The myth of James Bond in the book “007 Operation Sound”

NoonJune 22, 2022 – 12:21 pm

In Michelangelo Iossa’s book a journey through the history of soundtracks and original songs taken from films dedicated to the British spy

from Anna Santini

NapoliCittLibro OFF, permanent kermesse, conceived and organized by the Liber @ Arte association, with the patronage of the Naples Chamber of Commerce, proposes an event (Friday 24) dedicated to agent 007 James Bond, with the presentation of the book 007 Operation sound (Rogiosi Editore) by the journalist Michelangelo Iossa.

The journey through history

The book tells the Bond myth on a journey through the history of original soundtracks and songs from films dedicated to the British spy born from the pen of Ian Fleming. From Shirley Bassey to Billie Eilish, from Adele to Sir Paul McCartney, passing through Tina Turner, Sam Smith, i Duran Duran, Louis Armstrong or Tom Jones. It tells the songs that accompanied Bond’s film exploits, but also the orchestral themes of the saga, from the instrumental James Bond Theme by Monty Norman to the soundtrack of No Time To Die by Oscar winner Hans Zimmer. Iossa’s editorial work embellished with a preface by the legendary Monty Norman, award-winning British composer and creator of the James Bond Theme

The appointment on Friday

Appointment on Friday 24 June, at 6 pm, at the Bond Bar of the Grand Hotel Parker’s (Corso Vittorio Emanuele 135). Together with the author, he will speak Maurizio Marinella, who created the model worn by Ralph Fiennes’ Bond in the film Skyfall: a blue silk twill tie with a full and empty double rod embroidered in blue. Guests will be able to taste the Bollinger Champagne, present in the 007 saga from Moonraker onwards.

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June 22, 2022 | 12:21

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