"Italian Radio Hits and Christmas," is the new compilation dedicated to the great Italian hits of the moment and Christmas songs performed by great artists of the national music scene. The double CD is signed by the label "Solomusicaitaliana" led by Stephen Constable and collects 30 tracks, for autumn and winter all to live and sing. In the tracklist, are for example "Burn for you" Elisa, "One of these days" Nek, "Libre" Alvaro Soler feat. Emma, "Everything here happens" Negramaro, but also "It's already Christmas" by Biagio Antonacci, "Christmas without" by Marco Mengoni, "Christmas Gifts" by Antonello Venditti and "The coming year will be" by Lucio.
Francesco Canona or Canova was born near Milan in 1497 and died in 1543. It was his place of birth rather than his family name which was almost exclusively used when referring to him during his professional life. He was the personal lutenist in Rome to Cardinal Ippolito de Medici and to Popes Leo X (1513-1521), Clement VII (1523-34), and Paul III (1534-1549). Francesco’s first printed works date from 1536. In that year, three publications appeared, two of which were devoted only to works by Francesco. The third was an anthology in which his music can be found alongside anonymous dances and pieces by his contemporaries.