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Limited to 500 copies. Packaged in a tip-on, mini-LP sleeve with original artwork. "First time available since its original release on the Italian Ri-Fi label, Maria Monti's 1974 LP Il Bestario is a rare item even in its native country. The music of Il Bestiario is a prime example of 'the new art-song' of the 1970s, as Alvin Curran calls it - lush, dynamic and full of intelligence and beauty. In addition to lyrics by the infamous poet Aldo Braibanti, Il Bestiario features arrangements and synthesizer from legendary avant-garde composer Alvin Curran, as well as the soprano saxophone of jazz-great Steve Lacy.Sourced from the original master tapes and remastered by Taylor Deupree. Strictly limited to 500 copies on CD format only. Packaged in a tip-on, mini-LP sleeve with original artwork.Monti is an Italian singer and actress with a noteworthy career, performing as a cabaret singer in the '60s, an ambitious avant-garde folk artist in the '70s, and starring in films by directors such Sergio Leone (Fistful of Dynamite) and Bernardo Bertolucci (1900) all the while."