Speak Softly Love (The Godfather Theme) by Nino Rota

Speak Softly Love (The Godfather) by Nino Rota (1911–1979)

Nino Rota, was born in Milan in 1911 and died in Rome in 1979. In 1919 he began studying the piano with his mother, and at the age of eight he started to compose. “Speak Softly Love (Love Theme From The Godfather)” is a song written for The Godfather (1972), the first film of the Francis Ford Coppola’s Godfather trilogy. While its instrumental version is simply known as “The Godfather theme”, it’s vocal version is “Speak Softly Love”. The Godfather theme is inspired by Southern Italy lyrical singing style. The vocal version was made popular by Andy Williams. The words are by Larry Kusik but the music itself is by Nino Rota.

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The Godfather Soundtrack. 21 Measures. 2 Pages. Time Signature 4/4. Key of E minor.

Category: 20th Century, Italy, Soundtrack

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2 responses to “Speak Softly Love (The Godfather Theme) by Nino Rota”

  1. Very nice version. I like it in Ami key as well. It is possible to find many variations. This one is nice and with capo 3th fret it is even better.

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