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Abbassare il volume
to turn down the volume
Accordare
to tune
Alzare il volume
to turn up the volume
Avere orecchio
to have an ear for music
Ballare una canzone
to dance to a song
Il discografico
A person working in the record industry
La discoteca
disco, dance hall, nightclub
Melodico
melodic
Musicale
musical
Le prove
rehersal
Essere stonato
to be tone-deaf
Essere intonato
to be musically inclined?
Il ritmo
rhythm
Lo sparito
score
Il ritornello
refrain, chorus
Comporre
to compose
Applaudire
to applaud
Il disco
record
Il buttafuori


(A.K.A. "BUTTA!") :D
bouncer (at the entrance to a nightclub, for example)
Le casse
speakers
L'amplificatore
amplifier
Il testo
lyrics
Il suono
sound
Il cantautore
singer-songwriter
Il/La corista
singer in a chorus
Il/La cantante
singer
Fischiare
to boo, whistle
Lo stadio
stadium
Il palcoscenico, Il palco
stage
Essere in tournee
to be on tour
Il camerino
dressing room
Il microfono
microphone
Il/La musicista
musician
Il violino
violin
Il violoncello
cello
La tromba
trumpet
La tastiera
keyboard
Il sassofono
saxophone
Il Pianoforte
piano
Il flauto
flute
La fisarmonica
accordion
La chitarra
guitar
La batteria
drum
Il basso
base guitar
Il/la giornalista
journalist
Intervistare
to interview
Il/La fotoreporter
photographer
L'edicola
newsstand
La cronaca nera
crime news
La cronaca rosa
celebrity news
La cronaca
news
L'edizione straordinaria
special edition
Il mensile
monthly newspaper
Il redattore/La redattrice
editorial staff person
L'abbonamento
subscription
L'inviato/a
correspondent
Il settimanale
weekly newspaper
Il quotidiano
daily newspaper
La rivista
magazine
L'emittente
TV station
Il telegiornale
TV news
Il periodico
Newspaper
Il/La cronista
reporter
Il redatore capo
editor-in chief
La redazione
editorial office
Le uova di Pasqua
Easter eggs (chocolate)
Il torrone
traditional Christmas nougat
La sfilata
parade
La Quaresima
Lent
Il patrono
patron, helper
La Pasqua
Easter
Il panettone
traditional Christmas cake w/ fruit, tastes more like bread than cake
Il pandoro
yet another traditional Christmas cake...
Il Natale
Christmas
I fuochi artificiali
fireworks
Il Capodanno
New Year's
La colomba
Easter cake, dove shaped
La Befana
Good witch that was once evil, but undergoes a change. gives presents to children on Jan, 6th (Epiphany)
Il discorso
speech
Tramandare
to pass down through the generations
Fare le corna
to knock on wood
Toccare ferro
to knock on wood (Literally "To touch iron")
In bocca al lupo!/Crepi il lupo!
Good luck!/Thank you!
(Literally, "In the mouth of the wolf!/Kill the wolf!)
Il Talismano
talisman
L'amuleto
amulet
Portare fortuna
to bring good luck
Portare sfortuna
to bring bad luck
Il malocchio
the evil eye
Il soprannaturale
the supernatural
Scongiurare
to ward off bad luck
La scaramanzia/lo scongiuro
superstitous behavior/action
Scaramantico/a
superstitous
Il/La chiromante
fortune-teller
Il folklore
folklore
La cultura contadina
peasant culture
stagionale
seasonal
La favola
fary-tale
La fiaba
fable
L'usanza/gli usi/i costumi
customs
Il gesto
gesture