Musica e dischi

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Musica e dischi
Logo Musica e Dischi.jpg
Frequency Monthly
First issue October 1945
Final issue March 2010
Country Italy
Based in Milan
Language Italian
ISSN 0027-4526
OCLC number 9955628

Musica e dischi is the oldest music industry publication in Italy. It was founded in October 1945 in Milan, Italy on the initiative of the journalist and musicologist Aldo Mario De Luigi, a former senior record of VCM (now EMI Italy). [1] In the beginning, the magazine was published with the name Musica (Dischi was added on the second edition) on a monthly basis. Musica e dischi later issued a list of best-seller music recordings nationally. On its 735th edition on December 2009, Musica e dischi director Mario De Luigi announced that they would publish an online magazine since March 2010 and stop the publication of physical magazine after 65 years. [2]

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  1. "La Storia". Musica e dischi (in Italian). Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  2. "Cambia Musica e Dischi: da marzo solo in formato digitale (e in abbonamento)" (in Italian). 29 November 2009. Retrieved 30 September 2011.