The sounds of an Italian summer

Aug 13, 2022 273

Summer in Italy has arrived. Yes, it is a very strange year, which somewhat follows in the footsteps of the previous two: Coronavirus is still dominant and there’s climate change, the war in Ukraine, and why not, a sparkling election campaign in August. Wandering through the sunny and deserted streets of the city, we are desperately looking for holidays (whether physically or mentally).

And yet no matter where in Italy you are or what may be happening in the world, there is one thing that is constant: the score of sounds and noises that are unique to summer. There are moments when I decide to pause the routine recorder, close my eyes and listen, truly listen, to the sounds of summer. And what do I hear?

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