Quarantined Italians took to their balconies for a second time on Friday evening to sing the national anthem and rousing soccer anthems to lift morale amid the country's severe coronavirus outbreak. Opera singer Laura Baldassari leans out of her window in Milan to sing during a flash mob launched throughout Italy to bring people together and try to cope with the emergency of coronavirus on Friday evening. A Rome resident uses pot lids as make-shift cymbals as she takes part in a music flash mob from her balcony. Turin musician Federica Magliano plays the harp as part of the flash mob which was launched across Italy on Friday evening. Musicians Federico Sirianni and Federica Magliano play from their balconies to keep up the moral during a nationwide lockdown.
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Balcony singing in solidarity has been a growing reaction to the coronavirus lockdown in Italy this weekend. From the southern cities of Salerno and Naples, and the Sicilian capital Palermo to Turin in the north, residents of apartment buildings and tower blocks are continuing to sing or play instruments, or to offer DJ sets, from their balconies in a trend that is spreading from Italy across Europe to Spain and even to Sweden. In one district of Rome neighbours entertained each other with a rendition of the folk song Volare, while in Florence the opera singer, Maurizio Marchini, sang the popular Puccini aria Nessun Dorma from Turandot. They waved over at us and we waved back.
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Leontyne Price was not the first black singer to grace the roster of the mighty Metropolitan. That belated honor fell to Marian Anderson. Nor was the mighty and influential Met the first major opera company to dare break the race barrier. But Price was the first international operatic diva, the first universally adulated prima donna, whose skin happened to be dark. The young woman from Laurel, Miss.
The song achieved great chart success, peaking at number 6 on the UK Singles Chart. It also peaked at number 3 in Italy, number 4 in Iceland and number 10 in Finland. The B-side to the single was an instrumental, "Slipin' 'N' Slidin'",  a rather obscure song originating from another old Jamiroquai tune called "Mr Boogie", which was a live-only song. The song is featured in Ubisoft game Just Dance 2.