Italy is a land forever associated with beauty: in music, in art and in nature. Down the centuries these stories were brought home by travellers, soldiers and merchants, returning crusaders, gypsies and pilgrims. Much loved and often repeated they grew in the telling to become wholly Italian in their nature - which is as much to say that today they are very beautiful indeed. The Merchant's Beautiful Wife; The Three Fools; Marco & the Cloud; Strega Nona; Angiola and her Beautiful Hair; The Shepherd who made the Princess Laugh; Oraggio and Bianchinetta; Clever Signor Crab. Download and start listening now!