“… Paolo Ricci’s music is located, as the music of his contemporaries that decided to follow the route tracked of Darmstadt’s brave generation, in an historical-cultural context which multiple pitfalls seem to bring to the leveling or even to aphasia…”

Gianmario Borio, from the preface of “Music language of Paolo Ricci”
curated by Renzo Cresti (Miano Editore, 1996)