Saturday, March 10, 2007

The Alan Lomax collection: Italian treasury - Sicily (1954)


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The voices and instruments of peasants, fishermen, shepherds, salt and sulfur miners, cart drivers, storytellers and strolling players bring us murder ballads, dance music, lullabies and a tale of battling knights: song of love, work, and devotion connected to the yearly round. Recorded in the field in the 1950s, this historic document restores to us the colourful and dramatic universe of sounf of the Sicilian past

Where not stated, performers are unidentified

01 Carrittera ° Domenico Lanza 1.42
02 Battle between Orlando & Rinaldo ° Roberto Genovese 8.22
03 Cialomi ° Michele Ilari & chorus 3.24
04 Canti dei salinai ° Alberto Piacentino & Salvatore Frigerio 1.19
05 Surfarara ° Rocco Meli & Elio Perconte 2.52
06 Surfarara ° Marco Croce, Giuseppe Infuso & Chorus 1.33
07 U pisari ° Marco Croce 0.59
08 U metiri 2.02
09 Ballu da curdedda ° Francesco Genzone, Raimondo Geraci, Santo Orlando 4.53
10 Ninna nanna ° Antonina Sergi 1.07
11 A la Nicusiota 2.04
12 U pisari 1.36
13 Ninna nanna ° Concetta Agosta 0.57
14 Suonata for bagpipe 2.45
15 La storia di Cicciu Ulivieri ° Orazio Strano 4.01
16 Tammurinata 0.52
17 Nnuena ° Luigino Scollo & Pietro Guarrasi 2.18
18 Narrative song 2.06
19 Carrittera 2.54
20 A la ruggiera ° Lorenzo Franchina, Giovanni Sapone & Chorus 1.46
21 Tarantella ° Cirino Franchina 1.21
22 Ciuri di Pipi Messinesi ° Orazio Strano 2.51
23 Marranzanata 0.59
24 A sturnellu ° Francesco Tirendi & Chorus 2.51
25 Waltz 1.21
26 Tarantella ° Pietro Guarrasi, Luigino Scollo 2.06
27 A passioni ° Lorenzo Franchina, Giovanni Sapone & Chorus 5.30
28 Suonata for bagpipe and triangle 4.17
29 Carrittera 2.36

2000 • Rounder records 1808

Sicily

16 comments:

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I saw part of the match, Robertson's goal was great
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