Tarantelle e maschere - Balli e canti tradizionali in Irpinia - Vol.1
TA 018 CD
The region of Irpinia, in the province of Avellino east of Napoli, is the area in Italia with the greatest intensity of carnival rituals, including processional dances. Lengthy and spirited tarantelle dances with traditional masks weave their way through villages. The disc also presents other dances (batticulo, quadriglio, valzer, polka, & marzurka) and various songs performed with the hand organ. Recordings from 1984 to 1999.