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italian folk music

Italian folk music is a term for all the traditional music of the Peninsula, since because of the history of Italy, for centuries divided into several small states, there is no single typical traditional music often, so they reflect the geographic location where they live: in the south of Europe and the center of the Mediterranean Sea: Arabic influences, African, Celtic, Persian, Venetian, Latin, and slaves. To date, the traditional Italian music is often divided into different geographic spheres of influence, a classification system proposed by Alan Lomax in 1956. Celtic influences and slave of choral projects and group entry of the north in contrast to the strident monody Greek, Arab and African south. In central Italy these influences are combined, while the indigenous traditions such as storytelling and ballad singing remain. Sardinian traditional music is also distinct from the rest of Italy, and is known for its polyphonic singing of the levels. Some Italian folk music are: the trallallero, the pawl, the tarantella and its variants (pinches, tammurriata) Over the past 15 years he has made a comeback popular music, particularly the traditional dances, which are performed in big festivals also revisited in a modern and, in all southern regions, of which the most famous in Apulia.

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