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Italian folk songs [sound recording] collected in Italian-speaking communities in New York City and Chicago

Catalog Data

Lomax, Alan 1915-2002  Search this
Murolo, Giambattista  Search this
Murolo, Angiolina  Search this
Soru, Giuseppe  Search this
Soru, Nello  Search this
Giagu, Filomena  Search this
Belluomo, Giuseppina  Search this
Trantino, Maria  Search this
Aprile, Concetta  Search this
Trantino, Pietrina  Search this
Trantino, Rosina  Search this
Profita, Giuseppe  Search this
Vittori, A.  Search this
Di Domenico, Bettina  Search this
Iodice, Ortensia  Search this
Pacifico, Silverio  Search this
Pacifico, Candida  Search this
Santolo, Civitella  Search this
d'Egidio, Maria  Search this
Micili, Carlo  Search this
Gozzoli, Maria  Search this
Jacopetti, Marta  Search this
Macor, Anita  Search this
Dosso, Nives  Search this
Micili  Search this
Jacopetti  Search this
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Lomax, Alan 1915-2002  Search this
Bianco, Carla  Search this
Physical description:
1 Phonograph record: analog, 33 1/3 rpm; 12 in
Italian Americans  Search this
Phonograph records
Chicago (Ill.)
Recorded in Chicago, Illinois.
Performed in Italian.
Edited by Alan Lomax and Carla Bianco.
Recorded in: Chicago (Ill.), Illinois, Port Washington (N.Y.), Newark (N.J.), New Jersey, Bronx (New York, N.Y.), Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.), United States, New York.
Track information:
101. Quattro Stagioni, Le (The Four Seasons) / Giambattista Murolo. Guitar. Italy-Calabria
102. Riggitana a sdegno (A song from Reggio Calabria) / Giambattista Murolo. Guitar. Italy-Calabria
103. Riggitana / Angiolina Murolo. Guitar. Italy-Calabria
104. Strisciata / Giambattista Murolo. Guitar. Italy-Calabria
105. Serenade / Giambattista Murolo. Guitar. Italy-Calabria
106. Otavas / Giuseppe Soru, Nello Soru. Italy-Sardinia
107. Otavas / Filomena Giagu. Italy-Sardinia
108. Semana, La (The week) / Giuseppina Belluomo. Italy-Sicily
109. Oh, lallo (Go to sleep) / Maria Trantino
110. Serenade / Concetta Aprile. Guitar. Italy-Sicily
111. E sette spate / Maria Trantino, Pietrina Trantino, Rosina Trantino. Italy-Sicily
112. Tre sore (The three sisters) / Giuseppe Profita. Guitar. Italy-Palermo
113. Eh, n'avimm' a coce! (We must cook it!) / A. Vittori. Italy-Campania.
114. Lo `nbierno me mitt' `o liett' a ddorm' / A. Vittori. Italy
115. Stornelli a dispetto (Derision songs) / Bettina Di Domenico. Italy-Salerno
116. Passion Ballad / Ortensia Iodice. Italy-Ponza
117. Care cumbare (Dear godfather) / Silverio Pacifico, Candida Pacifico, Civitella Santolo. Italy-Ponza
118. Ninna nanna (Lullaby) / Civitella Santolo. Italy-Ponza
201. Stornelli from the fields / Europe,Italy-Puglie
202. Mariannina / Maria d'Egidio. Italy-Molise
203. Ninna nanna (Lullaby) / Maria d'Egidio. Italy-Molise
204. Quanne la veduvella fa lu liette (When the young widow makes##her bed / Maria d'Egidio. Italy-Molise
205. Mena lo vendo e mena lo rumano (Blows the wind and blows the##Roman wind) / Maria d'Egidio. Italy-Molise
206. Vintage song / Maria d'Egidio. Italy-Molise
207. Song of Mastriglia, the Bandit / Carlo Micili. Guitar. Italy-Lazio
208. La mia mamma l'e vecchierella, The Sleeping Potion / Carlo Micili. Italy-Lazio
209. Two rhymes for games / Micili. Italy-Lazio
210. Rhyme against the rain / Micili. Italy-Lazio
211. Folk prayers / Maria Gozzoli. Italy-Tuscany
212. Chi bussa alla mia porta? (Who is knocking at my door?) / Marta Jacopetti. Italy-Tuscany
213. Marcellina su per le scale (Marcellina up on the stairs) / Jacopetti. Italy-Tuscany
214. All `Oespedal di Genova / Jacopetti. Italy-Tuscany
215. Di qua e di la dal Piave (On this side and that side of the##Piave River) / Italy-Emilia
216. E l'alegrie a e dai zovins (Merriment is for the young) / Anita Macor, Nives Dosso. Italy-Fruili
217. La mi' morosa l'e veccia (My lover is an old girl) / Anita Macor, Nives Dosso. Italy-Fruili
218. Ghiovanin color di rose (Young man, the color of roses) / Anita Macor, Nives Dosso. Italy-Fruili
219. E mi maire me l'ha ditt' (And my mother told me) / Anita Macor, Nives Dosso. Italy-Fruili
Publisher number:
FE 4010 Folkways Records
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, 600 Maryland Ave., S.W., Suite 2001, Washington, D.C. 20024. Call 202-633-7322 for appointment. Fax: 202-633-7019. Email:
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Local number:
Folkways 4010
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections