COUNTDOWN to THE 2015 EAST HARLEM GIGLIO FEAST/FESTA di GIGLIO! COME ON DOWN!Posted: August 2, 2015 Filed under: East Harlem Events, Music, New York City, Pleasant Avenue | Tags: 2015, Feast, Giglio, giglio feast, Giglio Society of East Harlem, Pleasant Avenue, RAISING OF THE GIGLIO 6 Comments
Neapolitan song historyPosted: February 16, 2013 Filed under: FYI, Italian Genealogy, Music Leave a comment
Fabulous blog,which celebrates the neapolitan song!
ITALIAN CULTURE - Made in Italy -
“…e i’ so’ napulitano
e si nun canto io moro!”
[… I’m Neapolitan and if don’t sing I die!]
For Neapolitan people the passion for the music and the wish to sing get deep roots.
Undoubtedly, Naples has played an important and vibrant role over the centuries not just in the music of Italy, but in the general history of western European musical traditions.
Even In America, Neapolitan music is very popular, from the casinos of Atlantic City and the streets of New York’s Italian neighbourhoods to the remotest corners of the country.
The classic “Canzone napoletana” (Neapolitan song) is a mix between the ancient popular singing and folkloristic singing. Historically, the siren Parthenope singing maybe, characterized the popular singing of this population as a song that was born from love to clear hurdles and become undying.
The “popular singing” is the singing of the…
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Canzone Napoletana-Click on link belowPosted: February 16, 2013 Filed under: FYI, Immigration history, Italian Genealogy, Music 1 Comment
Canzone Napoletana-Click on link below
East Harlem’s Festa di GiglioPosted: July 11, 2011 Filed under: Italian East Harlem, Music, New York City | Tags: 2011, East Harlem, Festa di Giglio, Giglio 2 Comments
Bistro Six Presents: Freddie Lando!Posted: June 7, 2011 Filed under: Music, New York City Leave a comment
Ladies and Gentlemen, meet Freddie Lando, “The Golden Voice of the Bronx.”Posted: May 22, 2011 Filed under: Music, New York City Leave a comment
Allow me to introduce you to Freddie Lando. Freddie is a multi-faceted vocalist extraordinaire! He hails from the Bronx, New York, and is a “must see,” especially if you enjoy an evening filled with melodic reverie!
So, without further adieu, check out Freddie’s site and don’t forget to click on his “upcoming shows” page.
West Side Story – ProloguePosted: March 28, 2011 Filed under: Music, New York City | Tags: East Harlem, Italian Harlem, New York City, Tenements, video, West Side Story, YouTube Leave a comment
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Trust me, this is the “Mother Load” of Italian music. All in one place…all ready for you to sit back and enjoy!!! Click on the link below and be prepared for a plethora of Canzone Italiana!Posted: March 4, 2011 Filed under: Music Leave a comment
L’Italia in Brasile – Alcune tra le più belle canzoni italiane del passato
Talking about (and listening to…)MalafemmenaPosted: May 16, 2009 Filed under: Music Leave a comment