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sat 17 jun 2017 22:00 

Field recordings of Alan Lomax from the Italian Piemonte and Valle d’Aosta.

   

Recordings from the Alan Lomax’s incredible library of field recordings.  The CD Italian Treasury: Piemonte and Valle d’Aosta is really the most important on in this collection. Alan Lomax and his partner, Diego Carpitella recorded this in a short amount of time, in the fall of 1954. This a few years before Piermontese traditions would drastically change due to the arrival of television and the massive migration of young people to the large cities.
CD. Italian Treasury, Piemonte and Valle D’Aosta. Label: Rounder (2004), code: CD82161-1807-2.

More information: http://www.rambles.net/lomax_pvda04.html

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