The flavour of tradition and the excitement of innovation melt in
the new Ciapa Rusa, guided once again by its historical leader Maurizio
The irony, the invention and the stylistic breach of one of the
most famous bands in the italian folk scene, who conquered the public
of the last edition of "Tanz & Folkfest" in Rudolstadt.
The freshest and most exciting novelty from the extraordinary musical
tradition of southern Italy.
Asteriskos offers a musical repertoire that draws its origin from
the ancient ballads of the sicilian school of the XIII century.
Conti e Ombra Gaja
Mixing the magic of ethnic instruments with the classic style of
violin and flute, this band cleverly develops a sound that might
be defined as 'contemporary folk'.
The purpose of the group is the rediscovery and circulationof the
traditional music belonging to the Piedmontese peasant and mountain
Excellent Lombard band; their repertoire is a trait d'union between
the traditional song and the folk dance.
del Doppio Bordone
This band takes a special interest in the repertoire of airs and
tunes from the popular tradition of religious subject, assembled
in a highly evocative Christmas concert.
It's a rather new group, but its three musicians have a long experience
in playing traditional music. They base their repertoire on traditional
dances and songs from Liguria.
One of the most enchanting voices of Neapolitan music in these last
years, accompanied by a very refined and particularly 'mediterranean'
La Moresca Antica resumes, in a scrupulous and productive manner,
the study and re-proposal of the charming repertoire of sea melodies
For the last twenty years, Müsetta is the first name we have
associated to the peculiar music of the Italian Apennines, led by
the 'piffero' and the 'müsa'.piffero.
This group collects compositions by some authors of the cultivated
music of the Eighteenth century in Piedmont.
With their cultured and refined approach, these musicians offer
an effective insight into the traditional music of Liguria.
He is widely acknowledged as 'number one' among the virtuosi of
'friscaletto', the particular flute of the sicilian musical tradition.
A very interesting band devoted to the research of the true roots
of the popular music from the Apennines near Modena.
An incredible trio that can be considered, by full right, the future
of Piedmontese folk.
One would expect popular songs and instead what you find is a really
strong music, rock or folk-rock oriented, with a touch of South-America.