Liguria: Polyphony of Ceriana

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Rounder Records
)

Recorded in 1954 by Alan Lomax
Introductions by Edward Neill and Goffredo Plastino; notes by Mauro Balma 

Recordings made during Alan Lomax’s 1954 journey to Liguria’s western Riviera, featuring performances of breathtaking vocal polyphony in the trallallero style by the Compagnia Sacco from the mountain village of Ceriana.