on the following web address to listen to six traditional folk songs
Silvestre, a musicologist and collector of oral Abruzzese songs, is a
teacher of music and
the Ethnographic museum in Mutignano, near Pineto, province of
Teramo. He has
formed an association "Il Passagallo" with five more enthusiasts, to
document and preserve the traditional folk songs of the region.
On their website you'll find 2 never before published MP3's with
Abruzzese folk songs handed down orally from generation to
There is a lot of interest in what they are doing since the
music and lyrics they are collecting are on the brink of extinction,
nobody has ever written them down.
(You must have a
soundcard and be
able to play .mp3 format clips)