FOLK music – Italian folk music “Stornelli” by Uccio Aloisi

A real folk Italian music “Stornelli Salentini” one of the most beautiful Italian traditional folk music by UCCIO ALOISI GRUPPU, a real expression of the Italian tradition the Italian feeling: the Salentina music, the best sensation of the Italian traditions. Any Italian in the world should know that Mr Uccio Aloisi and his Gruppu still executes a real Italian tarantella music for dance and party dancing. CONTACT UCCIO ALOISI FOR A LIVE CONCERT in THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, ARGENTINA, CHILE, BRAZIL…
Magico Baile tradicional Italiano la famosa Tarantella Pugliese que tambien se baila en Napoles (Napoli) CONTACTA UCCIO ALOISI PARA TU FIESTA O FESTIVAL ITALIANO EN ESTADOS UNIDOS, ARGENTINA, CHILE, BRAZIL, AUSTRALIA…
Uccio Aloisi Gruppu, Domenico Riso, Gino Nuzzo and the Maestro Antonio Calsolaro and Mr. Uccio Aloisi performance this excelent Italian tarantella (called pizzica pizzica in Salento) in a very nice and old place in Pressice Italy maintaining the original tarantella ‘s style of the last centuries. for more info about Uccio Aloisi Gruppu please visit

The music of Italy ranges across a broad spectrum of opera and instrumental classical music, the traditional styles of the country’s different regions, and a body of popular music drawn from both native and imported sources. Music has traditionally been one of the cultural markers of Italian national and ethnic identity and holds an important position in society and in politics. Italian innovation in musical scales, harmony, notation, and theatre enabled the development of opera in the late 16th century, and much of modern European classical music, such as the symphony and concerto.

The most important are Neapolitan song, canzone Napoletana and the tarantella called pizzica pizzica in Salento Puglia. Besides opera, some regional music in the 19th century also became popular throughout Italy. Notable among these local traditions was the Canzone Napoletana the Neapolitan Song and the Tarantella. Although there are anonymous, documented songs from Naples from many centuries ago, the term, canzone Napoletana now generally refers to a large body of relatively recent, composed popular music—such songs as “‘O sole mio”, “Torna a Surriento”, and “Funiculi Funicula”. In the 18th century, many composers, including Alessandro Scarlatti, Leonardo Vinci, and Giovanni Paisiello, contributed to the Neapolitan tradition by using the local language for the texts of some of their comic operas.
The tarantella as traditional music of Naples, Calabria and Salento (Puglia) was developed by popular songs created by anonymous folks and are part of the Italian 19th century style.
The stately courtship tarantella is danced by a couple or couples, short in duration, graceful and elegant, and features characteristic music. The supposedly curative or symptomatic tarantella is danced solo by a supposed victim of a “tarantula” bite, agitated in character, may last from hours to days, and features characteristic music.
The first dance originated in Naples and the second in Salento la Puglia. The Neapolitan tarantella is a courtship dance performed by couples whose “rhythms, melodies, gestures and accompanying songs are quite distinct” featuring faster more cheerful music.
Its origins may further lie in “a fifteenth-century fusion between the Spanish Fandango and the Moresque ‘ballo di sfessartia.'” The “magico-religious” tarantella is a solo dance performed supposedly to cure through perspiration the delirium and contortions attributed to the bite of a spider at harvest (summer) time. The dance was later applied as a supposed cure for the behavior of neurotic women.

is one of the most rappreentative group of Italian folk musicians, mister UCCIO ALOISI an 80 years old singer, called the Italian Compay Segundo, maintain the original traditional Italian style to transmit sensations and passion with each song

Uccio Aloisi (Italian Compay Segundo)Maestro fra i Maestri voice
Domenico Riso Voice and drums (Tamburello)
Maestro Antonio Calsolaro mandolin and guitar
Francesco Polito Mandolin and guitar
Gino Nuzzo voice and drums (tamburello)
Alessandro Grecuccio accordion and voice(fisarmonica)
Lucia Passadeo Voice and chorus
Pasquale Pizzolante drums (Tamburello)

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