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Ambrogio Sparagna with Paolo Prato

Ambrogio Sparagna with Paolo Prato

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Canti delle mondine (literally, riceweeders’ songs) are work songs from northern Italy, performed by female workers. The songs and the typical singing style associated with them were featured in several films beginning in the early 1950s...