BALLATE EUROPEE DA BOCCACCIO A BOB DYLAN
A complete history of the ballad with numerous examples and musical chords - a book full of anecdotes, curiosities and surprises - a cd with 81 ballads that guide us on our journey to discover European musical culture. The different topics covered range from the history of the ballad and its evolution, from the times of Dante to today, to themes still current and universal, such as sensuality and eroticism, infidelity, the return of the hero from war, impossible loves, just to name a few.
- L’EUROPA DEI POPOLI ATTRAVERSO LE RADICI COMUNI NEL FOLCLORE, by Giordano Dall'Armellina, Book Time 2013, 320 pages, includes a .mp3 CD with 81 ballads! ISBN 9788862182195