Woman of Trapani
The musical program is formed from Sicilian songs, dances and music, originated from collection of studios of the Sicilian traditional folk music, like: Alberto Favara, Leopoldo Mastrigli, Francesco Paolo Frontini, Gaetano Emanuele Calì and so on..
PROGRAM short and normal:
The musical program can be fulfilled from a minimum 10 (ten) minutes to a maximum 1 (one) and half-hour.
DESCRIPTION OF SONGS AND DANCES:
The Sicilian songs performed from the “CORO CITTA’ DI TRAPANI” are the expression of the works:
on the field, on the sea, on the salt works and on the love.
They are very musical and rhythmical so much to make an atmosphere very suggestive;
while, the Sicilian dances performed the end of the works:
harvest (dance of the nail “Ballo a Chiovu”); grape-harvest (“Roggiu”); harvest-time the salt (“Jolla”); and for the love: engagement and courting (“’U Nozzu”); for wedding (“Contradanza”) and in short, for the Carnival’s period (“Fasola della Tubbiana”).
The instruments are:
“Marranzanu” – “Bummulu” – “Friscalettu” – “Acciarinu” – “Tammureddu” – “Accordion” – “Mandolin” – “Quitar”
DESCRIPTION OF POPULAR INSTRUMENTS:
The popular and archaic instruments are:
“Marranzanu” – “Bummulu” – “Friscalettu” – “Tammureddu” - “Acciarinu”
which are described in this web site:
MANIFESTATIONS ORGANIZED BY THE ENSEMBLE/ASSOCIATION:
The manifestation organised by Ensemble is called:
“Sagra della Ginestra” of Erice.
It represented an art, handcraft, culture, popular traditions and picture exhibition.
To the manifestation can participate any style of business work.
Besides, in the Christmas period, the “CORO CITTA’DI TRAPANI” suggests a Christmas concert’s from the qualification “The liturgy songs into Sicilian popular tradition”.
DESCRIPTION TRADIDIONAL FOLK CUSTOMES:
The members of the Folkloric Group "CORO CITTA' DI TRAPANI" wear the traditional folk costumes originated from collection of studios of the Sicilian popular culture, like:
Giuseppe Pitrè, Salvatore Salomone Marino, Antonio Uccello.
The traditional folk costumes for the men, are:
While for the women:
Besides, the men weared on the cold weather, a cloth coat's, called: "Scappularu"; while the women weared a long black mantle, wool and silk, called: "Fadigghia".
Coro "Città di Trapani" - Via Alcamo 51 - 91100 Trapani - ITALY - Tel.Fax ++39 092325620 - 0923861134