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Ricordando Vincenzo Ancona

(23 02 2010) Joseph Sciorra

Poet, visual artist, raconteur, singer, immigrant laborer, friend.

Vittoria Pietropaoli, An Appreciation

(29 06 2009) Joseph Sciorra

A contadina performer of musica popolare is a constant companion.

An American Folklorist in Italy

(21 02 2009) Joseph Sciorra

Alan Lomax’s stunning photographs from Italy (1954-1955) are published.

"C'è la luna": Anatomy of an Italian-American "Folk" Song

(14 06 2008) Joseph Sciorra

An Italian-American standard turns out to have a convoluted history that belies the simplistic label “folk song.”

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