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Traditions

Folk songs of the Montagna Pistoiese

There was a time that songs recalls...

The folk songs are considered the most colorful way to pass down ancient traditions through popular ballads and songs. The Montagna Pistoiese, in the full respect of local customs and traditions of the small mountain villages of which it is composed, is committed for more than a century to sing their land.

Luigi, an old master, a tiny fraction of Glass Songbook this splendid and evocative territory, sang and played in the early 1900s telling the costumes of yesteryear. He spread a tradition made of musicians, entertainers and affectionate characters to cultura montana they always belonged. In 1995 thus Gigetto del Bicchiere storyteller who play local folk songs to perfection, and that is recognized throughout Tuscany to be not only art but also poetry. Di un tempo che fu, resti memoria (memory of a time that was), according to a verse of one of his songs, this group is the example of how the ancient history can be told today in order not to lose touch with the values of their land.

Gandhi of Glass now boasts many investments within the Tuscan territory, and even a hosted at San Remo on the occasion of the first festival dedicated to this special genre. White shirt, Maroon vest and Red handkerchief around your neck are now the emblem of the traditions of the Pistoia mountains, by binding inseparably the ancient name to the territory and to the customs of the past.

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