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“...e i' so' napulitano
e si nun canto io moro!”
[… I’m Neapolitan and if don’t sing I die!]
For Neapolitan people the passion for the music and the wish to sing get deep roots.
Undoubtedly, Naples has played an important and vibrant role over the centuries not just in the music of Italy, but in the general history of western European musical traditions.
The Next Breath
By Charlie Giardino
My East Harlem family friend, Charlie Giardino, has just published his new poetry book on Blurb.com. Charlie was born and raised in East Harlem, and lives in the Bronx.