youre a star.
excellent stuff. i didnt realise that ooioo's version wasnt the original.
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, "Gullasch Baronen"
> Here is the original version of OOIOO's song "Uma":
> "SECONDO CORO DELLE LAVANDAIE" by Roberto De Simone
> - La Gatta Cenerentola was a radical reinterpretation of the Cinderella
> tale, done in Neopolitan dialect in 1976 by De Simone, who, since the
> 1960's, organized groups like Italy's NCCP to reinterpret and reinvent
> enduring folk tales from his country's (and Europe's) culture and
> What De Simone uncovered in his deep anthropological studies was a
> Neopolitan equivalent to the Wicker Man of sorts; a pagan culture
> by the vast reaches of Catholicism that would consume Italy later; a
> matriarch-based shepherd/farming community with complex ritual-based
> relationships with pure and unqiue musical communication, brought to
> this stage performance excerpted here. By far "Secondo Coro Delle
> made for one of the wildest moments of the mini-opera, almost taking
> skeleton of some downtown NYC No-Wave, or comparable to the Slits or
> in some ways