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Re: OOIOO - "Uma"

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  • domsbore
    youre a star. excellent stuff. i didnt realise that ooioo s version wasnt the original. ...
    Message 1 of 2 , Sep 28, 2006
      youre a star.
      excellent stuff. i didnt realise that ooioo's version wasnt the original.

      --- In theboredoms@yahoogroups.com, "Gullasch Baronen"
      <theclosethipster@...> wrote:
      > Hello
      > 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
      life in
      > this stage performance excerpted here. By far "Secondo Coro Delle
      > made for one of the wildest moments of the mini-opera, almost taking
      on the
      > skeleton of some downtown NYC No-Wave, or comparable to the Slits or
      > in some ways
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