serenades: Mi votu e mi rivotu - E Vui durmiti ancora- etc.
Songs of spiteful: Sturnillata dispittusa - Santaluciota - etc.
Songs of job of the farmers: A pampina dill'alivu - U mulinaru -
Songs of marriages: Cu ventu e cu suduri - La soru mia etc.
Songs of sea as: - U paliu di harchi arimi - N'menzu o mari etc.
Songs of legend: U giganti ca GigantissaGiant - Colapisci -
Christmas songs: Misteri Gaudiusi - Litanies - you play of Bagpipe etc.
Songs of carnival: Carnascialate - Mottetti
Songs - childish - ninne nanne - filastrocche - Sciogli lingua etc.
Traditional songs: Vitti 'na crozza Ciuri ciuri - Tarantella cantata
(Tarantella Missinisi called U Ballittu)
the most famous dance in the whole Province of Messina, nowadays it is
still performed by dancers in an extemporaneous way, the dance is
frenetic and danced to the rhythm of 6/8 eighths, it requires a lot of
skills and synergy in the expressions of the choreography movements. The
dance is performed mostly during religious and village festivals,
especially during the celebrations of the two equestrian statues “Mata e
Grifone” (The legend says that they founded the City of Messina). “U
Ballittu” takes place every year in August.
Dance of the rope: “U ballu da cordella”:
dance pagan it has origins of the XIV° century, to the epoch, it was
used to dance, during the parties in spring, it symbolized, the four
seasons, and to wish the good result of the harvest of the wheat some
grape of the olives. It is an interlacement of 24 or more colored ropes
that weave him, and they loosen him around a pole of around tall 5
Dance of the sea: (Tarantella del mare):
you/he/she was danced, from the fishermen with their families and the
people of the place, to celebrate a good result of an abundant fishing
as the fishing of the tunas (Mattanza) and the harvest of the coral.
Dance of the harvest of the grape: (U Ballittu):
he/she also anchors today it you/he/she is danced, in extemporaneous way
in all of our Province in Messina in particolar motion in a country of
the south zone of called Messsina “St. Filippo”e was danced by the
carriers of grape, from the workers, during the vintage and the pressing
of the grape.
THE TOOLS THAT WE USE
Accordion - guitar - mandolin - bagpipe - organetto - drum - I
whistle - pipe - marranzano - and so many saltris you orchestrate
annually organizes besides "National Assembly of the Bagpipe"
CD - Cantannu - sunannu and ballannu
CD - Them birth nuveni Saint
CD - Sicilian Water-color
CD - "Friscalettu 'ntra lu strittu"