Folk dances, costumes, and customs of Italy
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Published by E.F. Gurzau in [Philadelphia] (1325 W. Roosevelt Blvd., Philadelphia 19140) .
Written in English



  • Italy,
  • Italy.


  • Folk dancing -- Italy.,
  • Folk dance music -- Italy.,
  • Clothing and dress -- Italy.,
  • Italy -- Social life and customs.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Elba Farabegoli Gurzau.
LC ClassificationsGV1655 .G87 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3039172M
LC Control Number82130612

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These dances and customs were considered to be a normal part of people’s lives. People were not going to a folk dance they were going to a dance, a social activity where they would have had a chance to eye up and have a dance with, other people from their community. Today some social dances and customs are still performed in this way. The Italian ethnic dance, called the Tarantella, have traditional costumes for women and men. The women traditional costumes are white, gathered skirts, white aprons, and a scarf around the neck pins. Italian Folk Dance has been an integral part of Italian culture for centuries. Dance has been a continuous thread in Italian life from Dante through the Renaissance, the advent of the Tarantella, and the modern revivals of folk music and dance. Italian peasants wore practical clothing for their daily activities, with simple pants and shirts for the men and blouses and skirts for the women, sometimes with a bodice. Most items were made from simple fabrics, wool being very common. Color selection was limited to inexpensive gray and black dyes. One notable traditional Italian fabric is a Author: Ed Grabianowski.