"A parulluccia" - L'Alba

Cover album
  • artist:L'Alba
  • featured artist:Régis Gizavo
  • region:Corsica
  • release year:2018
  • style(s):A Cappella, Tradimodern
  • country:France
  • formats:Audio File / Digital, CD (Compact Disc)
  • record posted by:L’Alba
  • label:L'Alba
  • publisher:L'Alba
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L’Alba’s music is characterized by its Mediterranean sounds, its voices deeply rooted in tradition and its set of eclectic instruments. The attention paid to composition and arrangement gives their polyphonic songs a spirit of their own. The singing musicians of l'Alba like to say that their Corsican musical tradition is not set in stone, but on the contrary in movement, alive and ever evolving. In recent years, the band has surrounded itself with an increasingly large collective around its core. Exceptionally talented musicians have joined the group and have become involved in their musical universe, like the malagasy accordionist Régis Gizavo (deceased in July 2017) whose enthusiasm to participate in this adventure was very inspiring. The Indian harmonium, bass and guitars form the base of l’Alba's music, while the violin (wind instrument) soloists adapt to their phrasing the characteristic melismas of ancient polyphonic singing. Polyphonic vocals always join the main voice carrying the melody all while remaining faithful to the aesthetics of traditional singing. At each concert l’Alba offers you an invitation to travel; the listener is always drawn to other countries, as the variations are so diverse and the musical palette wide. During this trip, the singing tour consists mainly of creations, accompanied by some traditional pieces sung a cappella in trio, true to ancestral agropastoral practices.