Cantu a Timumi

DESCRIPTION: Italian. Forebitter shanty, about the timuni (helmsman). "A sciacca bucanura e bucareddi." The reasons why towns are famous are listed, e.g. Sciacca for its skewers, Trapani for pink coral, Marsala for its fish. Priests bless people. Grapes make wine
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1977 (Hugill-SongsOfTheSea)
KEYWORDS: shanty nonballad fishing clergy
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Hugill-SongsOfTheSea, p. 50, "Cantu a Timuni" (2 texts, Italian & English, 1 tune)
File: HSeSo050

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