Rhythm is The Cure (Southern Italian Tambourine). By Alessandra Bellonin. For Percussion. Squareback saddle stitch. Intermediate. Book/DVD Set. 112 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.21463DP).
ISBN 9780786676774. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.
This book with DVD (111 min.) will introduce the reader to the tambourine and folk dance tradition of Southern Italy, the Tarantella. Students will learn the techniques of Tarantella tambourine playing as well as the history of this ancient tradition. This book reflects 25 years of field research and performance by the author, Alessandra Belloni.