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December 2022 #14 - Global Top 40 Canto Dei Mesi (track)
January 2022 #29 - Global Top 40 Nebbi 'a La Valle (track)
December 2021 #8 - Global Top 40 Nebbi 'a La Valle (track)
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Via Medina is a street in Naples (I) by the port, a sort of borderline between the city and the sea. It has always been like this, a meeting point of different cultures and people, since the first approach of seamen and travelers to the city. This crossroads, most probably, was at the same time a starting and departure point for music: new rhythms from across the sea reached our remotest valleys while our melodies traveled towards distant lands following the memory of travelers and seamen. So starting from our dialect, our instruments, our harmonic series, Viamedina developed into a musical project that explored different roads in order to give new life to an already rich patrimony of secular memories. Mediterranean and Balkan suggestions and sonorities, sometimes perhaps a hint of musical traditions from across the sea, but above all an acoustic atmosphere with a large use of not strictly Mediterranean percussions. Classic, acoustic, and battente guitars, bouzouki, oud, accordion, violin, acoustic bass, winds, etc.
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