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La Taranta (The Spider Dance)

A musical and social phenomenon from Galatina

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Italia Slow Tour at Galatina (Lecce, Apulia) to investigate the musical and social phenomenon called Taranta, from the past to nowadays.

Who were this women called Tarantate and what origin had their malaise?

The only way to be cured was with the sound of the drum, it seems…


Cover pic courtesy of Flickr user foC’s

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