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GAI SABER - La Fabrica Occitana
GAI SABER
La Fabrica Occitana

Fy 8112
Dunya Records
Italia
 
1 CD



Enjoying a growing international public and critical consensus following their previous efforts GAI SABER are now ready to unveil the latest chapter of their musical saga. On La fabrica occitana the band’s rediscovery of Occitanian roots filtered through the effulgence of futuristic electronic sonorities reaches new levels of perfection, honing to a fine art the musical mongrelizing that is their declared trademark. Here, the encounter between digital rhythms and the melodies of troubador poetry is finely balanced: each sound, whatever its origin, is placed with acute attention to harmony, giving rise to tracks that, although extremely varied in terms of style, all carry the same hallmark of refined craftsmanship. The fruit of meticulous sonic manipulation La fabrica occitana offers tangible evidence of how folk music can stretch its boundaries while staying firmly rooted to its native soil. Eschewing the clichés of rock for samplers and digital processing with this album GAI SABER make a courageous attempt construct a bridge between past and future that will be of particular benefit to younger generations of listeners. Formed in 1992 as Kalenda Maia, GAI SABER took their present name in 1996 and the following year released their debut album Troubar R’òc. In June 1999 the band’s second CD Esprit de frontiera saw the participation of Ares Tavolazzi, Elio Rivagli and Vincenzo Zitello. In 2000 and 2001 GAI SABER took part in numerous festivals both in their native Italy and abroad, and at the same time began to forge their ethno electronic sound marrying traditional instruments to digital samplers and drum machines, producing the album Electroch'òc in 2002 in which the rhythms of Occitanian music shared the same floorspace with drum & bass and trip-hop atmospheres. The widespread critical acclaim the album received resulted in the group (who hail from Peveragno in Cuneo’s Valle Pesio) embarking on a three-year European tour. GAI SABER are: Chiara Bosonetto (vocals), Maurizio Giraudo (bagpipes, hurdy-gurdy, flutes, vocals), Maurizia Giordanengo (melodeon), Paolo Brizio (melodeon, djembe, derbouka, vocals), Elena Giordanengo (harp, drums and Provençal flutes, vocals), Jose Dutto (drums), Alessandro Rapa (acoustic guitars, bodhran, vocals, samples and programming).



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Chiara Bosonetto (vocals), Maurizio Giraudo (bagpipes, hurdy-gurdy, flutes, vocals), Maurizia Giordanengo (melodeon),
Paolo Brizio (melodeon, djembe, derbouka, vocals), Elena Giordanengo (harp, drums and Provençal flutes, vocals),
Jose Dutto (drums),
Alessandro Rapa (acoustic guitars, bodhran, vocals, samples and programming).

 
 
 

CABIT - Tre Re dall'Oriente / La Stella Cometa
from CD "Unico Figlio"
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
24 April 2019 - h:21.00
Liguriani
in "Fischia il vento - Canti e musiche della Resistenza in Liguria"

SOMS Diritto e Doveri
Vado Ligure (SV) - Italy


28 April 2019 - h:20.00
Ester Formosa & Elva Lutza
Dalston Roof Park
London


03 May 2019 - h:21.00
Ester Formosa & Elva Lutza
Teatro Alekestis
Cagliari - Italy


10 May 2019 - h:8.30
Liguriani
Mayschoss
Germany


11 May 2019 - h:8.30
Liguriani
Venner Folk Frühling
Büningsweg 1
Venne - Germany


12 May 2019 - h:17.00
Ester Formosa & Elva Lutza
Villa Pamphilii
Rome - Italy


12 May 2019 - h:19.00
Arturo Stalteri
S.S. Apostoli

Roma

A Low & Loud Trilogy


23 May 2019 - h:8.00
Liguriani
Dahrenstedt
Germany


24 May 2019 - h:8.00
Liguriani
Salzgitter
Germany


25 May 2019 - h:8.00
Liguriani
Mönchegladbach
Germany


25 June 2019 - h:21.00
Liguriani
Mare e Miniere Festival
Vecchia Torrana
Portoscuso (CI) - Sardinia - Italy


27 June 2019 - h:20.00
Liguriani
Castel Tirolo
Merano (BZ) - Italy


28 June 2019 - h:20.00
Liguriani
Feste Musicali a Castel Roncolo
Via Castel Roncolo
Bolzano (BZ) - Italy


29 June 2019 - h:8.00
Liguriani
Andy Lang Konzertscheune
Banhofstrasse 1
Gefrees - Germany


30 June 2019 - h:15.00
Liguriani
Langenau
Germany


30 June 2019 - h:20.00
Liguriani
Bischofsgrün
Mainleus - Germany


19 July 2019 - h:18.30
Liguriani
Rheingau Musik Festival
Burg Schwarzenstein
Geisenheim-Johannisberg
Germany


20 July 2019 - h:16.00
Liguriani
Rheingau Musik Festival
Draiser Hof- Weingut und Gutshotel Baron Knyphausen
Eltville Am Rhein
Germany


21 July 2019 - h:16.00
Liguriani
Rheingau Musik Festival
Garden of The Eltzerhof
Elteville - Germany


23 August 2019 - h:20.00
Liguriani
Kehl
Germany


 
 
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