Alessandra Belloni

Alessandra Belloni

 New York City, New York, USA
BandWorld

Alessandra Belloni is the only woman in USA and Italy to master Southern Italian percussion, singing, and ritual trance dance. Her music is made of mystical-erotic rituals, love laments, and prayer songs of Southern Italy- a sensual, spellbinding web spun from the ecstatic tarantella ritual.

Biography

Alessandra Bellonis' concerts are a fiery percussive journey through the South of Italy featuring  magic rituals and trance dances as the tarantellas, healing chants and ritual drumming, in honor of the Black Madonna (Mother Earth Goddess) sensual  love ballads, haunting lullabies, and original songs by A. Belloni inspired by the powerful rituals and rhtythms of the enchanting lands of Italy and  Brazil and their passionate people. 

Discography

SULILLO MIO - Shanachie 1985

DEA FROTUNA - SHANACHI - 1989

EARTH SUN AND MOON - LYRICHORD 1995

TARANTATA - DANCE OF THE ANCIENT SPIDER -SOUNDS TRUE 2000

TARANTELLE E CANTI D'AMORE - NAXOS WORLD 2003

COMPILATION;

 ELYPSIS ARTS 9 GLOBAL CELEBRATIONS, MOTHER EARTH LULLABIES, MEDITARRANEAN LULLABIES

DIVINE DIVAS - ROUNDER RECORDS

RHYTHM FOR KIDS - NAXOS WORLD

TARANTELLE E CANTI D'AMORE- NAXO WORLD (2003)

Set List

The repertoire varies from:

 PIZZCARELLA - healing trance tarantella dance used to cure at the mythical bite of the tarantula, a mental disorder that afflcited mainly women who danced in a frenzy a very erotic dance to set themselves from the imaginary spiderweb of the society.

CUNCTI SIMUS - Medieval chant and rumming in honor of the Black Madonna from Spain

CANTO DI SANT'IRENE- Original song by Alessandra Belloni inspired by the Goddes of love and Waters from brazil, Yemanja, and Oxun goddess of eros, rivers and love.

CANTO  DI YEMANJA E OXUN -
 PADRE CICERO-  Brazilian traditional song from the North East

 PALOMMA D'AMMORE - original love songs by Alessandra Belloni

- CANTO DA SEREJA- Brazilian chant to the mermaid

THE NGITH OF THE SHOOTING STARS - Original love song by Alessandra Belloni

LU RUSCIU DI LU MARI - Traditional love lament and trance dance dance connected tot he bite of the tarantula, also known as the bite of love, sad story of a woman sufering