Feast in the farmyard 2018

Feast Nell'Aia 2018

Saturday, September 8 from h. 19

The ancient tradition of Neapolitan mandolins posteggia will be the protagonists of 'eighth of the Nell'Aia Festival, An annual event of 'Fontevecchia Association of Spoltore that closes the summer events and opens the autumn session. Saturday, September 8, from 19, a Borgo Case Troiano of Spoltore (Pe) will be held the traditional event which will take part for the first time, Salvatore Iasevoli and the posteggia Napoletana. The artist is one of the promoters of'A Ghinnéss, The largest gathering of mandolin and masks of Pulcinella in the world that takes place, as usual, on the first Saturday of May in Naples and whose Fontevecchia had the honor to take part just last May.
Nell'Aia Festival is dedicated to all members, friends, co-workers and sympathizers Fontevecchia. It 'an evening that will be spent in the company ofTypical food, wine, traditional cakes made by the cook Fontevecchia robber and, this year, ancient traditional music, Cultured and traditional Salvatore Iasevoli and the posteggia Napoletana.
But what is posteggia? It 'a walking music group or even the place where he stopped to play a band. The word derives parked, of course, from "puosto" which is the place occupied by those who carry out an activity that is directed to the public. The vendors, for example, occupy a permanent place on the public highway so it is easy to talk about '' or puosto d '' or verdummaro "or other sellers.
Today is not easy to find a group of four or five people that play and one of them sings, as well as in the tradition of parking attendants. What is the favorite place for gentlemen? Of course, restaurants or cafes.
In the film of Luciano De Crescenzo"Thus Spake Bellavista" are, however, only one valet who, armed with a guitar, captivating smiles caters to diners in a restaurant when they find him. At one point approaches the table and pulls out a card on which is written: Do not sound as not to disturb. Thank you. It also earns a tip ...
The origins of the Neapolitan posteggia are lost in the mists of time. Consider that inMuseum of Tarantoit retains a sixth century before Christ the cup that has a decoration depicting a feast and young people who enliven the banquet playing the lyre. But even before the Greeks and the Romans were usually listen to music at the feasts, as well as among the Egyptians.
A written document that specifically relates to parking attendants is the ' "seated", or ordinance of 1221 Frederick II of Swabia against street musicians who, at night, performing in taverns, disturbing the sleep of the Neapolitans.
Also Giovanni BoccaccioThat between 1327 and 1339 was in Naples, he noticed that there were such gentlemen. In 1569 the gentlemen formed in the church of St. Nicholas Charity to a corporation, a kind of trade union, which guaranteed fair compensation, assistance disease and a proper burial. In '600 there were in Naples, according to counts ofMarquis of Crispano, Well 112 taverns. Among the best known singers there was Pezzillo 'and Junno' or blinded.
In the '700 they stood out as places of posteggia the "pagliarelle the Sciummetiello" and Taverna of Carcioffole the Ponte della Maddalena, where we read the famous quatrain:

"Magnanimous, amice mieje and little 'vevimmo
nzino to nce it is ll'uoglio to the lamp;
who knows if all'autro munno nce vedimmo;
who knows if all'autro munno nThere tavern ".

At the time, some time in Naples, rampant our parking attendants who were not at anyone's service and were freely rewarded by the users of their music. In fact, the valets, after their performance, "went for the label," that is turned between the patrons with the famous "saucer." The offer was not meant as charity but as a recognition, even if made of coins, art. Better freedom that being subjected to stipendiuccio of a master.

We remember. Finally, they used a whole own jargon, the so-called "parlesia", even incomprehensible to the same Neapolitan. For example, the bread was called "illurto," the miser "schiancianese" chicken "pizzicanterra" guitar "allagosa 'or' 'at cummara", the "bulb" mandolin, "chopping" violin, money " 'bane and" wine "chiarenza" female breasts'' and tennose ".

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