Diego Carpitella

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Diego Carpitella (Reggio di Calabria, 1924-Rome, 1990) Italian was a professor of ethnomusicology at La Sapienza University in Rome. He is considered one of the greatest scholars of Italian folk music and has written and published many essays on the subject. He collaborated with the Centro Nazionale Studi di Musica Popolare from 1952 to 1958, collecting more than 5,000 Italian folk songs. He was also the founding editor of the journal Culture musicali and a co-founder of the cultural magazine Marcatre.

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Agamennone, Maurizio and L. Di Mitra, eds. L'eredità di Diego Carpitella.Etnomusicologia, antropologia e ricerca storica nel Salento e nell'area mediterranea. (2003) Nardò, Besa Editrice. ISBN 88-497-0217-5