Paulu Zedda

Paulu Zedda is an improvisational poet or cantadori, according to the south Sardinian tradition of mutetu longu. He is also professore a contratto of the musical ethnology of Sardinia at the University of Cagliari. Zedda has published several studies on oral traditional poetry in Sardinia, including Sa Cantada: I Poeti Improvvisatori; Unu de Danimarca benit a carculai: Il mondo poetico di Ortacesus nelle registrazioni e negli studi di Andreas Fridolin Weis Bentzon tra il 1957 e il 1962; and “La cantada campidanese a fini,” in Su cantu de sei in Sardinnia; L’arte dei mutetus.

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