Quick Lessons

Ferragosto 2020 e i Tormentoni Estivi

Listening to Italian music is one of the most consistent pieces of advice I give to students. But when preparing my customary list of recommended artists and songs, I somehow always neglect a musical phenomenon particular to Italian summers: the tormentone estivo.

Ferragosto Fever

You may have seen our Instagram posts explaining the origins of Ferragosto and some of the kinds of celebrations that…