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Pre-Occupied SpacesRemapping Italy's Transnational Migrations and Colonial Legacies$
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Teresa Fiore

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780823274321

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: January 2018

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823274321.001.0001

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A Multicultural Project in a National Square: The Orchestra of Piazza Vittorio

A Multicultural Project in a National Square: The Orchestra of Piazza Vittorio

Chapter:
(p.75) Aperture II A Multicultural Project in a National Square: The Orchestra of Piazza Vittorio
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Pre-Occupied Spaces
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Teresa Fiore

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Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823274321.003.0005

Part II (Houses) is a cultural mapping of the spaces where immigrants live/d, that is, residential buildings that have been or are intrinsically linked to the migration experiences from/to Italy as well as so-called ethnic neighborhoods. The Aperture that opens this part focuses on an area of Rome, Piazza Vittorio, which has come to represent the immigrant hub of the capital. It explores the square—a quintessential Italian space—both for its role in nation building and for its several layers of immigrant occupation. Through the analysis of Agostino Ferrente’s 2006 documusical The Orchestra di Piazza Vittorio, which recounts the creative project of forming a multi-ethnic orchestra in this piazza, the chapter highlights an interesting example of how preoccupations over the presence of immigrants can be substituted by new visions. In an area where the very meaning of “ethnic neighborhood” can be mapped at a trans-national level (multi-multi-ethnic) given the diversity of the immigrants’ origin, Ferrente’s documusical reflects a post-national scenario of cultural co-existence within an ethical vision that interestingly offers, especially in its final climax, a “success” story.

Keywords:   documusical, ethnic music, Agostino Ferrente, multiculturalism, The Orchestra di Piazza Vittorio, piazza, Rome, world music

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