plurinstrumentist, composer, dancer.
Instruments: tympanum, cymbalum, crotala, bucina, sirinx,
oblique flute and double reed instruments, cithara, crepundia, tintinnabula,
percussions and prehistoric wind instruments. Voice and recitation.
the youngest age plays the natural musical instruments of the prehistory
and of the antiquity, winds and percussions. She realizes comparative
and interdisciplinary researches on their diffusion, typology, function,
techniques of use and symbolism; a research centered on the role of the
feminine in the art, in the sonorous world and in the movement, mainly
dealing herself with the musical instruments employed dancing.
Been born (in the
'76) in Tuscany, in a house in the woods, she grows following
the intense artistic activity of their parents (father paleorganologist,
mother painter), following them in their numerous travels, coming in contact
with different ethnic realities and their uses and customs. Above all
the different music, dances and the "ritual theatre of the sounds"
they develop a fundamental role in her formation.
1983 - with Cristina Svane American teacher of dance
begins to practise the study of the movement, animal dances, primitive
and inspire to the nature.
1985 - Learns and practises the musical instruments of
the origins and actively participates in the hundred concerts, laboratories,
animations and courses held by her father, Walter Maioli, among which:
the researches and experimentations of the natural sounds and the prehistoric
musical instruments in the caves of Toirano, and of Borgio Verezzi in
Liguria. Radio program " Sonorous Exploration of the caves"
realized by the Radio Dutch VPRO (June 85). Accompanies the concerts and
the demonstrations of experimental archaeology employing the prehistoric
musical instruments introduced to the Symposium of Archaeology to Amsterdam
(nov.' 86) to the Museum of Leiden and for the inauguration of the Museon
of Den Haag, for twenty years to the symposia on the Prehistoric art in
Val Camonica, the activities of the Natural Art Laboratory in the park
of the Ticino (MI), to the Pfahlbauland in Zurich, to the palafittes of
Fiavè (Tr), to the Bridge of Veja in Verona and for different years
in the caves of Toirano in Liguria.
She deepens the studies and the practices on the origins of the dance,
prehistoric dances, animals movements, primitive dances and with the employment
of musical instruments.
1991 - with Walter Maioli founds the group "Art
Primitive Sound" recording the CD "Musical Instruments from
Prehistory - The Paleolithic."
1991/92 - Develops performances of prehistoric music
inside the prehistoric caves of Toirano in Liguria, to Narce in the Valley
of the Treja, to the Palafittes of Fiavè (Tr) and to Luine, Boario.
1993 - Participates to the installation Fort Klank for
the conservatory of Den Haag in Holland where she plays and dances with
the group Papua Sampari.
1994/95 - She works in the park of experimental archaeology
Archeon in Alphen a/d Rijn in Holland, where she conducts laboratories
on the prehistoric musical instruments for children, develops and coordinates
the daily performances of prehistoric and Roman music and dance. Participates
to the realization of the CD "200.000 Jaar Muziek" 200.000 years
1995/2006 - together with Walter Maioli and Nathalie
van Ravenstein founds the project SYNAULIA music's of ancient Rome, with
which records the CD's SYNAULIA and realizes an intense activity of researches
and international concerts participating in dozens of demonstrations of
experimental archaeology developed in Holland, in the park Archeon, in
the museums of Leiden and Amsterdam, in Germany, in the museums and in
the amphitheaters of Munchen, Trier, Xanten, Aalen, Berlin, Bonn. Participates
in prestigious reviews of classical music and develops concerts in museum
environments and archaeological sites in the different Italian cities.
Concerts and performances in particular places as the Mausoleum of August,
the Traianus Markets, the Thermal baths of Diocleziano, Ostia Antica,
1998 - In the role of fairy musician-dancer participates
in the Film "A Midnight Summers Dream" by Michael Hoffman, with
Michelle Pfeiffer and Kevin Kline.
1999/2004 with SYNAULIA and with Archeosonus works in
three prestigious performances of Giorgio Albertazzi, “Around Dante”,
“Eros I want to sing” and “Mami, Pappi and Sirens in
Great Greece”, shooted at the Theater in Pompeii for "History
of the Italian Theater" of Albertazzi and Fo transmitted by RAI 2.
It is between the founders and conductors of The Soundcenter, Il Centro