Note: Discussed in this part: Country dance with accordion. Choral songs in valley and solo singing in the hills, Trescone (figure dance with skipping step) from Riolunato, near Modena. Song: "La bella veneziana." Maggio (sung play) from Reggio Emilia based on Tasso, long passages of sung poetry. Alan reads passage from the ironic Renaissance chivalric poetry of Ariosto's Orlando Furioso (in English translation). Orlando still inspires the traditions of Pistoia region. A May song, "Maidens arise." Vittorio, a charcoal burner, who is the town poet, sings a poem about the lives of the charcoal burners and talks about a four-way improvised poetry contest he once participated in, in which he took the part of the earth, and others the sky, etc.