. Over the years, Guido Sodo has been developing a project of original music inspired by the popular Neapolitan tradition and the Mediterranean basin with the Cantodiscanto, a group which he founded and with whom he has recorded 3 CD's: Cercando la terra (1997 and 2006 in re-edition, Ermitage), Medinsud (2001, Harmony Music), Malmediterraneo (2003, Forrest Hill Records) and Tutto il mondo è Paese (2010, imminent release). Malmediterraneo was classified in the World Charts Music Europe, a ranking of world music compiled by 50 specialized programmers of a European radio circuit; the song Malmediterraneo was listed in the fRoots Magazine compilation among the best European hits of world music.
With Cantodiscanto, Guido Sodo won the Città di Recanati Prize for a song he composed. The group has participated in the principal Italian folk music Festivals (the Carpino Folk Festival, Le vie dei Canti in Milan, the Notte della Taranta in Salento, the Festival di Montalcino/Val d’Orcia, the Festival di Sant’Arcangelo dei Teatri and others), going on tour abroad in three editions of the Festival Sete sois sete luas in Portugal, Spain, France and Cape Verde, and also participated in the Italian ethnic music festival Cap Sud at the Theatre Royal of Mons (B) and Musicalischer Sommer in Baden Baden (D). In 2007, Cantodiscanto was awarded the prize Andrea Sacco – Voce del Gargano.
He has collaborated with other ensembles playing folk music from the South, among these Ghetonìa, Tarantula Rubra Ensemble, Demotika Orkestar and with artists linked to the Neapolitan folk music tradition, including: Alfio Antico, Enzo Avitabile, Antonio Infantino, Antonello Ricci, Patrizio Trampetti, Arnaldo Vacca, Marcello Vento and Tonino Zurlo, for whom he curated the musical arrangements and the artistic direction for the Cd Nuzzole e parole (2007, Anima Mundi).