Chamber music. Songs. Folk songs. Soundscapes (Music)
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Always at the forefront, seeking the new and pushing the boundaries of the traditional string quartet to its limits, it is no surprise the Kronos Quartet sought out Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq for another extraordinary collaboration with Juno Award winning composer Derek Charke.
22 Inuit throat song games. Lullaby (1:15) ; Throat song (0:47) Cercle du nord III (13:24) 22 Inuit throat song games. Song of a name (for a boy) (1:16) ; Dogs (1:46) Tundra songs. (29:38). Ice ; Water ; Sedna's song ; Lament of the dogs ; The trickster Tulugaq Sassuma arnaa: the woman down there (6:59).
First work for Inuit throat singer, string quartet and soundscape; second and third works for string quartet. Title from disc label. Recorded 9 May 2012; 22-24 August 2012 Studio Trilogy, San Francisco, CA. Program and biographical notes in English and French inserted in container.