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Tundra songs / music by Derek Charke.

Author/Creator:
Charke, Derek, 1974- composer.
Publication:
Toronto, ON : Centrediscs, [2015]
Format/Description:
Sound recording
1 audio disc (55 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
Distribution:
Franklin, TN : distributed by Naxos of America Inc.
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Standardized Title:
Works. Selections
Subjects:
Songs with instrumental ensemble.
Throat singing.
String quartets.
Folk songs, Inuit.
Quintets (Electronics, violins (2), viola, cello).
Electronic music.
Songs (Medium voice) with instrumental ensemble.
Monologues with music (String quartet).
Form/Genre:
Chamber music.
Songs.
Folk songs.
Soundscapes (Music)
System Details:
digital optical
audio file CD audio
Summary:
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.
Contents:
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).
Participant:
Tanya Tagaq and Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory, vocals ; Kronos Quartet (David Harrington, John Sherba, violins; Hank Dutt, viola; Jeffrey Zeigler, cello).
Notes:
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.
Contributor:
Tagaq, 1975- singer.
Kronos Quartet, instrumentalist.
Contains:
Container of: Charke, Derek, 1974- Inuit throat song games. Selections.
Container of: Charke, Derek, 1974- Tundra songs.
Container of: Charke, Derek, 1974- Cercle du Nord, no. 3.
OCLC:
904452657
Publisher Number:
773811210158
CMCCD 20915a Centrediscs
CMCCD 21015 Centrediscs