Singing bones : ancestral creativity and collaboration

Singing bones : ancestral creativity and collaboration
Curkpatrick, Samuel
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  • Published: 2020
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Manikay are the ancestral songs of Arnhem Land, passed down over generations and containing vital cultural knowledge. Singing Bones foregrounds the voices of manikay singers from Ngukurr in southeastern Arnhem Land, and charts their critically acclaimed collaboration with jazz musicians from the Australian Art Orchestra, Crossing Roper Bar. It offers an overview of Wagilak manikay narratives and style, including their social, ceremonial and linguistic aspects, and explores the Crossing Roper Bar project as an example of creative intercultural collaboration and a continuation of the manikay tradition.

Related Subjects

Folk songs, Aboriginal Australian--History and criticism.
Folk singers--Northern Territory--Arnhem Land.

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ISBN:

9781743326770 (paperback)

Personal Author:

Curkpatrick, Samuel,

Title:

Singing bones : ancestral creativity and collaboration / Samuel Curkpatrick.

Publication Info:

Syndey, N.S.W., Australia : Sydney University Press, 2020.

Publication Info:

©2020

Physical description:

xiv, 222 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.

Content Type:

text

Content Type:

still image

Media Type:

unmediated

Carrier Type:

volume

Series Statement:

(Indigenous music of Australia)

Subject term:

Folk songs, Aboriginal Australian--History and criticism.

Subject term:

Folk singers--Northern Territory--Arnhem Land.

Series Added Entry-Uniform Title:

Indigenous music of Australia.

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