Singing Bones (Paperback)

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Singing Bones (Paperback)

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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 W gilak 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.
Product Details ISBN: 9781743326770
ISBN-10: 1743326777
Publisher: Sydney University Press
Publication Date: June 1st, 2020
Pages: 238
Language: English