Touring and Inuit Throat Singing in Canada’s Arctic

Nov 01, 2012 49:49

In this edition of the NACOcast, founding host, Chris Millard reprises his role with the NACOcast while on tour with the National Arts Centre Orchestra in Cananda’s North. Chris is joined by Inuit throat singers Evie Mark and Akinisie Sivuarapik. They discuss throat singing history and technique ... and its intersection with Western classical music in Canadian composer Alexina’s work, “Take the Dog Sled”, currently being performed by the NAC Orchestra in Nunuvat, the Northwest Territories and the the Yukon.