Tagaq, Tanya - Sinaa (Mega Blowout Sale)

SKU 23-SS 137 05
This is different and fairly unique, as it is Inuit throat singing in a bit more modern clothing than what is thought of as traditional Inuit vocal music.
Tanya Tagaq was born in 1977 and raised in an Inuit community. She studied at Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax. While there, she took an interest in traditional Inuit throat singing, a multiphonic and percussive form that is customarily performed by two people. Thus she was obliged to teach herself a solo variation and later taught others, thus generating partners with whom she was able to sing in duo.
In 2000, Tagaq was at the Great Northern Arts Festival where some of her paintings were exhibited. Unexpectedly invited to sing, she attracted attention and was recommended to Björk. The following year she joined the Icelandic singer on tour, appearing on her 2004 album, Medulla. She has also performed with Shooglenifty and the Kronos Quartet, including a concert at Carnegie Hall. Tagaq has stretched the boundaries of the form and has greatly expanded its audience potential.
Sinaa, released in 2005, was her first album.
  • LabelOLI
  • UPC5026950020726
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