Pillorikput Inuit: Inuktitut Arias for All Seasons

This CD is now available for purchase online at SingSong Inc.

FEATURES:

• 16 tracks of solo arias and duets with instrumental accompaniment drawn from the sacred music repertoire of the Moravian Inuit of Northern Labrador

• Performances by Inuit singers Deantha Edmunds and Karrie Obed with support from the Innismara Vocal Ensemble, as well as string quartet and organ accompaniment

• All music reconstructed from manuscripts held in the Moravian churches of coastal Labrador, representing an Inuit performance practice that dates back over 200 years

• Arias, duets, and choruses celebrate key events in the liturgical year, including Christmas, Passiontide, and Easter, as well as community celebrations like Married People’s Day and Church Festival Day

Click on the CD cover for the playlist.

Sample tracks:

    Ahâk Ahâk upkuerrutjilaukpunga (Reissiger) 3’40” - Deantha Edmunds & Chorus
    Kânnorle KanoK¸ pivianadlarput (LaTrobe) 4’50” - Karrie Obed & Deantha Edmunds