Pillorikput Inuit – Inuktitut Arias for All Seasons



• 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.

Price: $20 (includes Canadian shipping, handling, and taxes)

Please make cheque or money order payable to Dr. Tom Gordon and write “Pillorikput Inuit CD” on the memo line. Send payment to:

MMaP Research Centre
School of Music
Memorial University
St. John's, NL  A1C 5S7

Sample tracks:

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





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