The Resource Sound bridges : a profile of Gurrumul, Felicity Plunkett

Sound bridges : a profile of Gurrumul, Felicity Plunkett

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Sound bridges : a profile of Gurrumul
Title
Sound bridges
Title remainder
a profile of Gurrumul
Statement of responsibility
Felicity Plunkett
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses Gurrumul's career, acclaim, awards, writing and singing in Yolngu, refusal to participate in celebrity culture, quality and universality as singer and performer, aim of building Yolngu culture; Soft Sands; Yothu Yindi; commentary by Robert Forster, Sting, Neil Finn, Michael Hohnen; Indigenous identity; literal and figurative function of sound bridges; Apology to Stolen Generations; reconciliation; other Indigenous artists singing in English about reconciliation; Gurrumul and Rrakala albums; Northern Territory Indigenous Music Education program; "In Gurrumul's music, metaphor and translation are part of a bridging that offers transcendecnce. His own musical re-imaginings create texts of bliss, the effects of which are heightened by the scaffolding of silence. In the context of a reconciliation-in-progress, Gurrumul's music is a sound bridge that shows a way forward into the possibilities of 'both ways' and fusion." [from concluding paragraph]
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Plunkett, Felicity
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Yunupuingu, Geoffrey Gurrumul
  • Yunupingu, Galarrwuy
  • Garrett, Peter
  • Heiss, Anita
  • Watson, Samuel Wagan
  • Rudd, Kevin
  • Carmody, Kev
  • Roach, Archie
  • Hunter, Ruby
  • Kelly, Paul
  • Rubuntja, Wenten
  • Hawke, Bob
  • Dessaix, Robert
  • Everett-Smith, Dewayne
  • Charles Darwin University
Label
Sound bridges : a profile of Gurrumul, Felicity Plunkett
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Publication
Note
  • "Indigenous issue" [from cover page]
  • Felicity Plunkett is a poet and critic. She has a PhD from the University of Sydney. Her first collection of poetry Vanishing Point won the Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Prize and was shortlisted for several other awards ... She is Poetry Editor with University of Queensland Press and a widely published reviewer."
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  • still image
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Label
Sound bridges : a profile of Gurrumul, Felicity Plunkett
Publication
Note
  • "Indigenous issue" [from cover page]
  • Felicity Plunkett is a poet and critic. She has a PhD from the University of Sydney. Her first collection of poetry Vanishing Point won the Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Prize and was shortlisted for several other awards ... She is Poetry Editor with University of Queensland Press and a widely published reviewer."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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      -35.292556 149.118617
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