This is Our Home : Ngindaji ngarragî muwayi : for SSAA choir piano and percussion
by Steve Hawke and Paul Stanhope (2017)
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This is our home (Ngindaji ngarragî muwayi) : from 'Jandamarra, Sing for the Country', for SSAA choir piano and percussion / music by Paul Stanhope; Bunuba text by June Oscar and Patsy Bedford, English text by Steve Hawke.
Library shelf no. 782.7542/STA 2 [Available for loan]
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This is our home (Ngindaji ngarragî muwayi) : SATB choir, piano and percussion / music by Paul Stanhope; English text by Steve Hawke ; Bunuba text based on song words by June Oscar and Patsy Bedford.
Version: This product features the SATB Choir with chamber ensemble version of this work
Library shelf no. 782.5542/STA 5 [Available for loan]
This piece is the final movement of Jandamarra - Sing for the Country - a music drama work originally for large choral and orchestral forces about the Indigenous resistance hero from the 1890s who fought white settlers and police in order to protect his people and country from invasion. As well as being a remembrance of Jandamarra and all he means to the Bunuba people, the song is a celebration of family, of language and of country.
Instrumentation: SSAA choir, djembe (or darabuka) drum, suspended cymbal, piano.
Duration: 5 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — Senior youth choir level required. High standard pianist.
Commission note: Commissioned by Gondwana Choirs.
English text by Steve Hawke, Bunuba text based on song words by June Oscar and Patsy Bedford.
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