Cantata of the warrior woman Daragang Magayon / written and performed by Merlinda Bobis.
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This product forms part of the following series: Listening Room.
Broadcast on "The Listening Room" on ABC Classic FM, 6 April 1998.
Non-commercial recording. For study purposes only.
Poet and performer Merlinda Bobis grew up at the foot of a volcano in the Philippines. Using natural sounds, poetry, songs and incantation, she moves back through memories of childhood tales, through the history of her people. This is radio version of a performance work.
The programme also includes 3 pieces by musicians from a hill tribe from the southern highlands of Mindanao, recorded in performance at the 1995 Brisbane Biennial.
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