Inuit music
Traditional Inuit music, the music of the Inuit, has been based on drums used in dance music as far back as can be known, and a vocal style called katajjaq (Inuit throat singing) has become of interes...
Polyphonic overtone singing
Overtone singing is a voice technique where it seems like one person sings two notes at the same time.You can sing the overtone scale on one fundamental. Another fundamental has its own overtone scale...
Overtone singing
Here's a basic walk-through I put together explaining how to bring out the overtones. I ran by each step really quickly so if you have specific questions fee...
Nukaaka Coster-Waldau
Nukaaka Coster-Waldau (née Sascha Nukaka Motzfeldt; born 23 February 1971), aka Nukâka, is a Greenlandic singer, actress, and a former Miss Greenland. She is married to Danish actor Nikolaj Coster-Wal...
Taima (band)
Elisapie Isaac (also known simply as Elisapie) is a Canadian pop singer, broadcaster, documentary filmmaker and activist. Born in Salluit, Quebec to an Inuk mother and a father from Newfoundland, she ...
Taima (band) - Wikipedia
Pisik
Pisik (also known as pisiit or piheq) are a form of Inuit drum dancing. Songs with dancing but without drumming are called aton. Each pisik functions as a personal song to a drummer and is accompanied...
Music of Nunavut
Early European immigration brought new styles and instruments to Nunavut, including country music, bluegrass, square dancing, the button accordion and the fiddle.Nunavut is a territory of Canada, inha...
Music of Nunavut - Wikipedia
Madeleine Allakariallak
Madeleine Allakariallak is a Canadian Inuit musician and television journalist. Formerly a member of the Inuit throat singing duo Tudjaat, from 2005 to 2007 she was also the host of the weekly newsmag...
Yakatat
The yakatat is a type of bowed string instrument native to Alaska, described by ethnomusicologist Daniel Brinton.
Tudjaat
Tudjaat are Madeleine Allakariallak and Phoebe Atagotaaluk, two Inuit women from Nunavut, Canada who are keeping the ancient tradition of Inuit throat singing alive. Tudjaat got its start when Madelai...
Tagaq
Tanya Tagaq (born Tanya Tagaq Gillis and sometimes credited as Tagaq) is a Canadian (Inuk) throat singer from Cambridge Bay (Ikaluktuutiak), Nunavut, Canada, on the south coast of Victoria Island. Aft...
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Overtone singing
Overtone singing—also known as overtone chanting, harmonic singing or throat singing—is a type of singing in which the singer manipulates the resonances (or formants) created as air travels from the ...
Inuit throat singing
Inuit throat singing or katajjaq is a form of musical performance uniquely found among the Inuit. (A stylistic precursor called Rekuhkara was formerly practiced by the Ainu in Hokkaidō, Japan, but its...
Inuit throat singing - Wikipedia
Tautirut
The tautirut (Inuktitut syllabics: ᑕᐅᑎᕈᑦ or tautiruut, also known as the Eskimo fiddle) is a bowed zither native to the Inuit culture of Canada.Lucien M. Turner described the "Eskimo violin" in 1894 ...
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Simeonie Keenainak
Simeonie Keenainak is an Inuit accordionist and retired RCMP officer from Pangnirtung, Nunavut, Canada. He is also a photographer and hunter. He has performed at the Pangnirtung Music Festival and was...
Lucie Idlout
Lucie Idlout (born Tatanniq Lucie d'Argencourt) is a Canadian singer/songwriter from Nunavut. She is the daughter of Leah Idlout-Paulson and granddaughter of Joseph Idlout.After the release of several...
Lucie Idlout - Wikipedia
Tumasi Quissa
Tumasi Quissa (born in 1948) at a camp near Akulivik, Quebec, Canada is a singer-songwriter and a carver. Tumasi and his brother performed a few songs live on Canadian national television as part of 1...
Qilaut
The qilaut (Inuit: "that by means of which the spirits are called up", syllabic: ᕿᓚᐅᑦ) is a type of frame drum native to the Inuit cultures of the Arctic.The drum is distinctive in that it has a handl...
Beatrice Deer
Beatrice Deer is a Canadian Inuk singer from Quaqtaq, Quebec. She released her debut album, Just Bea, in 2005, and won a Canadian Aboriginal Music Award for Best Inuit/Cultural Album. In 2010, she rel...
Beatrice Deer - Wikipedia
Susan Aglukark
Susan Aglukark, OC (Inuktitut syllabics: ᓲᓴᓐ ᐊᒡᓘᒃᑲᖅ suusan agluukkaq), (born 27 January 1967) is an Inuk musician whose blend of Inuit folk music traditions with country and pop songwriting has made h...
Susan Aglukark - Wikipedia
Elisapie Isaac
Elisapie Isaac (also known simply as Elisapie) is a Canadian pop singer, broadcaster, documentary filmmaker and activist. Born in Salluit, Quebec to an Inuk mother and a father from Newfoundland, she ...
Elisapie Isaac - Wikipedia
Pamyua
Pamyua (/ˈbʌmjoʊ.ə/ BUM-yoh-ə) (literally: "it's tail" in Yup'ik from pamyuq "tail of animal or kayak; chorus of song; upper stern-piece of kayak") is a Yupik musical group from Anchorage in the U.S. ...