Gurrumul

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  • Hardcover
  • 356 pages
  • Gurrumul
  • Robert Hillman
  • English
  • 05 July 2019
  • 9780733331169

About the Author: Robert Hillman

Robert Hillman is a Melbourne based writer of fiction and biography His autobiography THE BOY IN THE GREEN SUIT won the Australian National Biography Award for 2005 His critically acclaimed MY LIFE AS A TRAITOR written with Zarha Ghahramani was shortlisted for the Prime Minister s Literary Award for Non Fiction in 2008 and was published widely overseas.After many years of teaching in high scho


GurrumulReading Gurrumul Author Robert Hillman Bassgrotto.co.uk From Concert Halls To Recording Studios And Into Aboriginal Heartlands, This Is The Story Of Australia S Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu This Unique Indigenous Man Is One Of The Most Inspiring Music Stories Of Our Generation Part Road Trip, Part Biography, Robert Hillman S Account Of Gurrumul S Life And Music Offers Rare Insights Into The Sources Of His Inspiration The Book Includes Interviews With Family And Friends, Song Lyrics And Exclusive Photographs His Story Is One Of A Great Talent Revealed And Of An Astonishing Musical Gift That Has Left Audiences All Over The World Spellbound The Book Includes An Exclusive CD Of Remixed Songs From His Bestselling Albums Gurrumul And Rrakala Featuring Rare Remixes Of The Songs B Pa And Gurrumul History I Was Born Blind And Warwu.

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10 thoughts on “Gurrumul

  1. Lisa says:

    The only way for you to experience a moment of the magic of the music I am listening to right now, is for you to listen to a YouTube video of the artist, Gurrumul, making his exquisite music But that will not be quite the same, for I am listening to the CD that comes with this gorgeous book by Robert Hillman, and every track seems haunting than the last It is, the blurb tells me, an exclusive CD of remixed songs from his bestselling albums Gurrumul and Rrakala featuring rare remixes of the songs B pa and Gurrumul History I was Born Blind and Warwu The music was recorded by Skinnyfish Music, a Darwin based company which records and promotes the work of Indigenous musicians Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupinguin Galiwin ku is a Yolnu man He comes from Galiwin ku Elcho Island , off the coast of Arnhem Land, not far from Darwin Born blind in 1969, he plays drums, keyboards, guitar and didgeridoo, but it s his singing that has made the world sit up and take notice He has a glorious voice, and he sings in the languages of his Yolnu clan Galpu, Gumatj,and Djambarrpuynu, and in English He used to perform with Yothu Yindi, but then with Saltwater Band These days he performs solo.A big, coffee table book, t...

  2. Anna Keating says:

    Enjoyable read, nicely paced and showing Gurrumul, his life and music A sound appreciation of Yolnu people, their music and the journey of those who thought to share Gurrumul s voice and songs with us Thank you.

  3. Lib Ruytenberg says:

    An interesting read A bit too much about the background peoplenot enough about the man.