Land of Fire

O'Connell, Ryan.


  • Abstract: Land of Fire is an orchestral work comprised of three movements, each based on a different chant sung by Lola Kiepja and recorded by ethnologist Anne Chapman in 1966. Kiepja was the last true Indian of the Selk'nam people, the former inhabitants of the largest island of Tierra del Fuego. The use of these chants as melodic source material within a new harmonic/textural setting is meant to ... read more
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