Thule I

This unique musical voyage through ethnic Greenlandic music, starts with 48 recordings from the Thule area 1906-1962.

Austrian, Norwegian and Danish music ethnologists travelled since 1906 to the far north, to capture the unspoiled traditional ethnic music of the Inuit.

You can hear shaman songs from a long forgotten time of spirits – drum songs played by Inuit hunters, lullabies and even examples of sledge dog signals from 1937.

Recorded at people’s homes in Thule in 1906 – 1909 – 1937 and 1962.

Each song have index in English with details of artist, lyrics etc.