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Baiaime's Ngunnhu suite

Composer: Elena Kats-Chernin
Commissioned by:
 LEC and Moorambilla Voices
Premiere: The 1998 First Christmas concert concert on 26-Sep-2009 
Movements: 6

This suite celebrates the Gamilaroi and Wiradjuri people of Western New South Wales. In particular, it is inspired by their building of a surviving man-made structure that is older than Stonehenge: the Brewarrina Fish Traps. The premier performance was at the Moorambilla Festival in 2009.
 1. Baiaime Ngunnhu
     2. Knowledge
 3. Fading Waterholes, Yellowing Grass
     4. Longing
     5. To Decide
     6. Dance To Call the Rain