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Catterick
Wednesday, June 8th, 2016, 08:49 PM
The lost musical art of Germanic throat singing.

https://www.academia.edu/22666429/Throat_Singing_in_Old_Norse_Culture


There is some speculation and much conjecture that can be found about the likelihood of a form of singing known as ‘throat’ singing to have existed among the cultures of the Old Norse. One of the primary sources for this speculation can be found within the written accounts of a 9th century Hispano-Arabic traveller from Spain known as Ibrâhîm ibn Ya`qűb al-Tartushi. In his visit to the town of Schleswig (modern day Hedeby) located in the Schleswig-Holstein region of northern Germany, Al-Tartushi provides a short and pointed description of a form of singing that has a striking similarity in its description and style to that of the throat singing that can be found in the indigenous cultures of Scandinavia’s neighboring circumpolar Nordic regions.

Shadow
Thursday, June 9th, 2016, 01:08 AM
The lost musical art of Germanic throat singing.

https://www.academia.edu/22666429/Throat_Singing_in_Old_Norse_Culture

This is interesting. Throat singing is very cool.:thumbup