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African Grace in Central Australia: community choirs, reconciliation and intercultural performance

Rickwood, Julie


The ‘African Grace’ concert in May 2011 brought together the Grammy Award winning Soweto Gospel Choir from South Africa and a number of community choirs from Central Australia. After a week of encounter and exchange, the combined choirs performed a concert at the Araluen Centre in Alice Springs which presented a powerful statement of intercultural engagement and collaboration. This article explores the historical, cultural, social and musical circumstances in Central Australia that enabled this...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014-12-01
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Community Music
DOI: 10.1386/ijcm.7.3.343_1


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