Music in Pacific Island cultures : experiencing music, expressing culture / Brian Diettrich, Jane Freeman Moulin, Michael Webb.
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|Stan Getz Library||ML3774 .D54 2011||37684001076928||Library Stacks||Copy hold / Volume hold||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780199733408 (pbk. (main))
- ISBN: 0199733406 (pbk. (main))
- ISBN: 9780199733415 (hardback)
- ISBN: 0199733414 (hardback)
- ISBN: 9780199862542
- ISBN: 0199862540
- Physical Description: xxvii, 195 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.).
- Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, c2011.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Diversity in Pacific Island musics -- Music and colonial experiences -- Musical expressions of the sacred -- Music and global flows -- Music, performance, and representation.
The islands of Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia are steeped in diverse musical traditions that reach far beyond the expanse of the Pacific Ocean. Music in Pacific Island Cultures is the first brief, single-volume text to provide a thematic, succinct introduction to the music of the Pacific Islands--a region of the world that has long been underrepresented in ethnomusicological studies. Based on the authors' extensive fieldwork and experiences in Pacific Island cultures, the text draws on interviews with performers, eyewitness accounts of performances, vivid illustrations, and insights gained from ongoing participation in Pacific music. The authors use four themes--colonialism, belief systems, musical flows, and the re/presentation of Pacific cultures--to survey the region and draw parallels and contrasts between its various musical traditions [Publisher description]
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