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Music in Pacific Island cultures

Brian Diettrich

Music in Pacific Island cultures

experiencing music, expressing culture

by Brian Diettrich

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History and criticism,
  • Music

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBrian Diettrich, Jane Freeman Moulin, Michael Webb
    SeriesGlobal music series
    ContributionsMoulin, Jane Freeman, Webb, Michael Hugh
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3774 .D54 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25053776M
    ISBN 109780199733408, 9780199733415
    LC Control Number2011020164

    The purpose of this book is to survey the basic kinds of music and musical instruments found in the major oriental civilizations and in the island cultures of the Eastern Hemisphere. It is also intended as an introduction to the basic attitudes, techniques, and nomenclature of the discipline of ethnomusicology. Although modern technology and media and waves of continental tourists are fast eroding island cultures, the continuing resilience of Pacific island populations is apparent. This is the only contemporary text on the Pacific Islands that covers both environment and sociocultural issues and will thus be indispensable for any serious student of Cited by: 1.

    Free 2-day shipping. Buy Music in Pacific Island Cultures at nd: Moulin, Jane Freeman.   Read "Music in Pacific Island Cultures: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture by Brian Diettrich, Jane Freeman Moulin, Michael Webb (review), The Contemporary Pacific" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of .

    Mana is the spiritual life force energy or healing power that permeates the universe, in the culture of the Melanesians and Polynesians. Anyone or thing can have Mana. It is a cultivation or possession of energy and power, rather than being a source of power. It is an intentional force.   One of the notable visitors to Kiribati was Robert Louis Stevenson (author of literary titles Treasure Island and Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, among others) in Setting sail for the Pacific islands in Stevenson spent time on the Kiribati atolls of Abemama and Butaritari (in the Gilbert group).


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