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Pac.ML3774.D54 2012
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TITLE: Music in Pacific Island cultures : experiencing music, expressing culture / Brian Diettrich, Jane Freeman Moulin, Michael Webb.
AUTHOR: Diettrich, Brian.
SERIES: Global music series
PUBLISHED: New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
DESCRIPTION: xxvii, 195 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.).
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references and index.
NOTES: 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--
NOTES: 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]Diversity in Pacific Island musics -- Music and colonial experiences -- Musical expressions of the sacred --
NOTES: Music and global flows -- Music, performance, and representation.
ELEC. ACCESS: Global music series.
SUBJECT: Music--Melanesia--History and criticism.
SUBJECT: Music--Micronesia--History and criticism.
SUBJECT: Musoc--Polynesia--History and criticism.
SUBJECT: Music--Instruction and stucy.
SUBJECT: Melanesia. fast
SUBJECT: Micronesia
SUBJECT: Polynesia.
SUBJECT: Criticism, interpretation, etc.
ADDED ENTRY: Moulin, Jane Freeman.
ADDED ENTRY: Webb, Michael Hugh.

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