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The Resource Weavers of song : Polynesian music and dance, Mervyn McLean

Weavers of song : Polynesian music and dance, Mervyn McLean

Label
Weavers of song : Polynesian music and dance
Title
Weavers of song
Title remainder
Polynesian music and dance
Statement of responsibility
Mervyn McLean
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McLean, Mervyn
Dewey number
780/.996
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML360
LC item number
.M28 1999eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Music
  • Dance
  • Musique
  • Danse
  • MUSIC
  • Dance
  • Music
  • Polynesia
  • Volksmusik
  • Volkstanz
  • Polynesien
  • CD
Summary expansion
"Based on thorough research and meticulous scholarship, it covers in its first part regional music and dance, exploring in detail the musical traditions of twenty specific areas. In the second part McLean describes the musical instruments and the uses, performance, composition, teaching and structure of music across the entire region. He studies the impact of European music on traditional music and includes a chapter on modern music and dance. he finally examines the cultural connections and the diffusion of styles throughout the Polynesian Pacific." "Weavers of Song is illustrated with 165 photographs and over 80 musical examples. it is accompanied by a CD sampler containing songs, dance-songs and instrumental music from areas studied in the book."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Label
Weavers of song : Polynesian music and dance, Mervyn McLean
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 507-523) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ch. 4.
  • Austral Islands
  • ch. 5.
  • Tuamotu Islands
  • Western Polynesia
  • ch. 6.
  • Tonga
  • ch. 7.
  • Samoa
  • ch. 8.
  • Book 1 : regional music and dance
  • Tuvalu
  • ch. 9.
  • Tokelau
  • ch. 10.
  • Niue
  • ch. 11.
  • Uvea and Futuna
  • ch. 12.
  • Polynesian Outliers
  • Marginal Polynesia
  • ch. 1.
  • ch. 13.
  • Marquesas Islands
  • ch. 14.
  • Easter Island
  • ch. 15.
  • Mangareva Islands
  • ch. 16.
  • Hawaii
  • ch. 17.
  • New Zealand
  • The Polynesian background
  • Book 2 : comparisons
  • Traditional music and dance
  • ch. 18.
  • Musical instruments
  • ch. 19.
  • Uses of song and dance
  • ch. 20.
  • Performance
  • ch. 21.
  • Composition
  • Central Polynesia
  • ch. 22.
  • Ownership
  • ch. 23.
  • Learning and instruction
  • ch. 24.
  • Music structure
  • The impact of European music
  • ch. 25.
  • The coming of the Europeans
  • ch. 26.
  • ch. 2.
  • Hymnody
  • ch. 27.
  • Modern music and dance
  • Cultural connections and diffusion of styles
  • ch. 28.
  • The spread of music and dance
  • Society Islands
  • ch. 3.
  • Cook Islands
Control code
45843046
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 543 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780824875787
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)45843046
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Weavers of song : Polynesian music and dance, Mervyn McLean
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 507-523) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ch. 4.
  • Austral Islands
  • ch. 5.
  • Tuamotu Islands
  • Western Polynesia
  • ch. 6.
  • Tonga
  • ch. 7.
  • Samoa
  • ch. 8.
  • Book 1 : regional music and dance
  • Tuvalu
  • ch. 9.
  • Tokelau
  • ch. 10.
  • Niue
  • ch. 11.
  • Uvea and Futuna
  • ch. 12.
  • Polynesian Outliers
  • Marginal Polynesia
  • ch. 1.
  • ch. 13.
  • Marquesas Islands
  • ch. 14.
  • Easter Island
  • ch. 15.
  • Mangareva Islands
  • ch. 16.
  • Hawaii
  • ch. 17.
  • New Zealand
  • The Polynesian background
  • Book 2 : comparisons
  • Traditional music and dance
  • ch. 18.
  • Musical instruments
  • ch. 19.
  • Uses of song and dance
  • ch. 20.
  • Performance
  • ch. 21.
  • Composition
  • Central Polynesia
  • ch. 22.
  • Ownership
  • ch. 23.
  • Learning and instruction
  • ch. 24.
  • Music structure
  • The impact of European music
  • ch. 25.
  • The coming of the Europeans
  • ch. 26.
  • ch. 2.
  • Hymnody
  • ch. 27.
  • Modern music and dance
  • Cultural connections and diffusion of styles
  • ch. 28.
  • The spread of music and dance
  • Society Islands
  • ch. 3.
  • Cook Islands
Control code
45843046
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 543 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780824875787
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)45843046
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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