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The Resource Aboriginal music, education for living : crosscultural experiences from South Australia, Catherine J. Ellis

Aboriginal music, education for living : crosscultural experiences from South Australia, Catherine J. Ellis

Label
Aboriginal music, education for living : crosscultural experiences from South Australia
Title
Aboriginal music, education for living
Title remainder
crosscultural experiences from South Australia
Statement of responsibility
Catherine J. Ellis
Creator
Subject
Summary
South Australian music styles, cultural use, musical setting (dance, costume/make-up, terminology); song-forms, types, texts, the intoned story; Pitjantjatjara music system - structure and meaning; culture contact and changes to tribal music and its uses, incorporation into Western culture; Centre for Aboriginal Studies in Music; musics place in cross-cultural education
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1935-1996
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Ellis, Catherine J.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Pitjantjatjara (Australian people)
  • Folk music
  • Music
Label
Aboriginal music, education for living : crosscultural experiences from South Australia, Catherine J. Ellis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index and tables
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references: p. 222-229
Contents
1. Music as communication : Variety of musical styles, their uses, and views about the value of music : The nature of musical communication -- Music as a channel of communication -- Music therapy -- A special-purpose communication -- Music education -- 2. Exerience and message : Performers' insights into the nature of music -- Different systems of thought -- Batesons' theory of learnin -- Music -- Myth and spiritual experience -- 3. Aboriginal music in South Australia : The three main musical styles in South Australia : Distintegaration of traditional forms -- Ways in which Aboriginal music is used -- Understanding the song text -- Pitjantjatjara terminology -- The story of Miniri/Langka -- 4. The Pitjantjatijara musical system : Perceptual background -- Large scale interlocking of structures -- Music and meaning -- Smaller scale interlocking of structures -- The elements of music -- Positioning of the song text -- Rhythm and text -- Duration -- Beating accompaniment -- Rhythmic patterns and rhythmic segments -- Melody and duration -- Melodic structure and text -- Melodic identification across tribal boundaries -- Conclusion -- 5. The tribal music lesson : Education for the whole personality : The role of terminology, analysis and practical work in CASM -- Learning the myth -- Tribal statements about the traditional music lesson -- Tribal statements about lessons in the city -- White students' statements about the processes of learning tribal music -- The traditional music lesson in today's world -- Nontribal music -- 6. Aboriginal-European culture contact : Cultural generations 1 and 2 -- Cultural generation 3 -- Cultural generation 4 -- Cultural gerenation 5 -- Cultural gerenation 6 -- Cultural gerenation 7 -- The Aboriginalized white person (Cultural gerenation 8?) -- Implications of Cultural gerenation for education -- Implications of music for education -- Quallitative differences in music -- Loss of musical quality in culture contact -- Who is knowledgeable? -- The impact of Aboriginal music on white society -- The role of the Aboriginal arts and board of the Australia council -- 7. The Centre for Aboriginal Studies in Music (CASM) : Philosopy and background -- Brief history of the establishment of CASM -- Courses at CASM -- Aboriginal students -- Section A, B and C -- Tertiary students -- Aboriginal singing classes -- 8. The challenge of the present living and learing in a multi cultural society : Levels of learning and their implications -- Systems of throught -- Context in which learning occurs
Control code
M0036135
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiv, 236 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
  • Copy 3 donated by ATSIC Library
Isbn
9780702219924
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), music
Stock number
7094b
System control number
0060136
Label
Aboriginal music, education for living : crosscultural experiences from South Australia, Catherine J. Ellis
Publication
Note
Includes index and tables
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references: p. 222-229
Contents
1. Music as communication : Variety of musical styles, their uses, and views about the value of music : The nature of musical communication -- Music as a channel of communication -- Music therapy -- A special-purpose communication -- Music education -- 2. Exerience and message : Performers' insights into the nature of music -- Different systems of thought -- Batesons' theory of learnin -- Music -- Myth and spiritual experience -- 3. Aboriginal music in South Australia : The three main musical styles in South Australia : Distintegaration of traditional forms -- Ways in which Aboriginal music is used -- Understanding the song text -- Pitjantjatjara terminology -- The story of Miniri/Langka -- 4. The Pitjantjatijara musical system : Perceptual background -- Large scale interlocking of structures -- Music and meaning -- Smaller scale interlocking of structures -- The elements of music -- Positioning of the song text -- Rhythm and text -- Duration -- Beating accompaniment -- Rhythmic patterns and rhythmic segments -- Melody and duration -- Melodic structure and text -- Melodic identification across tribal boundaries -- Conclusion -- 5. The tribal music lesson : Education for the whole personality : The role of terminology, analysis and practical work in CASM -- Learning the myth -- Tribal statements about the traditional music lesson -- Tribal statements about lessons in the city -- White students' statements about the processes of learning tribal music -- The traditional music lesson in today's world -- Nontribal music -- 6. Aboriginal-European culture contact : Cultural generations 1 and 2 -- Cultural generation 3 -- Cultural generation 4 -- Cultural gerenation 5 -- Cultural gerenation 6 -- Cultural gerenation 7 -- The Aboriginalized white person (Cultural gerenation 8?) -- Implications of Cultural gerenation for education -- Implications of music for education -- Quallitative differences in music -- Loss of musical quality in culture contact -- Who is knowledgeable? -- The impact of Aboriginal music on white society -- The role of the Aboriginal arts and board of the Australia council -- 7. The Centre for Aboriginal Studies in Music (CASM) : Philosopy and background -- Brief history of the establishment of CASM -- Courses at CASM -- Aboriginal students -- Section A, B and C -- Tertiary students -- Aboriginal singing classes -- 8. The challenge of the present living and learing in a multi cultural society : Levels of learning and their implications -- Systems of throught -- Context in which learning occurs
Control code
M0036135
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiv, 236 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
  • Copy 3 donated by ATSIC Library
Isbn
9780702219924
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), music
Stock number
7094b
System control number
0060136

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