The Resource Aboriginal music making : a study of Central Australian music, Catherine J. Ellis

Aboriginal music making : a study of Central Australian music, Catherine J. Ellis

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Aboriginal music making : a study of Central Australian music
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Aboriginal music making
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a study of Central Australian music
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Catherine J. Ellis
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Revision of 1961 Ph.D. thesis, Glasgow University; p.2-15; Types of Aboriginal music; p.16-22; Aranda social customs (brief description of kinship system, totemism, male initiation); p.23-50; Sacred songs of the Aranda-speaking people, notes & definitions, signs used in transcription, rhythm, catalogue of rhythms for 14 inidividual verses; p.51-296; Musical transcriptions of Aranda & Unmatjera songs with original text & free English translations given separately, comments on vocabulary & ceremonial background, musical construction, rhythm p.297-327; General characteristics - performance, ornamentation, melodic outline, rhythm, harmony, form, pitch, intervals & scale; p.328-346; Comparison with music from Arnhem Land, Central & South Aust. (Alice Springs, Hermannsburg, Eyres Peninsula, Mucumba, Koonibba), Tangane, Pintubi, Yirrkala and Tasmania
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1935-1996
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Ellis, Catherine J.
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aranda (Australian people)
  • Music
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Aboriginal music making : a study of Central Australian music, Catherine J. Ellis
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references. p.367-369
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M0041910
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28 cm.
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ix, 373 p.
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ill.
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2368 ; 2369 ; 7635b
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0049296
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Aboriginal music making : a study of Central Australian music, Catherine J. Ellis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references. p.367-369
Control code
M0041910
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
ix, 373 p.
Other physical details
ill.
Stock number
2368 ; 2369 ; 7635b
System control number
0049296

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