The Resource Aboriginal music on Cape York

Aboriginal music on Cape York

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Aboriginal music on Cape York
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Aboriginal music on Cape York
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Based on field work in 1966 at Weipa, Aurukun, Mitchell R., Wrotham Park, Yarrabah also Doomage, Mornington I., Borroloola, Macarthur R., Angurugu; notes previous collectors in Cape York & Gulf country, changes resulting from island European contact; Songs - Weipa; Rainbow serpent story, no accompaniment, Kwara dance - songs belonging to Shiveri cult, resemblance to Rondan song from West Irian, melodic characteristics, use of skin drum in Torres St., New Guinea & Cape York; Aurukun; Cross shark song (characteristics, rhythm, text, partial literal translation & free translation) variations in interpretation by same singer in Sara song, Wanam songs by Wiknantyara men, boomerang clapstick accompaniment, Wu-ungka; Mitchell River; Kokomindjen, Koko-pera & Kundjin old paintin styles, comparison with Bentinck Islanders & Groote Eylandt, Kokopera fish poisoning songs, sung series performed as act at Cairns showground; Wrotham Park; Shakea-leg songs (accompaniment, beat, subjects, lack of native languages); Yarrabah; Djabugai & Kunggandyi songs (singers, subjects, accompaniment, rhythm of carpet snake song); Sound instruments - aerophones, idiophones, membranophone (comparison with Mornington Is.), bark bundles, list of Cape York sound instruments, vocal ranges; notes include discography & 6 examples of music notation for Kwara, Rondan, cross shark, Sara & carpet snake songs with original text for examples, 2, 3 & 6
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1908-2005
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Moyle, Alice M.
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Aboriginal music on Cape York
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M0049269
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0070546
Label
Aboriginal music on Cape York
Publication
Control code
M0049269
System control number
0070546

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