The Resource Alyawarra music : songs and society in a central Australian community, with the help of Slippery Morton, Alyawarra interpreter

Alyawarra music : songs and society in a central Australian community, with the help of Slippery Morton, Alyawarra interpreter

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Alyawarra music : songs and society in a central Australian community
Title
Alyawarra music
Title remainder
songs and society in a central Australian community
Statement of responsibility
with the help of Slippery Morton, Alyawarra interpreter
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Contributor
Subject
Summary
Comprehensive ethnographic account of ceremonial and musical life based on 17 months fieldwork with the people of Agharringa Country; discusses location and constitution of territories and countries, contact history, concepts of Dreaming and secrecy; detailed analysis of social structure and ceremonial ownership; location of boundaries, sites and Dreaming tracks; reproduction of owner and kutungurla relationships; detailed description of womens ceremonial performances and songs; analysis of male initiation including chronology, symbolism and song transcription; song categories, origins, composition and performance structures; musical instruments; detailed transcription, notation and musicological analysis of selected song series; includes photos of prominent members of the Agharringa community
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Moyle, Richard M.
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Morton, S
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Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
Label
Alyawarra music : songs and society in a central Australian community, with the help of Slippery Morton, Alyawarra interpreter
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Publication
Note
Audio disc missing from copy 2, Aug 2003
Accompanying material
+7 inch audio disc
Control code
M0038026
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
271 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
RB copy - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
ill., genealogical tables, maps, music
Stock number
7556b ; 7555b
System control number
0062128
Label
Alyawarra music : songs and society in a central Australian community, with the help of Slippery Morton, Alyawarra interpreter
Publication
Note
Audio disc missing from copy 2, Aug 2003
Accompanying material
+7 inch audio disc
Control code
M0038026
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
271 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
RB copy - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
ill., genealogical tables, maps, music
Stock number
7556b ; 7555b
System control number
0062128

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