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The Resource Balgo : the musical life of a desert community, by Richard Moyle

Balgo : the musical life of a desert community, by Richard Moyle

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Balgo : the musical life of a desert community
Title
Balgo
Title remainder
the musical life of a desert community
Statement of responsibility
by Richard Moyle
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Based on fieldwork at Balgo between 1975 and 1982; comprehensive ethnographical analysis of musical and ceremonial life of the Balgo community; gives history of Balgo, origin of name; discusses musical characteristics, pitch, melody, instruments, song origins, poetry; discusses location and extent of Balgo's exchange of rituals with other communities; maps of Kukatja and neighbouring groups, Kukatja country as seen by Kukatja people, contact history; performance calendar; analysis of social structure and ceremonial ownership; detailed transcription, notation and analysis of selected songs; outlines men's and women's initiation rituals; dreaming tracks
Cataloging source
ANB:REV
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Moyle, Richard M.
Dewey number
781.62991509415
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Callaway International Resource Centre for Music and Music Education
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  • Kukatja (Australian people)
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Songs, Aboriginal Australian
Label
Balgo : the musical life of a desert community, by Richard Moyle
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography
Control code
abn97156607
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
195 p.
Isbn
9780864225658
Other physical details
ill., maps, music
Label
Balgo : the musical life of a desert community, by Richard Moyle
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography
Control code
abn97156607
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
195 p.
Isbn
9780864225658
Other physical details
ill., maps, music

Library Locations

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