The Resource Central Australian songs : a history and reinterpretation of their distribution through the earliest recordings, Jason Gibson

Central Australian songs : a history and reinterpretation of their distribution through the earliest recordings, Jason Gibson

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Central Australian songs : a history and reinterpretation of their distribution through the earliest recordings
Title
Central Australian songs
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a history and reinterpretation of their distribution through the earliest recordings
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Jason Gibson
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eng
Summary
Analysis of Central Australian wax cylinder recordings by Spencer and Gillen as record of cultural life during time of rapid social, economic and lingual change; details further work on these recordings by TGH Strehlow, Alice Moyle, Murray Barrett, Luise Hercus, Alan West and Gibson; songs described include ‘Altharte’ (composed by individuals for public performance, traded between groups and featuring contemporary life narratives, 'Tjitjingalla' or 'Molonga', first described by Roth in Queensland, 'Erkita' corroboree or ‘Altharte Aremaye’ (large sand goanna series); 'Ilyarnpa' corroboree or ‘Altharte Atnyemayte’ of Arlwekarr (witchetty grub), 'Kurnmara' corroboree or ‘Altharte Urlampe’; 'Unintha' or Altharte Artetye Annga (mulga seed dance) and Tennant Creek ‘Altharte’; discusses ‘sacred’ or ‘commemorative’ songs associated with ancestral beings including great snake of Akeltye and rain song of ‘Irreye’ or Charlotte Waters; examines male initiation songs (excludes content of songs); informs understanding song verse dissemination across continent and innovation within ‘Altharte’ songs that piece together history of trade, cultural exchange language transmission and the intercultural history of colonisation in Central Australia; develops anthropological knowledge about early ethnographic sound recordings in Australia; provides examples English loan words incorporated in songs; includes biographical details
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Central Australian songs : a history and reinterpretation of their distribution through the earliest recordings, Jason Gibson
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http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ocea.5084/abstract
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Bibliography note
  • archival references: page 181
  • bibliographical references: pages 181-182
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Acknowledges AIATSIS
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Central Australian songs : a history and reinterpretation of their distribution through the earliest recordings, Jason Gibson
Link
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ocea.5084/abstract
Publication
Bibliography note
  • archival references: page 181
  • bibliographical references: pages 181-182
Carrier category
  • volume
  • online resource
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Acknowledges AIATSIS
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