The Resource "Dancing with stars" : astronomy and music in the Torres Strait, Duane W. Hamacher, Alo Tapim, Segar Passi and John Barsa

"Dancing with stars" : astronomy and music in the Torres Strait, Duane W. Hamacher, Alo Tapim, Segar Passi and John Barsa

Label
"Dancing with stars" : astronomy and music in the Torres Strait
Title
"Dancing with stars"
Title remainder
astronomy and music in the Torres Strait
Statement of responsibility
Duane W. Hamacher, Alo Tapim, Segar Passi and John Barsa
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Language
eng
Summary
Explores how celestial phenomena inspire and inform music and dance in the Torres Strait; outlines Torres Strait islander traditions relating to celestial phenomena, including the story of Tagai, a warrior depicted by a very large constellation spanning the sky (illustrated in figure 1); the influence of astronomical phenomena on music and dance in Mer and Mabuiag; influence of lunar phases on agriculture and fishing; use of various headdresses in rituals associated with astronomical phenomena; star designs using various mechanical motions incorporated into dance machines (zamiyakal) illustrated in figure 5
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AIAS
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
"Dancing with stars" : astronomy and music in the Torres Strait, Duane W. Hamacher, Alo Tapim, Segar Passi and John Barsa
Link
https://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/1605/1605.08507.pdf
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references : pages 11-12
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volume
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rdacarrier
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  • cartographic image
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
Preprint
Extent
12 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
coloured illustrations, map
Label
"Dancing with stars" : astronomy and music in the Torres Strait, Duane W. Hamacher, Alo Tapim, Segar Passi and John Barsa
Link
https://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/1605/1605.08507.pdf
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references : pages 11-12
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
Preprint
Extent
12 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
coloured illustrations, map

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