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For our mother's song we sing : Yanyuwa women performers and composers of A-nguyulnguyul, Elizabeth Narelle Mackinlay

Label
For our mother's song we sing : Yanyuwa women performers and composers of A-nguyulnguyul
Title
For our mother's song we sing
Title remainder
Yanyuwa women performers and composers of A-nguyulnguyul
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Narelle Mackinlay
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Study of Yanyuwa women's a-nguyulnguyul songs, Wandangula, Borroloola region, NT; social organisation - moiety, subsection (skin and section terms); theoretical discussion of gender, power relations and musical structure in song performance; naming conventions; process of fieldwork; gender relations - changes in the role of women in Yanyuwa society, language difference, knowledge transmission, relationship to and responsibility for land; outline of contact history and contemporary gender relations; types of Yanyuwa song performance - description of funeral ritual, history songs (Aeroplane Dance), island songs (relationship to land), emotional songs (a-nguyulnguyul); performance context and types of a-nguyulnguyul songs (Buffalo Song), male and female singing and didjeridu accompaniment described; performance structure; construction of identity through song - representation of sexuality; process of composition - sources, ownership and social relations; song analysis - themes and text; musical analysis - rhythm, tempo, melodic structure, relation to text; extensive appendices including song lists, song texts and translations, biographies
Cataloging source
AIAS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mackinlay, Elizabeth
Dissertation note
Thesis (Ph.D.) -- University of Adelaide, 1998.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • music
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Yanyuwa (Australian people)
  • Songs, Aboriginal Australian
  • Women, Aboriginal Australian
Label
For our mother's song we sing : Yanyuwa women performers and composers of A-nguyulnguyul, Elizabeth Narelle Mackinlay
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "March 1998"
  • Sound cassette located inside back cover
Bibliography note
Bibliography: leaf 523-551
Control code
000020255767
Dimensions
30 cm + 1 sound cassette
Extent
iv, 551 leaves
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Copying permitted for private study. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
ill., maps, music
Label
For our mother's song we sing : Yanyuwa women performers and composers of A-nguyulnguyul, Elizabeth Narelle Mackinlay
Publication
Note
  • "March 1998"
  • Sound cassette located inside back cover
Bibliography note
Bibliography: leaf 523-551
Control code
000020255767
Dimensions
30 cm + 1 sound cassette
Extent
iv, 551 leaves
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Copying permitted for private study. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
ill., maps, music

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