Traditional Samoan music

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Auckland University Press, 1988 - Philosophy - 271 pages
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This companion volume to Moyle's acclaimed 1987 book Tongan Music provides the most comprehensive published account of the music of western Polynesia's largest island group. Combining extensive fieldwork and exhaustive coverage of historical sources and museum holdings, the book features a thorough examination of songs, song texts and translations, dances, children's songs, and musical instruments.

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Contents

TERMINOLOGY FOR MUSIC STRUCTURE
13
IDIOPHONES
26
stamping tubes
42
Copyright

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About the author (1988)

Richard Moyle is director of Pacific studies and director of the Archive of Maori and Pacific Music at the University of Auckland.

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