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Title Landscapes of indigenous performance : music, song and dance of the Torres Strait and Arnhem Land / edited by Fiona Magowan and Karl Neuenfeldt
Published Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 171 pages) : illustrations, portraits, music
Contents From 'Navajo' to 'Taba Naba' : unravelling the travels and metamorphosis of a popular Torres Strait Islander song / Martin Nakata ; Karl Neuenfeldt -- Home among the gum trees : an ethnography of Yolngu musical performance in mainstream contexts / Peter Toner -- Music of the Torres Strait / Eddie Koiki Mabo -- Mabo, music and culture / Noel Loos -- Dancing into film : exploring Yolngu motion, ritual and cosmology in the Yirrkala Film Project / Fiona Magowan -- A rally at Ramingining : the 'uniting' force of music and dance in a Yolngu Christian context / Ingrid Slotte -- Grand concerts, Anzac days and evening entertainments : glimpses of musical culture on Thursday Island, Queensland, 1900-1945 / Steve Mulling ; Karl Neuenfeldt -- Making the journey in : opening up spaces for performing, teaching and learning Aboriginal performance traditions / Elizabeth Mackinlay -- Musical times : the interplay between metrical time and real time in a Central Arnhem Land clan song series / Greg Anderson
Summary Both indigenous and non-indigenous contributors demonstrate how local music and dance genres have been subjected to missionary, institutional, popular and global influences. They provide a cultural background and history of Torres Strait music, and how contemporary Christian music & dance in Arnhem Land incorporates traditional
Analysis Australian Aboriginal studies (Australia)
Performing arts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes En-aus
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In ACQUIRE [electronic resource] : Central Queensland University Institutional Repository
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Music -- History and criticism.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Social life and customs.
Dance, Aboriginal Australian -- History.
Dance, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- History.
Dance, Torres Strait Islander.
Music -- Australia -- History and criticism.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Music -- History and criticism.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Book
Form Electronic book
Author Magowan, Fiona.
Neuenfeldt, Karl.
LC no. 2006365903
ISBN 0855756799 (electronic bk.)
9780855756796 (electronic bk.)