Kanak Dance and Music: Ceremonial and Intimate Performance of the Meanesians of New Caledonia, Historical and Actual

Kanak Dance and Music: Ceremonial and Intimate Performance of the Meanesians of New Caledonia, Historical and Actual

by Ammann

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780710305862
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/28/1997
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Raymond Ammann is an ethnomusicologist at the Agence de Developpement de la Culture Kanak.

Table of Contents

Foreward
Acknowledgements
A Note on Specific Local Terms Used in This Study
Dance Notation
Musical Transcription
Map of New Caledonia
Traditional Instrumnts of the Grande Terre and the Loyalty Islands
Early Dance and Music of the Grande Terre
The Present Situation of Kanak Dances
Traditional Music of the Centre and North of the Grande Terre
Mimetic Dances of the Centre and North of the Grande Terre
Dance and Music of the Loyalty Islands
Conclusion: Kanak Music and Dance in a Pacific Context

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