Search for ethnic music: australia/new zealand/oceania

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... A report from the International Council for Traditional Music's Oceania Study Group is presented. ...
Te Matatini
FRoots (2005) Vol. 26, No. 12, pp. 45-47
... The biennial Maori performing arts festival "A Multitude of Faces" will be held in New Zealand in 2005. Details of the festival are offered. ...
... A recording of music from New Zealand performed by the percussion ensemble Strike is reviewed (Morrison Music Trust). ...
... Reviews McLean's (Harmonie Park Press, 1995, 502p) revised and expanded comprehensive bibliography of the study of the music of Oceania. ...
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FRoots (2006) Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 44-45
... The 2006 Pasifika festival of Pacific-island music and dance in Auckland, New Zealand, is ... described. The festival featured Pacific versions of gospel, blues, and other music genres, and featured a ... stage devoted to traditional Pacific music. Several of the drumming ensembles and other musical groups who performed at the festival are discussed. ...
... characterizing the music of Malanesia and Polynesia, and the traditional music of Australia and New Zealand. A ... The music of the islands of East Asia and the Pacific is discussed and analyzed. Emphasis is ... placed on indigenous and fusion music from the area, including Okinawa in East Asia, and Polynesia in ...
... the most important publications on Aotearoa/New Zealand Maori music (Auckland U Press, 1996). Recommends it as a valuable reference tool. ... Reviews a book which investigates the theory and practice of Maori music and praises it as one of ...
... Presents a listing of selected sound recordings of traditional music from Aboriginal Australia and ...
Pacific Pride
FRoots (2000) Vol. 22, No. 2-3, pp. 35, 37
... Profiles post-modern Polynesian group Te Vaka of New Zealand. States that "Te Vaka is perhaps the ... first group playing contemporary Polynesian music to take it beyond the local and onto the world stage, especially into Europe." ...
... , New Zealand. Contextualizes the performance in terms of Samoan history, musical style, and aesthetic ... Reviews a performance of "Classical Polynesia," a concert of Samoan music performed in Auckland ...
... Gillian Bibby summarizes her experience at New Zealand Festival 2000, calling the return season of ...
... The October 4, 2000 presentation of "Taaua-Spirit of the Land," performed by the New Zealand ... Symphony Orchestra, in Auckland, New Zealand, is reviewed. ...
... previously untried in its native New Zealand." Describes the various Maori instruments utilized on the ... recording, touches on the cultural extinction the Maori people have suffered in New Zealand, and ... Reports that the Maori group Oceania are looking to reach a wider world audience with their self ...
... Reviews the BEAT Gamelan Festival, held in Wellington, New Zealand from March 21-28, 1999, to ... celebrate 25 years of gamelan in New Zealand. Notes the organization of the festival week, with ... rehearsals, concerts, talks, and puppet theater. Considers the work of Joko Susilo and the history of gamelan in New Zealand. ...
Departed [Hirini Melbourne]
FRoots (2003) Vol. 24, No. 9, pp. 12
... , Aotearoa [New Zealand], has died aged 53. He is credited as being the person who brought the traditional ... Maori instruments out of the museums and breathed new life into their playing. ...
... young composers of New Zealand. Describes the format of the event. Focuses on the performances given. Talks about the composers and each piece performed. ...
... A compilation of field recordings of Papua, New Guinea, polyphonic singing and music from ...
... "Songs, Dreamings, and Ghosts: The Wangga of North Australia," by Allan Marett, is reviewed (Wesleyan University Press, 2005). ...