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Tribal dancing and social development, with a preface by Charles Hose
Bib ID 2196195
Format BookBook
Author
Hambly, Wilfrid Dyson, 1886-
 
Description London, H. F. & G. Witherby, 1926 
296 p., [26] leaves of plates, : Ill., map ; 23 cm. 
Summary

Investigation of 'primitive' music and dance, descriptions of various dance by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, including Arrernte, Yuin and Tasmanians, for ceremony and other occasions; musical instruments, clappsticks, drums and clapping; Arrernte devil dance; power of bull roarers and use of bull roarers in Yuin ceremony; Tasmanian singing and dancing ability; reference to Kadaitcha and pointing the bone; Moorunde on the Murray River.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 281-292.

Subjects Social learning -- Case studies.  |  Folk dancing -- Social aspects  |  Folk music -- Social aspects.  |  Primitive societies -- Study and teaching.  |  Dance -- Social aspects.  |  Dance -- Anthropological aspects.  |  Rites and ceremonies.  |  Dance - Ceremonial.  |  Indigenous peoples - Pacific.  |  Pitta Pitta / Bittha Bittha people (G6) (Qld SF54-10)  |  Feuds and warfare - Avenging.  |  Music - Analysis - Vocal.  |  Indigenous peoples - Asia.  |  Music - Instruments - Percussion - Clapsticks.  |  Music.  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Indigenous peoples - Pacific - Maori.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects - Bullroarers.  |  Indigenous peoples - Africa.  |  Magic and sorcery - Bone pointing.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Indigenous peoples.  |  Music - Instruments - Percussion - Drum.  |  Music - Traditional.  |  Yuin people (S67) (NSW SI56-13)  |  Music - Vocal.  |  Magic and sorcery - Clever people.  |  Music - Instruments - Percussion - Body percussion.  |  Torres Strait Islands (Qld TSI SC54, SC55-05)  |  River Murray (SW NSW, N Vic, SE SA SI54, SI55)  |  Tasmania (Tas)  |  Mparntwe / Alice Springs (South Central NT SF53-14)  |  Northern Territory - Central NT.
Other authors/contributors Hose, Charles, 1863-1929

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