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Aboriginal music making : a study of Central Australian music / by Catherine J. Ellis
Bib ID 767627
Format BookBook
Author
Ellis, Catherine J. (Catherine Joan), 1935-1996
 
Description Adelaide : Libraries Board of South Australia, 1964 
ix, 373 p. : ill., music ; 28 cm. 
Summary

Revision of 1961 Ph.D. thesis, Glasgow University; p.2-15; Types of Aboriginal music; p.16-22; Aranda social customs (brief description of kinship system, totemism, male initiation); p.23-50; Sacred songs of the Aranda-speaking people, notes & definitions, signs used in transcription, rhythm, catalogue of rhythms for 14 inidividual verses; p.51-296; Musical transcriptions of Aranda & Unmatjera songs with original text & free English translations given separately, comments on vocabulary & ceremonial background, musical construction, rhythm p.297-327; General characteristics - performance, ornamentation, melodic outline, rhythm, harmony, form, pitch, intervals & scale; p.328-346; Comparison with music from Arnhem Land, Central & South Aust. (Alice Springs, Hermannsburg, Eyres Peninsula, Mucumba, Koonibba), Tangane, Pintubi, Yirrkala and Tasmania.

Notes

"A revision of the original Ph.D. thesis (1961) in the Glasgow University Library".

Includes index.

Bibliography: p.367-369.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Music.  |  Music -- Australia, Central.  |  Pintupi people (C10) (NT SF52-11)  |  Language - Vocabulary.  |  Tanganekald language (S11) (SA SI54-14)  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Anmatyerre / Anmatyerr people (C8.1) (NT SF53-09)  |  Pintupi language (C10) (NT SF52-11)  |  Arrernte / Aranda language (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Anmatyerre / Anmatyerr language (C8.1) (NT SF53-09)  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems.  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Tanganekald people (S11) (SA SI54-14)  |  Religion - Totemism.  |  Music - Vocal.  |  Northern Territory Top End (NT)  |  Yirrkala (East Arnhem Land SD53-04)  |  Koonibba (West SA SH53-09)  |  Tasmania (Tas)  |  Ntaria / Hermannsburg (South Central NT SF53-13)  |  Mparntwe / Alice Springs (South Central NT SF53-14)  |  South Australia - Central Australia (SA SG52, SG53)
Other authors/contributors Libraries Board of South Australia
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651 7 |aTasmania (Tas)|2aiatsisp
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