To Tatau Waka - In Search of Maori Music (1958-1979)

By: McLean, Mervyn

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Book Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


192 pages. Page dimensions: 228 x 157mm. Illustrated. Includes CD in pocket at rear. "This account of an ethnomusicologist's experience conducting fieldwork offers a glimpse into the life of New Zealand's Maori people through his documentation of traditional songs. The audio recordings included span 1958 through 1979, a time when many of the culture's traditions were fading. Sensitive writing and attention to the challenges of anthropological fieldwork shed light on postcolonialism in New Zealand and its effects on Maori and Polynesian cultures and the continuance of traditional music." x, [2], 260 pages. Frontispiece and 2 full page illustrations within the pagination. 6 smaller in-text illustrations. 1 full page map of New Zealand. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and illustration on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 194 x 132mm. [Reference: Bagnall 837, quotes from Turnbull Library Record, "Graceful and occasionally significant series of vignettes".]

Title: To Tatau Waka - In Search of Maori Music (1958-1979)

Author Name: McLean, Mervyn

Categories: Category Available, test2,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Auckland, Auckland University Press: (2004)

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued

Seller ID: 21389