Nga Moteatea: An Introduction : He Kupu Arataki by Jane McRae,Heni Jacob

By Jane McRae,Heni Jacob

The songs of Maori culture are a residing paintings shape and an plentiful resource of information approximately tribal heritage and tradition. From the Nineteen Twenties, Sir Apirana Ngata started gathering and annotating those conventional songs - an important venture that, with the aid of translators Pei Te Hurinui Jones and later Hirini Moko Mead, turned the valuable four-volume Nga Moteatea. This booklet, released in organization with the Polynesian Society, is an advent to Ngata's vintage assortment. Its first essay outlines the origins and booklet heritage of the Nga Moteatea volumes; the second one celebrates the facility and which means of Maori tune, discussing the kinds and roles of the songs in conventional existence, the poetry, and the cultural content material, tribal origins, composers and techniques of composition. With twin textual content in English and Maori, illustrations, and ten songs reproduced from the volumes, Nga Moteatea: An creation is an ideal access aspect for college kids, lecturers, students or singers attracted to studying approximately and passing at the wealthy and colourful poetry of nga moteatea.

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