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A chapter on song composition and performance in the Sikaiana ethnography. Songs were an important part of Sikaiana life in 1980-1993. There were two major song types: songs composed in a traditional Polynesian style, and songs composed for the more recently introduced guitar.
A related website is www.sikaianaarchives.com
Sikaiana, Solomon Islands, Polynesian music, song
Anthropology | Composition | Ethnomusicology | Music Performance | Polynesian Studies | Social and Cultural Anthropology
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Donner, William, "Chapter 11, Songs in Intimacy and Community in a Changing World: Sikaiana Life 1980-1993" (2012). Sikaiana Ethnography. 6.