|Location:||Tonga; Solomon Islands|
|Subject:||Myths, stories, tales|
|Director:||John Tristram, I. James Wilson|
|Producer:||John Tristram, I. James Wilson, Juniper Films|
|Distributor:||Films for the Humanities & Sciences|
|Library Code:||UHM AV/C VIDEOTAPE 12352|
|Description:||Video features three contrasting aspects of musical life in the South Seas. First, the Maopa Choir of Tonga sings Handel's Messiah in Tongan, for the king's birthday. Second, the tradition of bamboo panpipe playing in the Solomon Islands is illustrated. And third, Marilyn Meier, an Australian concert pianist, comes home to her native Tonga on a concert tour (Shostakovich and Chopin) and to visit her grandfather, Vusika.|
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