Kama Wosi: Music in the Trobriand Islands

Location:Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea
Length:49 minutes
Format:DVD; 16mm; 1/2-inch VHS
Year Released:1979
Director:Les McLaren
Distributor:Ronin Films; DER
Library Code:UHM AV/C VIDEOTAPE 699; RAI
Description:Songs are an important part of Trobriand music and a range of songs are filmed and translated here: garden fertility and harvest chants with dance; songs of love and enticement; kula trading songs; and songs of grief and mourning. Shows musical instruments, including conch shells, a panpipe, a recorder, and flutes.
Record No:960
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