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Author Mitcalfe, Barry.

Title Maori poetry : the singing word / Barry Mitcalfe
Published Wellington, [N.Z.] : Price Milburn for Victoria University Press, 1974


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Description 209 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents The singing word -- Waiata, the songs -- The music -- Changing styles
Summary This collection surveys the traditional forms of Maori song-composition and the ways in which these songs have changes in theme, style and function under European influence"--Page [1]
Notes Includes music
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Includes text in Maori
Subject Maori (New Zealand people) -- Music -- History and criticism.
Maori (New Zealand people) -- Songs and music -- History and criticism.
Maori language -- Texts.
Maori poetry -- Translations into English.
Music -- New Zealand -- History and criticism.
Maori poetry.
Songs, Maori -- History and criticism.
Songs, Maori -- New Zealand -- History and criticism.
Songs, Maori.
LC no. 74183400
ISBN 0705503690
Other Titles The singing word
The singing word