Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Hearing the FutureThe Music and Magic of the Sanguma Band$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Denis Crowdy

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780824851569

Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016

DOI: 10.21313/hawaii/9780824851569.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM HAWAII SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.hawaii.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Hawaii University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in HSO for personal use.date: 02 July 2022

The Sound of Sanguma

The Sound of Sanguma

(p.69) Chapter 4 The Sound of Sanguma
Hearing the Future

Denis Crowdy

University of Hawai'i Press

Chapter 4 then examines how they sounded and why this is important. The creation of distinctly Melanesian cultural expressions was an important thread in the thinking of Narokobi, Tjibaou, and Hau’ofa, and concerns about imitating dominant Western forms and threats of cultural grey-out were prominent. The chapter delves into Sanguma’s early musical processes towards melding older with modern, that would define an approach that continues to be developed amongst other groups, in Melanesia and Australia, today.

Keywords:   musicology, jazz rock fusion, traditional, modern

Hawaii Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.