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Author Bendrups, Dan, author.

Title Singing and survival : the music of Easter Island / Dan Bendrups.

Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2019.

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Physical description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white).
Series Oxford scholarship online
Oxford scholarship online.
Notes Also issued in print: 2019.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This text investigates the role that music has played in the development of Easter Island (Rapa Nui) cultural heritage from the late 19th century to the early 21st century. Contrary to prevailing discourses of cultural loss and collapse, it argues that the continuity of Rapanui musical practices can be considered as evidence of cultural survival and continuity. The descriptions of music provided here extend beyond considerations of aesthetics, toward an appreciation of what it means for a once-endangered culture to survive, and to thrive, and the contribution that music can make to this process.
Audience Specialized.
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on June 10, 2019).
Subject Rapanui (Easter Island people) -- Music -- History and criticism.
Music -- Easter Island -- History and criticism.
Rapanui (Easter Island people) -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 9780190297060 (ebook) : No price