Australia, Hawaii and the Pacific From the “World of Music Series”By Daria
Can you imagine playing a conch shell trumpet? What about a “nose flute” or a didgeridoo made from a hollowed out tree branch?
Although this book is a bit older (written in 2008) it provides a thorough look into the culture, traditions and music of this important region of the world accompanied by exceptional photography. Written with respect and intelligence, this book shares both ancient musical customs and more modern cultural expressions including pop stars, music made by missionaries, a Maori opera diva and “protest rock” groups such as Yothu Yindi from Australia.
Countries included in this “World of Music Series” book are Australia, New Zealand, Micronesia, Samoa, Tonga, the Solomon Islands Hawaii, Fiji and Guam.
Make Your Own Australian Bullroarer
Legend Of The Didgeridoo
Step-By-Step Bilma (Australian Clapsticks) Instructions from DARIA’s store at TeachersPayTeachers
Color A Ukulele Poster from DARIA’s store at TeachersPayTeachers