Doc.374, 'Dances and songs'
Roth, George Kingsley
World Oral Literature Project
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Roth, G. K. (2013). Doc.374, 'Dances and songs' [Audio file]. http://www.dspace.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/244319
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Audio recording: songs recorded at the studios of Fiji Broadcasting Commission, 1955-1956, 10 min 40 seconds. 1) Song accompanying a spear dance, meke wesi, done in Suva by the people of Vaturova, Cakaudrove, on the occasion of the occasion of the Queen's visit in December 1953. The dancers were men, most of the members of the orchestra were women [0.00-5.00] 2) Legend of the turtles told by Ratu Sere Nawalowalo and calling up of the turtles by a group of girls at Namuana, Kadavu, September 1955 [5.00-10.40] Fijian music, songs and dances, recorded by George Kingsley Roth in Fiji in the 1950s. Most of the material is original and was recorded in the field or at the studio of the Fiji Broadcasting Commission Suva. Some tracks are copies of recordings made by the Fiji Broadcasting Commission or the BBC.
Roth, Fiji, music, song, dances
Oceania; Polynesia; Fiji; Kadavu; Namuana Oceania; Polynesia; Fiji; Viti Levu; Suva
December 1953 + September 1955
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