PACIFIC 110

Pacific Music and Dance


Description

Practical and theoretical introduction to performing cultures of the Pacific with emphasis on Polynesian cultures. Basic music and dance skills are taught in practical instruction. Consideration of commonalities and differences among Pacific cultures. Academic discussion of styles, instruments, performer categories and the place of the performing arts in Pacific cultures.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for PACIFIC 110.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2022

Summer School, repeated Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Reading/Texts

Polynesian Music and Dance, Richard Moyle. Centre for Pacific Studies, University of Auckland.

Assessment

Coursework only

Points

PACIFIC 110: 15 points