Accessing the Oldest Thread, Tauparapara: A Performance Exercise in Hybridity

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dc.contributor.author Rakena, Te Oti en
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-06T02:30:57Z en
dc.date.issued 2007 en
dc.identifier.citation Alternative: An International Journal of Indigenous Scholarship 3:90-105 2007 en
dc.identifier.issn 1177-1801 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/10359 en
dc.description.abstract This article reports on a project conceived in workshop and performed as part of the University of Auckland, School of Music 2005 annual voice class concert. A key factor in the creation of this project was the ethnicity of the voice class and teaching staff. Two-thirds of the voice faculty are indigenous Mäori, over one third of the students participating were of Mäori or indigenous Pacific Island ancestry, or foreign born. This unusually high percentage of indigenous and acculturated students allowed us to explore the theme of hybridity by sharing knowledge stored in the oldest thread. By juxtaposing standard works from the established Western art music repertoire with music from the students, individual sound worlds we created a work in which "cultural ideas and traditions are exchanged and conjoined in an artistic third space" (Rutherford, 1990). en
dc.publisher Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga. en
dc.relation.ispartofseries AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples en
dc.rights Items in ResearchSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated. Previously published items are made available in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. en
dc.rights.uri https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/docs/uoa-docs/rights.htm en
dc.title Accessing the Oldest Thread, Tauparapara: A Performance Exercise in Hybridity en
dc.type Journal Article en
pubs.begin-page 90 en
pubs.volume 3 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga. en
pubs.author-url http://www.alternative.ac.nz/journal/volume3-issue1/article/accessing-oldest-thread-tauparapara-performance-exercise-hybridity en
pubs.end-page 105 en
pubs.publication-status Published en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 73607 en
pubs.org-id Creative Arts and Industries en
pubs.org-id Music en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2010-09-01 en


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