Hawaiian Music in Motion: Mariners, Missionaries, and by James Revell Carr

By James Revell Carr

Hawaiian tune in Motion explores the functionality, reception, transmission, and edition of Hawaiian tune on board ships and within the islands, revealing the methods either maritime trade and imperial disagreement facilitated the flow of renowned song within the 19th century. James Revell Carr attracts on journals and ships' logs to track the flow of Hawaiian music and dance world wide as Hawaiians served aboard American and eu ships. He additionally examines vital concerns like American minstrelsy in Hawaii and the methods Hawaiians accomplished their very own ends by means of capitalizing on american citizens' conflicting expectancies and fraught discourse round hula and different musical practices.

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