OLAC Record

Title:Traditional Practices and Art Preparation (Open Content)
Access Rights:Open (subject to agreeing to PDSC access conditions)
Bibliographic Citation:Michael Webb (collector), Various - Anonymous Various - Anonymous (performer), Michael Webb (researcher). Traditional Practices and Art Preparation (Open Content). MP4/MXF. MW6-084_open at catalog.paradisec.org.au. https://dx.doi.org/10.26278/86EZ-SX75
Contributor (compiler):Michael Webb
Contributor (performer):Various - Anonymous Various - Anonymous
Contributor (researcher):Michael Webb
Coverage (Box):northlimit=-4.03435; southlimit=-4.55713; westlimit=151.466; eastlimit=152.511
Coverage (ISO3166):PG
Description:Exhibition of Traditional Practice and Art "Tena Buai" Preparation for Ceremonies and Performances. Tolai Tubuan dancing: Tapialai song performed by initiated men of the sacred Tubuan society. An appropriate excerpt from the closed-access item MW6-084 has been added to this item for public viewing. The Tolai, a cultural group known as Gunantuna people of East New Britain Province, PNG are speakers of the language called Kuanua or locally known as Tinata Tuna. The Tubuan traditional song and dance is performed by initiated male members only of the Tubuan sacred society. These songs and dance practiced over generations in the past and today and is a continuing culture with different types of dances. The composers of songs related t dances are knowledgeable in choregraphy and composition of songs known as "tena buai" Tubuan songs, "Gara" and  "Kabakaver", are sung and performed by the initiated males only in the sone "gara" and ancestral dance "malagene na tapialai". Other types of dances, non tubuan dances, are generally called malagene.  Musical instruments accompanying tubuan gara are kundu and garamut.    (Steven Gagau, September 2023)   . Language as given:
Format:Digitised: yes Media: Hi 8 Video NTSC Audio Notes: Digitised by Damsmart Aspect ratio 4x3 Mould on tape, cleaned manually Tape has head clogs from 01:09:25 to end of tape, created a part 2 and migrated last 20 minutes with no head clogs Head switch error bottom of screen TBC error on record break @ 00:47:25:08 TBC errors with dropouts Minor dropouts - occasional Left audio channel only
Identifier (URI):http://catalog.paradisec.org.au/repository/MW6/084_open
Tok Pisin
Language (ISO639):ksd
Rights:Open (subject to agreeing to PDSC access conditions)
Subject:Kuanua language
Tok Pisin language
Subject (ISO639):ksd
Subject (OLAC):language_documentation
Table Of Contents (URI):http://catalog.paradisec.org.au/repository/MW6/084_open/MW6-084_open-01.mp4
Type (DCMI):MovingImage


Archive:  Pacific And Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures (PARADISEC)
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GetRecord:  OAI-PMH request for OLAC format
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OAI Info

OaiIdentifier:  oai:paradisec.org.au:MW6-084_open
DateStamp:  2023-09-05
GetRecord:  OAI-PMH request for simple DC format

Search Info

Citation: Michael Webb (compiler); Various - Anonymous Various - Anonymous (performer); Michael Webb (researcher). n.d. Pacific And Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures (PARADISEC).
Terms: area_Pacific country_PG dcmi_MovingImage iso639_ksd iso639_tpi olac_language_documentation olac_singing

Inferred Metadata

Country: Papua New Guinea
Area: Pacific

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