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Title:   Song of Eternity
Author:   Advanced Micro Image Systems Hawaii, Inc.
Publisher:   Advanced Micro Image Systems Hawaii, Inc.
Language:   English
Date:   1955
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Music, Hawaiian Music
Collections:   Music
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096987
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
 
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...It is the purpose of this series of articles to attempt a resolution on these questions by reviewing the ethnological history of the Hawaiian peoples as contained in their ancient traditions, rituals and epic poetry. It is the purpose of these articles to present the Hawaiian royal traditions unconfounded by the elements and theology of Christianity or th...
 
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... that it was recited in its entirety was at the necrological ceremonies attending the funeral of the beloved Prince William Charles Lunalilo, King of Hawaii and sixth of the Dynasty of Kamehameha. Lenthy portions of it, however, have been chanted at other similar ceremonies, the most prominent of these being the coronation of David Kalakaua, and the furierals of the Queen...
 
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Title:   Na Mele O Hawaii Nei: 101 Hawaiian Songs
Author:   Samuel H. Elbert
Publisher:   University of Hawaii Press
Language:   Hawaiian
Date:   1970
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Music, Hawaiian Music
Collections:   Music
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096909
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (195)
 
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...slations. The majority are from the time of the monarchy and so are already somewhat venerable. Nearly all are sung often today and are well known to Hawaiian singers. The texts have never before been written consistently with the glottal stops and macrons that make them nearly pronounceable by one not knowing Hawaiian. Many of them have not been translated before, or have...
 
       
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