Document Type

Thesis

Date of Degree Completion

1969

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)

Department

Education

Committee Chair

Herbert A. Bird

Second Committee Member

Lucile Doersch

Third Committee Member

Wayne S. Hertz

Abstract

The purposes of this study are (1) to provide information about the vital part that music has played in the Polynesian cultures of Hawaii, Samoa, Tahiti, Tonga, and New Zealand, (2) to present in written form heretofore unpublished children's songs and dances from the five principal cultures of Polynesia, and (3) to provide explanatory material on the use of these songs.

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