Music and Culture Areas of Native California

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Keeling, Richard;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Indians of North America -- California -- Periodicals | Indians of North America -- Great Basin -- Periodicals | California -- Antiquities -- Periodicals; Great Basin -- Antiquities -- Periodicals | ethnography | ethnohistory | archaeology | native peoples | Great Basin

This paper sketches the principal music and culture areas of native California and identifies general characteristics that distinguish the region in the overall sphere of Native American music. Rather than provide notations or detailed analyses I describe the music acco... View more
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