W14 Music 160 Week 5 lesson 2

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 –  One
result
was
hula
ku‘i
 •  A
style
of
music
and
dance
that
blended
 Western
and
Hawaiian
musical
elements
 •  Ku‘i
means
“a
joining”
 “Nani
Kaua‘i”
(“Beau+ful
Kaua‘i”)
 (E‐reserves
Unit
11)
 •  Example
of
hula
ku‘i
 (recorded
ca.
1928)
 •  Influences
from
Western
music
 –  Form
–
strophic

 –  Harmony

 –  Instrumenta+on
–
Western
derived
stringed
instruments
 –  Melodic
contours
(more
“tuneful”
sounding
melody)
 •  Influences
from
Hawaiian
music
 –  Hawaiian
language
 –  Text
is
a
type
of
mele
(a
place‐name
chant)
 –  Expressive
use
of
breaks
in
the
voice

 “Nani
Kaua‘i”
 Aloha
a‘e
au
i
ku‘u
‘aina,
 I
ke
ku
kilakila
‘o
Wai‘ale‘ale.
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