W14 Music 160 Week 5 Lesson 1

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Unformatted text preview: mele
 –  Mele
–
can
refer
to
the
chant
itself
because
mele
 (or
poetry)
was
always
chanted
 •  The
words
are
very
important
–
most
 important
part
of
the
chant
 •  Kaona
‐
hidden
meanings
in
mele
 –  Examples:

 –  A
flower
can
refer
to
a
loved
one,
especially
a
child

 –  Rain
can
imply
making
love,
grief,
hardship,
difficulty,
or
 the
male
 •  If
a
text
had
more
hidden
meanings,
it
was
thought
 to
contain
more
mana,
and
thus
stricter
kapu
 surrounded
its
realiza%on
 Classifica%on
 •  Mele
...
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