Tahiti [sound recording] : the Gauguin years : songs and dances.
- Other Title:
- Gaugin years : songs and dances
Songs and dances
At head of title: South Pacific
- New York, NY : Nonesuch, 
- Explorer series
- Sound recording
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
- Folk songs, Tahitian -- French Polynesia -- Tahiti.
Music -- French Polynesia -- Tahiti.
Tahitians -- Music.
Folk dance music -- French Polynesia -- Tahiti.
Field recordings -- French Polynesia -- Tahiti.
- Local subjects:
- Ethnic music recordings -- French Polynesia -- Tahiti. (search)
Ethnic music recordings, Tahitian -- French Polynesia -- Tahiti. (search)
- Within the forest (2:36)
Religious chant (1:59)
May the moon rise (2:03)
Chant at the death of a woman (1:08)
Drums of war (1:25)
Story of a battle (2:11)
I am alone (:37)
Dance of the children (1:18)
Once she was as beautiful as the moon (1:45)
Let us tell the story (2:56)
We will watch (1:40)
Song for the sea at sunset (1:42)
Bamboo drums and dance of summer (2:58)
Song for birds in flight (1:34)
There was a time (1:17)
Chant in the face of danger (1:11)
Women's work song (1:31)
Drums of welcome and rejoicing (1:05)
Dance of pleasure in love (:55)
Almost daybreak (2:05)
We shall overcome (1:00)
Sing then, dance then (1:49)
Young and brave (1:21)
From sea to the seat of the mountain (2:17)
Not goodbye (2:28).
- Various native performers.
- Recorded in Tahiti by Francis Mazière.
Originally released in 1968 as Nonesuch H-72017.
Program notes by Jane Sarnoff (8 p.) inserted in container.
- Mazière, Francis, 1924-1994.
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