Our Place, Our Music

Aboriginal music


Here is the inside story of Aboriginal music in Australia, from its beginnings in tribal music, to the high volume and energy of contemporary rock and reggae.

Our Place Our Music surveys developments in Aboriginal music across Australia and traces some of the historical influences which have shaped it. It show how dynamic Aboriginal culture is, and how music maintains many of the essential values of Aboriginal life. A must-read for specialists in ethnomusicology and anyone with an interest int he rual and urban sounds of Aboriginal Australia.

  • Aboriginal Studies Press; November 1989
  • ISBN 9780855755676
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF format
  • Title: Our Place, Our Music
  • Author: Marcus Breen (ed.)
  • Imprint: Aboriginal Studies Press