Music in Australian Aboriginal culture: Some sociological and psychological implications.
Journal/Book: A century of ethnomusicological thought. 1990; New York. Garland. 132-141.
Abstract: Aboriginal men camped near the Yirrkala mission are exposed to music throughout their lives. Music functions as a means of learning cultural values, of identifying social groups, and of keeping the society together. Originally published in ĒJournal of music therapy> V (1955) 40-49. (Rabin, Ronald)
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