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TREASURES OF HAWAIIAN SHEET MUSIC BOOK
50 FAVORITE & CLASSIC SONGS from HAWAII'S GOLDEN YEARS
for PIANO, GUITAR, UKULELE, STEEL GUITAR, all C INSTRUMENTS & VOICE
Arranged by Henry Kaleialoha Allen - 8.5" X 11" - 112 pages - Softcover
This collection of fifty songs comes from the popular era of Hawaiian music in the first half of the twentieth century. These songs were written primarily by recognized writers and arranged by well-known Hawaiian musician Henry Allen with some original songs written by Allen himself.
Entertainers of all skill levels will find this selection of sheet music an invaluable source for the piano, guitar, ukulele, steel guitar and voice. Each song is written in the key of C and there are chord structures in the back for the ukulele and the piano.
Blue Hawaii, Hanalei Moon, Tiare Lovely flower, Mele Kalikimaka, Tiny Bubbles, Hukilau, Beautiful Kauai, I Will Remember You, Papalina Lahilahi, Puamana, In a Little Hula Heaven, Kaimana Hila
HAWAIIAN MUSIC & MUSICIANS - AN ENCYCLOPEDIC HISTORY BOOK
Dr. George S Kanahele & John Berger - 6" X 9" - 926 pages -Black & White Photographs & Illustrations - Softcover
When George S. Kanahele founded the Hawaiian Music Foundation in 1971 he immediately saw the need for a systematic presentation of the whole tradition of Hawaiian music, from its origins in pre-contact chant and hula, to the adaptation of other musical traditions and instruments, to the extraordinary spread of Hawaiian music as “world music,” and finally to the Hawaiian Renaissance that saved the tradition from near-extinction.
Compiled with the assistance of a hundred contributors and the research of many more, it was immediately recognized as the most ambitious book ever written about Hawaiian music.
Organized like an encyclopedia, with entries in alphabetical order, the book presents the roots of Hawaiian music, from ancient chants to the flowering of the musical renaissance. There are biographies of musicians from every period of Hawaiian musical history—from Henry Berger, David Kālakaua, Queen Lili‘uokalani, and others of their time, to the great names of the 20th century. A special section presents many rare photographs of historical interest, featuring singers, chanters, dancers, and instrumentalists. Melody lines, chants, and rhythm patterns are illustrated by music notation.
This revised and updated edition is the indispensable go-to guide to the galaxy of Hawaiian music.
NA MELE HULA O HAWAII NEI BOOK
S. Elbert - 6" x 9" - 110 pages - Softcover
101 well-known post-missionary songs written between 1850 and 1968. Includes lyrics, English translations, information on composers, meanings, and hidden symbolism. Includes
Hi'ilawe, Alekoki, Aloha Oe, Ahulili, Hanohano Hanalei, Hawaii Ponoi, Hula O Makee, Hi'ilawe, Holoholo Ka'a, Hula o Makee, Ku'u Lei, Na Ali'i, Tutu, Hilo March,
Hawaiian Rough Riders, Na ka Pueo, Palisa, Queen's Prayer, Royal Hawaiain Hotel,
etc. and 12 Christmas Songs:
Po La'i E
Mele Kalikimaka Ia Kakou
(Merry Christmas for Us),
Kani na Pele
He Po La'ela'e
(It Came Upon the Midnight Clear), etc.
HOW SIX LITTLE IPU GOT THEIR NAMES BOOK - SALE
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D. Brimmer, J. Coleson
8-1/2" x 11"- color illustrations - 32 pages - Hardcover - Audio CD
This book is an imaginative look into the life story of a hula implement. Separated from their vines at a tender age, the little gourds are taken to the home of a local implement maker. There they meet Uncle Ka Leo, a grand and grumpy ipu heke, who gives them tantalizing glimpses of what they someday may become. Even though the little gourds are frightened and insecure, sticking together gives them the courage that carries them safely through their many adventures. While one of the little gourds is constantly worried that his imperfection will be his downfall, it turns out in the end (as it does for many of us) that his imperfection is what makes him special and unique. As the hula students learn about their new implements, the little gourds learn about themselves as well. Once each girl finds the ipu hula they feel is really, really theirs, the little gourds find that they too have re-captured their long-lost feelings of "being connected." In spite of life's uncertainties and insecurities, this story reminds us all that happy endings are possible, even in the most unexpected of places.
HOW TO PLAY THE IPU AND IPU HEKE CD
INSTRUCTION & EXERCISES
Audio CD features verbal instructions for holding and playing the ipu and ipu heke, exercises for various basic and complex rhythms, ornamentals, and a chant by Lokelia Montgomery. Liner notes list each rhythm and combination taught.
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