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Jane Freeman Moulin

Jane Freeman Moulin

Professor of Ethnomusicology


Education

1991 Ph.D., Ethnomusicology, University of California at Santa Barbara
1971 M.A., Music (Ethnomusicology), UCLA
1969 B.A., Music cum laude, University of Hawai`i

Research Interests

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Publications

Books
1994 Music of the Southern Marquesas Islands. Occasional Papers in Pacific Ethnomusicology, No. 3. Auckland: University of Auckland. 56 pp.
1989 Territorial Survey of Oceanic Music: Music of the Southern Marquesas Islands. Catalog of the audio collection. 5 vols. University of Auckland, Archives of Maori & Pacific Music. 750 pp.
1979 The Dance of Tahiti. Papeete: Les Editions du Pacifique/Hachette, 1979. 120 pp. [English edition.] Second printing 1985.
1979 La Danse à Tahiti. Papeete: Les Editions du Pacifique/Hachette, 1979. 120 pp. [French edition.] Second printing 1985.

Articles and reviews

Contributor to the following books

For a full list of publications and recordings see following pages.

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Professional Awards and Recognition

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Courses Taught at Universities

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Scholarly Publications

in press "The Marks of a Sensual Person: Music and dance performance in the Marquesas Islands" for Music and the Art of Seduction (Amsterdam).
in press "Untying the Knots in the 'Aha tau, the Sacred Cord of Time." In Oceanic Music Encounters: The Print Resource and the Human Resources. Research in Linguistics and Anthropology. Auckland: University of Auckland Department of Anthropology.
2006 Review of Faka Pasifika-The Pacific Way: Dances from the South Pacific for Children and Adults. 2004. Video recordings by Ad Linkels, André Oude Vrielink, Karolien Olden, and Theo Spiekermann. 2006 Yearbook for Traditional Music 38:169-172.
2005/2006 "Marquesas Islands." In Greenwood Encyclopedia of World Folklore and Folklife, William M. Clements, editor. Volume 1: Topics and Themes, Africa, Australia and Oceania, pp. 377-386. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
2005 "Oltobed a Malt (Nurture, regenerate, celebrate): The Ninth Festival of Pacific Arts in Koror, Palau. Contemporary Pacific 17 (Fall):512-516.
2004 Cueing Up: Situating Power on the Tahitian Stage. Yearbook for Traditional Music 36:113-132.
2003 Words of Tomorrow: "Spectacle" and the Festival of Pacific Arts. Pacific Arts (25):23-30.
2002 KAPUTUHE: Exploring Word-Based Performance on Marquesan Musical Instruments. Galpin Society Journal 2002 (55):130-60.
2002 Review of Ad Linkel's book Sounds of Change in Tonga: Dance, music and cultural dynamics in a Polynesian Kingdom (3rd revised edition, 1998). Pacific Arts (July 2001):126-128.
2001 "From Quinn's to the Conservatory: Redefining the traditions of Tahitian dance." In Traditionalism and Modernity in the Music and Dance of Oceania, ed. by Helen Reeves Lawrence and Don Niles, pp. 233-50. Oceania Monographs 52. Sydney: University of Sydney/Oceania Publications.
2001 "Marquesan Music." In New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition, edited by Stanley Sadie, vol. 20, pp. 64-65. London: Macmillan
2001 Review of the CD Te Kuki 'Airani. The Cook Islands: songs, rhythms and dances. In Yearbook for Traditional Music 32:230.
2000 "Marquesas Islanders." In Endangered Peoples of Oceania: Struggles to Survive and Thrive, edited by Judith M. Fitzpatrick, Chap. 6, pp. 75-91. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
2000 "Contemporary Music and Dance in Tahiti." In Encyclopedia of the Pacific Islands, edited by Brig V. Lal and Kate Fortune, pp. 497-98. Auckland: Pasifika Press and the University of Hawai'i Press.
1999 "The Art of Music." In Musique en Polynésie, pp. 74-75. Papeete: Musique en Polynésie.
1998 "Tahitian Dance." In The International Encyclopedia of Dance, vol. 6, pp. 77- 79. New York: Oxford University Press.
1998 Garland Encyclopedia of World Music. Adrienne Kaeppler and Jacob Love, eds. New York: Garland.
"Marquesas Islands, " pp. 889-96.
"Music and Education," pp. 269-71.
"Society Islands," pp. 867-869.
"Tahiti - Dance," pp. 873-879.
1997 Gods and Mortals: Understanding Traditional Function and Usage in Marquesan Musical Instruments. Journal of the Polynesian Society 106/3 (1997): 250-283.
1997 "Tahitian Dance as a Story-Telling Art." In Interdisciplinary Efforts of Sport and Dance Philosophy, pp. 28-39. Seoul: Korean Philosophic Society for Sport and Dance.
1997 "Institutionalizing Tahitian Dance: The Move to the Classroom." In Better Quality of Sport and Physical Education for All. Proceedings of the '97 Seoul International Sport Science Congress, pp. 976-984. Seoul: Korean Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.
1996 What's Mine is Yours? Cultural Borrowing in a Pacific Context. Contemporary Pacific 1996(1): 128-153.
1994 Music in the Southern Marquesas Islands. Occasional Papers in Pacific Ethnomusicology, No. 3. Auckland: University of Auckland. 56 pp.
Field work for this project was funded by UNESCO, the Territorial Survey of Oceanic Music, the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center at UCSB, and a Pacific Music Research grant from Hawaii Loa College.
1994 Chants of Power: Countering Hegemony in the Marquesas Islands. Yearbook for Traditional Music 1994 (26):1-19.
1994 Review of Lucien Kimitete's Te Hakamanumanu. Journal of the Polynesian Society 103 (1, March 1994):98-99.
1993 "Marquesans." In State of the Peoples, ed. by Marc Miller, p. 107. Boston: Beacon Press, 1993.
1993 The VIth Festival of Pacific Arts, Rarotonga, Cook Islands, October 17-27th. Pacific Arts 7 (Jan. 1993):69-71.
1992 Review of Richard Moyle's Traditional Samoan Music. Journal of Musicological Research 12 (1992):185-87.
1991 Towards the Pacific Century: The Challenge of Change. Pacific Arts 5 (Jan. 1991):6-7.
1990 The Cutting Edge of Tradition. Pacific Arts 1/2(1990):36-49.
1989 Territorial Survey of Oceanic Music: Music of the Southern Marquesas Islands. Catalog of the audio collection. 5 vols. MS in the University of Auckland, Archives of Maori & Pacific Music. 750 pp.
Preparation of the catalog funded by a grant from the East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii.
1989 Gender and Its Relationship to the Essential Traits of Tahiti dance. UCLA Dance Ethnology Journal 13(1989):1-9.
1984 "In Music". In Changing Lives of Hawaii's Women: Progress Since Statehood, pp. 40-43. Honolulu: Foundation for Hawaii Women's History.
1979 The Dance of Tahiti. Papeete: Les Editions du Pacifique/Hachette, 1979. 120 pp. [English edition.] Second printing 1985.
Reviewed in Dance Research Journal 13, No.2(1981):41-43.
1979 La Danse de Tahiti. Papeete: Les Editions du Pacifique/Hachette, 1979. 120 pp. [French edition.] Second printing 1985.
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Miscellaneous Publications

2001 "Selected Publications of Barbara B. Smith." In Traditionalism and Modernity in the Music and Dance of Oceania, ed. by Helen Reeves Lawrence and Don Niles, pp. 255-58. Oceania Monographs 52. Sydney: University of Sydney/Oceania Publications.
2001 "Students Awarded the Master of Arts in Music." In Traditionalism and Modernity in the Music and Dance of Oceania, ed. by Helen Reeves Lawrence and Don Niles, pp. 259-61. Oceania Monographs 52. Sydney: University of Sydney/Oceania Publications.
2001 A Tribute to Barbara B. Smith. SEM Newsletter.
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Audio and Video Recordings

2002 Permanent Collection Audio Program of the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, Oceanic Galleries. Project # 369 AF3. Recorded interview on Eastern Polynesian ritual music and Oceanic musical instruments.
1998 Oceania. CD accompanying the Garland Encyclopedia of World Music. Two field recordings (Tahitian drumming and a Marquesan "pig dance"), together with scholarly notes.
1998 Musician and Musical Instrument. CD produced by the Museum für Völkerkunde in Berlin. 1998.
Four field recordings of Tahitian and Marquesan drum music, together with scholarly notes.
1989 Territorial Survey of Oceanic Music: Music of the Southern Marquesas Islands (1989).
Major field collection recorded under the auspices of the UNESCO Territorial Survey of Oceanic Music and housed at the Archive of Maori and Pacific music at the University of Auckland. (Including 50 hours of audio field recordings, 34 hours of video recordings, 20 hours of taped interviews, and an edited 80-minute demonstration audio tape with accompanying notes, this major collection contains 748 musical examples and is the most extensive documentation of Marquesan music ever undertaken. A five-volume catalog accompanies the collection.)
1983 Audy. RRS 1000. Koto performer on the title song "Looking for the Good Life".
Re-released as compact disc (1994). Winner of the Hawaii Recording Artists Na Hoku Hanohano award for the Best Album of the Year (1983).
1983 Christmas Music for an Elizabethan Dinner. University of Hawaii.
Three solo selections and two duets. Favorably reviewed by Wayne Harada in the Honolulu Advertiser (December 17, 1983).
1980 Musicke for All Seasons. Executive Producer and Musical Director.
A video project funded by McInerny Foundation, G. N. Wilcox Trust, Charles M. and Anna C. Cooke, Ltd., and the Atherton Family Foundation and available statewide through the Hawaii Public Library system (1980).
1979 Europa. Sinergia SR7207.
Disc of Medieval and Renaissance music on early instruments.
1978 Nowell Sing We. Executive Producer and Musical Director.
A video program broadcast statewide on KHET-TV (Dec. 1978 and Dec. 1979) with FM simulcast on KAIM-FM (a first for classical music in the state of Hawaii) and funded by the G. N. Wilcox Trust. Favorably reviewed by Pierre Bowman for the Honolulu Star-Bulletin (December 22, 1978).
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Research in progress

Contact information

email
moulin@hawaii.edu

telephone
(808) 956-7707

fax
(808) 956-9657