Moving Within the Circle;Contemporary Native American Music;and Dance. 2nd edition. (2008) By Bryan Burton Book and CD 152 pages The 36 songs and dances in the second edition are in active use in Native communities and were taught directly to the author by members of the Apache, Haliwa-Saponi, Lakota, Oneida, Seneca and Zuni tribes, to name just a few. Selections for guided listening were contributed by numerous well-known contemporary recording artists including R. Carlos Nakai, Joanne Shenandoah, Keith Secola, Tom Bee and Ulali. Moving Within the Circle offers a unique opportunity for educators to experience a wide variety of styles and genres ranging from traditional cedar flute melodies to a concert recording of a hard-driving rock anthem. The book includes musical transcriptions, flute songs and guided listening experiences. Teaching Ideas are provided for each selection. Dance Instructions are;included. The companion CD includes a recording of essentially every selection in the book.
Contents: Section 1: Entering the Circle: Learning to Learn Research in the Oral Tradition (A Personal Odyssey) The Trail of Tears Teaching Native American Music and Dance Sample Lesson: Bear Dance MENC National Standards for Music Section 2: Shaping the Sound:Style, Form, Substance Music and Dance Concep and Function Vocables Chart of Regional Vocal Styles Instruments - Strings, Flutes, Drums, Rattles and more Section 3: Uniting the Circles:The Intertribal Pow-Wow Visiting a Pow-Wow Sharing in a Pueblo Feast Day Section 4: Songs and Dances: Moving in the Circle Traditional Songs, Song to the Four Directions (Alabama-Coushatta), I Walk in Beauty (Apache/Navajo), Sunrise Call (Zuni Pueblo - Guided Listening) Social Songs and Dances, Introduction to Round Dances, Round Dance (Intertribal), Pueblo Round Dance, Friendship Dance (Western Apache), Intertribal Dance (Mid-Atlantic), Indian Two-Step (Tigua Pueblo), Haliwa-Saponi Canoe Dance, Poi Waka (Maori), Making Poi, The Legend of Star Woman, One-Eyed Ford (Intertribal), When I Was Young (Apache), Picture Song (Lakota - Guided Listening), Rabbit Dance: Uncle Sam (Seneca) Animal Songs and Dances, Bear Dance (Haliwa-Saponi), How Bears Came Into Being (Guide and Story), Duck Dance (Southeastern Region), Raccoon Dance (Southeastern Region), Cuero Mohelam (Yaqui - Guided Listening), Dancing Song of the Skunk (Mandan), The Story of Coyote and Skunk Music By and For Women: Songs of Tradition, Power and Honor, O Hal'lwe (Nanticoke), Kunolounkwa (Oneida), Chippewa Lullaby - A Song's Journey, Rabbit Song (Southern Cheyenne), Nanticoke Women's Shawl Dance, Women's Honoring Song (Salish), Pottery Dance (Zuni), Basket Dance (Pueblo Ysleta del Sur), Ulali: Mahk Jchi (Guided Listening); Contemporary and AlterNATIVE Music (Guided Listening Section), AlterNATIVE Sounds: Native American Popular Music, XIT: Nihaa Shil Hozho, Keith Secola: NDN Kar, Jackalope: Then There Was Wood, Ghost Dance for Symphonic Orchestra, Keith Secola: When I'm Far Away, John Wayne's Teeth (from Smoke Signals)Section 5: The Native American Flute: Song of the Wind The Story of the First Flute The Story of the Orphan Boy Playing the Native American Flute Kowa Love Song Lakota Courting Song Hidatsa Dance Song Pueblo Sunrise Song and Call to Sunrise Appendix A: A Selected Discography Appendix B:;BibliographyAppendix C: Photos, Illustrations, CreditsAppendix D: Additional Resources