Captain James Cook in Tonga - the 1770's
from The Journals of Captain James Cook on His Voyages of Discovery, page 944:
In Tonga, where there is a great number they divide into several partys each of whom sings on a different key which makes a very agreable music... In the same manner they vary the music of their flutes by playing on those of a different size.
Captain James Cook, and J C Beaglehole (ed.), The Journals of Captain James Cook on His Voyages of Discovery, volume 2 (1962), p. 944. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1394297026430 accessed: 22 March, 2023
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quoted in ‘Polynesian Music, Captain Cook, and the Romantic Movement in Europe’ Adrienne L. Kaeppler Music Educators Journal Vol. 65 No. 3 Nov 1978
Originally submitted by Ivan Hewett on Sat, 08 Mar 2014 16:43:46 +0000