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ID: 300264784
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300264784

 

Record Type: concept
palga (dances (performing arts compositions), Literary and Performing Arts Works (hierarchy name), Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Narrative ceremonial dance cycles practiced by the inhabitants of the eastern Kimberleys region of Australia. The narrative dance is based on the cyclone and serves as a way of explaining such events to the general population. Painted boards and threaded crosses are carried behind the dancers head while performing. The type of material utilized for the dances changes depending of the context of the story.
 
Terms:
palga (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,B)
palga (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
palga (Austronesian language-P,D,U,U)
palga (Spanish-P,D,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.V

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name)
.... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Literary and Performing Arts Works (hierarchy name)
........ Literary and Performing Arts Works (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of dances (performing arts compositions)
............ dances (performing arts compositions) (G)
Hierarchy of palga
................ palga (G)

Additional Parents:

Hierarchy of Activities Facet
Activities Facet
Hierarchy of Events (hierarchy name)
.... Events (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of events (activities)
........ events (activities) (G)
Hierarchy of cultural events
............ cultural events (G)
Hierarchy of ceremonies
................ ceremonies (G)
Hierarchy of cultural ceremonies
.................... cultural ceremonies (G)
Hierarchy of palga
........................ palga (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Verhalende ceremoniële danscycli die worden beoefend door de inwoners van het oostelijke deel van de regio Kimberley in Australië. De verhalende dans is gebaseerd op de cycloon en is een manier om dergelijke gebeurtenissen aan de rest van de bevolking uit te leggen. Beschilderde platen en gevlochten kruisen worden tijdens de voorstelling achter de hoofden van de dansers gedragen. Het type materiaal dat voor de dansen wordt gebruikt, hangt samen met de context van het verhaal. 
Spanish ..... Son ciclos de danzas narrativas ceremoniales realizadas por los habitantes de la región del este de Kimberleys en Australia. La danza narrativa es basada en el ciclón y sirve como manera de explicar tales acontecimientos a la población en general. Llevan carteles pintados y cruces roscadas detrás de los bailarines mientras se realiza. Los materiales utilizados para las danzas cambian dependiendo del contexto de la historia. 

Sources and Contributors:
palga............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
..............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
..............  Antiques and Art in Australia [online] (2003) accessed 05 August 2003
..............  Bunbury Regional Art Galleries [online] (2003) accessed 05 August 2003
..............  Caruana, Aboriginal Art (1993) 164-165
..............  TAA database (2000-)
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Caruana, Aboriginal Art (1993) 164-165
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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