Music Archive for Australia
Start here for an excellent introduction to Australian music. Read articles on musical instruments, the development of an Australian musical style, the study of aboriginal music, and traditional tribal music teaching, and the impact of the West. The site also includes a music downloads and links page.
Music Archive for New Zealand
This site contains a brief introduction to the music of New Zealand and the Maori, downloads of traditional and contemporary Maori music, and an excellent links page. These pages are part of a larger Music Archive for the Pacific.
Music Archive for Papua New Guinea
Log on and learn about the music from the Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea, located near Australia and New Zealand. This site traces the role music plays in ritual, history, and culture, and provides information on musical instruments. Learn how to make your own Kundu drum!