Hawaiian Instruments By Bryn Wilcox
Hula  Instruments  <ul><li>Most instruments were played along with dances </li></ul><ul><li>All still used today </li></ul...
Hula  Sticks –  Kala’au <ul><li>2 sticks </li></ul><ul><li>One three feet long and heavy </li></ul><ul><li>Other one ten i...
Bamboo Pipes –  ‘Ohe Ka’eke <ul><li>Used by special musicians </li></ul><ul><li>Variety of lengths </li></ul><ul><li>One e...
Bamboo Rattle –  Pu’ili <ul><li>Used by dancers </li></ul><ul><li>Cut by joint so that one end was open and the other end ...
Single Rattle –  Uli’uli <ul><li>Gourd or coconut with handle </li></ul><ul><li>Later versions included feathers </li></ul...
Three Gourd Rattle –  ‘Ulili <ul><li>3 gourds on a stick tied to a cord </li></ul><ul><li>Middle cord spins when cord is p...
Conch -  Pu <ul><li>Can be heard 2 miles away </li></ul><ul><li>Mouth hole cut in end </li></ul><ul><li>Used like trumpet ...
 
 
 
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Bwilcox hawaiian instruments

  1. 1. Hawaiian Instruments By Bryn Wilcox
  2. 2. Hula Instruments <ul><li>Most instruments were played along with dances </li></ul><ul><li>All still used today </li></ul><ul><li>The most important instrument was the body itself </li></ul><ul><li>Players beat gourds and drums to keep time </li></ul>
  3. 3. Hula Sticks – Kala’au <ul><li>2 sticks </li></ul><ul><li>One three feet long and heavy </li></ul><ul><li>Other one ten inches </li></ul><ul><li>Dancers on Kaua’i did the most kinds of hula with hula sticks </li></ul>
  4. 4. Bamboo Pipes – ‘Ohe Ka’eke <ul><li>Used by special musicians </li></ul><ul><li>Variety of lengths </li></ul><ul><li>One end open, other closed </li></ul><ul><li>Beat against mat on ground </li></ul><ul><li>Each musician used two </li></ul>
  5. 5. Bamboo Rattle – Pu’ili <ul><li>Used by dancers </li></ul><ul><li>Cut by joint so that one end was open and the other end closed. </li></ul><ul><li>Open end cut into small strips that rattled when the dancer moved </li></ul><ul><li>Played in sit down hula </li></ul>
  6. 6. Single Rattle – Uli’uli <ul><li>Gourd or coconut with handle </li></ul><ul><li>Later versions included feathers </li></ul><ul><li>Held in hand and tapped on body </li></ul><ul><li>Old Hawaiians used one rattle; modern dancers used two </li></ul>
  7. 7. Three Gourd Rattle – ‘Ulili <ul><li>3 gourds on a stick tied to a cord </li></ul><ul><li>Middle cord spins when cord is pulled </li></ul><ul><li>End gourds had small stones </li></ul>
  8. 8. Conch - Pu <ul><li>Can be heard 2 miles away </li></ul><ul><li>Mouth hole cut in end </li></ul><ul><li>Used like trumpet </li></ul>

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