Ka Buke Mele o nā Hīmeni Hawaiʻi (The Lyric Book of Hawaiian Choral Songs)
Ka Buke Mele o nā Hīmeni Hawaiʻi is a collection of nearly 300 mele that were popular and widely sung during the last decades of the 19th century. Prominent political figures and well-loved aliʻi composers, such as Liliʻuokalani, Leleiohoku, and Kalākaua, are represented in this group, which includes love ballads, tributes, playful mele, and compositions with cultural and historical comment.
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Bishop Museum Press
1525 Bernice Street
Honolulu, HI 96817
Edited by Ed C. Holstein
Foreword by M. Puakea Nogelmeier
Date of Publication: 2003
Size: 5.5 x 8.5