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Pacific Basin Celebration by John Alan Carnahan


By John Alan Carnahan

Pacific Basin Celebration was written for the 30th Anniversary of the Pacific Basin Music Festival held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

The piece is a celebratory musical gesture in honor of the Pacific Basin Music Festival and the great people of Hawaii. The piece utilizes traditional Hawaiian instruments (Pu’ili and Ipu Heke) as a salute to the music and dance of the culture and to emulate the rhythmic feel of the island. A main component of the piece is the use of Hawai’I Pono ‘I, which is the original National anthem of the Kingdom of Hawaii. The anthem continues to be a source of pride for the Hawaiian people and is sung at cultural and sporting events throughout the islands.

Duration: 6.5 minutes
Grade Level: 4

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Weight .1 lbs
Dimensions 0.004 x 11 x 17 in

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