SAMOTO, Hidenori

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SAMOTO, Hidenori
Hiroshima University

Research Areas


Published Papers

SAMOTO, Hidenori
Journal of cultural anthropology (in Japanese)   18 135-158   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
This paper focuses on the economic aspects of bamboo panpipes in ’Are’are, the southern part of Malaita Island in the Solomon Islands. Bamboo panpipes are traditional musical instruments in ’Are’are. In previous studies, it was considered that the...
SAMOTO, Hidenori
Shima: Shima: the International Journal of Research into Island Cultures   11(2) 151-167   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
The aim of this paper is to demonstrate how musicians in the Solomon Islands accepted an audio technology ― the electronic tuner ― and how it influenced their musical activities. Through an ethnographic case study of how indigenous musicians thoug...

Conference Activities & Talks

The standardization of musical pitch in the rainforest: Technology and the transformation of musical techniques in the bamboo panpipes of ’Are’are, Solomon Islands
SAMOTO, Hidenori
The 12th International Small Island Cultures Conference (ISIC) (Okinawa Prefectural University of the Arts)   18 Jun 2016   
Audio technology and the transformation of tuning techniques in the bamboo panpipes of ’Are’are, Solomon Islands
SAMOTO, Hidenori
Panel Session 'The survival strategy of traditional performing artists in the face of globalization and expansion of mass media' The Inter-Congress 2016 of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) (Dubrovnik, Croatia)   6 May 2016   
Transformation of the Music-Technique in Contemporary Melanesia: A case of the bamboo panpipes of 'Are'are, Solomon Islands
SAMOTO, Hidenori
Poster Session 'Risk, Technology and Anthropology' The 5th Annual Tsukuba Global Science Week (Multimedia Room, 30th Anniversary Hall, University of Tsukuba)   29 Sep 2014