• Arriving, digging, performing, returning: an exercise in rich interpretation of a djanba song text in the sound archive of the Wadeye Knowledge Centre, Northern Territory of Australia 

      Barwick, Linda; Marett, Allan; Blythe, Joe; Walsh, Michael
      Published 2007-01-01
      This article covers issues around song language interpretation and documentation in relation to a djanba song in Murriny Patha language composed by Lawrence Kolumboort (djanba 11).
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    • Baartjap's Wangga 

      Marett, Allan; Barwick, Linda; Ford, Lysbeth
      Published 2016-11-01
      From the 1950s to the 1980s, Barrtjap (Tommy Burrenjuck, c. 1925–1992) was a ritual leader and one of the most prominent singers/composers in Belyuen (Delissaville), one of the heartlands of the wangga tradition. The ...
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    • Communities of interest: issues in establishing a digital resource on Murrinh-patha song at Wadeye (Port Keats), NT 

      Barwick, Linda; Marett, Allan; Walsh, Michael; Reid, Nicholas; Ford, Lysbeth
      Published 2005-01-01
      Linguistics and musicology, along with other fieldwork-based disciplines, have obligations to facilitate access to research results by the communities whose cultural heritage is recorded and analysed, especially when the ...
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    • Endangered songs and endangered languages. 

      Marett, Allan; Barwick, Linda
      Published 2003-01-01
      It is widely reported in Australia and elsewhere that songs are considered by culture bearers to be the “crown jewels” of endangered cultural heritages whose knowledge systems have hitherto been maintained without the aid ...
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    • Lambudju's Wangga 

      Marett, Allan; Barwick, Linda; Ford, Lysbeth
      Published 2016-11-01
      Bobby Lane Lambudju (1941–1993) was a leading Wadjiginy songman at Belyuen in the late 1980s and early 1990s whose songs display a rich variety of forms, diverse melodies and even mixes of languages (his own language, ...
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    • Ma-Yawa Wangga 

      Marett, Allan; Barwick, Linda; Ford, Lysbeth
      Published 2016-11-01
      The Ma-yawa wangga repertory was given to songmen by the Marri Ammu ancestral ghosts known as Ma-yawa. Before the late 1960s, it seems that this repertory was frequently performed at Wadeye, but nowadays Marri Ammu people ...
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    • Mandji's Wangga 

      Marett, Allan; Barwick, Linda; Ford, Lysbeth
      Published 2016-11-01
      Billy Mandji was a prolific and popular Belyuen songman. Active from the 1960s to the 1980s, he travelled widely and was recorded in Kununurra, Timber Creek, Oenpelli and Beswick Creek as well as his home community of ...
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    • Mirrwana and wurrkama: applying an Indigenous knowledge framework to collaborative research on ceremonies 

      Ford, Payi Linda; Barwick, Linda; Marett, Allan
      Published 2014-01-01
      This chapter outlines how Ford, Barwick and Marett have collaborated to develop, implement, and critically evaluate a research project that integrates and remains true to both Indigenous and western academic knowledge ...
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    • Muluk's Wangga 

      Marett, Allan; Barwick, Linda; Ford, Lysbeth
      Published 2016-11-01
      Jimmy Muluk (born c. 1925, died sometime before 1986) was one of the great wangga songmen, whose musical virtuosity and love of diversity and variation are exceeded by no other singer. A Mendheyangal man, he held traditional ...
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    • Musical and linguistic perspectives on Aboriginal song 

      Marett, Allan; Barwick, Linda
      Published 2007-01-01
      This article serves as an introduction to the special issue 'Studies in Aboriginal Song' edited by Marett and Barwick. Since 1984, numerous collections of essays dedicated entirely or partly to Aboriginal song and dance ...
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    • The National Recording Project for Indigenous Performance in Australia: year one in review 

      Marett, Allan; Yunupingu, Mandawuy; Langton, Marcia; Gumbula, Neparrŋa; Barwick, Linda; Corn, Aaron
      Published 2006-01-01
      The National Recording Project for Indigenous Performance in Australia was conceived at Gunyangara in Arnhem Land during the inaugural Indigenous Performance Symposium in August 2002. The symposium was funded by the ...
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    • Preface 

      Marett, Allan; Barwick, Linda; Ford, Lysbeth
      Published 2013-01-01
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    • Prelims 

      Marett, Allan; Barwick, Linda; Ford, Lysbeth
      Published 2013-01-01
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    • Sound recordings as maruy among the Aborigines of the Daly region of north west Australia 

      Marett, Allan
      Published 2004-01-01
      This paper reflects on a set of anxieties concerning the relationship between living traditions of song and dance and the body of audio recordings of these traditions that have been generated in the course of my research. ...
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    • Walakandha Wangga 

      Marett, Allan; Barwick, Linda; Ford, Lysbeth
      Published 2016-11-01
      For the last 40 years or so, the Walakandha wangga, a repertory composed collaboratively by a number of Marri Tjavin singers, has been the most prominent wangga performed in Wadeye. Initiated in the mid-1960s by Stan ...
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