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    • Baartjap's Wangga 

      Marett, Allan; Barwick, Linda; Ford, Lysbeth (Sydney University Press, 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 ...
    • Lambudju's Wangga 

      Marett, Allan; Barwick, Linda; Ford, Lysbeth (Sydney University Press, 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, ...
    • Ma-Yawa Wangga 

      Marett, Allan; Barwick, Linda; Ford, Lysbeth (Sydney University Press, 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 ...
    • Mandji's Wangga 

      Marett, Allan; Barwick, Linda; Ford, Lysbeth (Sydney University Press, 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 ...
    • Muluk's Wangga 

      Marett, Allan; Barwick, Linda; Ford, Lysbeth (Sydney University Press, 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 ...
    • Walakandha Wangga 

      Marett, Allan; Barwick, Linda; Ford, Lysbeth (Sydney University Press, 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 ...