Last changed 13 September 2011
Warumungu song references
Ordered by year, and alphabetically by author within each year.
Additions and corrections welcomed by the compiler, David
See also Winanjjikari
For some further references on song recording details, see
There is a complementary list of linguistic
and video recordings, and a (non-uniform) list of non-linguistic
- Moyle, Alice M. 1966. A Handlist of field collections of
in Australia and Torres Strait. Canberra: Australian Institute of
AIATSIS Library annotation: Covers all types of recordings (cylinders,
wire, magnetic tape and disc); Lists date of collection, collector,
tribal area, restricted use, quality rating duration, subject,
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- Basedow, H. 1926. Sound recordings by the Mackay Exploring
Central Australia. Macdonnell Ranges, NT. Songs, originally recorded on
wax cylinders. "4. Angarra. Chingali Warramunga" "14. Angarra. Chingali
Warramunga" and "25. Chingali Warramunga". * wax cylinders held at
Museum of Australia * Disc Columbia HA261 at National Museum of
(Moyle 1966:8) * AIATSIS archive tape A8758 items 23-25
- Harney, Bill (W.E.) & A.P. Elkin. 1949. Songs of the songmen. Aboriginal myths
retold. FW Cheshire. * see new and revised edition, Rigby, 1968.
* song rendered in English pp.58-60 'Song of the Walcutta', "(Waramunga
Tribe)" [in Contents], notes pp.152-3
- Capell, A. early 1950s? [Warumungu sound recordings, Phillip
Man singing Warumungu Yam song (50:44 to 51:21). Winggara [text]
(51:50 to 52:45). * AIATSIS archive CAPELL_A01 - 00310A.
- Elkin, AP. Papers, sound recordings, photographs, recorded at
papers, Archives, Sydney University.
- Elkin, AP. Papers, sound recordings, recorded at Warrabri April
and associated chants mainly by Waramanga men" (A Moyle 1966)
75A in Sydney University Series. * see Jones 1965.
- Holmes, Sandra Le Brun. 1964. Field tape number 5. Recorded
2 December. Yanyula woman singing Djarada concerning a place near Banka
Banka. * AIATSIS sound archive HOLMES_S04 - 00327A
- Jones, Trevor Alan. 1965. Australian Aboriginal music: the Elkin
contribution toward an overall picture, pp.-374 in Aboriginal
in Australia, ed. by R & C Berndt. * Descriptive analysis of
from many locations including Phillip Creek. * see Elkin 1958
- [includes: singing and dancing at Jurnkurakurr] Directed by Andre
Produced by Bruce Bruce Dakowski for Central Independent
London W1. * in 1994 CIT became Central
- Fieldwork. Singer, André; Brook, Sue; Dakowski,
Independent Television, and Films for
Humanities (Firm), producers. Princeton, NJ: Films for the
1990. 1 videocassette (52 min.); sd., col 1/2 in. (Pioneers of social
Strangers abroad). VHS format. Item:
- Rights acquired by Carlton International Media Limited,
UK: Strangers Abroad. Programme : 6 x 1 hour. A
- Barwick, Linda. Wumpurrarni songs for papulanji:
a CD of Warumungu women's songs for an Australian and a global
Plenary paper delivered to the 35th World Conference of the ICTM,
21 August 1999.
- Yawulyu Mungamunga. Dreaming Songs of Warumungu Women,
Central Australia. Produced by Papulu Apparr Kari Language and
Centre, Tennant Creek. Recordings by Linda Barwick. Notes by Linda
with assistance of Papulu Apparr Kari and Jane Simpson. Festival
CD D139686. * launched Saturday 29 April, Sydney University; Wednesday
24 May, Tennant Creek.
- Marsh, Kathryn (recorder). 2002. Musical
play practises of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children in central
Australia. 10 videocassettes (VHS) (360 min.) * includes "play
songs by children in several locations in the vicinity of Tenant Creek"
* AIATSIS MARSH_K01
- Marsh, Kathryn. 2002. Observations on a case study of song
preservation in two Aboriginal communities : dilemmas of a
"neo-colonialist" in the field.
Research studies in music education 19,4-13.
- Marsh, Kathryn. 2003. Playground pedagogy : a comparison of
transmission processes in children's musical play in Sydney and the
Northern Territory. 14th ASME National Conference, Darwin, July 2003.
19 leaves. * AIATSIS pMS 6066
- Jalajirrpa Band. Tracks on Bands of the Barkly CD. Barkly
Arts musicians page
- Marett, Allan and Linda Barwick. 2003. Endangered songs and
endangered languages, pp.144-151 in Maintaining the
Identity and the Land, ed. by Joe Blythe & R. McKenna Brown.
the Seventh FEL Conference.
Broome. Western Australia. 22-24 September. Bath, UK: Foundation for
Endangered Languages. ISBN 0-9538248-5-3 * pp.146-148 'Yawulyu Mungamunga
- Warren H Williams and The Warumungu Songmen. 2011. Winanjjara: The Song Peoples Sessions. Tennant Creek: Barkly Regional Arts. Double CD with 40pp. booklet * foreword by Patrick McCloskey * The
Warumungu Songmen: Dick Foster, Colin Freddy, Harry Morrison, Banjo
Johnny, Bobby Thompson, Pepy Simpson, Chuckler Simpson, Michael
Williams, Michael Jones* launched at Desert Harmony Festival, Tennant Creek, 2 September 2011; reported in 'Historic anthem for Warumungu', Koori Mail 7 September 2011, page 13 * background 'Warren H. at the Song Peoples Sessions' at MusicNT http://musicnt.com.au/2011/06/24/warren-h-williams-at-song-peoples-sessions/, http://musicnt.ning.com/photo/albums/warren-h-at-the-song-peoples
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