Ngarla Songs (CD)

$20.00

These songs, known as yirraru by the Ngarla people, are public songs about images and events from everyday life captured in the poetry of the language, and sung in a traditional format which was modified by the individual composer. In these recording, ‘Sandy’ sings songs he learnt from 11 different Ngarla Elders.

Composers: Mirny-Mirnymarra Jingkiri, Wirrkaru Jingkiri, Yintilypirna Kaalyamarra, Wapirrku Kanturrpamarra, Katakapu, Kanturrpamarra, Pirrarna Makanykarra, Mingkarlajirri, Waparla Pananykarra, Jawalya Pilu and Jirlparurrumarra Piraparrjirri.

The Ngarla Songs CD includes 68 tracks.

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