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Registration number
8125
Item name
Record 
Category
Media
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Larrima and Kit of the Yangman, and Georgie of the Djauan  
Associated cultural group
Yangman, Djauan tribes 
Place
Australia > Australia > Northern Territory > Roper - McArthur region > Mainoru Station
Map
Collector
Professor A. P. Elkin 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
by Professor A. P. Elkin 
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Blue record 41cm diameter, 33 1/3 RPM, in paper sleeve, entitled: Sydney University Expedition 1949. Chants and Rituals. Recorded by Professor Elkin. Part 3A and Part 3B. AIATSIS transcription: This sample of men's djarada, or love songs, was recorded .. at Tandanjal. Chief songman: Larrima of Yangman tribe. Include: Opossum, Dingo, Flying fox, Black-nosed snake, flying fox travelling or whistle duck, stealing a woman's heart, bird, flying fox goes down to water. On the other side, love songs or djarada were recorded at Mainoru - they belong to two cylces, and old and a new, and come from Borooloola. The old are sung first.

Research notes

Copies of this LP ca be found at 25811 (reel-to-reel and AIATISIS cassette).

Reel-to-reel tapes 25810 to 25815 are copies of the Elkin LPs in our collection - 8123 to 8134. July 99 - audio cassette copies from the AIATSIS also on shelves. Locality originally recorded as Arnhem Land, Tandanjal, Boorooloola

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