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Mangarrjarra Palkarrakapumalu single work   lyric/song   "Pipu-pipu, kurlartarra-kurlartarra,=Engine idling, revving up,"
Alternative title: Aeroplane at the Race-Course
Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 Mangarrjarra Palkarrakapumalu
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Language: English
The Ngarla song and the English translation are published on facing pages.
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    y separately published work icon Ngarla Songs Alexander Brown , Brian Geytenbeek , Fremantle : Fremantle Press Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre , 2003 Z1091225 2003 anthology lyric/song biography essay

    'Ngarla Songs is a unique bilingual presentation of sixty-eight anecdotal songs composed by Ngarla people. They describe the thrill of the hunt, the wonder of whales and other events and life experiences as seen through Ngarla eyes.

    ...These cameos of everyday life in the Pilbara have been written down, translated and recorded in English. Alexander Brown and Brian Geytenbeek have worked together for ten years to capture the wit, wisdom and vibrancy expressed in these songs.' (Source: Fremantle Press website)

    Fremantle : Fremantle Press Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre , 2003
    pg. 94-95
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