Aboriginal Choral Music on Record (1965 – 2018)

Singing WalkaboutErnabella Aboriginal Choir. EMI, 1966. (12″ LP).  
Hermannsburg Choir on Tour, Hermannsburg Choir. Davan, 1967. (12″ LP). 
In Need of Prayer, The Elcho Island Junior Choir. “Methodist Mission Overseas”, 1967. (7″ EP).
Elcho Island Junior Choir, Elcho Island Junior Choir, conducted by Helen Western. W&G, 1968. (12″ LP). 
Milingimbi Comes To Melbourne, Milingimbi Mission Children’s Choir. Self-issued, 1968. (7” EP).
The Ernabella Choir in Fiji, Ernabella Choir. ABC/EMI, 1979. (12″ LP). 
Desert Songs 1, Various, (includes performances by the Ernabella Choir and Wingelina Choir). CAAMA, 1982. (Cassette).
Desert Songs 2, Various, (includes performances by the Wingelina Choir). CAAMA, 1983. (Cassette).
Aboriginal Choirs From Central Australia, Various. CAAMA Music, 1985. (Cassette).
Hermannsburg Aranda Ladies Choir, Hermannsburg Ladies Choir. Imparja, 1985. (Cassette).
Arrente Christmas Carols, Hermannsburg Ladies Choir. Imparja, 1988. (Cassette). 
Rebel Voices From Black Australia, Various, (featuring a track by the Ernabella Choir titled ‘If You Had The Luck Of The Abo’s’). Imparja c.1990. (Cassette).
Pitjai, Ingkarturna – Come To The Lord, Hermannsburg Ladies Choir. CRS 146, 1993.  (Cassette).
Yia Nhanha Marr’ Inthurra – Hermannsburg Ladies Choir “live”, Hermannsburg Ladies Choir. No cat #, 1995. (Cassette).
Meinmuk: Music From The Top End, Various, (featuring the following track by the Gamedi Outstation Choir — ‘Munborookork’). ABC Music, 1997. (CD).
Heart of Aranda, Hermannsburg Men’s Choir, CAAMA (date?). (CD).
Tjina Kngarra, Ntaria Ladies Choir. Tracks of the Desert, 2011. (CD)
‘Boomerang Tour 2015’ Ansbach, The Central Australian Aboriginal Women’s Choir (live). Self-released, 2018. (CD).
Breen, Marcus, and Marylouise Brunton. Our Place, Our Music; Aboriginal Music: Australian Popular Music in Perspective Volume 2 /ed. by Marcus Breen. Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press, 1989.

Recordings by Indigenous artists (1899–1998) A guide to holdings in the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia.





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