An analytical study of lirrga, an orally composed genre of Aboriginal music from North West Australia
Professor Marett, Allan John (Principal investigator)
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
General Research Fund (GRF)
To undertake an analytical study of lirrga (cognate terms include lirra, gunborrg and gunbalany), one of the two main genres of didjeridu-accompanied, public dance-songs from NW Australia; to locate lirrga and the other public didjeridu-accompanied genre, wangga, in the broader context of Australian Aboriginal music.