Indigenous Music Collection Highlights

Here you will find a selection and some highlights of the State Library's Indigenous music resources. Refer to the Indigenous Music page for an overview of the collection and some useful searches.


Bilya / Richard Walley

Bran nue dae / Jimmy Chi
Original cast recording

Koolangka warangka / Djidi Djidi Aboriginal School
CD-Rom and songbook produced by school serving the needs of Noongar children in Bunbury and the South-West

The parents song / Josie Boyle
Produced for the Year of the Family and includes songs in Wongatha

Saltwater Country / The Pigram Brothers
Offering from Broome's famous musical family.

You better run / Footprince
Band from Broome with members such as Mark Bin Bakar and John Albert.


Deadly sounds, deadly places: contemporary aboriginal music in Australia / Peter Dunbar-Hall and Chris Gibson.

Didgeridoo : a complete guide to this ancient Aboriginal instrument : a playing instruction manual for the beginner to the advanced player / by John Bowden.

Music and dance in traditional Aboriginal culture / Alice M. Moyle.

Songs of Aboriginal Australia / Margaret Clunies Ross, Tamsin Donaldson, Stephen A. Wild, editors.

Songs of Central Australia / T. G. H. Strehlow

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