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Gumbery jah (Harry's song)

Aboriginal chant or song performed by Corrangie (Harry) between 1820 and 1823 and transcribed by Judge Barron Field. It was first published in 1823 when The London Magazine published Field's article ‘Journal of an excursion across the Blue Mountains of New South Wales’ and again in 1825 in Fields' Geographic Memoirs of New South Wales. The work was performed by Matthew Doyle and Clarence Slockee and recorded by Kevin Hunt Conservatorium of Music in 2010.