Bibibak Munuŋgurr yidaki (HLY-59) SOLD


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Bibibak Munuŋgurr is a well known yiḏaki maker nowadays. When I come across with his work, I am always sure, that the good sound quality of his instruments is guaranteed. Bibibak is a ceremonial player, so he exactly knows what the good yiḏaki is.
This instrument is a nice bush-yiḏaki with natural bore – that is, in my opinion, ideal – and sharp edges at both ends of the stick. The instrument plays easy, the rich and ‘bassy’ drone comes effortless, the back pressure is medium, the transition between the drone and the toot is easy. It is a really fun-to-play yiḏaki!
The painting is not the best quality, the instrument had been repainted, that doesn’t add to its value for many players, that’s why I dropped the price – it shouldn’t confuse you though, the playing qualities comes first!

Key: Eb
Length: 136.5cm
Mouthpiece internal diameter: 2.5-3cm
Available from Hungary, Europe with shipping to European countries

For details and specifications see ‘Additional information‘ tab below.

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SKU: HLY-59 Categories: , , Tag:

Cultural context

Maker: Bibibak Munuŋgurr
Clan: Djapu
Moiety: Dhuwa
Homeland: Waṉḏawuy

Additional information

Weight2 kg
Dimensions136.5 cm
Area of origin

Dhalinybuy, Northeast Arnhem Land






Acrylic paint on termite hollowed stringybark eucalyptus

Mouthpiece diameter internal

2.5-3 cm

Mouthpiece diameter external

4.5 cm

Distal end diameter internal

4.5-6.5 cm

Distal end diameter external

6.5-8 cm


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