David Brian mako E (HLM-60)


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An unusual instrument from David: he usually creates mako with spacious internal chamber and rich acoustics – this instrument quite the opposite with tight internal chamber, and straight forward sound with sharp acoustics. The backpressure is high, therefore it is suitable for faster playing style.

Key: E
Length: 129.5cm
Mouthpiece internal diameter: 3.2cm (without wax)

Available from New South Wales, Australia with worldwide shipping.

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

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Cultural context

Maker: David Brian
Clan: Balngarra
Moiety: Duwa
Homeland: Ankabadbirri


Additional information

Weight2 kg
Dimensions129.5 cm


Area of origin

Ankabadbirri outstation, North-Central Arnhem Land


Natural pigments with fixative and sugarbag wax on termite hollowed stringybark eucalyptus

Mouthpiece diameter internal

3.2cm without wax

Mouthpiece diameter external


Distal end diameter internal


Distal end diameter external


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