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Dhapa Ganambarr yiḏaki Eb/F# (HLY-465) SOLD

$1200

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A top-quality yiḏaki from Dhapa: superb craftsmanship, high-end finish, thin walls, perfect mouthpiece and bell, balanced backpressure, easy transition between drone and toot, rich sound and excellent acoustics. A serious instrument for serious players.

Key: Eb
Length: 154cm
Mouthpiece internal diameter: 3cm

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: Dhapa Ganambarr
Clan: Ŋaymil
Moiety: Dhuwa
Homeland: Rorruwuy
Rorruwuy is a small community about 3 hours drive to the east from Yirrkala and Gove region. The homeland belong to the Ḏatiwuy clan, and it is situated a few hundred meters away from the mangroves, at the edge of the Arnhem Bay. The community has only 5 houses and a small health centre.
Place of residency: Gunyaŋara community
Gunyaŋara – also known as Ski Beach – is a small Indigenous community on the Gove Peninsula, 15 minutes drive from Nhulunbuy township, in the close proximity of the bauxite mine ex-refinery. It lays on Warramiri clan land, and today it gives home to over 150 people. The community was built in the ’70s as part of the mining development. Gunyaŋara is a semi-permanent home of many Yolŋu artists and yiḏaki makers.

Additional information

Weight3.5 kg
Dimensions154 cm
Drone

Eb

Horn

F#

Material

Acrylic paint on termite hollowed stringybark eucalyptus

Area of origin

Miwatj region, Northeast Arnhem Land

Mouthpiece diameter internal

3cm

Mouthpiece diameter external

4cm

Distal end diameter internal

7-8cm

Distal end diameter external

8-9cm

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