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Djalu’ Gurruwiwi yidaki (HLY-103)

$970

1 in stock

Many of our customers are interested in buying a natural instrument from Master Djalu’ – here it is one! The aperture along the top of the instrument is confined, therefore the backpressure is quite high, that can be challenging for many players. I always encourage customers to challenge their skills, and purchase an instrument like this, since it will help to understand the dynamics of a highly-charged yiḏaki – instead of playing fast, try slow rhythms and melodic beats.
This instrument is very responsive, the ‘dups’ are easy to hit, the sound has a very high resonance with plenty of overtones.
This yiḏaki is a good deal for those, who are looking for something different to update their stock.

Listen to this yiḏaki here:

1 in stock

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Cultural context

Maker: Djalu’ Gurruwiwi
Clan: Gälpu
Moiety: Dhuwa
Homeland: Ŋaypinya

Additional information

Weight6 kg
Dimensions142.5 cm
Area of origin

Birritjimi, Northeast Arnhem Land

Drone

G

Horn

F#

Material

Termite hollowed stringybark eucalyptus

Mouthpiece diameter internal

2.5-3.2 cm

Mouthpiece diameter external

5 cm

Distal end diameter internal

7-10 cm

Distal end diameter external

8.5-12 cm

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