Djalu’ Gurruwiwi yidaki (HLY-245) SOLD


1 in stock

A fast player instrument with high backpressure and ‘drity’ acoustics. The toots are quite easy to hit, and the sound is quite confined due to the tight chamber and tick walls. I recommend this instrument for experienced players.

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1 in stock

SKU: HLY-245 Categories: , , Tag:

Cultural context

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

Maker: Dhopiya Yunupiŋu
Clan: Gumatj
Moiety: Yirritja
Homeland: BiranyBirany

Additional information

Weight5 kg
Dimensions147.5 cm




Area of origin

Birritjimi, Northeast Arnhem Land


Acrylic paint on termite hollowed stringybark eucalyptus

Mouthpiece diameter internal

2.5-3.1 cm

Mouthpiece diameter external

5 cm

Distal end diameter internal

8-9.5 cm

Distal end diameter external

11.5-13 cm

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