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Djalu’ Gurruwiwi yidaki Eb/F (HLY-306)

$1100

1 in stock

Another great catch for those who would like to own a yiḏaki from Djalu’ – or would like to get another good stick in their collection. Due to the spacious internal chamber and the open bell the backpressure is medium to low, you can feel the resonant warm sound throughout your body – both as the player and the listener. The drone is easy to hit and sounds great. The mouthpiece might require some wax, however I have managed to play it easily.
A great instrument for slower, meditative rhythms and playing styles.

Key: Eb/G
Lenght: 161cm
Mouthpiece internal diameter: 3.3cm
Available from Yirrkala, NT Australia with worldwide shipping

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

Listen to this yiḏaki here:

1 in stock

Cultural context

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

Artist: Dhopiya Gurruwiwi
Clan: Gumatj
Moiety: Yirritja
Homeland: Birany Birany

 

Additional information

Weight6 kg
Dimensions161 cm
Drone

Eb

Horn

F

Area of origin

Birritjimi community, Northeast Arnhem Land

Material

Fixative on termite hollowed stringybark eucalyptus

Mouthpiece diameter internal

3.3cm

Mouthpiece diameter external

4.8cm

Distal end diameter internal

8.2-9cm

Distal end diameter external

11.5-14cm

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