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Marikuku Wirrpanda yiḏaki C#/G (HLY-474)

$850

1 in stock

A low-key instrument for those who are looking for a yiḏaki to practice either traditional or contemporary playing styles. The instrument comes with medium backpresure, it is responsive to tongue movements, and a great tool to practice the ‘growl’ throat sounds – sounds great once the instrument warmed up.

Key: C#
Length: 139cm
Mouthpiece internal diameter: 3.4cm

Available from New South Wales, Australia with worldwide shipping.

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

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Cultural context

Maker: Marikuku Wirrpanda
Clan: Dhuḏi-Djapu
Moiety: Dhuwa
Homeland: Dhurruputjpi
Place of residency: Birany Birany
Birany Birany is a small homeland on the eastern side of Northeast Arnhem Land, on the shores of Caledon Bay. The homeland lays on Gumatj clan land, and home of several Yunupiŋu families and their close kin; the community includes a few houses and a shop.

 

Additional information

Weight3 kg
Dimensions139 cm
Drone

C#

Horn

G

Area of origin

Birany Birany homeland, Northeast Arnhem Land

Material

Natural pigments and fixative on termite hollowed stringybark eucalyptus (Eucalyptus tetrodonta / gaḏayka)

Mouthpiece diameter internal

3.4cm

Mouthpiece diameter external

4.5cm

Distal end diameter internal

6cm

Distal end diameter external

8cm

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