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Napunda Marawili yiḏaki F#/A (HLY-388) SOLD

$400

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A fast and lightweight yiḏaki with high backpressure, tight and natural aperture, and high-pitched sound. The instrument is responsive to lip movements, that makes this short and tiny stick versatile – however the player needs a good grasp and control to be able to play this ‘electric’ didgeridoo. A great catch for anyone who is looking for an easy-to-handle, super-fast yiḏaki.

Key: F#
Length: 123cm
Mouthpiece internal diameter: 2.5cm
Available from Sydney, NSW Australia with worldwide shipping

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Cultural context

Maker: Napunda Marawili
Clan: Madarrpa
Moiety: Yirritja
Homeland: Yilpara

Yilpara – also called Baniyala – is a small outstation sits on the shores of Blue Mud Bay. The community has about 10 residential houses, a school and clinic. The traditional owners belong to the Madarrpa clan, and govern the community by strong traditional values, following guidelines embedded by the ancient Yolŋu Law. Napunda rarely makes yiḏaki for sale, although his instruments are sought by players for their superb playing qualities.

Additional information

Weight2 kg
Dimensions123 cm
Drone

F#

Horn

A

Area of origin

Yilpara homeland, Northeast Arnhem Land

Material

Acrylic paint and fixative on termite hollowed stringybark eucalyptus

Mouthpiece diameter internal

2.5cm

Mouthpiece diameter external

4.5cm

Distal end diameter internal

5-5.2cm

Distal end diameter external

7.2-8.5cm

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