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Ŋoŋu Ganambarr yidaki (HLY-229)

$750

1 in stock

An easy player instrument with open bore, medium backpressure and rich drone. The transition between the drone and the toot is easy, and the size and shape of the mouthpiece make the dups very easy to hit. A top-quality, 100% natural yiḏaki for trad-heads.

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1 in stock

Cultural context

Maker: Ŋoŋu Ganambarr
Clan: Daṯiwuy
Moiety: Dhuwa
Homeland: Rorruwuy

Artist: Marrnyula Munuŋgurr
Clan: Djapu
Moiety: Dhuwa
Homeland: Waṉḏawuy

This excellent instrument is a collaboration of two great artists, facilitated by the Buku-Larrŋgay Mulka art centre in Yirrkala. The instrument is painted with natural colours, the painting depicts Djapu clan desing (miny’tji). Click on the artists’ name above to learn more about them and their work.

 

Additional information

Weight3 kg
Dimensions127 cm
Drone

E

Horn

G#

Area of origin

Dhalinybuy, Northeast Arnhem Land

Material

Natural pigments on termite hollowed stringybark eucalyptus

Mouthpiece diameter internal

2.8-3.3 cm

Mouthpiece diameter external

4.5 cm

Distal end diameter internal

5.7-7.2 cm

Distal end diameter external

8-10 cm

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