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Paul Maymuru yiḏaki F#/A (HLY-417) SOLD

$850

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A superb, fast player instrument with direct, responsive playing characteristics, easy transition between the drone and toot, medium backpressure and great acoustics. A perfect choice for someone who is looking for a high-pitched instrument to practice the ‘Yolŋu-style’.

Key: F#
Length: 126cm
Mouthpiece internal diameter: 2.8-3.2cm
AVAILABLE WITH DOMESTIC SHIPPING ONLY WITHIN AUSTRALIA.

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

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Cultural context

Maker: Paul Maymuru
Clan: Maŋgalili
Moiety: Yirritja
Homeland: Djarrakpi
Djarrakpi is a small community in the Blue Mud Bay, the spiritual homeland of the Maŋgalili clan.
Place of residency: Bälma
Bälma is a remote homeland about one hour drive from Gapuwiyak community, the home of only a few Yolŋu families who live far from the ‘mainstream’ civilisation, often isolated for months during the wet season.

 

Additional information

Weight2.5 kg
Dimensions126 cm
Area of origin

Bälma homeland, Northeast Arnhem Land

Material

Natural pigments on termite hollowed stringybark eucalyptus (gaḏayka)

Drone

F#

Horn

A

Mouthpiece diameter internal

2.8-3.2cm

Mouthpiece diameter external

4cm

Distal end diameter internal

7-7.3cm

Distal end diameter external

8.2-8.5cm

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