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Paul Maymuru yiḏaki F#/G (HLY-451)

$750

1 in stock

A highly charged instrument with tight upper chamber, high backpressure and classic ‘dirty’ sound. Despite the high key and pressure, this yiḏaki is easy to handle, responsive and the transition between the drone and toot is easy. Recommended for those who are looking for a unique sound.

Key: F#
Length: 130cm
Mouthpiece internal diameter: 2.9cm

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: 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

Weight2.3 kg
Dimensions130 cm
Area of origin

Bälma homeland, Northeast Arnhem Land

Material

Acrylic paint on termite hollowed stringybark eucalyptus (gaḏayka)

Drone

F#

Horn

G

Mouthpiece diameter internal

2.9cm

Mouthpiece diameter external

4cm

Distal end diameter internal

6.2-7.5cm

Distal end diameter external

7-9cm

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