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  Didgeridoo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The didgeridoo (or didjeridu) is a wind instrument of the Indigenous Australians of northern Australia.
Authentic Aboriginal didgeridoos produced in traditionally-oriented communities in northern Australia are usually made from hardwoods, especially the various eucalyptus species that are endemic to the region.
The rhythm of the didgeridoo and the beat of the clapsticks are precise, and these patterns have been handed down for generations upon generations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Didgeridoo   (1669 words)

 How to play Didgeridoo
The didgeridoo is also known by the name of Yidaki, which is a word that the Yolungu people use in the northern parts of Australia.
We must remember that the didgeridoo is one of the oldest wind instruments in the world and therefore it is a very simple instrument to play.
To incorporate our tongue, ok remember we need to keep the didgeridoo sound which is the loose lips and the wind passing through, and using the tongue on the top, the roof of your mouth and flicking it down to hit the front of your lips.
aboriginalart.com.au /didgeridoo/dig_background.html   (2150 words)

 Didgeridoo Cultural Hub - iDIDJ Australia
The didgeridoo is an important part of the intangible cultural heritage of Australian Aboriginal groups from northern Australia.
As Australia's Didgeridoo Cultural Hub, iDIDJ Australia is guided by the traditional Aboriginal owners and custodians of the didgeridoo in raising public awareness of the rich cultural traditions and significant heritage values of the didgeridoo.
We explain what an authentic didgeridoo is and contrast this with a souvenir didgeridoo and didgeridoos of non-Indigenous origin...
www.ididj.com.au   (600 words)

 The Didgeridoo Page
Alan Dargin was born and raised in an Aboriginal tribe in Australia's northeast Arnham land.
Dargin's primary didgeridoo is over 100 years old and was given to him by his grandfather.
The didgeridoo is decorated with Aboriginal tribal markings and was originally used in tribal ceremonies to induce Dreamtime.
www.well.com /user/nhunter/didj/index.html   (1863 words)

 Didgeridoo, didjeridu, didjeridoo, Aboriginal Musical Instrument, yidaki, yirdaki, oddmusic
The Didgeridoo is a long, slightly conical wooden instrument, used traditionally by the Aboriginal people of Northern Australia.
Other names for the Didgeridoo are Yirdaki, Kanbi, and Ihambilbilg - although at least 40 different Aboriginal names are commonly used for this instrument throughout Australia.
As well as traditional termite-hollowed Eucalyptus, didgeridoos are now also made from other natural and modern materials.
www.oddmusic.com /gallery/om09000.html   (336 words)

 L.A.Outback didgeridoo
We are the leading importer and distributor of quality authentic didgeridoo in the U.S. Our didgeridoo store offers uncommonly good instruments to fit both your needs and your budget.
Didgeridoo Magazine is the only publication in the world devoted to covering the global didgeridoo scene.
Besides hundreds of imported eucalyptus didgeridoo from all over Oz, we also carry heaps of contemporary didgeridoo made from agave, yucca, native hardwoods, leather, polyresin, and bamboo.
www.laoutback.com   (416 words)

 The Didgeridoo Page
It is made from the branch of a eucalyptus tree which is naturally hollowed out by ants that hatch under the bark and burrow into the wood.
He has studied the didgeridoo with the tribal elders of Northeastern Arnhemland who are the masters of this ancient instrument.
He is planning to hold this event every year and to get it widely publicised, so hopefully with your help and the help of everyone else, by the year 2000 we will have a major international celebration of didj players.
www.well.com /user/nhunter/didj   (1863 words)

 How To Play The Didgeridoo by Didge Down Under. (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
To play the didgeridoo your lips need to be loose and vibrating, very similar to what a baby does when it blows bubbles.
It is a good idea to practice this a couple of times away from the didgeridoo and unlike the baby try not to spit to much.
Didgeridoo painted / Didgeridoo sanded / Unsanded didjeridus / Didjeridu Auction
www.didges.com.au.cob-web.org:8888 /play-the-didge.htm   (973 words)

 Didgeridoo for Didjeridu players at L A Outback
Roy and his son cut and craft their didgeridoos, Roy burns in the designs with a hot poker, and Sonia hand paints the final details.
The artwork on this didgeridoo features turtles and a cache of turtle eggs that have been fire-tattooed into the wood with heaps of fine detail (see the close-up photo at left for a better look).
The acoustics are warm with glints of brilliance, and this beautiful didgeridoo has a lyrical twang that beckons to inspire new, evocative, more hypnotic riddims from you.
laoutback.com /didgeridoo/shop/didgeridoopage1.html   (1579 words)

 Physics of the didgeridoo
Termite hollowed didgeridoos have a very irregular inner surface unique to each didgeridoo which do give many a genuine didgeridoo very interesting sound characteristics, but make it far too complicated to describe physically.
Consequently this page is really about the physics of a PVC didgeridoo or any other didgeridoo as long as the inside diameter is exactly the same for the whole length of the didgeridoo.
This means that the frequency of a 1.32cm long didgeridoo will be about 3.4% higher if the temperature is 40° C, which is halfway between C and C#.
www.didjshop.com /physicsDidj.html   (999 words)

 Didgeridoo acoustics/ yidaki acoustics/ didjeridu acoustics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The physics of the didgeridoo (didjeridu/ yidaki/ yiraki), presented for non-specialist readers.
The didgeridoo or didjeridu is the yidaki or yiraki in the language of the Yolngu, one of the peoples of Northern Australia, where the instrument originated.
This page explains how the instrument works and also answers some questions about our research on the instrument, which is described in a brief paper in the journal Nature.
www.phys.unsw.edu.au /~jw/didjeridu.html   (2315 words)

 Didjshop.com - Australian Aboriginal Didgeridoos, Didjeridoo Music, Artefacts
Learn to play the didgeridoo - a one-hour 'learn to play the didgeridoo' tutorial video giving extensive instructions on circular breathing and lots of other useful information of value to beginners and advanced players.
Soundscapes - hear two didgeridoo players play a range of our didgeridoos - from high concert class didgeridoos to second class didjes.
Didgeridoo World - a new gateway to the growing global community of didjeridoo enthusiasts.
www.didjshop.com   (805 words)

 What is a Didgeridoo?
10.If the earth had a voice it would be the sound of the Didgeridoo.
Etheridge writes that '[the trumpets] are made from bamboo lengths, the diaphragms having been removed, probably by dropping live coals down the tubes.
According to Prof Trevor Jones, (Monash University) there are at least 45 different synonyms for the didgeridoo.
aboriginalart.com.au /didgeridoo/what_is.html   (693 words)

 Yidaki.com Didgeridoo Didjeridu Shop (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Didgeridoo, Genuine Australian Aboriginal Didgeridoos, musical instruments, ethnic art, shopping, music, instructional videos, free didgeridoo playing tips, history and culture, newsletter.
Yidaki.com Authentic Australian Didgeridoos have been crafted with care and respect, each one decorated beautifully with both traditional or contemporary Aboriginal designs by native Aboriginal artists.
Each Yidaki (Didgeridoo) is a stunning work of hand-crafted ethnic cultural art, and a fine instrument that will bring you lifetime enjoyment.
www.yidaki.com.cob-web.org:8888   (292 words)

 Didgeridoo Store and More! (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
You have come to the right place if you are looking for didgeridoos and didgeridoo related items.
Each didgeridoo we sell comes with our free instruction booklet to help you learn how to play.
Check out our sound and rhythms page, it has lots of didgeridoo sound clips for you to listen to and play along with.
didjstore.com.cob-web.org:8888   (290 words)

 Didgeridoo music online shop - Didgeridoo history (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The didgeridoo is one of the oldest musical instruments with origins in Northern Australia tens of thousands of years ago.
In traditional Aboriginal society, women were forbidden from playing the instrument because it was used during initiation ceremonies.
For an awesome range of genuine aboriginal didgeridoos go to the didjshop.
www.didgeridoo-music.com.cob-web.org:8888 /information/didgeridoo_history.htm   (160 words)

 Didgeridoos — Didjeridus - Didjerdoos
A FREE complete guide to become a real didgeridoo player.
Full line of Didgeridoos featuring Yidaki-doo, Australias finest supplier of didgeridoos, with a wide range from beginners to collectors.
This is only a selection of the 100 didgeridoos we have on hand.
didgeridoo.australianoriginals.com /docs/catalog.cfm?catalog=Didgeridoos&cfid=764435&cftoken=21191014   (177 words)

 Aboriginal Didgeridoo
Our community has been involved in Aboriginal Music for 40,000 years and we would like to now share our knowledge and experience with you.
HISTORY of the didgeridoo (from the top end to the centre)
HOW TO PURCHASE didgeridoo and recorded Aboriginal music
aboriginalart.com.au /didgeridoo   (113 words)

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