October 27, 2006 in City

Didgeridoo: Five things you should know

The Spokesman-Review


The didgeridoo is a wind instrument originally found in Northern Australia.


Made from limbs and tree trunks hollowed out by termites.


Cut to an average length of

4 1/2 feet and cleaned out with a stick or hot coals.


Used as an accompaniment to chants and songs.


Produces a low-pitch, resonant sound with complex rhythmic patterns.

Source: aboriginalart.com.au

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