October 27, 2006 in City

Didgeridoo: Five things you should know

The Spokesman-Review
 

1

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

2

Made from limbs and tree trunks hollowed out by termites.

3

Cut to an average length of

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

4

Used as an accompaniment to chants and songs.

5

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

Source: aboriginalart.com.au


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