Introducing the Didgeridoo

Anthony Thompson (no connection with North Tyneside Brass in Schools) demonstrates the Didgeridoo, a traditional musical instrument played by vibrating the lips to produce a continuous drone while using a special breathing technique called circular breathing. The didgeridoo was developed by Aboriginal peoples of northern Australia at least 1,500 years ago

A didgeridoo is usually cylindrical or conical, and can measure anywhere from 1 to 3 m (3 to 10 ft) long. Most are around 1.2 m (4 ft) long. Generally, the longer the instrument, the lower its pitch or key. However, flared instruments play a higher pitch than unflared instruments of the same length. Information from wikipedia

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