Here you can download audio clips if you'ld like an impression
how some of my yidakis sound.
Click here to test
your audio setup (27k .AU file)
my first original Australian didj, Pitch D#. This rhythm
demonstrates 'cutting', or the use over overblown tones as
This is a sample of the sound of a didj I
made recently from a crooked willow trunk.
(265k .AU file)
The same sample in .mp3 format
here is another short sample
and here a longer one (.mp3)
MP3 quality audio
Complete audioclip of my contribution
to 'Didjeridu Planet 2' compilation CD
.MP3, 22kHz 16 bits stereo, 2 minutes - 850kB
(to save to your disk, right-mouseclick or shift-mouseclick,
or however you invoke 'save document as' in your browser)
Wild Chestnut 'Dutcheridu', made with help from a Midwinterhorn
builder from the East of the Netherlands. pitch C. The Dutch word
for 'chestnut tree' (kastanjeboom) was the basis for this
Yidaki from Queensland, made by a guy who calls himself Zazen
who's parents immigrated from the Netherlands to Australia whe he
was still a baby, and whom I met on his first visit to the
Netherlands. Pitch C#, This clip demonstrates the 'diaphragm
My gratitude and respect goes to the Yolngu people from Northern
Australia for sharing the magic and the knowledge of the Yidaki,
this ancient mystical musical instrument with the world.
Power to the struggle of all indigenous people everywhere for land
rights and freedom.
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last modified 18 june 2005