didgeridoo


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didgeridoo

Music a deep-toned native Australian wind instrument made from a long hollowed-out piece of wood
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The didgeridoo is thought to have originated in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia, and, whilst some people believe the Aboriginal people of Australia have been using the didgeridoo for 40,000 years or more, archaeological research suggests that it is only about 2000 years old.
He went into the house and came out with a didgeridoo - the long, wooden instrument from Australia - and threatened the driver with it.
The non-traditional show featured the didgeridoo instrument and sticks, leaving the audience mesmerise to the end," team leader Geoff Tye said.
Performer Nick Burman held a didgeridoo show-and-tell at the gallery when he performed and answered questions about the unusual instrument.
The band has a unique sound and fuses the Australian Didgeridoo, the African Drum and the European Guitar into a harmonic, tangible whole, creating new possibilities for cultural explorations.
Didgeridoo expert Jonny Cope was joined by an oversized kangaroo, as they talked to pupils about life Down Under.
Activities vary in complexity and materials required and skill areas explored range from carpentry and electronics to sewing and didgeridoo playing.
An example is the playing of the didgeridoo, a long wooden flute, one of the oldest musical instruments.
IT'S his first visit to India from Down Under but didgeridoo player William Barton has definitely struck the right notes.
Attractions for children included face painting, a bouncy castle, badge making, a didgeridoo workshop and tea towel printing.
Didgeridoo player Peter Kelly, on secondment from Pertemps parent company in Melbourne, may even make an appearance.
For younger students who find the dot painting technique difficult, stick-on dots can be used to create a similar effect, or an older student can assist with creating a pattern that can then be colored and pasted onto the didgeridoo.