Johnson still sells didgeridoos
today, made from thick leather--some finished with native-looking patterns, others with novelty designs such as animals or recognizable masks.
AFESTIVAL celebrating the didgeridoo
and other forms of world music will hit a famous beauty spot in Wales again this summer.
Rock art dating back between 1500 and 2000 years has been found with images of didgeridoos
LEARN THE 'DIDGE' AND SNORE NO MORE Followers of my column will know I like new challenges and my latest is to learn to play the didgeridoo
UNIQUE SOUND: Birdsedge First School children made didgeridoos
as part of Australia week (s)
I make my didgeridoos
with bamboo, which is a lovely material; it's very resonant and easier to play than a hardwood didgeridoo
, which would be made out of eucalyptus in Australia.
masters Stephen Kent and Ondrej Smeykal are in concert at 8 p.
IT'S his first visit to India from Down Under but didgeridoo
player William Barton has definitely struck the right notes.
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
was part of Finham primary school's ground-breaking around the world in 80 days topic for year six pupils.
Musician Kevin Serginson, who is also a primary school teacher, said: "We teach people to play the instrument, give advice on buying didgeridoos
and also have performances.
And at least the crowing of English cricket fans will give us all a break from those side-splitting references to convicts, didgeridoos
and Aussie bar staff.