Believed to be world's oldest instrument, the didgeridoo appeals to all types of musicians around the world. The entended length of the instrument creates an incredible low, bellowing horn tone that can't be missed.
The didgeridoo is also known as a didjeridu or didge and is sometimes described as a natural wooden trumpet or "drone pipe", made from a variety of woods or synthetic materials.
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The didgeridoo is played with lips that continuously vibrate to make the droning sound using a special breathing technique called circular breathing.
The didgeridoo has been used often with modern Celtic music. It is played alongside bagpipes in modern groups. Many ska bands have also used didgeridoos in their music which has been influenced by ethnic cultures.
Didgeridoo Sound Effects: Slapping your tongue against the back of your mouth to the front of your mouth creates a sound like a bubble bursting. If you open and shut your jaw while droning, you can hear the dramatic harmonious drop in pitch that returns to the original note as you shut your jaw.