Oceania & Australia musical instruments

Oceania & Australia musical instruments There are 34 products.

BAMBOO DIDGERIDOO, TEAK DIGERIDOO, EUCALYPTUS DIDGERIDOO, RHOMB, ARCH IN MOUTH, OCEAN DRUM (OCEAN DRUM)... < /strong>

Musical instruments and musical expression from Oceania and Australia take an almost infinite variety of forms to worldwide. In Oceania, over 1,800 different peoples have created an amazing variety of musical instruments. Made a...

BAMBOO DIDGERIDOO, TEAK DIGERIDOO, EUCALYPTUS DIDGERIDOO, RHOMB, ARCH IN MOUTH, OCEAN DRUM (OCEAN DRUM)... < /strong>

Musical instruments and musical expression from Oceania and Australia take an almost infinite variety of forms to worldwide. In Oceania, over 1,800 different peoples have created an amazing variety of musical instruments. Made and used throughout the Pacific, musical instruments play an integral role in settings ranging from religious rites to secular entertainment. Ocean musical instruments include most of the broad categories familiar to the West, such as percussion instruments, wind instruments, and string instruments >, as well as shapes that are specific to the region. These vary from familiar types such as drums, flutes, didgeridoo, Hawaiian ukulele, split gongs and rhombs.

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  • Didgeridoo (Yirdaki)

    The didjeridoo, also spelled didjéridoo, didjeridou or didgeridoo is a wind musical instrument of the family brass instruments, although it is made of wood. Originally, this instrument was played by the Aborigines of Northern Australia, its use seems very old and could date back to the Stone Age (20,000 years), according to a cave painting representing a player of didgeridoo, analyzed with carbon 14. It is a wooden trumpet, a distant cousin of the alphorn or the Tibetan tongqin. The word is originally coined by Western settlers from the sound of this instrument. Aborigines call it differently depending on their ethnicity. Among the fifty names, the most common are: yidaki, mooloo, djubini, ganbag, gamalag, mago, maluk, yirago, yiraki, didgeridoo, etc. We offer didgeridoo in eukaliptus, hibiscus, suren, teak, bamboo, pvc, removable, sliding, etc...! do not hesitate to call us if necessary.

  • Ocean drum

    The ocean drum is a percussion musical instrument. Frame drum, with a double membrane, inside which are slipped lead balls that roll and imitate the sound of the sea. Different sizes available. from 20cm to 55cm in diameter!

  • Bullroaer

    The rhombus is a wind instrument that uses the friction of the air to produce a sound, but it must using a string, make it turn quickly above the head. Its roaring sound has been compared to that of wind, thunder, the cries of gods, spirits or intercessor ancestors between the terrestrial world and the supra-natural world. Used in Australia.

  • Conch

    Conch is a shell of various gastropod mollusks that is used as a wind musical instrument. This sound is 18,000 years old. According to research Carbon-14 revealed that it was the first wind instrument of its type. After having pierced the shell with a hole, on the tip or on one side, the instrumentalist blows into it to produce sounds according to the same principle as the hunting horn or the horn. Also used in Guadeloupe during carnival. We sometimes have models only in store. Contact us to find out more.

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