Definitions

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  • n. A particular kind of wind instrument, originally from Australia, which produces very low-pitched sounds.

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Examples

  • Tom has been playing music most of his life and the didjeridu for the past 12 years.

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  • This piece was the highlight for me at last year's Other Minds Music Festival didjeridu player Stephen Kent and composer Sculthorpe are pictured above and I can't recommend the concert highly enough.

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  • The University of New South Wales, School of Physics, site has other good pages on Vocal tract acoustics, the acoustics of various instruments such as the didjeridu; and research on cochlear implants.

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  • Armirkhanian asked Sculthorpe how he could just add another instrument to a finished quartet, and the reply was that the piece had always moved with a low, resonant hum that tied it to the flat, Outback landscape and that the didjeridu fit his intention perfectly.

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  • As it turned out, the didjeridu sounded completely organic, and the entire piece was indescribably beautiful.

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  • This is immersive stuff, ranging from vast expanses of sound to something closer in timbre to a digital didjeridu.

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  • Pertl will join the massive ensemble on stage playing both the jaw harp and the Aboriginal wind instrument the didjeridu, which he studied in Australia.

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  • So I was familiar with the didjeridu-and with Queensland, where the opera's story begins.

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  • And then I was stuck for a long time trying to figure out how to put didjeridu and

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  • "So whenever there's a sinister moment, a sustaining moment, there's going to be this low rumbling of didjeridu underneath what the trio is doing."

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