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Introduction to Playing the Didgeridoo

Presented by New School of Music at New School of Music, Cambridge MA

Nov 19 2019
Introduction to Playing the Didgeridoo

In this workshop, students will be introduced to the fundamental techniques of the didgeridoo which include producing the basic drone, manipulations of the fundamental note, and taking the first steps towards circular breathing.

For ages 8 and older | Tuition: $25

The Australian aboriginal didgeridoo is one of the oldest musical instruments in the world. Said to produce higher states of awareness and trance, anthropologists say it may have been used in aboriginal rituals as early as 40,000 years ago. Circular breathing (breathing in and out at the same time), and a variety of vocal and tonguing techniques allow the player to produce a rich drone, full of overtones and countless textures, with many rhythmic elements.

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Tuition $25

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