Fletcher, Neville H.
The Australian Aboriginal people developed three musical instruments
- the didjeridu, the bullroarer, and the gum-leaf Most well known
is the didjeridu, a simple wooden tube blown with the lips like a
trumpet, which gains its sonic flexibility from controllable resonances
of the player's vocal tract. The bull-roarer is a simple wooden slat
whirled in a circle on the end of a cord so that it rotates about its axis
and produces a pulsating low-pitched roar. The gum-leaf, as the...[Show more]
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