Djalu Plays and Teaches Yidaki, Volume 1
This CD illustrates the way Yolngu teach and practice didjeridu rythms. Yidaki Master Djalu Gurruwiwi instructs his son Larrtjannga Gurruwiwi and Barrnyulnyul Wunungmurra. There's an alternation of instruction (all in Galpu language), vocalised 'mouth sounds' of the rhythms, and playing on the instrument, mainly trading between Djalu and Larry, with Barrnyulyul joining in later.
This CD and its followup are great ways to see how Yolngu rhythms are put together, memorised and shared. The ideal for a non-Yolngu student would be to start with the primer of Hard Tongue Didgeridoo and then move on to deeper analysis of Djalu's two CDs.
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