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New yiḏaki from Yirrkala! Instruments priced less than $1000 are located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Others are in Ketchum, Idaho. Local shoppers are welcome to check them out. Sales tax will be added for local buyers and shipping will be additional for non-local buyers. Payment is accepted by cash, check or PayPal/credit card.
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artist: Burrngupurrngu Wunungmurra
E drone / G# trumpet
55 " long, 3-1/2" bell, 1-3/8" mouthpiece

Well made. Dry and direct acoustics with good texture. Not bright or particular warm, but all about midrange growl. Perfectly round mouthpiece, but might require a little wax for some players. Painted in natural ochres and clay by Djul'djul' Gurruwiwi with ganguri, or Dhuwa yam designs.
*$100 from the sale of this yiḏaki go back to Burrngupurrngu to support him through leukemia treatment.*

$850
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artist: Dhapa Ganambarr
F drone / Ab trumpet
51-1/4 " long, 3-3/4" bell, 1-1/4" mouthpiece

A tight and aggressive little yiḏaki by Dhapa. Bright horn tone. As with all his sticks, it is well crafted. If you need a basic ripper, this is the one.

$450
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artist: Yali & Djiriny Mununggurr
E drone / A trumpet
50 " long, 3-3/4" bell, 1-1/16" mouthpiece

Another little ripper. Yali and his son Djiriny partnered on this raw little stick. High back pressure with tight mouthpiece and upper section. It's ready to rock.

$500
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artist: Djalu Gurruwiwi
F drone / Ab trumpet
53-1/2 " long, 4-3/8" bell, 1-1/8" mouthpiece

This is a really nice, high but warm yiḏaki by Djalu. It has the power you want from the old man despite the high key and relatively humble size. Comfortable wood mouthpiece. Nicely finished.

$650
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artist: Dhapa Ganambarr
Eb drone / Gb trumpet
55-3/8 " long, 4-1/8" bell, 1-5/8" mouthpiece

Dhapa sometimes makes what Yolngu call "bass yiḏaki," more what we'd think of as Djalu's style. This is nice and open, with mid to low back pressure like the old man wants. Nicely crafted, not too heavy despite being a big and warm instrument. The mouthpiece is large. I added a small amount of wax to play it for the video, but you can see the original in the photos.

$500
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The following spectacularly painted yiḏaki were part of an exhibition organized by Buku-Larrnggay Mulka in Yirrkala, northeast Arnhem Land, and Harvey Art projects. I am happy to now make them available to worldwide didgeridoo players. I do not have these instruments in my possession. I had about an hour with them, without a device of my own for photos and videos. I can't provide any additional photos, video or audio, but will do my best to answer your questions. I also have no control over pricing. They are priced as works of art. These are all exceptionally beautiful to look at and some are top quality players. I wish they were all mine!

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Yidaki by Maniniartist: Manini Gumana
E drone / F# trumpet
59" long

This is a great yiḏaki that really sings in traditional style but is versatile for other players. The tone is warm and well balanced. The mouthpiece is irregularly shaped, but with a little wax, it'll play brilliantly. The artwork, in natural ochres and clay, depicts Yirritja saltwater called Garrapara. Manini does not normally paint on yiḏaki. This is a rare chance to grab a super collectible, ornate yiḏaki that plays beautifully.

$1800
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Yidaki by Maniniartist: Buwathay Munyarryun
Gb drone / F trumpet
57.5" long

This is a warm and powerful ripper of a yiḏaki with a low trumpet note. It's a cannon. The mouthpiece is round and well made. The artwork, in natural ochres and clay, depicts Wangurri clan water known as Gularri and Djapana, the sunset. Grab this. I wish it were mine!

$1800
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Yidaki by Maniniartist: Nonggirrnga Marawili
F drone / Bb trumpet
45" long

This one plays more like a Western Arnhem Land mago than a yiḏaki, with more open bore, less back pressure and bigger leap to the trumpet notes. It has a good powerful sound, high but full. Noŋgirrŋa's art on bark and memorial poles has been exhibited around the world. This is a rare chance to get her work on a yiḏaki.

$1600
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Yidaki by Maniniartist: Marrnyula Mununggurr
Eb drone / F trumpet
56.5" long

This is a classic, old school yiḏaki with perfect raw characteristics and great balance. The exterior wood around the mouthpiece could have been worked more, but it is comfortable and perfectly playable as is. The artwork, in natural ochres and clay, depicts Marrnyula's Djapu clan miny'tji associated with waterways near Wandawuy. Marrnyula has been a known artist from Yirrkala for decades. When I worked in Yirrkala, I wasn't allowed to have her paint yiḏaki. I wish this one was mine!

$1800
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Yidaki by Maniniartist: Nyapanyapa Yunupingu
C# drone / F# trumpet
52" long

This is a rare super tight, high pressure, low yiḏaki. Not your typical ripper from the region, but if you want something deep without being long, this is it. Nyapanyapa is an award-winning artist whose work on bark and memorial poles has been exhibited around the world.

$1800
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Yidaki by Maniniartist: Buwathay Munyarryun
F drone / Gb trumpet
55" long

This is another aggressive yiḏaki by Buwathay, reflecting the popular sound at his homeland of Dhalinybuy. It's aggressive with strong midrange as opposed to deep bass and swirly high harmonics. It wants to be played HARD. The mouthpiece is round and well made. The artwork, in natural ochres and clay, depicts Wangurri clan water known as Gularri and Djapana, the sunset over the ocean.

$1600
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Yidaki by Maniniartist: Napuwarri Marawili
E drone / G# trumpet
53" long

This is a great, balanced yiḏaki with nice warmth and crisp high harmonics. Great for Yolŋu style but versatile for other styles as well. Comfortable mouthpiece. The artwork in natural ochres and clay is of Madarrpa clan saltwater and the origin of fire. Napuwarri is a great artist and fun guy. There won't be many chances to get yiḏaki painted by him. Buy this for yourself, or if you're feeling generous, please feel free to buy it for me.

$1800
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Yidaki by Maniniartist: Milminyina Dhamarrandji
Eb drone / G trumpet
53" long

This is a nice basic yiḏaki with growly, midrange characteristics. Good, Yolŋu-style classic. A little rough in the crafting. What I call a bush yiḏaki. The artwork in natural ochres and clay represents the flow of Dhuwa waters.

$1600
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Yidaki by Maniniartist: Naminapu Maymuru-White
F drone / A trumpet
50.75" long

This is a tight, aggressive yiḏaki with some wonderful rough edges in crafting and tone. Naminapu has long been a well known, award-winning artist. She is mostly known for her starry milky way design, but in this case gives us classic bands of crosshatch.

$1600
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