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  "Winds of Barunga"
Eucalyptus Didgeridoo from Australia by Kenny Wark


 
Price: $598.00
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"Winds of Barunga"
Concert Quality Didgeridoo

Ken Wark didgeridooPainted by Kenny Wark (Munungurr aboriginal)
Watch a VIDEO demo of this didgeridoo below!

Kenny Wark Yungamulwoi painted this LOUD, CONCERT QUALITY didgeridoo that has a BIG BORE and produces a HIGHLY RESONANT and CAVERNOUS ACOUSTIC! The artwork features a motif of turtles, water reeds, freshwater fish and baby serpents. Kenny (pictured at right) was born around 1947 near the mouth of the Roper River in East Arnhem Land, where the river meets the Gulf of Ken WarkCarpentaria. This area is known as Dhuruputbi and the language is Balummumu/Djapu and his tribe is the Munungurr. Ken received no formal education and lived in isolation in this area all of his young life until the family moved to the nearest major town of Katherine. This lack of contact with "white civilization" in his formative years shows through in his paintings. He depicts in his paintings subjects which are often associated with hunting and gathering activities such as bush foods, birds, animals and reptiles. He paints in the so called X-Ray style, with fine cross hatching (raark) associated with Arnhem Land Bark Paintings.

Ken says his father and grandfather (Doonji) have had the biggest influence on his work. From a young age Ken watched these two people paint and learnt from them the Dreamtime tales that their paintings conveyed. In later years Ken has been influenced by David Blanasi (deceased) and George Jungawanga, (Left Hand George) in his work. Through his art, Ken hopes to heighten the awareness of Aboriginal Art in the community at large. He also hopes his success as a painter will influence his descendants to emulate him.

This handsome vintage didgeridoo, circa 2002, was acquired from a fellow didgeridoo importer and has never been privately owned or played regularly. The timber is well age-seasoned with no signs of repair or refinish ever needed. It shows no wear and looks like it did the day it was originally finished! This ripper didgeridoo was crafted from termite hollowed eucalyptus. The interior bore is very clear and open which increases volume, harmonics, and clarity of tone. A semi gloss finish protects the wood and artwork from the elements. Fitted with an organic beeswax mouthpiece sanitized with Didgeri-Clean (tea tree and lavender oil). The mouthpiece can easily be adjusted to fit you perfectly. Instructions included, no worries.

Soundwise: Concert Quality

This is one of our very favorite didgeridoos currently on offer! Most excellent sound and playability with a sweet, warm, live acoustic. EXTRAORDINARY HARMONIC RESONANCE, with EARTHSHAKING BASS frequencies. Perfect pitch in C with a rock steady, unwavering drone. This didge is gonna rumble your jungle, bro, and at a very fair price for this quality! It easily responds to subtle changes in pressure, mouth shape, and vocals, effortlessly gleaming from crickety chirps to tiki drums. Sassy, biting, twangy response to tongued riddims. It has a tapered bore that offers up deadly tonal characteristics and it's SO easy to play, especially for a big bore didgeridoo. Three quick horn toots, all warm against the drone. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. 100% satisfaction guaranteed.

Includes Certificate of Authenticity, care guide and playing guide.


Watch Barry demo this didgeridoo for you

and see the instrument in vivid HD detail!

Just click on the video below.






Specs for this didgeridoo:

Key: C (in perfect pitch)
Overtone toots: F#, D#, A, C#
Skill: Beginner to Advanced
Wood: Woolybutt eucalyptus
Length: 54.5"
Top: 2.5" outer diameter
Bottom: 3.25" outer diameter
Backpressure: Strong-Medium
Weight: 5.2 lbs / 2.4 kg
Ease of play: Very easy
Loudness: Low IIIIIIIII High


What if you don't bond with this didgeridoo?

It can be exchanged within 30 days for any reason and there's no

restocking fee. Can't decide on one? Call 1-800-519-1140 for live help!



Sound rating for this didgeridoo:
CONCERT

CONCERT QUALITY First rate, professional grade sound with perfectly balanced acoustics.

HIGH QUALITY Great sound! Better than most found at comparable prices.

GOOD QUALITY Nice introductory didgeridoo, but may lack in tonal quality and/or volume.

FAIR QUALITY Not for serious playing. Good for mucking around on, or as a conversation piece.



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