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The didgeridoo or didjeridu is a long and hollow instrument used to play continuous drones via circular breathing. The tones produced can be simple, steady drones or rhythmic pulses.
Didgeridoos come in a variety of shapes and those with flares at the end play higher pitches than straight tubed counterparts.
The instrument originated in the Aboriginal tribes of Australia however the exact age is unknown. The belief is that the instrument is as old as 1500 years. Historically didgeridoos accompanied dancing or singing but was also used from personal enjoyment. Listen as a didgeridoo drones consistently in the soothing low note of a.