In this video we reveal the tongue rhythms for didgeridoo that will give you more playing options as you explore the instrument. Once you learn the different tongue sounds, you can start adding your voice to create an additional layer of sound and open up infinite possibilities. Our main goal with this didgeridoo lesson is to make your playing more interesting and keep you engaged in the practice.
What are tongue rhythms?
Tongue rhythms are patterns or sequences that utilize the different sound effects that the tongue makes on the didgeridoo sound (also relevant to other wind instruments, jaw harps, throat singing and overtone singing.
***Question: What didgeridoo rhythms do you already play that you would like to improve upon? Post your response in the comments section below. We will be using your answers to create new didgeridoo rhythm tutorial videos and help you expand upon your playing.
This video comes from the Didge For Sleep DVD:
What is Didge For Sleep?
Playing didgeridoo is clinically shown to help people with sleep apnea. Didge For Sleep provides the tools you need for effective relief from sleep apnea and snoring. Obstructive sleep apnea and snoring are conditions caused primarily by a blockage in the throat. When the person is sleeping, air tries to get from the mouth or nose into the lungs through the throat’s air passageway, also known as the windpipe. When the windpipe becomes fully obstructed this creates an apnea, or a stoppage in the breath. When the windpipe is partially obstructed, a vibration is created which manifests as snoring, which manifests as snoring, an extremely common issue. Fortunately, playing the didgeridoo can help.
Purchase the Didge For Sleep DVD, Handbook and Travel Didgeridoo at the Didge Project store.
I currently play (and enjoy):
TU wa ha TU wa ha TU wa Tu wa
Feel it in 5/4.
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