TRADITIONAL ABORIGINAL MUSIC
OTHER ANCIENT MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS SIMILAR TO THE DIDGERIDOO FOUND WORLDWIDE
The development of the modern trumpet can be traced back over thousands
All the major civilisations of the past, produced trumpets although
our knowledge of these instruments relies on contemporary illustrations.
Most ancient trumpets were straight, hooked and had a long almost
cylindrical tube and a slightly flaring bell.
It is often difficult to make a distinction between primitive trumpets
and horns, for in each case the sound is produced by the vibration
of the players lips. Primitive trumpets are found in every continent
and are usually associated with ceremony and tribal rituals.