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Music brings joy to holiday

January 24, 2014
By BRUCE THOMAS - Prime Time columnist (news@tribtoday.com) , Tribune Chronicle | TribToday.com

A group of our family members were sitting around our living room on Christmas night of this past year eating pecan and lemon chess pies and drinking hot cocoa, talking about the spirit of Christmas time and the variety of music we hear at church and at home at this time of year. One of the young men, Brian, went out to his car and returned with a 6-foot, 4-inch long musical instrument called a didgeridoo. It is a wind instrument, originally made by Aborigines in northwest Australia. In Australia, the instruments are often made from one of several varieties of eucalyptus trees, which are hollowed out naturally by termites.

 
 

 

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