Listen Up! “U” is for Udu

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The udu is an African instrument whose name – udu – means “vessel” in Igbo. It’s a water jug with an added hole! Usually it’s made of clay and played by hand (no mallets or sticks). Wait til you see this!

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8 Comments

Fascinating! I’ve never heard of an udu nor heard it played.

Now that was unusual to say the least! Thanks for sharing.
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Wow! Never heard of this and don’t think I’ve ever actually ‘heard’ it before.

Wow! I wouldn’t have believed such sound could come from a water jug – it was haunting.

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