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Irish goat bones and information about Irish goat bones used for music can be found here for your review. Second to that of the human voice, "Irish goat bones" are the oldest instruments known to man throughout the anatomy of music and sound vibration. 2.5 million years ago, Irish goat bones, stones and wood, then used as tools, were also used as musical instruments.

Idiophones are instruments that produce music and sound from the substance of the instrument itself. Some Irish goat bones are made from ribs of Irish goats or sheep. Similar styles of playing bones, wood and even stone are found all over the world stretching from South India to Mongolia, to the six Celtic regions of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, England, Bretagne, France and Asturias, Spain. Such as in playing Irish goat bones, a ll of the bone players play their instruments using a similar technique, mechanically speaking, yet the finger positioning/manipulation and materials used varies from region to region. To hold and play the Irish goat bones, two Irish goat bones are cradled in one hand and balanced vertically while the forearm and hand produce a rotating and waving motion, allowing the Irish goat bones to pendulum and strike each other producing sound.

Multi-ethnic percussionist, educator and recording artist, Aaron Plunkett is well versed in "Percussion From Around The World." He completed a two-year, 48,000 mile world tour including the Middle, Near, and Far East, as well as portions of Europe, the Celtic Isles and Africa. He is equally at home with Caribbean and South American music idioms. While on his world tour, he collected numerous exotic instruments and received instruction from master drummers. Regions of concentration include Ireland, Iran, India, Indonesia, the Balkans, Turkey, Egypt, and Ghana, Africa.

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