The Oboe d’Amore Player by Pollux. 
Link for prints.

The Oboe d’Amore Player by Pollux. 

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The bulbul tarang, also known as an Indian or Punjabi banjo, is a stringed instrument, in which the player plucks strings and also presses keys that determine the pitch. 

The bulbul tarang, also known as an Indian or Punjabi banjo, is a stringed instrument, in which the player plucks strings and also presses keys that determine the pitch. 

The World of Pollux turned 4 today!

The World of Pollux turned 4 today!

Side blown trumpets were played by peoples of the Middle Sepik Region of the island of New Guinea.  As its name indicates, the trumpets were played by means of lip-vibration on the trumpet’s side rather than from its end. 

Side blown trumpets were played by peoples of the Middle Sepik Region of the island of New Guinea.  As its name indicates, the trumpets were played by means of lip-vibration on the trumpet’s side rather than from its end. 

Belembaotuyan: This Guamanian instrument consists of a gourd, a single string, and a long flat board.  The Belembaotuyan player creates music by striking the wire with a hitting stick and by positioning the gourd on and off his or her stomach. 

Belembaotuyan: This Guamanian instrument consists of a gourd, a single string, and a long flat board.  The Belembaotuyan player creates music by striking the wire with a hitting stick and by positioning the gourd on and off his or her stomach. 

I painted this for a friend: a Blue Heron. 9 x 12 acrylic canvas.

I painted this for a friend: a Blue Heron. 9 x 12 acrylic canvas.

The ʻŪkēkē Player.  The ʻūkēkē is a musical bow of Hawaii.  With the player’s mouth acting as a resonance chamber, the ʻūkēkē player strummed the three-string bow. 

The ʻŪkēkē Player.  The ʻūkēkē is a musical bow of Hawaii.  With the player’s mouth acting as a resonance chamber, the ʻūkēkē player strummed the three-string bow. 

Across the Musselshell, 9 x 12 Acrylic painting. 

Across the Musselshell, 9 x 12 Acrylic painting. 

Trombonist in Space, mixed media print.

Trombonist in Space, mixed media print.

The Clarinette d’Amour Player, mixed media print.

The Clarinette d’Amour Player, mixed media print.