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This is the THIRD of a series about musical instruments.

The trumpet
(a "lip-vibrated" instrument) is the highest brass instrument in register, above the horn, trombone, euphonium and tuba.
I chose for three valveless brass instruments: the speed and tightness of the lips, and the speed of the air that travels into the instrument come into play.
The faster the air, generally the higher pitch that comes out.

I thought that the old fashioned hand pumped CAR HORN of my grandfather should be part of this watercolor too!
The song
"All Together Now" from the Beatles ends with this hand pumped horn.

Abstract watercolor on cold press heavy weight paper 140 LB (330 g/m2)
Measurement 18"X24" (45.7X 61 CM)
Framed and matted.

Copyright Olga van Dijk 2006
All rights reserved.
Unauthorized copying or use of images is prohibited.
This is another OlgArtsProduction©2006

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Sigridur Bachmann 12 Apr 2011

Beautiful balance and colors ! Great and beautiful work !

Ravinder Dutt 01 Nov 2009

very beautiful

David Holcombe 17 Jun 2009

This series of works has a stained glass quality to it. The shapes and colors form a harmonious whole, which is both figurative and abstract.

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Danielle Baron 29 Jun 2008

very very nice style