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SYMPHONIA©

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Symphonia is a much discussed word, applied at different times.

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The second picture shows also my watercolor/collage (click on)
STRINGS,
which has been chosen by the
Center for Creative Arts (CCArts)
to be on their Regional Post Card
to announce their
2007 Annual Regional Fine Arts Exhibition,
Show Dates:
Friday, Oct. 5- Friday,Oct. 26, 2007.

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Symphonia is applied by Praetorius to an instrument, which he classed with the clavichord, spinet, regal (a small harpsichord, popular in the 18th century, that has the strings set at a slant to the keyboard) and virginal (a smaller, often legless, oblong version of the harpsichord, popular in the 16th and 17th century), but without giving any clue to its distinctive characteristics.
Praetorius
was the name of a distinguished family, or possibly two families of musicians in Germany in the 16th and 17th centuries.

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

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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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margaret mckeehan 11 Aug 2008

GREAT MUSICAL PAINTING

Bernhard Mueller 12 Apr 2008

Olga, your watercolour compositions are just among the best I ever have seen. You use the paint as if it is acrylic or oil. Fantastic. You are inspiring me. Thanks.

Billy Welch 10 Apr 2008

you have really cool art!

Gavin North 19 Mar 2008

WOW Olga your work has such life, I love it and I find it truly inspiring, I hope one day to be able to use color like this. Your work is so bold and beautiful, I truly love it

Anonymous Guest (IP: 217.44.199.136) 07 Mar 2008

olgar it is very interesting looking at all your paintings you have so many different styles. its a nice hobby for you. my favourits are definatly the flowers. i will brows your site again one day. this one is unusual not something i would want on the wall. a bit of a muddle. well must go olgar love rose