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This is my latest anime music instrument drawing. It was made with coloring pencils and fineliner pens. The Kytyapi is a Philippine two string music instrument. It belongs to the lute family. It is made with beeswax and softwood. The instrument is pretty old, and there are records of its existence as far back as the 15th century. The instrument either keeps the beat, or it can be played melodically. I hope you find this little bit of information useful. This is Teresita Blanco, the Artsy Sister. Bye, Bye and God Bless.

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I made a new sketch featuring the Esraj music instrument. The instrument was made in India, about 300 years ago. It is very similar to a Sitar. Only that it uses a bow. The instrument is a modernized version of the Dilruba. It was a smaller version, that made it more convenient to be carried on horseback. By the 1980s, the instrument was barely played. It regained popularity through the Gurmat Sangeet movement. The Rabindranath Tagore made learning this instrument a requirement. These days this instruments is pretty well known in India. I hope you find this information useful. This...

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For my mother’s birthday, she wanted to go see the show Tryst in Faena. We normally go see one show from the theater per year. We got seats as far back as possible. The theater is pretty small. So, a far away seat does not matter much. Our chairs were worth 90 bucks a piece. We got these seats because we wanted to eat as well. On the way to the theater, we saw what had become of Miami Beach. The road to it has become super confusing.   Just getting to Miami Beach was a hassle. The roads twisted...

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This drawing features quite the elegant musical instrument. It goes by the name of Dan Tranh. The Dan Tranh is originally from Vietnam. It is based on the Guzheng of China. It can be played alone or with other musical instruments. Folks can also sing to this musical instrument. The Dan Tranh first appeared around the late 13th century. The original version had 14 strings. Around the 19th century, the 16 string version became the standard model. The musicians play the instrument with the right hand, and they bend the strings with the left hand. The traditional form of playing...

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This is a new anime drawing of mine featuring the cimbalom. The instrument is a type of chordophone. It looks a bit like the backend of a piano. It was invented in 1874 in Budapest by V. Josef Schunda. The instrument is derived from the Hammered Dulcimer. This instrument is played with two sticks. The instrument is made with copper strings. The instrument gets played often in classical music. It has even been used in  rock music. Due to its popularity, there are many different schools all over Europe that teach the instrument. The drawing was made with cute coloring...

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