Mexican Day of the Dead artifacts (with family altars dedicated to dead ancestors with flowers, food, incense, religious figurines, and photographs), Mayan Hieroglyphics carved in stone, myths of transformation often with zoomorphic attributes, sculptures and paintings of woman as divine from India, the Hindu god Krishna configured as a flute player (without the actual flute), ritual Chinese burial ware adorned with swirling clouds and mythical beasts (from one of the world's oldest civilizations) to appease the gods and ancestral spirits, and clay ocarinas
performed for ritual dancing and ceremonies throughout Mexico and Central America are among the many symbolic objects used in rituals around the world.
They are in costume, they all get into character and they play a variety of instruments from the ocarinas
- a whistle - to the trumpet, accordion and ukulele.
The materials and technique used by Onofrio Chieco will be examined in detail showing pictures of his clay whistles, ocarinas
and sculptures with incorporated handmade sound-producing devices.
Musical instruments found with bone concentrations integrated by inferior jawbones, are zoomorphic and anthropomorphic whistles, flutes and 3 ocarinas
with the forms of a dog, a monkey and an owl.
A diferencia de las piezas que conciernen al presente estudio, estas ocarinas
presentan, en un extremo de la cavidad globular, una pieza o pico en donde apoyar la boca y multiples orificios para digitar.
A magical mixture of Native American Flute, bone whistles & ocarinas
, Seiden's sensual playing and wonderful compositions envelope the listener and touch the heart.
BCMG's amazingly gifted percussionists, chromonicas and ocarinas
expertly added to their"kitchen", were joined by the other reason for the necessary encore, the endearingly charming mezzo Katalin Karolyi whose infectiously communicative skills inspired the composition.
Directions to create ocarinas
, whistles that play songs and four to 10 holes are included.
Young musicians who can play ocarinas
are being desperately sought by an operatic society.