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Music from Gas Bottles  

Music from Gas Bottles

This lady, Omjaan, seen at the Alice Springs Market, was playing her Cosmic Tone Drum. She had taken the top and bottom of gas bottles, joined them and created hollows for different notes on the top. She hit them with soft drum sticks and created a wonderful, rich sound in a gentle and peaceful melody.
Melodious Markets

September 28th 2014
We decided not to move on today as Barry is feeling a bit tired after the long drive yesterday. This gives me a chance to do more of the blog and for us just to relax. We did have an outing, though, to the Alice Springs Sunday Market in Todd Mall. We found parking not too far away along the Todd River and walked into the Mall in the middle. It wasn’t a large market but there were quite a few st ... read more
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Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
15th October 2014

Ah this is the lady you sent me a video of! Great photo. :D
20th October 2014

Wonderful Musician
Yes that's her. She sounded lovely on her instrument. Who knew old gas bottles could sound so good?

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