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I have decided to change my entry. Got back from the beach to find out we had and Irish Festival going on in Raleigh, this weekend with live music, and dancing. Was able to find a real musical instrument after all.
Thanks for all the kind words on the original image. I have included the initial post here.
Best to all.
Since there are no human musical instruments around the house, thought I'd use a different twist on this week's assignment.
Beginning in August, cicadas begin the ritual of announcing the nearing of our fall season. Here is an excerpt about this musical instrument of nature taken from Wikipedia:
"The male cicada has loud noisemakers called "tymbals" on the sides of the abdominal base. Its "singing" is not the stridulation (where one structure is rubbed against another) that characterizes many other familiar sound-producing insects, such as crickets. Rather, the tymbals are regions of the exoskeleton that form a complex membrane with thin,...Show more →
Prelude to Fall
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