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Resonance

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painting of girl playing the saxophone underwater

painting of veiled girl playing the saxophone underwater

painting of man facing up to his saxophone underwater

painting of man playing two saxophones underwater

painting of reflected saxophone in water

painting showing reflections of underwater saxophone player

painting of saxophone and hat underwater

painting of veiled figures underwater playing the saxophone

These paintings are about playing the saxophone underwater.

They evolved from two of my passions in life - playing the saxophone and being in the water. 

To start with there were technical considerations and other challenges, such as finding a suitable underwater saxophone and someone to play it.

Later I was able to explore the harmonies in greater depth, the resounding of music through the water, the floating of melody, the flow of thought, the drift of feeling.

Catherine Stringer