music & theatre (instruments, music stands, stage, theatre masks, etc.)

by llizard (aka ejm)

updated 26 July 2001
NEW: new theatre masks
added in November 2000: new tapdancing steps

A Accordion . Angels
B Bagpipes . Band . Bass
C Cello . Clarinet
D Dancers . Drums
F Flute
G Guitar
M Music stands . Majorette
O Orchestra
P Piano
Q Quartets & Quintets
S Saxophone . Shakespeare . Singer
Stage (including a scene from a production of Aladdin)
T Theatre Masks . Trombone . Trumpet
V Viola . Violin . Violoncello

music stands:

     _/
      |,  \_|_/
     /|\ _|_|_|_    *-----------------------------* 
   \_|_/    |,      |          your name          |  
  _|_|_|_  /|\      |     your e-mail address     |
     |,   \_  ejm97 *-----------------------------*
    /|\   |,     
         /|\  

Accordion:


             O
         =\\^^^//:
          =\\///:
           _^^^_  
 ejm96     \    \
           ~     ~

   accordion club:

         O              O &                         O
      =\\^^^//:         _\|__                   =\\^^//:
       =\\///:         / ( )_\                   =\\//:_
       / ^^^ \       ;/__)_(   _._   \  O     ___ \    /    O
    O ~       ~         (   )   | _._ \/ _>  /   \~    ~ =\\^/:
 =\\^^//:               / |  \  |  |  _[_]_ |     |      _=\\/:
  =\\//:           O / ~      ~ |  |  \ |  \ \___/      /     /
  /    \          /_oo-#=      /|\/|\ ~/|\  ~ /|\      ~  Q   ~
 ~ O    ~          | \/                          O       /|\
=\\|:       C @=.  |\                 O     =\\^^^//:  (o\_)=="#
 =\|:__    /|\/ |  / \            =\\^^//:   =\\///:     \| |\
  \    \   \|   |  ~  ~   ejm97   _=\\//:    / ^^^ /    ~H| |/ 
  ~     ~   /\  | __.__           \    /    ~      ~         ~
           / /  |(  |()|          ~    ~
           ~ ~ _|_) |__|

Angels:

singing:

     (\  _
     ( \ c
      (/(\/
        /|
       / |
ejm97 /__|
        "
choir:

                   (\  _               (\  _
     (\  _  (\  _  ( \ c  (\  _        ( \ c
     ( \ c  ( \ c   (/(\/ ( \ c  (\  _  (/(\/
      (/(\/  (/(\/    /|   (/(\/ ( \ c    /|
        /|     /|    / |     /|   (/(\/  / |
       / |    / |   /__|    / |     /|  /__|
ejm97 /__|   /__|     "    /__|    / |    "
        "      "             "    /__|
                                    "
trumpet:

     (\  _
     ( \ O==<(
      (/(\/
        /|
       / |
ejm97 /__|
        "

trombone:

     (\  _
     ( \ O===<(
      (/(|=========:
        /| \/
       / |
ejm97 /__|
        "
horn:

     (\  _
     ( \ O-.
      (/( (=)
        /\)/
       / |
ejm97 /__|
        "
bass:

     (\ _    /)
    (  \O @ /  )
    (    \|_   )
     (  / |_\ )
      V/ ( ) V
     ;/__)_(
ejm97   (   )
        /_|_|
        '  '

         |)
   (\ _  | )
   ( \O @|  )
   (  _\|__ )
    (/ ( )_\
   ;/__)_( 
      (   )
ejm97 /_|__\
      '   '

cello:

      (\  _    /)
      ( \ O @ / )
      (  \|/_/  )
       (/( )_\ )
      ;/_)_(_ )
       _(   )
ejm97 /  /  /

viola:

     (\  _
     ( \ o /
      (//_@@-#=
        /| \/
       / |
ejm97 /__|
        "

  playing the solo part to Flos Campi

            -#-----
              \ _  /)
 \_|_/      _ _\o / )
_|K__|_ =#-(_X_)/)\)
   |         \/ |\ 
   |,           | \
  /|\ ejm97     |__\
                 "

violin:

     (\  _
     ( \ o /
      (//_oo-#=
        /| \/
       / |
ejm97 /__|
        "
string 4tet:


       (\ _         (\ _ /)
      (  \O /      (  \Q/@ )
      (  /_oo-#=   (  _|/_ )
       (  | \/      (/( )_\
 (\ _   V||__      ;/_)_(_      _ /)
(  \O /  | |\\      _(   )     |O/  )
(  /_oo-#=         /  /  / =#-@@|   )
 (  | \/                     \/ |\ )
  V||__                       __||V
   | |\\    ejm97            //| |

piano:
                _____
               | |   \
               | |    \
               | |     \___
               | |         \
     (\ _      | |          \
    (  \O     _|_|___________|
   (   /\/  /____|____________)
   (  /  \_|__________________|
    |/__    | )(            )(
    | |\\  :| )(   ejm97    )(

celeste:

     (\ _
    (  \O     _______________
   (   /\/  /_________________)
   (  /  \_|__________________|
    |/__    | )(            )(
    | |\\  :| )(   ejm97    )(

harp:

         =_
         ||\
         |||\ _ /)
         ||||\O/  )
         ||||\/\   )
         ||||// \  )
         |||/  __\|
ejm97    |__: //| |


drum set:

             (\ _ /)
      _._   (\ \O/  )  ___
       | _._( \/_>  ) /   \
       |  |  (_[_][_]|     |
 ejm97 |  |   \ |  |  \___/
      /|\/|\  ~/|\/|\  /|\

flute:

              _ /)
           ___O/  ) 
            \ \/  )
              |  )
  ejm97      / \V
             \__\
             '  '
bagpipes:
                 . .
           (\ _  |/
          (  \O ## 
          (  \_\#>
           (  | \ 
  ejm97     (/#\
            /##|
            ' '

And because it's essential to play the bagpipes outdoors,

                             . .
ejm97                  (\ _  |/
                      (  \O ##
                _     (  \_\#>
              (`  ).   (  | \          _
             (     ).   (/#\       .:(`  )`.
)           _(       '`./##|      :(   .    )
        .=(`(      .   )' '  .--  `.  (    ) )
       ((    (..__.:'-'   .+(   )   ` _`  ) )
`.     `(       ) )       (   .  )     (   )  ._
  )      ` __.:'   )     (   (   ))     `-'.-(`  ) 
)  )  ( )       --'       `- __.'         :(      )) 
.-'  (_.'          .')                    `(    )  ))
                  (_  )               a:f   ` __.:'

Many thanks to Andreas Freise for his clouds.

clarinet:

      (\ _
     (  \O
      ( /_\
       (/| \
         |\
ejm97   /__\
        '  '
bassoon:

      (\  _  /
     (  \ O-/
      (  /_/
       (/// 
        //|
ejm97  /__|
       ' '

cymbals:
             -
           (   )
             -\ _  /)
             - \O / )
           ( & )/)\)
             -\/|\ 
                | \
      ejm97     |__\
                 "

timpani:

       (\     /)
      (  \ _ /  )
      (   \O/ ! )
       (  / \/ )
        V \!_ V___
         [   ][   ]
 ejm97   |   ||   |
          \_/  \_/

triangle
                _  /)
             ___O / )
            /\  /)\)
            -- /|\ 
                | \
      ejm97     |__\
                 "
bassdrum:

    !   
     \ _  /)
  ___ \O /  )
 /   \/|)   )
|   ./||\  )
 \___/ | \
       |__\
ejm97   "


percussion:

    !   
     \ _  /)
  ___ \O /  )
 /   \/|)   )                    -
|   ./||\  ) ___  ___     ___  (   )
 \___/ | \  [   ][   ]   /\ |    -
  /|\  |__\ |   ||   |   -- |    |
ejm97   "    \_/  \_/      /|\  /|\

    !                          -
     \ _  /)                 (   )
  ___ \O /  )                  -\ _  /)
 /   \/|)   )                  - \O / )
|   ./||\  ) ___  ___    ___ ( & )/)\)
 \___/ | \  [   ][   ]  /\ |   -\/|\ 
  /|\  |__\ |   ||   |  -- |      | \
ejm97   "    \_/  \_/     /|\     |__\
                                   "
------------------------------
performing "Flos Campi" by R. Vaughan Williams:
                                                    =_
              (\  _               (\  _             ||\
(\  _  (\  _  ( \ c  (\  _        ( \ c             |||\ _ /)
( \ c  ( \ c   (/(\/ ( \ c  (\  _  (/(\/            ||||\O/  )
 (/(\/  (/(\/    /|   (/(\/ ( \ c    /|             ||||\/\   )
   /|     /|    / |     /|   (/(\/  / |             ||||// \  )
  / |    / |   /__|    / |     /|  /__|             |||/  __\|
 /__|   /__|     "    /__|    / |    "              |__: //| |
   "      "      (\  _  "    /__|              -
    (\  _        ( \ c       ! "             (   )
    ( \ c  (\  _  (/(\/       \ _  /)          -\ _  /)
     (/(\/ ( \ c    /|     ___ \O /  )         - \O / )
       /|   (/(\/  / |    /   \/|)   )       ( & )/)\)
      / |     /|  /__|   |   ./||\  )   _____  -\/|\
     /__|    / |    "     \___/ | \    /\ | (_)   | \ 
       "    /__|           /|\  |__\   -- |       |__\
    (\ _      "                  "       /|\       "
   (  \O     ______________    (\ _ /)
  (   /\/  (\_-_____________) (  \O/@ )                 (\_  /)
  (  /  \_(  \O /___________| (  _|/_ ) \  _ /)        (  O @  )
   |/__    ( /_oo-#=        |  (/( )_\   \-O/  ) _ /)  (   \|_ )
   | |\\  :|(/| \/      _ /)  ;/_)_(_     \_\  ) O/  )  ( / |_\
 (\ _        ||__      |O/  )  _(   )      \|\) /|   )   / ( )
(  \O /      | |\\ =#-@@|   ) /  /  /     __\  / |\ )  ;/__)_(
( /_oo-#=            \/ |\ )     _  /)   //| | __||V      (   )
 (/| \/               __||V   ___O / )        //| | _  /) /_|_|
  ||__      ejm97    //| |     \ \/  )  _ /)    )>==O / ) '  '
  | |\\                          |\ )   O/  )      \/)\)   _ /)
                               __||V   /|   )        |   .-O/  )
            -#-----           //| |   / |\ )       __|| (=) )  )
              \ _  /)                 __||V       //| |  \(/|\)
            _ _\O / )                //| |               ___||
        =#-(_X_)/)\)                                    // | |
             \/ |\ 
                | \
                |__\
                 "

There are more angels on my "festive occasion" page.

Bagpipes:

                 . .
                 |/
              Q ## 
             \_\#>
              | \ 
  ejm 97     /#\
             \~|
             ~  ~

                  . .
                  |/
               Q ## 
              \_\#>
               | \ 
  ejm 97      /#\
              \~ \
              ~  ~

And because it's essential to play the bagpipes outdoors,
                _            
              (`  ).                   _
             (     ).              .:(`  )`.
)           _(       '`.          :(   .    )
        .=(`(      .   )     .--  `.  (    ) )
       ((    (..__.:'-'   .+(   )   ` _`  ) )
`.     `(       ) )       (   .  )     (   )  ._
  )      ` __.:'   )     (   (   ))     `-'.-(`  ) 
)  )  ( )       --'       `- __.'         :(      )) 
.-'  (_.'          .')                    `(    )  ))
                  (_  )                     ` __.:'
                                        
--..,___.--,--'`,---..-.--+--.,,-,,..._.--..-._.-a:f--.
                 . .
                 |/
              Q ## 
--___        \_\#>
      --___   | \                __----
  ejm 97     /#\          ----__-
             \~|     ___
             ~  ~ _

Many thanks to Andreas Freise for his clouds.
Andreas' clouds remind me of a day Tuscany in 1994.

There are Christmas angels playing instruments too.

Band:

                                                   0 @
                                                   _\|__
   ~~0             0                              / ( )_\
     |@@-'#=   =\\^^^//:       Q        )>==0   ;/__)_( 
   ,/| \/       =\\///:       /|\          \/      (   )\
 -#-----         _^^^_      (o\_)=="#       |      / |  /
     |\   ~C     \    \      \| |\    0==   |     ~     ~ )>===0 
    /  \  /|\/  ~     ~     ~H| |/   /_\   / \       :======== |
   `   `  \|                    ~   / |.   \  \              \/|.
       oo-#/\                       __||   ~  ~              __||
          / /            ejm96     //| |                    //| |
          ~ ~                     ''

  marching:

                                !
    )>==O          )>==O         \ O       )>===O 
       \/   )>==O     \/      ___ \|  :======== |
        |      \/      |     /   \/|          \/|
        |       |      |    |   ./||            |
       / \      |\    / \    \___/ /\          / \
ejm97 /   \     | \   \  \        /  \         \  \
     ~    ~    ~  ~   ~  ~       ~   ~         ~  ~

  uniformed marching:

       _*_             _*_         _*_          _*_
       \ /     _*_     \ /        !\ /          \ /
    )>==O      \ /  )>==O         \ O       )>===O 
       \/   )>==O      \/      ___ \|  :======== |
        |      \/       |     /   \/|          \/|
        |       |       |    |   ./||            |
       / \      |\     / \    \___/ /\          / \
ejm97 /   \     | \    \  \        /  \         \  \
     ~    ~    ~  ~    ~  ~       ~   ~         ~  ~

  American 4th of July marching:

       _*_                     _*_       _*_         _*_
       \ /     _*_     _*_     \ /       \ /       ! \ /
     ___O      \ /     \ /      O         O         \ O 
      \ \/   ___O    ___O      \/       \_|      ___ \|
        |     \ \/    \ \/    / |        /|     /   \/|
        |       |       |    [_]|      [_]|    |   ./||
       / \      |\     /|      /|        /|     \___// \
ejm97 /   \     | \   /  \     \ \       | \         \  \
     ~    ~    ~  ~  ~   ~     ~ ~      ~  ~         ~  ~

This is my drawing of what I saw of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 1998 in New York City.

  , // ,,/ ,.// , ,/, /, // ,/,, // ,,/ ,// ,/ ,// /, // ,/, /, ,/,/ ,/,
    ,// ////, //|\/\|\|'+  , |) ^ ||\| ,/\|\| |v| \/ ///, // ,/,/,,  // 
  // ,,///, // ,|/\/| | | // |\/-\|| |, \/| | | | /   /,/, /////,/ ///
    ,/,// ,/ ,// / /,  ,/, /,// ,/// / /, // ,/, /, //  // ,/,// ,//,,,
   // ,/// / /, // ,/, / |) ^ |) ^ |\[ | | // ,/,// ,//, // ,/,//,,, ,//
  /,, // ,,/ ,/, // ,,/ /| /-\|\/-\|/[ . . /, ,/, /,, ,/// ,//, /, // ,/
  ,// / /_*_///, /// ///,_*_ / , /,/,_*_/////_*_/, //_*_ / ,/,/  _*_ ,/,
   // ,/ \ / /,/,_*_,/,/ \ / / ,,/ /,\ /,/// \ /,/// \ /  ,//, ! \ / /, 
   ,/,/___O  ,,/,\ /, )>==O ,//, )>===O,/, /, O //,   O /,/ ,/, \ O ,,/,
   // , \ \/,/,___O  ,   \/ :======== | /,,/ \/ //, \_| / // ___ \|  ,/,
  /, //   | //  \ \/ /,/  | ,  ,    \/|,/,  / | ,    /|,/,, /   \/|,, //
  ,///    |, /,   |  / /  |  ,        |,,/ [_]| /, [_]|/ / |   ./||/ ,/,
  /, /   / \, ,   |\ , / / \   ,     / \/,/, / \  ,  /|,/,/,\___// \, //
  ejm   /   \ ./, | \/,, \  \  .     \  \,, .\  \  , | \/ ,/,    \  \/.,
  ( ,  ~    ~  ),~  ~, , ~  ~,( , , ,~  ~  ( ~  ~ , ~  ~,/ ,     ~  ~,,

Congratulations to all those brave souls who continued to play and march!!

In 1999, it poured rain on the Caribana parade but nobody seemed to mind at all.
And the parade of elephants we saw one day in India seemed completely unhindered by the deluge of oncoming traffic.

majorette

           _*_   O
           \_/_  !
          (( }   !
          )))__.-`
         (((--'  !
           \ '   !   .)
            )|___!.-'(
           / \ ` O __)
          / ' \ ` '( \
         /  '  \  `)` \
        /   '     (  (_`_
       /   _!____.'
      /_.-'
      /,
 ejm '-._
                   O
                  /
                 /
                /
               /
              /
             O
                 ,)

         */\/    |
         /_/^,  /|
          )))_.'/
         (((_-'
          |\ )       .)
          `.)|___!.-'(
           / \ `   __)
          / ' \ ` '( \
         /  '  \  `)` \
        /   '     (  (_`_
       /   _!____.'
      /_.-'
      /,
 ejm '-._
                     O
           _*_`)    /
           \_/_\   /
          (( } / ,/_
          )))_/_//
         (((----/
           \ ' /
            )|O
           / \`  
          / ' \ `  
         /  '  \  ` 
        /   '       `.
       /   _!____.-'
      /_.-'\/      \\
 ejm       '|      (_`_
           \/

     _
     \`_                 _
      \/               _'/
       \`              \/
       ,-`-._ ____    ,/
        \    !    `-,_/
         \   !     /  \
          \  !  , /    \
           \ ! , / ___  )
            \ ,____     (
             )|    `---- )
            / )
           /(( }_
  ejm     / ))_\\
        _/ (((*  \_
         `O------'-----O

           _*_   O
           \_/_  !
          (( }   !
          )))__.-`
         (((--'  !
           \ '   ! 
            )|___!__
           /  ___O_ \
          / /      \ \
         / /        \_\
        / /          (_`_
       / /
      /_/ 
 ejm '-._
                   O
                  /
                 /
                /
               /
              /
             O
                 ,)
         */\/    |
         /_/^,  /|
          )))_.'/
         (((_-'
          |\ )
          `.)|_____
           / _____ \
          / /     \ \
         / /       \_\
        / /        (_`_
       / / 
      /_/
 ejm '-._

                   O
                  /
                 /
                /
               /
              /
             O
                 ,)
         */\/    |
         /_/^,  /|
          )))_.'/
         (((_-'
          |\ )
          `.)|_____
           / ____  )
          / /   / /
         / /   /_/
        / /    (_`_
       / / 
      /_/
 ejm '-._
                     O
           _*_`)    /
           \_/_\   /
          (( } / ,/_
          )))_/_//
         (((----/
           \ ' /
            )|O
           /  \  
          |    |
          | |\ \  
          | | \ \ 
          | |  \ \
          | |   \ \
          |_|    \_\
 ejm       '|     (_`_
           \/

      _               _
      \`_           _'/
       \/          _\/
       \ \        / /
        \ \      / /
         \ \    / /
          \ \  / /
           \ \/ /
            \  /
             )/
            / )
           /(( }_
  ejm     / ))_\\
        _/ (((*  \_
         `O------'-----O


      _ 
      \`_   |\
       \/   /_\
       \ \   \ \
        \ \   \ \
         \ \   \ \
          \ \  / /
           \ \/ /
            \  /
             )/
            / )
           /(( }_
  ejm     / ))_\\
        _/ (((*  \_
         `O------'-----O

           _*_   O
           \_/_  !
          (( }   !
          )))__.-`
         (((--'  !
           \ '   !
            )|___!_
           /   |_O \
          /_.-'   ( \
          | /      ` \
         , /        (_`_
         |/
        ,/
 ejm   '-._
                    O
                  /
                 /
                /
               /
              /
             O
                 ,)
         */\/    |
         /_/^,  /|
          )))_.'/
         (((_-'
          |\ )
          `.)|_.'__
           /   /__ \
          /_.-'   ( \
          | /      ` \
         , /        (_`_
         |/
        ,/
 ejm   '-._
            
                   O
                  /
                 /
                /
               /
              /
             O
                 ,)
         */\/    |
         /_/^,  /|
          )))_.'/
         (((_-'
          |\ )
          `.)|_.'__
           /   /_ , )
          /_.-'  ( /
          | /    ,/
         , /    (_`_
         |/
        ,/
 ejm   '-._
                     O
           _*_`)    /
           \_/_\   /
          (( } / ,/_
          )))_/_//
         (((----/
           \ ' /
            )|O
           /  `  
          /_-_-_\
           \ |\ \  
            \' ` \ 
            ),   |\
           ( )   ` \
            ,       \
 ejm        '|     (_`_
            \/

      _               _
      \`_           _'/
       \/           \/
        \           /
         \)       (/
          \`    , /
           \ \ / /
           ,--._/
            \  _\
             )/
            / )
           /(( }_
  ejm     / ))_\\
        _/ (((*  \_
         `O------'-----O
      _ 
      \`_   |\
       \/   /_\
        \      \
         \)    '\
          \`   ` \
           \_\ / /
           \ `-./
            \  _\
             )/
            / )
           /(( }_
  ejm     / ))_\\
        _/ (((*  \_
         `O------'-----O


                          O
                         /
                        /
                       /
                      /
                     /
      (,            O)
       \   */\/     /
        \\ /_/^,  //
         \`.)))_.'/
          `(((_-'
 ejm         \ )
 __________.__)|_.'___________
'-._-.__,. _\_   _/_ ,.__,-_,-'
              `-'

      (O============O)
       \   */\/     /
        \\ /_/^,  //
         \`.)))_.'/
          `(((_-'
 ejm         \ )
 __________.__)|_.'___________
'-._-.__,. _\_   _/_ ,.__,-_,-'
              `-'


      (O============O)
       \   */\/     /
        \\ /_/^,  //
         \`.)))_.'/
          `(((_-'
 ejm         \ )
  ,._.-.___.__)|_.'___________
,_',----.___\_   _/_ ,.__,-_,-'
              `-'

There are more cheerleaders.

Bass:

     O @
     _\|__
    / ( )_\
  ;/__)_( 
     (   )
     / |  \
     ~     ~

Cello:

                Q @
               _|/_
     \_|_/    /( )_\
     |_|_|  ;/_)_(_
       |,    _(   )_
ejm96 /|\   /   |   \
           '         '
Clarinet:

         O
        /_\      __
         | \    /_/
         |\      |
ejm 97   / \     |,
         ~  ~   /|\

Dancers:

         ~o__.__O
        \_)--:--/
ejm 96   /     <\  

  waltz:
                         
        ~o__O      ~o__O
         |vV|       |vV| 
ejm 96  /]  |      /]  |
        /|  |\     /| /|


  tango:

           ~o O__.   ~o O__.
            |-+--'     \-+-'
ejm 96     /%\|\      /%\|\
            |/|/       |/|/

  conga line:

     ~o O__ ~o O__~oO_/
       \-+--/--+--/--+--
      /%\|\/%\ |\/%\ |\
ejm98 /|/ / |\/ |/| / |

                                              ~o \_O  ~o O__~oO_/
                                         ~o O___\--+--/--+--/--+--
                                  ~o O__  /--+--/%\|\/%\ |\/%\ |\
                              ~o O__\-+--/%\ |\ /|/ / |\/ |/| / |
     ~o O_/ ~o O__~oO_\ ~o O___/-+--/%\|\ |\/ |
       \-+--/--+--/--+--/--+--/%\|\ /|/ /
      /%\|\/%\ |\/%\ |\/%\ |\ /| / \
ejm98 /|/ / |\/ |/| / |/| / /

someone asked for an ASCII rendition of this ballroom dancing logo (www.lpesik.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/BULABDS/Images/Logos/dancing.jpg).

I came up with the following.

            _-             D
          (( }`_____       A
          )))__.-`         N
         (((--'|           C
           \ ' |     .')   I S
            )|_!__.-' (    N O
           / \ `       )   G C
          / ' \ `     '      I
    ejm  /  '  \  `          E
        /   '                T
    B  A  L  L  R  O  O  M   Y


            _-         |)
          (( }`__        /\
          )))__;-`        |`|
         (((--'|         (`
           \ ' |     .')  |
            )|_!__.-' (    |`| 
           / \ `       )  (`,
          / ' \ `     '   
    ejm  /  '  \  `          ,
        /   '                `)
    |) / |  | |) /\ /\ |V|  ()
    |)/-\|_ |_|\ \/ \/ | |    (

And then I tried to play with it a little:

            _-
          (( }`__
          )))__;-`
         (((--'|
           \ ' |
            )|_!__.---- )
           / \ `       (   
          / ' \ `      )  
         /  '  \  `   /
        /   '       _/
       /   _!____.-'
      /_.-'/    \
 ejm     |`_    |`_

            _-
          (( }`_____
          )))__.-`
         (((--'|
           \ ' |     .')
            )|_!__.-' (
           / \ `       )
          / ' \ `     (
         /  '  \  `   )
        /   '       _/
       /   _!____.-'_\
      /_.-'-.__ ` \ (_`__
 ejm    |`_      |`_ 

            _-
          (( }`_____
          )))__.-`
         (((--'|
           \ ' |    .')
            )|_!_.-' (
           / \ `      )
          / ' \ `    (
         /  '  \  `   )

        /   '       _/
       /   _!____.-'\
      /_.-'/_/ ( \ \_\
      /,  '-.__ ` \ (_`__
 ejm |`_         |`_

            _-
          (( }`_____
          )))__.-`
         (((--'|
           \ ' |    .)
            )|_!_.-'(
           / \ `   _)
          / ' \ ` '( \
         /  '  \  `)` \
        /   '     (  |`_
       /   _!____.' \
      /_.-'/_/     \_\
      /,  '-.__     (_`__
 ejm |`_


            .-
           (( `_____
     ,.^"_ ___.-`
     )))) \ --'|
    ((((  |\ ' |    .)
          `E)|_!_.-'(
           / \ `   _)
          / ' \ ` '( \
         /  '  \  `)` \
        /   '     (  |`_
       /   ______.' \
      /_.-' /_/    \_\
        /, '-.__    (_`__
 ejm   |`_


            .-
           (( ` ____  /|
     ,.^"_ ___.-`    /'_
     )))) \ --'|   .//
    ((((  |\ ' ! .' )
          `E)|.'   (
           / \ `    )
          / ' \ `  (
         /  '  \  `)
        /   '     (\
       /   ______.' \
      /_.-' /_/    \_\
        /, '-.__    (_`__
 ejm   |`_

            .-  m\
           (( ` /|\   /|
            __.'/    /'_
     ,.^"--'_-'|  /(//
     )))) |\ ) !/   )
    ((((  `E)|/    (
           / \ `    )
          / ' \ `  (
         /  '  \  `)
        /   '     (\
       /   ______.' \
      /_.-' /_/    \_\
        /, '-.__    (_`__
 ejm   |`_

            .-  m\
           (( ` /|\   /|
            __.'/    /'_
     ,.^"--'_-'|  /(//
     )))) |\ ) !/   )
    ((((  `E)|/    (
           / \ `    )
          / ' \ `  (
         /  '  \  `)
        /   '     (\
       / ________.' \
      /_( / /_/    \_\
        // '-.__    (_`__
 ejm   |`_

            .-  m\
           (( ` /|\
            __.'/
     ,.^"--'_-'|
     )))) |\ ) |    .)
    ((((  `E)|_!_.-'(
           ( \ `    _)
           |' \ `  '( \
           |'  \  `)\` \
           |'     ( | |`_
          /|'   _.' |
         /_|_.-'/ |_|
        '-.__ //  (_`__
 ejm         |`_


            .-  m\
           (( ` /|\   /|
            __.'/    /'_
     ,.^"--'_-'|  /(//
     )))) |\ ) !/   )
    ((((  `E)|/    (
           ( \ `    )
           |' \ `  (
           |'  \  `)
           |'     (\
          /|'   _.' \
         /_|_.-'/  \_\
        '-.__ //    (_`__
 ejm         |`_

            .-  m\
           (( ` /|\   /|
            __.'/    /'_
     ,.^"--'_-'|  /(//
     )))) |\ ) !/   )
    ((((  `E)|/    (
           ( \ `    )
           |' \ `  (
           |'  \  `)\
           |'     ( |
          /|'   _.' |
         /_|_.-'/ |_|
        '-.__ //  (_`__
 ejm         |`_


Flamenco:

             `)
            _ \
          (( }/  ,_
          )))__ / 
         (((---' 
           \ '  
            )|____.---- )
           / \ `       (
          / ' \ `      )
         /  '  \  `   /
        /   '       _/
       /   _!____.-'
      /_.-'/    \
 ejm     |`_    |`_

 
            `)
            _ \
          (( }/  ,_
          )))__ / 
         (((---' 
           \ .'  
            )|____.---- )
           / \ `       (
          / ' \ `      )
         /  '  \  `   /
        /   '       _/
       /   _!____.-'
      /_.-'\/    \
 ejm       '|   |`_
           \/

             `)
            _ \
          (( }/  ,)
          )))__ / 
         (((---' 
           \ .'  
            )|____.---- )
           / \ `       (
          / ' \ `      )
         /  '  \  `   /
        /   '       _/
       /   _!____.-'
      /_.-'\/  /
 ejm       '| |`_
           \/

              `)
           __  \
          {`))/'
          .(((/ 
         /,(`))  
         \  )(____.---- )
         ')/ \ `       (
          / ' \ `      )
         /  '  \  `   /
        /   '       _/
       /   _!____.-'
      /_.-'    /
 ejm    /|    |`_
        \/


           _"
          {()) 

          .(((. 
         /,(`))\  
         \  )(,/
         ')/ (`.
          / ' \`_`
         /  '  /\)\ 
        /   ' />(  \
       /   _!'( /\_ \
      /_.-'    /   `.`.
 ejm    /|   |`_
        \/

  tapdancing:

            (,
       ,`/  /|
       /L',/ |
   ,)_,,\', /
    `___,V |
         \ , 
        / , \
       /,  \ \
       \`   `.`.
        \ \   \,`,
ejm    -`-'    -'

         ,)
     ,`/ |\
     /  `/ |
   (,_,/  /
    `___, \
         \ \ 
        / , \
       /,  \ \
       \`   `.`.
        \ \   \,`,
ejm    -`-'    -'

            (,
       ,`/  /|
       /L',/ |
   ,)_,,\', /
    `___,V |
         \ , 
        /   \ 
       /, | |
       |` | \
       | \| |
ejm   -`-'|_|
           V

            ,)
    (, ,`/  /|
     |\/L',/ |
     \ ,\', /
      ` ,V |
         \ , 
         /  \ 
        /, ` \
        |`  '|
        | \/ |
ejm     _,--._


       ,`/
       /L',_
       ,\',` \ 
      ` ,V ||/
        )\ ,( 
         /  \ 
        /, ` \
        |`  ` \
        | \  | \
ejm     _,-   -._

       ,`/
       /L',_
  _    ,\',` \ 
  `;--` ,V ||/
    `--' \ ,( 
         /  \ 
        /, ` \
       /'   '|
      / |  / |
ejm  `-.   -._



     ,),`/
     |\/L',__
     \ ,\',_  )
      ` ,V ||/
      ___\ ,(' 
     (`---  \ 
      \_\  ` \
      _,-   '|
           / |
ejm        -._


     ,),`/
     |\/L',__
     \ ,\',_  )
      ` ,V ||/
      ___\ ,('_______,/ 
     (`----------.. /-'
      \_\          `
ejm   _,-

     ,),`/
     |\/L',__
     \ ,\',_  )
      ` ,V ||/
      ___\ ,('___ 
     (`---------')
      \_\     /_/
ejm   _,-    -._



     ,`/
     /
        )

     (
       
             ,)
    (,  _   /|
     |\(L',/ |
     \ ,\', /
      ` ,V |
         \ , 
         /  \ 
        /, ` \
        \`  //
        | \/ |
ejm     _,--._



          ,`/ 
          /  `
          \;/\\
            //,
       ____/| `. 
      \` --  \   `.
       \ \  \ \,'
       -`-'  `.`.
               `,`,
  ejm           -'


       ,`/
       /L',__
       ,\',-- )
      //\ \\,/  
      \\_\ ,('_______,/ 
     (`----------.. /-'
      \_\ `.....`. `
ejm   _,-       


       ,`/
       /L',__
       ,\',-- )
      //\ \\,/  
      \\_\ ,('___ 
     (`---------')
      \_\     /_/
ejm   _,-    -._


           \`,
          (,\_\\
         ,\',--  
        //\ \\   
        \\_\ , 
          //  \ 
         //, ` \
        //'   '|
        / |  / |
  ejm  `-.   -._

           ,)
       ,`/ |\
       /  `/ |
     (,_,/  /
     `___, (
         /  ) 
        / , \
       /,  \ \
       \`   `.`.
        \ \   \,`,
ejm    -`-'    -'

  country dancing

                    |\/|
                 ___|__|___
            _  /`._ ( \)
          (( }/     , `
          )))   .-`  / |
         (((____---'   |
           \ '      \.')
            )|____.-' (\
           / \ `       )
          / ' \ `     (|
         /  '  \  `   )|
        /   '       _/ |
       /   _!____.-'| \ \
      /_.-'( )( \   | |\ \
            )  ` \ \|_| \_\
 ejm        \/  |`_ \ ,__._)


                    |\/|
                 ___|__|___
            _  /`._ / ))
          (( }/     , `
          )))   .-`  / |
         (((____---'   |
           \ '    .')  /
            )|_.-' (   \
           / \ `    )  |
          / ' \ `   (  |
         /  '  \  `  ) |
        /   '       /| |
       /   _!____.-'| \ \
      /_.-'( )( \   | |\ \
            )  ` \ \|_| \_\
 ejm        \/  \`/ \ ,__._)


                     |\/|
                  ___|__|___
            _  /`.__ / ))
          (( }/        ,'
          )))   .-` / , |
         (((____---'    |
           \ '    .')   /
            )|_.-' ( |  \
           / \ `    )|  |
          / ' \ `   (|  |
         /  '  \  `  )  |
        /   '       / | |
       /   _!____.-' | \ \
      /_.-'( )` \    | |\ \
            )   \`/ \|_| \_\
 ejm        \/       \ ,__._)

Drums:

       _._   \  O      ___
        | _._ \/ _>   /   \
        |  |  _[_][_]|     |
 ejm97  |  |  \ |  |  \___/
       /|\/|\ ~/|\/|\  /|\


  congas:

            O
           /_ >
           _[ ]_
 ejm97     \\_/ \
           ~ "   ~


           O
          /_ >
        _[ ][ ]
 ejm97  \\_/\_/\
        ~ "  "  ~
Flute:

           ___0~ 
            \ \/
              | 
  ejm 97     / \
             \  \
             ~  ~

                  ___0~ 
           \_|_/   \ \/
          _|_|_|_    | 

  ejm 97     |,     / \
             |      \  \
            /|\     ~  ~


         ___0 
          \ \/
           .|     _/
  ejm 97   ||__    |,
           | |\\  /|\

Guitar:

 acoustic

          Q
         /|\
       (o\_)=="#
        \| |\
ejm96  ~H| |/
            ~

 electric

                   Q
        ______    /|\
       (_     Z.(o\_)=="#
       __Z        / \
ejm97 |()|        \  \
      |__|        ~   ~

Orchestra:

conducted by a clown (so what else is new?)

                                                    =_
                                                    ||\
                  C  O                C  O          |||\
    C  O   c  O  (\/\/   C  O        (\/\/          ||||\O
   (\/\/  (\/\/  /|  |  (\/\/   c  O /|  |          ||||\/\
   /|  |  /|  | / | /|  /|  |  (\/\// | /|          ||||// \
  / | /| / | /|/__|/ | / | /|  /|  |__|/ |          |||/  __\|
 /__|/ |/__|/ |  "    /__|/ | / | /| "              |__: //| |
   "      "             "    /__|/ |           -
                     c  O    ! "             (   )
        c  O        (\/\/     \                -\
       (\/\/   c  O /|  |  ___ \O              - \O
       /|  |  (\/\// | /| /   \/|)           ( & )/)

      / | /|  /|  |__|/ ||   ./||\      _____  -\/|\
     /__|/ | / | /| "     \___/ | \    /\ | (_)   | \
       "    /__|/ |        /|\  |__\   -- |       |__\
              "                  "       /|\       "
       O     ______________
      /\/  /________________)     O @
     /  \_|___O /___________|    _|/_   \                 O @
   |/__      /_oo-#=        |   /( )_\   \-O               \|_
   | |\\  :|(/| \/            ;/_)_(_     \_\    O        / |_\
             ||__      |O      _(   )      \|   /|       / ( )
    O /      | |\\ =#-@@|     /  /  /     __\| / |     ;/__)_(
  /_oo-#=            \/ |                //| | __||       (   )
   | \/               __||    ___O            //| |       /_|_|
  ||__      ejm97    //| |     \ \/             )>==O     '  '
  | |\\                          |      O          \/)
                               __||    /|            |   .-O
             -----            //| |   / |          __|| (=) )
              \                       __||        //| |  \(/|
               \O                    //| |               ___||
              __/%)                                     // | |
               (%%%) 
                \/\|
             *__|  \__*

Piano:

  upright:
                       
            c   )____  
ejm 97     /_=-/_____|
          ( /\.|     |


  grand piano:
                _____
               | |   \
               | |    \
               | |     \___
               | |         \
               | |          \
      ~~0     _|_|___________|
       /\/  /____|____________) 
    . /  \_|__________________| 
    |/__    | )(            )(
    | |\\  :| )(   ejm 97   )(

See an ascii-animation of a short piano recital.

         _______
        /       |
       /        |
   ___/         |
  /             |
 /              |_
(_______________|_\
|__________________|_    .
 )(            )( |    __|
 )(   ejm 97   )( |:   | |


               ____
              | |  \
              | |   \________
             _|_|____________)
    /|      /   |  __________)
    ||__   /____|,'  ________|
    |/_/| _|_______,'      )(
    |  |   | )(   ejm 98   )(
          :| )(

          ______
         /      |
   _____/       |
 /              |_
(_______________|_\    __
|__________________|_ |\_\
 )(            )( |    | |
 )(   ejm98    )( |:

          ______
         /      |
   _____/       |
 /              |_
(_______________|_\
|__________________|_    .
 )(            )( |    __|
 )(   ejm98    )( |:   | |

 piano & clarinet:

                        _____
                       | |   \
                       | |    \
                       | |     \___
                       | |         \
                       | |          \
              ~~O    __|_|___________|
 O             /\/  /____|____________) 
/_\      __ . /  \_|__________________| 
 | \    /_/ |/__    | )(            )(
 |\      |  | |\\  :| )(   ejm 97   )(
 / \     |,
 ~  ~   /|\

 piano & violin
                        _____
                       | |   \
                       | |    \
                       | |     \___
                       | |         \
                       | |          \
              ~~0    __|_|___________|
 0 /           /\/  /____|____________) 
/_oo-#=  __ . /  \_|__________________| 
 | \/   /_/ |/__    | )(            )(
 |\      |  | |\\  :| )(   ejm 97   )(
 / \     |,
 ~  ~   /|\

 piano, clarinet, violin
                _____
               | |   \
               | |    \
               | |     \___
               | |         \
               | |          \
      ~~O    __|_|___________|
       /\/  /____|____________)
    . /  \_|___O /____________|      O
    |/__    | /_oo-#=  __  )( __    /|
    | |\\  :| .| \/   /_/  )( \_\  / |.
              ||__     |,      |,  __||
  ejm 97      | |\\   /|\     /|\ //| |

 piano 5tet:
                _____
               | |   \
               | |    \
               | |     \___

               | |         \
               | |          \
        O    __|_|___________|
       /\/  /____|____________) 
    . /  \_|_~~O /____________|           Q @
    |/__    | /_oo-#=       )(           _|/_
    | |\\  :| .| \/   \_|_/ )(          /( )_\
              ||__   _|_|_|_   \_|_/  ;/_)_(_ 
     O /      | |\\     |,    _|_|_|_  _(   )   |O==
    /_oo-#=            /|\       |,   /  /  =#-@@|
    .| \/     _/                /|\     \_    \/ |.
    ||__       |,   ejm 97               |,   __||
    | |\\     /|\                       /|\  //| |


 piano, clarinet, string 4tet
                _____
               | |   \
               | |    \
               | |     \___
               | |         \
               | |          \
        O    __|_|___________|
       /\/  /____|____________)       Q @
    . /  \_|_~~O /____________|      _|/_ 
    |/__    | /_oo-#=       )(      /( )_\     O
    | |\\  :| .| \/     __  )( ___;/_)_(_     /|
              ||__     /_/    |_|_|_(   )    / |.
     O /      | |\\     |,      |,/  /  /__  __||        |O==
    /_oo-#=            /|\     /|\       \_\//| |    =#-@@|
    .| \/     _/                          |,      \_   \/ |.
    ||__       |,   ejm 97               /|\       |,   __||
    | |\\     /|\                                 /|\  //| |


Quartet:

  String quartet:

       ~~0 /                      Q @
        /_oo-#= \_|_/            _|/_
        .| \/  _|_|_|_ \_|_/    /( )_\
        ||__      |,  _|_|_|_ ;/_)_(_  
   0 /  | |\\    /|\     |,    _(   )     |0==
  /_oo-#=               /|\   /  /  / =#-@@|
  .| \/     _/                    \_    \/ |.
  ||__       |,   ejm 97           |,    __||
  | |\\     /|\                   /|\   //| | 
 

 Quartet playing for memory

       ~~0 /         Q @
        /_oo-#=     _|/_
        .| \/      /( )_\
        ||__     ;/_)_(_  
   0 /  | |\\     _(   )    | 0==
  /_oo-#=   ~~   /  /  / =#-@@|
  .| \/         ~      ~   \/ |.
  ||__                      __||  
  | |\\         ejm 97     //| | 
      ~~                  ~~

Instruments of a string quartet:

                                        H
                                       :|:
                             H          |
                            :|:       _.|._
         H   ^     H   ^     |   ^   ;  |  ; 
        :|:  |    :|:  |    _|_  |   \  |  /  ^
         |   |     |   |   ; | ; |   ,} - {,  |
        (|)  |    (|)  |    }-{  |  /   |   \ |
        }-{  |    }-{  |   / | \ | |    |    ||
ejm98  (&| ) |#  (&| ) |#  \&|_/ |# \___|___/ |#
             '         '         '      |     '

 Oboe 4tet

       ==0 /                      Q @
        /_@@-#= \_|_/            _|/_
        .| \/  _|_|_|_ \_|_/    /( )_\
        ||__      |,  _|_|_|_ ;/_)_(_  
   0 /  | |\\    /|\     |,    _(   )    0~~
  /_oo-#=               /|\   /  /  /   /_\
  .| \/     _/                    \_   / |.
  ||__       |,   ejm 97           |,  __||
  | |\\     /|\                   /|\ //| |



 Flute 4tet

       ~~0 /                      Q @
        /_oo-#= \_|_/            _|/_
        .| \/  _|_|_|_ \_|_/    /( )_\
        ||__      |,  _|_|_|_ ;/_)_(_  
___0    | |\\    /|\     |,    _(   )     |0==
 \ \/                   /|\   /  /  / =#-@@|
  .|     _/                       \_    \/ |.
  ||__    |,   ejm 97              |,    __||
  | |\\  /|\                      /|\   //| |

  Clarinet 5tet:

                          O
       ~~0 /             /_\          Q @
        /_oo-#=     ___ / |.         _|/_
        .| \/  ___ |_|_|__|| ___    /( )_\
        ||__  |_|_|  |,//|  |_|_| ;/_)_(_  
   0 /  | |\\   |,  /|\       |,   _(   )     |0==
  /_oo-#=      /|\           /|\  /  /  / =#-@@|
  .| \/     _/                        \_    \/ |.
  ||__       |,   ejm 98               |,    __||
  | |\\     /|\                       /|\   //| |

Saxophone:

       O-. 
       /_ )

        | (U
ejm 97 /| 
      / / 
      ~ ~ 

 sax trio

               _._   \  O      ___       O @
       O-.      | _._ \/ _>   /   \      _\|__
        \/)     |  |  _[_][_]|     |    / ( )_\
        | (U    |  |  \ |  |  \___/   ;/__)_( 
ejm 97 /|      /|\/|\ ~/|\/|\  /|\       (   )
      / /                                / |  \
      ~ ~                                ~     ~

 another sax trio
                      _____
                     | |   \
                     | |    \
                     | |     \___
                     | |         \
                     | |          \        O @
            ~~O     _|_|___________|       _\|__
 O-.         /\/  /____|____________)     / ( )_\
  \/)     . /  \_|__________________|   ;/__)_( 
  | (U    |/__    | )(            )(       (   )
 /|       | |\\  :| )(   ejm 97   )(       / |  \
/ /                                        ~     ~
~ ~

   sax duo (the bass player's bass missed the flight):

Thanks to Dave Bird---St Hippo of Augustine
for the penguins.

at the south pole                                    ____
with an audience  _                              "" ((  ))
of penguins:     ( )           "                 )) _)) ""
         _        U           ((_        _._   \((O((    ___    
        ( )   (o_ `.            \\O-.     | _._ \/X)>   /   \
   (o_   U     | (o_{o.         //X/)     |  |  _[_][_]|     | 
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//\U_///\~/~A\V_/_      //\   "' /|      /|\/|\ ~/|\/|\      
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It's VERY difficult to depict scarves on these small musicians!
Shakespeare:

  A production of "Romeo & Juliet":
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Hamlet
Act III sc IV

Ay me, what act,
That roars so loud, and thunders in the index

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            A Production of Aladdin
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Theatre masks:


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