Chinese Musical Instruments -Taiwan -1976

Chinese Musical Instruments -Taiwan -1976

Taiwan issued a set of Stamps in 1976 & 1977 on Chinese Musical Instruments.

Issue Date -11 Feb 1976 -4v

Issue Date – 21 Jun 1977 -4v

TAIWAN MUSIC INSTRUMENTS
TAIWAN MUSIC INSTRUMENTS 1976

 

Brazilian Composers on Stamps – Brazil 1993.

Brazilian Composers on Stamps – Brazil 1993.

Brazil issued a set of two stamps on Composers and Writers on 19 Oct 1993.

Marcus Vinicius da Cruz e Mello Moraes ( 19 Oct 1913- 09 Jul 1980). He was nicknamed O Poetinha and was a Brazilian Poet, Lyricist, essayist & Playwright. He also composed bossa nova music. A stamp was issued to mark his 80th Birth Anniversary. The stamp also showed a Girl from Ipanema in the background.

Alfredo da Rosa Viana Jr. ( 23 Apr 1897 – 17 Feb 1973) better known as Pixinguinha was a composer, arranger, flautist and Saxophonist born in Rio . He is considered as one of the greatest Brazilian Composers of popular music known as Choro. His well-known Choro works are “Carinhoso”, “Gloria”, “Lamento” and “Um a Zero”. The stamp features Pixinguinha playing the Saxophone. The stamp was issued on his 20th Death Anniversary.

BRAZIL MUSIC
BRAZIL 1993 -COMPOSERS

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Barbados Festivals – Sheet of Barbados 2003

Barbados Festivals – Sheet of Barbados 2003

Barbados issued a sheet of 8 stamps with  Label on Barbados Festivals. The Sheet was issued on 24 Nov 2003 and contained all stamps in 45c denomination. The festivals featured are

45c -Oistins Fish Festival.Fisherman hauling in the catch.

45c – Barbados Jazz Festival. Saxophonist

45c – Crop over Festival. Costumed Man & Woman.

45c – National Independence Festival of Creative Arts.Dancers

45c – National Independence Festival of Creative Arts.Choir

45c – Crop over Festival. Three people in Costume.

45c – Barbados Jazz Festival.Bassist.

45c – Oistins Fish Festival. Fishboning.

MS BARBADOS FESTIVAL
MS BARBADOS FESTIVAL 2003- JAZZ FESTIVAL,CROP OVER FESTIVAL

 

 

American Big Band Leaders – Stamps of USA 1996

American Big Band Leaders – Stamps of USA 1996.

The USA issued a set of four stamps on 11 Sep 1996 on Big Band Leaders. The Band leaders featured on stamps are

32c – Count Basie – Pianist and Bandleader.

32c – Tommy & Jimmy Dorsey – Bandleaders.

32c – Glenn Miller – Trombonist and Bandleader.

32c – Benny Goodman – Clarinetist and Bandleader.

USA BIG BANDLEADERS 1996

The Melbourne Moomba Festival – Australia Souvenir Cover 1985

The Melbourne Moomba Festival – Australia Souvenir Cover 1985

Australia issued a Souvenir Cover on 01 Mar 1985 on Melbourne Moomba Festival. “Moomba” is an aboriginal word meaning get together and have Fun”. It was first celebrated in 1955.It is held in the Alexandra Gardens beside Yarra river.

SOUVENIR COVER MELBOURNE MOOMBA FESTIVAL

Stamps on Mozart -Sweden 2006

Stamps on Mozart -Sweden 2006

Sweden issued a set of stamps on composers on 07 Sep 2006. The Composers featured are

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( 1756-1791).His music was barely known outside German-speaking nations during his lifetime. He lived and worked in Stockholm during King Gustav III reign. No face value but sold for 5.50kr

J M Kraus ( 1756 – 1792). Promoted Mozart’s music. A grand Parliament March presented by Kraus to King Gustav III was similar to a march from Mozart’s opera Idomeneo. No face value but sold for 5.00 Kr

C M Bellman ( 1740- 1795). He used to often receive assistance from Kraus for transferring his songs onto manuscript paper.No face value but sold for 4.80 Kr

SWEDEN FDC MOZART
SWEDEN FDC 2006 -COMPOSERS

World Festival of African Art -Senegal 1966

World Festival of African Art -Senegal 1966

The First World Festival of African Art was held in Dakar, Senegal from 01 to 24 April 1966. Senegal issued a miniature sheet of Four stamps to commemorate this event. The Miniature sheet was issued on 02 Apr 1966. The arts featured on stamps are

15f – Sculpture, Nigerian Wood Carving

30f – Music, Kora Instrument ( 21-string lute-bridge-harp)

75f -Dance, Antelope Headpiece

90f – Ideogram

MS FESTIVAL OF AFRICAN ARTS
SENEGAL MS 1966 -IST WORLD FESTIVAL OF AFRICAN ART