A pendentive is a curved triangle of vaulting formed by the intersection of a dome with its supporting arches.
In the state capitol in Frankfort, KY is a painting that includes a young girl and a dulcimore. According to the state’s website, “In 2009, a coveted project to complete the dome pendentives of the Kentucky State Capitol was realized. The original design for the State Capitol included spaces for murals within the pendentives, or the reverse triangular spaces directly beneath the dome, that were never completed until now… The murals were officially unveiled at the June 4 2010 Centennial Gala.”
You can see another image in the link below in the 3rd photo down The caption reads:
Culture The Fruits of Knowledge “…The center female figure in traditional attire provides genteel instruction to an attentive young girl sitting in a ladder back chair handcrafted in Kentucky. The girl is learning from the teacher how to play the dulcimer, our state instrument…”
I know I sent out the tabs a month or so ago but since then I’ve found another version by Dave Holeton that I think is a tad better. I’ve attached a simplified version here but you can also download a version with the chords and audio file here: