Saturday, 7 March 2009

A Little Night Music


Artemio Versari Collection
Church of San Maurizio di Venezia.


A beautiful and free exhibition
of baroque musical instruments.



Photographed in Venice
on February 28, 2009

Yes, the images
will reveal more pictures
and music to boot:
Click! :-)

13 comments:

  1. Clicking on the first image
    will take you to a post with more pictures
    of the exhibition.
    Listen to Vivaldi's "Spring" by clicking
    on the second image and to
    Pachelbel's "Canon in D Major"
    by clicking on the third one.

    A wonderful Sunday
    to all of you!

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  2. Lovely images and great twist Love the Pachelbel

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  3. Sez,
    this is one of my favorite places to visit in Venice.

    I am also in love with that angel.
    Isn't he beautiful? It was early evening when I took these pictures, with the light fading fast. I will have to get back to Venice, to take pictures in better light. I also need to find the artist who created him. I wouldn't be surprised if it turns out that he is a work by Antonio Canova.

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  4. A wonderful juxtaposition of the cello, the statue and the shadow. And a lovely rich chestnut colour of the cello. And evocative music behind them.

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  5. A superb post for my Suday morning.
    I listened to and enjoyed all of them. The prof plays the violin so that I have seen many string instrument museums.
    This was such a delightful chanfe to automatic pops on so many sites.

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  6. Love teh shadow of the angel on the wall behind the musical instrument

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  7. the first image is simply lovely and SO well composed

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  8. Love the shadow in the first shot. Wonderful composition.

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  9. Britt-Arnhild - thank you!
    Make sure to visit this magical place on your next visit to Venice!

    Wandring Star - I am happy you appreciate it: I spent an inordinate amount of time trying to figure out the right composition, bending and kneeling and generally making a fool of myself. I had the problem of poor light and - as usual - no tripod either. ;-)

    Arija - it's a wonderful feeling being able to contribute to someone's morning, thank you for telling me! :-)

    I am glad you appreciate the experience of being able to wander without clutter through more of my picture world. I love sharing it with you!

    Charles Gramlich - I was half expecting that you'd tell me that you'd love to steal away with the angel! *giggle*

    Jujita - thank you! It was such a wonderful experience and moment in time, I had to hold on to it.

    Marisa Perry Atelier ,
    welcome, Marisa, and thank you! :-)

    david mcmahon,
    I love that shadow too, thank you! :-)

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