Thursday, 8 July 2010

South of the Border:
Hungarian Rhapsody


Madonna in the Fields
Driving south
of the Austrian border
into Fertőd-Hanság National Park
Hungary


Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
Click to listen to Vladimir Horowitz
play his version
of Franz Liszt's work


June 2010
© 2010 by Merisi


17 comments:

  1. Vicki,
    that scene seemed so unreal!
    I drove through the intersection and saw the Madonna there, I had to stop and run back to get a picture.
    The sun was high in the sky, it was around noon, and the light and the shadows were the colors of dreams.

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  2. this image is very suggestive

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  3. Because of where I live, my first thought was Hungarian Rhapsody? South of the border? It does not compute...oh, we are talking about Austria, not California - haha!

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  4. Wonderfully, weird & surreally technicolor-ish. That previous "sentence" may indicate heat stroke. Off to shower again.

    ciao-meow, Merisi.

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  5. Hungary now! Yay--more beautiful places to see through your capable vision.

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  6. Honestly M, this image is so utterly, completely precious! She's in the "real" church-- and those sweet bouquets. You must have loved coming upon this scene.

    You mentioned ED-- I read her every morning and I hope her words find their way into memory.

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  7. That really is magnificent. So fully of hope and motherly warmth!

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  8. How magical to happen upon that shrine/sculpture... beautiful.

    And the music? So gorgeous an also amazing how it changes so much throughout the piece. Thanks for sharing!

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  9. Dreamlike, almost surreal colors, which can really make me think of the beautiful Hungarian folk costumes. You are a magician!

    a wonderful weekend for you -

    hugs from
    isabella

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  10. Dreamlike yet grounded. I can't help thinking of those who come and lovingly tend the wayside Madonna.

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  11. It looks like a painting...
    Why do these places have such unpronouncible names?
    So long since I've listened to Vladie..and I use to listen daily, hourly - I was a huge fan.Even bought a way too good piano and started lessons again until I realized I would never get to Carnegie Hall much less busking in the Metro..
    Now it's all pop and rock...
    Who knew?
    Danke :)

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  12. Oh wow...that is so beautiful! I love those pink flowers the most.

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