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The Tuesday Inspiration: With a little help from the Italians

2011.01.11
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I really thought I would fail with today’s theme as I was completely out of ideas and I have so little time to shoot on a Tuesday. However, as I walked back to my car at lunchtime I suddenly remembered Walter Bergmann’s Sonata for treble recorder. Towards the end of the Sonata the composer instructs the performers to play in the style of today’s theme in the usual language of classical music - Italian. Once again, this was taken with my Lensbaby, using a close up filters to allow me to get near enough to capture the necessary detail.

Thanks to Jacqueline (MrsSavidan) for setting today’s theme. Last Tuesday’s theme was ‘Opportunity’. The other interpretations of this week’s theme can be found here.

The “Tuesday Inspiration” began in 2009 when Stefan and I started setting each other a photographic challenge on a… Tuesday. Very soon afterwards, we decided to open this up to other PB members, followed by the idea that we should not reveal what the subject is, so that other members could compare how different members view a single theme. The Tuesday Inspiration is not a contest or a challenge, but a group of people all agreeing to post their interpretation of a single theme on Tuesdays. Each week, one of the contributors sets the theme. There are now over 40 members contributing to the TI. We have only two “rules”: don’t include the subject in the TI title or tags and please comply with standard PB guidelines on courtesy, etc. If you would like to take part, please send me a message via this blog.
28 Comments
MoMac well that's a nice choice.
MoMac · 2011-01-11: 09:14
Riyaz very cool Musical shot! Helen
Riyaz · 2011-01-11: 09:17
davidcardona Nicely done! Thanks for sharing!
davidcardona · 2011-01-11: 09:42
Lynda Very stylish shot for the theme.
Lynda · 2011-01-11: 10:01
josy63 I like this photo, simple, sober and wonderful !
josy63 · 2011-01-11: 10:32
karmankwarner How Perfect, wonderful photo~terrific idea.
karmankwarner · 2011-01-11: 10:34
????? Perfect Helen!!!
????? · 2011-01-11: 10:56
????? love the shot, but still confused about the ti!!!
????? · 2011-01-11: 11:14
SewerRanger Haha, I see what you did there. Very clever.
SewerRanger · 2011-01-11: 11:34
beth0110 brilliant for a woman out of ideas :) and not much time. great shot and great idea for the theme.
beth0110 · 2011-01-11: 11:40
GKorts I had similar difficulties but not your very clever solution although since here in Georgia I rented together with my apartment a piano and notes are available as well.
GKorts · 2011-01-11: 11:51
Annabelle33 Lovely!
Annabelle33 · 2011-01-11: 13:03
Nukee Clever...great idea for the theme Helen!!! :)
Nukee · 2011-01-11: 14:28
cariad Very clever interpretation of the theme...how come even when you say your creativity has taken a 'holiday' you come up with such fabulous posts - definitely a gift
cariad · 2011-01-11: 14:55
snowpie GRins! you cheated! :P smile
snowpie · 2011-01-11: 15:22
lookagain Very nice!! I'm glad I learned to read music when I was much younger so I know what all of that means...but play it on a recorder? No! Bet it's beautiful when you do, though...
lookagain · 2011-01-11: 17:05
elizzi very clever ,perfect
elizzi · 2011-01-11: 17:56
????? Something to do with ABBA? :-P
????? · 2011-01-11: 18:04
danrav Helen - fantastic! Love it!
danrav · 2011-01-11: 19:12
lgnelson I've never seen that particular instruction on a piece of music, but then, I played trombone. :)
Excellent choice for the TI, Helen!
lgnelson · 2011-01-11: 20:21
thebronzebow Nice save... and shot. :)
thebronzebow · 2011-01-11: 23:03
slowpete are you enjoying the lens baby?
slowpete · 2011-01-12: 00:23
hannamagnusson Great photo!
hannamagnusson · 2011-01-12: 02:55
Latecomer Very nice.
Latecomer · 2011-01-12: 05:18
Wasichseh Great! Love the focus.
Wasichseh · 2011-01-12: 14:53
revenant Cheat! But good idea, actually.
revenant · 2011-01-13: 04:15
????? Perfect! Though I thought we aren't supposed to use the word in the post! ;-)
????? · 2011-01-14: 06:54
????? Great shot! I've never seen the instruction 'abbandonatamente' on music before! Is it 'with abandon'? Very jealous of your lensbaby, they look like so much fun!
????? · 2011-01-25: 11:38
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