BLACK & WHITE SUNDAY: MUSIC

What would the world without music be like? I don’t know and I don’t wish to find out. Today’s theme for Black and White Sunday is MUSIC. You know the drill: post your photo for the challenge before next Sunday, link to this post, and leave me a comment bellow. 

Reno Schulz playing Fujara, San Gimignano, 2014

©Paula Borkovic

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Reno Schulz is a musician stationed in San Gimignano, Italy. He plays several types of flute. The one featured in my photo is Fujara – traditional Slovak flute, and you can hear how it sounds in the enclosed You tube video. I did not record Reno’s sounds, but I managed to capture his portrait while he was holding a private concert for us. And yes, he also plays the music on the attached mp3.

Please click on the bellow links to see the fabulous entries:

https://teepee12.com/2017/05/21/music-music-music/

https://suejudd.com/2017/05/21/black-white-saturday-music/

https://mittenedhands.com/2013/06/12/playing-for-ghosts/

https://smallbluegreenwords.wordpress.com/2017/05/21/black-and-white-sunday-music/

https://lagottocattleya.wordpress.com/2017/05/21/black-white-sunday-music/

https://travelwithintent.com/2017/05/21/compay-segundo-guitar-cuba-death-of-music/

https://ameditativejourney.wordpress.com/2017/05/21/black-white-sunday-music/

https://iballrtw.com/2017/05/21/rene-et-dede/

https://picturesimperfectblog.wordpress.com/2017/05/21/sweet-piercing-sweet-was-the-music-of-pans-pipe/

https://netdancer.com/2017/05/21/athens-street-musician/

https://dailymusing57.com/2017/05/22/black-white-sunday-music/

http://lessywannagohome.blogspot.hr/2017/05/music.html

https://balance440.wordpress.com/2017/05/23/black-white-sunday-music/

54 Comments on “BLACK & WHITE SUNDAY: MUSIC

  1. I’m sitting here in our screened-in porch, listening to that wonderful flute music with the sounds of rushing winds. Outside it is raining, with occasional thunder in the distance. It’s dark outside and I can hear various noises in the woods. I guess you could say I’m experiencing the wonders of nature set to this relaxing music. Thank you, Paula, for such a lovely moment! 🤗

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    • Thank you for listening to it, Jo. I don’t think he ever thought of it as being uncomfortable, but it is such a demanding work. Happy week ahead, Jo.

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  3. This flute is simply extraordinary, Paula. The size and sound of it. Your photograph well captures the internal and external intensity needed to master it.

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    • Thank you kindly, Tish. You are so right. It is a demanding venture. I loved meeting Reno there. You should have seen him talk about music. It’s a true passion.

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  7. Fascinating, Paula. Not the size I expect a flute to be. Great to hear as well as see.

    After much thought, I went with your mention of the end of music. Let’s hope it never happens! -https://travelwithintent.com/2017/05/21/compay-segundo-guitar-cuba-death-of-music/

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    • Yes, not the size what one would expect from a flute. It has been used by Slovak shepherds in the past. 🙂

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  13. I’d never seen a flute like this…and must be extremely difficult to play wit such an instrument!
    Hope I’ll manage to listen to the music , sooner or later…
    Your post is super, Paula!

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  15. The Fujara makes a lovely sound, Paula. I had to search for a video of it actually being played. It is interesting to see and to see the carvings/decorations that adorn it. Thanks for the introduction to its beautiful sound.

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  16. If it wouldnt have been about music…i wont be alive..as the phase i crossed of my life with music… So,for me music is everything

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