Thursday, March 28, 2013

Hi-Rise 2

Inspired by Dmitri Shostakovich's massive Symphony #8, I was compelled to follow up by supplying architectural images for another exploration into 'frozen music', as architecture has been termed.
 Nothing frozen about the Eighth - as supercharged as music can get!

(Click fullscreen, then amplify.)

Monday, March 25, 2013


I took a bunch of pictures of high-rise buildings all over the place. Then Dmitri Shostakovich came along with his powerhouse 'Symphonic Fragment' (1939), and I had no choice but to follow his lead. This is a tribute to him.
(Select fullscreen & CRANK UP THE VOLUME)
(©2013 by BPBach)

Monday, March 18, 2013

In Old London: Brick Lane To St Paul's

Out of the East End's dim streets, which I had not trod for fifteen years, Brick Lane reborn...
(all ©; click on first for dark-tinted slide show)