A Venetian Biennale event titled The Sound of Fire and Water is currently being presented in the Benedetto Marcello Conservatory of Music (Palazzo Pisani, very near Campo Santo Stefano). The installations, meant to represent the interaction between sight and sound, consist of the recognisable music of Brian Eno and some of the rather less attractive paintings of Beezy Bailey.
Beezy Bailey has done many very good paintings. To see some of his works online, click on this link: images
But the ones on display surely did not reflect his talent. Oh well, the Palazzo and the views from its upper floors were well worth the visit. And, the music of Brian Eno was very acceptable.
In the Conservatory that day, it was business as usual, so as we looked out onto Venice, we heard the sounds of pianos, string instruments and some highly dramatic vocal exercises.
Looking down I saw an inner courtyard with a couple of wellheads, and one pesky tourist.
(*) These are two more pesky tourists, this time from Nuneaton, England. I couldn’t seem the shake them off my tail.