Post 71: Only on Brook Street
We are beginning to think about what kind of looped audio installation we might include in the flat and specifically how acoustic guitar might sound in a pretty compact space so a very kind musician volunteered to come and test things out. By coincidence he came on the same night as a Handel concert. I couldn’t be in both places at once and I just didn’t know what to do. It was, I imagine, a little like having two children in different nativity plays at the same time and having to decide which one to go and watch! The older one always wins first time around but you wait until next time….
Nonetheless this Handel Hendrix musical moment was a new and fabulous dilemma for me. Simultaneous events, a wonderful counter tenor singing in George’s music room and an equally amazing guitarist strumming upstairs, next door in Jimi’s bedroom. From one point on the staircase you could just about make out the strains of both, inspriational. Check out both musicians and dream about those magical moments to come.