364 . The Marco Polo Dialogue

364 . The Marco Polo Dialogue

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picture 1 – painting by Palma il Giovane (Palazzo Ducale in Venice)   „Doge Pietro Loredan Beseeching the Virgin“ (Palmina as model)

   After they dreamed this Peony Gondola Vision they continued to dream like that:

Every day Palmina appeared as Pigeon in his daily life and he feels that she is helping him like an angel.

Sometimes she asked the saint virgin that sometimes on the sky there is a little heart formed from clouds.
If Palma looks up to the heaven he realizes often this fact and he smiled lucky.

Often she brings him fresh fine white breads to his working place – this year (1596) he workes in the St. Antonin Church at the little San Saba Chapel on a wide scaffolding.

Today he makes no brakes, waits till Palmina will come with her basked with fresh little breads.

At evening she will play his composition on her lute in the Palazzo Ducale on San Marco Place.

She learned all his notes by heart so she does not need to use a music score to play it.
Around midday she will make a little rehearsal for Palma in the San Saba Chapel so Palmina could feel with her heart if the tempo was correctly taken and the interpretation was perfect after Palma’s intentions.

Palma smiled as he was looking forward to hear her playing only for him in this San Antonin Church, near her flat at her mothers bakery shop on the Campo Bandiera e Moro in Venice.

And Palmina came silently in the church, Palma did not realize it, and she took her Pipa and played very soft the „Thinking on each other melody“.

Palma looked up from his big painting artwork and though „Am I dreaming, or is she really playing the Chinese Pipa lute – here in this church in Venice? – only for him – the Thinking on each other melody?“

Palma looked around in the church, if there is a saint angel playing.

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Later after the evening concert Palmina came to pick Palma up.

„Palma it is too dark to paint, even with a lantern? Come Palma let us make a Gondola tour along the evening in Venice? I will play for you on your lute…“

„Oh, Yes Palmina. I will order a Gondola and will be sitting in it in 12 minutes and you can enter it in the Calle de la Pieta at the little bridge.“, Palma whispered to her and he put his painting brush down and cleaned it with terpentin.

Now he went down to order the Gondola at the bridge at Furlani which was also over the rio de la pieta like the bridge where they will meet.

As Palma entered the Gondola  he thought the words „..till we meet us again at the bridge…“

The Gondola started along the Rio de la Pieta and Palma il Giovane felt like Marco Polo who is taking his Chinese princess in the Chinese city Suzhou the so called „Venice of the East“

Palmina entered now the Gondola, coming from her evening concert, wearing a beautiful expensive Renaissance cloth, which Palma bought her once.

After a while both had the same Peony Gondola Vision.
Palma transformed into Marco Polo and Palmina transformed into the Chinese Princess.

Palmina felt that Palma is dreaming from the century of Marco Polo without saying a word.

Yes they could see the Water City Suzhou, which is known as the Venice of the East.
There they have also water streets like in Venice. How amazed was Marco Polo to visit this city with a Chinese chunk (like a Gondola in Venice) and he said to his Chinese princess „Oh, my princess, will you come with me to Venice? We are both from different cultures but we are learning from each other – Tell me something from your culture…“.

Palmina and Palma looked now up to the stars over Venice.
They looked now together to Sirius-Sotis.

This star you can see from the 4th of September to the 5th of May at different evening or night time.

Both remembered without saying a word that looking to these stars this makes Palma and Palmina connected between their hearts.
Even they are separated through space, maybe thousands of Miles / Kilometers they would look every day if it is possible to Sirius-Sotis to send a smile each other.

And the Chinese princess told Palma the story of the Chinese traditional Novel of the fate of Wang Hsian Ko and Wu Schuang (a Work of Xing Jian Bai (776 – 826) at the time of Tang-Emperor Te Tschung (780-805) Marco Polo listened very interested.*

And Marco Polo said „…till we met again at the bridge…“

Palma felt very touched and the story about these two loving was this:

They could see each other only A FEW MINUTES on an ANCIENT BRIDGE.
A group of fine 30 palace ladies came in carriages this way along this bridge.
Wang Hsian Ko could see her as she lifted the curtain of her carriage and she smiled to him and he smiled to her.
Then they were separated and had to wait a long time to see and speak each other again, but they always thought on each other.
Wu Shuang tried to write Wang Hsian Ko a letter, but it was very difficult.
They always thought on each other although they could not see, could not speak, could not write to each other.
Nevertheless their „heart to heart“ – connection was stronger than the fate: THEY FOUND A WAY TO EACH OTHER…
Marco Polo was touched by the fate of this deeply in their heart loving people. But then the way was open for them to go together through their life, full of love and luck.
Palma looked shortly at Palmina’s eyes. She looked also into his eyes and smiled.

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* this story is printed in its german translation by Franz Khan at „Chinesische Novellen“, p.519 („Vom Totenhemd ins Brautkleid“), Insel Taschenbuch (848), 1985 (a novelle byXing Jian Bai 白行简)
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picture 2 – The Marco Polo city in China Suzhou (Venice of the East)

They looked around the beautiful Water City Suzhou (picture  above) and Marco Polo counted all the bridges. They saw a lot of lanterns and light which are reflecting in the water and the atmosphere was like in Venice.

She played then again on her Pipa lute the „Spring Melody“ and had sweet innocent light red cheeks because she expressed her feelings to her beloved Marco Polo.

Later Marco Polo told her the love story of Dante and Beatrice in the „Divina Commedia“

„And there was a rose of light in the heaven they both saw in a Vision (Beatrice leads him to this vision)…“

„Oh a mystic light rose? This is interesting in my culture there are a lot of links to mystic light roses – the Lotus Rose – the Peony Rose – „The Secret of the Golden Flower“* and they are important in Buddhism, Taoism, and so fort…


* „The Secret of the Golden Flower“,
Richard Wilhelm translated this old mystic text into German Language / English


 

Marco Polo hold her hand and kissed her carefully, as if he wants to heal he hands (she plays a lot of time on her Pipa and has a lot of pain sometimes on her fingers:
„My Pipa- princess…“

„My Marco Polo“

„My Wu Schuang…“

„My Wang Hsian Ko…“

„Our hearts are connected…“

„Our hearts are connected…“

And during they felt to be in a Chinese Chunk they realized that they are in Venice.

And Palma holds still her hands and kissed them soft and he observed her beautiful shy shining eyes.

Slowly the Gondola moved along the San Marco Place where Palma has his flat left beside the astronomical clock house in the 2nd foor.

It is still light there because there are a lot of important special honor guests of the republic of Venice. Palmina often played (most daily) there after the evening concert as opening of the evening dinner in the big representative rooms („Palazzo“).
After that music opening ceremony Palmina was finished and could leave the event to pick up Palma from his painting work place (now in the San Saba Chapel of San Antonin).
They saw Palma’s both daughters standing at the window.
The elder Crezia, she is now 14 years old, with her younger sister Giulia, holding her on her arm like a mother.

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  picture 3 – (detail) Palma’s flat in the 16th century

„Oh, look, Crezia and Giulia are at the window… Let us greet them…“, Palma said.

Palma and Palmina wanted to wave to them but it was to dark for them to see Palma and Palmina sitting in the Gondola.

„Crezia is now 14 and she takes care of Giulia like a mother. Amazing she helped everywhere, as if she is the head of the family…“, Palma explained.

„You are proud on her isn,t it? You have to paint her, hmm? Paint her also as Samaritan women at the fountain with Jesus, like you paint me once.

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picture 4 – Palma’s doughter as model in his painting „Jesus and the Samaritan“ (1599)

You painted me once as young lady with the yellow white cloth. I am 38 and she is 14.“

„Do you remember? Once you wanted to adopt a 14 year old girl from the orphan music school „Ospedale de la Pieta“… Now you have an own 14 year old angel!
The Orphan girl sung in the famous la Pieta choir – the most famous choir in the world – and the orphan girls did expect that you will choose a girl to marry or to adopt it as daughter…“

„Yes, I remember Palmina, I remember the eyes of all the talented music orphan girls.
They looked deep into my eyes and into my heart, asking me wordless:
»Will you take one of us to marry?..Me or her, or an other girl?
… Will you take one of us to adopt as own daughter?«

– Sometimes I was not sure which feeling I should have »Like a father or a future husband ‚in spes’*)«
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*) ‚in spes‘ means in ‚hope‘ to marry
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Palma looked thinking a while and said „Perce no? Why not? Wei shen me bu?“ (Marco Polo once could speak Chinese language)
Palma was lucky to make these evening walks with Palmina, like it was today.
Sometimes the representative evening dinners in Palma’s flat are a little bit taking to much energy or concentration and Palma is often very tired after painting the whole day and he needs Palmina’s lute playing to be recreated from the hard working day.

Slowly the Gondola moved to the left side in direction to Giudecca Island.

„Here you lived in the Marco Polo time, do you remember, Palmina?“

„Palmina looked smiling and nodded shy… There, over there in the gardens… and we meet in the Gondola…
Often we took the Gondola like today and, and I…
…. I remember the gondola had a little bit an other design and, and an other color…“, Palmina said like a little girl.

Palma took from his bag a music score and showed it to Palmina.

Palmina holds her lantern near to Palma’s music score and was interested to look at it and it seemed that she wished nothing more than to hear Palma’s new music creation.
Her cheeks turned again light-red color and Palma could feel this.

Both had now a vision of a mystic music light flower and it was like this:

VIDEO: The Mystic Light Rose by Gerald Spitzner – https://youtu.be/O5nJJ88P_EQ


(to be continued…)

Read also the other CHAPTERS of this story
»Palma il Giovane – The Peony Gondola« here:

ALL CHAPTER OVERVIEW:
https://geraldspitzner.wordpress.com/palma-il-giovane-the-peony-gondola-by-gerald-spitzner/

353. Dreaming flight over Venice in the Peony Gondola

353. Dreaming flight over Venice in the Peony Gondola

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   picture – Planet Venus and the Pleijades at the evening Sky at West

And after this Palma and Palmina went along Venice till the evening came.

„Look, at the West Horizon! Palma Loook! Which Planet is this and the stars around it?“

Palma pit his arm around Palmina and said:“ Oh, so beautiful! This is Planet Venus surrounded by the Plejades!“

„Woooh! So great! Did your Uncle Vily also explore this Planet?“

„Yes, Palmina. As I was a young boy he showed me how they landed on planet Venus, on the morning‘ A Planet Venus day is 243 days long! So they saw a very slow Sunrise…“

„Wow, really? You have to write this rememberings down  on your blog at UNCLE VILY – BACK TO EARTH!“

„Oh, Palmina you are inspiring me so much. Oh, I love you me Pigeon!“

And he huged her and the dreamed to fly with the Peony Gondola over Venice.
Palmina’s hairs where moved by the soft wind during the flying over Venice and the saw also Planet Venus and the Pleijades.

Palmina holds Palma’s hand and smiled to him.
Palma smiled also and both felt the golden light between their hearts‘

Palma will write down his remembering on the flight to Planet Venus…

And they dreamed to hear this music:

  VIDEO: „Dreaming flight over Venice –  https://youtu.be/6JFbhFJcoJc

(to be continued…)

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Read also the other CHAPTERS of this story »Palma il Giovane – The Peony
Gondola« here:

ALL CHAPTER OVERVIEW:
https://geraldspitzner.wordpress.com/palma-il-giovane-the-peony-gondola-by-gerald-spitzner

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340. Binary Star Music Inspiration

340. Binary Star Music Inspiration

At evening, after they saw this Peony Gondola Vision, as their souls meet in the Peony Gondola at 23 p.m.-  Palmina looked at the evening sky to star Sirius.

„Do you remember?…“ Palmina asked.
Palma smiled, „Yes, I remember in the 16th century we looked at this star even if we could not see or speak or write or phone to each other…“

Palmina put her head on Palma“s right side and Palma put his arm around her to give her a good hold.

„I have to compose some music about this Sotis-Sirius star“, Palma whispered.

„…with a D-Major harmony accord for „Sirius A“ and a d-minor accord  for „Sirius B“-star“, Palmina said suggesting a modern art inspiration.

And suddenly they heart a music like that, a cosmic expression of the binary star – system – Sirius – Sotis:

VIDEO: Violin and Piano 75e https://youtu.be/Gm0zmbySorA

And Palma wrote this inspiration – see music score:

  Pictures 1-12 music score of „Sotis – Sirius“ by Gerald Spitzner

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(to be continued…)

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336. Palma as creative Indian Peacook

336. Palma as creative Indian Peacook

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picture 1 · Planet Venus and Moon at the evening sky

„Look Palmina the stars at the evening sky…“

Palmina put her head on Palma’s side and Palma put his arm around her.
Later, at 23 p.m., as their souls met again in their Peony Gondola, Palmina could get the whole music score of Palma’s new music creation.

She looked very impressed at the music score and was lucky; so she hugged Palma with her whole love.

And suddenly they heard the music of this creation again and it was like that:

VIDEO: „Longing – Sehnsucht“ for Violin and Piano by Gerald Spitzner – https://youtu.be/rNNzpGZsz48

 

She gave Palma several tender kisses on his right cheek and a very long kiss on the right side, and: yes, and Palma could feel it and he smiled. It felt as if she did this for an eternal time.

„So beautiful, Palma! You touched deeply my heart. I will never forget this music inspiration, my Palma. my composer, my painter, my astronomer, my writer….“

After Palmina’s sweet compliments Palma il Giovane felt to be like an Indian Peacook.

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picture 2 · Indian Peacook

Palma felt all as if she is direct beside him in the Peony Gondola and again: there was this golden light between their hearts.

„You can play it with your instrument… you see, the instrumental parts have middle, deep and very high passages… What about playing it Violin, Piano and your Instrument for special parts?“

„Oh, I will try several parts of it on my instruments. Oh, Palma I love it so much!“

Amd again: Palma felt like an Indian Peacook and smiled.

And Palmina tried to play it on her instrument several times.

And Palma remembered that , today a bird sung in the morning in the little garden a wonderful melody.
For Palma it was a message from Palmina.
„Yes, Palma I send you a heart-to-heart message via this bird messenger!“

„…and,and, I have composed for you 4 pages of our „Dialogue, look my sweet Pigeon! “

And Palmina looked also at this music score which Palma started to compose at San Marco Place.

pictures – music score part [9-12] from the ‚Dialogue for Pipa and Viola by Gerald Spitzner

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(to be continued…)

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335. Evening Sky Inspiration ‚Longing – Sehnsucht‘

335. Evening Sky Inspiration ‚Longing – Sehnsucht‘

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picture – Planets at the evenig sky (Venus and Moon)

Palma wrote on the 1st movement of the „Dialogue“ and Palmina waited and observed his writing work, it was like he was painting in the 16th century.

Instead of a paintbrush with colours he is drawing now with a pencil on a music score paper.

Palmina smiled.

And later they saw at the evening sky planet Venus and the Moon.

Now Palma was inspired to express this in music and he calls this creation „Longing – Sehnsucht“:

picture [1-8] – music score of „Longing – Sehnsucht“ by Gerald Spitzner

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VIDEO: (music score) ‚Longing – Sehnsucht‘ by Gerald Spitzner
https://youtu.be/BdklxDEhaQk

(to be continued…)

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325. Palma and Palmina in the 21st century

 

325. Palma and Palmina in the 21st century

»Oh, Palma. I love your creations so much. Thank you for the music score!«

»Today the birds told me in the little garden that you wrote something to me. Are they right telling me?«

»Yes, Palma. I wrote you, but it seems that someone erased my message to you!«

Suddenly the Peony Gondola moved in the 21st century and both looked interested with wide open eyes and they saw themselves in the 21st century in Venice.

»Oh, Palma. Look. We are in Venice in the 21st century. Woooh! Look. You and me in Venice!«, Palmina said like a young girl.

Palma bites also soft on his lower lip on the side.

»Yes, You and Me. You and Me in Venice…«

Palmina puts her head on Palma’s side and Palma puts his strong arm around her.

And they saw now this:

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They are wondering about the way the people are dressed in the 21st century and about so much tourists there.

Palma il Giovane and Palmina Albina are going on the San Marco Place, side-by-side, hand in hand.

Both smiled and Palmina looked up to the big flat in the 2nd floor, which is left beside the building of the beautiful astronomic clock.

Palma observed this and smiled to Palmina.

»Who is now living in this flat, Palma?«, Palmina wanted to know.

»Hm, it is over 400 years ago. Maybe there is a museum…«

And Palmina touched Palma’s right arm and said: »Look, on the left side…«

»Oh…where is…?«, Palma said wondering.

»The little church? Where is it? We often met there in the 15th and 16th century to meet for a secret walk…«

»…Oh, really. They removed it in the last centuries…
But there are a few new churches which had been build. The Maria de la Salute between San Marco Place and the Island Giudecca! So beautiful!!!!
We have to have a little look to see which paintings are there, maybe some from me?«

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picture 1 – Goldenn Heaven in the Basilica San Marco in Venice

»Oh, my painter. Whole Venice is full of your paintings…I am so proud of you. Let’s go now in the San Marco Cathedral with the golden heaven!«

And they turned now to the right side, they had a short look up to the old flat of Palma and they had a short look on the astronomical clock – Palma explained her how the clock works and how to read the time.

»Oh, Palma…I already know how to read this 24 hour clock and how it shows us the sun and the moon in the zodiac. I did not forget this although it is over 400 years ago…«

Both had to laugh and they turned again to the right side to go to the Basilica San Marco.

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picture 2 – Venice, Basilica San Marco

After they looked like tourists the beautiful golden church they sat down on 2 chairs to have a short rest.

Palmina took her handy and showed Palma her Messenger chat protocol.

»Look, Palma. This I send to you during the last time as you send me your music score ‚Planets at the evening sky‘ for Pipa solo…«

Palma looked interested and observed that his messages did not appear on Palmina’s handy not even the sentence „…I hope you are well…“

„Look today I send you a smiley 🙂 …“

„Oh I did not get your smiley… 😦
But deep in my heard I felt that you send me a smile to my heart.“

„And Look, Palma: Here I recorded your music creation ‚Planets on the evening sky‘ on my I-Phone and a send it to you via facebook Messenger, Here do you see this?…“

„Yes, Palmina. Also this I did feel in my heart. And I never received your audio file. The Administrators blocked our communication.
So I played lonely on my mandolin the higher part of the Pipa solo…As I felt it in my heart if you would perform it for me….“

„Oh, now I understand. YOU played the Mandolin part on your Youtube-posting… But who played the Piano part and the Viola part? “

Palmina looked smiling into Palma’s eyes and Palma smiled also and there was it again: the golden light between their hearts which connects them so strong and over big distances.

„Palmina, I played the Piano part and I played the Viola part. I recorded them separately lonely playing…Multi-track-recording this is called…A lot of people are doing this on You-tube…“

Palmina seemed now to be very, very happy and she smiled like the rising sun at spring-time.

Palma could feel it: Palmina wants to jump in the high to express her luckiness.

„So you performed this for me, playing three different music instrument: Mandolin, Piano and Viola? “

„Yes, the same I made with my composition »L’Assunta« – I recorded both: Piano and Mandolin. Look here on Youtube I posted it. This was my first inspiration after you asked me to compose something new after the DGPA Conference in Luxemburg, years ago.
Listen to it – Did you ever get this video?“

And Palma send her via messenger this video-Link but on her I-Phone on facebook-Messenger there was no Message.

„Oh, really our communication is blocked and look they send you in your name a facebook-tumb-up-symbol…“

„Oh, really they are writing also textes in your name and in my name – this is FAKE-MESSSAGE. This is forbidden in the European Union. The Administrators would get punishment of 10 years of imprisonment if we make a report them creating FAKE-MESSAGE!“

„Oh, they are criminals – trying to isolate people from their normal communication and social environment… How we could stay in contact, Palma in the future? With Whatsapp? Wechat? Telegram? Signal?“

„Yes, yes we should use all this at the same time but, no more facebook Messenger – it does not work correctly since years. We should also have phone-calls. And try to send me your recorded audio-files via www.wetransfer.com

„Oh, Wetransfer… A good Idea!“

„You can upload for free up any type of files up to 2 Gigabite (2GB = 2000 MB) you enter your e-mail address and mine: gerald.spitzner@gmx.net ad select the files and click on upload“

„Yes ok, you gave me your mail-address years ago and you also did not get any e-mail from me??? – It was blocked isn,t it?“

“ Hm…Here is the Video of the first composition which you asked me to compose for you.¹)
Palmina took the headphones of Palma’s handy and listened.
Palmina smiled and observed the music score video on Palma’s handy.

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And as Palmina saw this Peony Gondola Vision she hugged Palma and gave him several cheek kissed.

And Palma could feel it and smiled lucky.

After that they saw this:

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Palmina looked up at the golden San Marco Church to the choir of the Organ on the left side:

„This Organ was build in the year 1972. I often played on her and gave concerts with own compositions often at the „Three holy Kings-Day“ at the 6th January every year. As I was young I studied also there at Master Maestro Micconi. I was his Master Student. He played the organ and conducted the Choir of San Marco for years there. Maybe he hoped that I will stay in Venice and move from Vienna to Venice…I composed a lot of music for the concerts there…“

Palmina has innocent light red cheeks and Palma looking up to the golden choir. She tries to imagine: Her Palma il Giovane, making music there on that Organ, build from the year 1972. How was the sound of these concerts. Palmina dreamed a little bit and Palma said:

„I made a few videos, photos, Minidisc-audio recordings of these concerts there from the 90ies and later. Since my childhood I gave concerts there with children orchestra of my mother at the La Pieta, every years. Venice is like my home city…“

„Oh, you gave concerts at the La Pieta – Ospedale de la Pieta at the Orphan Girls shelter, which was once the worlds most famous girls orchestra 400 and 300 years ago?“

„Yes, Palmina. You have been there also a music teacher at the talented girls orchestra and choir. I composed a lot of music for these orphan girls. I was like a father for them. They expected always new compositions from me…“

„Do you remember it?“

„Yes, Palma how can I forget such wonderful music social projects. If there had not been so much intrigues by this Cardinal Hell. He is now at prison…“

Palmina gave Palma a soft cheek kiss and Palma gave her also a shy cheek kiss.

„Come, let us take a Gondola and visit the Campo Bandiera e Moro. Let us see if there is still a baker’s shop and buy some fresh white, little, fine Palmina-breads – which are only available in Venice!“

Palma and Palmina took a Gondola and the Gondola took her Way along the big Promenade in the south-east direction where the sun is rising every morning very beautiful.

Palmina put her head on Palma’s left shoulder and took Palma’s hand and he could feel it and was lucky.

„Palma?“

„Hmmm?“

„…can you explain me once more: How did you record yourself playing Mandolin, Piano and Viola at the same audio recording – What is Multi-Track-Recording…Hmmm?“

Palma put his right arm around his innocent Pigeon and smiled.

„Look, First I recorded the whole Pipa solo ‚Planets at the evening sky‘ lonely on my Piano at home….“

Palmina smiled and put her head near to Palma’s heart to hear it beating, beating for her and listened like a Music Master Student.
She feel so secure sitting with Palma in the Gondola.

„…and after that I listen to my recording using the headphones.
During this I record myself with the Mandolin to have the same tempo like the Piano-track – the Master Track.
Then I listen again to the Piano part and I play the Viola part using the headphones. I also have to take the same tempo like my Piano recording.
So and after that I have synchronize these three tracks together to mix them to one audio file.
Later I make the video-recording and put the audio-track…“

She likes to hear him explaining something like a teacher.
She likes to hear his voice.
She smiled stronger and was lucky.

Palmina remembers now more and more their time of the 15th and 16th century.

¹) VIDEO: Maria L’Assunta by Gerald Spitzner (Piano and Mandolin) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oITGAy7VQAE

Piano: Gerald Spitzner
Mandolin: Gerald Spitzner
Composed: Gerald Spitzner

(to be continued…)

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»Palma il Giovane – The Peony Gondola« here:

ALL CHAPTER OVERVIEW:
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322. Neptune-Venus Inspiration (painting and composing)

322. Neptune-Venus Inspiration (painting and composing)

And after they saw this Peony Gondola Vision Palmina put her head on Palma’s side and Palma put his arm around her.
Palma hoped deep in her heart that Palma will compose again a new creation of creativity in music and painting.
Now they continued to see the Vision like that:

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»Look Palmina, here on the evening sky in Venice there is Planet Venus and over her is Planet Neptune, which was new discovered now by
Galileo Galilee ¹). He is afraid of the Church of Jealousy;  he gets Problems with the catholic church if he makes it public that he discovered a new Planet at the evening Sky.«

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¹) G. observed Planet Neptune for a long time and much later in the year 1606 he made an exact record in his papers about the existence of Planet Neptune.
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»Oh, my Palma. You know so much about the Planets at the evening Sky…
I remember as you composed the (Pipa-) Lute solo for me ‚Planets at the evening sky‘ and you played it on your Mandolin for me as I was sleeping after you painted me on that little island at Venice²)«

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²) Palma composed this music piece once after he painted her on the little island (see Chapter 5 ) describing the planets on the evening sky.
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»…I played it also lonely on my Mandolin, lonely on my Piano, lonely on my Viola at home as I heard nothing from you during your concert tour abroad for several years.
I hoped that you can feel it deep inside your heart…«

»Yes, Palma you played it for me and I could feel it in my heart although the administrator of the Church of Social Media made your post for me invisible to earn money with suppression and isolation.
Thank you, Palma. But I played it also for you on my Lute lonely in my room as I was on that island. My Palma, my friend. You take so much care for me.«

VIDEO: (‚Planets at the evening sky‘ for Pipa solo or Lute/Guitar‘ Here at the version for Mandolin, Viola and Piano). https://youtu.be/rqXFQts8x-c

Alternative Link: https://www.facebook.com/venitemusizieren/posts/2869049799812673

You see today at the evening Planet Venus will pass Planet Neptune at 20:30 p.m.

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picture 1 – Planet Venus and Neptune are coming nearer

»Woooh. That is great. I love you Palma, whatever comes…«

Palma and Palmina looked again to the stars Venus and Neptune, which are on the west horizon.

Palma took Palmina’s talented hand and kissed her tender and her eyes shined and in her eyes was the reflection of planet Venus and Planet Neptune which are coming slowly closer and closer…

It seems that Palmina is Venus and Palma is Neptune (like ones as he had the painting inspiration of the painting ‚Venus and Mars‘)

Side-by-side hand-in-hand they walked at the big promenade along the Riviera dei Schiavoni.

Palma wanted to go with her to bring her home to her family house at the Campo Bandiera e Moro where the baker’s shop of Palmina is.

This time he brings her up to her little room, to her little room over the little garden where a few cicadas are singing their late-evening song..

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Palmina put her lantern on her table and lit some candles so the room was now full of a golden soft light.

Palmina will now allow to paint her nude.

Palma’s eyes are very open now.
He started to paint her naked nude and it looked very nice.

Palma painted her as beautiful Venus.

A lot of girls and women are dreaming to be painted by the Master Scholar of Master Titan, The director of the Titan School.

Palmina feels it that it is a very big honour to be a painting model for Palma il Giovane; and now he paints her as Venus!

And the Planet Venus on the evening sky came slowly nearer to the giant planet Neptune on the heaven this evening:

VIDEO: (Venus-Neptune-Inspiration (1) (Violin and Piano): https://youtu.be/26WpnAGEgQQ

Alternative Link: https://www.facebook.com/venitemusizieren/videos/2877317912319195/

 

As Palma il Giovane made a short break Palmina said:

»Palma?«
»Hmmmm?«
»Here I have all the letters from my music fans…Look, pleaase…«

Palma looked and inspected all the letters from Palmina’s music fans:
Palma compared the letters.

»Hmm..This looks like this one…
And this looks like this one…
Always the same text and the same words…
This man has no fantasy.
These letters has no poetic components…«

Palma continued to read :
»…here this man writes: ‚marry me‘
And this. look Palmina.
also at the end:…you beautiful lady….marry me!«
here also:…you wonderful lady. from Venice…marry me!«
and there:…you famous musician lady…marry me!«
oh no here also:…marry me!«

All the letters have the same writing style, the same words and the same signature style as if the author of this stupid letters are one and the same person.

And Palma continued to read:
»Oh, My beautiful Palmina Albina
When can I paint you nude as Venus – Please marry me, Palmina!

Your Giacomo Negretti Palma Giovane«
Palmina smiled as she heard this letter.

»Palmina, I never wrote this letter…I never wrote ‚Negretti‘ to you in a letter….«

»Ooooh, yes, Palma. You did not write this letter to me?«

»No, I wrote a lot of poetic love letters with a lot of music scores, composed for you…«, Palma said and he looked at her beautiful female nude body, which looked so beautiful in this golden candle light.

This is a trap – a trap of the O.S.!!!

»…Ohh, It was a lady trap of the O.S.???«

»Yes, Palmina, they often make this trick to write fake stalking-letters to a special girl of rich families and then they say that this family need a ‚fake-boy-friend‘ to protect the girl and then they try to marry this girls to get more influence in Venice to expand their Church of O.S.«

»Oh, Palma! You saved my life!!! I love you!!!«

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(to be continued…)

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Read also the other CHAPTERS of this story
»Palma il Giovane – The Peony Gondola« here:

ALL CHAPTER OVERVIEW:
https://geraldspitzner.wordpress.com/palma-il-giovane-the-peony-gondola-by-gerald-spitzner
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318. Music inspirations for two Instruments

318. Music inspirations for two Instruments
 

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picture – (1610-20) »Assunta« – Museo civico di Crema e del Cremasco

by Palma il Giovane

»Oh, Palma. Thank you for your little concert for me.«, Palmina said and she put her head on Palma’s side, sitting beside him in the Peony Gondola.

»I have to thank you that you decided to play my composition in your concert at the Doge’s Palace in Venice.
Every time you play something from me I can feel it deep in my heart.
It is a warm and golden light. I have to thank you, Palmina, my Pigeon. My inspiration.«

Palmina smiled.

»Did I inspire you to a new artwork, my Palma?«

»Yes, look, Palmina, I have a new music creation…«

Palma created a new creation for Violin and Piano and they listened and it was like that:

VIDEO 1: Violin and Piano (68c) https://youtu.be/WsNVCyjTe3U

»…and this: Look: Planet Saturn and its moons are moving exact behind the sun the astronomers calculated…«

»Oh, really, yes…«

And Palmina put her head to Palma’s side and they saw the vision together and they listened this Saturn-sun-music creation like that:

VIDEO 2: Violin and Piano (68d) https://youtu.be/th30B_L6BqA

 

(to be continued…)
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»Palma il Giovane – The Peony Gondola« here:

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310. Palmina’s happy new year greetings for Palma

310. Palmina’s happy new year greetings for Palma

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picture 1 – Venice at evening with Planet Venus and Moon

And after that they continued to dream:

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A few days later the spend also their secret time on that little island.

After Palma painted again Palmina and she played a solo on her instrument for him they took their way back with their Peony Gondola.

Slowly the Peony Gondola moved towards the San Marco Place at this special night.

Left hand there is Giudecca Island and right hand there is Island Giorgio Maggiore.

Palmina hold Palma’s right hand and Palma could feel it. Both smiled and again the golden light was between them.

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picture  2 – Fireworks in Venice, San Marco Place

»Palma?«

»Hmm?«

»What do you think I would write to you if I would now send you a Letter Pigeon with happy new year greetings from my island?«

Palma smiled and took a sheet of paper and started to write and Palmina looked interested holding her lantern to give him light during he was writing.

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picture  3 – Fireworks in Venice, San Marco Place

»Giudecca Island, 31th December 1609, 23 p.m.

Dear Palma!

I am always thinking on you.
I want to ask you if you can send me a copy of your music score, your new creation…
I love your creations so much…«

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picture  4 – Fireworks in Venice, San Marco Place

Palma smiled as he wrote this.

»…I can’t wait to see you again after thousands of years.
Now I know it, I was your female Master Scholar as Master Lao came to south Italy to visit our family and our famous Philosophical and Music school.
Master Lao and you had a good friendship and you could exchange west wisdom and east wisdom and knowledge about the secrets of music of the west and the east music tradition and also about the therapeutical possibilities about composing music.
And Master Lao said to me, „Myia, you are the best student of your Master beside Teano. You will see him again and he will compose for you…even in thousand years and also much later…“

I never forget Master Lao’s wise words. And I liked his secretary and master student playing the Gu zin music instrument. She taught me to play an Asian Monochord-looking-like-music-instrument (It had a lot of strings).
And she learned from me the European music instruments.

Palma, I can’t wait to get a new music score from you.
I love to play it and I know that you can feel if I am playing on my instrument, even I play it alone in my little room and no one, except your heart, is listening to me.

Oh, Palma!
I wish you a happy new year!
I hope to see and to hear you again after such a so long time.

Your Pigeon,
your yellow canary bird,
your Palmina Albina

PS: This year Student Heinrich Schütz is coming to Venice to study at Master Gabrieli. At the Epiphany feast he will come to listen at the San Marco Cathedral and I am looking forward to hear there your Aria „Benedictus“, which you composed for your Cousine Mihaela«

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picture  5 – Fireworks in Venice, San Marco Place

 

(to be continued…)

Read also the other CHAPTERS of this story
»Palma il Giovane – The Peony Gondola« here:

ALL CHAPTER OVERVIEW:
https://geraldspitzner.wordpress.com/palma-il-giovane-the-peony-gondola-by-gerald-spitzner
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306. Again on Planet Mars with the Peony Gondola

306. Again on Planet Mars with the Peony Gondola

And after they saw this Peony Gondola Vision they flew in their hearts together again along the surface of Planet Mars:

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Palmina’s beautiful hairs moved soft in the wind and she smiled.
Palma saw interesting landscapes and a lot of beautiful mountains.

Some mountains and its regions seemed to be blue or green coloured, some orange coloured like in a desert.
They saw also a few clouds on Mars and then they flew again along the huge Schiaparelli Crater with a diameter of nearly 400 kilometres.

Palma made some short and fast drawings of these landscapes.
Palmina understood Palma, he is inspired and is now very creative.

During this they heard this music in their hearts:
VIDEO 1: Violin and Piano (64d) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_lB2Hc3_j8


»We are flying over Planet Mars! So beautiful, Palma…so beautiful…«

And the Peony Gondola landed soft on a huge wall which is along the little crater in the Schiaparelli Crater. (at the South part of this little crater in the north east corner of the huge Schiaparelli Crater)

VIDEO 2: Violin and Piano (64b) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_Lzn7Ems9U

From there they had a wide view along the landscape of Planet Mars looking in the south direction.

As they looked interested along the interesting landscape they heard this music inside their hearts:

VIDEO 3: Violin and Piano (64c)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_lB2Hc3_j8

 

(to be continued…)

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Read also the other CHAPTERS of this story
»Palma il Giovane – The Peony Gondola« here:

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