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photoblog image A Mid-Week Break

A Mid-Week Break

 

Make a joyful noise.

(in the St. Agatha and Barbara basilica, Oudenbosch, NL)

 

 

 

A Mid-Week Break

 

Make a joyful noise.

(in the St. Agatha and Barbara basilica, Oudenbosch, NL)

 

 

 

comments (22)

the lighting makes it more dramatic, Ginnie. and i like the warm tones in the middle set off by the cooler light at the sides.
Ginnie Hart: That basilica is something else, Ayush, and would be totally worth your time if ever you're back in the Netherlands. Speaking of which...are you???
Very dramatic, Ginnie, just needs a few deep organ notes....
Ginnie Hart: Exactly, Frank, and thank you.
  • CherryPie
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 21 Feb 2018, 01:55
The colours are beautiful smile
Ginnie Hart: I thought so, too, Cherry. Thanks.
  • Ray
  • Not Germany...
  • 21 Feb 2018, 03:45
You and your camera have coped very well with the low light here, Ginnie.
Ginnie Hart: Thank you, Ray. You know how much I love my little camera!
HALLELUJAH!
You know what I mean... smile
Beautiful shot!!
Ginnie Hart: I know exactly what you mean, Elizabeth. Thank you.
  • Astrid
  • Netherlands
  • 21 Feb 2018, 04:35
I think this will make a lot of joyful noise, Ginnie.
I so love the lighting here, lots of drama. A wonderful picture.
Ginnie Hart: Midst the cacophony elsewhere in the world, Astrid, it behooves us to find as many joyful sounds as possible. Thank you.
Looks great and nice light smile
Ginnie Hart: Thanks, Joshi. It's one of those places where you just stare.
Superbe éclairage sur cet orgue magnifique.
Bonne journée Ginnie
Ginnie Hart: Merci, Pascale. It's such a delightful place to see.
Wouah...magnifique !!
Je pourrais rester des heures à  ecouter cete musique ..Bonne journée
Ginnie Hart: Merci, Claudine. I know what you mean.
  • Chris
  • England
  • 21 Feb 2018, 06:23
The sheer size of that thing suggests it probably makes one almighty racket when played Ginnie
Ginnie Hart: I wish we could have heard it that day, Chris!
  • Martine
  • France
  • 21 Feb 2018, 06:24
Cet orgue est magnifique avec cette belle lumière.
Ginnie Hart: Merci, Martine. It really catches the eye.
  • Philine
  • Germany
  • 21 Feb 2018, 06:27
What an impressive church! At first I thought we are in Italy. Oudenbosch- I have to notice this name.
Ginnie Hart: The inside of this basilica is fashioned after St. Peter's in the Vatican, Philine. It was built under the initiative of father Willem Hellemons who was parish priest there between 1842 and 1884. Before he became a priest, he visited St. Peter's and vowed that if he ever became a priest, he would have a basilica built like St. Peter's. His dreams came true. And what's so strange about it is it stands out in the middle of nowhere!
  • Alan
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 21 Feb 2018, 06:54
Oh wow! This is sir beautiful; I love the lighting, especially the uplighting not eh organ. Beautiful colours, too.
Ginnie Hart: Thanks, Alan. You'd love this fine "replica" of St. Peter's in the Vatican.
  • Lisl
  • England
  • 21 Feb 2018, 07:06
Magnifique!
Ginnie Hart: How sweet, Lisl. Thanks.
  • gutteridge
  • Somewhere in deep space
  • 21 Feb 2018, 07:17
Rich colour and I like the shadow cast by the organ Ginnie.
Ginnie Hart: Good eye, Chad. The organ and its shadow!
Oh, wat staat dat orgel er prachtig op...
Nog nooit bij die grootste basiliek geweest.
Geniet ik toch hier ;-0
Ginnie Hart: You would love this basilica, Marjolein...a replica of St'Peter's in the Vatican on the inside. Most of the "marble" inside is painted! Maybe you can visit it one day? Bedankt.
I bet they can knock out a good tune on this beauty Ginnie
Ginnie Hart: I bet so, too, Bill!
Now that's an organ! Wow! Beautiful.
Ginnie Hart: Yes, it is, Robin! smile
The organ is glowing so the music must be good.
Ginnie Hart: HA! Good one, Mary.
As a picture with that difficult lighting you've mad a great job of this Ginnie. It is a beautiful organ , who wouldn't love to hear soemthing being played on it.
Ginnie Hart: Thank you kindly, Brian. I would have loved to hear it being played!
  • Steven
  • Chicagoland
  • 21 Feb 2018, 12:44
What incredible ornate design accompanied by beautiful colors!! A perfectly-framed view to showcase these pipes.
Ginnie Hart: Thank you, Steven. My mom was a piano and organ player, as a preacher's wife, so I always pay attention! smile
I used to play electric organ when I was little in Malaysia.
It was such a craze back then. smile

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