Photograph by Candia Dixon-Stuart August 8th, 2021
The unspoilt church William Morris was inspired by when he founded the Society for the Preservation of Ancient Monuments. A gem, sadly attacked by heartless lead thieves a couple of years ago.
Photo by Candia Dixon-Stuart. All Rights Reserved.
an alternative tuning.
In the Sarabande,
Bach’s audience is showered
with Baroque pollen
and hears cello strings vibrate
in harmony with
the frequency of a bee.
The musician’s taut thighs grip;
ground the instrument.
Way up in the clerestory,
there’s a resonance
which might have provoked a hum
from the composer himself.