Friday, April 8, 2011: Ceiling Contest!
It’s Friday again! Time for the weekend — and another Opus Osm contest!
Things are looking up again — it’s another ceiling contest!
Take a look at the photo to your left. Recognize this site of many fine concerts?
If you don’t know it, take a look at the bottom of the page for the answer.
In the meantime, here are some clues, with attendant scoring:
1 It has 4 tracts around a square courtyard (15 points)
2 Franz Kafka worked here for a while after law school (12 points)
3 It was built by an Italian architect for the Viceroy of Naples (9 points)
4 Mr and Mrs Mozart attended balls here (4 points)
5 Beethoven played a concert here (3 points)
6 It’s a prime example of pure, Viennese Baroque architecture (1 point)
7 If you guessed it correctly from the photo alone (20 points)
The answer: The Clam Gallas Palace
Photo Credits: Mary Matz