music and connection: landscapes and listeners
The different casts of light and look of the skies has been reminding me how memory and presence infuse all things if we chose to notice them For each of us it differs, but music is a way of creating a shared atmosphere of presence and experience.
From singing around the kitchen table to being in a great hall with a fine orchestra playing to an outdoor festival under sunny -- or rainy -- skies, music connects us, to own hearts and spirits, and to each other.
Music through which to explore these ideas further
India to Indiana in song and image
Alison Brown: The Company You Keep
music of Donegal: Altan: The Poison Glen -Gleann Nimhe