Friday, July 01, 2011

music and history

If you’re open to it, both music and history live in landscape, and in the buildings and spaces we create around these things.

These are a doorway and a window of a place Dominican monks constructed in the twelfth century on a hill above the shores of Carlingford Bay in Ireland. It has been used for
It has been used for other purposes since then, many of them not religious or having to do with music. Still, when the wind is right you might just hear their music rising through the stones.
monastic doorway ireland copyright kerry dexterfriary window ireland copyright kerry dexter

I have a feeling, too. that the view out the window has, in some ways, not changed all that much.

photographs were made in Louth, Ireland, and are copyrighted. thank you for respecting this.

you might also wish to see
Tommy Sands’ album Let the Circle Be Wide which has many songs about Irish history, and a lovely one about coming home across Carlingford Bay, as well
Music Road: music and architecture
Delicious Baby's Photo Friday, where travelers offer new insights to the world each Friday.

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