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Music as Landscape

1 month ago   |   By Michael Chesley Johnson

Roger Dean's Cover for the LP "Osibisa"
I know, this is supposed to be a blog about painting and, specifically, about plein air painting. But the main concern of plein air painting, the landscape, doesn't belong to this art form exclusively. As a long-time lover of the landscape, I've discovered the same beauty in many of the arts. And most importantly to me, in music. Like many people my age, music was a vital aspect of college. Who didn't have a stereo system that occupied more auditory space-and, sometimes, more physical space-than anything else in the dorm room? When I was a freshman...
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