How do music and nature connect in your work?

How do music and nature connect in your work?

John Luther Adams John Luther Adams
For me, music and nature are one and the same…
Bill Fontana Bill Fontana
…music, in the sense of meaningful sound patterns, is a natural process that is going on constantly…
Cheryl Leonard Cheryl Leonard
…in this post-Cage world, I’m not really supposed to compose in front of a piano am I?
Richard Lerman Richard Lerman
For me, music and nature connect through observation…
Robert Morris Robert Morris
…it was only in 1989 that I woke up to a direct connection between music and the outdoors, a connection Bartók and Beethoven must have felt…

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