Early on, when I was writing the songs for “The Fields of Gettysburg,” the thematic backdrop of “the field” anchored itself into my thought process. Like a canvas on which to paint the picture, the field is terra firma for the entire piece.
As the title of the project suggests, there are multiple fields at play here. Indeed, the Gettysburg epic was the intersection of a complex matrix of fields, both literal and figurative.
Dictionary.com provides the following definitions of “Field:”
- An expanse of…Read more