The Trouble With Music About Wilderness
When composer and traveling musician Ben Cosgrove was just 7 years old, he wrote a song called “Waves”. Since then, he’s made a career out of music inspired by landscape, place, and wilderness. But if an artist has an environmental brand... do they also represent an environmental ethic? Over the years, Ben began to wrestle with what his music was really saying about the natural world. Subscribe to our newsletter. Read “The Trouble with Wilderness” by William Cronon. More on Ben Cosgrove’s new album, also called “The Trouble with Wilderness”.