Musical Parking Lot
This mural is kitty-corner to the Hilton. I don’t know what music it represents, but it’s a lot prettier than an empty wall.
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The mural is painted on the side of Schmitt Music and has been a beloved Minneapolis landmark since I was a little kid.
The notation itself is a part of the piano score for the third movement from Ravel’s piano triptych, “Gaspard de
Ah, I was going to guess Debussy, so I guess I wasn’t far off. Thanks!
Thanks! I went to Loring Park today — you should check out my photos on Flickr.
It’s the third movement from Maurice Rave…aww, nevermind. Someone beat me to it.
Man. I think I’m musically dumber than I thought. I understood vaguely, in a visual way, that it was lush and sweeping, but I couldn’t have heard it in my head, and I’m pretty sure I’ve never heard this particular Ravel suite.
Or maybe I just run with a musical crowd…
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