July 17 - At the Center and the Margins

Seems like the coolest day of the summer (although actually not: 70 yesterday and 73 eventually today), reminiscent of certain Marin days, the fog in,

all the way to DVC, yet a warm reception for music of Bela Bartok, Igor Stravinsky, Edgar Varese, Anton Webern, Alban Berg, and King Oliver -- looking ahead to composers born between 1890 and 1910...

C (Lydian) Blues Scale:
C Eb F F# G Bb C

Twelve-Tone Row:
Any re-ordering of the Chromatic Scale

Chords in a Typical Twelve-Bar Blues:
I (Measures 1-4)
IV (Measures 5-6) I (Measures 7-8)
V (Measure 9) IV (Measure 10) I (Measures 11-12)

[8891] Sergei Prokofiev - Peter and the Wolf
[8897] Henry Cowell - The Banshee
[8898] George Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue
[8900] Aaron Copland - Appalachian Spring
[8901] Harry Partch - U.S. Highball
[8906] Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5: I


After more make-ups,

return in conditions that do not particularly improve until around 2pm (when the sun breaks through demonstratively, thereby gladly avoiding a summertime weather "failure"), taking care of more of the musical business of the day (composition re The Decameron - Day 2, page 40), as Harriet and Tisha & Claire are out respectively at various endeavors, returning for outside dining together in the later hours, and an even later pdf w/r/t San Timoteo Can[yon]tata... 27.