July 19 - Glimmers

The Summer Thursday Default Regimen, up absurdly early, readying videos, making what seems to be the darkest commute of the season,



Stonewind and

Carquinez Strait, apparently way up the lowland corridor beelining towards Sacramento,

Diablo Valley College Music History

paper grading at the budget breakfast bonanza, more brilliant students / music / (hopefully) commentary, and the

20th-Century Music II quiz (Prokofiev, Cowell, Gershwin, Copland, Partch, Shostakovich... for this re-telling), looking ahead to the below:

Write a Four-Note Passage:
Forwards (Prime)
Backwards (Retrograde)
Upside-Down (Inversion) and
Backwards Upside-Down (Retrograde-Inversion)

Instrumentation of Three Types of Jazz Band:

Dixieland (New Orleans Style)
1-2 Clarinets, 1-2 Trumpets, Trombone, Banjo, Piano, Tuba/Bass, Drums

Big Band (Swing)
4-5 Saxes, 4-5 Trumpets, 4-5 Trombones, Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums

Sax, Trumpet, Trombone, Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums

John Cage - Sonata No. 5
Dizzy Gillespie - Shaw 'Nuff
Leonard Bernstein - West Side Story: Cool
Pierre Boulez - Le Marteau Sans Maitre: I (The Hammer without Master)
Chuck Berry - Maybellene
George Crumb - Black Angels


Linger with make-ups, lunch and

belated quiz-grading at Elephant Bar,

returning again

under what has been

another miraculous clearing to more musical fun and games.... i.e.... composition of The Decameron - Day 2, 42, pdf re San Timoteo Can[yon]tata, 29.