October 18 - Overview Rehearsals
Diablo Valley College on a full day, beginning with
Quiz 9 (featuring musical excerpts of works by Scott Joplin, Claude Debussy, and Igor Stravinsky) with the Theoreticians, followed by another delightful
We head across Martinez,
through Franklin Canyon,
then join her daughter at the cinema,
in this case,
Seven Psychopaths (Martin McDonagh, 2012), long on art (fine) and violence (not so fine).
for the third rehearsal of the San Francisco Composers Chamber Orchestra's Adventures Around the Lake with a Unicorn program, making it just 15 minutes before the downbeat of Edgar Varese's Octandre.
All works proceeding apace -- including Davide Verotta's Dances to Mytilini,
Allan Crossman's Two Walks, John Bilotta's Thurber Country,
Lisa Scola Prosek's
"L'Avventura", and Mark Alburger's Triple Concerto for Bassoon, Contrabassoon, and Harp -- break for home again up the Coast, over the bridge, and through Marin and beyond. Late night work including page 5 pdf of Lot in Life: II. Lotsa Luck and composition re The Decameron - Third Day: III - "A Lady Induces a Booby Friar to Provide a Means to the Entire Gratification of her Passion", plus beginning Opus 208, Mairzy Variations, for Piano Four-Hands.