September 24 - The Ride
Score study of Edgar Varese's Octandre, 13-14,
flight of fancy,
on the sunny side of the
for Week 6 with the Theoreticians: Claudio Monteverdi's L'Orfeo: Tu se' morte for Dictation and Board Harmony, E and C Minor (Natural and Harmonic), A and E Major, more delightful student compositions. Before and after, Jerry Kuderna expresses interest in doing an Alburgian piano work on a concert just after the November 6 election, in a program that will also feature music of Ross Bauer and Allan Crossman.
re another Varesian classic: Offrandes,
back homeward, studying the first couple of pages of that score for a time, before calling Martha Stoddard to confirm arrangments for Octandre, proceeding full speed ahead in that regard. Other evening efforts include work on The Decameron (detail-edit of Second Day: VII, pages 13-16, and beginning the composition Third Day, Opus 205, with I. Masetto da Lamporecchio Feigns to Be Dumb), pdf of Missa California: Agnus Dei (3), and producing / sending out pdf of Ecclesiastes Tropes: III. For Everything to Debby How for the November 10 Third-Annual Swarthmore Student-Alumni Composition Recital.
Somewhere in there have dinner with Harriet over the dramatization of the July 20, 1940, Plot, known as Valkyrie (2008).