December 5 - Confederation of Geniuses

Begin Pdf of Spectral Preludes: VII Purple, then deep plans are discussed in Theory, along with Student Teaching by Ryan (Dictation), Sophie (Sight-Singing), and David (Board Harmony),

followed by a fourth composition by John and Double Piano Concerto: II.

Fairly foggy, frizzly commute home for three sets of papers graded between the two classes,

then a return for the final regular session of Music Literature,

looking towards next week's final (first page of which is posted one week previous to this).


Write 8 Bars of Music: (4 on page one of exam, 4 on page 2)

Short Essay (5+ sentences):
Where is music going? (your speculations on the future evolution of music)
(what styles/trends will become more important?  What developments do you predict?)

[8976] Ben Gibbard - Title and Registration
[8977] Mason Bates - Warehouse Medicine
[8977] Kanye West - Heartless
[8986] Lady Gaga - Poker Face
[8986] Ryan Ross - A Fever You Can't Sweat Out
+ a mystery listening to be identifed during exam


A lengthy interval of make-up quizzes concludes the session, leading to late-night lucky labors, including Double Piano Concerto: III (page 7) and The Decameron - Third Day: VII. "Tedaldo Elisei Delivers the Husband of Monna Ermellina from Peril of Death" (9).