Monday, February 9, 2009

February 9 - Bright Enlightenment

Up bright and early for first day at St. Mary's -- with Christine, Karina, and A.J. -- for Music and the Enlightenment (beginning featuring Reformation-era chorales of Martin Luther and the Hugh Aston My Lady Carey's Dompe),

with the sun glaring/streaming over the hills and world at large.

Back to Diablo Valley College for Theory thereafter, in a dictation of the Orkney Island Hymn to St. Magnus, and the lab, to record Saul! Saul!: II. Along the Monstrous Atheists Strode (default sounds from the Triton rack and c. 26 beats from ACID loops rock samples -- geological music!).

Next, in heading to Half Moon Bay, return to the Lafayette-Moraga Trail for a brief jaunt past giant Eucalypts,

sunset foothills,

and stately, plump residences.

West toward the San Mateo Bridge, clouds mount up as fantasy ridges,

the moon a polished scimitar among crescent ufos at Miramar Beach,

and the Henry Purcell Dioclesian score is waiting for me at Marilyn's, as arranged.

John B's house is illumined, but quiet,

amongst a generally subdued architectural array,

so up the coast, adjacent to ghostly waves, and home to Harriet, where the beginning orchestration of Saul!: III. O early Piety! awaits....