Monday, September 28, 2009
September 28 - Bearing Up
Print out the parts for the first two movements of Elijah Ghost, present Theory dictation on J.S. Bach's Cantata 140 ("Wachet Auf") chorale and go over B, F#, and C (the latter in Melodic) Minor plus Bb & Eb Major, pass off keyboard component of Quiz 6 with Pamela and Jeff, attempt a rhythmic transcription of Bernie's amazing guitar work, take a listen to John Veitch's latest piano piece (and he to Elijah Rock: III. Rehoboam [Chronology and Call]), coffee break with Doug, and record Tritone Orchestra versions of
THE PASSION ACCORDING TO ST. MATTHEW, Op. 55
XX. . . . QUADRUPLE FUGATO ". . . Golgotha"
[...INTERLUDE (The Nailing to the Cross)
CHORUS I (The Abuse of the Crowd)
RECAPITULATION (The Charge Against Him)
CHORUS II (The Lament of the Disciples)]
XXI. SPECIES COUNTERPOINT (After Zarlino) "He Saved Others" (At the Cross)
XXII. CANONIC PALINDROME "Eli, Eli, Lama sabachta'ni"
XXIII. OSTINATO-CANON "It Is Finished" (Trope II)
XXIV. CANTUS FIRMUS "And Behold"
Home to Harriet in the evening shadows, another orchestrated page (6) of The Gospel According to St. Matthew: XVI. The Call, and raccoons cavorting on the roof in the late hours.