Friday, January 1, 2010

Music, Pictures, Words

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Past and Upcoming Events

Complete Works (In Progress, Always)

Music History (Textbook)

21st-Century Music (Online Versions of the Monthly Journal) (Archive) (In Progress, Always)

Performing Groups
(San Francisco Composers Chamber Orchestra)
(San Francisco Cabaret Opera / Goat Hall Productions)


Thursday, December 31, 2009

December 31 - Envoi

Bassoon parts of Pini di Surriento and Salome Suite generated, The Gospel According to St. Matthew: L. The Last Judgement / The Annointment orchestrated, Journals mailed, up and out with Harriet down the 680 corridor,

past Mt. Diablo's


towards Sunol's Maguire Peaks,

delivering a transcript to LaVerne's in Fremont, near Mission and Monument, then farther

south through greater San Jose to

Route 152 beyond Gilroy






Pass then



the setting sun of

San Luis Reservoir

into the

Central Valley, continuing to

lower latitudes near Vasquez Rocks to the

Harris Ranch for dinner

and overnight. Happy New...

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

December 30 - Beyond the Mountains

Harriet again out (this time on a job), and the clarinet parts happen for Pini di Surriento and Salome Suite as well as the orchestration of San Timoteo Canyontata: I and Gospel Matthew: XLVIII. Sleepers, Awake!

Big trip is merely to the post office for stamps then back, with Harriet's return, a classic holiday dinner, and instrumentalizing Gospel Matthew: XLIX. The Three Servants.

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

December 29 - Morning and an Evening

Harriet's visiting Sharon in San Francisco, while the oboe parts for Pini di Surriento and Salome Suite and orchestration of The Gospel According to St. Matthew: XLVI. The Great Commandment are produced. Blitz to Berkely to up the January 2010 (plus October 2005 back) issue(s) of 21st-Century Music, dropping off Sex and the Bible score and CD to William and disk to Nanette, both in Oakland.

Diablo Valley Tritone Orchestra recording is next -- specifically

Pini di Surriento:

IV. Torna a Via Appia


The Gospel According to St. Matthew:

XLIV. The Temple

XLV. The Tenants in the Vineyard

Then home, rendezvousing with Harriet, composing Psalm 147, and orchestrating Gospel Matthew: XLVII. Jerusalem (Lauda Jerusalem).

Monday, December 28, 2009

December 28 - Everything in Black and White

Begin score preparation and produce the flute parts for Pini di Surriento and Salome Suite, plus orchestrate The Gospel According to St. Matthew:

XLV. The Tenants in the Vineyard.