Monday, January 25, 2010

January 25 - Beginning Somewhere

And another semester at Diablo Valley College begins, with the perilous journey past

Mt. Diablo to the often perilous

parking lot, greeting

veteran Theoreticians (including Oren and

Nate) to



First session at Boards 1


3 and

4 (with a few corrections to be made, clearly) will be played tomorrow in class. No video today, and no keys in the Baldwin, much to our surprise (Chris was to have replaced the latter, but, tragically, his mother has passed away and he is detained) -- so, after our session, Doug heads out to replace a cord for the former (life in the music department often centering around cords and chords), while I look over the lab writing the fourth page of Vespers: II. Psalm 109: Dixit Dominus. Detour to Berkeley thereafter to drop off the March 2010 issue of 21st-Century Music for printing (also online at and, then,

via Pinole, home through heavy traffic to Harriet, more reorganization of the iTunes library (through Opus 100), more measures of Psalm 4 prepared for publication, and post all the Tritone audio for Sex and the Bible: The Opera (Part I) from

Abraham and Isaac through

Amazing Joseph at to honor requests from our new singers Theresa Nelson and Crystal Philippa.