Monday, February 8, 2010

February 8 - Some Week

Do the first two movements of the all-treble version of Job: A Masque before levitating into the gloom near Mt. Diablo, for a sunny Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 ("Choral"): IV. Ode to Joy (C major version) for Theory. Hatless, it is a class mostly in the half-light, with -- re D Dorian, D Minor, and E Phrygian -- in the Gregorian Chant Chapter.

After, one makes one's way past Dinosaur and the

Briones Hills to

St. Mary's to do a dry run of the first day of the spring semester teaching at this august institution in

Dante Hall

Room 204.

Perhaps like 101, one knows what's in it before arriving, chairs in a semi-circle, just about enough room to set up the bells and whistles in the back. Have received a relatively 11th-hour proviso from colleagues that we meet 15 minutes before class to determine how the first day's time will be utilized, so, want to be prepared for any contingency.


return on 24 homeward to the composition of page 24 composed for Vespers: II. Psalm 109: Dixit Dominus, and publication-preparation, page 7, of Psalm 5,