Thursday, March 25, 2010

March 25 - Let There Be Enlightenment

Another early Heraclitan morn (after a very late night putting pdfs into Scribd for use at and through

Lagoon Valley and

Mountains, down past

Long Barn and the Chinese Wall,

on the Diablo

Straightaway until the straight way is lost at

Treat Boulevard, up

Geary Road to

Acalanes Ridge, for more brilliance from Jia and company at St. Mary's Perceiving the Performing Arts class with presentations on

Bill T.



Forsythe (including a youtube video of part of his One Flat Thing, Reproduced, and

a post-


dance), and



(showcasing another youtube clip --

the end of her dance on

Igor Stravinsky's

The Rite of Spring).

Exiting stage north, stunned to see a classic old California bungalow (above from a little more than a year ago, on March 7, 2009)

crushed in the





Diablo follows with

Quiz 9, on early 20th-century harmony, featuring musical examples from

Charles Ives's Serenity, Scott Joplin's The Entertainer, Claude Debussy's Children's Corner and Piano Preludes, and Igor Stravinsky's Firebird, Petrushka, and The Rite of Spring.

After a brief respite,

home past the

highlands for more

Psalm 13 (page 5) and Song of Solomon: II. I Am the Rose of Sharon (4),

re-collapsing early.