Monday, May 17, 2010
May 17 - Marginal Mondays
It's rained every Monday for quite some time --
will night never come?
Morning continuing orchestration (page 11) of The Creation: IV. and composition of Ave Maris Stella (which is also part of Vespers) before powering
up and out for Diablo Valley College Theory, with Manuela Ovalles doing a delightful dictation on the Disney
Caribbean, Amelia Broadhurst leading sight-singing from Anastasia, and Marvin Wu presenting a board-harmony/analysis of
Write up the Oakland East Bay concert at 21st-centurymusic.blogspot.com (and soon for 21st-centurymusic.com and in print for Commuter Times and 21st-Century Music) while
return to the lab to finish composing
Ave Maris Stella
and recording same with the Tritone Orchestra. There's just enough time to make it to
Lick-Wilmerding High to check in with the
excellent professionals who rehearse Job (including clarinetist Nora Adachi, pianist Keisuke Nakagoshi, cellist Joan Hadashi, conductor Martha Stoddard -- watched over here by the benificent, talented duo of Johns Bilotta and McGrew). All goes well, with a little singing re-inforcement re rhythms, style, tempi -- then a long return home via the Western margins of San Francisco to the borders and frontiers beyond.