Detour on the way home, to a church perched on the south side of Rills Ridge, with a window north to The Quarry and sunward to
Suisun Bay, the Mothball Fleet
Benicia Bridge, etc.
take the leisurely way,
walked a number of years ago,
via Lopes Road,
past Close Canyon,
freeways and thence home to edit even more of The Decameron - Fourth Day: X and Psalm 122 (pages 5 and 6 respectively),
over a variety of
enlightening videos with
The day begins with the
reverse of this
(on the 51st day of summer, highest even yet of year at 89, and 11th as 80-or-better for the year),
meeting the Theoreticians for Zihao's fine presentation of a pentatonic piece,
Board Harmony on Kurt Cobain's Heart-Shaped Box, (borrowed Add6 Chord from Minor) and
another wonderful composition from
plus another visit to Owen's class.
Also finish score-study of George Enescu's Symphony No. 2, Op. 17, No. 1 (Introduction, 1914 - four pages total), and begin that for the Alan Hovhaness Symphony No. 1, Op. 17: Andante maestoso (1937).
Sorab treats us to his expertise as marimbist in Music Theory (on DVC's impressive 5 1/2 octave giant -- C2 to G7 -- the largest type made, larger than the San Francisco Symphony's!),
with performances including a J.S. Bach Cello Suite No. 2 transcription, which, in its new incarnation sounds quite contemporary.
and after up to the Arts Division,
for belated paperwork from last week,
to grade papers (still behind, but at least starting to catch up),
rendezvous with the Literature students to finish with works from recent times, beginning the review for the Final (Part I, as below (for May 20):
Write Any Major Scale Other Than C, with Solfege
Write Any Minor Scale Other Than A, with Solfege
Six Periods of Aesthetic History (and Approximate Dates)
Ancient (before A.D. 400)
 China - Entrance Hymn for the Emperor
 Italy - Trotto
 Josquin - Scaramella
 J.S. Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 1: I
 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 7: II
 Giuseppe Verdi - Rigoletto: Quartet
afterward for the
first Board Meeting of The Opus Project, returning yet again late to edit more of The Decameron - Fourth Day: X (page 4) and Psalm 122 (5). 50th day of summer, by far the highest of the year, at 88, and 10th at 80 or better...