February 27 - Happy
Birthday celebration for Harriet at
Tisha's with Tom, down from Walla Walla.
We take a stroll along the Vallejo
then return for
dinner and desert.
The day (high 66)
and review of Quiz 7 material for the Theoreticians, plus continuing imaginative Student Compositions of Round 2,
to begin score-study of Bela Bartok's Orchestral Suite No. 1 (Op. 3) and Igor Stravinsky's Scherzo Fantastique (Op. 3),
and Vallejo-wise with
H.M.P. for the festivities. Upon return, we take in videos and various adventures -- late that evening, begin composing The Decameron - Third Day: IX. Gillette of Narbonne Craves Bertrand de Roussillon.