March 28 - Passing Over to the Music
Maundy Thursday -- down to Pacifica, to rendezvous with violinists Carolyn Lowenthal and Ralph Morrison, violist Marian Taylor, and cellist Elizabeth Morrison (a Swarthmore graduate), at the Morrisons' scenic aerie overlooking the Pacific, listening to them rehearse
Alban Berg's String Quartet, Op. 3, and rehearsing Samuel Barber's Dover Beach, Op. 3.
all around, looking forward to The Opus Project presents Opus 3 (8pm, Saturday, March 30).
to Diablo Valley College, and
Quiz 10 for the Theoreticians,
featuring musical examples drawn from George Gershwin, Kurt Weill, Sergei Prokofiev, and Anton Webern.
With no time to spare, head through the Coast Ranges, over the
and down viewful
homeward to confront the eighth letter of the Russian alphabet ("zheh"), score-study page 9 of Berg's Altenberg Lieder: I, and begin the composition of The Decameron - Fourth Day: Novel 2.