March 7 - Partial Obfuscation

Thursday tends to be the

easiest / most relaxing day of the

work-semi-week --

with the

Theoreticians on their musical fingers and toes for Quiz 8...

the examples drawn from Frederic Chopin's Prelude in E Minor, Richard Wagner's Tristan und Isolde, Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto and Aida, Georges Bizet's Carmen, Erik Satie's Gymnopedie No. 1, and Charles Ives's Variations on "America". 

After an extended session,




ranch for composition re page 9 of The Decameron - Third Day: IX.  Gillette of Narbonne Craves Bertrand de Roussillon and score-studying Dmitri Shostakovich Theme and Variations in Bb Major (8).