April 13 - Carried Away

Begin Six Enneads for Voice and Orchestra, Op. 212 -- the first of two compositions inspired by a conversation with Chris re the Neoplatonist philosopher Plotinus and the Shakespearian Hamlet Polonius -- with

I. Pleasure and Pain.

By evening of this 25th day of summer (high back down to 78),

out for errands,

and home

to visit the

24th letter of the Russian alphabet ("tseh") and email out the pdf's of Igor Stravinsky's Fireworks to Opus Project Orchestra members, over a movie with Harriet, and, late,

learn to change a few presumptuous defaults on the partially-useful MacBook Pro...