First day of the Diablo Valley College Summer 2013 semester --
returning to Piano after a number of years... new book, new ready-to-go group,
early high-sun season commute.
Thereafter, south and
consult the scores of Benjamin Britten's Suite for Violin and Piano: March and the opening re Witold Lutoslawski's Concerto for Orchestra: Passacaglia.
pick up the again-errant music stand at the Arts Festival,
wing it homeward
splendor, to produce page 29 of Hamlet.
on the road
greet the Music Literature class in their first session: including air-violins,
a practice quiz, and
notes for the first real one...
F Lydian Scale
F G A B C D E F
F Major Scale
F G A Bb C D E F
Pattern of Whole and Half Steps in a Major Scale
Four Textures of Music
Monophonic - One line of music, strictly performed
Heterophonic - One line of music, freely performed
Polyphonic - More than one line of music, lines of equal importance
Homophonic - More than one line of music, one line more important
 Syria - Hurrian Hymn No. 6
 Turkey (Asia Minor) - Epitaph of Seikilos
 Giuseppe Verdi - Aida: Triumphal March
 Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade
 Maurice Ravel - Mother Goose Suite: III. The Princess of the Pagodas
 Francis Poulenc - Double Piano Concerto: I
Home late to score-study system 16 Alban Berg Three Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 6, No. 1, on this 88th day of summer -- high 88.