June 4 - Night Once More / To Be In the Crosshairs, or Not

More catch-up, composing page 15 of Hamlet: Act I, Scene 1, beginning score-study of Alban Berg's Three Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 6, No. 1,

with a late night blast to The University of California at Davis

Library, almost satisfactorily studying Charles Ives's Holidays Symphony: The Fourth of July Finale, but more successfully coming to terms with Sergei Prokofiev's Hamlet, Op. 77, No. 1 ("The Ghost of Hamlet's Father") and Dmitri Shostakovich's Hamlet, Op. 32 -- and, voila!, also learn that, while the latter is farcical, DS returned seriously to the subject with a

score to Grigori Kozintsev's 1964 Hamlet, as his

Op. 116. so,

will definitely have to check that out next time...  75th day of summer, high again cooler at 84, re-reviewing the

William Walton / Lawrence Olivier Hamlet (1948).  Oh, yes, and finish designing teh postcard -- front and back... with Harriet's challenging and very helpful input -- for

Fresh Voices XIII

Mischief and Mayhem.