October 14 - Weather Report

203rd day of summer, high 80 -- Harriet out on a job early.  Week 9 for the Theoreticians (always a pleasure), with Whole Tone Scales on C and Db, F# / Gb Major, Bb and Eb Minor, the Chord Progression CM7 - C - C/E - C/G - G7 - C/G, C Chords (Caug, C, Cm, Cdim), Scott Joplin's The Entertainer as Dictation / Keyboard-Solfege / Board Harmony, plus brief video-notation excerpts from Charles Ives's The Unanswered Question and Three Quarter-Tone Piano Pieces: III, Arnold Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire: I and Six Little Piano Pieces: I, II, and VI -- also communally producing a chance-generated tone-row from student suggestions.  Quick progression homeward to conclude for now At a Medical Deposition and Psalm 102 at page 55.  Begin sending out Igor Stravinsky Petrushka: Russian Dance parts to Opus Project folks.