Late night, evolve visuals for The Opus Project presents Opus 10 (8pm, Saturday, October 26, San Francisco Community Music Center, 544 Capp Street),
starting with a Bo Derek
with superimposition and
coloration (sepia-zation, really), in tandem with the 5 skeletons mirroring as ten above,
evolutionary alley, sending selected images off, with program information --
THE OPUS PROJECT presents
OPUS 10 - 8pm, Saturday, October 26, 2013, Community Music Center, 544 Capp Street, San Francisco, CA
A Multi-Media Event, with Sarita Cannon, Michael Stubblefield, Lo Chau, Melissa Smith, Naomi Stine, and The Opus Project Quartet and Orchestra
Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951) String Quartet No. 2, Op. 10, No. 3 (1908)
Bela Bartok (1881-1945) Image, Op. 10, No. 2 (1910)
Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971) Petrushka: Russian Dance (1911)
Anton Webern (1883-1945) 5 Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 10 (1913)
Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953) Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 10: Allegro brioso (1912)
Darius Milhaud (1892-1975) Poem of Lucile de Chateaubriand, Op. 10 (1913)
Paul Hindemith (1895-1963) String Quartet No. 2, Op. 10, No. 1 (1918)
Kurt Weill (1900-1950) Frauentanz, Op. 10, No. 1(1923)
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) Symphony No. 1, Op. 10, No. 2: Trio (1925)
Samuel Barber (1910-1981) James Joyce Song, Op. 10, No. 1(1936)
Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) Bridge Variation, Op. 10, No. 1 (1937)
Oliver Knussen (b. 1952) Ocean de Terre, Op. 10, No. 1: Excerpt (1973)
John Bilotta (b. 1948) The Lottery in Babylon (EC 10) (2000)
Mark Alburger (b. 1957) Nocturnes for Insomniacs, Op. 10, No. 1 (1978)
-- to John Bilotta.
review of Week 7 material with the Theoreticians, plus the Dictation Scene from Amadeus,
Franz Xaver Gruber's Silent Night in a related spirit, evolving towards Board Harmony, and more imaginative Student Compostions of Round 2.
Immediately thereafter, substitute for Owen in Theory II, in a fast-forward history of 4-part "chorale-style" harmony -- medieval monophony as exemplified by Thomas of Celano's Dies Irae, medieval and renaissance polyphony in Machaut's Mass: I. Kyrie and Josquin's El Grillo, Martin Luther's monophonic A Mighty Fortress Is Our God, J.S. Bach (Cantata No. 80, first and last movements) and Felix Mendelssohn (Symphony No. 5 ["Reformation"]) choralic tropes on same, and Igor Stravinsky's related spin as the Great Chorale in Histoire du Soldat.
Much of the former becomes sight-singing of the day, with the Stravinsky as Dictation / Board Harmony (stretching beyond second-semester theory's usual harmonic bounds)...
towards the Arts Division for paperwork,
hard upon this,
back to the
and home to Harriet for more composition (page 43) re At a Medical Deposition and Psalm 102 -- also noting placement on
The Twelve Fingers and Symphony No. 1 ("It Wasn't Classical...").
a la Zoli's for the monthly
Goat Hall Productions Board Meeting,
and 11th-hour adventures as above. 191st day of summer, high 79.