December 10 - Drumming

Vahid Bagheri's Music Theory Student Teaching is a wonderful demonstration in his virtuosity on the dumbek (having previously his santur excellence). 

Previous to this, a major presentation of Composition 4's (some of which had appeared interspersed earlier), including impressive works by Limouges Isom and

Martin Lejano. 

The morning

80 /




Solano and

Contra Costa, and

the afternoon,

the latter including



a luncheon,


and return to prepare for evening class.  

Write 8 Bars of Music
With at least two notes at once at some point...
Where is Music Going?  Your speculations on the future of the art (5 or more sentences)

Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 5: I
Richard Strauss - Also Sprach Zarathustra: Introduction
Igor Stravinsky - The Rite of Spring: Dances of the Adolescents
Aaron Copland - Appalachian Spring: II. Allegro
Leonard Bernstein - West Side Story: Cool
Terry Riley - In C

Review week for the Historians, including info on Part II for the Final (I posted here a week ago).  Also a relief to hear from Bonnie Hughes at Berkeley Arts Festival that we are on there for The Opus Project presents Opus 12 (8pm, Saturday, December 28), and likely beyond to mid-2014 --

celebrate over videos with Harriet, composing page 7 of The Decameron - Fourth Day: II.