February 28 - Certain Collected Connected Candles

Joint birthday celebration for Harriet and Megan, with Tony, Flora, and Felicia over.

Previous to this,

out and about,

preparing for same.  Post, produce instrumental parts for Portraits of ___ (Some Multipe of 3) Women: V. Jackie in the Southwest

High 62 (10 Days 70's, 37 Days 60's / 12 Days 50's).

February 27 - Winds of Change

Rehearsal at Diablo Valley College for The Opus Project presents Opus 26, including

Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)     
     Wind Quintet, Op. 26 (1924)
          III. Etwas langsam [Somewhat slowly]

Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)         
     Finlandia, Op. 26 (1900)

Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915)     
     Symphony No. 1 in E Major, Op. 26 (1900)
          I. Lento

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)     
     Fantasia on Christmas Carols (1912)
          The Truth Sent from Above [Herfordshire Carol, 1909]

Gustav Holst (1874-1934)         
     Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda [1200 BC], Op. 26 (1912)
          First Group - I. Battle Hymn [of Indra]

Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)         
     Song of the Nightingale (1917)
          Chinese March

Anton Webern (1883-1945)         
     Das Augenlicht [The Light of the Eye], Op. 26
          (1935, Hildegard Jone, 1891-1963)

Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)         
     Piano Concerto No. 3, Op. 26 (1921)
         II. Tema - Andante

Paul Creston (1906-1985)              
     Alto Saxophone Concerto, Op. 26 (1941)
          II. Meditative (Conclusion)

Mark Alburger (b. 1957)         
     Sinfonietta, Op. 26 (1984)   
          I. Allegretto

Scott Sterling (b. 1970)         
     DotSotR: Dancing on the Steps of the Round (2010)

Alberto Ginastera (1916-1983)     
     Quartet No. 2, Op. 26 (1958)
          I. Allegro rustico (Excerpt)

Albert Roussel (1869-1937)         
     Two Poems of [Pierre de] Ronsard [1524–1585], Op. 26, No. 1 (1924)
          I. Rossignol, mon Mignon (Nightingale, My Beauty)

George Enescu (1881-1955)         
     Cello Sonata No. 2 in C Major, Op. 26, No. 2 (1935)
           III. Andantino cantabile, senza lentezza

Oliver Knussen (b. 1952)         
     Songs Without Voices, Op. 26 (1992)
           IV. Adagio e rubato (Introduction)


Out afterwards with

Carole Cloud and Paul Mooney,

returning late.



down to Cybercopy for parts-and-scores preparation, also produce the former for Portraits of ___ (Some Multiple of 3) Women: IV. Marlena somewhere in there -- high falling 7 degrees to 68 (10 Days 70's, 36 Days 60's / 12 Days 50's)... 2 degrees cooler still (66) in Pleasant Hill.

February 26 - Line Up

Quiz 7 for the Diablo Valley College Theoreticians -- the musical examples drawn from the works of J.S. and C.P.E. Bach, W.A. Mozart, Franz Xaver Gruber, and Frederic Chopin --

making a beeline

thereafter west for a

coiffe and beyond to errands in Marin,

including arranging for standard vehicular maintance,

returning via


looping on


cross-cutting along



producing the instrumental parts for Portraits of ___ (Some Multiple of 3) Women: III. Eve,

on finally the 10th day of summer, high 75 (73 Pleasant Hill, 74 San Rafael).

February 25 - Soon Off Camera

Review of Week 7 material with the Diablo Valley College Music Theoreticians,


to produce the instrumental parts for Portraits of ___ (Some Multiple of 3) Women: II. Arizona Diva as the


rages --

high 66 (9 Days 70's, 35 Days 60's / 12 Days 50's), 70 again in Pleasant Hill.

February 24 - Play On

W.A. Mozart Sonata in C Major, K. 545, for Dictation / Keyboard-Solfege / Board Harmony, with Riley Foster serving as a 21st-century young-composer-performer analogue thereafter.








Carol subsequently,

returning, via yet another new print cartridge, to begin the instrumental parts for Portraits of __ (Some Multiple of 3) Women, with I. Teacher in Red Glasses, high 69 locally (9 Days 70's, 34 Days 60's / 12 Days 50's) and a bona fide summer-temp 70 in Pleasant Hill.

February 23 - Wake Up

J.S. Bach Cantata No. 140 ("Wachet Auf"): VII for Dictation / Board-Harmony with the Theoretians









and errands,

finishing the vocal score re Portraits of ___ (Some Multiple of 3) Women, specifically XV-XI (79 pages total),

over engaging Egyptian exhibitions.  High 63 locally (9 Days 70's, 33 Days 60's / 12 Days 50's) and in Pleasant Hill.