August 14 - Progressive Revelation



The hour


approaches...



Music Appreciation -- DVC San Ramon, Fall 2017!


 Looking towards Quiz 1, as a worksheet-exercise...


C Major Scale

C   D   E   F   G   A   B   C
1    2    3   4   5    6    7  1(8)
Do Re Mi Fa Sol La Ti  Do



Notes in One Octave of a Piano Keyboard
(black notes above [which can be called "sharp" or "flat"], and white notes below)

    C#    D#         F#   G#  A#
    Db    Eb         Gb  Ab   Bb
C        D    E    F    G    A    B    C



Five Basic Ways of Making Sound (optional ethonomusic terms in parentheses below)

Wind (Aerophone)
Solid-Body (Idiophone)
Drum (Membranophone)
String (Chordophone)
Electricity (Electrophone)



Listening

[1970] Richard Strauss - Also Sprach Zarathustra: I. Introduction
                             (Thus Spake Zarathustra)
http://markalburgermusichistory.blogspot.com/2008/01/universe-c-13730000000-waves.html

[1980] Gustav Holst - The Planets: I. Mars
http://markalburgermusichistory.blogspot.com/1980/01/solar-system-c-4600000-bc-oscillation.html


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See you Wednesday!

June 22 - Is This Really Necessary?


Print vocal scores of 2017: An Opera in Multiple Unnecessary Acts, Op. 261, at


Cybercopy, in preparation for Goat Hall / San Francisco Cabaret Opera auditions this weekend and performances of same this August as part of Fresh Voices XVII in Vallejo, Berkeley, and SF. 


Before this,


the way down there, after,


lunch at Magoo's and a


circuituous return via


Willow Pass,


4,


Antioch Bridge,


160, 


Rio Vista,


12, and


113 --


returning to compose page 13 The Decameron: Eighth Day, Op. 266: Novel III - Calandrino, Bruno, and Buffalmacco Go In Quest of the Heliotrope beside the Mugnone, as the heat wave continues on this 83rd day of summer, all-time high of the year at 109 -- 7 straight days above the century mark (Fairfield / Pleasant Hill, 105; Antioch / Rio Vista, 107)...

June 21 - Deep Thoughts


San Francisco Composers Chamber Orchestra Board Meeting --


debriefing from the Spring 2017 Concert, and planning for the fall


(8pm, Saturday, November 4, 2017, St. Mark's Lutheran Church, SF, CA).


A


dizzying


drive


down


on this


82nd day of summer,


high 104,


2nd highest temperature,


after the pair of 107's


on June 16-17, and


6th day in a row above 100...

Fairfield, 99
Pinole, 73
Berkeley, 65
San Francisco, 70

Compose page 12 The Decameron: Eighth Day, Op. 266: Novel III - Calandrino, Bruno, and Buffalmacco Go In Quest of the Heliotrope beside the Mugnone before departing...

June 20 - Warning Signs


Medical


rounds,


down


to


Chadbourne,


up Travis,


subsequently


to a


prescription run and encounter at


Vacaville


Community


Medical


Center.


After an interval,


back to


Western Dental,


on the 81st day of summer, 5th in a row above 100, back down 5 to 102 (AABBA of 102-102-107-107-102) -- 99 in Fairfield.  Compose page 11 The Decameron: Eighth Day, Op. 266: Novel III - Calandrino, Bruno, and Buffalmacco Go In Quest of the Heliotrope beside the Mugnone in celebration...