Monday, October 13, 2008

October 13 - Apocalyptic Sartori Serpents

Find the Opera Apocalypse photos at -- here's an Antigone group shot from September 28.

Following this, enough orchestration done on Moses and Aaron: IV. Moses, Moses in the morning that an initial recording is made in the lab after class, along with II. Woman Conceived and III. And He Spied.

Directly before, dictation in Theory is last five measures of moving bass line from Igor Stravinsky's The Firebird, plus video of The Rite of Spring, and the tone-row exercise, a bit early. We also take a look at Scott Joplin's Maple Leaf Rag at

Home with Harriet in the evening, and finish M&A: IV instrumentation, beginning same on V. What Is in Your Hand?" (O.K. so the image is not exactly the biblical story -- although it looks like it might have a tangent to the Adam and Eve bit -- bit it did pop up during a googling of "Moses's Rod Turns Into a Serpent"... and no, we're not going to discuss this further...)