Thursday, October 23, 2008
October 23 - A.K.A. Just Add Water and Stir
Finish the orchestration of Moses and Aaron: X. Caccia - "And the People Fled", give Test 10 to the Theoreticians (Added Tones, a.k.a. Non-Chord or Non-Harmonic Tones, with examples drawn from George Gershwin, Kurt Weill, Sergei Prokofiev, and Anton Webern), then record M&A:X, with added audio files of
Crowds of people walking
Former two panned left to right, with sea waves ultimately descending in volume, the latter cut short and minimum-maximum-minimum volumed.
Return home to begin orchestrating XI. Duet and Chorus - "Sing to the Lord / Bitter Water." -- a.k.a. The Songs of Moses and Miriam + the Israelites raising objections in the desert -- an inundation of G.F. Handel's Israel in Egypt: Part II excerpts and Igor Stravinsky's Rite of Spring: Tableau II beginning, in a white-note, untransposed-transpositions (i.e. instruments such as A Clarinet and F Horn are re-interpreted in C), steady-meter variant.