Tuesday, December 16, 2008

December 16 - The Progress of Time

Off to Marin, drop off the October 2008 Journal at the printer, find healthy recompense in the postbox, grade papers for three hours at Celia's, teach the evening class, with music of America, the Police, David Byrne, Mark Alburger, Tan Dun, Erling Wold, Osvaldo Golijov, Prince, Harry Gregson-Williams, Michael Torke, Nirvana, Stephen Clark, Symphony X, Radiohead, Death Cab for Cutie, Panic at the Disco, and intriguing student selections -- all the latter utilizing Wikipedia and YouTube.

In five years, student reports have evolved as below

2004 CDs and Tapes
2005 CDs and iPods
2006 iPods and CDs
2007 iPods and Computers
2008 Computers and Internet

Late in the lab recording Samson and Delilah: X. Delilah and part of XI. Dagon, plus chatting with Chris and Colin about the partial presentation of racier parts of Biblical epic at Fresh Voices X (2010).