Thursday, December 29, 2011

December 29 - Day and Night Resolve

Harriet out for the day on a job, while on the homefront pdf of Street Songs 22 dispensed with, along with finishing the composition of Psalm 82 (14 pages total).  Also begin to address the ancillary library...

By late in the afternoon,

H has returned to the local area,

leaving her car at the repair shop overnight,

so proceed to rendezvous with her via a stop at the library

(the video enrichment including Jean-Philippe Rameau's Zoroastre [1749],

Dietrich Fischer Dieskau: Autumn Journey and A Franz Schubert Recital [1995],

Jose Cura: A Passion for Verdi [2001],

Modest Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov [1873],

Giacomo Puccini's Madama Butterfly [1904] in two versions [1986 and

2003], a wild face-decorated and ape-driven

Igor Stravinsky The Rake's Progress [1951, with this 1996 vision from the Salzburg Festival, make that a third arresting production taken in, along with the David Hockney and oil-well ones], the 1955 telecast of

Gian Carlo Menotti's Amahl and the Night Visitors [also 1951... has it worn as well as The Rake? hmm...], and

Joan Sutherland: Bel Canto Showcase [2001]),

as the sky



then return home for more

activities including 21st-Century Music update, continued photo scans, and filing re-organization, noting that a trove of old filmstrips and slides can serve as a basis for some chronology.