Saturday, October 15, 2016

Jonah, Op. 258

Op. 258 JONAH (October 15, 2016)
     Fish Story for Voices and Instruments
          I. Fish Story
          II. Belly Dance
          III. Assyrian Wipe-Out
          IV. Out of his Gourd


Saturday, October 1, 2016

The Decameron: Sixth Day, Op. 257

Op. 257 THE DECAMERON (October 1, 2016)
100 Novels for Voices and Instruments
SIXTH DAY / Introduction
Novel I.  A knight offers to carry Madonna Oretta on horseback
     with a story
Novel II.  Cisti gives Messer Geri Spina to know that he has asked
     that of him which he should not
Novel III.  Monna Nonna de' Pulci silences the Bishop of Florence
Novel IV.  Chichibio converts Currado Gianfigliazzi's wrath into
Novel V.  Messer Forese da Rabatta and Master Giotto deride one
     another's scurvy appearance
Novel VI.  Michele Scalza proves to certain young men that the
     Baronci are the best gentlemen in the world
Novel VII.  Madonna Filippa, being found by her husband with her
     lover, is cited before the court, and by a ready and jocund answer
     acquits herself
Novel VIII.  Fresco admonishes his niece not to look at herself in the
     glass, if 'tis, as she says, grievous to her to see nasty folk
Novel IX.  Guido Cavalcanti by a quip meetly rebukes certain
     Florentine gentlemen who had taken him at a disadvantage
Novel X.  Fra Cipolla promises to shew certain country-folk a
     feather of the Angel Gabriel, in lieu of which he finds coals