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2013-08-18 - 2:27 p.m.

A video from Didier using a GI-IC piece

Another video from Didier using a GI-IC piece

A new video from Didier using a GI-IC piece

On the lower widget there is a new tune - Attachment Protection.

The operas at Tete a Tete at the Riverside were great last night. The first, Hidden Valley, was 90mins long. We had front seats and could watch the band - piano, harp and prcussion/vibes. The story was quite traditional - the daughter of the divine king Modred falls in love with a mortal etc - quite Shakespearean. Performers and musicians were great and included Kerry Andrew amongst the chorus. She wrote the community opera Woodwose which I saw at the Wigmore Hall a few weeks back.

The second opera was only 30 mins and was written by Kerry Andrews. There was a 4 piece of piano, elec gtr, clarint/bass clarinet and percussion. The musical conception was more advanced in this piece - quite Feldmanesque. The theme was wildwater swimming and the reaction of the river spirits.

Steph is going to Edb today and so couldnt linger. I had a couple of glasses in the usual Hammersmith pub.

I have been working through the yellow John Coltrane yellow book. Even the II V lines are inspiring.

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