My student Charlie put me onto this song today. I’m smitten.
I arrived home from Chicago last evening around 9.30 p.m., and I promptly decided not to unpack, but rather to watch the opening salvo of Downtown Abbey II on PBS. I am SO glad to see these characters again. And Maggie Smith gets the BEST lines!
Today was back-to-the-office time, including a tour of the new academic building at Webster. Save for that one day last week, I’d been away from the office for 2.5 weeks. I was ready to return, but the mound of ‘must do’ seems to grow daily right now.
I’m teaching a new class this term, which means all sort of prep work now, and then for each class session. I must pick music this week for each of my voice students. We have the Cornell Glee Club on campus for a Wednesday evening concert. And I seem to be inundated with meetings this week. And our full-time faculty are meeting for a long-term planning session on Friday afternoon. Such is the life during the week before school begins.
Now for some composing time this evening……