Chorus has started. One of the pieces we're doing is "Chichester Psalms" by Leonard Bernstein, which I have done before, but not for many years. At yesterday's rehearsal, we worked on the second movement and came across the best musical notation I have ever seen. The men are just coming off a really fast, dark, almost scary section, and then the women come in with a soft, sweet line above them, with the following instruction:
"Blissfully unaware of impending threat"
But how do you say that in Italian?
Speaking of impending threats, this is probably my favorite commentary so far on the Wall Street bailout: