Composer at Work

56.-Welder-making-boilers-for-a-ship-Combustion-Engineering-Company.-Chattanooga-Tennessee-June-1942.-Reproduction-from-color-slide.-Photo-by-Alfred-T.-Palmer.-Prints-and-Photographs-Division-Library-of-CongressPosting will be very sparse in the next few weeks as I have to finish up my piece for The Crossing, Mass for the Day of St. Thomas Didymus. The piece sets portions of the Denise Levertov cycle of poems by that name, juxtaposed with the relevant portions of the Latin Mass Ordinary. The premiere is June 28 at The IceBox, part of the Crane Arts Center here in Philadelphia. Excuse me now while I pull down my visor and put my protective gloves back on…