Friday, October 31, 2014

Martian Gardens for November 2 & 5, 2014


MARTIAN GARDENS
 
WMUA .ORG
Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
November 2, 2014

TAINTRADIO.ORG
webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: November 5, 2014
Host: Max Shea

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog
email: maxtshea@gmail.com

SINGLE PLAY 

John Cage: Selections from Four Walls
a. Scene VI (3:23)
b. Scene VII (3:01)
The Works for Piano Volume 5
Mode Records/2003
piano:  Haydée Schwartz; vocal: Jack Bruce (b); piano recorded at Slee Hall, SUNY Buffalo, October 1995; voice recorded at Clinton Sound Studios, New York City, October 13, 2002; composition year: 1944; total excerpts time: 6:24

In memory of Jack Bruce (May 14, 1943 -- October 25, 2014)

SET ONE
Tom Johnson: Eggs and Baskets
Correct Music
Populist Records/2012
(for clarinet, viola, and narration); clarinet: Brian Walsh; viola: Andrew Nathaniel McIntosh; narration: Douglas Wadle; recorded at the home of Dr. William Rutherford, Mount Washington, California, 2012; composition year: 1987; time: 6:35

Daniel Goode: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
I. 2:49
II. 3:39
III. 4:03
Annbling
New World Records/2014
clarinet: Daniel Goode; piano: Douglas Martin; recorded in New York City, 2012; composition years: 1959-1960, total time: 10:36

Arie Shapira: Gideon Kleins Marterstraße  
Different Compositions 1967-20003  
Arie Shapira/2003  
voice: Arie Shapira; piano: Uriel Tzachor; violin: Carmela Leiman; clarinet: Ilan Schul; composition year: 1977; time: 3:24

SET TWO
Noah Creshevsky: Autumn
The Four Seasons
Tzadik/2013
electroacoustic music: Noah Creshevsky; ingredients may include -- clarinets: Sherman Friedland, Al Margolis; clarinet, alto sax: Alex Kontoravich; tenor and alto saxes: Audrey Betsy Welber; tenor sax: Tedross Avery; trumpet: Ben Holmes; trumpet voice: Susan Watts; trombone: Monique Buzzarte; drums: Ray Marchica, Gregg Mervine; voice: Tomomi Adachi, Jeremiah Crawly, Amy Denio, Beth Griffith, Kathy Hanson, Chris Mann, Maria Mannisto; guitars, voice: Gary Heidt; guitars, Rodney Jones, Marco Oppedisano; banjo: Rich Gross; violins: Maria Kimura, Amy Zakar; basses: Orin Buck, Lonnie Plaxico, Heather Chriscaden Versace; composition years: 1992--2013; master composition year: 2013; time: 8:54

Leo Kupper: Elohim
from Rezas Populares do Brazil
Ways of the Voice
Pogus Productions/2002
(for bass baritone, mezzo soprano, and digital processing); mezzo-soprano: Anna Maria Kieffer; bass: Eduardo Janho-Abumrad; electronics: Leo Kupper; recorded in Brussels; composition year: 1998; time: 3:28

Annea Lockwood: Dusk
Ground of Being
Recital Records/2014
acousmatic sounds (low frequencies from seafloor hydrothermal vents and inverted bat calls) engineered by Annea Lockwood; tam tam: William Winant; percussion recorded at Systems Two, Brooklyn, New York; composition year: 2012; time: 7:06

John Cage: A Room
The Works for Piano 8
The Complete Short Works for Prepared Piano
Mode Records/2007
prepared piano: Philipp Vandré; recorded at Hessischer Rundfunk, Frankfurt; 2001--2002; composition year: 1943; time: 2:43

SET THREE
Mari Kimura: Variants (J. C. Risset)
Polytopia
Bridge Records/2007
(composer: Jean-Claude Risset, for violin and signal processing); violin: Mari Kimura; recorded at Harvestworks, New York City, Autumn 2004, computer programming: Jean-Claude Risset, Mari Kimura; composition year: 1994; revised 2006; time: 8:02

Jean-Claude Risset: L'Autre face
Electro Acoustic Music 1 (various artists)
Neuma Records/1990
(for soprano and tape); soprano: Maria Tegzes; computer-generated tape: Jean-Claude Risset; composition year: 1983; time: 11:24

SET FOUR
Joan La Barbara: Autumn Signal
Voice is the Original Instrument -- Early Works 1974 - 1980
Lovely Music, Ltd./2003
voice, Buchla synthesizer: Joan La Barbara; premiered at Metamusic Festival, Berlin, October 22, 1978; time: 13:18
 

David R. Mooney: At the Hot Dog Dam (Concert Version)
Interior Landscape
David R. Mooney/2013
musique concrète, processing: David Mooney (sounds from around Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania); time: 7:51

SET FIVE
François Bayle: selections from Toupie dans le ciel
a. Part 3 (4:17)
b. Part 4 (2:14)
Erosphère
INA-GRM/1982
musique concrète, processing: François Bayle; recorded at INA-GRM, Paris, 1976; total excerpts time: 6:31

Francis Dhomont: Drôles D'oiseaux
Jalons
empreintes DIGITALes/2001
electronic music: Francis Dhomont; realized at GMEB (IMEB), Bourges, Cher, France, and at the composer's studio, Avignon, France, 1985-1986; first version premiered at Festival Synthèse,  Bourges, June 2, 1985; composition years: 1985, 1986, revised 2001; time: 14:51

In celebration of Francis Dhomont's 88th birthday (b. Paris, France, November 2, 1926)

SET SIX
José Vicente Asuar: Affaire des Oiseaux 
Opus 30 Vol. 1 (1970-1983) (various artists) 
Mnémosyne Musique Média/2003
electroacoustic music realized at GMEB (IMEB), Bourges, Cher, France, 1976; time: 12:00

Robert Scott Thompson: Outward to Infinitude
Repeated by Dreams
Aucourant Records/2014
electroacoustic music realized at the composer's studio, Roswell, Georgia, 2010; time: 8:48

SET SEVEN
Steven Ricks: Can Improv 1
Available Resonances
Comprovise Records/2012
computer realized sounds: Steven Ricks; improvised and recorded by Steven Ricks, 2009-2011; time: 10:21

Coppice: Whiting Belt -- Sweet Thread (Topple)
MusicWorks #120 (various artists)
MusicWorks Magazine/2014
samplers, filters, electronics: Noé Cuéllar, Joseph Kramer; time: 4:17

Evidence: Burden
Iris (CD/DVD)
Deep Listening/2007
samplers, filters, electronics: Stephan Moore, Scott Smallwood; composed for video artist Walter Wright; time: 7:18


-- FIN -- 

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Martian Gardens for October 26, 2014


MARTIAN GARDENS
 
WMUA .ORG
Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
October 19, 2014

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog
email: maxtshea@gmail.com

FUND DRIVE WEEK, NO SET LIST.

SELECTIONS PLAYED

Henry Brant: Ghosts and Gargoyles
I. 4:01
II. 3:56
III. 1:02
IV. 2:07
V. 2:24
VI. 0:51
VII. 0:20
VIII. 1:38
IX. 1:15
X. 3:42
Music for Massed Flutes
New World Records/2006
The New York Flute Club; conductor: Robert Aitken, soloist and conductor; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, April 5, 2006; composition year: 2001; total time: 21:30

Neely Bruce: Eight Ghosts
a. 49 (3:38)
b. 38 (2:05)
c. 25 (3:35)
d. 58 (1:18)
e. 39 [Marilyn Monroe] (5:26)
f. 21 (2:21)
g. 28 (2:49)
h. 28 (1:52)

The Plague & Other Vocal Works
The Electric Phoenix Sing Neely Bruce
Mode Records/1991
vocal group: The Electric Phoenix; text: Michael McClure, "Ghost Tantras" (1964), recorded at October Sound, London, July 1989; composition year:1989; total time: 19:39


George Crumb: The Ghosts of Alhambra (Spanish Songbook I)
I. Alba (Dawn) (2:59)
II. Las Seis Cuerdas (The Six Strings) (3:58)
III. Danza (Dance) 1:25
IV. Paisaje (Landscape) 3:02)
V. Ay! (1:59)
VI. Malagueña (2:45)
VII. Memento (2:24)

The Complete Crumb Edition, Vol. 15
Bridge Records/2011
(for voice, guitar, and percussion); baritone: Patrick Mason; guitar: David Starobin; percussion: Daniel Druckman; texts: Federico Garcia Lorca; recorded at the Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, June 2010; composition year: 2009; total time: 18:57


John Thow: All Hallows
a. Movement I (6:25)
b. Movement II (5:15)
c. Movement III (6:05)
Music for Chamber Ensemble (various composers)
Neuma Records/1992
The Boston Musica Viva, director: Richard Pittman; composition year: 1982; time: 17:50

Henning Christiansen:  reality is a ghost in my mind (cruelty & terror), op. 74
Ghosts and Monsters (various artists)
Technology and Personality in Contemporary Music
Leonardo Music Journal CD Series Volume 8
Electronic Music Foundation/1998
(electronic music on tape); recorded in Denmark, May 7, 1998; composition years: 1986-1998; time: 5:45

Alvin Lucier: Nothing is Real (Strawberry Fields Forever) (Lennon/McCartney)
Ghosts and Monsters (various artists)
Technology and Personality in Contemporary Music
Leonardo Music Journal CD Series Volume 8
Electronic Music Foundation/1998
composer: Lennon/McCartney, arr. Alvin Lucier, 1990, for piano and electronic processing; piano: Margaret Leng Tan; recorded at Radio Bremen, 1998; time: 9:15

J.C. Combs: Trinity 666 - The Last Train to Hell
Safe Passage -- ImprovFriday Event Sessions
Electroshock Records/2010

sound collage, electronics: J.C. Combs; time: 646

Robert Ashley: The Wolfman
Source - Music of the Avant Garde 1968-1971 (various artists)
The Digital Reissue of the Source Magazine LPs on Compact Discs 
Pogus Productions/2009
vocals: Robert Ashley; live electronics: Gordon Mumma; recorded at the First Festival of Live Electronic Music, University of California Davis, 1967; composition year: 1964; time: 15:39

Robert Normandeau: Malina 
Clair de terre
emreintes DIGITALes/2001
(electroacoustic music); realized at IMEB, Bourges, France and at the composer's studio, 1999-2000; premiered at Festival Synthèse, Bourges, Cher, France, June 17, 2000; time: 15:02

-- FIN --

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Martian Gardens for October 19 & 22, 2014


MARTIAN GARDENS
 
WMUA .ORG
Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
October 19, 2014

TAINTRADIO.ORG
webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: October 22, 2014
Host: Max Shea

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog
email: maxtshea@gmail.com

SINGLE PLAY 

Mari Kimura: Subharmonic Partita
The World Below G and Beyond
Works for Subharmonic Violin and Interactive Computer
Mutable Music/2005
violin: Mari Kimura; recorded at Harvestworks and Systems II, composition year: 2005, using melodies from J.S. Bach's Partita Prelude; time: 2:45 

SET ONE
Harry Partch: A Decent and Honorable Mistake (Samba)
Even Wild Horses, Act I, Scene I
Plectra and Percussion Dances

Bridge Records/2014
PARTCH ensemble (ingredients may include -- diamond marimba, Eroica, cymbal: Erin Barnes; voice: Paul Berkoids; kithara: Alison Bjorkedahl; canon, surrogate kiethara, Eroica: Matt Cook; cloud chamber bowls, chromelodeon: David Johnson; saxophone: Ulrich Krieger; percussion: Yumi Lee; canon: Tom Peters; guitars, canons: John Schneider; adapted viola: Derek Stein; bowls, bass marimba, Eroica, fight bell: Nick Terry; bass marimba, voice: T.J. Roy; guitar, canons: Alex Wand); text: Arthur Rimbaud;  recorded at Disney Hall/Redcat Theatre, Los Angeles, June 9, 2013; composition year: 1952; total time: 3:01

Ross Bolleter: Time and Fevers Burn Away
Music Works #120 (various artists)
MusicWorks Magazine/2014
ruined piano: Ross Bolleter; time: 5:29

Ross Bolleter: Unfinished Business
Crow Country
Pogus Productions/2000
ruined bar piano exposed to the elements: Ross Bolleter; recorded at Nallan Sheep Station, Western Australia, July 1987; mastered at Goodshit Studios, Perth, Australia, September 1987; time: 11:15


Thomas Newman & Rick Cox: Goldmine Nectarine
35 Whirlpools Below Sound
Cold Blue Music/2014
piano, phase metals, sound effects, processing: Thomas Newman, Rick Cox; recorded in Pacific Palisades, California; time: 3:53

SET TWO
Amy Denio: I'm Glad Today is Monday
Prodigal Light
Spoot Music/2013
sound mash-up by friends of Amy Denio (story, transcription, narration: David Greenberger; horn, guitar, kick drum, bamboo flute, whistling, door bell: Frank Pahl; telephone messages: Jim McAdams (2 moments in musical museum ), Eli McBett (~ gli Egiziani: Lasciatemi caricare!), Francisco Lopez (~ tomatoes in a tub ); dog bark: Mary Grace Lawrence the Dog; theremin, sound sculpture: Jim McAdams; science set: Nick Ripley; electronic cello: Derek Johnson; tape squish sounds, gajangle: Bob Phillips; mouth sounds: Detonator Beth Lawrence; unspecified: Don Campau, Robin O'Brien) composition and mix: Amy Denio; recorded at Spoot Studios and Soli Sound Studios, West Seattle; time: 2:44


Little Bang Theory: Dmitri Rides Again
Toy Suites and Themes E.P.
Transmogrification/2011
toys, whistling: Frank Pahl; toys, voice: Terri Sarris; toys, drums: Dough Shimmin; time: 2:23


Tone Dogs: Klezzy
The Early Middle Years
Soleilmoon Records/1991
(traditional Serbian Klezmer, arr. Amy Denio); Tone Dogs (alto saxophone: Amy Denio; bass: Fred Chalenor; drums: Will Dowd); recorded at Dogfish Studio Complex, Newberg, Oregon, 1990; time: 2:42

Philip Perkins: Bartski
Mister Anyhow -- Live in the Studio 2011 -- 2014
Fun Music/2014
electronics, samples, processing: Phil Perkins; recorded at the composer's studio, San Francisco, time: 3:19

Amy Knoles: Hold It
2x10x10x10+1
Echograph Records/2001
percussion, synthesizers, samples: Amy Knoles; recorded at Echograph Studios, Los Angeles, time: 2:42

R. Weis: This Tape is Trash
Excitable Audible
R. Weis/2012
sampler, samples (used wad of painter's tape hitting an aluminum trashcan, improvised 5 tone vocal phrase I): Robert Weis; recorded at the composer's studio, Pittsburgh; time: 4:39

Kwisp: Mesopotamus
Teriyaki Vest Odyssey
Pinephone Recordings/2003
electric guitar, electronics, processing: Walter Funk; Sousaphone, trumpet, vocalizations: Reid Johnston; processing: Grant Miller; recorded at Pinephone Recordings, San Francisco; time: 4:09

Brian Eno: Energy Fools the Magician
Before and After Science
EG/1977 (CD issue 1987)
modified guitar: Fred Frith; drums: Phil Collins; fretless bass: Percy Jones; keyboards, vibraphone: Brian Eno; recorded in London and Köln, 1977; time: 2:03

SET THREE
Christian Wolff: For Morty
I Like to Think of Harriet Tubman -- Chamber Works, Volume 2
Mode Records/1998
(for vibraphone, glockenspiel, and piano); The Barton Workshop (percussion: Marcel Andriessen, Wim Konink; piano: Frank Denyer); director: James Fulkerson; recorded at The Hilversum Conservatorium, Hilversum, The Netherlands; c. 1994; composition year: 1987; time: 5:34

Morton Feldman: The Straits of Magellan
Intermediate Music -- Feldman Edition, Volume 4
Mode Records/2001
(for ensemble); The Turfan Ensemble (flute: Thaddeus Watson; horn: John Stobart; trumpet: William Forman; amplified guitar: Volker Höh; harp: Maria Strange; piano: Philipp Vandré; contrabass: Johannes Nied); directors: Phillipp Vandré, Thaddeus Watson; recorded at HR-Sendesaal, Frankfurt; 1996, 1997; composition year: 1961; time: 5:11

Jonathan Berger: An Island of Tears
Electro Acoustic Music II (various artists)
Neuma Records/1991
electroacoustic music on 4-channel tape realized at the CCRMA, Stanford University; composition year: 1991; time: 9:18

SET FOUR
Robert Scott Thompson: Repeated by Dreams
Repeated by Dreams
Aucourant Records/2014
electroacoustic music realized at the composer's studio, Roswell, Georgia, composition year: 2014; time: 8:38

Richard Karpen: Mass
Miniatures concrètes (various artists)
empreintes DIGITALes/1999
(computer music); realized at the Center for Advanced Research Technology in the Arts and Humanities (CARTAH), University of Washington, Seattle; composition year: 1996; time: 3:00

Richard Karpen: Dénouement
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 12 (various artists)
Composers in the Computer Age I
Centaur Records/1992
(computer music); realized at the School of Music Computer Center (SMCC), University of Washington, Seattle; composition year: 1991; time: 7:00

SET FIVE 
Maggi Payne: HUM
The Extended Flute
CRI/1999
(for flute and tape); flute: Maggi Payne; recorded at the Center for Contemporary Music, Mills College, Oakland; composition years: 1972-1973; time: 9:31

Pierre-Yves Artaud: Traits Suspendus (Paul Méfano)
Contemporary Flute Music
Neuma Records/1992
(for amplified contrabass flute; composer: Paul Méfano); amplified contrabass flute: Pierre-Yves Artaud; composition year: 1980; time: 4:20

Ilia Belorukov: Astir 
I Did What Was Possible to Quiet Us
Spectropol/2014
(electroacoustic music); realized at the composer's studio, Saint-Petersburg, Russia; time: 6:35

SET SIX
Ingrid Drese: Voix de l'aurore (Voice of the dawn)
Interstices
empreintes DIGITALes/2009
(electroacoustic music);
realized at Musiques & Recherches’ Métamorphoses d’Orphée studio in Ohain, Belgium, and at the composer’s studio, Brussels, 2006-2007; premiered at the 14th international acousmatic festival L’Espace du son at Théâtre Marni, Brussels, October 17, 2007; time: 14:00

David Tudor: Rainforest IV (Stockholm) [excerpt]
The Art of David Tudor 1963 -- 1992
New World Records/2013
(live electronic music); Composers Inside Electronics: John Driscoll, Phil Edelstein, Ralph Jones, Martin Kalve, David Tudor; recorded in Stockholm, Sweden, 1973; total excerpt time: 10:00 (TAINT radio); 7:00 (WMUA)

Beatriz Ferreyra: Les chemins du vent des glaces (Path of the icy wind)
Les Saisons (GMEB 1972 -- IMEB 2002) [various artists]
Mnémosyne Musique Media/2002
electroacoustic music realized at IMEB, Bourges, France, 2002; time: 11:00

John Luther Adams: Thunder*
The Mathematics of Resonant Bodies
Cantaloupe Music/2006
percussion: Steven Schick; recorded at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks; 2002-2003; composition year: 2002; time:8:41

John Luther Adams: Inuksuit 5 (excerpt)**
Inuksuit
Cantaloupe Music/2013 (for percussion, air raid sirens, and environmental sounds) percussion ensemble directed by Doug Perkins; recorded in the woods of Guilford, Vermont, 2012; composition year: 2009; time: 3:33 

*TAINT Radio version only
**WMUA Live version only

-- FIN --


Saturday, October 11, 2014

Martian Gardens for October 12 & 15, 2014


MARTIAN GARDENS
 
WMUA .ORG
Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
October 12, 2014

TAINTRADIO.ORG
webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: October 15, 2014
Host: Max Shea

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog
email: maxtshea@gmail.com

SINGLE PLAY 

Frank Pahl: Columbus on Guadeloupe
Transforms -- The Nerve Events Project (various artists)
Cuneiform Records/1993

brass instruments, guitar, electronics: Frank Pahl; time: 2:04

SET ONE
Roger Reynolds: Autumn Island
New Music Series Volume 2 (various artists)
Neuma Records/1988
marimba: Gordon Stout; composition year: 1986; time: 14:57

Roger Reynolds: Epigram and Evolution
Epigram and Evolution -- Complete Piano Works
Mode Records/2009
piano: Eric Huebner; recorded at the University of California San Diego; composition year: 1960; time: 7:09

SET TWO
Lei Liang: Lakescape II
Bamboo Lights
Bridge Records/2014
(for percussion trio); Rootstock Percussion (Chris Froh, Dan Kennedy, Loren Mach); recorded at Jackson Hall, University of California Davis, February 3, 2013; composition year: 2013; time: 6:26

Stuart Saunders Smith: Links No. 7 (New England Night Weave)
The Links Series of Vibraphone Essays
New World Records/2009
(for solo vibraphone); vibraphone: Jude Traxler; recorded at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, October 2008; composition year: 1989; time: 12:42

Thomas Newman & Rick Cox: Smith's Arcade
35 Whirlpools Below Sound
Cold Blue Music/2014
piano, effects: Thomas Newman; recorded at the Deep Sleep and SnakeHouse Studios, Pacific Palisades, California; time: 1:33

SET THREE
Thomas Newman & Rick Cox: Telegraph Vine
35 Whirlpools Below Sound
Cold Blue Music/2014
electronics, effects, field recordings: Rick Cox, Thomas Newman; recorded at the Deep Sleep and SnakeHouse Studios, Pacific Palisades, California; time: 1:33

Philip Perkins: Bendo
Mister Anyhow -- Live in the Studio 2011-14
Fun Music/2014
electronics, sampling, processing: Philip Perkins; recorded at the composer's studio, San Francisco; time: 4:59

R. Weis: Quantum Hayride
Mystery of the Egg
R. Weis/2012
electronics, sampling: Robert Weis; recorded at the composer's studio, New York City, 1994; time: 4:57

MonoNeon: Micro-School Walk
Possible Worlds Vol. 3 (various artists)
Spectropol/2014
electric bass, percussion, electronics: Dywane Thomas, Jr.; recorded 2013; time: 5:18

Laurie Spiegel: Clockworks  
The Expanding Universe
Unseen Worlds/2012  (orig. Philo LP/1981)
electronic music recorded on the GROOVE system, Bell Labs, March 1975; time: 5:20

SET FOUR 
Mara Helmuth: Abandoned Lake in Maine
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 36
The Composer in the Computer Age: Mara Helmuth Sound Collaboration
Centaur Records/2007
(computer music); created and recorded at the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati; Maine loons recorded by William Barklow, included on his CD "Voices of the Loon" on Swallowtail Records; composition year: 1997; time: 12:05

John Cage: Four6 (excerpt)
Music for Merce 1952 - 2009 [boxed set]
New World Records/2010
(for four unspecified instruments); laptops: Paul DeMarinis, Jim O'Rourke; percussion, contact microphone, tape, live electronics, voice: Takehisa Kosugi; trombone: Stuart Dempster; recorded April 4, 1998, Berkeley, California, for the dance Rondo, choreographed 1996 by Merce Cunningham, The Merce Cunningham Dance Company; composition year: 1992; excerpt time: 11:17

SET FIVE
Al Margolis/If, Bwana: Cicada4AA 
6848
Gravity-Swarm Recordings/2009
electronics, contact microphones, noises: Al Margolis; time: 8:00

David Dunn: The Sound of Light in Trees (excerpt)
The Sound of Light in Trees
Earth Ear/2006
interior recordings of bark beetles in Pinyon pine trees, New Mexico, David Dunn: bioacoustic recordings for academic research with Jim Crutchfield; excerpt time: 4:14

John Cage: Third Construction
The Works for Percussion 2
Mode Records/2012
(for four percussionists and numerous percussion instruments and percussed objects); Third Coast Percussion (Owen Clayton Condon, Robert Dillon, Peter Martin, David Skidmore); recorded at Boutell Memorial Concert Hall, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb; June 2011; composition year: 1941; time: 10:17

SET SIX
Erdem Helvacıoğlu: Bells of Remembrance
Esther's Memory
Aucourant Records/2013
guitar, bells, processing, composition: Stuart Gerber, Erdem Helvacıoğlu; recorded at the CARA studios, Georgia State University, Atlanta, November 2010; time: 5:25

Roxanne Turcotte: 
a. Cloches rebelles [Rogue Bells] (2:38)
b. Aurore boréale [Aurora Borealis] 3:11
Désordres 
empreintes DIGITALes/2011
electroacoustic music from "Attractions" and "Sound Museum" realized at the composer's studio, Montreal, 2003 - 2005; total excerpts time: 5:49   

Jens Hedman: In Relief
Cultures électroniques Vol. 14 (various artists)
27the Electroacoustic Music Competition, IMEB, Bourges, 2000
Mnémosyne Musique Media/2002
electroacoustic music realized at EMS, Stockholm, 1996; time: 11:25

SET SEVEN
Maggi Payne: FIZZ
Arctic Winds
Innova Recordings/2010
electroacoustic music: Maggi Payne; recorded at the Center for Contemporary Music, Mills College, Oakland; composition year: 2004; time: 10:18

Richard Karpen: Terra Infirma*
Electro Acoustic Music III (various artists)
Neuma Records/1994
(computer music); realized at the School of Music Computer Center (SMCC), University of Washington, Seattle; composition year: 1992; time: 17:44

 *TAINT Radio version only


-- FIN --

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Martian Gardens for October 5 & 8, 2014


MARTIAN GARDENS
 
WMUA .ORG
Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
October 5, 2014

TAINTRADIO.ORG
webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: October 8, 2014
Host: Max Shea

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog
email: maxtshea@gmail.com

SINGLE PLAY 

Joan Tower: Petroushskates
CRI: Forty Years of Discovery 1954--1994  (various artists)
CRI/1994
Da Capo Chamber Players (flute: Patricia Spencer; clarinet: Laura Flax; violin: Joel Lester; cello: Andre Emellanoff; piano: Joan Tower); recorded at the Church of the Holy Trinity, New York City, February 23-24, 1981; composition year: 1980; time: 5:35

SINGLE PLAY
Joan Tower: Rising
American Flute Quintets (Tower/Foote/Beach)
Carol Wincec, flute  - Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival
Bridge Records/2012
(for flute and string quartet); flute: Carol Wincenc; violins: Kevin Lawrence, Carolyn Stuart; viola: Sheila Browne; cello: Brooks Whitehouse; recorded at Watson Hall, University of North Carolina School of Arts, Winston-Salem, December 19-21, 2011; composition year: 2010; time: 16:09

SET ONE
Roger Reynolds: Ambages 
Three Circuitous Paths to the Music of Roger Reynolds
Neuma Records/2002
(for solo flute); flute: Rachel Rudich; recorded at June in Buffalo Festival, 2002; composition year: 1965; time: 8:11

Eric Chasalow: Flute Concerto -- Three Love Poems
I. fight and confession (5:38)
II. eggshell, more like a heart (2:51) 
III. feather, breath, mirror (4:42)
Feather, Breath, Mirror
Suspicious Motives Records/2014
(for flute and chamber ensemble); flute: Tara O'Connor; clarinet: Alan Key; violin: Curtis Macomber; cello: Fred Sherry; percussion: Tom Kolor; piano: Stephen Gosling; recorded at SUNY Purchase, September 2010; composition year: 2005; total time: 13:51

SET TWO
Chris Newman: Piano Sonata No. 1
I. (3:33)
II. The dinosaurs roamed the planes in herds (3:21)
III. (4:06)
Piano Sonatas
Mode Records/2009
piano: Michael Finnissy; recorded at Funkhaus, Kleiner Sendesaal, Köln, Germany, November 2006; composition year: 1982; total time: 11:00

Chris Newman: Cologne
Ghosts
Mode Records/2014
voice: Chris Newman; Ensemble KNM Berlin, conductor: Steffen Taast; recorded at the Studio Für Elektroakustische Musik Der Akademie Der Künste, Berlin, January 2004; composition year: 1987; time: 10:28

SET THREE
Fortner Anderson: It's a Small World (Anderson/Dumas)
Annunciations
Les blocs errants/2013
electroacoustic music: Chantal Dumas; text, voice: Fortner Anderson; time: 11:35

Bernd Klug: Abandoned Satellite Dishes I
Cold Commodities
Innova Recordings/2014
double bass, extension, amplifications: Bernd Klug; recorded at East 19th Street Studio, Brooklyn, New York, September 2013; time: 3:27

Philip Perkins: westshoe
Mister Anyhow -- Live in the studio 2011-14
Fun Music/2014
electronics, tapes: Philip Perkins; time: 2:55

David Mooney: 
a. Facts About Air, part 1 (1:00)
b. Wheel (1:00)
c. Hairpin (1:00)
Facts About Air
Heavy Mental Music by David R. Mooney
David Mooney/2009
electronics, tapes: David Mooney; total time: 3:00

SET FOUR
Suk-Jun Kim: Midong
Cultures électroniques Bourges 2001 (various artists)
Mnémosyne Musique Media/2001
electroacoustic music realized at IMEB, Bourges, France, 2001; time: 10:03

Philip Mantione: Fabrics
Depth of Field
Scattered Music/2012
computer music: Philip Mantione; composition year: 2010; time: 8:42

Gordon Mumma: Greys
Music from the ONCE Festival 1961-1966 (boxed set)
New World Records/2002
electronic music for film: Gordon Mumma; performed at the ONCE Festival, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; February 16, 1963; composition year: 1963; time: 3:19

SET FIVE
Joan La Barbara: October Music -- Star Showers and Extraterrestrials   
Voice is the Original Instrument: Early Works  
Lovely Music, Ltd./2003  
voices, tapes: Joan La Barbara; premiered at The American Center for Students and Artists, Paris, France, October 1980; time: 14:16

Jerry Tabor: lemon; birch
Electro Acoustic Music VII (various artists)
Neuma Records/2006
computer music: Jerry Tabor; composition year: 2002; time: 5:57

SET SIX
Sten Hanson: Trompe d'écorce de bouleau (birch bark horn)
from Cors longs (Long horns)
Music of Sten Hanson
Mnémosyne Musique Media/2001
electroacoustic music realized at IMEB, Bourges, France, 1996; time: 2:00

Robert Scott Thompson:  The Musical Box
Folio, Volume Two
Aucourant Records/2011
electronics and music boxes: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at the composer's studio, Roswell, Georgia; composition year: 2011; time: 14:00

Michael John Fink: From a Folio (selections)
a. Invocation (2:13)
b. Hieroglyph (2:01)
c. Melos (2:36)
From a Folio
Cold Blue Music/2014
cello: Derek Stein; piano: Michael John Fink; recorded at Architecture Studios, Los Angeles, winter 2014; total excerpts time: 6:55

Kenneth Gaburo: Lemon Drops*
Tape Play
Pogus Productions/2000
harmonic tone generator: Kenneth Gaburo; recorded at the University of Illinois Experimental Music Studios; composition year: 1965

Susan Ann Brewster: Rainbucket*
Possible Worlds Volume 3 (various artists)
Spectropol/2014
dulcimer, guitar harmonics, electronics, tapes: Susan Ann Brewster; thunderstorm recorded in the Canadian Rockies, summer 2013; time: 4:49

*TAINT Radio version only

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Martian Gardens for Sept. 28, 2014 & Oct. 1, 2014


MARTIAN GARDENS
 
WMUA .ORG
Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
September 28, 2014

TAINTRADIO.ORG
webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: October 1, 2014
Host: Max Shea

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog
email: maxtshea@gmail.com

SINGLE PLAY 

Harry Partch: Nor these lips upon your eyes (Rumba)
Even Wild Horses, Act II, Scene I
Plectra and Percussion Dances
Bridge Records/2014
PARTCH ensemble (ingredients may include -- diamond marimba, Eroica, cymbal: Erin Barnes; voice: Paul Berkoids; kithara: Alison Bjorkedahl; canon, surrogate kiethara, Eroica: Matt Cook; cloud chamber bowls, chromelodeon: David Johnson; saxophone: Ulrich Krieger; percussion: Yumi Lee; canon: Tom Peters; guitars, canons: John Schneider; adapted viola: Derek Stein; bowls, bass marimba, Eroica, fight bell: Nick Terry; bass marimba, voice: T.J. Roy; guitar, canons: Alex Wand); text: Arthur Rimbaud;  recorded at Disney Hall/Redcat Theatre, Los Angeles, June 9, 2013; composition year: 1952; total time: 3:25

SET ONE 
Linda Dusman: Miss Furr and Miss Skeene
I Need No Words
Neuma Records/2013
voice: Wendy Salkind; percussion: Tom Goldstein; text: Gertrude Stein, 1922; composition year: 2010; time: 14:50

Heiner Goebbels: 
a. On the Road (2:42)
b. And We Said Goodbye (0:38)
c. On the Radio (1:54)
Landschaft mit Entfernten Verwandten [Landscape with Distant Relatives]
ECM Records/2007
voice: David Bennent; baritone: Georg Nigl; Ensemble Modern and Deutscher Kammerchor, conductor: Franck Ollu; texts (a.,c.): Gertrude Stein, "Wars I Have Seen," 1945; recorded live at Théâtre Nanterre-Amandiers, Paris, October, 2004; director: H. Goebbels; SWR Baden-Baden; composition year: 2004; total excerpt time: 5:32
 

SET TWO 
The Vocal Constructivists: Medium (M. Applebaum)
Walking Still
Innova Recordings/2014
(for quartet); composer: Mark Applebaum; vocals: The Vocal Constructivists, director: Jane Alden; recorded at Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 2014; composition year: 2008; time: 10:08

Mark Applebaum: On the Nature of the Modern Age
Sock Monkey
Innova Recordings/2008
(for piano duo and live electronics); Duo Runedako (pianos: Ruth Neville, Dan Kappelman); recorded at PINK, July 23, 2007; composition year: 2005; time: 8:53

SET THREE
Patrick Kosk: Plastique sans titre
IMEB Opus 30 - 1984 -- 1999, Volume 2 (various artists)
Mnémosyne Musique Media/2003
(electroacoustic music); realized at GMEB/IMEB, Bourges, France, 1994; time: 10:15

Mario Verandi: Plastic Water
Orillas Distantes/Distant Shores
Electronic Music Foundation/2001
(electroacoustic music); realized at the Electroacoustic Music Studios of the Berlin Technical University, Germany, 2000; time: 8:00

SET FOUR
Gilles Gobeil: Nuit cendre
...dans le silence de la nuit...
empreintes DIGITALes/2001
(electroacoustic music); realized at the composer's studio, Montreal, 1995; premiered at Échange Québec-Belgique, L’orchestre de haut-parleurs 1, Agora de la danse, Montreal, February 27, 1996; time: 12:19

Erdem Helvacıoğlu: Dance of Fire
Wounded Breath
Aucourant Records/2008
(electroacoustic music); mastered at ITU MIAM Studios, Istanbul; composition year: 2007; time: 11:16

SET FIVE
Robert Scott Thompson: Aviary (Homage to Alwin Nikolais)
Folio Volume One
Aucourant Records/2011
(electroacoustic music); recorded at the composer's studio, Roswell, Georgia; composition year; 2011; time: 5:13

Alwin Nikolais: 
a. Aviary: Dance 3 (2:51)
b. Aviary: Dance 2 (2:06)
Electronic Dance Music
CRI/1993
synthesizers, electronics: Alwin Nikolais; composition year: 1978; total excerpts time: 4:57

Paul Lansky:  selections from Threads
II. Recitative I (1:57)
III. Chorus I (2:13)
Textures & Threads
Bridge Records/2014
(for four percussionists); percussion 1: Gwendolyn Burgett; percussion 2: Svet Stoyanov; percussion 3: Ian Rosenbaum; percussion 4: Ayano Kataoka; recorded at Sprague Hall, Yale University, May 21 & 22, 2012; composition year: 2005; total excerpts time: 4:10   

Gerard Pape: 
a. Funeral Sentences, part 2 (2:51)
b. Ascension au Purgatoire, part 2 (1:42)
Ascension to Purgatory
Mode Records/2006
a. (for percussion and two sopranos) percussion: Roland Auzet; conductor: Alan Bancquart; recorded at La Muse en Circuit, Alfortville, France; composition year: 1998; b. (for percussion and computer); percussion: Roland Auzet; Stochos programming: Sinan Bakesoy; recorded at CCMIX, Paris; composition year: 2004; total excerpts time: 4:33

SET SIX
Huck Hodge: re(f)usel 
Life is Endless Like Our Field of Vision
New World Records/2014
(for string quartet, percussion, and computer); JACK Quartet (violins: Chris Otto, Ari Streisfeld; viola: John Pickford Richards; cello: Kevin McFarland); melodica, computer: Huck Hodge; recorded on June 6, 2013, DXArts, Seattle; composition year: 2012; time: 17:44

Iannis Xenakis: Akea
Works with Piano
Mode Records/2010
(for string quartet and piano); piano: Aki Takahashi; JACK Quartet (violins: Chris Otto, Ari Streisfeld; viola: John Pickford Richards; cello: Kevin McFarland); recorded at SUNY Purchase, June 23, 2008; composition year: 1986; time: 13:53

SET SEVEN
Julia Wolfe: Destiny
Steel Hammer
Cantaloupe Music/2014
vocals: Trio Mediaeval (Anna Maria Friman, Linn Andrea Fuglseth, Torunn Østrem Ossum); ensemble: Bang On A Can All-Stars (cello: Ashley Bathgate; bass: Robert Black; piano, melodica: Vicky Chow; drums, percussion, bones: David Cossin; electric guitar, banjo, mountain dulcimer, jaw harp, harmonica, clogging, humming: Mark Stewart; clarinets, harmonica, whistling, humming: Evan Ziporyn; All: sand sticks, body percussion); recorded at the James L. Dolan Music Recording Studio, New York University, November 2011, February 2012; composition year: 2009; text: selected from numerous versions of the John Henry ballad; time: 11:05


Annie Gosfield: Daughters of the Industrial Revolution (excerpt)* Almost Truths and Open Deceptions Tzadik/2012 sampling keyboard: Annie Gosfield; electric guitar: Roger Kleier; cello: Felix Fan; drums, percussion: Ches Smith; percussion: Alex Lipowski; recorded at the Kitchen, New York City; composition year: 2011; time: 5:35

Annie Gosfield: Mentryville*
Lost Signals and Drifting Satellites
Tzadik/2004
prepared piano: Annie Gosfield; recorded at the California Institute of the Arts; March 31, 1999; composition year: 1999; time: 4:57


Annie Gosfield: Wild Pitch**
Almost Truths and Open Deceptions
Tzadik/2012
(for piano, cello, percussion) Real Quiet (piano: Andrew Russo; cello: Felix Fan; percussion: David Cossin); recorded at Spin Studios, New York City; composition year: 2004; time: 12:42 


Zack Browning: Thunder Roll (Night Attack)**
Venus Notorius
Innova Recordings/2010
piano: Jee-Ean Kim; percussion: Mark Eichenberger; percussion: James Press; timpani: Samuel Carroll; conductor: Mei-Fang Lin; recorded at the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, 2006-2008; composition year: 1975; time: 4:27

*WMUA Version only
**TAINT Radio version only
 
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