Friday, January 30, 2015

Martian Gardens for February 1 & 4, 2015


MARTIAN GARDENS
 
WMUA .ORG
Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EST
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
February 1, 2015

TAINTRADIO.ORG
webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EST
Webcast date: February 4, 2015
Host: Max Shea

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

SET ONE

R. Weis: Parrot & Paperback (Part II)
Parrot & Paperback
R. Weis/2015
musique concrete sourced from Congo the African Grey Parrot and a paperback book (about the Congo jungle) dropping on the floor; time: 3:36

Pril Smiley: Kolyasa 
Pioneers of Electronic Music (various artists)
New World Records/2006 (orig. CRI 1991)
electronic music on tape: Pril Smiley; recorded at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center; composition year: 1970; time: 6:37

SET TWO
Tangerine Dream: Phaedra
Phaedra
Virgin Records/1985 (orig. LP 1974)
VC3 synthesizer, Mellotron, electric organ: Edgar Froese; VC3 synthesizer. electric organ, electric piano; flute: Peter Baumann; Moog synthesizer, VC3 synthesizer, keyboards: Chris Franke; recorded at The Manor studio, Shepton-on-Cherwell, UK, December 1973; time: 17:39

Edgar Froese: Macula Transfer
Beyond the Storm
Virgin Records/1995
synthesizers, electronics: Edgar Froese; time: 3:25

In memory of Edgar Froese (June 6, 1944 - January 20, 2015)

SET THREE
Roxanne Turcotte: Bestiare (Bestiary)
Fenêtres intérieures
empreintes DIGITALes/2014
electroacoustic music on 16-track tape; realized at Productions RTM, Montreal, 2010-2011; revised 2014; time: 10:01

David Monacchi: Echoes of a Sonic Habitat 
Eco-Acoustic Compositions
Earth Ear/2008
original sounds recorded in Montefeltro, Italy, echoic effects and further sounds recorded at the Großer Wasserspeicher cisterns, Berlin; composition year: 2004; time: 11:05

SET FOUR
Stockhausen: Schlagtrio
Complete Early Percussion Works
Mode Records/2014
(for piano and two timpanists); piano: Katalin Lukács; timpanis: Justin DeHart, Fabio Oliveira; recorded at Theater A, University of California San Diego, October 2008; composition years: 1952, revised 1973; time: 16:08

Justin DeHart: They Looked Like Strangers, Part I (S.S. Smith)
Strange Paths
Innova Recordings/2013
composer: Stuart Saunders Smith; solo vibraphone: Justin DeHart; recorded at Warren Music Studio, La Jolla, California; composition year: 2009; time: 5:40

SET FIVE
Robert Carl: Time/Memory/Shadow
New Music Series Volume 3 (various artists)
Neuma Records/1993
(double trio for piano quintet and harp); performed by Extension Works (Trio I. violin: Si-Jing Huang, cello: David Finch, piano: Kathleen Supové; Trio II. violin: Bonnie Berwick, viola: Scott Woolweaver, harp: Elizabeth Morse), conductor: Ronald Feldman; composition year: 1988; time: 14:37

Robert Carl: Brown Velvet
From Japan
New World Records/2012
(for bassoon and live electronics); bassoon: Ryan Hare; laptop: Aleksander Sternfeld-Dunn; recorded at Washington State University, April 15, 2012; composition years: 2009, 2010; time: 7:13

SET SIX
Pauline Oliveros: Team & Desecrations Improvisation (1st 1/2)
Revelations -- Tape & Electronic Music 1961-1970 (boxed set)
Important Records/2014
synthesizers, electronics: Pauline Oliveros; recorded at the University of Toronto Electronic Music Center, 1966; excerpt time: 11:30

Hugh Le Caine: Invocation
Compositions & Demonstrations 1946-1974
Electronic Music Foundation/1999
musique concrete on multi-track tape; Hugh Le Caine; composition year: 1957; time: 2:20

Fünf: The Name's Name
La règle
Ambiances Magnétiques/2014
electronics, receivers, amplifiers, devices: Magali Babin, Andrea-Jane Cornell, Martine H. Crispo, Anne-Françoise Jacques, Emilie Mouchous, Erin Sexton; recorded in Montreal, 2011-2014; time: 1:31


Martine H. Crispo: Transitive Property of Equality (excerpt)
Deep Wireless 4 (various artists)
Radio Arts Compilation
New Adventures in Sound Art/2007
electronics: Martine H. Crispo; time: 3:45

Barry Lewis: 
a. Koch Island (2:27)
b. Wisps (2:06)
Curves and Jars
MPS Music & Video/1994
computer music: Barry Lewis; recorded at Projects UK studio, Newcastle, UK, 1994; total time: 4:33

SET SEVEN
Anna Rubin: Crying the Laughing and Golden
Electric Music (Rubin/Hollander)
Capstone Records/2004
digital media: Anna Rubin; composition year: 1983; time: 9:20

Eduard Artemiev: I would like to return
IMEB Opus 30 - 1984 -- 1999, Volume 2 (various artists)
Mnémosyne Musique Media/2003

electroacoustic music: Eduard Artemiev; composition year: 1993; time: 11:33

--FIN--

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Martian Gardens for January 25 & 28, 2015


MARTIAN GARDENS
 
WMUA .ORG
Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EST
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
January 25, 2015

TAINTRADIO.ORG
webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EST
Webcast date: January 28, 2015
Host: Max Shea

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

SINGLE PLAY

Amy Denio:  Mildly Tempered Piano
Prodigal Light
Spoot Music/2013
piano tuning: Stephan Fandrich; time: 1:01

SET ONE
Pauline Oliveros: Mnemonics I
Reverberations -- Tape & Electronic Music 1961-1970 (boxed set)
Important Music/2014
electronics, tapes: Pauline Oliveros; recorded at the San Francisco Tape Music Center 1964-1966; time: 15:09

Pauline Oliveros: Bye Bye Butterfly
Women in Electronic Music 1977 (various artists)
New Music for Electronic and Recorded Media
New World Records/1997 (orig. 1750 Arch LP/1977)
(for electronics and phonograph record); recorded at the San Francisco Tape Music Center, 1965; time: 8:08

SET TWO
If, Bwana: Mal Air
33BirdsWent
Pogus Productions/1995
vocals: Ellen Christi; bass clarinet: Brian Charles; percussion: Kevin Sparkle; synthesizers: Al Margolis; recorded live to DAT at PASS Studio, New York City; time: 9:30

Ellen Fullman: Flowers
Through Glass Panes
Important Records/2011
long string instrument: Ellen Fullman; cello: Henna Chou, Theresa Wong; violin: Travis Weller; time: 9:50

SET THREE
Erik Nyström: Latitudes
Morphogenèse
empreintes DIGITALes/2014
electroacoustic music realized at Electroacoustic Studio of City University London, 2011; premiered at the concert Éphémère 8 at Studio Loos in The Hague, May 12, 2011; time: 13:45

Arcane Device: Mantra 5
Noise Matrix Mantras & Modular Waves
pulsewidth.com/2014
electronics: David Lee Myers;  recorded in New York City, 2014; time: 7:05

SET FOUR
Vittorio Rieti: Triptych for Two Harpsichords
I. Andante tranquillo -- Allegretto (2:05)
II. Andante tranquillo -- Dolcemente moderato (4:31)
III. Andante Tranquillo -- Allegro (2:18)
Music for Harpsichord & Instruments
New World Records/2015
harpsichords: Martin Sassman, Michael Johnson; recorded at Jerusalem Music Center, Jerusalem, Israel, March 13, 2014; composition year: 1982; total time: 8:34

Robin Crutchfield: We Find Our Way In
The Hidden Folk
Important Records/2009
harp: Robin Crutchfield; time: 1:41

Fünf: L'or de Mona Lisa
La règle
Ambiances Magnétiques/2014
electronics, receivers, amplifiers, devices: Magali Babin, Andrea-Jane Cornell, Martine H. Crispo, Anne-Françoise Jacques, Emilie Mouchous, Erin Sexton; recorded in Montreal, 2011-2014; time: 1:48
 
Nurse With Wound:
a. Rockette Morton, Part 2*
b. Scissor Rock Bicycle Revelation **
A Sucked Orange
United Diaries/1995 (orig. 1989)
electronics, voice, processing: NWW; a. time: 3:11/b. time: 2:24
*WMUA version only
** TAINT radio version only

Bora Yoon: Speratus
Sunken Cathedral
Innova Recordings/2014
voices, instruments: Bora Yoon; symphonic performance: Sympho; time: 2:04

John Schneider & Just Strings: Jahla (from Suite No. 2) (L. Harrison)
Just West Coast
Music for Guitar and Harp in Just Intonation
Bridge Records/1993
composer: Lou Harrison; just guitar: John Schneider; harp: Amy Shulman; percussion: Gene Sterling; composition years: 1972, 1992; time: 1:51

Lou Harrison: Allegro Moderato (from A Sonata for Harpsichord)
Complete Harpsichord Works, etc.
New Albion Records/2002
harpsichord: Linda Burman-Hall; composition years: 1999-2000; time: 3:29

SET FIVE
Walter Zimmermann: 10 Fränkische Tänze
Songs of Innocence & Experience  
Mode Records/2012
(sublimated for string quartet); string quartet/drone quartet: Sonar Quartett (violins: Suanne Zapf, Kirsten Harms; viola: Nikolaus Schlierf; cello: Cosima Gerhardt); recorded at Siemens-Villa Berlin-Lankowitz, Germany, February 2011; composition year: 1977; time: 12:56

John Cage: Souvenir
The Works for Organ
Mode Records/2013
pipe organ: Gary Verkade; recorded at the Nederluleå Church, Gammelstad, Luleå, Sweden, 2007; composition year: 1983; time: 6:50


SET SIX
Robyn Schulkowsky: Armadillo, Part II
Armadillo
New World Records/2013
percussion: Robyn Schulkowsky; drums: Joey Baron, Fredy Studer; recorded in Poggliolo, Italy, and Zurich, Switzerland, 2006 and 2009; composition years: 1990-2007; time: 5:05 


Jorge Reyes: Arbol Sagrado
The Flayed God
Staalplaat/1994
composition, percussion: Jorge Reyes; recorded at El Cuarto de Maquinas, Mexico City, 1990; remixed by Steve Roach at the Timeroom, Phoenix, Arizona; time: 1:36


Test Dept: Firedance
Materia Prima
Invisible Records/1997 (orig. Ministry of Power Records/1990)
percussion, percussed objects, voices: Test Dept; unspecified live performance, Europe, 1988-1989; time: 8:07

Amy Denio: Construction 
Tattoo (for the Pat Graney Dance Co.)
Unit Circle Rekkids/2001
voice, text: Saiko Kobayashi; tapes: Amy Denio; recorded in Seattle; time: 3:56


Annie Gosfield: The Manufacture of Tangled Ivory, Part II
Burnt Ivory and Loose Wires
Tzadik/1998
sampling keyboard: Annie Gosfield; electric guitar: Roger Kleier; percussion: Jim Pugliese and Christine Bard; recorded at Harvestworks/Studio PASS, New York City; composition date: 1996; time: 4:52


SET SEVEN
Steve Roach: The Edge Opens
At the Edge of Everything
Timeroom Editions/2013
percussion, didgeridoo; sampler, electronics: Steve Roach; flute, hand percussion, voice: Vidna Obmana; frame drum: Jeffrey Fayman; recorded at the E-Live Festival, Veldhoven, The Netherlands, September 11, 2000; time: 15:26

Robert Rich: Ibn Sina*
Seven Veils
Hearts of Space/1998
synthesizer, percussion, stringed instruments, flutes: Robert Rich; recorded 1996--1997, mastered at Hearts of Space, Sausalito, California, 1997; time: 8:39
*TAINT radio version only
 
-- FIN --
 

Friday, January 16, 2015

Martian Gardens for January 18 & 21, 2015


MARTIAN GARDENS
 
WMUA .ORG
Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EST
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
January 18, 2015

TAINTRADIO.ORG
webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EST
Webcast date: January 21, 2015
Host: Max Shea

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

SET ONE

John Luther Adams: 
a. Dream of the Canyon Wren (7:41)
b. MacLaren Summit (from The Wind in High Places) (4:56)
The Wind in High Places
Cold Blue Music/2015
a. Northwestern University Cello Ensemble, conductor: Hans Jorgen Jensen; b. The JACK Quartet (violins: Christopher Otto, Ari Streisfeld; viola: John Pickford Richards; cello: Kevin McFarland); a. & b. recorded at Oktaven Audio Yonkers, New York, July 29, 2014; a. composition year: 2013; b. composition year: 2011; total time: 11:37

Miguel del Aguila: Pacific Serenade
I. Cantando, semplice
II. Recitando, molto rubato

Exchange -- Latin America [various artists]
CRI/2000
Pacific Serenade Ensemble (clarinet: Gary Gray; violins: Miwako Watanabe, Connie Kupta; viola: Simon Oswell; viola: David Speltz); recorded at the Biltmore Hotel, Los Angales, March 15, 1999; composition year: 1998; time: 7:15


SET TWO
Stockhausen: Refrain
Complete Early Percussion Works
Mode Records/2014
vibraphone, Alpine bells: Steven Schick; piano and woodblocks: piano, woodblocks: James Avery; celesta, antique cymbals: Pavlos Antoniadis; recorded at Studio A, University of California San Diego, October 2-4, 2008; composition year: 1959; time: 10:15

The Respect Sextet: Pisces (Stockhausen)
Sirius Respect -- The Respect Sextet play the music of Stockhausen & Sun Ra
Mode Records -- Avant series/2009
composer: Karlheinz Stockhausen; The Respect Sextet recorded at Dubway Studios, New York City; April 1, 2007;  composition years: 1974-1975; time: 3:46

Klaxon Gueule: 
a. Du Creux (2:46)
b. Au Soudan  (2:22)
Pour en finir
Ambiances Magnetiques/2014
Klaxon Gueule (Michel F Côté, Bernard Falaise, Alexandere St. Onge); recorded in Montreal, June 2013; total time: 5:08

SET THREE
Martin Bresnick: A Message from the Emperor
Prayers Remain Forever
Starkland/2014
vibraphone, marimba, recitation: Michael Compitello, Ian Rosenbaum; text: Franz Kafka; recorded at Morse Recital Hall, Yale University School of Music; composition year: 2010; time: 10:50

Richard Maxfield: Bacchanal
The Oak of the Golden Dreams (Maxfield/Budd)
New World Records/1999
narration, text: Edward Fields; violin: Fahrad Machkat, Robert Block: prepared violin: saxophone: Terry Jennings; underwater clarinet: Nicholas Roussakis; original music recorded at the Five Spot, Manhattan, circa 1962; composition year: 1963; time: 8:14


Thomas DeLio: Schwimmhäute (from ...zwischen den Worten)
Space/Image/Word/Sound (DVD)
Neuma Records/2014 
electronics, tape: Thomas Delio; reader: Benjamin Levy; text: Paul Celan; composition year: 2007; time: 3:23

SET FOUR
Roger Cochini: Chansons de Gestes 
Eva Ou Les Yeux Fermés -- Chrysopée Electronique (series)
Institut International de Musique Electroacoustique/1995
electroacoustic music realized at GMEB (IMEB), Bourges, France, 1977; time: 9:55

Triple Point: Photonic Dance
Phase/Transitions
Pogus Productions/2014
Triple Point (Pauline Oliveros, Doug Van Nort, Jonas Braasch): electronics, instruments, sound systems; recorded at EMPAC, Troy, New York, August 2012; time: 4:43

Arcane Device: Mantra 3
Noise Matrix Mantras & Modular Waves
pulsewidth.com/2014
electronics: David Lee Myers; recorded in New York City, spring/summer, 2014; time: 5:40

SET FIVE
Elizabeth Anderson: Mimoyecques
L'envot
empreintes DIGITALes/2014
electroacoustic music realized in 1994 and premiered at Hommage: Manifestation d’art international revisité 1944-1994, Forteresse de Mimoyecques, Landrethun-le-Nord, Pas-de-Calais, France; time: 13:38

Ron Nagorcka: Lunulata (from Just Bluffing for Quamby)
Atom Bomb Becomes Folk Art
Pogus Productions/2014
electroacoustic music in just intonation based on sounds recorded at Quamby Cliff, Tasmania; composition year: 2006; time: 7:44

SET SIX
Robert Scott Thompson: Drone Chroma 4 -- Gold
Frozen Light
Aucourant Records/2008
electronic ambient music composed and recorded at the composer's studio, Roswell, Georgia; time: 13:14

Richard Teitelbaum: Threshold Symphonies (excerpt)
Solo Live
Mutable Music/2012
Kurzweil 2000 Sampler Keyboard, piano, bells, slide whistle, Crackle Box, laptop: Richard Teitelbaum; composition year: 1973; excerpt time: 7:00

SET SEVEN
Imoo-Kallay Duo: The Question Mark's Black Ink (Alves)
Five Conversations About Two Things
Populist Records/2014
composer: Bill Alves; percussion: Yuri Imoo; piano: Aron Kallay; composition year: 1986; time: 17:53

Arthur Jarvinen: Edible Black Ink
Edible Black Ink
O.O. Discs/1996
electric guitar: Peter Zaferes; composition year: 1989; time: 1:15

SINGLE EIGHT
Bill Alves:  Concerto for Violin and Gamelan, Movement II
Mystic Canyon
Microfest Records/2013
The HMC American Gamelan; violin: Susan Jensen; composition year: 2008; time: 9:21

Arthur Jarvinen: Count Your Change
Edible Black Ink
O.O. Discs/1996
electric guitar: Peter Zaferes; composition year: 1989; time: 1:10


-- FIN --

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Martian Gardens for January 11 & 14, 2015


MARTIAN GARDENS
 
WMUA .ORG
Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EST
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
January 11, 2015

TAINTRADIO.ORG
webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EST
Webcast date: January 14, 2015
Host: Max Shea

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

SINGLE PLAY

Daniel Lentz: Pacific Coast Highway
In the Sea of Ionia
Cold Blue Music/2014
piano: Aron Kallay; recorded at Architecture, Los Angeles, 2014; composition year: 2014; time: 7:30

SINGLE PLAY
John Cage: Concert for Piano and Orchestra
Music from the Tudorfest (various artists)
San Francisco Tape Music Center 1964
New World Records/2014
(for piano and orchestra) piano: David Tudor, trombone: Stuart Dempster; piano: Warner Jepson; horn: Douglas Leedy; viola, viola d'amore: Robert Mackler; horn, tuba: Pauline Oliveros; double bass: Loren Rush; viola: Linn Subotnick; clarinet: Morton Subotnick; flute, piccolo: Ian Underwood; conductor: Ramon Sender; recorded at the San Francisco Tape Music Center, April 3, 1964; composition years: 1957-1958; time: 26:07

SINGLE PLAY
Stockhausen: Kontakte
Complete Early Percussion Works
Mode Records/2014
(for piano, percussion, and 4-channel tape) percussion: Steven Schick; piano, percussion: James Avery; recorded at Theater A, University of California San Diego, October 2-4, 2008; composition years: 1958-1960; time: 35:00

SET ONE
Robert Normandeau: Pluies noires (Black Rain)
Dômes
empreintes DIGITALes/2014
(electroacoustic music) realized at the composer's studio, Montreal, 2008; premiered at Música Viva 2008, Pequeno Auditório, Lisbon, Portugal, September 25, 2008; revised 2014; time: 11:16

Fünf: Gelée de pommes (Apple Jelly)
La règle
Ambiances Magnétiques/2014
electronics, receivers, amplifiers, devices: Magali Babin, Andrea-Jane Cornell, Martine H. Crispo, Anne-Françoise Jacques, Emilie Mouchous, Erin Sexton; recorded in Montreal, 2011-2014; time: 2:00

The Hub: Hot Potato
Boundary Layer
Tzadik Records/2008
(for computer network ensemble and electronic instruments) computer network: The Hub (John Bischoff, Chris Brown, Tim Perkis, Mark Trayle, Phil Stone, Scot Gresham-Lancaster), with students from the Music Conservatory  of Cuneo, Italy (Giacomo Albert, Carlo Ambrogio, Gianluca Delfino, Bruno Fulurizio Sorba, Gianluca Verlingieri, computers); recorded at New York University, November 2006; time: 6:36

SINGLE PLAY
Carey Nutman: DADA Twenty Eleven
Lang
MPS Music and Video/2014
electronics, computers, composition: Carey Nutman; recorded at the composer's studio, Houghton-Le-Spring, England; composition year: 2011; time: 24:49

SET TWO
Vertical Squirrels: Signal Hill
Time of the Sign
Ambiances Magnétiques/2014
guitars, percussion, synthesizer: Daniel Fischilin; piano, melodica: Ajay Heble; bass, baritone saxophone, pedal steel guitar, percussion, homemade instruments, foghorns, surf, and harbor recoordings: Lewis Melville; percussion: Ted Warren; flute, soprano saxophone: Jane Bunnett; hurdy gurdy: Ben Grossman; recorded in Ontario, Canada (Toronto, Guelph, Hamilton), June 2012; time: 9:16 

Ingram Marshall: Fog Tropes
Fog Tropes & Gradual Requiem
New Albion/1988 (orig. 1984)
trumpets: Jim Miller, Tim Wilson; trombones: Mack Kenley, Don Kenelly; French horns: William Klingelhofer, Brian McCarty, conductor: John Adams; fog horns and ambient sounds recorded around San Francisco Bay; ensemble recorded at Tres Virgos Studio, San Rafael, California, 1982; time: 9:50

SINGLE PLAY
Deep Listening Band: Amethyst
Dunrobin Sonic Gems (Live)
Deep Listening/2014
instruments, sound systems: Pauline Oliveros, Ione, Stuart Dempster, Jessie Stewart, Jonas Braasch, Johannes Welsch; recorded at the Dunrobin Sonic Gym, Ottawa, Ontario; total excerpt time: 25:58

Deep Listening Band: Balloon Payment
The Ready Made Boomerang
New Albion Records/1991
balloon set up and pop: Gordon Hempton and Al Swanson; time: 0:45

-- FIN -- 

Sunday, January 4, 2015

No program for January 4, 2015

Next new Martian Gardens will be broadcast Sunday, January 11, 2015, 9:00 p.m. to midnight on 91.1 FM WMUA, Amherst, and then webcast on taintradio.org, Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Happy New Year!

Max

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Martian Gardens for Dec. 28, 2014 & Jan. 7, 2015


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

TAINTRADIO.ORG
webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EST
Webcast date: January 7, 2015
Host: Max Shea

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

SINGLE PLAY

Noah Creshevsky: The Kindness of Strangers
Rounded with a Sleep
Pogus Productions/2011
electroacoustic music: Noah Creshevsky; composition year: 2009; time: 4:58

SET ONE
Linda Dusman: O Star Spangled Stripes
I Need No Words
Neuma Records/2013
The Hoffmann/Goldstein Duo (piano: Paul Hoffmann; percussion: Tom Goldstein); composition year: 2004 (parodies referred: "The Stars and Stripes Forever" [J.P. Sousa, 1897], "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" [Patrick Gilmore, 1863], "You're a Grand Old Flag" [George M. Cohan, 1906], "The Star Spangled Banner" [John Stafford Smith, 1780; Francis Scott Key, 1814]); time: 8:46

The Legendary Pink Dots: So Gallantly Screaming
Asylum
Play It Again Sam/1985
rock band, violins, tape collage (LPD); text, voice: Edward Ka Spel; time: 11:11

The Residents: The Stars and Stripes Forever (J.P. Sousa)
The American Composers Series, Volume II
The Stars and Hank Forever
East Side Digital/2000 (orig. Ralph Records LP/1986)
composer John Philip Sousa; synthesizers, percussion: The Residents; published 1897; time: 3:10
  
SINGLE PLAY
Mathew Rosenblum: The Big Rip (A Science Fiction Cantata)
a. Kam
b. The Runaway Universe
c. Caitlin Looked Up at the Sky
d. Interlude
e. Market Fundamentalists
f. Lift Up Your Eyes to the Heavens
g. Last Contact
h. The Big Rip (instrumental)
i. The Big Rip (continued)
j. Kam

Circadian Rhythms
New World Records/2012
Calmus Ensemble of Leipzig and the Raschèr Saxophone Quartet with drum machine and numerous samples; (texts: a,j. Paul Celan: "Engführung"; b. Donald Goldsmith: "The Runaway Universe"; c,g, i. Stephen Baxter: "Last Contact"; e. Internet chat; f. Book of Isiah); recorded at SWR Studios, Freiberg, Germany, July 3, 2010; composition year: 2009; time: 19:08


SET TWO
Laurie Spiegel: A Cosmos (from Three Modal Pieces)*
Obsolete Systems
Electronic Music Foundation/2001
McLeyvier computer-controlled analog synthesizer: Laurie Spiegel; composition year: 1983; time: 3:07

Annette Vande Gorn: Giocoso (from Vox Alia)
Exils
empreintes DIGITALes/2008
electroacoustic music realized from 1992-2000 at the Metamorphoses d'Orphee studo, Ohain, Belgium with sound material obtained from the SYTER and MARS systems of the INA-GRM studios, Paris; composition year: 1992; movement time: 5:04


Elizabeth Anderson: Mouvement 1 (from Les forges de l'invisble)
L'envol
empreintes DIGITALes/2014
electroacoustic music realized in 2002-2003 at the multichannel electroacoustic studio of City University London, and the Studio Akousma of the Academy of Soignies, Belgium; premiered February 25, 2003, at the Electroacoustic Concert at City University London; sound material developed at Centre de création musicale Iannis Xenakis (CCMIX), Paris, 2000; movement time: 7:43

Morton Subotnick: Butterfly No. 3
Volume 3 -- Electronic Works
Until Spring: Revisited; 4 Butterflies
Mode Records/2011
composition for 4-Channel tape (original mix 1973; new mix 2011); time: 7:21

SET THREE
Pauline Oliveros: Horse Sings from Cloud
The Wanderer
Important Records/2007 (orig. Lovely Music, Ltd. LP/1984)
harmonium: Heloise Gold; accordion: Julia Haines; concertina: Linda Montano; bandoneon: Pauline Oliveros; recorded at "Lovely Music Live," Marymount Manhattan Theatre, January 27, 1983; composition year: 1975; time: 14:00

John Luther Adams: Above  Sunset Pass (from The Wind in High Places)
The Wind in High Places
Cold Blue Music/2014
The JACK Quartet (violins: Christopher Otto, Ari Streisfeld; viola: John Pickford Richards; cello: Kevin McFarland); recorded at Oktaven Audio Yonkers, New York, July 29, 2014; composition year: 2011; time: 7:25

SET FOUR
Coil: Herald*
Horse Rotorvator
Some Bizzare/1986
for tape collage; marching band, Acapulco, Mexico; time: 1:03

Aki Onda: The Sun Clings to the Earth and There is No Darkness
Cassette Memories Volume 3 -- South of the Border
Important Records/2012
field recordings, tape collage: Aki Onda; recorded at Fotòfono and mixed at the composer's home, Brooklyn, New York, 2009-2011; time: 10:28

Ron Nagorcka: Modulations
Atom Bomb Becomes Folk Art
Pogus Productions/2014
(for tape, synthesizers, live electronics, and modulated tape outtakes); composition years: 1974, 1983, 2012 (original composition commissioned for the Melbourne Autumn Festival of Organ and Harpsichord, 1974); time: 6:01

Zoviet France: Palace of Ignitions
Shouting at the Ground
Red Rhino Records/1988
sounds, instruments, processing: Robin Storey; recorded in Newcastle, UK, April 1987; time: 2:12

Beequeen: The Centipede Song
Port Out Starboard Home
Important Records/2011
voice: Olga Wallis; sounds, treatments: Frans de Waard; instruments, treatments, voice: Freek Kinkelaar; recorded in Holland; time: 3:28

SET FIVE
Roger Reynolds: Sanctuary (excerpt)
Sanctuary
Mode Records/2011
percussion: red fish blue fish, directed by Steven Schick; recorded at the National Art Gallery, Washington D.C., with live electronics, recorded in 2007, additional processing at the University of California San Diego, 2008-2009; composition years: 2003-2008; excerpt time: 15:54

Steven Schick: Six Japanese Gardens (K. Saariaho)
a. Tenju-an Garden of Nanzen-ji Temple (3:08)
b. Many Pleasures (Garden of the Kinkaku-ji) (1:16)
c. Dry Mountain Stream (3:06)
d. Rock Garden of Garden of Ryoan-ji (2:17)
e. Moss Garden of the Saiho-ji (1:33)
f. Stone Bridges (2:55)
Drumming in the Dark
Neuma Records/2000
composer: Kaija Saariaho; solo percussion: Steven Schick; composition year: 1995; time: 19:00

SET SIX
Paul Lansky: from Threads
a. Chorus III (3:17)
b. Choral Prelude (Aria IV) (4:34)
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: 7:52

Lei Liang: Lakescape*
Bamboo Lights
Bridge Records/2014
(for soprano, piano, percussion); Musicians from soundSCAPE (soprano: Tony Arnold; piano: Thomas Rosenkranz; percussion: Aiyum Huang); recorded at Pollack Hall, Schulich School of Music, McGill University, Montreal, July 18, 2013; composition year: 2012; time: 5:13

SINGLE PLAY
Thomas Newman & Rick Cox: Mort*
35 Whirlpools Below Sound
Cold Blue Music/2014
instruments and treatments: Thomas Newman, Chris Cox; time: 2:28

* 'Taint Radio version only

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Sunday, December 21, 2014

Martian Gardens for December 21 & 24, 2014


MARTIAN GARDENS
 
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Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EST
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Amherst, Massachusetts
December 21, 2014

TAINTRADIO.ORG
webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EST
Webcast date: December24, 2014
Host: Max Shea

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

SINGLE PLAY

George Crumb: Agnus Dei [SYMBOL] Capricorn 
Makrokosmos, Volume II, Part Three
Complete Crumb Edition Volume 8 
Bridge Records/2005
amplified piano: Robert Shannon; recorded at the Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, November 2003; time: 3:34

SINGLE PLAY
Benjamin Boretz: Qixingshan
Open Space 32 (Boretz/Morris)
Open Space/2014
(for string quartet); Momenta Quartet (violins: Emili-Anne Gendron, Ada Kridler; viola: Stephanie Griffin; cello: Michael Haas); recorded at the Eastman School of Music, 2014; composition year: 2011; time: 19:00

SET ONE
Tom Johnson: Rational Melodies XIII-XV
XIII (2:01)
XIV (3:23)
XV (1:28)
Correct Music
Populist Records/2012
violin: Andrew Nathaniel McIntosh; recorded at the home of Dr. William Rutherford, Mount Washington, California; composition year: 1982: total excerpts time: 7:52

Morton Feldman: selections from Trio
a. PII S3 M8 B1 (3:37)*
b. P15 S2 M6 B1 (1:33)*
c. P16 S1 M4 B1 (3:21)*
d. P17 S1 M8 B1 (4:03)*
Trio
Mode Records/2009
violin: Marc Sabat; cello: Rohan de Saram; piano: Aki Takahashi; recorded at Teldex Studio, Berlin, April 2006; composition year: 1980; *Page, System, Measure, Bar; total excerpts time: 12:33

Philip Glass: Music with Changing Parts (excerpt)
Music with Changing Parts
Nonesuch Records/1994
electric organ, alto flute: Philip Glass; electric, violin, voice: Barbara Benary; electric organ: Steve Chambers; electric organ, soprano saxophone: flute vice: Jon Gibson; soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone; piccolo, flute; voice: Dickie Landry; electric piano: Arthur Murphy; trumpet, flute, voice: Robert Prado; engineer, electronics: Kurt Munkacsi; recorded in New York City, 1971-1973; composition years: 1970-1973; excerpt time: 5:00

SET TWO
Elizabeth Anderson: Solar Winds
L'envol
empreintes DIGITALes/2014
electroacoustic music on 8 tracks of tape realized at Métamorphoses d’Orphée studio of Musiques & Recherches, Ohain, Belgium, 2012; premiered at the  8th festival Visiones Sonoras organized by the Centro Mexicano para la Música y las Artes Sonoras (CMMAS), National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City, October 27, 2012; time: 9:37

Maggi Payne: Solar Wind
Crystal
Lovely Music, Ltd./1991
stereo electronic tape and video: Maggi Payne; composition year: 1982, based on the image of shockwave interactions of Saturn and Venus with the solar wind; time: 9:46

SET THREE
John Cage, David Tudor, Takehisa Kosugi: Five Stone Wind (excerpt)
Music for Merce Cunningham
Mode Records/1991
amplified violin, live electronics, bamboo flute:Takehisa Kosugi; nine clay pots and tapes: Michael Pugliese; live electronics: David Tudor; music for the Merce Cunningham dance "Five Stone Wind" (1988); recorded in May 1988, Washington D.C.; composition year: 1988; excerpt time: 5:00

Annea Lockwood: excerpts from The Glass World
a. Glissandi (0:24)
b. Dialogue: Bottles & Jars (1:42)
The Glass World
¿What Next? Recordings/1997 (original Tangent LP 1970)
glass objects played by Annea Lockwood from The Glass World concert series 1966-1973; total excerpts time: 3:06


Erik Nyström: Catabolisms
Morphogenèse
electroacoustic music realized at the Electroacoustic Studio of City University London, 2011-2012, premiered at the SuperCollider Symposium 2012 at City University London, April 27, 2012; time: 12:15

SET FOUR
John Cage: Atlas Eclipticalis with Winter Music (electronic version) 
Music from the Tudorfest (various artists)
San Francisco Tape Music Center 1964
simultaneous performance of Atlas Eclipticalis (for orchestra, 1961) and Winter Music (for piano, 1957); electronics: Michael Callahan, perucssion: John Chowning; trombone: Stuart Dempster; piano: Werner Jepson; horn: Douglas Leedy; viola, viola d'amore: Robert Mackler; horn, tuba: Pauline Oliveros; piano: Dwight Peltzer; piano: Ann Riley; double bass: Loren Rush; trumpet: Stanley Shaff; viola: Linn Subotnick: clarinet: Morton Subotnick; piano: David Tudor; flute, piccolo: Ian Underwood; timpani: Jack van der Wyck; conductor: Ramon Sender; recorded at the San Francisco Tape Music Center, April 3, 1964; excerpt time: 11:45

Morris Palter: Zyklus (K. Stockhausen)
Remedy, solo percussion (various composers)
composer: Karlheinz Stockhausen for solo percussion; solo percussion: Morris Palter; recorded at Warren Music Facility, University of California San Diego, January 2003; composition year: 1959; time: 9:15

SET FIVE
Triple Point: Venus Rising
Phase/Transitions
Triple Point (Pauline Oliveros, Jonas Braasch, Doug Van Nort): electronics, sound systems; recorded at the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC), Troy, New York, August 2012; time: 3:34

Thomas DeLio: XXXIII -- XXVII
Selected Compositions (1991 - 2013)
(computer music on tape); composition year: 2007; time: 3:33

Natasha Barrett: The Utility of Space
Cultures électroniques Bourges 2001 (various artists)
electroacoustic music  realized in 2000 at the composer’s studio with spatialization research carried out at NOTAM (Norsk nettverk for Teknologi, Akustikk og Musikk / Norwegian network for Technology, Acoustics and Music) in Oslo, Norway; premiered at the Space Escape NICEM (Norwegian Section of the International Confederation for Electroacoustic Music) concert during the Ultima Oslo Contemporary Music Festival, Norway, October 7; 2000; time: 13:25

SET SIX
Dean Anderson: Divinations (W. Kraft)
Divinations
composer: William Kraft for solo percussion; solo percussion: Dean Anderson; recorded at Soundmirror, Inc., Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts; composition year: 1995; time: 12:20

Stuart Saunders Smith: Tunnels*
Crux
(for musician/actor); percussion, actor: Thomas Goldstein; composition year: 1982; time: 7:06

David MacBride: Envolop*
Conundrum
The Percussion Music of David MacBride, featuring Benjamin Toth
Innova Recordings/2002
percussion: Benjamin Toth; recorded at Sound Situation, Glastonbury, Connecticut, May 13, 1996; composition year: 1971; time: 4:40

*Taint Radio version only

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