Thursday, April 28, 2016

Martian Gardens, Valley Free Radio Edition, April 29, 2016

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Northampton, Mass.
Webcast/Broadcast date: April 29, 2016
Fridays Noon -- 2:00 p.m. EDT

SET ONE
Benjamin Boretz: Two Holy Sonnets by John Donne
XIV. Batter My Heart (2:05)
V. I Am a Little World (1:50)
BENJAMINBORETZ9X9 (various artists)
Open Space/2016
vibraphone, percussion: Benjamin Boretz; composition year: 1960; total time: 3:55

Salvatore Martirano: Cocktail Music
O,O,O,O, That Shakespeherian Rag
New World Records/1998
piano: Marilyn Nonken; composition year: 1962; time: 6:21

SET TWO
Salvatore Martirano: Look at the back of my head for awhile
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 22
The Composer in the Computer Age V -- A Salvatore Martirano Retrospective: 1962-1992
Centaur Records/1995
A SalMar Construction performed live at the composer's studio, Urbana-Champaign, January, 1974; time: 12:01

Salvatore Martirano: SalMar at IRCAM (excerpt)
In Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the University of Illinois
Experimental Music Studios (1958--2008) (various artists)
University of Illinois School of Music/2008
SalMar Construction electronic composing/performing system: Salvatore Martirano; composition year: 1984; excerpt time: 5:54

SET THREE
Ben Johnston: Quietness (In Memory of Salvatore Martirano)
String Quartets Nos. 6,7, & 8
New World Records/2016
voice: Ben Johnston; text: Rumi; Kepler Quartet (violins: Sharan Leventhal, Eric Segnitz; viola: Brek Renzelman, cello: Karl Lavine); recorded at Tanner/Monagle Studios, Milwaukee, March 15, 2012; composition year: 1996; time: 2:18

Harry Partch: Even Wild Horses, Act III
a. Scene 1 (Had I Not Once a Lovely Youth?) [Conga] 3:00
b. Scene 2 (Let Us Contemplate Undazed the Endless Reaches of My Innocence) [Tahitian Dance] 2:30
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); recorded at Disney Hall/Redcat Theatre, Los Angeles, June 9, 2013; composition year: 1952; total time: 5:30

Gwoup Premye Nimewo: Kongo-A Kraze Renn Nou
(Kongo Rhythm) (trad.)
Angels in the Mirror -- Voudou Music of Haiti
Ellipsis Arts/1997
tanbouren drums: Romére Thesfield, Sonson Thes,fife: Dieuseul Sivil; fé and caller, with numerous vocalists; recordings from Port Au Prince, Haiti, mixed at Pacific Coast Soundworks, West Hollywood, California, 1997; time: 6:10

Ganesh Anandan & Hans Reichel: Songbird
Self Made
Ambiances Magnetiques/2009
shruti stick, metallophone: Ganesh Anandan; daxophone: Hans Reichel; recorded by Hans Reichel, March 2008; time: 3:40

Adolfo Nuñez: Jurel (Mackerel)
Electroacoustic Music of Adolfo Nuñez
CD-R/2004 (compiled)
electroacoustic music sourced from Andalusian Flamenco sounds, commissioned by and recorded at Groupe de Musique Experimentale de Bourges, Franc, 1993; time: 11:12

Jon Rose: selections from The Fence
a. The green line (1:51)
b. Waste bins provided (3:45)
The Fence/Bagni di Dolabella
ReR Megacorp/1998
text, field recordings, musical performance: Jon Rose;produced for SFB in Berlin in August 1996; total selections time: 5:36

SET THREE
Laurie Anderson:
a. From the Air (7:07)
b. Phosphenes (0:48)
Heart of a Dog
Nonesuch Records/2015
words, lyrics, music, performance: Laurie Anderson; recorded in New York City, 2015, total time: 7:55

Laurie Anderson: From the Air
Big Science
Warner Bros./1984 (orig. LP/1982)
vocals, lyrics, synthesizer, vocoder, percussion, music: Laurie Anderson; recorded in New York City, 1982, time: 4:29

Kraftwerk: The Robots
The Man Machine
Capitol Records/1986 (orig. Kling Klang LP/1978)
voice, electronics: Ralf Hutter; voice, electronics: Florian Schneider; electronic percussion: Karl Bartos, Wolfgang Flur; recorded at Kling Klang Studios, Dusseldorf, 1978; time: 6:11

Piero Milesi: Avanti La Tre
Within Himself
Music for Films, Installations, Water, and Fireworks
Cuneiform Records/2000
samples, sampler, synthesizer: Piero Milesi; recorded at Deffenu Studio, Nuoro, Sardinia; from the film "Passaggi" by Luca Scarzella; composition years: 1991, 1995; time: 7:40

Miguel del Aguila: Presto II
Salón Buenos Aires
Bridge Records/2009
Camerata San Antonio (violins: Ertran Torgul, Karen Stiles; viola: Emiliy Watkins Freudigman; cello: Kenneth Freudigman); recorded at the First United Methodist Church, Boerne, Texas, summer 2008; composition year: 1988; time: 4:59

Luigi Dallapiccola: selections from Tartiniana Seconda, Mvt. IV --
Variazoni (Divertmenta for violin & piano)
a. Decisamente (0:26)
b. Maestroso (0:56)
c. Tranquillo (1:10)
Musica da Camera (Dallapiccola/Petrassi)
Mode Records/2006
violin: Daniele Colombo; piano: Ciro Longobardi (of Ensemble Dissonanzen); recorded at Teatro delle Palme, Naples; February 21-23, 2005; composition year: 1956; excerpts time: 4:35

John Cale: excerpt from In Memoriam John Cage (Call Waiting)
The John Cage Tribute
Koch Classics/1993
produced by John Cale for the Flux/Attitudes exhibit, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, 1992; The John Cage Tribute CD 2, Track 60; time: 0:10

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Martian Gardens, Taint Radio Edition, April 28, 2016


Host: Max Shea 
online playlists:
Martian Gardens blog
email: martiangardens@gmail.com

TAINTRADIO.ORG
Webcast: Thursdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: April 28, 2016

WXOJ-LP 103.3
Valley Free Radio
Northampton, Mass.
Webcast/Broadcast
Fridays Noon -- 2:00 p.m. EDT

SINGLE PLAY
Ben Johnston: String Quartet No. 7
a. Prelude -- Scurrying, forceful, intense (2:32)
b. Palindromes -- Eerie (4:50)
c. Variations -- With solemnity (16:15)
String Quartets Nos. 6, 7, & 8
New World Records/2016
Kepler Quartet (violins: Sharan Leventhal, Eric Segnitz; viola: Brek Renzelman, cello: Karl Lavine);; recorded at Tanner/Monagle Studios, Milwaukee, in several sessions in 2015 and 2016; composition year: 1984; total time: 23:45

SET TWO
Christian Wolff: I Like to Think of Harriet Tubman
Volume 2 -- Chamber Works
Mode Records/1998
members of the Barton Workshop (voice: Judith Van Swaay; double bass: Jos Tieman; clarinet: John Anderson; violin: Marieke Keser); recorded at The Hilversum Conservatorium, Hilversum, The Netherlands; text: Susan Griffin; composition year: 1984; time: 6:05

Virgil Thomson: Jane Bowles, Early and As Remembered (Portrait for Piano)
Early and As Remembered
New Albion/1991
piano: Yvar Mikhashoff; composition year: 1985; time: 2:01

Mel Powell: Madrigal for Flute Alone
Six Recent Works
Music Masters/1988
flute: Rachel Rudich; composition year: 1982; time: 2:14

Tara Helen O'Connor & Margaret Kampmeier: Crystal Shadows (S. Mackey)
The Way Things Go
Bridge Records/2015
flute: Tara Helen O'Connor; piano: Margaret Kampmeier; recorded at New Rochelle Studios, New Rochelle, New York, 2013; composer: Steven Mackey; composition year: 1985; time: 8:37

Laurie Amat: Virginia Diosa
The Lab, 20th Anniversary (various artists)
The Lab/2004
voices: Laurie Amat; composition year: 2003; from Cecil B. Freeder's film "Our Lady of Tamale," time: 0:36

Toychestra: High Flame
The Lab, 20th Anniversary (various artists)
The Lab/2004
vocals, violin, washboard, woodblock, lyrics: Lexa Walsh; vocals, organ, kalimba, words: Angela Coon; Golden Cup accordion; Shari Robertson; melodica: Corey Weinstein; composition year: 2002; time: 3:54

SET THREE
Laurie Anderson:
a. From the Air (7:07)
b. Phosphenes (0:48)
Heart of a Dog
Nonesuch Records/2015
words, lyrics, music, performance: Laurie Anderson; recorded in New York City, 2015, total time: 7:55

Laurie Anderson: From the Air
Big Science
Warner Bros./1984 (orig. LP/1982)
vocals, lyrics, synthesizer, vocoder, percussion, music: Laurie Anderson; recorded in New York City, 1982, time: 4:29

Kraftwerk: The Robots
The Man Machine
Capitol Records/1986 (orig. Kling Klang LP/1978)
voice, electronics: Ralf Hutter; voice, electronics: Florian Schneider; electronic percussion: Karl Bartos, Wolfgang Flur; recorded at Kling Klang Studios, Dusseldorf, 1978; time: 6:11

Piero Milesi: Avanti La Tre
Within Himself
Music for Films, Installations, Water, and Fireworks
Cuneiform Records/2000
samples, sampler, synthesizer: Piero Milesi; recorded at Deffenu Studio, Nuoro, Sardinia; from the film "Passaggi" by Luca Scarzella; composition years: 1991, 1995; time: 7:40

SET FOUR
Robert Scott Thompson: Wreckingyard
The Strong Eye
Aucourant Records/1992
digital sound synthesis and processing: Robert Scott Thompson (C-flute samples: John Fonville; bass flute samples: Sebastian Winston; voice samples: Victoria Bearden; cello samples: Robert Scott Thompson); recorded at the Danish Institute of Electroacoustic Music, Aarhus, Denmark; composition year: 1991; time: 10:45

Luc Ferrari: Tête et queue du dragon
a. Part 1 (4:39)
b. Part 2 (4:42)
Tautologos and Other Early Electronic Works
EMF/2003
musique concrète (tape music): Luc Ferrari; realized by the Groupe de recherches musicales du Service de la recherche de la radiodiffusion-télévision française (GRM), directed by Pierre Schaeffer, Paris, 1960; total time: 9:21

SET FIVE
J.K. Randall: BAB-O (for Benjamin A. Boretz)
BENJAMIN BORETZ9X9 (various artists)
Open Space/2016
composition, CSound programming: Jim Randall; composition year: 2001; time: 4:08

Salvatore Martirano: SalMar at IRCAM (excerpt)
In Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the University of
Illinois Experimental Music Studios (1958--2008) (various artists)
University of Illinois School of Music/2008
SalMar Construction electronic composing/performing system: Salvatore Martirano; composition year: 1984; excerpt time: 5:54

Iannis Xenakis: Mycenae-Alpha
Electro Acoustic Music -- Classics (various artists)
Neuma Records/1990
UPIC computer music system: Iannis Xenakis; realized at the Centre d'Etudes de Mathématique et Automatique Musicales (CEMAMu), Paris, 1978; time: 9:38

SET SIX
Pauline Oliveros: 50-50 1 Heads
Reverberations -- Tape and Electronic Music 1961 -- 1970 (boxed set)
Important Music/2013
tapes, electronics: Pauline Oliveros; recorded at the University of California San Diego Electronic Music Studio 1967 -- 1970; excerpt time: 19:31

Morton Subotnick: Until Spring -- Revisited (excerpt)
Electronic Works Vol. 3
Mode Records/2011
live electronics: Morton Subotnick; live electronics, glass harp: Miguel Frasconi; recorded live at Recombinant Media Labs, San Francisco, April 6, 2007; original composition: 1975; total excerpt time: 9:00

Philip Mantione: Dorr
Equal Form
Scattered Music/2001
computer music: Philip Mantione; time: 4:00

R. Weis: Parrot & Paperback, Part I
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: 3:14


Gen Ken Montgomery: Bath Drain
Pondfloorsample
XI Records/2002
noises recorded by GKM, 1994; time: 3:36

Maggi Payne: Lab Faucet
The Lab, 20th Anniversary (various artists)
The Lab/2004
electroacoustic music: Maggi Payne; composition year: 2003; time: 2:21

-- FIN --

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Martian Gardens, Valley Free Radio Edition, April 22, 2016

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Valley Free Radio
Northampton, Mass.
Webcast/Broadcast date: April 22, 2016
Fridays Noon -- 2:00 p.m. EDT

SINGLE PLAY
Bruce Hamilton: Parcel
Possible Worlds (various artists)
Spectropol/2011
piano: Bruce Hamilton; time: 2:00

SET ONE
Keith Eisenbrey: Another for clavichord and ping pong balls
BENJAMINBORETZ9X9 (various artists)
Open Space/2016
clavichord: Keith Eisenbrey; time: 8:24

Mauricio Kagel: String Quartet II
Pan String Quartets
Montaigne/2000
Arditti Quartet; recorded at Studio Stolberger Strasse, Cologne,July 1989; composition years: 1965-1967; time: 10:00

SET TWO
Harry Partch: By The Rivers of Babylon
Bitter Music
Bridge Records/2010
intoning voice: John Schneider; adapted viola: Richard Valitutto; Bitter Music, Harry Partch's hobo diary, written in 1935; "By the Rivers of Babylon," adapted from "Two Psalms" (composition years 1931, 1955); text: Psalm 137; recorded at Second Story Studios, Venice, California, summer 2010; time: 3:25

John Schneider: December 1942 (H. Partch)
I. Come Away, Death (2:59)
II. The Heron (1:16)
III. The Rose (2:30)
Just Guitars
Bridge Records/2003
voice, Adapted Guitar I: John Schneider; texts: a. Shakespeare; b. Tsurayuki; c. Ella Young; recorded in Los Angeles, 1997; composer: Harry Partch; composition year: 1942; time: 6:45

Elizabeth Brown: Atlantis
Mirage
New World Records/2013
Theremin: Elizabeth Brown; amplified classical guitar: Benjamin Verdery; recorded at Westchester, New York, January 11, 2013; composition year: 2007; time: 6:52

Vladimir Ussachevsky: Wireless Fantasy
Music for Electronic & Older Instruments (Luening/Ussachevsky/Powell)
CRI/1968
electronics, tape collage: Vladimir Ussachevsky; recorded at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center, composition year: 1960; time: 4:41

SET THREE
Jean Derome: Autoportrait en 29 Notes
from Oiseau-Lyre (Flanque d'une colonnade)
Musiques de Chambres 1992-2012
Ambiances Magnetiques/2015
bass clarinet: Lori Freedman; recorded at la Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur, Montreal, April 19, 2005; composition year: 2005; total time: 4:01

Roscoe Mitchell: Green Skies
Solo [3]
Mutable Music/2004
alto saxophone: Roscoe Mitchell; recorded at Audio for the Arts, Madison Wisconsin; time: 0:43

SET FOUR
Jean Derome: from Oiseau-Lyre (Flanque d'une colonnade)
a. Oeiseau-Lyre (3:11)
b. La Ligne (1:56)
Musiques de Chambres 1992-2012
Ambiances Magnetiques/2015
bass clarinet: Lori Freedman; recorded at la Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur, Montreal, April 19, 2005; composition year: 2005; total time: 5:07

Lori Freedman: Chrysalis
3
Ambiances Magnetiques/2006
clarinet: Lori Freedman; doublebass: Nicolas Caloia; percussian: Danielle Palardy Roger; recorded at the Bistrot Le VA Et Vient, Montreal, June 2005; time: 3:35

Matthew Burtner: Δ2
Metasaxophone Colossus
Innova Recordings/2004
electric feedback saxophone, intelligent sampler; Matthew Burtner; time: 6:46

Roscoe Mitchell: Tech Ritter and The Megabytes (Composition)
Solo [3]
Mutable Music/2004
soprano, alto, tenor, and bass saxophones: Roscoe Mitchell; recorded at Audio for the Arts, Madison, Wisconsin; time: 2:15

SET FIVE
Tom Hamilton: 23rd St. -- Voice
Off-Hour Wait State -- Some Music About the Subway
O.O.Discs/1996
voice: Thomas Buckner; The System (alto saxophone: Roscoe Mitchell; shakuhachi: Ralph Samuelson; trombone: Peter Zummo; percussion: Jonathan Haas); electronic environment created by Tom Hamilton; recorded at Dante DeSole and Looking Glass Studios, New York City, 1995; time: 4:52

Robert Ashley Act V (Years 57-70)
Crash -- An opera by Robert Ashley
Lovely Music, Ltd./2015
singers: Gelsey Bell, Amirtha Kidambi, Brian McCorkle, Paul Pinton, Dave Ruder, Aliza Simons; music director and live sound: Tom Hamilton; recorded at the Roulette, New York City, April 15-18, 2015; text, composition: Robert Ashley; composition year: 2013; time: 15:00

SINGLE PLAY
Morton Subotnick: Until Spring -- Revisited (excerpt)
Electronic Works Vol. 3
Mode Records/2011
live electronics: Morton Subotnick; live electronics, glass harp: Miguel Frasconi; recorded live at Recombinant Media Labs, San Francisco, April 6, 2007; original composition: 1975; total excerpt time: 15:15

 -- FIN --

Martian Gardens, Taint Radio Edition, April 21, 2016

Host: Max Shea 
online playlists:
Martian Gardens blog
email: martiangardens@gmail.com

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Webcast: Thursdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: April 21, 2016

WXOJ-LP 103.3
Valley Free Radio
Northampton, Mass.
Webcast/Broadcast
Fridays Noon -- 2:00 p.m. EDT

SET ONE
Richard Karpen: Mass
Miniatures Concrètes (various artists)
empreintes DIGITALes/1998
computer, stereo tape: Richard Karpen; composition year: 1996; time: 3:00

Robert Scott Thompson: Rock Garden
Palimpsest
Aucourant Records/2016
electronic music: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at the composer's studio, Roswell, Georgia, 2015; time: 6:29

François Giraudon: Histoire d'un reve
La Corrida
Mnèmosyne Musique Media/1998
electroacoustic music: François Giraudon; realized at IMEB, Bourges, 1996; time: 12:24

SET TWO
Elizabeth Hoffman: Twelve-to-Seven for Ben for Piano
BENJAMINBORETZ9X9 (various artists)
Open Space/2016
piano: Blair McMillan; time: 3:11

Elizabeth Hoffman: Geminis
a. Movement 1 (8:00)
b. Movement 2 (3:57)
Modus Nodus -- Chamber Music Works 2002-2003
Albany Records/2003
percussion: Stephen Paysen, Dominic Donato; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, March 2003; total time: 12:00

John Cage: Sonata XIV & XV "Gemini"*
The Piano Works 2 -- Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano
Mode Records/1998
prepared piano: Philip Vandrè; recorded at the Hessischer Rundfunk, Studio 1, Frankfurt, December 1994; composition year: 1946-1948; time: 7:07
*After the work of Richard Lippold

SET THREE
Ingram Marshall: Cortez
Ikon and Other Early Works
New World Records/2000
tape music: Ingram Marshall; text, voice: Don McCaig; composition years: 1972-1973; time: 8:29

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

Field recording: João Da Mata
Amazonia -- Festival and Cult Music of Northern Brazil
Lyrichord Discs/1993 (orig. LP/1976)
festival music recorded by Morton Marks, Pará, Brazil, 1975; time: 3:48

J.K. Randall: The Fish
Cleophila/The Fish/Svejk/Some Old Troubadour Songs
Open Space/1999
voice: Jim Randall; text: Marianne Moore; composition year: 1995; time: 3:30

Benjamin Boretz: Fantasy on an Improvisation by Jim Randall
BENJAMINBORETZ9X9 (various artists)
Open Space/2016
banjo: Hilary Hawke; mandolin: Joseph Brent; alto flute: T.J. Wible; English horn: Zachary Boeding; violin: Scott Moore; cello: Eleanor Lee; composition year: 2014 (in memoriam J.K. Randall, 1929-2014); time: 5:33

SET FOUR
John Cage: Part Four
Writing for the Second Time Through Finnegans Wake
Roaratorio -- An Irish Circus on Finnegans Wake
Mode Records/2002 (orig. 1992)
voice: John Cage; text: James Joyce; recorded at WDR, Köln, 1979; time: 2:56

Thomas Buckner: Night and Fog, part 3 -- 1923 (A. Lockwood)
Full Spectrum Voice
Lovely Music, Ltd./1991
bass baritone: Thomas Buckner; percussion: Michael Pugliese; baritone saxophone: J.D. Parran; composer: Annea Lockwood; text: Osip Mandelstam, "The Age," 1923; composition year: 1987; time: 4:05

Kitty Brazelton: That which has already been is now
Ecclesiates -- A Modern Oratorio
Innova Recordings/2010
The Time Remaining Band (countertenor, mandolin: David Bryan; tenor, x-bell: John Brauer, baritone, z-bell: Keith Borden; bass, c-bell: Mark Lin; cello, d-bell, conducting: Matt Goekelaptop; drums, percussion, bells: Alex Vittum; drone & soundtracks, voice, conductor: Kitty Bralelton; text (Bells and Words): Kitty Brazelton, Eccles. 3:1-8, 15; recorded at Dreamland studios, West Hurley, New York; composition years: 2004--2010; time: 2:26

Petr Kotik: In Contemplating What Loving Was Needing
Many Many Women
Dog W/A Bone/2000
SEM Ensemble with vocal group (soprano: Dora Ohrenstein, Lois Winter; countertenor: William Lyon Lee; tenor: William Zukof; baritone: Albert de Ruiter; bass: Elliott Levine); text: Gertrude Stein, Many Many Women (1909-1912); recorded at Vanguard Studios, New York City, March 17 and 19, 1980; composition years: 1975-1978; time: 3:43

Moondog:
a. Behold (2:43)
b. Sparrow (2:05)
Round the World of Sound
New World Records/2016
performed by Dedalus & Muzzix, directors: Didier Aschour, Christian Pruvost; recorded at La Muse en Circuit, Alfortville, France, November 2015; music and lyrics: Louis T. Hardin (Moondog); composition year: 1968; time: 4:48

Vertical Squirrels: Moondog
Time of the Sign
Ambiances Magnetiques/2014
guitars, percussion, synthesizer: Daniel Fischilin; piano, melodica: Ajay Heble; bass, baritone saxophone, pedal steel guitar, percussion; Lewis Melville; percussion: Ted Warren; recorded in Ontario, Canada (Toronto, Guelph, Hamilton), June 2012; time: 5:22

SINGLE PLAY
Mauricio Kagel: Ludwig van (film soundtrack)
I. 2:31/II. 2:02/III. 1:49/IV. 203/V. 1:44/VI. 3:21/VII. 3:07/VIII. 3:12/IX. 3:17
Mauricio Kagel -- Works for Piano and Ensemble
Aeon/2003
flute: Philippe Bernhold; horn: Herve Joulain; baryton: Francois Le Roux; piano: Eric Le Sage; contrabass: Marc Marder; cello: Jean-Guilhen Queryas; clarinet: Ronald Van Spaendonck; Choeur Rémusat; composition year: 1968; time: 22:02

SINGLE PLAY
Michael Gordon: Rewriting Beethoven's Seventh Symphony
Part 1 (5:48)
Part 2 (7:39)
Part 3 (4:21)
Part 4 (3:57)
Dystopia
Cantaloupe Music/2014
Bamberger Symphoniker, conductor: Jonathan Nott; recorded at the Beethovenfest Bonn, September 30, 2006 (world premier); composition year: 2006; total excerpt time: 21:45

SET FIVE
Ingrid Drese: Plis de la nuit
Interstices
empreintes DIGITALes/2010
electroacoustic music on stereo tape: Ingrid Drese; realized at the composer’s studio, 2008, premiered April 23, 2008 at the Ars Music festival, Théâtre de la Rotonde — Le Botanique, Brussels, Belgium; time: 11:38

Sam Pluta: Singular Explosion
60 x 60 2004/2005 (various artists)
Vox Novus/2005
electronics: Sam Pluta; time: 1:00

-- FIN --

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Martian Gardens, Valley Free Radio Version, April 15, 2016

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Webcast: Thursdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT

WXOJ-LP 103.3
Valley Free Radio
Northampton, Mass.
Webcast/Broadcast date: April 15, 2016
Fridays Noon -- 2:00 p.m. EDT

SET ONE
Tim Patterson: Five Miniatures (J. Bergamo)
1. 0:45
2. 0:21
3. 0:26
4. 0:18
5. 0:46
Like Style, Dig? The Music of John Bergamo
Innova Recordings/2015
(composer: John Bergamo, for percussion quartet); percussion: Tim Patterson, Tom Ross, Joseph Murfin, Jack Alcorn; arr. Tim Patterson; recorded at Blast House Studios, Madison, Wisconsin; arr. composition year: 1966; time: 2:31


Robert Scott Thompson: Polychroma for Piano
Meridian -- Chamber Music Works
Aucourant Records/2007 (orig. 1999)
piano: Laura Gordy; composition year: 1996; time: 16:20

SET TWO
Mara Helmuth: From O for 2 Cellos and Electronics
BENJAMINBORETZ9X9 (various artists)
Open Space/2016
cellos: Leah Plave, Peter Phelan; time: 12:42

Mara Helmuth: The Edge of Noise
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 36 [various artists]
The Composer in the Computer Age XI
Mara Helmuth: Sound Collaborations
Centaur Records/2007
(for ensemble and computer music); performed by the NeXT Ens, conductor: Mara Helmuth; recorded at the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati; composition year: 2004; time: 7:45

SET THREE
Steve Reich: Sextet, Movement III -- Slow
Third Coast Percussion/Steve Reich
Çedille Records/2016
percussion, keyboards (three marimbas, two bass drums, two vibraphones, crotales, sticks, tam-tams, piano, synthesizer): Third Coast Percussion; recorded at the University of Notre Dame's DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, December 15-19, 2014; composition years: 1984, 1985; total time: 2:33

Steve Reich: Double Sextet, Movement I -- Fast
Double Sextet/2x5
Nonesuch Records/2010
Eighth Blackbird (flute: Tim Munro; clarinet: Michael J. Maccaferri; violin: Matt albert; cello: Nicholas Photinos; vibraphone: Matthew Duvall; piano: Lisa Kaplan; recorded at WFMT Studio, Chicago, August 28-29, 2009; composition year: 2007; time: 8:33

Quaretski: selections from Quartetski does Bartok
a. Triolets #75 (0:38)
b. Hommage a.r. sch. #80 (0:50)
Quartetski does Bartok
Ambiances Magnétiques/2016
Quartetski (electric guitar, melodica: Bernard Falaise; bass clarinette, soprano saxophone, melodica; electric bass, synthesizer: Pierre-Yves Martel; violin: Joshua Zubot; drums: Isaiah Ceccarelli), director: Pierre-Yves Martel; recorded at Studio Resther; Montreal, March 2015; composer: Bela Bartók, "Mikrokosmos"; composition years: 1926-1939; total selections time: 1:28

Bischoff/Brown/Erbe/Payne: CCM Flotsam #10
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 17 (various artists)
Music from the Center for Contemporary Music (CCM) at Mills College
Centaur Records/1994
computer music: John Bischoff, Chris Brown, Tom Erbe, Maggi Payne; recorded at CCM, Mills College, Oakland, California, 1993; total time: 0:10

SINGLE PLAY
Jorge Antunes: Ballade Dure
Ballade Dure 3" CD single
Sistrum/1995
electroacoustic music (sound sources: mechanical noises and passengers on the Paris Metro); realized at the Groupe de Recherches Musicales (GRM), Paris, 1995; commissioned by the Institute National Audiovisuel; time: 20:30

SET FOUR
Juan Blanco: Música para Danza
Nuestro Tiempo (Our Time)
Innova Recordings/2013
sine-wave generator, tape dubbing: Juan Blanco; composition year: 1961; time: 5:28

Eric Moe: Songs and Dances of the Automobile
I. Mambo (1:25)
II. Nocturne (3:56)
III. Rubber Riff (2:13)
IV. Lullaby with Variations (4:14)
V. Piston Fling (1:32)
On the Tip of My Tongue
Centaur Records/1996
FM synthesis electronic music: Eric Moe; recorded at Polymorph Productions, Berkeley, California, February 15, 1988; composition year: 1988; time: 13:43

Elainie Lillios: Backroads
a. Shoe Factory (3:51)
b. Tree Tunnel (3:29)
c. Elevator (3:31)
Entre Espaces (Between Spaces)
empreintes DIGITALes/2011
realized at the composer's studio, Bowling Green, Ohio; premiered at Rien à voir (12) concert series presented by Réseaux at Espace GO, Montreal, September 13, 2002; composition date: 2002; time: 3:51

SET FIVE
R. Weis: Acid & Acrobat
Web of Illusion
R. Weis/1998
samples, sampler: Robert Weis; mix: Paul Ruest, The Argot Network, New York City; time: 3:01

Bischoff/Brown/Erbe/Payne: selections from CCM Flotsam:
a.  #7 (0:12)
b. #17 (0:16)
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 17 (various artists)
Music from the Center for Contemporary Music (CCM) at Mills College
Centaur Records/1994
computer music: John Bischoff, Chris Brown, Tom Erbe, Maggi Payne; recorded at CCM, Mills College, Oakland, California, 1993; total selections time: 0:28

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Martian Gardens, Taint Radio Version, April 14, 2016


Host: Max Shea 
online playlists:
Martian Gardens blog
email: martiangardens@gmail.com

TAINTRADIO.ORG
Webcast: Thursdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: April 14, 2016

WXOJ-LP 103.3
Valley Free Radio
Northampton, Mass.
Webcast/Broadcast
Fridays Noon -- 2:00 p.m. EDT

SINGLE PLAY
Roger Reynolds: A Magma of Interiors
from Whispers Out of Time
Whispers Out of Time [Works for Orchestra]
Mode Records/2007
Cleveland Chamber Symphony Orchestra, conductor: Edwin London; recorded at Drinko Recital Hall, Cleveland State University, Ohio, February 9, 1999; time: 3:05

SINGLE PLAY
Benjamin Boretz: The River Between (excerpt)
BENJAMINBORETZ9X9 (various artists)
Open Space/2016
PolyMoog synthesizer, wooden flute: Benjamin Boretz; composition year: 1987; time: 18:29

SET ONE
Micheline Coulombe Saint-Marcoux: Zones
Impulsion
empreintes DIGITALes/2001
stereo tape (sources: organ, piano, haprsichord, synthesizers); realized at the Sonic Research Studio of Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, 1971-1972; premiered at the Festival International d'Art Contemporain, Royan, Charente-Maritime, France, March 25, 1972; time: 9:02

Barry Truax: Ascendance
IMEB Opus 30 Vol. 3 (1970-1983) (various artists)
Mnemosyne Musique Media/2003
electroacoustic music realized at the Institut international de musique électroacoustique de Bourges, 1979; time: 12:06

SET TWO
Kim Cascone:
Dustmurals (3:32)
The Black Theorem (2:49)
blackKube ( )
Anechoic/2003
computer music realized at the composer's studio, San Francisco, time: 6:19

Patricia Spencer: Kairos (J. Shatin)
Narcissus/Kairos (Musgrave/Shatin)
Neuma Records/1997
for flute, computer, and effects processing; flute: Patricia Spencer; composer: Judith Shatin, recorded at Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church, Bethesda, Maryland, March 2-3, 1996; composition year: 1991; time: 15:50

SET THREE
Tara Helen O'Connor & Margaret Kampmeier: Righteous Babe (R. Woolf)
The Way Things Go
Bridge Records/2015
flute: Tara Helen O'Connor; piano: Margaret Kampmeier; recorded at New Rochelle Studios, New Rochelle, New York, 2013; composer: Randall Woolf; composition year: 2003; time: 6:03

Michael Vincent Waller: Pasticcio per meno è più
The South Shore
XI Records/2015
piano: Nicolas Horvath; recorded at Temple Saint-Marcel, Paris; composition year: 2014; time: 5:27

Steve Peters: My Burning Skin to Sleep
From Shelter E.P.
Cold Blue Music/2004
piano: Steve Peters; voice: Marghreta Cordero; recorded in Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1997, mixed 2003; composition year: 1997 (for Shelter dance theater company); time: 6:23

Harold Budd, Ruben Garcia, Daniel Lentz: La Casa Bruja
Music for 3 Pianos
All Saints/1992
pianos: Harold Budd, Ruben Garcia, Daniel Lentz; recorded at Metamusic Productions, Los Angeles, March 2, 1992; time: 4:38

SET FOUR
Moondog: Voices of Spring
Round the World of Sound
performed by Dedalus & Muzzix, directors: Didier Aschour, Christian Pruvost; recorded at La Muse en Circuit, Alfortville, France, November 2015; music and lyrics: Louis T. Hardin (Moondog); composition year: c. 1951; time: 1:45

Robert Moran: Children's Chorus 1 -- Salve Domine
Game of the Antichrist
Innova Recordings/2014
The Children's Chorus of Gemeinde Vaterstetten, conductor: Beatrice Menz-Hermann; recorded at Lisser Hall, Mills College, Oakland, California, May 3, 2014; time: 2:39

James Tenney: Harmonium No. 3
Postcard from Heaven
Music for Harp by Cage, Coates, Tcherepnin, & Tenney
New World Records/2015
harps: Susan Allen, Ellie Choate, Marilu Donovan; recorded at the California Institute of the Arts, July 1-2, 2014; composition year: 1980; time: 4:31

Phil Kline: Sanctus (trad.)
John the Revelator -- A Mass for Six Voices
Cantaloupe Music/2008
Lionheart vocal group; Ethel String Quartet; recorded at the Church of St. Lukes in the Fields, Greenwich Village, August 2007; time: 3:10


Kitty Brazelton: Bells and Words
Ecclesiastes -- A Modern Oratorio 
Innova Recordings/2010
The Time Remaining Band (countertenor, mandolin: David Bryan; tenor, x-bell: John Brauer, baritone, z-bell: Keith Borden; bass, c-bell: Mark Lin; cello, d-bell, conducting: Matt Goekelaptop; drums, percussion, bells: Alex Vittum; drone & soundtracks, voice, conductor: Kitty Bralelton; text (Bells and Words): Kitty Brazelton, Eccles. 3:9-15; recorded at Dreamland studios, West Hurley, New York; composition years: 2004--2010; time: 2:26

Alice Shields: Apocalypse Song
Apocalypse -- An Electronic Opera
CRI/1993
voice, keyboards, synthesizers, text: Alice Shields; composition years: 1990-1993; recorded at Quality Studios and the Columbia University Electronic Music Center, New York City, 1993; time: 2:51

Neely Bruce: Madrigals (The Plague, part VI)
The Plague & Other Vocal Works (The Electric Phoenix sing Neely Bruce)
Mode Records/1991
bass guitar, keyboards, synthesizers: Daryl Runswick; keyboards, synthesizers: Neely Bruce; rhythm guitar: Ray Russell; drums: John Marshall; Electric Phoenix (soprano: Judith Rees; mezzo-soprano: Linda Hirst; tenor: Daryl Runswick; bass: Terry Edwards); recorded at October Sound Studios, London, 1984-1985; time: 3:02

Moondog: Wine, Women, and Song
Round the World of Sound
performed by Dedalus & Muzzix, directors: Didier Aschour, Christian Pruvost; recorded at La Muse en Circuit, Alfortville, France, November 2015; music and lyrics: Louis T. Hardin (Moondog); composition year: c. 1951; time: 2:01

SINGLE PLAY
Roger Reynolds: A Crimson Path
Complete Cello Works
Mode Records/2014
cello: Alexis Descharmes; piano: Sebastian Vichard; recorded at Salle Cortot, Paris, supervised by Roger Reynolds, July 2014; composition years: 2000-2002; time: 26:45

SINGLE PLAY
Evan Parker Electro-Acoustic Ensemble: Shadow Play
The Eleventh Hour
ECM/2005
soprano saxophone: Evan Parker; signal processing instrument, percussion: Lawrence Casserly; computer processing: Walter Prati; samples, signal processing: Joel Ryan; recorded live at the Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, November 2004; time: 17:29

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Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Martian Gardens, Valley Free Radio Edition, April 8, 2016


TAINTRADIO.ORG
Webcast: Thursdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT

WXOJ-LP 103.3
Valley Free Radio
Northampton, Mass.
Webcast/Broadcast date: April 8, 2016
Fridays Noon -- 2:00 p.m. EDT

HOUR ONE
Eyeless in Gaza: Lights of April
Drumming the Beating Heart
Cherry Red/1982
vocals, lyrics, instruments, electronics, noises: Peter Becker, Martyn Bates; time: 2:20

Robert Scott Thompson: Amorphia
Amorphia
Aucourant Records/2007 (orig. 1995)
computer music: Robert Scott Thompson; composition year: 1995; time: 16:04

Françoise Barrière: Trois modes d'air et de lamentations
a. Premier mouvement (5:33)
b. Second mouvement (6:57)
c. Troisième mouvement (6:17
Compendium International -- Bourges 2006 [various artists]
Mnémosyne Musique Media/2006
accordion: Claudio Jacomucci; electroacoustic music: Françoise Barrière; realized at IMEB, Bourges, 2004-2005; total time: 18:57

Tildy Bayar: The Complexities of the Situation
Open Space 12 -- EE²: A Sound Album By Elaine Barkin (various artists)
Open Space/2000
piano, metal rods: Tildy Bayar; composition year: 1989; time: 7:07

Ming Tsao: (Un)Cover
Pathology of Syntax
Mode Records/2014
(for trumpet, trombone, piano, guitar, cellos, and 2 percussionists); Ensemble Ascolta, conductor: Jonathan Stockhammer; recorded at Donaueschinger Musiktage, October 19, 2008; composition year: 2008; time: 9:09

HOUR TWO
Hildegard Westerkamp: Beneath the Forest Floor
Transformations
empreintes DIGITALes/2010 (orig. 1996)
sounds recorded in the Carmanah Valley, Vancouver Island, British Columbia by Hildegard Westerkamp, 1991; ravens recorded on the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia by Norbert Ruebsaat,  produced at CBC's Advanced Audio Production Facility, Toronto; time: 17:23

Happy 70th Birthday, Hildegard Westerkamp! (b. Osnabrück, Germany, April 8, 1946)

Robert Ashley Act III (Years 43-56)
Crash -- An opera by Robert Ashley
Lovely Music, Ltd./2015
singers: Gelsey Bell, Amirtha Kidambi, Brian McCorkle, Paul Pinton, Dave Ruder, Aliza Simons; music director and live sound: Tom Hamilton; recorded at the Roulette, New York City, April 15-18, 2015; text, composition: Robert Ashley; composition year: 2013; time: 15:15

John Oliver: selections from Trope 2 -- Speak
a. Elegy I (6:21)
b. Elegy II (4:31)
Flight 182 Meditations
Earsay/2015
voice, texts: Renee Sarojini Saklikar; computer, processing: John Oliver; composition year: 2015; total selections time: 10:52

Sarah Boothroyd: Forest to Desert*
Deep Wireless 6 -- Radio Art Compilation
New Adventures in Sound Art/2009
electronics, sampling: Sarah Boothroyd; composition year: 2008; time: 2:34

Elainie Lillios: Toronto Island Contrasts*
Deep Wireless 6 -- Radio Art Compilation
New Adventures in Sound Art/2009
electronics, sampling: Elainie Lillios; compositon year: 2008; time: 1:00

David Toop:*
a. A Second Nature (0:39)
b. Translucent World (0:37)
Museum of Fruit (Architettura Series Volume 3)
Caipirinha Productions/1999
synthesizers, electronics, instruments: David Toop; bioelectric fruit recordings: Michael Prime; recorded in London, Fall 1998; total selections time: 1:17

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*Selections in lieu of John Oliver's "Elegy III," which I postponed until next week due to time constraints.