Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Martian Gardens, September 30, 2016

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hour one


First four selections in memoriam Don Buchla, April 18, 1937 -- September 16, 2016

SET ONE
Arthur Kreiger: Voyage
Meeting Places
Albany Records/2003
Buchla Synthesizers, electronics: Arthur Kreiger; premiered at the WBAI Free Music Store, New York City, October 10, 1976; time: 5:00

David Rosenboom:
a. Nazca Liftoff (2:20)
b. Desert Night Touchdown (5:10)
Future Travel
New World Records/2007 (orig. Street LP 1981)
voice: Jacqueline Humbert; keyboards, computers, text: David Rosenboom; recorded at Zoetrope Studios, San Francisco, 1981; composition year: 1981; time: 7:30

SINGLE PLAY
Suzanne Ciani: Concert at Phil Niblock's Loft
Buchla Concerts 1975
Finders Keepers Records/2016
Buchla synthesizers: Suzanne Ciani: time: 20:00

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

SET THREE
David Behrman: ...for nearly an hour... (excerpt)
Music for Merce boxed-set (various artists)
New World Records/2010
voices: Valda Setterfeld, Carolyn Brown, Barbara Dilley Lloyd, Beverly Emmons; recorded at SUNY Buffalo, March 10, 1968, for the dance Walkaround Time, choreographer: Merce Cunningham; excerpt time: 3:23

Steven Ricks: Ossifying (Keeping us from...)
Young American Inventions
New Focus Recordings/2015
electroacoustic music; composition year: 2012; time: 3:00

hour two

SET FOUR
Eric Chasalow: Variations 5 (from Seven Variations on Three Spaces)
Are You Radioactive, Pal?
Suspicious Motives Records/2015
electroacoustic music; composition year: 1999; time: 0:57

Noah Creshevsky: Independence Day
To Know and Not To Know
Tzadik Records/2007
electroacoustic music; composition year: 1997; time: 6:29

Philip Perkins: Q6153
It Gets the Corners
Philip Perkins/2016
electroacoustic music; composition years: 2014-2016; time: 2:36

Philip Mantione: Climatology
Random 26
Scattered Music/1999
samples, sound collage, recorder: Philip Mantione; composition year: 1999; time: 6:01

R. Weis: Dog Choir
Dog Choir CD-R
R. Weis/2003
dog noises recorded by Robert Weis; processing: Robert Weis; premiered at the Pour L'Amour des Chiens," Mona Bismarck Foundations, Paris, summer 2003; time: 3:00

George Hurd: All Falling Apart
Navigation Without Numbers
Innova Recordings/2016
prepared pianos: George Hurd; recorded in San Francisco; time: 2:12

SET FIVE
Manuella Blackburn: Kitchen Alchemy
Formes Audibles
empreintes DIGITALes/2012
electroacoustic music (sound sources: kitchen utensils and devices); realized at the electroacoustic music studios of the University of Manchester; premiered at the MANTIS South-North Festival, March 11, 2007; composition year: 2007; time: 11:31

Andrew Cyrille Quartet: Sanctuary
The Declaration of Musical Independence
ECM/2016
guitar: Bill Frissell; double bass: Ben Street; drums, percussion: Andrew Cyrille; synthesizer, piano: Richard Teitelbaum; recorded at Brooklyn Recording, July 2014; time: 4:16

Christian Wolff: Exercise 14b
Ten Exercises
New World Records/2006
percussion: Robyn Schulkowsky, Christian Wolff; recorded at Poggiolo Farm, Pozzuolo, Umbria, Italy, September 2005; time: 6:49

SET SIX
Marc Chan: My Wounded Head 3
a. mm. 36-49 (2:44)
b. mm. 50-70 (3:57)
My Wounded Head 3
Mode Records/2016
piano: Robert Haskins; recorded at System II, Brooklyn, November 2011; composition year: 2009; time: 5:11

Linda Dusman: er rat tic rat tum (from Suite Sweet Errata)
I Need No Words
Neuma Records/2013
piano: Shannon Wettstein; composition year: 1997; time: 2:09

Michael Vincent Waller: Anthems
The South Shore
XI Records/2015
piano: Yael Manor; cello: Christine Kim; recorded at Oktaven Studios, New York City, time: 2:31

-- FIN --

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Martian Gardens, September 23, 2016

Host: Max Shea 
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Northampton, Mass.
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Webcast date: September 16, 2016

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hour one


SET ONE
Marc Chan: My Wounded Head 3, mm. 1-35
My Wounded Head 3
Mode Records/2016
piano: Robert Haskins; recorded at System II, Brooklyn, November 2011; composition year: 2009; time: 9:27

Olly Wilson: Piano Piece
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 37 (various artists)
Music from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music TIMARA Studios
Centaur Records/2008
(for prepared piano and stereo tape); prepared piano: Thomas Fosnocht; electronic score realized at the Electronic Music Studio of the Oberlin Conservatory, Oberlin, Ohio; composition year: 1969; time: 11:50

SET TWO
David Lang: selections from Are You Experienced?
a. Adagio (4:04)
b. Adagio Moderato (3:03)
Transformations (various composers)
Bridge Records/2016
(for electric tuba, narrator, and chamber orchestra); tuba: Aaron Tindall; narrator: Steven Stucky; Ithaca College Chamber Orchestra, conductor: Jeffery Meyer; recorded at Ford Hall, Ithaca School of Music, Ithaca, New York, December 13, 2014; total selections time: 7:07

James Mobberley: selections from Icarus Wept
a. Eleven Feet from the Sun (6:29)
b. Climbing the Blue Staircase (3:51)
Music of James Mobberley
CD-R/2009
trumpet: Keith Benjamin; fixed media: James Mobberley; composition years: 1995-1997; total selections time: 9:20

Philip Mantione: Track 3
Fourteen
Scattered Music/2003
field recordings from New York City, computer-generated noise, samples: Philip Mantione; total time: 4:24

Chris Cutler: Atlanta
Solo
ReR Megacorp/2002
electrified drum kit: Chris Cutler; recorded at PLACE, April 10, 2001; time: 3:55

Joseph Bertolozzi: Glass Floor Rhythms
Tower Music
Bertolozzi Plays the Eiffel Tower
Innova Recordings/2015
percussion, samples: Joseph Bertolozzi (samples from The Audio Library of the Eiffel Tower, Paris), composition year: 2014; time: 2:45

hour two

In memoriam Don Buchla, April 18, 1937 -- September 16, 2016

SINGLE PLAY
David Rosenboom: In the Beginning I: (Electronic)
In The Beginning [1978-1981]
New World Records/2012
David Rosenboom: Buchla & Associates 300 Series Electric Music Box; recorded at the Music Gallery, Toronto, January 19, 1979; composition year: 1978; time: 23:48

SINGLE PLAY
Pauline Oliveros: Beautiful Soop
Alien Bog/Beautiful Soop
Pogus Productions/1997
recorded at the San Francisco Tape Music Center, Mills College, 1966, using the Buchla Box 100 synthesizer and tape delay system; time: 27:49

-- FIN --

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Martian Gardens, September 16, 2016

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hour one


SINGLE PLAY
Steve Reich: Double Sextet
a. Fast (8:33)
b. Slow (6:43)
c. Fast (6:56)
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: 22:18

SET ONE
Barney Childs: Stances for Flute and Silence
Heaven to Clear When Day Did Close
New World Records/2016
flute: Nancy Turetzky; recorded at the University of Redlands, January 2001; composition year: 1963; time: 6:47

Barney Childs: London Rice Wine
A Music; That it might be
New World Records/2002
flute, live electronics: Philip Rehfeldt; recorded at the University of Redlands, 1996; composition year; 1973; time: 4:30

Paula Matthusen: The Days are Nouns
Pieces for People
Innova Recordings/2015
(for two amplified vibraphones, feedback, and soprano); vibraphones: Manta Percussion; soprano: Jamie Jordan; text: common table prayer in Norwegian (fragmented); recorded at Traxler Studios, New York City, and Notre Dame of Mount Carmel Church, Ceder Knolls, New Jersey; July 2013; composition year: 2013: time: 6:33

SET TWO
John Luther Adams: ....Dust to Dust...
Strange & Sacred Noise
Mode Records/2005
(for two snare drums and two field drums); Percussion Group Cincinnati; recorded at Patricia Corbett Theater, University of Cincinnati, Ohio, November 1998; time: 9:15

Stephen Vitiello: Light Readings
Bright and Dusty Things
New Albion Records/2001
photocell light readings, sound processing: Stephen Vitiello; recorded at Harvestworks, New York City, and the Institute for Electroic Arts, Alfred University; time: 2:42

Bischoff/Brown/Erbe/Payne: CCM Flotsam #18, #19
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: 0:31

hour two

Herbert Brün: More Dust with percussion
Sawdust Computer Music Project
EMF--Smith Publications/1998
SAWDUST computer program: Herbert Brün; Percussion Group Cincinnati; recorded c. 1984; composition year: 1977; time: 13:15

SET THREE
TriAngular Bent: Set 1
TriAngular Bent
TriAngular Bent Records/2016
gong, computer, electronics: Don Preston; cello, bent circuits: Jeff Boynton; computer, electronics: Philip Mantione; time: 9:34

Bill Alves: Time Auscultations
The Terrain of Possibilities
EMF--Bill Alves/1988
Synclavier II computer music system: Bill Alves; composition year: 1987; time: 8:28

Vladimir Ussachevsky: Of Wood and Brass
Music for Electronic and Older Instruments (Luening/Ussachevsky/Powell)
CRI/1968 (vinyl-to-CD flat transfer 2010/New World Records)
electronic music on tape realized at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center, 1965; time: 4:26

SINGLE PLAY
Benjamin Boretz: Black/Noise I
BENJAMINBORETZ9X9 (various artists)
Open Space/2015
computer-processed piano: Benjamin Boretz; composition year: 1998; time: 12:57

Paul Lansky: Wish in the Dark
Things She Carried
Bridge Records/1997
computer music: Paul Lansky; voice: Hannah McKay; created at Princeton University, 1995, 1996; time: 2:51

Noah Creshevsky: Shadow of a Doubt (ending)
Hyperrealism in Music
Electroacoustic Music by Noah Creshevsky 1992-2005
CD-R compilation/2006
electroacoustic music: Noah Creshevsky; composition years: 1999, 2000; time: 1:58

-- FIN --

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Martian Gardens, September 9, 2016

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hour one


SET ONE
Barney Childs: Sonata for Solo Clarinet
a. Movement I (3:27)
b. Movement II (3:03)
c. Movement III (2:25)
Heaven To Clear When Day Did Close
New World Records/2016
clarinet: Phillip Rehfeldt; recorded at the University of Redlands, Redlands, California, January 2001; composition year: 1951; total time: 9:05

Marty Walker: London Rice Wine (B. Childs)
For BC -- The Redlands Sessions (various composers)
CRI/2000
bass clarinet: Marty Walker; recorded at the Frederick Loewe Performance Hall, University of Redlands, Redlands, California, 1999; composition year: 1973; time: 4:48

Jean Derome: Les cheminées
a. Les cheminées I (1:41)
b. Les cheminées II (1:37)
c. Les cheminées III (1:56)
d. Les cheminées IV (1:45)
Musiques de Chambres 1992--2012
Ambiances Magnétiques/2014
(for eight flutes); Ensemble de flûtes Alizé (piccolos: Ann-Marie Saint-Jacques, Jocelyne Roy; flutes: Genieviève Deraspes, Yuki Isami; alto flutes: François Gosselin, Diane Caplette; bass flutes: Daniel Harnois, Josée Désautels); recorded at Foufounes Électroniques, Montreal, September 25, 1997; composition year: 1997; total time: 6:59

SET TWO
Ulrich Krieger: Sternenjäger I (Starfighter)
[Urban Dreamings]
Mode Records/2015
bass flute: Erik Drescher; bass clarinet: Christian Vogel; tenor saxophone, electronics: Ulrich Krieger; recorded at Pi Farm, Berlin, Germany, 2007; composition year: 2005; time: 12:04

Arturo Parra: La basilique fantôme (Parra/Roy)
Parr(A)cousmatique -- Works for Guitar and Tape (various composers)
empreintes DIGITALes/2002
acoustic guitar: Arturo Parra; electroacoustic material: Stéphane Roy; premiered at the 15th Festival international de musique actuelle de Victoriaville, Victoriaville, Quebec, May 15, 1998; composition years: 1998, 2000; time: 9:51

SET THREE
Ralph Samuelson: Afterimage (E. Brown)
The Universal Flute
Innova Recordings/2016
shakuhachi: Ralph Samuelson; shamisen: Yoko Hiraoka; recorded at EastSide Sound, New York City, 2014, 2015; composer: Elizabeth Brown; composition year: 2011; time: 9:21

Lida Zhang: Raymond Banished
Shadow Magic (motion picture soundtrack)
Mode Records/2001
performed by the China National Symphony Orchestra; recorded June, 1999; time: 1:22

hour two

SET FOUR
Alan Licht: Muhammed Ali & The Crickets
A New York Minute
XI Records/2003
tape collage: Alan Licht; edited at Quakebasket, New York City, by Alan Licht and Tim Barnes, 2001; time: 6:51

Ingram Marshall: The Emperor's Birthday
Ikon and Other Early Works
New World Records/2000
tape phasing: Ingram Marshall; voices: American ethnographer, Ethiopian man, BBC presenters; recorded in Ethiopia during a celebration for Emperor Haile Selassie; composition years 1974-1975, time: 13:36

SINGLE PLAY
Michael Byron: Evaporated Pleasure
Awakening at the Inn of the Birds
Cold Blue Music/2003
piano: Sarah Cahill; recorded at Passport Studios, New York City, December 2002; composition year: 2001; time: 18:25

SET FIVE
Meredith Monk: St. Petersburg Waltz
Piano Songs
ECM Records/2014
piano: Ursula Oppens; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, April 2016; composition year: 1993; time: 7:03

Michael Vincent Waller: Capo Finale (I. Capo)
The South Shore
XI Records/2015
viola: Daniel Penner; piano: Marija Ilic; recorded at Temple Saint-Marcel, Paris, France, composition year: 2012; time: 4:56

Bischoff/Brown/Erbe/Payne: CCM Flotsam #11
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; time: 0:23

 -- FIN --

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Martian Gardens, September 2, 2016

Host: Max Shea 
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Northampton, Mass.
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Webcast date: September 2, 2016

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hour one


SET ONE
Marco Capelli & Art Spiegelman:
selections from In the Shadow of No Towers
a. Burning Towers 1 (1:31)
b. Bush vs. Bin Laden (0:48)
c. Nadja's Story I (1:57)
d. Maus I (0:56)
e. Nadja's Story 2 (1:33)
f. Maus 2 (1:06)
g. Nadja's Story 3 (4;22)
h. Burning Tower 2 (0:50)
In The Shadow of No Towers (DVD)
Mode Records/2011
art, story: Art Spiegelman; narration: John Turturro; concept: Marco Capelli;
music composed and performed by SINTAX ERROR (guitars, music box, live electronics: Marco Cappelli; keyboards, live electroics: Danielle Ledda; drums, percussion: Roberto Pellegrini); recorded at Musicisti Associati, Naples, and Harvestworks, New York City, 2008-2011; total selections time: 13:00

Laurie Anderson: From the Air
Heart of a Dog
Nonesuch Records/2015
voice, words, music: Laurie Anderson; recorded in New York City, 2015; time: 7:07

SET TWO
Ingram Marshall: September Canons
September Canons
New World Records/2009
violin, electronic processing: Todd Reynolds; a lamentation on the events of September 11, 2001; composition year: 2002; time: 13:19

ETHEL: Ephemeral Geometry -- Points (M.E. Childs)
Documerica
Innova Recordings/2015
ETHEL string quartet (violins: Kip Jones, Terma Watstein; viola: Ralph Farris; cello: Dorothy Lawson); composer: Mary Ellen Childs; composition year: 2013; recorded at Lavender Bridge Studios, Red Hook, New York, July 2014; time: 6:01

SET THREE
Francis Dhomont: Je te salue, vieil océan!
...et autres utopies
empreintes DIGITALes/2006
electroacoustic music on stereo tape realized in the studios of the Institut international de musique électroacoustique de Bourges (IMEB, France), 1998, revised at the composer's studio Montreal, 2000-2004; text: Comte de Lautréamont, "Les Chants Maldoror," reader: Marc-Henri Boisse; premiered at the Synthèse Festival of Electroacoustic Music, Bourges, France, June 5, 2005; time: 14:54

hour two

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

SET FOUR
Halim El Dabh:
a. Electronics and the Word (2:46)
selections from Leiyla Visitations --
b. Leiyla Visitations I (2:26)z
c. Leiyla Visitations II (3:26)
d. Leiyla Visitations III (0:20)
Crossing Into the Electric Magnetic
Without Fear/2001
electronic music on tape: Halim El-Dabh; poetry recitation: Halim El-Dabh; text: "Layla and Manjun," as adapted by Nizami Ganjavi, 12th century CE" ; recorded at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center, 1959; composition years: a. no date; b,c,d. 1959; total selections time (a.-d.): 9:00

Charles Dodge:
a. Speech Songs -- When I Am With You (1:36)
b. The Waves (12:42)
Any Resemblance is Purely Coincidental
New Albion Records/1992
a. computer-speech synthesis; realized at Bell Telephone Laboratories, 1972; text: Mark Strand; b. soprano: Joan La Barbara; text: Virginia Woolf; computer music realized at the M.I.T Experimental Music Studio; premiered at Kresge Auditorium, M.I.T, Cambridge, March 1984; total selections time: 13:18

SET FIVE
Gonzalo Biffarella: Orígenes
Mestizaje
Mnémosyne Musique Media (Chrysopée Électronique series)/1997
electroacoustic music realized at the Institut international de musique électroacoustique de Bourges (IMEB), Bourges, France; composition years: 1995, 1996; time: 8:10

Jane Rigler:
a. Internally Rarefied (3:21)
b. Undertow (4:56)
c. Rewound (3:59)
Rarefactions
Neuma Records/2015
piccolo, flutes, live electronics: prepared guitar, banjo, piano innards, other objects: Janet Feder; piano, farfisa organ, Nintendo DS game device, keyboards, accordion: Shoko Nagai; percussion, electronics: Satoshi Takeishi; recorded at Immersive Studios, Boulder, Colorado, 2013, 2014; total time: 12:15

-- FIN --

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Martian Gardens, August 26, 2016

Host: Max Shea 
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Northampton, Mass.
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Webcast date: August 26, 2016

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hour one


SET ONE
Nick Didkovsky: Ice Cream Time Tango
Ice Cream Time
New World Records/2007
electric guitar, laptop: Nick Didkovsky; sampling: Thomas Dimuzio; saxophones: ARTE Quartett; recorded at SRG (Swiss National Radio) Studio 2, Zürich, September 2006; composition year: 2003; selection time: 4:20

ETHEL: Epic Soda
Documerica
Innova Recordings/2015
ETHEL string quartet (violins: Kip Jones, Terma Watstein; viola: Ralph Farris; cello: Dorothy Lawson); composer: Dorothy Lawson; recorded at Lavender Bridge Studios, Red Hook, New York, July 2014; time: 4:58

Miranda Cuckson/Blair McMillen: selections from Partita (W. Lutoslawski)
I. Allegro giusto (4:11)
II. Ad libitum (1:10)
Bartók/Schnittke/Lutoslawski
ECM/2016
violin: Miranda Cuckson; piano: Blair McMillen; recorded at Stelio Molo RSI, Lugano, Switzerland, January 2015: composer: Witold Lutoslawski; composition year: 2014; total selections time: 5:21

Quartetski: selections from Quartetski Does Bartók
a. Gamme pentalonique #78 (1:22)
b. Quatre mélodies à l’unisson (IV) #21 (0:18)
c. Imitation et Inversion #25 (1:47)
d. Répétition #26 (1:07)
Quartetski Does Bartók
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: 4:34

SINGLE PLAY
Robert Carl: Chamber Concerto for Guitar and 10 Instruments
The Calm Bee in the Busy Hive --
I. Building the Hive (8:00)
II. Songs, Dances, and Laments of the Hive (8:16)
The Geography of Loss
New World Records/2016
solo guitar: Christopher Ladd; guitar 2: Don Hartington; vibraphone: Michael Anderson; flute: Michelle Stockman; clarinet: Brian Nekoloff; trumpet: Jess Turner; harp: Haley Hewitt; piano: Cihan Yucel; violin: Gwyneth Haydock; viola: Laura Krentzman; cello: Haeyoon Shin; conductor: Matthew Aubin; recorded at the Hartt School, Hartford, January 19, 2011; composition years: 2009, 2010; total time: 16:16

SET TWO
Jonty Harrison: ReCycle, Part 4 -- Streams
Environs
empreintes DIGITALes/2007
(electroacoustic music on 8-track tape); composed at Electroacoustic Music Studios of the University of Birmingham, UK, 1999; premiered at the Sonorities Festival, Belfast, Northern Ireland, May 4, 1999; composition year: 1999 (included as part 4 of the 4 part "ReCycle" cycle, completed 2006, premiered at the Klangfest, Birmingham, UK, May 25, 2007); time: 16:02

Bischoff/Brown/Erbe/Payne: CCM Flotsam #15
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; time: 0:39

hour two

SET THREE
Sten Hanson: Rycyclings
Suite Brasiliera --
a. Apito (1:25)
b. Iemanjá (2:44)
c. Piranha (2:40)
d. Guerra (1:35)
e. Jogo de bicho (2:55)
f. Samba (2:29)
Sten Hanson -- Chrysopée Electronique series
Mnémosyne Musique Media/2001
electroacoustic music realized at IMEB, Bourges, 1993; total time: 13:35

The Har-You Percussion Group: Ngoma
Sounds of the Ghetto Youth
ESP-Disk, Ltd./2009 (orig. ORO LP/1967)
Gordon "Spider" Jones, Myles Matthews, Sam Turner, Billy King, Antonio Santa Cruz; percussion; Antonio Santa Cruz; voice; director: Roger "Montego Joe" Sanders; studio recording, New York City, 1967; time: 5:58

John Cage: Imaginary Landscape No. 4, "March No. 2"
The Works for Percussion I
Mode Records/2011
(for 12 radios, first version); CCM Percussion Ensemble, conductor: James Culley; recorded at Werner Concert Hall, College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati; May 25, 2006; composition year: 1942; time: 4:26

SET FOUR
Daniel Koppelman: Quintuple Escapement (W. Kleinsasser)
Escapement (CD/DVD) (various composers)
Everglade/2008
(for interactive software instrument); MIDI controller, computer: Daniel Koppelman; recorded at Ball State University's Center for Music, Muncie, Indiana, February 2003; composer: William Kleinsasser; time: 5:12

Douglas Doherty: Pacific 462
On the Edge of Chaos
MPS Music & Video/2012
(electroacoustic music); recorded at the University of Birmingham, UK; composition year: 1997; time: 8:50

Paul Koonce: Hothouse
Walkabout & Back
Mode Records/2000
(electroacoustic music); composition year: 1992; time: 8:22

Marvin Johnson: Compendium II
Florida Electroacoustic Music Festival, Volume 1 (various artists)
EMF/2002
electroacoustic music realized on the New England Synclavier II at the Electronic Music Studios, University of Alabama, premiered at the 3rd Florida Electroacoustic Music Festival, Gainesville, March 1994; time: 3:19

Frank Zappa: Whatever Happened to All the Fun in the World
Sheikh Yerbouti
Rykodisc/1995 (orig. Zappa LP/1979)
tape collage: Frank Zappa; time: 0:33

-- FIN --

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Martian Gardens, August 19, 2016

Host: Max Shea 
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Northampton, Mass.
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Webcast date: August 19, 2016

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Webcast date: August 19, 2016

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HOUR ONE

SET ONE
Michael Gatonska: Shinrin-yoku (Forest Bathing)
Harmonic Constellations (various composers)
Works for Violin & Electronics
New World Records/2016
violin: Mari Kimura; recorded at Harvestworks Media, New York City; June 2015; composition year: 2013, revised 2015; time: 16:37

Colby Leider: Taedet animam meam (I am weary of my life)
Music from SEAMUS Volume 11 (various artists)
Society for Electro Acoustic Music in the United States/2002
computer, electroacoustic processing: Colby Leider; source material: Officium Defunctorium; composition year: 1999; time: 5:24

SET TWO
Conrad Cummings: Zephyr's Lesson
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 37 (various artists)
Music from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music TIMARA Studio
Centaur Records/2008
(for flute, cello, percussion, and stereo tape); flute: Elise Roy; cello: Steuart Pincombe; percussion: Jennifer Torrence; composition year: 1984; time: 11:45

Paula Matthusen: Sparrows in Supermarkets
Pieces for People
Innova Recordings/2015
(for soloist and 8-track tape); recorder: Terri Hron; recorded at Wesleyan University; composition year: 2011; time: 6:16

Jane Rigler: Pulsar 2
Rarefactions -- Compositions via Improvisations
Neuma Records/2015
bass flute, voice, electronics: Jane Rigler; recorded at Immersive Studios, Boulder, Colorado, 2013-2014; time: 4:40

SET THREE
Karlheinz Stockhausen: Schlagtrio
Complete Early Percussion Works
Mode Records/2014
piano: Katalin Lukács; timpanis: Justin DeHart, Fabio Oliveira; recorded at Theater A, University of California San Diego, October 2008; composition year: 1952, revised 1973; time: 16:08

HOUR TWO

George Crumb: Madrigals, Book II
I. Bebe el agua tranquila la canción añeja (1:57)
II. La muertre entre y sale de la taberna (3:05)
III. Cabillito negro ¿Dónde llevas tu jinete muerto?  (3:10)
Complete Crumb Edition Volume 9
Bridge Records/2005
soprano: Tony Arnold; flute, alto flute, piccolo: Rachel Rudich; percussion: David Colson; texts: Federico Garcia Lorca; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters; composition year: 1965; total time: 6:32

SET FOUR
Philip Mantione:
a. Track 8 (4:30)
b. Track 9 (excerpts) (2:00)
Fourteen
Scattered Music/2003
field recordings from New York City, computer-generated noise, samples: Philip Mantione; total time: 6:32

Maggi Payne: Apparent Horizon
Arctic Winds
Innova Recordings/2010
outer space manned craft and satellite transmissions, short wave radio signals, environmental sounds, processing: Maggi Payne; composition year: 1996; time: 11:52

SET FIVE
Amy Horvey: This one and that one side by side
Catchment
Paved Arts/2010
trumpet, trumpet harmonics: Amy Horvey; recorded at Paved Arts, Saskatoon; August 2010; time: 11:12

Michael Vogt: Kirke?
Argonautika
ReR Megacorp/1997
2 electrified tubas, 2 effects units, vocoders, tapes: Michael Vogt; time: 3:56

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