Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Martian Gardens, July 22, 2016


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

WXOJ-LP 103.3
Valley Free Radio
Northampton, Mass.
Webcast/Broadcast
Fridays Noon -- 2:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: July 22, 2016

GLOBAL COMMUNITY RADIO
Webcast: Fridays 3:00 a.m. -- 5: a.m. EDT
Webcast date: July 22, 2016

Coming soon: Downloadable Martian Gardens podcast

HOUR ONE

SINGLE PLAY
Meredith Monk: Ellis Island
Piano Songs
ECM New Series/2014
pianos: Ursula Oppens, Bruce Brubaker; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, April 2012; composition year: 1981; time: 2:59

SET ONE
The Gregg Smith Singers: I Have Heard... (D. Hindman)
Like Shining
Living Music Foundation/2001
The Gregg Smith Singers, director: Gregg Smith; recorded at Canterbury Methodist Church, Birmingham, Alabama; composer: Dorothy Hindman; composition year: 1993; text: Walt Whitman; time: 5:06

Orlando Jacinto Garcia: On the Eve of the Second Year Anniversary of Morton's Death
La Belleza del Silencio (The Beauty of Silence)
O.O. Discs/1991
The Gregg Smith Singers, director: Gregg Smith; composition year: 1989; time: 12:55

(In memory of Gregg Smith, August 21, 1931 -- July 12, 2016)

Morton Feldman: Four Songs to e.e. cummings
a. !blac  (0:41)
b. air (0:32)
c. (sitting in a tree-) (1:17)
d. moan (0:42)
Voices and Instruments
Mode Records/2002
members of The Barton Workshop -- soprano: Claron McFadden; piano: Frank Denyer; cello: John Addison; texts: e.e. cummings; recorded in The Netherlands 1998-2000; composition year: 1951; total time: 3:05

SET TWO
Jenny Olivia Johnson: The After Time (Dancing)
Don't Look Back
Innova Recordings/2015
vocals: Megan Schubert, Amanda Crider; ingredients may include: clarinets: Eileen Mack; bassoon: Andrew Delcios; violin: Todd Reynolds; cellos: Peter Gregson, David Russell, Melinda Menzes; guitars: Lisa Liu; electric guitar, didgeridoo: Dan Kozak; pianos: Isabelle O'Connell, Eliko Akahori, Jake Penn Kozak; percussion: Jude Traxler; electronics, percussion, synthesizer, lyrics: Jenny Olivia Johnson; conductor: Nathaniel Berman; recorded at Oktaven Audio, Yonkers, New York; time: 5:58

Reconnaissance Fly: The Animal Trade in Canada
Flower Futures
Edgetone Records/2014
voice, flute, guitar: Polly Moller; keyboards: Brett Carson; clarinet, bass clarinet, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone: Rich Lesnick; bass guitar, electronics: Tim Walters; drums: Larry the O; recorded in San Francisco; time: 8:13

Alan Sondheim:
a. 782 (1:57)
b. 770 (3:21)
Ritual-All-7-70
ESP-Disk/2008 (orig. LP/1967)
vocals: Ruth Ann Hutchinson; bass: Chris Mattheson; tabla: Barry Sugarman; suling, xylophone: Alan Sondheim; recorded in Providence, Rhode Island, January 1967; total selections time: 5:18

Joseph Bertolozzi: Continuum
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: 3:19

Steve Reich: Mallet Quartet, Movement 3 -- Fast
Third Coast Percussion performs Steve Reich
Çedille/2016
Third Coast Percussion; recorded at the University of Notre Dame's DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, December 15-19, 2014; composition year: 2009; time: 5:03

Jorge Reyes: Argol Sagrado
The Flayed God
Staalplaat/1994
percussion: Jorge Reyes; recorded El Cuarto de Maquinas, Mexico City, 1990; remixed by Steve Roach and Jorge Reyes, The Timeroom, Tucson, Arizona; time: 1:30

HOUR TWO

SET THREE
Philip Mantione: Motel
Motel
Scattered Music/2001
motel room telephone comments/noises curated by Phil Mantione; processing; Phil Mantione; recorded for the "One Night Stand" art show (Tamara Fites, Michael Lewis Miller); Farmers's Daughter Motel, Los Angeles, July 2001; time: 15:12

Twisted Tutu: Touchtone Tony
Play Nice
O.O. Discs/1999
telephony, processing: Eve Beglarian, Ben Rubin; phone message: Touchtone Tony, the Hotline Homeboy; composition year: 1994; time: 1:43

Lee Noyes & J.C. Combs: Confessions
Confessions of a Deviant Machine
Con-V Edition/2011
percussion, prepared piano, electronics, processing: Lee Noyes; electronics, piano, processing: J.C. Combs; recorded in Dunedin, Arizona, and Seattle, Washington, 2009-2011; time: 4:05

SET FOUR
Erdem Helvacıoğlu: Blank Mirror
Wounded Breath
Aucourant Records/2008
electroacoustic music: Erdem Helvacıoğlu; recorded at Itu Miam Studio, Istanbul, Turkey; composition year: 2006; time: 9:36

Joseph Byrd: Water Music
NYC 1960-1963
New World Records/2013
electronic tape and percussion; percussion: Alan Zimmerman; recorded at Systems Two, Brooklyn, October 16, 2010; composition year: 1963; time: 12:46

SET FIVE
Jane Rigler: Internally Rarefied (index one)
Rarefactions
Neuma Records/2015
piccolo, electronics: Jane Rigler; prepared guitar, banjo: Janet Feder; piano, farfisa organ, Nintendeo DS, keyboards: Shoko Nagai; percussion, electronics: Satoshi Takeishi; recorded at Immersive Studios, Boulder, Colorado, 2013, 2014; time: 3:21

Francis Dhomont: Studio de nuit
Jalons
empreintes DIGITALes/2002
electroacoustic music on stereo tape realized at the composer's studio, Avignon, France, 1992; spoken voice: Francis Dhomont; additional comments: Laurie Radford, Pierre Daboval, Justice Olsson, Marie Pelletier, Jean-François Denis, and Pierre Louet; premiered at Futura 95: Acousma international 12, Crest, Drôme, France, September 2, 1995; time: 3:00

-- FIN --

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Martian Gardens, July 15, 2016



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

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

GLOBAL COMMUNITY RADIO
Webcast: Fridays 3:00 a.m. -- 5: a.m. EDT
Webcast: July 15, 2016

Coming soon: Downloadable Martian Gardens podcast

HOUR ONE
Meredith Monk: Parlour Games
Piano Songs
ECM New Series/2014
pianos: Ursula Oppens, Bruce Brubaker; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, April 2012; composition year: 1988; time: 7:31

Chris Brown: 13-7-6-4
Six Primes
for piano in 13-limit just intonation
New World Records/2016
piano: Chris Brown; recorded at Littlefield Concert Hall, Mills College, Oakland, July 2015; composition year: 2014; time: 8:53

Ursula Mamlok: The Birds Dream
I. The Mocking Bird/Die Spottdrossel (Andante) (0:35)
II. The Sparrow/Der Sperling (Vivo) (0:33)
III. The Catbird/Die Katzendrossel (Grazioso) (1:07)
IV. The Nightingale/Die Nachtigall (Lento) (1:14)
V. The Blackbird/Die Amsel (Poco pesante e misterioso) (0:45)
VI. The Parrot/Der Papagei/Allegretto scherzando) (0:35)
Ursula Mamlok Volume 5
Bridge Records/2016
piano: Kurt Groschopp; recorded at Deutschland Kultur, Berlin, "Studio Britz," September 2014; composition year: 1944; total time: 4:42

Judith Shatin: Three Summers Heat
a. Just Now the Sea-Green Banners Fly (2:09)
b. Just Now the Early Peach is Red (1:57)
c. It's Midsummer and Too Hot to Walk (3:29)
d. Summer Earth is Windless. Heat Still Presses (1:49)
e. Light Clothes! Few Clothes! (2:00)
f. I Remember Desire like White Light (3:20)
g. I Raise my Head to Look at T'ung Trees (2:20)
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 29 [various artists]
Music from VCCM: Virginia Center for Computer Music University of Virginia
Centaur Records/1999
soprano: Susan Narucki; text: Tzu Yeh (Chin Dynasty); recorded at Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University, August, 1998; composition year: 1989; total time: 17:48

Steve Layton & ImprovFriday:
a. Summer Night Sounds (2:47)
b. Summer Conversations (5:45)
Summer Mirages
ImprovFriday/2012
musicians: Bruce Hamilton (a,b), Chris Vaisvil (b), Steve Moshier (b), Kevin Allenson (b), Jim Goodin (a), mixed by Steve Layton at the composer's studio, June 2012; total time: 8:32

John Luther Adams: Wood Thrush
Songbirdsongs
Mode Records/2012
The Callithumpian Consort, director: Stephen Drury; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston; recorded October 3, 2006; composition years: 1974-1979, revised 2006; time: 4:35 

HOUR TWO
Robert Scott Thompson: Fog Index, Part 4
Siren
Aucourant Records/2008 (orig. 1999)
electroacoustic music: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at the composer's studio, Roswell, Georgia; composition year: 1998; time: 6:00

Mari Kimura: Scuffle and Snap (E. Chasalow)
Harmonic Constellations (various composers)
Works for Violin & Electronics 
New World Records/2016
violin: Mari Kimura; recorded May 2014, Oktaven Audio, Yonkers, New York; composer: Eric Chasalow; composition year: 2010; time: 5:48

John Cage: Second Construction
The Works for Percussion 2
Mode Records/2012
Third Coast Percussion (Owen Clayton Condon, Robert Dillon, Peter Martin, David Skidmore); Recorded at Bouttell Memorial Concert Hall, University of Northern Illinois, De Kalb, June 2011; composition year: 1940; time: 7:50

Joseph Bertolozzi: A Thousand Feet of Sound/Troi cents metres de son
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: 5:11

R. Weis: Tubular March
Excitable Audible
R. Weis/2012
sampler, samples: Robert Weis (samples: two cardboard tubes dropping, single vocal tone); recorded at the composer's studio, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, time: 2:16

Dariusz Mazurowski: Part 7 -- Fait Accompli
Non Acoustic Symphony
Neuma Records/2015
electroacoustic music: Dariusz Mazurowski; recorded at the De eM Studio, Gdansk, Poland, 2011-2013; time: 5:54

Adrian Moore: Power Tools (v1)
Compendium International -- Bourges 2004
Mnemosyne Musique Media/2004
electroacoustic music on stereo tape realized at the composer's studio, mixed at Studio Cricé, IMEB, Bourges, February 2004; premiered at Palais Jacques-Cœur, the Synthèse Festival, Bourges, June 4, 2004; time: 14:24; see also: empreintes DIGITALes

Jorges Antunes: Canto Selvagem (Savage Song)
Savage Songs
Early Brazilian Electronic Music 1961-1970
Pogus Productions/2002
electronic music: Jorge Antunes; produced at the Antunes Studio of Chromo-Musical Research and the Villa Lobos Institute, Rio de Janeiro, 1967; time: 3:00

-- FIN --

Martian Gardens, July 15, 2016



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

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

GLOBAL COMMUNITY RADIO
Webcast: Fridays 3:00 a.m. -- 5: a.m. EDT
Webcast: July 15, 2016

Coming soon: Downloadable Martian Gardens podcast

HOUR ONE
Meredith Monk: Parlour Games
Piano Songs
ECM New Series/2014
pianos: Ursula Oppens, Bruce Brubaker; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, April 2012; composition year: 1988; time: 7:31

Chris Brown: 13-7-6-4
Six Primes
for piano in 13-limit just intonation
New World Records/2016
piano: Chris Brown; recorded at Littlefield Concert Hall, Mills College, Oakland, July 2015; composition year: 2014; time: 8:53

Ursula Mamlok: The Birds Dream
I. The Mocking Bird/Die Spottdrossel (Andante) (0:35)
II. The Sparrow/Der Sperling (Vivo) (0:33)
III. The Catbird/Die Katzendrossel (Grazioso) (1:07)
IV. The Nightingale/Die Nachtigall (Lento) (1:14)
V. The Blackbird/Die Amsel (Poco pesante e misterioso) (0:45)
VI. The Parrot/Der Papagei/Allegretto scherzando) (0:35)
Ursula Mamlok Volume 5
Bridge Records/2016
piano: Kurt Groschopp; recorded at Deutschland Kultur, Berlin, "Studio Britz," September 2014; composition year: 1944; total time: 4:42

Judith Shatin: Three Summers Heat
a. Just Now the Sea-Green Banners Fly (2:09)
b. Just Now the Early Peach is Red (1:57)
c. It's Midsummer and Too Hot to Walk (3:29)
d. Summer Earth is Windless. Heat Still Presses (1:49)
e. Light Clothes! Few Clothes! (2:00)
f. I Remember Desire like White Light (3:20)
g. I Raise my Head to Look at T'ung Trees (2:20)
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 29 [various artists]
Music from VCCM: Virginia Center for Computer Music University of Virginia
Centaur Records/1999
soprano: Susan Narucki; text: Tzu Yeh (Chin Dynasty); recorded at Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University, August, 1998; composition year: 1989; total time: 17:48

Steve Layton & ImprovFriday:
a. Summer Night Sounds (2:47)
b. Summer Conversations (5:45)
Summer Mirages
ImprovFriday/2012
musicians: Bruce Hamilton (a,b), Chris Vaisvil (b), Steve Moshier (b), Kevin Allenson (b), Jim Goodin (a), mixed by Steve Layton at the composer's studio, June 2012; total time: 8:32

John Luther Adams: Wood Thrush
Songbirdsongs
Mode Records/2012
The Callithumpian Consort, director: Stephen Drury; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston; recorded October 3, 2006; composition years: 1974-1979, revised 2006; time: 4:35 

HOUR TWO
Robert Scott Thompson: Fog Index, Part 4
Siren
Aucourant Records/2008 (orig. 1999)
electroacoustic music: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at the composer's studio, Roswell, Georgia; composition year: 1998; time: 6:00

Mari Kimura: Scuffle and Snap (E. Chasalow)
Harmonic Constellations (various composers)
Works for Violin & Electronics 
New World Records/2016
violin: Mari Kimura; recorded May 2014, Oktaven Audio, Yonkers, New York; composer: Eric Chasalow; composition year: 2010; time: 5:48

John Cage: Second Construction
The Works for Percussion 2
Mode Records/2012
Third Coast Percussion (Owen Clayton Condon, Robert Dillon, Peter Martin, David Skidmore); Recorded at Bouttell Memorial Concert Hall, University of Northern Illinois, De Kalb, June 2011; composition year: 1940; time: 7:50

Joseph Bertolozzi: A Thousand Feet of Sound/Troi cents metres de son
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: 5:11

R. Weis: Tubular March
Excitable Audible
R. Weis/2012
sampler, samples: Robert Weis (samples: two cardboard tubes dropping, single vocal tone); recorded at the composer's studio, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, time: 2:16

Dariusz Mazurowski: Part 7 -- Fait Accompli
Non Acoustic Symphony
Neuma Records/2015
electroacoustic music: Dariusz Mazurowski; recorded at the De eM Studio, Gdansk, Poland, 2011-2013; time: 5:54

Adrian Moore: Power Tools (v1)
Compendium International -- Bourges 2004
Mnemosyne Musique Media/2004
electroacoustic music on stereo tape realized at the composer's studio, mixed at Studio Cricé, IMEB, Bourges, February 2004; premiered at Palais Jacques-Cœur, the Synthèse Festival, Bourges, June 4, 2004; time: 14:24; see also: empreintes DIGITALes

Jorges Antunes: Canto Selvagem (Savage Song)
Savage Songs
Early Brazilian Electronic Music 1961-1970
Pogus Productions/2002
electronic music: Jorge Antunes; produced at the Antunes Studio of Chromo-Musical Research and the Villa Lobos Institute, Rio de Janeiro, 1967; time: 3:00

-- FIN --

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Martian Gardens, July 8, 2016


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

WXOJ-LP 103.3
Valley Free Radio
Northampton, Mass.
Webcast/Broadcast
Fridays Noon -- 2:00 p.m. EDT
Next webcast/broadcast: July 1, 2016

GLOBAL COMMUNITY RADIO
Webcast: Fridays 3:00 a.m. -- 5: a.m. EDT
Premiere webcast: July 1, 2016

Coming soon: Downloadable Martian Gardens podcast

HOUR ONE
Meredith Monk: Dolmen Music
a. Overture and Men's Conclave
b. Wa-Ohs
c. Rain
d. Pine Tree Lullaby
e. Calls
f. Conclusion
Dolmen Music
ECM New Series/1994 (orig. LP/1981)
voices: Andrea Goodman, Meredith Monk, Monica Solem, Julius Eastman, Robert Eeen, Paul Langland; cello: Robert Een; percussion: Julius Eastman; recorded at Hometown Studios, New York City, March 1980; time: 23:39

Elliott Sharp: Homage Leroy Jenkins
Tranzience
New World Records/2015
clarinet: Joshua Rubin; violin: Rachel Golub; piano: Jenny Lin; recorded September 1, 2015, at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, composition year: 2008; time: 9:26

Leroy Jenkins' Driftwood: To Run - Vivace ♩ = 168
The Art of Improvisation
Mutable Music/2006
violin: Leroy Jenkins; piano: Denman Maroney; pipa: Min Xiao-Fen; percussion: Rich O'Donnell; recorded at the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) concert, Chicago, October 8, 2004; time: 5:02

Evan Parker Electro-Acoustic Ensemble: Memory/Vision --
Staring into the Time Cone, Part 3
Memory/Vision
ECM New Series/2003
soprano saxophone, tapes, sampler: Evan Parker; violin, electronics: Philipp Wachsmann; double bass: Barry Guy; piano, prepared piano: Augusti Fernandez; percussion, electronics: Paul Lytton; computer sound processing: Joel Ryan; electronic sound processing: Marco Vecchi, Walter Prati; signal processing: Lawrence Casserly; recorded live at Norges Musikkhøgskole, Oslo, October 2002; time: 5:09

Bernd Klug: Rauschgespraech
Cold Commodities
Innova Recordings/2014
electric bass, double bass, processing, noises: Bernd Klug; recorded at East 19th Street, Brooklyn, September, 2013; time: 4:37

John Cage: Daughters of the Lonesome Isle
Complete Short Works for Prepared Piano
Mode Records/2007
prepared piano: Philipp Vandré; recorded at Hessischer Rundfunk, Frankfurt, Germany, composition year: 1945; time: 9:33

HOUR TWO
George Crumb: Music of the Starry Night
Music for a Summer Evening, Part V
Complete Crumb Edition, Volume 4
Bridge Records/2005
(for two amplified pianos and percussion); Quattro Mani (pianos: Susan Grace, Alison Rybak; percussion: John Kinzie, David Colson); recorded at Colorado College, Colorado Springs, August 2000; composition year: 1974; total selections time: 11:56

Stuart Saunders Smith: Tunnels
Crux
O.O. Discs/1992
(for musician/actor); percussion/actor: Thomas Goldstein; composition year: 1982; time: 7:06

Alice Shields: Vegetable Karma
a. Part One: Descending Raga
b. Part Two: Entry of Drums and Voice
c. Part Three: Loud Mixed Voices
d. Part Four: Ending -- Ascending Pitches
Shenandoah -- Three Electronic Works
Albany Records/2004
computer music: Alice Shields; recorded the Computer Music Center of the Conservatory of Music, Brooklyn College, Fall 1999; composition year: 1999; time: 14:36

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

Mark Applebaum: The First Decade
30
Innova Recordings/2015
percussion solo: Terry Longshore; recorded at Southern Oregon University Recital Hall, October 14, 2014; time: 10:17

-- FIN --

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Martian Gardens, Valley Free Radio & Global Community Radio Edition, July 1, 2016


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

WXOJ-LP 103.3
Valley Free Radio
Northampton, Mass.
Webcast/Broadcast
Fridays Noon -- 2:00 p.m. EDT
Next webcast/broadcast: July 1, 2016

GLOBAL COMMUNITY RADIO
Webcast: Fridays 3:00 a.m. -- 5: a.m. EDT
Premiere webcast: July 1, 2016

Coming soon: Downloadable Martian Gardens podcast

SET ONE
Mary Jane Leach: Call of the Dance
Ariadne's Lament
New World Records/1998
New York Treble Singers; soprano soloist: Arlene Davis; conductor: Virginia Davidson; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City; composition year: 1997; time: 9:57

Jenny Olivia Johnson: Pilot
Don't Look Back
Innova Recordings/2015
vocals: P. Lucy McVeigh, Amanda Crider; clarinets: Eileen Mack; bassoon: Andrew Delcios; violin: Todd Reynolds; cellos: Peter Gregson, David Russell, Melinda Menzes; guitars: Lisa Liu; electric guitar, didgeridoo: Dan Kozak; pianos: Isabelle O'Connell, Eliko Akahori, Jake Penn Kozak; percussion: Jude Traxler; electronics, percussion, synthesizer, lyrics: Jenny Olivia Johnson; conductor: Nathaniel Berman; recorded at Oktaven Audio, Yonkers, New York; time: 11:57

SINGLE PLAY
Christopher Shultis: Oneiro
An Illusion of Desire
Experimental Music by Christopher Shultis 1988-1992
Neuma Records/2015
(for percussion trio); percussion: Simone Mancuso, Douglas Nottingham, Brett Reed; composition years: 1988, revised 1992; time: 18:12

SET TWO
Gerard Pape: Heliophonie II
Lux Fugit
Stradivarius/2015
(for ensemble and 8 computers); Ensemble C.I.S.I., conductor: Paul Mefano; recorded live, June 2008; composition year: 2008; time: 15:19

Zoviet France: Blow
Gesture Signal Threat
Charrm/1995 (orig. Red Rhino cassette/1986)
noises, instruments: Ben Ponton, Paolo Di Paolo, Robin Storey; time: 7:12

Rhythm & Noise: Bent Metal Forest
Chasm's Accord
Asphodel/1996 (orig. Ralph Records LP/1985)
noises, instruments: Alaric, Z'ev, Naut Humon, Desmond Shea; recorded at Informusic Studios, San Francisco; time: 4:08

SET THREE
Francis Dhomont: Les moirures du temps (The Shimmering Ripples of Time)
Jalons
empreintes DIGITALes/2003
electroacoustic music: Francis Dhomont; realized in the Syter studio at Ina-GRM (Paris, France) and at the composer’s studio, 1999; premiered (under the working title Cosa mentale) on February 20, 1999 at the Rien à voir (5) concert series, La Chapelle, Montreal; composition years: 1999, 2000; time: 15:24

Joanna Bruzdowicz: La Sérénité (excerpt) (MP3)
from Homo Faber -- An Electronic Trilogy
Bruzdowicz-Bogaert
Pavane/1981
electroacoustic music: Joanna Bruzdowicz; realized at the IPEM Studio, Ghent, Belgium; composition years: 1971-1975; text: Paul Valery; premiered in Gent, Belgium, 1975; excerpt time: 7:24

SINGLE PLAY
Joan La Barbara: ShamanSong (excerpt)
ShamanSong
New World Records/1998
voice, percussion, computer, electronic keyboard, synthesizer: Joan La Barbara; hand drums, doumbek, tar: Polly Tapia Ferber; cello: Erika Duke Kirkpatrick; gender: Kristina Melcher; recorded on location at Diablo Canyon and Sante Fe, New Mexico, studio recordings: Kledgit Sound, Cerrillos, New Mexico, Looking Glass Studio, New York City (1991), Metamusic Studios, Los Angeles (1998); composition years: 1991, revised 1998; excerpt time: 28:00

 -- FIN --

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Martian Gardens, Taint Radio Edition, June 30, 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
Final webcast: June 30, 2016

WXOJ-LP 103.3
Valley Free Radio
Northampton, Mass.
Webcast/Broadcast
Fridays Noon -- 2:00 p.m. EDT
Next webcast/broadcast: July 1, 2016

GLOBAL COMMUNITY RADIO
Webcast: Fridays 3:00 a.m. -- 5: a.m. EDT
Premiere webcast: July 1, 2016

Coming soon: Downloadable Martian Gardens podcast

SET ONE
Mary Jane Leach: Call of the Dance
Ariadne's Lament
New World Records/1998
New York Treble Singers; soprano soloist: Arlene Davis; conductor: Virginia Davidson; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City; composition year: 1997; time: 9:57

Jenny Olivia Johnson: Pilot
Don't Look Back
Innova Recordings/2015
vocals: P. Lucy McVeigh, Amanda Crider; clarinets: Eileen Mack; bassoon: Andrew Delcios; violin: Todd Reynolds; cellos: Peter Gregson, David Russell, Melinda Menzes; guitars: Lisa Liu; electric guitar, didgeridoo: Dan Kozak; pianos: Isabelle O'Connell, Eliko Akahori, Jake Penn Kozak; percussion: Jude Traxler; electronics, percussion, synthesizer, lyrics: Jenny Olivia Johnson; conductor: Nathaniel Berman; recorded at Oktaven Audio, Yonkers, New York; time: 11:57

SINGLE PLAY
Christopher Shultis: Oneiro
An Illusion of Desire
Experimental Music by Christopher Shultis 1988-1992
Neuma Records/2015
(for percussion trio); percussion: Simone Mancuso, Douglas Nottingham, Brett Reed; composition years: 1988, revised 1992; time: 18:12

SET TWO
Gerard Pape: Heliophonie II
Lux Fugit
Stradivarius/2015
(for ensemble and 8 computers); Ensemble C.I.S.I., conductor: Paul Mefano; recorded live, June 2008; composition year: 2008; time: 15:19

Zoviet France: Blow
Gesture Signal Threat
Charrm/1995 (orig. Red Rhino cassette/1986)
noises, instruments: Ben Ponton, Paolo Di Paolo, Robin Storey; time: 7:12

Rhythm & Noise: Bent Metal Forest
Chasm's Accord
Asphodel/1996 (orig. Ralph Records LP/1985)
noises, instruments: Alaric, Z'ev, Naut Humon, Desmond Shea; recorded at Informusic Studios, San Francisco; time: 4:08

SET THREE
Francis Dhomont: Les moirures du temps (The Shimmering Ripples of Time)
Jalons
empreintes DIGITALes/2003
electroacoustic music: Francis Dhomont; realized in the Syter studio at Ina-GRM (Paris, France) and at the composer’s studio, 1999; premiered (under the working title Cosa mentale) on February 20, 1999 at the Rien à voir (5) concert series, La Chapelle, Montreal; composition years: 1999, 2000; time: 15:24

Joanna Bruzdowicz: La Sérénité (excerpt) (MP3)
from Homo Faber -- An Electronic Trilogy
Bruzdowicz-Bogaert
Pavane/1981
electroacoustic music: Joanna Bruzdowicz; realized at the IPEM Studio, Ghent, Belgium; composition years: 1971-1975; text: Paul Valery; premiered in Gent, Belgium, 1975; excerpt time: 7:24

SINGLE PLAY
Joan La Barbara: ShamanSong
ShamanSong
New World Records/1998
voice, percussion, computer, electronic keyboard, synthesizer: Joan La Barbara; hand drums, doumbek, tar: Polly Tapia Ferber; cello: Erika Duke Kirkpatrick; gender: Kristina Melcher; recorded on location at Diablo Canyon and Sante Fe, New Mexico, studio recordings: Kledgit Sound, Cerrillos, New Mexico, Looking Glass Studio, New York City (1991), Metamusic Studios, Los Angeles (1998); composition years: 1991, revised 1998; time: 25:24

SET FOUR
Jorge Reyes: El Custombre
a. Medicine Song
b. La Barrida 
c. Divination
El Custombre
Extreme Records/1993
synthesizer, drum machine, drums: Steve Roach; voice, whistle, Aztec wind whistle, ocarina, distant percussion, floating Tarahumara percussion, Aztec chicahuaztli rattle, turtle shells, sugarcane flute, tree branches, percussive vocalizations: Jorge Reyes; distant guitar: Mick Franke; water percussion: Juan Carlos López; recorded at Jorge Reyes' studio, Mexico City and Harderber Studio, Germany; total time: 11:58

Lou Harrison: Song of Quetzalcoatl
Drums Along the Pacific
New Albion Records/2003
William Winant Percussion Group (5 glasses, 5 woodblocks, 5 dragon's mouths, sistrums: William Winant; 5 cowbells, 5 suspended and muted brake drums, wooden rattle: Todd Manley; snare drum, guiro, windglass, triangle, gong, tam-tam: David Rosenthal; 5 tom-toms, contrabass drum: Daniel Kennedy); recorded at Bay Records, Berkeley, California, August 1993; composition year: 1941; time: 6:32

SET FIVE
Kanayatn musicians:
a. Kamang Siado (gong ensemble) (excerpt) 1:15
b. Tingkakok (gong row) (demonstration) 2:28
c. Baramutn (gong row) (demonstration) 1:20
Music of Indonesia 17
Kalimantan Dayak Ritual and Festival Music
Smithsonian Folkways/1998
Kanayatn musicians of Dea aur Sampuh, near Pahauman, West Kalimantan, recorded in Kalimantan, Borneo, Indonesia, 1995-1996; total time: 5:03

Bill Alves: selections from Concerto for Guitar and Gamelan:
a. Movement II (6:27)
b. Movement III (6:23)
Guitar & Gamelan
MicroFest Records/2015
just intonation guitar: John Schneider; HMC American Gamelan, director: Bill Alves, Harvey Mudd College, California; composition year: 2011; composition year: 2011; total selections time: 13:00

SET SIX
Sumbawa musicians: Lopi Penge (excerpt)
Music of Indonesia 16
Music from the Southeast -- Sumbawa, Sumba, Timor
Smithsonian Folkways/1998
violin with female vocals; recorded in Bima, Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, 1997; time: 5:51

Meredith Monk: Porch
Key
Lovely Music, Ltd./1995 (orig. Increase LP, 1971)
solo vocal: Meredith Monk; time: 3:20

John Cage: selections from Chorals
a. 0:53
b. 0:44
c. 0:48
The Works for Violin 5
Mode Records/2003
violin: Irvine Arditti; recorded at Sendesaal Hessischen Rundfunk, Frankfurt, September 1999; composition year: 1978; total selections time: 2:25

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

Martian Gardens, Valley Free Radio Edition, June 24, 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
Final webcast: June 30, 2016

WXOJ-LP 103.3
Valley Free Radio
Northampton, Mass.
Fridays Noon -- 2:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast/Broadcast date: June 24, 2016

SET FOUR
Eric Moe: Obey Your Thirst
Harmonic Constellations (various composers)
Works for Violin & Electronics
New World Records/2016
violin: Mari Kimura; recorded May 2014, Oktaven Audio, Yonkers, New York; composition year: 2014; time: 9:26

Jenny Olivia Johnson: Dollar Beers (Redondo Beach '96)
Don't Look Back
Innova Recordings/2015
vocals: Megan Schubert; flutes: Jessica Schmitz; clarinets: Eileen Mack; bassoon: Andrew Delcios; violin: Todd Reynolds; cellos: Peter Gregson, David Russell, Melinda Menzes; guitars: Lisa Liu; electric guitar, didgeridoo: Dan Kozak; pianos: Isabelle O'Connell, Eliko Akahori, Jake Penn Kozak; percussion: Jude Traxler; electronics, percussion, synthesizer, lyrics: Jenny Olivia Johnson; conductor: Nathaniel Berman; recorded at Oktaven Audio, Yonkers, New York; time: 9:55

Twisted Tutu: Tea Song (G. Klucevsek)
Play Nice
O.O. Discs/1999
vocals, gopichand; Eve Beglarian; vocals: Kathleen Suppové: recorded at Baby Monster, New York City, composer: Guy Klucevsek, arr. Eve Beglarian; composition year: 1995; time: 4:29

SET TWO
Amy Denio: The Other One
Soundtracks
Spoot Music/2002
voice, spoken text, respirations, tapes: Amy Denio; recorded in Seattle, November 2002, for choreographer Aiko Kinoshita; time: 18:50

Meredith Monk: Walking Song
Volcano Songs
ECM New Series/1997
voices: Meredith Monk, Katie Geissinger; recorded at Clinton Studios, New York City, July 1995, composition year: 1993; time: 2:58

Robert Scott Thompson: Chanson
Palimpsest
Aucourant Records/2015
computer music: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at the composer's studio, Roswell, Georgia, 2015; time: 6:22

SET THREE
Warren Burt: The Perils of Paulinian Polyrhythms
Cellular Etudes 2012-2013
Scarlet Aardvark Records/2013
computers, samplers, samples: Warren Burt; time: 5:05

The Vocal Constructivists: Sound Patterns (P. Oliveros)
Walking Still
Innova Recordings/2014
(for mixed chorus); vocals: The Vocal Constructivists, director: Jane Alden; recorded at Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 2014; composer: Pauline Oliveros; composition year: 1961; time: 3:58

Dariusz Mazurowski: The Great Red Spot of Jupiter
Non Acoustic Symphony
Neuma Records/2015
(electroacoustic music); recorded at the De eM Studio, Gdansk, Poland, 2011-2013; time: 6:55

David Lee Myers & Marco Oppedisano: An Infinitely Hot and Dense Dot
Tesla at Coney Island
OKS Recordings of North America/2008
electric guitar, samples: Marco Oppedisano; feedback circuits, noises, samples: David Lee Myers; time : 3:52

SET FOUR
Hilda Paredes: Párama de voces
Señales
Mode Records/2016
(for piano and tape); piano: Alberto Rosado; recorded at Teatro Liceo de Salamanco, Spain, January 13, 2015; composition year: 2006; time: 13:37

Benjamin Broening: Nocturne/Doubles
Recombinant Nocturnes
Innova Recordings/2011
(for piano and electronics); Duo Runedako (pianos: Ruth Neville, Daniel Koppelman); Camp Concert Hall, University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia, May 2010; composition year: 2002; time: 6:02

Ursula Mamlok: Above Clouds
I. As in a dream/Wie im Traum (1:32)
II. Scurrying/Huschend (1:46)
III. Calm and tender/Ruhig und zart (3:20)
IV. Capriccioso (2:05)
Ursula Mamlok Volume 5
Bridge Records/2016
(viola: Hartmut Rhode; piano: Holger Groschopp) Members of Spectrum Concerts Berlin, recorded live at Kammermusiksaal Berliner Philarmonie, Germany; April 2015; composition years: 2013, 2014; total time: 8:43

John Cage: Duo (for M.M.)
from Three Easy Pieces
The Piano Works 5
Mode Records/2003
piano: Haydée Schwartz; composition year: 1933; time: 1:24

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