Saturday, February 21, 2015

Martian Gardens for February 22 & 25, 2015


MARTIAN GARDENS
 
 
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February 22, 2015


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Webcast date: February 25, 2015
 

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

SET ONE

Roger Reynolds: they come/different and the same 
(from Odyssey, an opera in the mind)
The Paris Pieces
Neuma Records/1996
mezzo-soprano: Marie Kobayashi; bass baritone: Philip Larsen; Ensemble InterContemporain, conductor: David Robertson; computer processing at IRCAM; composition year: 1989-1993; time: 9:11

Roger Reynolds: 
a. In the Dark (1:02)
b. Focus on a beam, emptied of thinking outward... (11:10)
Complete Works for Cello
Mode Records/2014
a. reading: James Merrill; b. cello: Alexis Descharmes; a. recorded at the University of California San Diego, September 2014; b. recorded at Salle Cortet, Paris, July 2014; total time: 12:12

SINGLE PLAY
Joane Hétu & Ensemble SuperMusique: La Neige
a. Neige 1-2
b. Neige 5-3
c. Neige 4-2
d. Regarder la neige tomber (Watch the snow fall)
Récits de neige
Ambiances Magnetiques/2010
performed by Ensemble SuperMusique, recorded at Théâtre La Chapelle, Montreal, 2008; texts: a: Dyane Raymond, b: Lise Hétu, c: Luc Proulx; d: Miranda Nienson; total time: 18:27

SINGLE PLAY
Elizabeth Anderson: Ether
L'envol
empreintes DIGITALes/2014
electroacoustic music realized at  Métamorphoses d’Orphée studio of Musiques & Recherches in Ohain, Belgium, the electroacoustic studios of City University, London, and the the Studio Akousma of the Academy of Soignies, Belgium; 2001, CCMIX, Paris, 2000; premiered at the 8th international acousmatic festival L’Espace du son at the Théâtre Marni, Brussels, October 3, 2001; dedicated to the victims of the 9/11 attacks; time: 13:43

SINGLE PLAY
Alvin Lucier: Vespers
Vespers and Other Early Works
New World Records/2002
music for hand-held echolocation devices in a room; composition year: 1968-1969; time: 16:00

SET TWO
Judy Dunaway: Champagne in Mexico City (Fragment Set 2)
Balloon Music
CRI/1998
balloons: Judy Dunaway; electronics: Dan Evans Farkas; composition year: 1997; time: 7:48

Pauline Oliveros: Bottoms Up
Reverberations -- Tape & Electronic Music 1961-1970
Important Records/2014
electronics: Pauline Oliveros; recorded at the University of Toronto Electronic Music Studio, 1966; time: 12:50

SET THREE
Triple Point: Jupiter Smiles
Phase/Transitions
Pogus Productions/2014
Triple Point (Pauline Oliveros, Doug Van Nort, Jonas Braasch): electronics, instruments, sound systems; recorded at EMPAC, Troy, New York, August 2012; time: 3:31

Marco Oppedisano: 
a. Hoodlum Priest (N. Creshevsky)
b. Eternal Lovers
Guitars in Brooklyn, Live 5.21.03
Marco Oppedisano/2005
composer: Noah Creshevsky; vocal samples: Thomas Buckner; electric guitar, guitar samples: Marco Oppedisano: composition year: 2002; b. composer, electroacoustic electric guitar: Marco Oppedisano time: 6:20

Barry Lewis: 
a. Tremas (2:07)
b. Square Sweep (2:04)
Curves and Jars 2 -- Fractal Music
MPS Music & Video/2015
computer music: Barry Lewis; recorded at Projects UK Studio, Newcastle, UK, 1994; total time: 4:11

Barry Schrader: Bachahama
a. Figure 0.1
b. Air
c. Figure 0.2
EAM --Electro Acoustic Music
Innova Recordings/2002
(an electronic deconstruction of Bach's C Minor Fugue, Air on the G String, and Triptych)
an electronic deconstruction of Bach's C minor fugue and Air on the G string, and Triptych - See more at: http://barryschrader.com/eam/#sthash.7t3l5y8q.dpuf
an electronic deconstruction of Bach's C minor fugue and Air on the G string, and Triptych - See more at: http://barryschrader.com/eam/#sthash.7t3l5y8q.dpuf
electroacoustics: Barry Schrader; recorded at the composer's studio, Valencia, California; composition years: 1986, revised 2000; total time: 7:07

SET FOUR
Luc Ferrari: Visage 2
Madame Shanghai/Après Presque Rien/Visage 2
Mode Records/2011
(for brass, piano, and percussion) Musiques Nouvelles, conductor: Jean-Paul Dessy; recorded at l'Auditorium Abel Dubois à Mons, Belgium, April 21, 2006; composition years: 1955-1956; time: 10:02

Steven Ricks: Haiku
Mild Violence
Bridge Records/2003
Tibetan prayer bowls, tam tams: Dominic Donato; electronics: Steven Ricks; premiered at SUNY Purchase, September 2006; composition year: 2006; time: 9:15

SET FIVE
Artemiy Artemiev:
a. Freezing (3:26)
b. Cold (10:25)
Cold
Electroshock Records/1995
electronics: A. Artemiev, recorded at Electroshock Studios, Moscow, December, 1994; time: 13:51
 
Richard Pinhas:
a. Iceland, Part 1 (1:05)
b. Short Transition (0:35)
c. Greenland (8:56)
Iceland
Cuneiform Records/1992 (org. Polydor LP/1979)
 synthesizers, guitar: Richard Pinhas; Mini-Moog: Jean-Phillippe Goude; recorded in Heldon Electronic Music Studio and Ramsès Studio, Paris, 1979; time: 10:30


-- FIN --

Friday, February 13, 2015

Martian Gardens for February 15 & 18, 2015


MARTIAN GARDENS
 
 
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February 15, 2015


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Webcast date: February 18, 2015
 

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

SET ONE

Roger Reynolds: imagE/Cello
Complete Cello Works
Mode Records/2014
cello: Alexis Descharmes; recorded at Salle Cortot, Paris, July 2014; composition year: 2007; time: 4:47

Barry Lewis: Snowflake Halls
Curves and Jars 2 -- Fractal Music
MPS Music & Video/2014
computer music recorded in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England, 1994; time: 2:19

SINGLE PLAY
Barbara Monk Feldman: String Quartet No. 1 (Desertscape)
I. 11:34
II. 19:22
Soft Horizons
New World Records/2015
FLUX Quartet (violins: Tom Chiu, Conrad Harris; viola: Max Mandel; cello: Felix Fan); recorded at the Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, June 2014; composition year: 2004; total time: 31:03

SINGLE PLAY
Barbara Monk Feldman: The Northern Shore
The Northern Shore
Mode Records/2012
Sabat/Clarke -- violin: Mark Sabat; piano: Stephen Clarke; percussion: Dirk Rothbrust; recorded at Teldex Studio, Berlin, Germany, August 26, 2003; composition year: 1997; time: 28:26

SET TWO
Ron Nagorcka: Atom Bomb (excerpt)
Atom Bomb Becomes Folk Art
Pogus Productions/2014
(for cassette tape recorders, toy instruments, and other devices); The Golden Fur New Music Project (Samuel Dunscombe, Judith Hamann, James Rushford); realized by Golden Fur, 2010, Australia; composition year: 1977; excerpt time: 7:00

Gavin Bryars with Tom Waits: 
Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet (radio edit)
Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet/"Low" Symphony (promo)
Point Music/1993
vocals: Tom Waits; tape loop: Gavin Bryars; orchestra: The Gavin Bryars Ensemble, conductor: Michael Riesman; recorded at Looking Glass Studios, New York City; composition years: 1971, revised 1993; excerpt time: 6:20

Vladimir Ussachevsky: Wireless Fantasy
Music for Electronic and 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

Meredith Monk: Candy Bullets and Moon
Beginnings
Tzadik/2009
voice, bass: Meredith Monk; drums, organ: Don Preston; recorded at Garrick's Theatre, New York City, July 1967; time: 4:22

SET THREE
John Cage: The Ten Thousand Things (excerpt)
The Ten Thousand Things
Microfest Records/2013
narrator: John Cage; prepared piano:Vicki Ray; prepared piano: Aron Kallay; double bass: Tom Peters; percussion: William Winant; Cage's narration recorded at UCLA, 1962; other instruments for The Ten Thousand Things recorded at the California Institute of Arts in Los Angeles, Mills College in Oakland, Second Story Studios in Venice, CA, and Private Island Trax, Hollywood, CA; engineer: John Schneider (except Matt Snyder at Private Island Trax); recorded 2008-2012; composition years: 1954, 1955, 1956; excerpt time: 10:00


Carey Nutman: One Thing at a Time (Homage to John Cage)
One Thing at a Time (CD single)
MPS Music & Video/1992
tape collage: Carey Nutman; recorded in 1992; time: 11:15

SET FOUR
Pauline Oliveros: Red Horse Headache (excerpt)
Reverberations - Tape & Electronic Music 1961-1970 (boxed set)
Important Records/2014
electronics: Pauline Oliveros; realized at the University of California San Diego Electronic Music Studio 1967-1970; excerpt time: 12:00

Merzbow: Ambient Study for Kinbaku-bi Part 2
Music for Bondage Performance 2
Extreme Records/1996
electronics, noises: Masami Akita; recorded at ZSF Produkt Studio, Tokyo, 1990-1994; time: 6:04

Roxanne Turcotte: Tout en rouge (Everything in Red)
Fenêtres intérieures
empreintes DIGITALes/2014
tape collage, electroacoustics: Roxanne Turcotte; realized at RTM Studios, Montreal, 2012-2014;
time: 4:33

SET FIVE
Beatriz Ferreyra: Siesta Blanca (Winter)
Les Saisons 1972 [GMEB] -- 2002 [IMEB] (various artists)
IMEB/2002  
electroacoustic music on tape: Beatriz Ferreyra; realized at IMEB, Bourges, France; composition year: 1972; time: 14:30

Joane Hétu & Ensemble SuperMusique: Réveil brutal
Récits de neige
Ambiances Magnetiques/2010
recorded in Montreal, 2008; time: 3:30 

-- FIN --

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Martian Gardens for February 8 & 11, 2015


MARTIAN GARDENS
 
WMUA .ORG
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9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EST
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
February 8, 2015

LIVE WMUA BROADCAST CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER.
PLEASE TUNE IN TO MARTIAN GARDENS WEBCAST AS SCHEDULED BELOW.

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webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EST
February 11, 2015
Host: Max Shea

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

SINGLE PLAY

Thomas Newman & Rick Cox: A Well Staring at the Sky
35 Whirlpools Below Sound
Cold Blue Music/2014
instruments, electronics, field recordings; Thomas Newman, Rick Cox; recorded at Deep Sleep and SnakeHouse Studios, Pacific Palisades, California; time: 3:20


SINGLE PLAY
Roger Reynolds:
a. It was because of evil that the Furies were born... (2:22) 
b. Process and Passion (22:14)
Complete Cello Works
Mode Records/2014
a. reader: Roger Reynolds; text: Aeschylus, "Song of the Furies";  recorded at the University of California San Diego Music Department Studios, September 2014;  b. (for violin, cello, and computer processed sound) cello: Alexis Descharmes, violin: Nicholas Maribel; electronics: Frédéric Voisin; recorded at the Auditorium of the Paris Conservatoire, November 15, 2013; composition year: 2002; total time: 24:36

SET ONE
Paul Panhuysen and The Galvanos:
a. Long Strings (4:09)
b. Humming (4:46)
Lost for Words
Table of the Elements/1999
long string instrument, electronics, processing: Paul Panhuysen; recorded at Het Apolluis, Eindoven, The Netherlands, 1997; total time: 8:55

In memory of Paul Panhuysen (August 21, 1934 - January 29, 2015) 

Ellen Fullman: Never Gets Out of Me
Through Glass Panes
Important Records/2011
long string instrument: Ellen Fullman; cello: Henna Chou, Theresa Wong; violin: Travis Weller; time: 10:26

SET TWO
Robert Normandeau: Kuppel
Dômes
empreintes DIGITALes/2014
electroacoustic music realized at the studios of the Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe (ZKM, Germany) and in the composer’s studio in Montreal. 2005, 2006; premiered at trans_canada_release, ZKM_Kubus (Karlsruhe, Germany), December 9, 2006; revised at the composer's studio, Montreal, 2014; time: 17:49

Vertical Squirrels: This is Not (What this Is)
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: 3:59

SET THREE 
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: Birds & Machines (Bird Suite)
Birds + Machines 1980 - 1989
Pogus Productions/2010
noises, electronics, processing: Gen Ken Montgomery; recorded in New York City, 1989; time: 8:05

Ron Nagorcka: Pied Butcherbird (from the Artamidae suite)
Atom Bomb Becomes Folk Art
Pogus Productions/2014
fretless electric guitar, mandolin: Larry Polansky; trombone; Joe Cook; flute, piccolo: Jennie McDonald; clarinet, bass clarinet: Karlin Love; MIDI keyboard, didgiridoo: Ron Nagorcka; conductor: Marta Mumford; composition year: 2012; time: 5:00

Sarah Peebles: Insect Groove
Insect Groove
Cycling '74/2002
electric komungo: Jin Hi Kim; altered electric guitar, Boomerang, Whammy 2, processors; Max software, Sample Cell 1 & 2 editing; Unity DS-1 sampler, shō: S. Peebles; composition: 2002; time: 6:02

SET FOUR
Pauline Oliveros: Boone Bog (1st 1/2)
Reverberations -- Tape & Electronic Music 1961-1970 (boxed set)
Important Records/2014
realized at the Mills Tape Music Center, Mills College, Oakland, 1966-1967; excerpt time: 16:30

David Tudor: Rainforest (1968) (excerpt)
David Tudor & Gordon Mumma
New World Records/2006
live electronics performance with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, Teatro Novo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 30, 1968; excerpt time: 5:00

 SINGLE PLAY
Robert Erickson: Pacific Sirens
Pacific Sirens
New World Records/2003
Cleveland Chamber Symphony, conductor: Edwin London, recorded at Waetjen Auditorium, Cleveland, April 8, 2001 (electronically treated tape recorded at Pescadero Beach, California, 1969); composition year: 1969; time: 14:00


SET FIVE
Carey Nutman: Rituals Do Matter
Electroacoustic Music Volume VI (various artists)
Electroshock Records/2000
electroacoustic music: Carey Nutman; composition year: 1998; time: 11:15

Samuel Pellman: Perelandra (Venus)
Selected Planets
Innova Recordings/2003
computer music: Samuel Pellman; realized at the Studio for Contemporary Music, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York; time: 11:28

-- FIN --
 

Friday, January 30, 2015

Martian Gardens for February 1 & 4, 2015


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

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

Updated and corrected: February 1, 2014
online playlists: Martian Gardens blog
email: maxtshea@gmail.com

SET ONE

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

SET EIGHT
Noah Creshevsky: Borrowed Time
Auxesis (Amirkhanian/Creshevsky)
Centaur Records/1995
electroacoustic music: Noah Creshevsky; composition year: 1992; time: 11:43

Charles Amirkhanian: Hypothetical Moments
Mental Radio
CRI/1985
voice, ocarina, bells, harpsichord samples, poem: Charles Amirkhanian; harpsichord samples courtesy of Dennis Russell Davies; composition year: 1981; time: 5:35

 
In celebration of the 70th birthdays of Noah Creshevsky and Charles Amirkhanian 
Charles Amirkhanian (b. January 19, 1945,  Fresno, California)
Noah Creshevsky (b. January 31, 1945, Rochester, New York)

--FIN--

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Martian Gardens for January 25 & 28, 2015


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

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

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

SINGLE PLAY

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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


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


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

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


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


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

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

Friday, January 16, 2015

Martian Gardens for January 18 & 21, 2015


MARTIAN GARDENS
 
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January 18, 2015

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

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

SET ONE

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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Sunday, January 11, 2015

Martian Gardens for January 11 & 14, 2015


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

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

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

SINGLE PLAY

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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