Sunday, December 21, 2014

Martian Gardens radio for December 21 & 24, 2014


MARTIAN GARDENS
 
WMUA .ORG
Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EST
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
December 21, 2014

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

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

SINGLE PLAY

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

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

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

Morton Feldman: selections from Trio
a. PII S3 M8 B1 (3:37)*
b. P15 S2 M6 B1 (1:33)*
c. P16 S1 M4 B1 (3:21)*
Trio
Mode Records/2009
violin: Marc Sabat; cello: Rohan de Saram; piano: Aki Takahashi; recorded at Teldex Studio, Berlin, April 2006; composition year: 1980; *Page, System, Measure, Bar; total excerpts time: 8:31

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

-- FIN --

Friday, December 12, 2014

Martian Gardens for December 14 & 17, 2014


MARTIAN GARDENS
 
WMUA .ORG
Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EST
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
December 14, 2014

TAINTRADIO.ORG
webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EST
Webcast date: December 17, 2014
Host: Max Shea

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

SINGLE PLAY

Nobukazu Takemura: Assembler Mix
Messiah Remix (various artists)
Cantaloupe Records/2004
(composers: G.F. Handel/ Nobukazu Takemura); electronics: Nobukazu Takemura; time: 4:14   

SET ONE
Tom Johnson: Rational Melodies VI-XII
Correct Music
Populist Records/2012
violin: Andrew Nathaniel McIntosh; recorded at the home of Dr. William Rutherford, Mount Washington, California; composition year: 1982: total excerpts time: 11:03


Claire Chase:  Vermont Counterpoint (S. Reich)
Density
Claire Chase/2013
(composer: Steve Reich, for 11 flutes); piccolos, flutes, alto flutes: Claire Chase; recorded at Oktaven Audio, Yonkers; composition year: 1982; time: 9:36

SET TWO
Brian Ferneyhough: Casandra's Dream Song
New Music Series Vol. 2 (various artists)
Neuma Records/1988
flute: Pierre-Yves Artaud; composition year: 1979; time: 9:35

Robert Scott Thompson: Porcelain Sky
Repeated by Dreams
Aucourant Records/2014
electronics, computers: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at the composer's studio, Roswell, Georgia; composition year: 2014; time: 12:10

SET THREE
Alvin Curran & Pauline Oliveros
a. Introduction to Maritime Rites concerts (Rattlesnake Mountain) (1:27)
b. Rattlesnake Mountain (10:46) 

Maritme Rites
New World Records/2004
accordion: Pauline Oliveros; field recordings: whistle buoy (Robinson's Rock, Penobscot Bay, Maine), three-toned gong (Camden, Maine), foghorns (Rockland Harbor, Maine); voice: Karen McLean, Lighthouse Keeper, U.S. Coastguard (Doubling Point, Maine); accordion composition year (Rattlesnake Mountain: 1982); original production year (Maritime Rites concerts): 1985; time w/ intro: 11:14


Ron Nagorcka: Dawn in the Wombat Forest
Atomic Bomb Becomes Folk Art
Pogus Productions/2014
violin: Liza Lim; clavichord, didjeridu, electronics, field recordings: Ron Nagorcka; composition year: 1985; time: 11:41

SET FOUR
Robert Normandeau: La part des anges (The angels' share)
Dômes
empreintes DIGITALes/2014
electroacoustic music on multitrack tape: Robert Normandeau; realized at the studios of the Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe (ZKM, Germany), and at the Faculty of Music of the Université de Montreal, 2011-2012; premiered at Preisverleihungen und Konzerte — Imatronic, ZKM_Kubus, Karlsruhe, Germany, November 26, 2011; composition years: 2011-2012; time: 14:37

Roxanne Turcotte: Petit ange (Little angel)
Fenêtres intérieures
empreintes DIGITALes/2014
for five melodicas and tape; melodicas: Roxanne Turcotte; realized at RTM Studios, Montreal, 2012-2014; voices: Laurent Poitrenaux, Sylvie Deguy, Sophie-Caroline Schatz; recorded at La muse en circuit studios, Alfortville, text: Philippe Forest, L’enfant éternel, published 1997; composition years: 2012-2014; time: 4:08

SET FIVE
Agostino Di Scipio: 5 Piccoli Ritmi (5 Little Rhythms)
Electro Acoustic Music VI (various artists)
Neuma Records/1999
guitar sounds, voice, processing, KYMA/Capybara programming: Agnostio Di Scipio; realized at Laboratorio Musica e Sonologia , L'Aquila, Italy; 1996; time: 6:31

Agostino Di Scipio: Untitled (sound synthesis, October '01)
Paysages Historiques
Mnémosyne Musique Média/2005
electronics, computers, processing: Agnostio Di Scipio; composition year: 2001; time: 6:35

Takehito Shimazu: Illusions in Desolate Fields
CCMIX Paris (various artists)
Xenakis/UPIC/Continuum
Mode Records/2001
(for voice, san-gen, & UPIC); san-gen, voice: Kazuko Takada; realized at UPIC (CCMIX), Paris, 1994; time: 13:27

SINGLE PLAY
Annea Lockwood: Ground of Being
Ground of Being
Recital Records/2014
(for field recordings, voice, and processing); field recordings curated by Annea Lockwood at the Bellagio Study and Conference Center, Lake Como, Lombardy, Italy, with environmental recordings from the library of Dr. Mel Tyree, biophysicist; narrative on African aircraft stowaways spoken by Dr. Ousmane Kane; premiered at Engine 27, New York City, as an 8-channel installation, 2000; composition year: 2000; time: 18:50

SET SIX
Jacques Diennet:  (Freeze frame -- 1st time)
Compendium International IMEB (various artists)
Mnémosyne Musique Média /2004
electroacoustic music realized at the Institut International de Electroacoustique Musique (IMEB), Bourges, France; 2000; time: 18:30

Thomas DeLio: m, nce *
Electro Acoustic Music VI (various artists)
Neuma Records/1999
computer music: Thomas DeLio; composition year: 1997; time: 1:50

* TAINT Radio version only


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Friday, December 5, 2014

Martian Gardens for December 7 & 10, 2014


MARTIAN GARDENS
 
WMUA .ORG
Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EST
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
December 7, 2014

TAINTRADIO.ORG
webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EST
Webcast date: December 10, 2014
Host: Max Shea

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

SET ONE

Warren Burt: Beijing Winter Scene
Poems of Rewi Alley
Sonic Gallery/2006
reader: John Britton; electronic musical setting: Warren Burt; texts: Rewi Alley; recorded at Move Records Studio, Melbourne Australia Asia Foundation, 2006; total excerpts time: 2:06

Brian Eno: My Squelchy Life
Nerve Net
Warner Bros./1992
guitar, synthesizer, voice: Brian Eno; percussion: Benmont Tench, Sugarfoot Moffett; bass: Romeo Williams; processed voice: Neill Catchpole; speaking voices: Guy Barber, Maria Eno, Helen May, John May, John Moorby, Penny Moorby, Anita Petal, Rupel Petel, Sunita Patel, Yagish Petel, Sophia Rawlings, Joyce Robinson, mix: Markus Draws; recorded in London, 1991; time: 4:02

SET TWO 
Triple Point: 
a. Quartetto Telematico #1 (3:34)
b. Quartetto Telematico #2 (3:05)
c. Quartetto Telematico #3 (3:41)
Phase/Transitions
Pogus Productions/2014
Triple Point (Pauline Oliveros, Jonas Braasch, Doug Van Nort): electronics, sound systems; recorded at the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC), Troy, New York, August 2012; time: 10:20

Fred Frith & Danielle Palardy Roger: Sala Nera
Pas de Deux
Ambiances Magnetiques/2008
electric guitar, voice, processing: Fred Frith; drums, percussion, voice: Daniel Palardy Roger; recorded in Montreal, 2007; time: 7:32

Fred Frith and John Butcher: Be Again, Be Again
The Natural Order
Northern Spy Records/2014
saxophones: John Butcher; electric guitar: Fred Frith; recorded at Guerilla Recordings, Oakland, California; October 11, 2009; time: 5:28

SET THREE
Fred Frith: 
a. Spot (4:38)
b. True Love (2:56)
c. I want it to be over (3:01)
Prints
Snapshots, Postcards, Messages and Miniatures 1987-2001
ReR Megacorp/2003
instruments, sound effects, voice: Fred Frith; a. recorded July 2001; b. recorded at Noise, New York City, 1987, backing voicals: Sheena Dupuis; c. recorded January 1997; text: Bill Clinton interviewed about Monica Lewinsky, January 27, 2001, samples: Escher loop, broken glass; selections revised and remixed at Jankowski Studio, Esslingen, Germany, July 2001; total time: 10:35

The Residents: Atomic Shopping Carts
Whatever Happened to Vileness Fats/The Census Taker
East Side Digital/1991 (orig. Ralph Records LP 1984)
time: 2:06

The Residents: Ghost Child
Demons Dance Alone
East Side Digital/2002
time: 2:53

The Legendary Pink Dots: Peace Krime 2
Prayer for Aradia
Terminal Kaleidoscope/1996  
Peace Krime 2 originally released on Chemical Playschool 1 & 2 (Mirrordot cassette/1981); samples: Margaret Thatcher, "Crime is crime is crime," etc.; time: 2:39

The Legendary Pink Dots: 
a. True Love (3:21)
b. The Peculiar Fun Fair (0:32)
Any Day Now
Play It Again Sam/1988 (orig. LP/1987)
recorded at Studio Klaverland, The Netherlands, 1987; total time: 3:53

Paul Dolden: 
a. The Saddle Song (3:52)
b. Who has the dreamiest melodies? (3:11)
Who Has the World's Biggest Sound?
Starkland/2014
instruments, electroacoustics, processing: Paul Dolden; recorded at the composer's studio, Val-Morin, Québec, 2005-2008; total excerpts time: 6:03

SET FOUR
Tom Johnson: Rational Melodies, parts I-V
I. (1:12)
II. 1:18)
III. (1:20)
IV. (1:04)
V. (1:03)
Correct Music
Populist Records/2012
violin: Andrew Nathaniel McIntosh; recorded at the home of Dr. William Rutherford, Mount Washington, California; composition year: 1982: total excerpts time: 5:58

Martin Bresnick: Going Home -- Vysoke, My Jerusalem
Prayers Remain Forever
Starkland/2014
(for oboe and string trio); Double Entendre (oboe: Christa Robinson; violin: Caleb Burhans; viola: John Pickford Richards; cello: Brian Snow); recorded at Sprague Hall, Yale University, composition year: 2010

SET FIVE
Lou Harrison: The Only Jealousy of Emer
a. Music for the unfolding of the cloth (1:47)
b. Eithne Inguba (1:31)
c. Emer's Story (1:09)
d. The Evil of Bricriu (1:57)
e. Emer's Incarnation (0:53)
f. The Woman of the Sidhe (2:29)
g. Music for the unfolding of the cloth (1:47)
Works 1939-2000
Mode Records/2003
flute, alto flute: Leta Miller; cello: Karen Andrie; bass: Stan Poplin; tack piano: Jodi Gandolfi; celesta: Michael McGushin; conductor: Nicole Paiement; recorded at the recital hall of the University of California, Santa Cruz;  2001; composition year: 1949 (music for W.B. Yeats' play); total time: 11:33

Harry Partch: Ring Around the Moon -- A Dance for Here and Now
a. Phase One: Well, bless my soul! (Well, bless my soul!) (2:48)
b. Phase Two: One, two, three, four -- X,Y, Zee (2:12)
c. Phase Three: Shake hands now, boys,  and at the sound of the bell come out fighting! (2:55)
d. Phase Four: Mumbo jumbo, hocus pocus, hoit toity...(Look out! He's Got a gun!) (1:26)
[Movement II from Plectra and Percussion Dances -- Satyr-Play Music for Dance Theater]

Plectra and Percussion Dances
An Evening of Dance Theater
Bridge Records/2014
PARTCH ensemble (ingredients may include -- diamond marimba, Eroica, cymbal: Erin Barnes; voice: Paul Berkoids; kithara: Alison Bjorkedahl; canon, surrogate kiethara, Eroica: Matt Cook; cloud chamber bowls, chromelodeon: David Johnson; saxophone: Ulrich Krieger; percussion: Yumi Lee; canon: Tom Peters; guitars, canons: John Schneider; adapted viola: Derek Stein; bowls, bass marimba, Eroica, fight bell: Nick Terry; bass marimba, voice: T.J. Roy; guitar, canons: Alex Wand); recorded at Disney Hall/Redcat Theatre, Los Angeles, June 9, 2013; composition years: 1949-1950; total time: 9:20


Harry Partch: Comments by Harry Partch
a. I am Harry Partch (0:24)
b. Life is too precious to spend it with important people (1:29)
c. You are charged with being guilty. Are you drunk or not drunk? (1:07)
Enclosures 2
Historic Speech Recordings from the Harry Partch Archives
Innova Recordings/1995
speaker: Harry Partch; a. recorded in Gualala, California, 1950; b. excerpt from an interview, recorded May 30, 1970; c. Introduction to Plectra and Percussion Dances, recorded at KPFA, Berkeley, November 19, 1953; total time: 3:00 

SET SIX
Takayuki Rai: Sparkle
IMEB Opus 30 - 1984 -- 1999, Volume 2 (various artists)
Mnémosyne Musique Media/2003
(electroacoustic music); bass clarinet: Harry Sparnaay; realized at GMEB/IMEB, Bourges, France, 1988; time: 10:07 


Kaija Saariaho:NoaNoa
Electro Acoustic Music III (various artists)
Neuma Records/1990
(electroacoustic music); flute: Camilla Hoitenga; composition year: 1991; time: 10:39

SET SEVEN
Pauline Oliveros: Duo for Accordeon and Bandoneon with Possible Mynah Bird Obbligato
Music from the Tudorfest
San Francisco Tape Music Center 196
New World Records/2014
accordion: Pauline Oliveros; bandoneon: David Tudor; with Ahmed the mynah bird; recorded April 6, 1964, at the San Francisco Tape Music Center; composition years: 1963-1964; time: 16:45

Jeffrey Zeigler: Babel (The Confusion of Tongues) (J. Zorn)
Something of Life
Innova Recordings/2014 
composer: John Zorn; cello: Jeffrey Zeigler; recorded at Studio G, Brooklyn, April 1-2, 2014; composition year: 2013; time: 4:51

SET EIGHT
Ron Nagorcka: Collurcincla Harmonica
Atomic Bomb Becomes Folk Art
Pogus Productions/2014
composition Ron Nagorcka; fretless electric guitar: Larry Polansky; electronic keyboards: Hans Meijer; grey shrike thrush song recorded by Ron Nagorcka, Tasmania, composition year: 1998; time: 4:06

Warren Burt: Portrait of John Chalmers
Harmonic Colour Fields (1996-97)
Pogus Productions/2003
microtonal computer music: Warren Burt; time: 10:25


-- FIN -- 

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Martian Gardens for Nov. 30, 2014 & Dec. 3, 2014


MARTIAN GARDENS
 
WMUA .ORG
Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EST
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
November 30, 2014

TAINTRADIO.ORG
webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EST
Webcast date: December 3, 2014
Host: Max Shea

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

SINGLE PLAY

Warren Burt: selections from Poems of Rewi Alley
a. Defoliants (2:32)
b. Profit Plus Poison (1:55
Poems of Rewi Alley
Sonic Gallery/2006
reader: John Britton; electronic musical setting: Warren Burt; texts: Rewi Alley; recorded at Move Records Studio, Melbourne Australia Asia Foundation, 2006; total excerpts time: 4:28
 

SINGLE PLAY 
Ron Nagorcka: Atom Bomb
Atomic 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: time: 35:00

SET TWO
Severed Heads:
a. Brassiere, in Rome (8:00)
b. Wasps (0:58)
Since the Accident
Ink Records/1983
tapes, drum programming, sequencing, turntables, televisions, electronics: Tom Ellard, Garry Bradbury; recorded at Terse Tapes, Australia, 1982-1983; total time: 9:00

Chris Watson: Death Watch Beetles
Outside the Circle of Fire
Touch Records/1998
recorded in an oak beam in a cottage bedroom, Edingthorpe, Norfolk, England, April 1990, by Chris Watson; time: 1:40

Cabaret Voltaire: Stay Out of It
The Voice of America
Mute Records/1990 (orig. Rough Trade LP/1980)
guitar, wind instruments: Richard H. Kirk; vocals, bass guitar, synthesizers, electronic percussion: Stephen Mallinder; synthesizers, tapes: Chris Watson; recorded at Western Works Studio, Sheffield, UK, March-April, 1980; samples from Outer Limits episode "Demon with a Glass Hand" first broadcast by the American Broadcasting Company, October 17, 1964; time: 2:39

Ruth Anderson: SUM (State of the Union Message)
Lesbian American Composers [various artists]
CRI/1998
tape collage: Ruth Anderson; composition years: 1973, 1997; time: 7:37


SET THREE 
Deep Listening Band: Lapis Lazuli (1st 1/2)
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: 12:10

Deep Listening Band: Hi Bali, Hi
Sanctuary
Mode Records/1995
trombones, didjeridu, garden hose: Stuart Dempster; just tuned accordion, electronics: Pauline Oliveros; organ, overtone flutes, electronics: David Gamper; Expanded Instrument System; recorded at Trinity Methodist Church, Kingston, New York; 1994; composition year: 1994; time: 10:42

SINGLE PLAY
Carey Nutman: Scarey Space (Nitrous Aether)
Lang
MPS Music and Video/2014
ambient computer music: Carey Nutman; recorded at the composer's studio, Houghton-le-Spring, England; composition year: 2014; time: 21:36

SET FOUR
TUU & Nick Parkin: Plateau
Terma
Fathom/1998
flute, synthesizers, shaker, shaker effects: Nick Parkin; synthesizer, sampler, gongs: Martin Franklin (aka TUU); recorded at Body Music Studio, Windsor, England; time: 5:17

Nicholas Parkin: Magmas
Cultures Électroniques 15 (various artists)
Mnémosyne Musique Media/2001
electroacoustic music realized at the University of East Anglia Electroacoustic Music Studios, 2001; composition year: 2001; time: 16:09

SET FIVE
John Cage: Cartridge Music
Music from the Tudorfest (various artists)
San Francisco Tape Music Center 1964
New World Records/2014
live electronics: David Tudor, et al., recorded at the San Francisco Tape Music Center, 1964, composition year: 1960; time: 11:07

Philip Perkins: mom 9/13
Mister Anyhow - Live in the Studio 2011-2014
Fun Music/2014
samples, electronics, processing: Philip Perkins; recorded at the composer's studio, San Francisco; time: 4:15

Fred Frith & John Butcher: Dance First, Think Later
The Natural Order
Northern Spy Records/2014
soprano and tenor saxophones: John Butcher; electric guitar: Fred Frith; recorded at Guerrilla Recordings, Oakland, California, October 11, 2009; time: 3:28

Fred Frith: Trains & Boats & Planes (Bacharach/David)*
Prints 
Snapshots, Postcards, Messages, and Miniatures 1987-2001
ReR Megacorp/2003
(composition: Burt Bacharach/Hal David, published 1965); guitar, percussion, piano, keyboards, noises, voice: Fred Firth; recorded 1996 for the release "Great Jewish Music: Burt Bacharach," Tzadik Records; time: 5:07

Paul Rubenstein: Alice's Journey*
Soundtrack to Travels with H
A series of short films by Raeshma Rahzvi
Spectropol/2014
instruments, composition: Paul Rubenstein; recorded in Seattle, time: 4:15

Fred Frith: In the Winter of '64*
Prints 
Snapshots, Postcards, Messages, and Miniatures 1987-2001
ReR Megacorp/2003
piano: Fred Frith; recorded January 1997; time: 1:48

*TAINT Radio version only 

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Friday, November 21, 2014

Martian Gardens for November 23 & 26, 2014


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

TAINTRADIO.ORG
webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EST
Webcast date: November 19, 2014
Host: Max Shea

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

SINGLE PLAY 

Robert Scott Thompson: Among the Unlaboring Stars
Gold Flowers Bloom Mercury Petals
Aucourant Records/2009
electronics, synthesizers: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at the composer's studio, Roswell Georgia; time: 4:07

SET ONE
Triple Point: Spin Density
Phase/Transitions
Pogus Productions/2014
Triple Point (Pauline Oliveros, Jonas Braasch, Doug Van Nort: electronics, sound systems); recorded at the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC), Troy, New York, August 2012; time: 13:00

Maggi Payne: 60 Spin
60 x 60 (2003)
Capstone Records/2004
electroacoustic music: Maggi Payne; recorded at the Center for Contemporary Music, Mills College, Oakland, California; composition year: 2003; time: 1:00

Joan La Barbara: Flash!
60 x 60 -- 2006/2007 [various artists]
Vox Novus/2008
violin: Ariana Kim; composition year: 2008; time: 0:45


Tom Johnson: Squares: dialectic music
Correct Music
Populist Records/2012
(for narration and a solo instrument); narration: Douglas Wadle; viola: Andrew Nathaniel McIntosh; recorded at the home of Dr. William Rutherford, Mount Washington, California; composition year: 2008; time: 6:47

SET TWO
Ron Nagorcka: Thus spake Zoothera 
from Just Bluffing for Quamby
Atom Bomb Becomes Folk Art
Pogus Productions/2014
electroacoustic music in just intonation based on the sounds of Quamby Bluff, Tasmania; composition year: 2006; time: 6:03

Kraftwerk: Morgenspaziergang (morning stroll)
Autobahn
Kling Klang/1986 (orig. Philips LP/1974)
synthesizers, electronics, recorder, electronics sound effects and synthesized bird songs: Kraftwerk; recorded at Kling Klang and Conny's Studio, Germany; time: 4:04

Elainie Lillios: Listening Beyond...
Entre espaces (Between Spaces)
empreintes DIGITALes/2011
electroacoustic music realized at the Electroacoustic Studio of the Center for Computation & Technology, Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, 2007; premiered at the High Voltage concert in the Recital Hall at Louisiana State University, December 3, 2007; time: 8:20


Carey Nutman: Interlude 2014 Harmonic
Lang
MPS Music & Video/2014
computer music: Carey Nutman; time: 2:31

SET THREE
Genevieve Robertson & Jayson Ellerbeck: Killing Fields
Deep Wireless 3 -- Radio Art Compilation (various artists)
New Adventures in Sound Art/2006
guitar, narration, field recordings, processing:  Robertson & Ellerbeck; recorded in Phnom Penh, Cambodia; time: 5:12

Anna Rubin: Landmine
Electric Music (Rubin/Hollander)
Capstone Records/2004 (via Neuma Records)
(for amplified electric cello, live electronics, and digital audio); electric cello: Jeffrey Krieger; featured narratives: David Levi Strauss on landmines in Cambodia; Human Rights Watch Report on Landmines; composition year: 2001; time: 16:20

SET FOUR
Annea Lockwood: Buoyant
Ground of Being
Recital Records/2014
field recordings (water sounds, Flathead Lake, Montana; boat sounds, Hoboken Ferry Terminal, New Jersey and Lake Como, Italy); composition year: 2013; time: 6:18

Frank Denyer: Two Beacons
Silenced Voices
Mode Records/2008
(for large ensemble, muted instruments, percussion, flutes, male and female voices); The Barton Workshop, directors: Frank Denyer & James Fulkerson; recorded at Bethanienklooster, Amsterdam, March 21, 2006; Darlington College of Arts, UK, July 3, 2006; composition year: 2005; time: 14:21

SET FIVE
James Dashow: ...At other times, the distances
Cultures Électroniques 14 (various artists)
Mnémosyne Musique Média/2002
electroacoustic music realized at IMEB, Bourges, France, 1999; time: 12:46

James Dashow: Reconstructions
James Dashow -- Thomas DeLio
Neuma Records/1995
(for harp and computer); harp: Lucia Bova; recorded at Wonderland Studio, Rome, Italy; composition year: 1992; time: 13:36

SET SIX
Toshi Ichiyanagi: Music for Piano No. 4
Music from the Tudorfest
San Francisco Tape Music Center 1964
New World Records/2014
pianos: Pauline Oliveros, David Tudor; recorded at the San Francisco Tape Music Center, April 6, 1964; composition year: 1960; time: 20:37

David Tudor: Rainforest Version 1 (excerpt)
Rainforest
Mode Records/1998
live electronics: David Tudor & Takehisa Kosugi; recorded in New Delhi, India, 1990; composition year: 1968; excerpt time: 6:00

Pauline Oliveros: In Memoriam: Nikola Tesla, Cosmic Engineer (excerpt)*
Music for Merce 1952-2009 (boxed-set) [various artists]
New World Records/2010
live electronics, voices, acoustical-space-sound activators: John Cage, Gordon Mumma, Jean Rigg, David Tudor; recorded on tour 1972 for the dance "Canfield" (1969), The Merce Cunningham Dance Company; composition year: 1969; excerpt time: 9:44 

*Taint Radio version only



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