Thursday, May 26, 2016

Martian Gardens, Valley Free Radio Edition, May 27, 2016

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Northampton, Mass.
Webcast/Broadcast date: May 27, 2016
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SELECTIONS PLAYED

Hour 1
Alvin Curran: Shofar Puro Alap
Shofar Rags
Tzadik/2013
shofar, sampler, electronics: Alvin Curran; recorded at Studio Luca Spagnoletti, Rome, July 20102; time: 6:28

Elliott Sharp: Tranzience
Tranzience
New World Records/2016
The JACK Quartet (violins: Christopher Otto, Ari Streisfeld; viola: John Pickford Richards; cello: Kevin McFarland); recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, December 14, 2015; composition year: 2013; time: 28:06

Hilda Paredes: Señales, "Homenaje a Jonathan Harvey"
Señales
Mode Records/2016
violin: Irvine Arditti; Ensemble Signal; conductor: Brad Lubman; recorded at Slee Hall, University at Buffalo; June 7, 2014; composition year: 2012; time: 19:09

Hour 2
Jonathan Harvey: Ritual Melodies
From Silence - Nataraja - Ritual Melodies
Bridge Records/1992
for quadraphonic tape; realized at IRCAM, Paris, 1990; time: 13:26

David Behrman: My Father's Grocery Store
My Dear Siegfried
XI Records/2005
narrator: Thomas Buckner, shakuhachi: Ralph Samuelson; trombone: Peter Zummo; keyboard and electronics: David Behrman; engineering, special effects: Tom Hamilton; text: Samuel N. Behrman, "The Worcester Account"; recorded in New York City, 2003; time: 11:30

Robert Ashley: Act VI (Years 71 - 84)
Crash
Lovely Music, Ltd./2015
singers: Gelsey Bell, Amirtha Kidambi, Brian McCorkle, Paul Pinton, Dave Ruder, Aliza Simons; music director and live sound: Tom Hamilton; recorded at the Roulette, New York City, April 15-18, 2015; text, composition: Robert Ashley; composition year: 2013; time: 15:00

Laurie Anderson: selections from Heart of a Dog
a. The Cloud (2:12)
b. A Different World (1:53)
c. What If the Sky Froze? (1:54)
d. Piano Lessons (3:00)
Nonesuch Records/2015
All words, music, and performance: Laurie Anderson; recorded in New York City, 2015; total selections time: 8:55

Amy Denio: Mildly Tempered Piano
Possible Worlds (various artists)
Spectropol/2011
piano: Amy Denio; time: 1:00

Larry Polansky: Tooaytoods 1, 6, 7
The World's Longest Melody
New World Records/2010
ZWERM Electric Guitar Quartet (guitars: Johannes Westendorp, Bruno Nelisson, Kobe Van Cauwenberghe, Toon Callier); recorded at Studio Champ D'Action, Antwerp, Belgium, December 2008; composition year: 1998; total time: 0:21

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Thursday, May 12, 2016

Martian Gardens, Valley Free Radio Edition, May 19, 2016


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Northampton, Mass.
Webcast/Broadcast date: May 19, 2016
Fridays Noon -- 2:00 p.m. EDT

SET ONE
Milton Babbitt: Philomel
Philomel
New World Records/1995
Mark II RCA Synthesizer, tapes: Milton Babbitt; soprano: Bethany Beardslee; text: John Hollander (based on Ovid's "Philomela"), created at the Columbia Princeton Electronic Music Center, 1964: time: 18:47

IN OBSERVANCE OF THE CENTENNIAL OF MILTON BABBITT

Lou Cohen: Shape05
Music
Pogus Productions/2013
computer, MIDI keyboard: Lou Cohen; time: 6:52

SET TWO
Brian Eno: In Dark Trees
Another Green World
EG Editions/1987 (orig. Island LP/1975)
rhythm generator, percussion, electric guitar: Brian Eno; recorded at Island Studios, London, Summer 1975; time: 2:29

Robert Scott Thompson: In the Shade of Brilliant Trees
Shadow Gazing
Aucourant Records/1994
computer, sampled flute, harp, violin, piano; composition year: 1988-1994; time: 3:05

David Toop: Breathing Chaos
Museum of Fruit (Architettura Series Volume 3)
Caipirinha Productions/1999
synthesizers, electronics, keyboards, flutes, percussion: David Toop; recorded in London, Fall 1998; total selections time: 8:02

Brian Eno: Complex Universe
Small Craft on a Milk Sea
Warp Records/2010
computer: Brian Eno; piano, keyboards, electronics: John Hopkins; guitar, laptop, guitarnet: Leo Abrahams; time: 3:05

Robert Scott Thompson: Snapshot
Shadow Gazing
Aucourant Records/1994
computer, sampled flute, harp, violin, piano; composition year: 1988-1994; time: 2:26

Victoria Fenner: The Queen of Bees
Deep Wireless 3 -- Radio Art Compilation
New Adventures in Sound Art/2006
field recordings, bee sounds; apiological commentary (no time or place of recordings noted); composition year: 2006; time: 6:02

Chris Watson: selections from Outside the Circle of Fire
a. Vultures (3:22)
b. Unidentified pair of birds (1:35)
c. Woodpigeon (0:20)
d. Southern right whale (0:13)
Outside the Circle of Fire
Touch Records/1998
a. nine birds feeding on a Zebra carcass, Aitong Plains, Kenya, September 1994; recorded at Nancite, Costa Rica, February 1995; wings in flight recorded at Coille Na Uladh, Glen Alfric, Scotland, July 1995; recorded surfacing at Valdes Peninsula, Argentina, August 1997; total selections time: 5:28

SET THREE
Laurie Anderson: selections from Heart of a Dog
a. Iron Mountain (3:03)
b. How to Feel Sad Without Being Sad (2:06)
c. The West Village (1:42)
d. Life Lived Backwards (2:23)
Heart of a Dog
Nonesuch Records/2015
All words, music, and performance: Laurie Anderson; recorded in New York City, 2015; total selections time: 9:18

Elizabeth Brown: Arcana
Mirage
New World Records/2013
(for flute and recorded sounds); flute: Elizabeth Brown; recorded in Brooklyn, New York, 2004; composition year: 9:32

SET FOUR
Euardo Reck Miranda: Entre o Absurdo e o Mistério
Plural (Miranda/Correa)
Fumproarte/2004
(for chamber orchestra); The Contemporary Music Group; conductor: Stephen Davismoon; recorded at Reid Concert Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1995; composition year: 1993; time: 8:43

Benjamin Boretz: Group Variations I, for Chamber Orchestra
BENJAMINBORETZ9X9 (various artists)
Open Space/2016
The Group for Contemporary Music, conductor: Charles Wuorinen; recorded at Town Hall, New York City, November 24, 1968; composition year: 1967; time: 14: 14

SET FIVE
Ursula Mamlok: Haiku Settings
I. So cold are the waves (0:40)
II. When a nightingale sang (0:36)
III. A leaf is falling (1:05)
IV. A tree frog slowly begins (0:35)
V. How cool the green hay smells (2:59)
Music of Ursula Mamlok Vol. 1
Bridge Records/2009
soprano: Tony Arnold; flute: Claire Chase; text: Ransetsu; recorded at the Performing Arts Center, SUNY, Purchase, August 22, 2007; composition year: 1967; total time: 6:14

IN MEMORIAM URSULA MAMLOK (FEBRUARY 1, 1923 -- MAY 4, 2016)

John Cage: Seven Haiku
a. Haiku I (0:17)
b. Haiku II (0:19)
c. Haiku III (0:17)
d. Haiku IV (0:16)
e. Haiku V (0:17)
f. Haiku VI (0:16)
c. Haiku VII (0:15)
The Works for Piano 6
Mode Records/2005
piano: Martin Joste; recorded at Forum Culturel, Le Blanc-Mesnil, France, July 2003; composition year: 1952; total time: 2:14

John Cage: selections from Chorals
a. 0:42
b. 0:31
c. 0:53
The Works for Violin 5
Mode Records/2003
violin: Irvin Arditti; recorded at Sendesaal de Hessischen Rundfunk, Frankfurt, September 1999; composition year: 1978; total selections time: 2:05

-- FIN --

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Martian Gardens, Taint Radio Edition, May 26, 2016

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

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Webcast date: May 26, 2016

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Northampton, Mass.
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Fridays Noon -- 2:00 p.m. EDT

SINGLE PLAY
Charles Dodge: Cascando (excerpt)
Cascando --A realization of Samuel Beckett's radio play
A Retrospective (1977-2009)
New World Records/2010
Opener: John Nesci; Voice: computer synthesis based on a reading by Steven Gilborn; Music: computer synthesis based on the character Voice; composition year: 1977; time: 32:28

SET ONE
Milton Babbitt: Occasional Variations
Occasional Variations
Tzadik Records/2003
RCA Mark II Sound Synthesizer: Milton Babbitt; realized at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center, 1968-1971; time: 9:54

Milton Babbitt: Soli e Duettini
Milton Babbitt
Bridge Records/2003
guitars: William Anderson, Oren Fader; recorded at KAS Studios, New York City, 2002; composition year: 1989; time: 11:39

Milton Babbitt (May 10, 1916 -- January 29, 2011) Centennial observed

SET TWO
David Starobin: The Girl from Yerevan (P. Chihara)
New Music With Guitar, Vol. 10 (various composers)
Bridge Records/2016
guitar: David Starobin; violin: Movses Pogossian; viola: Paul Colletti; composer: Paul Chihara; composition year: 2014; time: 13:50

Cornelius Dufallo: Transcendence
Dream Streets
Innova Recordings/2009
(for violin and electronics); violin: Cornelius Dufallo; recorded at BiCoastal Music, Ossining, New York; time: 9:08

SET THREE
Euardo Reck Miranda: Entre o Absurdo e o Mistério
Plural (Miranda/Correa)
Fumproarte/2004
(for chamber orchestra); The Contemporary Music Group; conductor: Stephen Davismoon; recorded at Reid Concert Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1995; composition year: 1993; time: 8:43

Benjamin Boretz: Group Variations I, for Chamber Orchestra
BENJAMINBORETZ9X9 (various artists)
Open Space/2016
The Group for Contemporary Music, conductor: Charles Wuorinen; recorded at Town Hall, New York City, November 24, 1968; composition year: 1967; time: 14: 14

SINGLE PLAY
Giacinto Scelsi: La nascita del Verbo
a. 1st Movement (6:14)
b. 2nd Movement (6:00)
c. 3rd Movement (8:09)
d. 4th Movement (11:15)
The Orchestral Works 2
Mode Records/2006
(for large orchestra and chorus); Wiener Kammerchor; conductor: Michael Grohotolsky; recorded live at the Festival Wien Modern, Konzerthaus Vienna, November 25, 2005; composition years: 1946 -- 1948; total time: 31:58

SET FOUR
Robert Scott Thompson: Elegies and Epiphanies
Visitation (out of the vivid air)
Aucourant Records/2012
electroacoustic music: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at the composer's studio, Roswell, Georgia, composition year: 2012; time: 12:10

Gyula Pintér: Los cloches de flammes roses
Prix Trivium 28e Concours International/Bourges 2001 (various artists)
Mnemosyne Musique Media/2001
(for soprano and tape); soprano: Clara Simon; realized at HEAR studios, Hungarian Radio; composition year: 2001; time: 9:45

Laurie Anderson: selections from Heart of a Dog
a. Iron Mountain (3:03)
b. How to Feel Sad Without Being Sad (2:06)
c. The West Village (1:42)
d. Life Lived Backwards (2:23)
e. The Lake (Instrumental) (1:32)
Heart of a Dog
Nonesuch Records/2015
All words, music, and performance: Laurie Anderson; recorded in New York City, 2015; total selections time: 10:50

-- FIN --

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Martian Gardens, Valley Free Radio Edition, May 6, 2016


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Webcast/Broadcast date: May 6, 2016
Fridays Noon -- 2:00 p.m. EDT

SET ONE
Larry Polansky: Eskimo Lullaby
from Songs & Toods (Larry Polansky)
Cold Blue Two [various artists]
Cold Blue Music/2012
voice, just-intonation National steel guitar: John Schneider; recorded at Architecture studio, Los Angeles, 2008; composition year: 2005; time: 4:00

Elliot Simpson: Sweet Betsy from Pike (trad., arr. L. Polansky)
from Songs & Toods (Larry Polansky)
The Wayward Trail
MicroFest Records/2015
voice, just-intonation National steel guitar: Elliot Simpson; recorded in the chapel of the Kapucijnenklooster Emmaus, Velp, The Netherlands, October 2014; composition year: 2005 time: 8:11

Paul Lansky: Barbara Allen (trad., arr. P. Lansky)
Folk Images
Bridge Records/1995
computer music: Paul Lansky; Princeton University, 1991, time: 2:50

David Starobin: Chase (M. Starobin)
New Music With Guitar, Vol. 4 (various composers)
Bridge Records/1990
for amplified guitar and computer-generated tape; guitar: David Starobin; recorded at Hip Pocket Studio, New York City, July 5, 1990; composer: Michael Starobin; composition year: 1987; time: 4:36

Steven Mackey: Psychedelic Sketch
Heavy Light
New World Records/2004
electric guitar: Steven Mackey; MOSIAC (flute: Zizi Mueller; cello: Michael Fincekl; piano: Emma Tahmizian; percussion: Daniel Druckman); recorded at Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University; December 2003; composition year: 2001; selection time: 4:22

SET TWO
Patti Monson: Vermont Counterpoint (for 11 flutes) (S. Reich)
Conspirare (various composers)
CRI/2000
piccolos, flutes, alto flutes: Patti Monson; recorded at Sprague Memorial Hall, Yale University; composer: Steve Reich; composition year: 1982; time: 9:30

Steve Reich: Electric Counterpoint
I. Fast (6:51)
II. Slow (3:21)
III. Fast (4:29)
Radio Rewrite
Nonesuch Records/2014
electric guitar: Jonny Greenwood; recorded at Abbey Road, London; composition year: 1987; total time: 14:41

Laurie Anderson: Dreaming of Life Before Birth
Heart of a Dog Heart of a Dog
Nonesuch Records/2015
text; music, performance: Laurie Anderson; recorded in New York City, 2015, time: 1:11

SINGLE PLAY
Robert Carl: Collapsible Mandala
From Japan
New World Records/2012
electronic installation: Robert Carl; source material recorded throughout Japan, 2007; composition years: 2008-2009; time: 26:21

SET THREE
Tim Hodgkinson: Jo-Ha-Kyu
Onsets
Mode Records/2014
(for string quartet, harp, trombone, synthesizer, and glass); Ne(x)tworks, conductor: Tim Hodgkinson; recorded at the Issue Project Room, New York City, April 18, 2010; composition years: 2000-2010; time: 15:56 

Eduardo Reck Miranda: Goma arábica
Mother Tongue
Sargasso/2004
electroacoustic music: E. Reck Miranda; recorded at the University of Edinburgh Electroacoustic Music Studios; orchestra: The Contemporary Music Group, conductor: Steve Davismoon; composition year: 1995; time: 7:22

-- FIN --

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Martian Gardens, Taint Radio Edition, May 19, 2016

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

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Webcast: Thursdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: May 19, 2016

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

SINGLE PLAY
Ben Johnston: String Quartet No. 8
a. Vigorous, aggressive (5:22)
b. Lazy, rocking (6:05)
c. Scherzo -- fast, skimming -- Light (3:26)
d. Extremely light and rhythmic (2:53)
String Quartets Nos. 6, 7, & 8
New World Records/2016
Kepler Quartet (violins: Sharan Leventhal, Eric Segnitz; viola: Brek Renzelman, cello: Karl Lavine); recorded at Tanner/Monagle Studios, Milwaukee, in several sessions in 2011-2013; composition year: 1986; total time: 17:52

SET ONE
Vivian Adelberg Rudow: With Love
A Fantasy for Live Cello and Decorated Cello Cases
Love, Loss, and Law
Hollins Park Music Company/2009
tape music with cello; cello: Paula Skolnick-Virizlay; composition year: 1986; time: 16:14

Shelley Hirsch: Temenos
a. Don't Touch the Rosebush (2:19)
b. Drone (1:34)
c. Merci (1:34)
States
Tellus-Harvestworks/1997
vocals: Shelley Hirsch; text: Nina Danino, Shelley Hirsch; recorded by Dave Hunt, Nina Danino; from the soundtrack of Nina Danino's film "Temenos," composition year: 1997; time: 5:27

SET TWO
Beth Anderson: Torero Piece
Peachy Keen-O
Pogus Productions/2003
speech sounds: Beth Anderson; narrative: Marjorie Anderson; composition year: 1973; time: 7:54

Laurie Anderson: selections from Heart of a Dog
a. The Lake (1:32)
b. Birth of Lola (2:20)
c. Tell All the Animals (2:02)
d. Lola Goes Blind (3:13)
Heart of a Dog
Nonesuch Records/2015
words, lyrics, music, performance: Laurie Anderson; recorded in New York City, 2015, total selections time: 9:14

Mother Tongue: The Voice and the Ear
Touch Sampler (various artists)
Touch Records/1997
tapes, electronics: Andrew McKenzie; voice: Doro Franck; percussion: Z'ev; recorded at Suitcase Studios, Amsterdam; 1987; time: 2:08

SET THREE
Jill Summers: Apricot Wensleydale
Deep Wireless 3 -- Radio Arts Compilation (various artists)
New Adventures in Sound Art/2006
text, narration, music: Jill Summers; recorded at Stray Dog Studios, Chicago; 2005; time: 14:31

Robert Ashley: Andrea
Atalanta (Acts of God) Volume II/Au Pair
Lovely Music, Ltd./2010
voices: Robert Ashley; Jacqueline Humbert; text: Jacqueline Humbert; electronics: Tom Hamilton; recorded at Teatro Olimpico in Rome, 1985; time: 10:15

SET FOUR
Pauline Oliveros: Big Mother is Watching You (excerpt)
Electronic Works 1965-1966
Paradigm Discs/1997
Hammond organ, amplifiers, generators, tape recorders: Pauline Oliveros; recorded at the University of Toronto Electronic Music Studios, Toronto, Canada, 1966; excerpt time: 10:00

Alain Savouret: Le lait/Le sang
Alain Savouret
Mnemosyne Musique Media/2004
electroacoustic music: Alain Savouret; realized at L'Institut international de musique électroacoustique de Bourges (IMEB), Bourges, France, 1996; time: 10:08

SET FIVE
Tim Hodgkinson: Jo-Ha-Kyu
Onsets
Mode Records/2014
(for string quartet, harp, trombone, synthesizer, and glass); Ne(x)tworks, conductor: Tim Hodgkinson; recorded at the Issue Project Room, New York City, April 18, 2010; composition years: 2000-2010; time: 15:56 

Eduardo Reck Miranda: Goma arábica
Mother Tongue
Sargasso/2004
electroacoustic music: E. Reck Miranda; recorded at the University of Edinburgh Electroacoustic Music Studios; orchestra: The Contemporary Music Group, conductor: Steve Davismoon; composition year: 1995; time: 7:22 

SET SIX
Steve Reich: Electric Counterpoint
I. Fast (6:51)
II. Slow (3:21)
III. Fast (4:29)
Radio Rewrite
Nonesuch Records/2014
electric guitar: Jonny Greenwood; recorded at Abbey Road, London; composition year: 1987; total time: 14:41

David Starobin: Mundus Canis ("A Dog's World") (G. Crumb)
Five Humoresques for Guitar and Percussion
a. Tammy, Elegantly, somewhat freely (2:45)
b. Fritzi, Furioso (1:12)
c. Heidel, Languido, un poco misterioso (2:37)
d. Emma-Jean, Coquettish, poco animato, grazioso (1:31)
e. Yoda, Prestissimo possibile (1:38)
New Music With Guitar Volume Six (various composers)
Bridge Records/2004
guitar: David Starobin; percussion: George Crumb; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, October 1998; composer: George Crumb; composition year: 1998; total time: 9:43

David Starobin: Shameless Sarabande (P. Lansky)
New Music With Guitar Volume Six (various composers)
Bridge Records/2004
guitar: David Starobin; recorded at KAS Studios, Astoria, New York, July 2001; composer: Paul Lansky: composition year: 1997; time: 3:54

Cornelius Dufalo: Cosmic Clouds
Dream Streets
Innova Recordings/2011
violin, electronics: Cornelius Dufalo; recorded at BiCoastal Studios, Assining, New York; composition year: 2009; time: 1:23

-- FIN --

Thursday, April 28, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Harry Partch: Even Wild Horses, Act III
a. Scene 1 (Had I Not Once a Lovely Youth?) [Conga] 3:00
b. Scene 2 (Let Us Contemplate Undazed the Endless Reaches of My Innocence) [Tahitian Dance] 2:30
Plectra and Percussion Dances
Bridge Records/2014
PARTCH ensemble (ingredients may include -- diamond marimba, Eroica, cymbal: Erin Barnes; voice: Paul Berkoids; kithara: Alison Bjorkedahl; canon, surrogate kiethara, Eroica: Matt Cook; cloud chamber bowls, chromelodeon: David Johnson; saxophone: Ulrich Krieger; percussion: Yumi Lee; canon: Tom Peters; guitars, canons: John Schneider; adapted viola: Derek Stein; bowls, bass marimba, Eroica, fight bell: Nick Terry; bass marimba, voice: T.J. Roy; guitar, canons: Alex Wand); recorded at Disney Hall/Redcat Theatre, Los Angeles, June 9, 2013; composition year: 1952; total time: 5:30

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

-- FIN --

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Martian Gardens, Taint Radio Edition, April 28, 2016


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

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Webcast date: April 28, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

R. Weis: Parrot & Paperback, Part I
Parrot & Paperback
R. Weis/2015
musique concrete sourced from Congo the African Grey Parrot and a paperback book (about the Congo jungle) dropping on the floor; time: 3:14


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

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

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