Sunday, December 21, 2008

Martian Gardens for 12/21/2008

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online playlists: Martian Gardens blog

extended edition

Carrie Rose: High Flyer (R. Erickson)
Books of Flutes
11 West Records/Smith Publications/2008

Robert Erickson: Pacific Sirens
Pacific Sirens
New World Records/2003
Cleveland Chamber Symphony; conductor: Edwin London

Charles Ives: December
The Light That is Felt
New World Records/2008
soprano: Susan Narucki; piano: Donald Berman; text: Folgóre da San Gimignano

Susan Botti: Listen, It's Snowing
Listen, It's Snowing
piano: Daniel Kirk-Foster; text: e.e. cummings

Bernadette Speach: Angels in the Snow
Mode Records/2002

Antoine Berthiaume/Quentin Sirjacq/Norman Teale: Leaves and Snows
Leaves and Snows

Joelle Leandre/Quentin Sirjacq: Moon Journey
Out of Nowhere

Michael Byron: Music of Nights without Moon or Pearl
Music of Nights without Moon or Pearl
Cold Blue Music/2000
CalArts new Century Players; Conductor: David Rosenboom

Meredith Monk:
a. Northern Lights 2
b. Chinook Whispers
Facing North
ECM New Series/1992
M. Monk, Robert Een: pitch pipe, voice

Madelyne Byrne: Winter
Lesbian American Composers #
sampled bowed crotales: Lisa Frisari; sampled voice: Malin Serner

Stanislav Kreitchi: Winter (from Four Fantasies)
Voices and Movement
Electroshock Records/2002

Stuart Saunders Smith: Family Portraits--Embden Pond
At Sixty--Selections
11 West Records/Smith Publications/2008
alto flute: Lisa Cella; vibraphones: Amber Mace, Bobby Parker

Sylvia Smith: The Year Begins to be Ripe (J. Cage)
The Year Begins to be Ripe
11 West Records/Smith Publications/2008
voice: Christie Finn; closed piano: Sylvia Smith; text: Henry David Thoreau

John Cage The Year Begins to be Ripe
Litany for the Whale
Harmonia Mundi/2002 (orig. 1998)
voice: Paul Hillier; closed piano: Alan Bennett; text: Henry David Thoreau

Sylvia Smith: The Wonderful Widow of Eighteen Springs (J. Cage)
The Year Begins to be Ripe
11 West Records/Smith Publications/2008
voice: Christie Finn; closed piano: Sylvia Smith; text: James Joyce

Anthony De Mare: The Wonderful Widow of Eighteen Springs (J. Cage)
Pianos and Voices (works by J. Cage/M. Monk)
text: James Joyce

Laetitia Sonami: Overture on Ice
Messiah Remix #
Cantaloupe Music/2004
source material: G.F. Handel, Messiah

Helmut Lachenmann: excerpts from Das Madchen mit den Schwefelholzern
a. In dieser Kalte
b. Trio und Reprise (Frier-Arie, 2. Teil)
c. Die Weihnachtslieder stiegen hoher
d. Abendsegen (Wenn ein Stern Fallt)
Das Madchen mit den Schwefelholzern (The Little Matchgirl)
ECM New Series/2004
SWR Synphony Orchestra Baden-Baden and Freiburg/SWR Vocal Ensemble Stuttgart, concertmaster: Matthias Hermann; leader: Sylvain Cambreling; soprano: Eiko Morikawa, Nicole Tibbels; piano: Yukiko Sugawara, Tomoko Hemmi; sho: Mayumi Miyata; narrator: H. Lachenmann; text: Hans Christian Anderson; electronic realization: SWR experimental studio Freiburg; recorded 7/02, Konzerthaus Freiburg; conductor: Helmut Hanusch

Eve Beglarian: Be/Hold
Messiah Remix #
Cantaloupe Music/2004
source material: G.F. Handel, Messiah

James Mobberley: Beams!
Americans in Rome--Music by Fellows of the American Academy in Rome #
Bridge Records/2008
trombone plus tape: John Leisenring

James Mobberley: TNT
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 33--
Music from iMPACT, UMKC #
Centaur Records/2002
double bass and tape: Robert Black

Natasha Barrett: Red Snow
empreintes DIGITALes/2003

Alexei Borisov: Dense Drift
Polished Surface of a Table
Electroshock Records/2004

Iannis Xenakis: Polytope de Cluny
Mode Records/2001
see also: Xenakis Electronic Works 2

SELECTIONS FROM: Vox Novus 60 x 60 Series 2003--2007 first 6 of 60:

60 x 60--2003--random 6 of 61*

16. Scott Brickman: Signiture Piece
36. Dennis Bathory-Kitsz: The Warbler Garden
51. Robert Voisey: Ripples in the Sand
61. Christopher Ward: Dance Truman, Dance
25. Mary Jane Leach: Dido Remembered
19. Michael Kinney: Forrob--One Minute of Listening Pleasure

*I intended to program the first 6 selections, but CD player
malfunction gave me these 6 instead!

60 x 60--2004--first 6 of 60:

1. Justin Breme: Counting Time
2. Robert Gluck: Stazmin
3. Christian Banasik: Glass Cutter
4. John Allemeir: Just a Minute...
5. Mark Henry: Hacked Metal
6. Killick: Submersion/subversion/heart

60 x 60--2005--first 6 of 60:

1. Adam Sovkoplas: Train Racer
2. Mike McFerron: Minute Distance
3. Paul Clouvel: Pianobsession
4. John Bilotta: A 12 Step Rag for the Totally Co-Dependent
5. Leslie de Melcher: Jerusalem
6. John Link Clarient: Clarinet Fantasy

60 x 60--2006--first 6 of 60:

1. Ivan Zavada: Neutron
2. CDZabu (collective): Tobio
3. David Hahn: America Ist Nun Erwacht
4. Balie Todd: De and Reconstruction
5. Scott Smallwood: Whitecap
6. Christopher Cook: Gamaka

60 x 60--2007--first 6 of 60:

1. Adam Caird: Going To The March
2. Alphonse Izzo: Ground
3. Doug Geers: Verbosity One
4. John Schappert: Phase Shift
5. John Maters: Double Future Container Love Music
6. Christian McLeer: Black Lung

David Rosenboom: On Being Invisible, Part 1
Invisible Gold
Pogus Productions/2000
Live electronic music involving extended musical interface
with the human nervous system