Friday, July 24, 2009

Martian Gardens for 7/26/2009

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Amherst, Mass. 01003
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Sundays 21:00--24:00 EDT
Host: Max Shea
online playlists: Martian Gardens blog


David Rosenboom: Section IX (links) [a.k.a., Piano Etude I)
How Much Better If Plymouth Rock Had Landed On The Pilgrims
New World Records/2009
marimba: William Winant; kendang: I Nyoman Wenten; piano, computer: DR;
recorded live at CalArts, 12/14/08

David Rosenboom: Initial State
Systems of Judgment -- CDCM Computer Music Series Vol. 4
Centaur Records/1989
recorded at the Center for Contemporary Music, Mills College, 1987-1988

Evan Parker Electro-Acoustic Ensemble: Memory/Vision, part 2
ECM Records/2003
Evan Parker- soprano saxophone, tapes and samples; Philipp Wachsmann- violin, electronics; Agustí Fernandez- piano, prepared piano; Barry Guy- double-bass; Paul Lytton- percussion, electronics; Lawrence Casserley- signal processing instrument; Joel Ryan- computer, sound-processing;Walter Prati- electronics, sound-processing; Marco Vecchi- sound processing, electronics; recorded live at Norges Musikkhogskole, Oslo, October, 2002

Giacinto Scelsi: Dharana
Works for Double Bass
Mode Records/2008
double bass: Robert Black; cello: Felix Fan; recorded at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, NYC, 10/10/04

Iannis Xenakis: Ergma
Complete String Quartets
Mode Records/2009
The JACK Quartet; recorded at WDR Funkhaus,Klaus-von-Bismarck-Saal, Koln, November, 2008

Gloria Coates: Indian Rounds --
(Symphony no. 8 "Indian Sounds," mvt. 3)
Indian Sounds
New World Records/2002
Musica-viva-ensemble; conductor: Jurgen Wirmann; voices and stones: Kathleen Eberlein,
Rose Bihler Shah; recorded live by Bavarian radio at the Munich Philharmonic, Gasteig, 2/27/92

Stephen Lucky Mosko: II Native Songs and Dances (from Indigenous Music II)
Indigenous Music
O.O. Discs/1998
The California Ear Unit: piano soloist: Vicki Ray; flute: Dorothy Stone; oboe: Stuart Horn; clarinet: Gary Ginstling: violin: Robin Lorentz; cello, voice: Erika Duke-Kirkpatrick; percussion: Amy Knoles, Arthur Jarvinen, M.B. Gordy III, keyboard, piano: V. Ray, Lorna Eder; conductor: S. Mosko; Recorded at Mad Hatter Studios and CalArts, fall 1997

Codona: Again and Again, Again
The Codona Trilogy
ECM Records/2008
trumpet, melodica: Don Cherry; bird sounds: Nana Vasconcelos; sitar: Collin Walcott;
Recorded at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, Germany, May 1980

Denis Smalley: Pentes
empreintes DIGITALes/2000

Sam Pluta: Jonty's Acousmatic Tube Ride
60 x 60 2006-2007 #
Vox Novus/2008

Jonty Harrison: Hot Air (excerpt)
A Storm of Drones #

Natasha Barrett: Microclimate III: Glacial Loop
MusicWorks 99 #
MusicWorks Magazine/2007

Thomas Buckner: Rainforest/Brazil (He Was Not Disappointed) (J. Gibson)
Full Spectrum Voice
Lovely Music, Ltd./1991
wooden flute: Jon Gibson; synthesizer: "Blue" Gene Tyranny; piano: Joseph Kubera; percussion: Michael Pugliese; text: JoAnne Akalaitis, J. Gibson, Charles Darwin; rainforest sounds provided by the Cornell University Laboratory of Orinthology

Henry Brant: Rainforest, part 3: Rain
Rainforest -- The Henry Brant Collection Vol. 6
Innova Recordings/2007
Aspen Music Festival; conductors: Amy Snyder,
H. Brant; text: Abd al-Hayy Moore; recorded: 7/30/89

Stuart Saunders Smith: Each Moment an Ending
Breath--The Percussion Music of Stuart Saunders Smith
Smith Publications/2004
Percussive Rotterdam; recorded at Studio 508, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Marisol Jimenez: Guijarros-Humaredas
541 Volume 3 -- Music from Stanford
Innova Recordings/2007
percussion: Christopher Froh, Loren Mach, Florian Conzetti; conductor: Christopher Jones


Addendum July 27, 2009:

RIP Merce Cunningham (April 16, 1919 -- July 26, 2009)