Saturday, October 10, 2009

Martian Gardens for 10/11/2009

WMUA FM 91.1
Amherst, Mass. 01003
live webcast

Sundays 21:00--24:00 EDT
Host: Max Shea
online playlists: Martian Gardens blog

Program for October 11, 2009

Yusef Lateef:
a. Street Musicians
b. In A Little Spanish Town ('Twas On a Night Like This)*
c. You're Somewhere Thinking Of Me

The Man With The Big Front Yard**
32 Jazz--Atlantic Records/1998
*Music by Mabel Wayne, lyrics by Sam M. Lewis and Joe Young, sampled recording unknown
**Includes the albums "The Complete Yusef Lateef" (1968), "Yusef Lateef's Detroit" (1969), "Hush 'N' Thunder" (1972), "The Doctor is in...And Out" (1974)

Yusef Lateef & Adam Rudolph: A Feather in the Bright Sky
The World at Peace--Music for 12 Musicians
Meta Records/1997
wind instruments: Y. Lateef; percussion: Adam Rudolph; with ensemble of other musicians; recorded 6/16/95 at the Jazz Bakery, Los Angeles

Adam Rudolph: Palms that Flicker
Go: Organic Orchestra: 1
Meta Records/2003
Adam Rudolph's Organic Orchestra recorded 11/02/01, Electric Lodge, Venice, California

Yusef Lateef and Adam Rudolph perform for the Magic Triangle Solos & Duos series, Thursday, 10/15/09, 8:00 p.m., Bowker Auditorium, University of Massachusetts

Harry Partch: Windsong
The Harry Partch Collection, Volume 3
New World Records/2005 (orig. CRI/1997)
music for harmonic canon II, kithara II, adapted viola, surrogate kithara, chromelodeon, boo, diamond marimba, cloud chamber bowls, spoils of war, bass marimba; all instruments performed by Harry Partch for a film by Madeline Tourtelot, recorded in Chicago, winter 1958

Harry Partch: By the Rivers of Babylon (137th Psalm)
Enclosures 5--Harry Partch anthology
Innova Recordings/1998
voice: Nina Cutler; chromolodeon: Evelyn Garvey; kithara: Lyndel Davis; adapted viola: H. Partch; Gate 5 Ensemble conductor: John Garvey; recorded 1961, University of Illinois

Musci-Venosta: The Snout in the Dark
A Noise, A Sound
ReR Megacorp/1992
keyboards, sampler, field recordings: Giovanni Venosta; guitars, sampler, kalimba, musical tube, field recordings: Roberto Musci; recorded 1991 at FX Studio, Milan

Michael Lipsey: Words/Echoes (M. Rosenblum)
So Long, Thanks...
Capstone Records/2008
congas, bongos, tambourine: M. Lipsey; electronics, voice treatments: Mathew Rosnenblum; text: Gertrude Stein, “As A Wife Has A Cow: A Love Story”

Frank Denyer: Play
Faint Traces -- Chamber Works 1973--2001
Mode Records/2005
performed by The Barton Workshop; Recorded at Dartington Hall, 5/01/03

James Tenney: Spectrum 1
Spectrum Pieces
New World Records/2009
performed by The Barton Workshop; directors: Frank Denyer, James Fulkerson; recorded October 2008 in Het Bethanianklooster, Amsterdam

Dean Rosenthal: Your Fine Promises
For Max Shea
Dean Rosenthal/2009
voice: Joan La Barbara; text: Fujiwara no Mototoshi, translated by Kenneth Rexroth

Meredith Monk: Quarry Lullaby
Do You Be
ECM Records/1987
Robert Een, Ching Gonzalez, Andrea Goodman, Wayn Hankin, Naaz Hosseini, Nurit Tilles, M. Monk: voices; recorded 1986, Ludwigsburg and New York City

If, Bwana: Rushin' Lisa
GD Stereo/2009
synthesizer: Tom Hamilton; flute: Jacqueline Martelle; voice samples (present and absent): Lisa Barnard; recorded at Roulette, NYC, for the Interpretations concert series, March, 2008

Maggi Payne: White Night
Lovely Music, Ltd./1991
flutes, synthesizers, electronics: M. Payne; recorded at CCM, Mills College

David Hahn: America Ist Nun Erwacht (America Has Now Awakened)
David Hahn/2003
voice samples: President George W. Bush, Reichkanzler Adolf Hitler

Daniel Koppelman: Psychic Driving (E. Lyon)
Escapement (CD/DVD)
computer sounds: Eric Lyon; piano, reader (text 1): D. Koppelman; computer-generated voice sample: M. Albright (text 2); text 1: Reverend Jim Jones; text 2: Secretary of State Madeline Albright; Shaker hymn: Paulina Bates, "Come to Zion," performers unknown

David Mooney: Wheel
Facts About Air -- Heavy Mental Music
Opaque Melodies/2009

Robert Normandeau: from Chorus (Dedicated to the victims of 9/11)
a. Confrontation (War)
b. Douleur (Pain)
c. Paix (Peace)

Puzzles DVD
empreintes DIGITALes/2005

Francisco Lopez: ConOps (excerpt)
GD Stereo/2009

Lionel Marchetti/Olivier Capparos: Equus (part 1)
Equus (Grand Vehicule)
Pogus Productions/2009
text: Eric Vuillard

MICE: World Radio Quilt
a. Cape Town, South Africa
b. Chennai, India
c. Shainghai, China
d. Walvis Baia, Nambia
e. Dakar, Senegal
f. Casablanca, Morocco
g. Gibralter, UK/Spain
h. Cadiz, Spain

MICE World Tour
Mobile Interactive Computer Ensemble directed by Matthew Burtner