Saturday, December 5, 2009

Martian Gardens for 12/06/2009

WMUA FM 91.1
Amherst, Mass. 01003
live webcast

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

Program for December 6, 2009

Tod Machover: Flora
Bridge Records/1990
voice samples: Karol Bennett; tape: T. Machover; recorded July, 1989, at MIT Media Laboratory; Synclavier programming: Joseph Chung

Ingram Marshall: The Fragility Cycles ("Gambuh")
September Canons
New World Records/2009
gambuh (Balinese flute), Serge synthesizer, live processing: I. Marshall; recorded 1980, Swedish Radio, Stockholm

Maryanne Amacher: PLAYTHING Sound Character
A Storm of Drones #
composed at the Banff Centre, 1992, Alberta; remastered by M. Amacher at The Compound, San Francisco, 1996; In memoriam Maryanne Amacher February 25, 1938 -- October 22, 2009

David Monacchi: Stati d' Acqua
Eco-Acoustic Compositions
Electronic Music Foundation/2008
sound sources: course of the Tiber River from Mount Fumaiolo to the Tyrrhenian Sea; sound scan of a human fetus

Annea Lockwood: Batina to Vukovar
A Sound Map of the Danube
Lovely Music, Ltd./2008
recorded September 23-26, 2003, sounds include the Danube underwater at Batina, Croatia; herons at Skadarsko Lake, Kopački Rit Nature Park, Croatia, and the voice of fisherman Janos Horvat, Kopačevo, Kopački rit, Croatia.

Christopher DeLaurenti: After Beethoven
Favorite Intermissions
GD Stereo/2009

Yves Daoust: Ouverture
empreintes DIGITales/2002
Recorded voices: Philippe Lavalette (as Philippe Aubert de Gaspé), Simon Finn (as Lord Durham), Pierre Mollett (as Monsignor Plessis), Louis Verdy (as Robert Nelson, Assembly of Lower Canada, Montreal), Interviewer: Catherine Perrin; recorded 1989 at Yves Daoust's studio; subject: historical Canadian independence movements

Miguel Chuaqui: La Persistencia de la Memoria (The Persistence of Memory)
Memoria -- Chamber and electroacoustic works
Centaur Records/2009
Disklavier: Heather Connor; recorded at the Libby Gardner Concert Hall, Salt Lake City, 10/05/08

Mara Helmuth: The Edge of Noise
Mara Helmuth--Sound Collaborations
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 36,
The Composer in the Computer Age XI

Centaur Records/2007
NeXT Ens (Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music), computer: M. Helmuth

Luc Ferrari: Tete et queue du dragon (1960)
a. Part 1
b. Part 2

Tautology and Other Early Electronic Works
Electronic Music Foundation/2002
Realized by the Groupe de recherches musicales du Service de la Recherche de la Radiodiffusion-Télévision française, directed by Pierre Schaeffer; Produced by Pierre Henry.

Luc Ferrari: Chanson 5 -- Chantons dans les silence
Chansons pour le Corps
Mode Records/1999
voice: Elise Caron; clarinets: Carol Mundinger, Sylvan Frydman; percussion: Christine Lagniel; piano: Michel Maurer; synthesizer: Michel Musseau, recorded in concert at GRM, Salle Olivier Messiaen, Maison de Radio France Paris, 3/18/95

David Lang: Street
The Minimalists
Mode Records/2002
Orekest de Volharding, conductor: Jussi Jatinen; recorded at MCO Studios, Hilversum, The Netherlands, April, 2009

David Lang: Sweet Air
Cantaloupe Music/2003
Sentieri Selvaggi; conductor: Carlo Boccadoro; recorded at SMC Studios, Ivreea, Italy, December 2002