Saturday, January 23, 2010

Martian Gardens for 01/24/2010

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 January 24, 2010

Lou Harrison: Mass to St. Anthony (restored 1939 version)
a. Kyrie
b. Gloria

Works 1939-2000
Mode Records/2003
percussion: William Winant and the USC percussive ensemble; piccolo: Leta Miller; chorus: UCSC Chamber Singers; conductor: Nicole Paiement; recorded at the University of California Santa Cruz, 2001

Noah Creshevsky: La Belle Dame Sans Merci
The Twilight of the Gods --Hyperrealistic Music by Noah Creshevsky
voice samples: Ellen Band

Jody Diamond: Gending Chelsea (J. Diamond/V. Thomson)
In That Bright World -- Music for Javanese Gamelan
New World Records/2009
Musicians from the Indonesian Institute of the Arts Surakarta; voice: J. Diamond, Matt Peterson, Director: Sukamso; recorded at Studio 19 IIA, Surakarta, Indonesia, July, 2001; texts: J. Diamond, Virgil Thomson

Arie Shapira: The Expulsion of Hagar and Ishmael (Akeda, part I)
Arie Shapira/2009 CD-R
choir soloists -- soprano: Tehila Nini-Goldstein; mezzo-soprano: Ayelet Amotz; Orchestra -- Ensemble Meitar, conductor: Karin Ben-Yossef; text: Genesis 21:3-20

Stefan Wolpe: Passacaglia
Stefan Wolpe in Jerusalem 1934-1938
Mode Records/2006
recorded at Philharmonie Köln, November, 2002; WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln; conductor: Johannes Kalitzke

J.K. Randall: through Lapland
Intermediate Masterworks for Marimba #
Bridge Records/2009
marimba: Jean Geoffroy; recorded at Lawrence University Conservatory of Music, Appleton, Wisconsin, July, 2009

Edgard Varèse: Poème électronique (1956-1958)
OHM--The Early Gurus of Electronic Music #
Ellipsis Arts/2000

Iannis Xenakis: Concrete P.H. (1958)
Electronic Music
Electronic Music Foundation/1997
On 1/15/10 at Judson Church, EMF in collaboration with The Drawing Center presented a virtual reality reproduction of the Philips Pavilion at the 1958 Brussels World Fair, including Varèse's "Poème électronique," and Xenakis' "Concrete P.H." "Iannis Xenakis, Composer, Architect, Visionary" is an ongoing series presented by The Drawing Center through March, 2010.

Luc Ferrari: Visages V (1959)
a. Part 1
b. Part 2
c. Part 3

Tautologos and Other Early Electronic Works
Electronic Music Foundation/2002
recorded 1959 at INA-GRM (Institut National Audiovisuel, Groupe de Recherches Musicales, Paris)

Jonty Harrison: from...Et Ainsi de Suite... ("French Suite")
a. a propos
b. (parenthèse 1)
c. commentaire 1
d. (Parenthèse 2
e. réflexion
f. commentaire 2

Articles Indéfinis
empreintes DIGITALes/1996
Sound source: rough-textured wine glasses recorded/processed at GRM (Groupe de recharches musicales), Paris, "Birmingham Version" broadcast premiered 2/27/92 from Pebble Mill studios, Birmingham via BEAST (Bermingham ElectroAcoustic Sound Theatre)for "Sounds Like Birmingham -- UK City of Music 1992 Festival."

Horacio Vaggione: Harrison Variations
ETC. (works of Harrison, Vaggione, Wishart)
Electronic Music Foundation/2004
sourced from Jonty Harrison's "...Et Ainsi de Suite..." and dedicated to Harrison for his 50th birthday, 4/27/02

Jin Hi Kim: Unknot
Jin Hi Kim's Sound Universe
Living Tones/2009
excerpt from "Sanjo Ecstasy," electric komungo: JHK; percussion: Gerry Hemingway; premiered at the Sanjo Festival, Jeonju, South Korea, 2003

Brew: Keffi's Journey
Gerry Hemingway/2001 (CD-R)
koto, electronics: Miya Masaoka; bass: Reggie Workman; percussion: Gerry Hemingway; recorded at Tedesco Studio, Paramus, NJ, 1998

Reggie Workman: Eastern Persuasion
Cerebral Caverns
Postcards, inc./1995
bass: Reggie Workman; harp: Elizabeth Panzer; drums: Gerry Hemingway; recorded at Sound on Sound, NYC, April, 1995

Elizabeth Panzer: Dancing in Place (E. Hovda)
Dancing In Place
O.O. Discs/1999

Eric Moe: down the stream, merrily
Strange Exclaiming Music
DoublePlay Percussion Duo (Dominic Donato, Stephen Paysen): Marimbas; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC, 4/22/07

Fred Hersch: Chorinho Picante
Intermediate Masterworks for Marimba #
Bridge Records/2009
marimba: Jean Geoffroy; recorded at Lawrence University Conservatory of Music, Appleton, Wisconsin, July, 2009