Saturday, February 27, 2010

Martian Gardens for 02/28/2010

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 February 28, 2010

a. Castor (excerpt)
b. Pollux (excerpt)
c. Allegro Paranoia (Live at Mills College)
John Schneider/cd-r 2008

Harry Partch: Ulysses Departs from the Edge of the World*
Enclosure 5 -- Harry Partch
Innova Recordings/1998 (*orig. Orion Records/1972)
trumpet: Jack Logan; diamond marimba: Danlee Mitchell; bamboo marimba, cloud chamber bowls: John Grimes; bass marimba, cloud chamber bowls: Linda Schell Pluth; baritone saxophone, narrator: Larry Livingston; text: H. Partch; recorded at Custom Fidelity Company, Pasadena, 1971

Kenneth Gaburo: Mouth-Piece -- Sextet for Solo Trumpet
Five Works for Voices, Instruments, and Electronics
New World Records/2002
trumpet, vocalizations: Jack Logan; recorded at SoundByte Recordings, NYC

Ingram Marshall: The Fragility Cycles ("Gambuh")
September Canons
New World Records/2009
gambuh (Balinese flute), Serge synthesizer, live electronics: I. Marshall

Gamelan Son of Lion: Traffic (L. Liben)
Innova Recordings/2008
recorded at Rockland Recording, Orangeburg, NY

Evan Ziporyn & Gamelan Galak Tika: Ngaben (for Sari Club)
Typical Music
New Albion Records/2005
recorded with the New England Conservatory Philharmonia, conducted: Dante Anzolini; Jordan Hall, Boston, 3/12/03

Ziporyn and Gamelan Galak Tika to perform at UMass, Friday, March 5, 2009

Evan Ziporyn with I Wayan Wija: Tabuh Gari
Cantaloupe Music/2003
recorded with the Bang On A Can All-Stars at Kresge Little Theater, MIT, Cambridge, 10/14/01

Pete Stollery: Peel
Un Son Peut en Cacher un Autre
empreintes DIGITALes/2006
recorded in Birmingham and Aberdeen, UK, 1997

Pete Stollery: Squirt
Florida Electronic Music Festival, Volume 1 #
Electronic Music Foundation/2002
alto saxophone: Griffin Campbell

John Eaton: Blind Man's Cry
First Performances
Electronic Music Foundation/2007
soprano: Michiko Hirayama; Moog synthesizer: Jaye Williams; tapes, mixing: Wilson Allen; Syn-Ket: J. Eaton; text: Tristan Corbiere; recorded 1968, American Academy in Rome

Michael Matthews: In Emptiness, Over Emptiness
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 25 #
Centaur Records/1997
soprano: Therese Costes; recorded at St. John's College Chapel, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, January, 1997; texts: Tekkan Yosano, Ted Hughes

John Cage: from Freeman Etude, Book Four
a. Etude 25
b. Etude 26

Freeman Etudes, Books 3 & 4
Mode Records/1994
violin: Irvine Arditti; recorded at Hessischer Rundfunk, Stundio I, Frankfurt, September, 1993

John Cage: Thirty Pieces for String Quartet
The Complete String Quartets Vol. I
Mode Records/1988
The Arditti Quartet; recorded at Crowell Concert Hall, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, 2/27/88

John Cage: Primitive
The Works for Piano 8 -- Complete Short Works for Prepared Piano
Mode Records/2007
piano: Philipp Vandré; recorded c. 2002, Hessischer Rundfunk, Frankfurt


Sunday, February 21, 2010

Martian Gardens for 02/21/2010

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 February 21, 2010
Extended editions 19:30--24:00

John Schneider: Barstow -- 8 Hitchhikers' Inscriptions (H. Partch)
a. Today I am a Man
b. Gentlemen
c. Considered Pretty
d. A Very Good Idea
e. Possible Rides
f. Jesus was God in the Flesh
g. You Lucky Women
h. Why in Hell Did You Come?

Just West Coast -- Microtonal Music for Guitar and Harp
Bridge Records/1993
baritone, adapted guitar: J. Schneider; recorded in January/February, 1993, KPFK-FM, Los Angeles

Tania León: Arenas d'un Tiempo
Singin' Sepia
Bridge Records/2008
clarinet: Allen Blustine; cello: Eric Bartlett; piano: Aleck Karis; recorded 3/13/04, KAS Music & Sound, Astoria, NY

Denman Maroney: A Thought Revolved
a. The Mechanical Optimist
b. Mystic Garden & Middling Beast
c. Romanesque Affabulation
d. The Leader

Music for Words, Perhaps
Innova Recordings/2010
Iota Jot Yod -- voice: Shelley Hirsch, Sheila Schonbrun; trumpet, cornet: Herb Robertson; hyperpiano: D. Maroney; bass: Arthur Kell; percussion: David Simons; text: Wallace Stevens

Jin Hi Kim: Dragon Bond Rite
Jin Hi Kim's Sound Universe
Living Tones/2009
Korean janggo: Choi Jong-Sil; Japanese otsuzumi: Shonosuke Okura; Indonesian kendang: I Gede Winartha Puto, Indian: mizhavu: Unikrishna Numbiar; commissioned by the Japan Society (New York City), 1997

César Bolaños: Canción sin Palabras
Peruvian Electroacoustic Music and Experimental Music (1964-1970)
Pogus Productions/2009
pianos: Edgar Valcárcel, C. Bolaños; ESEPCO II computer system, premiered at the VII Contemporary Music Festival at the Instituto Di Tella, Buenas Aires, 12/20/70

Randall Smith: Convergence
Sondes -- Multiple Soundings
empreintes DIGITALes/1999
concert accordion: Joseph Petric; samples -- clarinet, bass clarinet: Peter Stoll; guitar, mandolin, banjo: Kevin Breit; realized March, 1999, in Toronto

Heather O'Donnell: music of Charles Ives --
a. Largo (from Four Transcriptions from "Emerson")
b. Study No. 9: The Anti-Abolitionists Riots in the 1830s and 1840s

Responses to Ives
Mode Records/2009
piano: H. O'Donnell; recorded at Deutschlandfunk Kammermusikaal, Köln, April, 2007

Erik Satie: En Habit de Cheval
I. Choral
II. Fugue litanique
III. Autre chose
IV. Fuge de papier

Popular Piano Works
piano: Aldo Ciccolini

Iannis Xenakis: Rebonds "b" and "a"
Ensemble Music 1
Mode Records/1996
percussion: Robert McEwan; recorded at The Thread Waxing Space, NYC, 6/21/95

Evan Ziporyn & Gamelan Galak Tika: Amok! (part 1)
Amok!/Tire Fire
New World Records/2000
recorded at the Endicott World Music Room MIT, May 1999, double bass: Robert Black; Gamelan Galak Tika to perform at UMass, Bowker Auditorium, Friday, March 5, 2010

Jeremy Haladyna: Luubchords from DEMON ZERO
Selections from the Mayan Cycle
Innova Recordings/2009
live scratch turntable tracks and 2-channel CD-R: J. Haladyna; recorded UCSB Sound Recording, Kerr Hall

Twisted Tutu: Tea Song (G. Klucevsek)
Play Nice
O.O. Discs/1999
voice, gopichan: Eve Beglarian; text: "Instructions for Making Tea," recorded at Baby Monster, NYC

Stan Link: Endless Song
60 x 60 2006-2007
Vox Novus/2008

Stan Link: Cavatina
In Amber Shadows
Albany Records/2006

David Congo: Fusions I -- The Art of Movement
Fusions -- Electroacoustic Music
Centaur Records/2009
recorded in June, 2009, West Springfield, Mass.

Sever Tipei: Daria
Funktasia (Browning/Tipei)
Centaur Records/2006

Noah Creshevsky: Brother Tom
The Twilight of the Gods
vocal samples: Thomas Buckner

Olly Wilson: Sometimes
Videmus -- Works by T.J. Anderson, David Baker, Donal Fox, Olly Wilson
New World Records/1992
tenor: William Brown; tape realized at the UC Berkeley Electronic Music Studio, 1976; text: "Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child" (trad.)

Trevor Wishart: Anticredos
Red Bird/Anticredos
Electronic Music Foundations/2000
performed by Songcircle, director: Gregory Rose; recorded March/April, 1982, at the Music Center, University of East Anglia, Norwich

Meredith Monk: Do You Be?
recorded at Schaubuhne am Hallesches Ufer, Berlin, July, 1980

Darren Jones: Two Little Movements
Intermediate Masterworks for Marimba #
Bridge Records/2010
marimba: Jack Van Geem; recorded at Lawrence University Conservatory of Music, June/July, 2009

Rajmil Fischman: And I Think to Myself
...a 'wonderful' world
Electronic Music Foundation/2007
sampled voices: George W. Bush, Anthony Blair, Yasser Arafat, Ariel Sharon

Patti Monson: Nervosa (S. Burke)
High Art -- Chamber Music for Solo Flute
Albany Records/2003
recorded at Joseph Patrych Studios, NYC