Saturday, March 6, 2010

Martian Gardens for 03/07/2010

WMUA FM 91.1
Amherst, Mass. 01003
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Sundays 21:00--24:00 EST
Host: Max Shea
online playlists: Martian Gardens blog

Program for March 7, 2010

Arnold Schoenberg: Herzgewächse
Pierrot Lunaire/Herzgewächse
Bridge Records/1992
soprano: Lucy Shelton; Da Capo Chamber Players; text: Maurice Maeterlinck; recorded at Olin Auditorium, Bard College, December, 1990

Chinary Ung: ...still life after death
Luminous Spirals
Bridge Records/2010
soprano: Lucy Shelton; Da Capo Chamber Players; text: Ung, Pāli Canon; recorded 5/28/07, SUNY, Purchase

Judith Shatin: Akhmatova Songs
a. The Muse
b. All is Plundered
c. The Souls of All My Dear Ones

Innova Recordings/2004
soprano: Lucy Shelton; bass chanting: David Bowling; Da Capo Chamber Players; texts: Anna Akhmatova; recorded 1/16/02, SUNY, Purchase

Milton Babbitt: Vision and Prayer
Music of Milton Babbitt
soprano: Bethany Beardslee; text: Dylan Thomas; RCA Mark II Synthesizer recorded at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center, 1961

Oleg Buloshkin: Sacrament
Electroacoustic Music Volume IV -- Synthesizer ANS 1964-1971 #
Electroshock Records/1999
ANS Synthesizer recorded Moscow, 1964

Jônatas Manzolli: Acqua Viva
Música Eletroacústica Brasileira Volume II #
Sociedade Brasileira de Musica Eletroacustica/1999
recorded at Interdisciplinary Team of Sound Communications of the State University of Campinas, São Paulo, 1997-1998

Monique Buzzarte: On the outside looking in...
60 x 60 2006-2007 #
Vox Novus/2008

César Bolaños: Divertmento III
Peruvian Electroacoustic and Experimental Music 1964-1970
Pogus Productions/2009
for clarinet, flute, bass clarinet, piano, and percussion; premiered at the IV Contemporary Music Festival at the Instituto Di Tella Buenos Aires, 11/24/67

John Eaton: Songs for R.P.B.
First Performances
Electronic Music Foundation/2007
soprano: Michiko Hirayama; pianos: Richard Trythall, J. Eaton; Syn-Ket: J. Eaton; texts: Hart Crane, "Repose of Rivers," "The Return," R.P. Blackmur, "Mirage,"; recorded at the American Academy in Rome, 1965

Morton Feldman: Marginal Intersection
Composing by Numbers -- The Graphic Scores 1950-1967
Mode Records/2005
The Barton Workshop; conductor: Jos Zwaanenburg; recorded in the Netherlands

Frank Denyer: Tentative Thoughts, Silenced Voices
Silenced Voices
Mode Records/2008
muted violin, voice: Marieke Keser; muted viola, voice: Elisabeth Smalt; Indan santur: Jose Garcia Rodrigues; percussion: Tobias Liebezeit, Juan Martinez Cortés; voice with whistling tube: Christopher Best; voice with six reeds: Trevor Wiggins; voice with eunuch flute: Patrick Ozzard-Low; off-stage trumpet: Gertjan Loot; recorded at Persingen, the Netherlands 3/02/06 and Darlington College of Arts 07/04/06

Joelle Khoury: The Oriental Singer
60 x 60 2006-2007 #
Vox Novus/2008

Noah Creshevsky: Three Minute Waltzes
i. try
ii. piranha
iii. y tu mamá también

The Twilight of the Gods

John Cage/Robert Conant/Joel Chadabe: HPSCHD (excerpt one)
Electronic Music Foundation/2003
harpsichords recorded by Bob Dodge and William Blakeny at the Foundation for Baroque Music, Greenfield Center, New York, mixed by B. Dodge at Grant Avenue Studio, Hamilton, Ontario.
Originally realized in 1969 by J. Cage and Lajaren Hiller.

Lejaren Hiller: from Computer Cantata (1964)
a. Prolog to Strophe III; Strophe III; Epilog to Strophe III
b. Strophe IV; Epilog to Strophe IV

A Total Matrix of Possibilities
New World Records/2008
soprano: Helen Hamm; University of Illinois Contemporary Chamber Players; conductor: Jack McKenzie

Jane Wang: Numero Uno
60 x 60 2006-2007 #
Vox Novus/2008

David Congo: Fusions IV -- Abstract Movement
Fusions -- Electroacoustic Music
Centaur Records/2009
recorded June, 2009, West Springfield, Mass.

Eric Moe: Rough Winds Do Shake the Darling Buds
I. Energetic
II. Raucous, obsessive

Strange Exclaiming Music
members of the Raschèr Saxophone Quartet -- alto saxophone: Elliot Riley, tenor saxophone: Bruce Weinberger; baritone saxophone: Kenneth Coon; recorded 9/18/05 at the Theodor Egel Saal, Freiburg-Ebnet, Germany; title text: from Shakespeare, Sonnet 18

Jeremy Haladyna: Only Armadillos They Danced
Selections from the Mayan Cycle
Innova Recordings/2009
UCSB Young Artists String Quartet; scratch turntable: J. Haladyna; recorded at UCSB Sound Recording, Kerr Hall