Sunday, March 14, 2010

Martian Gardens for 03/14/2010

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Amherst, Mass. 01003
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Sundays 21:00--24:00 EST
Host: Max Shea
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Program for March 14, 2010
extended edition 21:00 -- 00:30

Peter Cusack and Nicolas Collins: A Host, Of Golden Daffodils (extract)
Ghosts and Monsters -- Technology and Personality in Contemporary Music
Leonardo Music Journal CD Series Volume 8 #
Electronic Music Foundation/1998
guitar, bouzouki, electronics: P. Cusack; trombone-propelled electronics: N. Collins; recorded at Hamburger Bannhof Museum, Museum Für Gegenwart, Berlin, and STEIM, Amsterdam, 1996

John Cage: Roaratorio -- An Irish Circus on Finnegans Wake
a. Part Two (to Line 406)
b. Part Four (To End)

Roaratorio; Laughtears
Mode Records/2002 (orig. 1992)
singer: Joe Heaney; Uillean pipes: Seamus Ennis; fiddle: Paddy Glackin;
flute: Matt Molloy; bodhran: Peadher Mercier, Mell Mercier; voice, 62-track tape: J. Cage; text: James Joyce; premiered 10/22/79, West German Radio, Cologne

Elliott Carter: Mad Regales
I. 8 Haiku
II. Meditations of a Parrot
III. At North Farm

Music of Elliott Carter, Volume 8
(16 Compositions, 2002-2009)
Bridge Records/2010
BBC Singers -- soprano: Emma Tring; mezzo-soprano: Siân Menna; alto: Rebecca Lodge; tenor: Edward Goater; baritone: Edward Price; bass: Charles Gibbs; text: John Ashbery; recorded by BBC 3 on 12/16/08

Roger Reynolds:
a. Hotel Lautréamont I
b. Hotel Lautréamont II
c. Hotel Lautréamont III
d. Hotel Lautréamont IV

last things, I think, to think about
Electronic Music Foundation/2002
baritone: Philip Larson; pianist: Aleck Karis; electronic processing: R. Reynolds; text: John Ashbery; premiered at Kathryn Bache Miller Theater, Columbia University, 11/17/94

Barney Childs: Clay Music
The Complete 10-Inch Series from Cold Blue
Cold Blue Music/2003
instrumentation--Space whistles, transverse flute, tuba flutes, small necklace ocarinas, middle-sized ocarinas (tuned in E and C), bass ocarina, pipes, Aztec pipes, double pipe, triple pipes; performers: Susan Rawcliffe Lisette Rabinow, Georgia Lwan, Scott Wilkinson; recorded in Los Angeles 2/28/81

Jeremy Haladyna: GODPOTS (Ollas)
Selections from The Mayan Cycle
Innova Recordings/2009
flutes, ocarinas: Areon Flutes -- Kassey Le Bow, Amelia Vetarelli, Jill Heinke, Tamara Maddaford; recorded at the 2008 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, South Bend, Indiana

Jorge Reyes: El Vuelo de los Niños Pájaro
Silent Records/1993
flutes, ocarinas, Mesoamerican instruments/objects: J. Reyes; recorded at Jovel Tonstudio, Münster, 1989

Joseph Celli: Andes (for 7 Peruvian Musicians and a Mountain of Televisions)
Video Ears Music Eyes
O.O. Discs/1995
cajón drum, quena flutes, zampoña flute, cajita drum, charango lute: Grupo de Musica Folklorica del Peru; recorded at Peruvian National Television, Lima, 1990

Ingram Marshall: Cortez
Ikon -- And Other Early Works
New World Records/2000
text, voice, processed voice: Snee McCaig, recorded 1970-1972

Gottfried Michael Koenig: Polychrome
Electroacoustic Music Volume IX #
Electroshock Records/2004

Anna Friz: Respire (excerpt)
MusicWorks 106 #
MusicWorks Magazine/2010

Frank Zappa: The Chrome-Plated Megaphone of Destiny
We're Only In It For the Money
Rykodisc/1994 (orig. 1967)

Edgard Varèse: Ionisation
Music of Edgar Varèse (sic.)
wodwinds, brass, and percussion, conductor: Robert Craft

Kenneth Gaburo: The Wasting of Lucrecetzia
Tape Play
Pogus Productions/2000

Russell Pinkston: Dervish Dance Suite
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 34
Russell Pinkson--Four Electroacoustic Dance Suites
Centaur Records/2005

Ianns Xenakis: La légende d'Eer (excerpt)
Electronic Works I -- La légende d'Eer
Mode Records/2005
original 1978 7-channel tape remastered June 2004 by Gerard Pape, GRM, Paris