Saturday, April 24, 2010

Martian Gardens for 04/25/2010

WMUA FM 91.1
Amherst, Mass. 01003
live webcast

Sundays 19:00--24:00 EST
Host: Max Shea
online playlists: Martian Gardens blog

Program for April 25, 2010
(extended edition)

Frances White: The Seasons and the Constellations
Music by Frances White
Rose White Music/CD-R compiled 2004
The Dale Warland Singers; conductor: Dale Warland; title: T.S. Eliot

Michael Byron: It is the Night and Dawn of Constellations Irradiated
Dreamers of Pearl
New World Records
piano: Joseph Kubera; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, November, 2007

Morton Feldman: Trio (CD 1, tracks 10, 11, 12)
Mode Records/2009
violin: Marc Sabat, cello: Rohan de Saram; piano: Aki Takahashi; recorded April, 2006, Teldex Studio, Berlin

Elliott Carter: Poems of Louis Zukofsky
I. Tall and Singularly Dark
II. Alba
III. Finally a Valentine
IV. O Sleep
V. The Rains
VI. Rune
VII. Strange
VIII. Daisy
XI. You Were Made for this Music

Music of Elliott Carter Volume Eight
16 Compositions -- 2002-2009
Bridge Records/2010
soprano: Lucy Shelton; clarinet: Charles Neidich; texts: Louis Zukofsky; recorded October, 2009, Lefrak Concert Hall, Queens College, New York City

Russell Pinkston: Gerrymander
Third Practice -- Commissions and Premieres #
New Music from the Third Practice Festival of Electro-Acoustic Music at the University of Richmond
Centaur Records/2004
Bb clarinet: F. Gerard Errante; recorded at the Fine Arts Recording Studio, University of Texas, Austin, 1/09/03

Carrie Rose: Gesto (H. Brun)
Books of Flutes
11 West Records/2008
piano: Thomas Moore; piccolo: C. Rose

Lukas Foss: Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird
Curriculum Vitae
New World Records/2010
mezzo-soprano: RoseMarie Freni; flute: Robert Dick; percussion: Jan Williams; piano: Yvar Mikhashoff; text: Wallace Stevens; recorded in New York City, April, 1980

Antanas Jasenka: Output 1 (from In/Out)
Electroshock Records/2010
recorded at Lithuanian Composer Sound Studio, Vilnius; electric piano, computer: A. Jasenka

Zack Browning: Coming Up Sevens
Funktasia -- Music by Zack Browning and Sever Tipei
Centaur Records/2006
xylophone: Jeff Matter; marimba: Andrew Buchanan; vibraphone: Sean Darby; piano: Soohyun Yun; electric guitar: Cyrus Pireh; conductor: Z. Browning; recorded at the University of Illinois, Urbana Champagne

Mark Applebaum: 16 Things
Mousetrap Music
Innova Recordings/1996
electro-acoustic sound-sculpture, electronics: M. Applebaum; recorded at Salmagundi Recording Studio, Northfield, MN, 2/18/93

Mark Applebaum: Theme in Search of Variations I
Sock Monkey
Innova Recordings/2008
percussion: Florian Conzetti, Christopher Froh, Terry Longshore; recorded at the Braun Music Center, Stanford University, 11/22/07

Zae Munn: Interface
The Aerial No. 3 #
viola: Guillermo Perich; marimba: David Bessinger; recorded recorded at the University of Illinois, Urbana Champagne, 1983

James Rolfe: Sticky
Intermediate Masterworks for Marimba -- 24 New Concert Pieces
Bridge Records/2010
marimba: Beverly Johnson; recorded at Lawrence University Conservatory of Music, Appleton, WI, summer 2009

Gary DiBenedetto: Toy Store
Twin Towers
Electroshock Records/2010

Tom Hamilton: Modhera
Pieces for Kohn/Formal & Informal Music
Kvist Records/2009
electronics: T. Hamilton; recorded at Professional Artist Recordings, St. Louis, 1975

Tom Hamilton: Queens Plaza
Off-Hour Wait State -- Some Music About the Subway
O.O. Discs/1996
alto saxophone: Roscoe Mitchell; shakuhachi: Ralph Samuelson; trombone: Peter Zummo; electronic environment recorded at The Pickle Factory, New York City, 1996

Luigi Nono: from Como una de fuerza y luz
a. Beginning
b. Interno Dolce

Como Una de Fuerza y Luz
Deutsche Grammophon/1988
soprano: Slavka Taskova; piano: Maurizio Pollini; Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor: Claudio Abbado; text: Julio Huasi; recorded at Herkules-Saal, München, October, 1973

Milica Paranosic:
a. Lulla
b. Duet

Give to Grow
Electroshock Records/2010
"'Give to Grow' is Milica Paranosic's multicultural music exchange between the composer and school age children stuyding music in Kopeyia, Ghana."

Professional Uhuru: Mensu Koraa
Tempos-Ramblers-Uhuro -- Giants of Ghanaian Danceband Highlife 1950s-1970s
Afrodisia Records--Original Music/1990

Meredith Monk: Candy Bullets and Moon
drums, organ: Don Preston; voice, bass: M. Monk; recorded at Garrick's Theater, New York City, July, 1967

Ganesh Anandan & Hans Reichel: Amphibian
Self Made
shuti stick, metallophone: G. Anandan; daxophone: H. Reichel; recorded in Montreal, 2008

Bob Gluck: Interlude
Electric Songs -- Live performances: 2001-2003
Electronic Music Foundation/2003
saz, electronics: B. Gluck

Nous Perçons Les Oreilles: (track 10)

François Bayle: Labyrinthe I, II, III
Camera Obscura - Espaces Inhabitables

John Cage: Paying Attention
From Zero (DVD)
Mode Records/2004 (orig. 1995)
soundtrack from a film by Frank Scheffer and Andrew Culver, based on an Interview with J. Cage, Rotterdam, 1982

Robert Ashley: Automatic Writing (excerpt)
Automatic Writing
Lovely Music, Ltd./1996
synthesizer, electronics, voice: R. Ashley; voice: Mimi Johnson (1979)

Simon Wickham-Smith: Songs and Dreams the Whalers Weave
Multiple Tongues
Electroshock Records/2010
voice, text: Keith Jebb; electronics: S. Wickham-Smith

David Monacchi: Fading Away Whales
Eco-Acoustic Compositions
Electronic Music Foundation/Earth Ear/2008
archive whale recordings: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; composition: D. Monacchi

Thomas Buckner: Luminescence (parts 1,2,3) (A. Lockwood)
New Music for Baritone & Chamber Ensemble
Mutable Music/2007
spoken word: Tania León; baritone: T. Buckner; S.E.M. Ensemble, conductor: Petr Kotik; text: Etnel Adnan, "Sea"