Sunday, June 13, 2010

Martian Gardens for 06/13/2010

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Amherst, Mass. 01003
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Host: Max Shea
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Program for June 13, 2010
Extended edition

Ingram Marshall: Sibelius in His Radio Corner
IKON --And Other Early Works
New World Records/2000

Alvin Lucier: Sferics
Sferics/Music for Solo Performer
Lovely Music, Ltd./2010
recorded in Church Park, Colorado, 8/27/81

Chris Brown and Pauline Oliveros: Troposphere (excerpt)
Music in the Air
Deep Listening/2010
piano and live computer signal processing (SuperCollider): Chris Brown; accordion, conch, percussion, Expanded Instrument System: Pauline Oliveros; recorded in Berkeley, 9/12/08

Charles Stankievech: Transmission
Music Works 106 -- Spring 2010 #
MusicWorks Magazine/2010
recorded from broadcast signals of the DEW project, Yukon, Canada

Dragan Todorović: In My Language I am Smart
Deep Wireless 7 -- Radio Art Compilation #
New Adventures In Sound Art/2010

Ann Magnuson: Art Professor
Pretty Songs & Ugly Stories
voice, text, piano (Chopin: Prelude in E-minor, Op. 28, no.4): A. Magnuson

Robert Ashley: Simone (from Au Pair)
Atalanta (Acts of God) Volume II
Lovely Music, Ltd./2010
voices: R. Ashley; Jacqueline Humbert; text: J. Humbert; electronics: Tom Hamilton; recorded at Teatro Olimpico in Rome, 1985

Tom Hamilton: Crimson Sterling Mvt. I
Pieces for Kohn/Formal & Informal Music
KVIST Records/2010
electronics: Tom Hamilton; percussion: Rich O'Donnell; woodwinds: JD Parran; recorded at Washington University, St. Louis, 1973-1977

John Schappert: Phase Shift
60 x 60 -- 2006/2007 #
Vox Novus/2008

Lou Harrison: The Only Jealousy of Emer
a. Music for the unfolding of the cloth
b. Eithne Inguba
c. Emer's Story
d. The Evil of Bricriu
e. Emer's Incantation
f. The Woman of the Sidhe
g. Music for the folding of the cloth

Works 1939 -- 2000
Mode Records/2003
California Parallèle Ensemble members -- flutes: Leta Miller; cello: Karen Andrie; bass: Stan Poplin; tack-piano: Jodi Gandolfi; celesta: Michael McGushin; conductor: Nicole Paiement; storyline: W.B. Yeats' play from the Celtic legend of Éimhear

Harry Partch: excerpts from King Oedipus
a. Introduction to King Oedipus by H. Partch
b. Introduction
c. Opening Scene
d. First Chorus
e. Tiresias Scene (Beginning)
Tiresias Scene (Continued)
Enclosure Five--Harry Partch...on an ancient Greek theme
Innova Recordings/1998
a. recorded with H. Partch on KPFA FM, Berkeley, 7/16/54; b-f. recorded at Lisser Hall, Mills College, Oakland, March 14-16, 1952; director: H. Partch; based on W.B. Yeats' translation of Sophocles' Oedipus the King; Cast: Oedipus, King of Thebes: Allan Louw; Priest: Ian Zellick; Chorus Spokesman: William Derrell Bond; Creon, Brother-in-law of Oedipus: Robert Hood; Tiresias, A Seer: Bruce Cook; Jocasta, Wife of Oedipus: Rudolphine Radil; Messenger: Gregory Millar; Herdsman: Bruce Cook; Second Messenger: Ian Zellick; Antigone: Elvena Green; Ismene: Margaret Calhoun; Attendants: Ian Zellick, Allison Berry, James Allen Leland, Flora Lynn Kirschner; Singing Chorus: Ann Arness, Gina Brown, Gertrude Feather, Peggy Parlour, B.J. Ross, Jean Sundstrom, Berniece Fredrickson; Dance Chorus: Joan Dubrow, Judith Hodge, Patricia Cooper, Emily Platt, Patricia Hagglund; Suppliants: Jeanne White, Pat Christopher, Natalie Samper. -- Instruments: Marimba Eroica: Jane Van Rysselberghe; Bass Marimba: Darlene Mahnke; Kithara: Barbara Browning; Harmonic Canon: Ute Miessner; Chromelodeon Sub-bass: Patricia Carey; Chromelodeon: Angela Thorpe, Nancy Wiebenson; Diamond Marimba: Sheila Bates; Cloud-Chamber Bowls: Elizabeth Brunswick, Jackie Fox; Microtonal String Bass: Dante Zaro; Microtonal Cello: Ellen Ohdner; Clarinet and Soprano Saxophone: George Probert; Adapted Guitars: Marjorie Sweazey, H. Partch.
(Oedipus in June to be continued 6/20/10)

Hilda Paredes: Cotidales
Listen How They Talk
Mode Records/2005
piano: Ian Pace; the Arditti Quartet; recorded at SudWestRundfunk, Germany, September, 2003

Olivier Messiaen: Amen de la Création
Visions de l'Amen
Bridge Records/2010
piano I: Marilyn Nonken; piano II: Sarah Rothenberg; recorded at Stude Hall, Shepherd School of Music, Rice University, Houston, May, 2009

Ezra Sims:
a. Briskly
b. Very slow
c. As fast as possible and strongly accented

Musing and Reminiscence
New World Records/2010
piano: Eric Moe; recorded in Pelham, NY, 6/05/09

Eric Moe: Time Will Tell
Up & At 'Em
Albany Records/2002
flute, piccolo: Jayn Rosenfeld; Jean Kopperud: clarinet, bass clarinet; violin: Rolf Schulte; viola: Lois Martin; piano: James Winn; conductor: William Purvis; recorded at Astoria Mastersound, Astoria, NY, 5/07/96

Joel Chadabe: Many Times Jan
Many Times...
Electronic Music Foundation/2004
conga, djembe, hand-held percussion, interactive electronics: Jan Williams; recorded at Cotton Hill Studios, Albany

Michael Lipsey: Mr. Trampoline Man (D. Rakowski, from "Snaggle")
So Long, Thanks
Capstone Records/2008
talking drum, tabla: M. Lipsey

Elsa Justel:
a. Du Libe Tu?*
b. Au Loin...Bleu
empreintes DIGITALes/2009
*An anagram on Pierre Schaeffer's piece "Bidule en ut" (lit. "Thingy in C"), from which Justel derives sound samples; a. and b. realized at the composer's studio, Paris, 1996 and 1997

Horacio Vaggione: KITAB
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 21 #
The International Computer Music Association Commission Awards -- 1992-93
Centaur Records/1995
bass clarinet: Andy Connell; piano: Delores Duran; contrabass; Christy Crews; conductor: Pablo Furman; recorded at the Creative Percussion & Recerding Studio, San Jose, October, 1992; post production mixing: H. Vaggione, University of Paris-VIII Computer-aided Composition Studio