Saturday, July 17, 2010

Martian Gardens for 07/18/2010

WMUA FM 91.1
Amherst, Mass. 01003
live webcast

Sundays 21:00--24:00 EDT
Host: Max Shea
online playlists: Martian Gardens blog

Program for July 18, 2010
(extended edition)

Dean Rosenthal: Buddhist Spouting Sound Vessel
For Max Shea
Dean Rosenthal/CD-R compiled 2009
sampled voice: Thomas Buckner

Daniel Goode: V-I
60 x 60 -- 2004-2005 #
Vox Novus/2007

Allen Strange: Shadow Boxer
60 x 60 -- 2003 #
Vox Novus/2004

Brian Belet: Difference (Kyma)
Electroacoustic Music
Brian Belet/CD-R compiled 2006

Gen Ken Montgomery: Friedhof
Birds + Machines -- 1980-1989
Pogus Productions/2010
recorded at Conrad Schnitzler's Studio, Berlin, 1986

Pax Alpha: Clouds on the Horizon: Echoes on a Landscape
Echoes on a Landscape
MPS Music & Video/2010

Alexander Berne: Clepsydra
Alexander Berne boxed set -- The Saduk
Innova Recordings/2010
recorded at Mirabella Studios, Florida

Maggi Payne: RL (D. Behrman)
The Extended Flute
interactive electronics: David Behrman; extended flute: M. Payne

Alexander Berne: Hyacinth
Alexander Byrne boxed set -- The Soprano Saxophone Choir
Innova Recordings/2010
recorded at Mirabella Studios, Florida

George Crumb: Celestial Mechanics (Makrokosmos IV)
I. Alpha Centuri
II. Beta Cygni
III. Gamma Draconis
IV. Delta Orionis

New Music for 1,2, & 3 Pianos (Crumb/Brown)
Mode Records/1991
pianos: Peter Degenhardt, Fuat Kent; assistant-player (III/IV): Jovita Zähl; recorded at Crowell Hall, Wesleyan University, March, 1989

George Crumb: Night of the Four Moons
I. La luna está muerta, muerta...
II. Cuando sale la luna
III. Otro Adán oscuro está sonando...
IV. ¡Huye luna, luna, luna!

Complete Crumb Edition Volume 11
Bridge Records/2008
The Aeolian Chamber Players -- alto flute/piccolo: Erich Graf; banjo: Lewis Kaplan; cello: Paul Tobias; percussion: Raymond DesRoches; mezzo soprano: Jan DeGaetani; texts: Federico Garcia Lorca; recorded 1974

International George Crumb Day at Mass MoCA, Saturday, July 24

Margaret Leng Tan: Hymn to Ruin (R. Bolleter)
She Herself Alone -- The Art of the Toy Piano 2
Mode Records/2010
ruined toy piano and ruined piano: M.L. Tan; recorded at Systems Two Studios, Brooklyn, January, 2010

Ross Bolleter: Piano Dreaming
Crow Country
Pogus Productions/2000
degrading Pianola: R. Bolleter; tape work: Rob Muir; recorded at Nallan Sheep Station, Australia, July, 1987

J.C. Combs: The Giant Eye of the 5th Dimension
Safe Passage -- ImprovFriday Event Sessions
Electroshock Records/2010

Gary DiBenedetto: Self Portrait
Twin Towers
Electroshock Records/2010

Alex Cannon: Natural Opera
Deep Wireless 7 -- Radio Art Compilation #
New Adventures in Sound Art/2010

Drew Krause: First of July
Capstone Records/2007
McCormick Percussion Ensemble, conductor: Robert McCormick; recorded at Springs Theatre, Tampa, April, 1997

Larry Polansky: Ensembles of Note
The World's Longest Melody
New World Records/2010
ZWERM -- electric guitars: Toon Callier, Matthias Koole, Johannes Westendorp; Kobe Van Cauwenberghe; [sic] -- soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone: Eva Vermeiren, baritone saxophone: Thomas Van Gelder; alto saxophone: Maarten Jan Huysmans, drums: Mattijs Vanderleen; recorded at Studio Champ D'Action, Antwerp, December, 2008

Tim Brady: SCAT (Because we all have voices and stories to tell) (parts 1, 2, & 3)
SCAT (Because we all have voices and stories to tell)
Topology ensemble; recorded at Queensland Orchestra Studio, Brisbane, January, 2006

Robert Ashley:
Act I. Change
Act II. The Miracle of Cars

Now Eleanor's Idea
Lovely Music, Ltd./2007
Act I -- Narrator: R. Ashley; Now Eleanor: Joan La Barbara ensemble voices: R. Ashley, Sam Ashley, Thomas Buckner, Jacqueline Humbert; electronic orchestra: Tom Hamilton
Act II -- Now Eleanor: ibid., Now Eleanor's Lowrider Double: Amy X Neuberg; Now Eleanor's Guardian Angel: Marghreta Cordero; lowrider description: Arthur "LowLow" Medina and Joan Medina; ensemble voices and electronic orchestra: ibid.

Frank Zappa:
a. Lumpy Gravy I
b. Lumpy Gravy II

We're Only in it for the Money/Lumpy Gravy
Rykodisk/1994 (Lumpy Gravy LP orig. 1968/Verve-Bizarre)
recorded/mixed Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, and Apostolic Studios, New York City; Abnuceals Emuukha Electric Symphony Orchestra & Chorus; conductors: F. Zappa, Sid Sharp; tapes: F. Zappa, recorded February - October, 1967