Saturday, August 7, 2010

Martian Gardens for 08/08/2010

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 August 08, 2010
(extended edition)

Margaret Leng Tan: Put My Little Shoes Away (G. Crumb)
She Herself Alone -- The Art of the Toy Piano 2
Mode Records/2010
voice, toy piano, toy percussion quartet, arrangement: M.L. Tan; text: traditional; recorded Systems Two Studios, Brooklyn, January, 2010

George Crumb: The Sleeper
Complete Crumb Edition Vol. 12
Bridge Records/2008
piano: Jacob Greenberg; mezzo-soprano: Jamie Van Eyck; text: Edgar Allen Poe; recorded at the Performing Arts Center, Theater C, SUNY Purchase, 04/04/07

Olivier Messiaen: from Petites Esquisses D'Oiseaux -- Le Rouge-gorge (Robin)
Complete Works for Piano, Vol. 1 -- Birdsong
Centaur Records/2001
piano: Paul S. Kim; recorded at Patrych Sound Studios, NYC, January, 2001

Olivier Messiaen: Amen des anges, des saints, du chant des oiseaux
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, May, 2009

Iannis Xenakis: Eonta
Works With Piano
Mode Records/2010
piano: Aki Takahashi; Callithumpian Consort, conductor: Stephen Drury; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, June, 2009

Beta-Collide: Mysteries of the Macabre (G. Ligeti)
Psst! Psst!
Innova Recordings/2010
arrangement: Beta-Collide

György Ligeti: Nouvelles Adventures
a. Sostenuto
b. Agitato molto
Deutsche Grammophon-Universal Music International/1989
soprano: Jane Manning, mezzo-soprano: Mary Thomas, bass: William Pearson; Ensemble Intercontemporain, conductor: Pierre Boulez; recorded at IRCAM, Paris, 1981-1982

Steve Reich: Clapping Music
Early Works
hand claps: Russ Hartenberger, S. Reich; recorded at RCA Studio A, NYC, May, 1987

Lukas Foss: Music for Six
Curriculum Vitae
New World Records/2010
University of Buffalo Percussion Ensemble -- vibraphones: Jan Williams, Edward Foldger, marimbas: Bruce Penner, Rick Kazmierczak, electric piano: Kathryn Kayne; synthesizer: James Calabrese; recorded in New York City

Robert Sheff*: Ballad
Music from the ONCE Festival 1961-1966
New World Records/2003
flute: Philip Krumm; violin: Karin Fierce; piano: Larry Leitch; recorded at the ONCE Festival, Ann Arbor, 12/16/62, *aka. "Blue" Gene Tyranny

Noah Creshevsky: Brother Tom
Twilight of the Gods
vocal Samples: Thomas Buckner

"Blue" Gene Tyranny: Somewhere in Arizona
The Somewhere Songs/The Invention of Memory
Mutable Music/2008
baritone voice: Thomas Buckner; piano, environmental sounds: BGT; recorded at Systems Two Studios, Brooklyn

Laurie Anderson: Another Day in America
drums, percussion: Ben Witman, bass guitar: Skuli Sverrisson, viola: Eyvind Kang, background vocals: Antony Hegarty; vocals, percussion, violin: L. Anderson; recorded in New York City

Tracie Morris: Africa(n)
Mendi + Keith Obadike present Crosstalk #
Bridge Records/2008

Eric Lyon: Sacred Amnesia
Ex Cathedra
Centaur Records/2004

Stan Link: Returning
In Amber Shadows
Albany Records/2006
realized at the Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, Florida, 1994, and La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, 1998

Yney: Assymetry
Micro Macro
Electroshock Records/2010
recorded in Moscow, 2010

Marco Oppedisano: Solitary Pathways
Mechanical Uprising
OKS Recordings of North America/2010
guitars, electronics: M. Oppedisano; voice samples: Kimberly Fiedelman

Gen Ken Montgomery: Subliminal Clutter, Part 2
Birds + Machines 1980-1989
Pogus Productions/2010
recorded in New York City, 1987

David Monacchi: Echoes of a Sonic Habitat
Eco-Acoustic Compositions
Electronic Music Foundation -- Earth Ear/2008
source sounds recorded in Montefeltro, Italy, 2003

Ned Bouhalassa: Move I (Drone Mix)
Swarm of Drones #

Ned Bouhalassa: The Lighthouse
Gratte-cité DVD
empreintes DIGITALes/2008
realized in 2005 at Bouhalassa's studio, Montreal

The Seattle Phonographers Union: Sonarchy -- March 17, 2007
The Seattle Phonographers Union
recorded live in Seattle by Doug Haire for Sonarchy Radio; SPU participants: Steve Barsotti, Pete Comley, Christopher DeLaurenti, Mark Griswold, Katie Gately, Dale Lloyd, Rob Millis, Toby Paddock, Jonathan Way


Sunday, August 1, 2010

Martian Gardens for 08/01/2010

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 August 1, 2010

Margaret Leng Tan: Dream (J. Cage)
She Herself Alone -- The Art of the Toy Piano 2
Mode Records/2010
toy piano, piano: M.L. Tan; recorded at Systems Two, Brooklyn, January, 2010

David Mahler: Deep Water
Only Music Can Save Me Now
New World Records/2010
piano: Nurit Tilles; voice: D. Mahler; recorded at the Academy of Arts And Letters; November, 2009

Olivier Messiaen: Amen du Jugement
Visions de l'Amen
Bridge Records/2010
pianos: Marilyn Nonken, Sarah Rothenberg; recorded at Stude Hall, Shepherd School of Music, Rice University, Houston, May, 2009

Roger Reynolds: Symphony [Myths]
a. Futami ga ura
b. Intermezzo
c. Symplegades ("The Clashing of Rocks")

Whispers Out orf Time [Works for Orchestra]
Mode Records/2010
Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra; conductor: Kotaro Sato; recorded Suntory Hall, Tokyo, 10/25/90

KIVA: Two Poems of the Absurd & Two Poems on the Absurd (excerpt)
Pogus Productions/2010
DX7, voice, electronics: Keith Humble; percussion, voice, electronics: Jean-Charles François; trombone, violin, voice, electronics: John Silber; violin: Mary Oliver; computer vocoder: Eric Lyon

Volti: O the Flesh Is Hot But the Heart Is Cold (E. Moe)
Turn the Page
Innova Recordings/2010
Volti, director: Robert Geary; text: Matthea Harvey, "Baked Alaska, A Theory of"

Charles Wuorinen: Sanctus (from Mass -- for the restoration of St. Luke in the Fields)
Albany Records/2004
The New York Virtuoso Singers; violin: Curtis Macomber; trombones: James E. Pugh, Joseph Alessi; bass trombone: David Taylor; organ: Harold Chaney; conductor: C. Wuorinen; recorded at St. George's Episcopal Church, NYC, April, 1995

Mary Jane Leach: O Magna Vasti Creta
Ariadne's Lament
New World Records/1998
New York Treble Singers; conductor: Virginia Davidson; Cassatt String Quartet; recorded at the Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC

Peter Gach: Northern Flight (M. Byrne)
Fresh Piano
Innova Recordings/2010

Madelyn Byrne: Winter
Lesbian American Composers #
electronic samples -- crotales: Lisa Frisari, voice: Malin Serner; realized at Columbia University's Computer Music Studio, 1997

Chris Brown & Pauline Oliveros: Noctilucent Clouds (excerpt)
Music In the Air
Deep Listening/2010
piano, live computer signal processing (SuperCollider): C. Brown; accordion, conch, percussion, EIS (Expanded Instrument System); recorded in Berkeley, 9/12/08

Bill Alves: The Question Mark's Black Ink
The Terrain of Possibilities -- Computer Music by Bill Alves
Electronic Music Foundation/1997
piano: Vicki Ray; percussion: Mark Nicolay; electronic tape: B. Alves

Arthur Jarvinen: Edible Black Ink
Edible Black Ink & The California Ear Unit
O.O. Discs/1996
electric guitar: Peter Zaferes; recorded at TRAX, Hollywood, May, 1991

J.K. Randall: through Lapland
Intermediate Masterworks for Marimba -- 24 New Concert Pieces #
Bridge Records/2009
recorded at the Zeltsman Marimba Festival 2009, Lawrence University Conservatory of Music, Appleton, Wisconsin, summer 2009

Benjamin Boretz: III. Postlude (with Jim Randall in mind)
String Quartet
Open Space/2008
The DAFO Quartet; recorded at the studios of the Polish National Radio and Television, Warsaw, September, 2007

Jacques Tremblay: La Petite Camille (from Empathies entropiques)
Chroniques d'une séduction
empreintes DIGITALes/2008
realized at J. Tremblay's studio, Montreal, 1998-2001