Sunday, September 19, 2010

Martian Gardens for 09/19/2010

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Program for September 19, 2010

Stuart Saunders Smith: Polka in Treblinka
At Sixty -- Selections
11 West Records/2008
Xylophone: Dale Speicher; snare drum and hi-hat: Chris Leonard; bass drum: Bill Sallak; recorded at Guzzetta Hall, University of Akron, March, 2008

Anthony Braxton: Composition No. 142
Ensemble (Victoriaville) 1988
Les Disques VICTO/1992
saxophones: A. Braxton; tenor saxophone: Evan Parker; vibraphone: Bobby Naughton; contrabass: Joëlle Léandre; percussion: Gerry Hemingway; trumpet: Paul Smoker; trombone: George Lewis; recorded live at the Sixth International Festival of Contemporary Music at Victoriaville, Québec, October 8, 1988

Anthony Braxton and Gerry Hemingway: Invention 8107PM (excerpt)
Old Dogs (2007)
Mode Records/Avant series/2010
saxophones: A. Braxton; percussion: G. Hemingway; recorded at Wesleyan University, Daltry Room, 8/01/07

Stephen Haynes and Taylor Ho Bynum: Miscellaneous
The Double Trio -- Live at the Festival of New Trumpet Music
Engine Studios/2009
cornet: Taylor Ho Bynum; trumpet, cornet: Stephen Haynes; electric guitar: Alan Jaffe; electric guitar: Mayr Halvorson; drums: Warren Smith; drums: Tomas Fujiwara; recorded live at The Jazz Standard, NYC, 9/20/06

Anthony Braxton and Taylor Ho Bynum to perform at the University of Massachusetts Fine Arts Center, Bezanson Recital Hall, Tuesday, September 22, 8:00 p.m., as part of the season's Magic Triangle Jazz Series.

Bang On A Can and Don Byron: Basquiat
A Ballad for the Many
Cantaloupe Music/2006
Bang On A Can All-Stars -- bass: Robert Black, percussion: David Cossin, piano: Lisa Moore, electric guitars: Mark Stewart, cello: Wendy Sutter, clarinet/bass clarinet: Evan Ziporyn; clarinet, composition: Don Byron; recorded at Systems Two, Brooklyn, 2004-2006

Evan Ziporyn: Frog's Eye
Frog's Eye
Cantaloupe Music/2006
Boston Modern Orchestra Project, conductor: Gil Rose; recorded at Jordan Hall, Boston, 5/24/04

Priscilla McLean: Night Images
The McLean Mix & The Golden Age of Electronic Music
synthesizers, electronics: P. McLean; recorded at the McLean's home studio, 1973

Barton McLean: Demons of the Night
Innova Recordings/2010
synthesizers, electronics: B. McLean; saxophone samples: Albert Regni; recorded at the Electronic Music Center, UT, Austin

Robert Scott Thompson: The Widening Gyre
Electronic Music Foundation/2001
electronics: R. S. Thompson; clarinet samples: F. Gerard Errante; recorded at the Resonance Observatory, Atlanta

Aldo Clementi: Passacaglia
Works with Flutes
Mode Records/2010
flutes: Roberto Fabbriciani; electronics: Alvise Vidolin; realized at Centro Tempo Reale, Florence, recorded at Labratorio di Acustica Musicale e Architettonica -- Fondazione Scuola di San Giorgio, Venice, April 2005

Sorrel Hays: On the Wind
NYFA Collection -- 25 Years of New York New Music #
Innova Recordings/2010
flutes: Andrew Bolowsky; recorded at Nola Studios, NYC, 2002

Sorrel Hays: Song for the Dying
Dreaming the World
New World Records/1996
baritone: Thomas Buckner; piano: Joseph Kubera; percussion: John Kennedy, Charles Wood, Maya Gunji, Eric Kivnick; text: Brian Swann's translation of Seminole song; recoded at the Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC

Annie Gosfield: Don't Bite the Hand that Feeds Back
NYFA Collection -- 25 Years of New York New Music #
Innova Recordings/2010
sampler, electronics: A. Gosfield; recorded at Harvestworks, NYC, 1998

Annie Gosfield: The Harmony of the Body-Machine
Lost Signals and Drifting Satellites
cello: Joan Jeanrenaud; recorded at Different Fur Recording, San Francisco, December, 2003

Cathy Berberian: A Flower (J. Cage)
Wergo/1988 (orig. 1971)
voice: C. Berberian; percussion: Bruno Canino

Sylvia Smith: Forever and Sunsmell (J. Cage)
The Year Begins To Be Ripe
11 West Records/2008
voice: Christie Finn; Chinese tom-toms: Sylvia Smith; Chinese cymbal: Ayano Kataoka; text. e.e. cummings

John Cage and Joan La Barbara: Music for Two (by One)
Singing Through
New Albion Records/1990
voice: J. La Barbara; recorded at Skywalker Music, Lucas Valley, California, July, 1990

Margaret Leng Tan: Suite for Toy Piano (I-V) (J. Cage)
She Herself Alone -- The Art of the Toy Piano
Mode Records/2010
toy piano: M.L. Tan; recorded at Systems Two, Brooklyn, January, 2009

Marc Tremblay: ...Ceci est un Message Enregistré...
empreintes DIGITALes/1999
composed/recorded at Yves Daoust's studio, Montreal, 1994