Saturday, October 2, 2010

Martian Gardens for 10/03/2010

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 October 3, 2010

Florent Ghys: Coma Carus
Baroque Tardif--Soli
Cantaloupe Music/2009
pianino: F. Ghys

Robert Dick: Eyewitness
The NYFA Collection -- 25 Years of New York New Music #
Innova Recordings/2010
Flute Force; recorded at SUNY Purchase, 1998-2000

Frances White: Centre Bridge
Centre Bridge -- Electroacoustic Works
Mode Records/2007
shakuhachi: Elizabeth Brown

Elizabeth Brown: Loons (from Isle Royale Shakuhachi Duets)
The NYFA Collection -- 25 Years of New York New Music #
Innova Recordings/2010
recorded by E. Brown, Brooklyn, 7/09/05

Patti Monson: High Art (M. Bresnick)
High Art
Albany Records/2003
piccolo: P. Monson; toy piano: Martin Bresnick

Martin Bresnick: The Bucket Rider
The Essential Martin Bresnick
Cantaloupe Music/2006
Bang On A Can; recorded at Systems Two, Brooklyn, 11/08/05

John Cage: Party Pieces (1-20) (J. Cage, H. Cowell, L. Harrison, V. Thomson)
The Works for Saxophone 3 & 4
Mode Records/2010
intersax, director: Ulrich Krieger; recorded at RBB/SFB, Berlin, 5/23/03

Lou Harrison: Isna's Song (from A Soedjiatmoko Set)
Scenes from Cavafy -- Music for Gamelan
New World Records/2010
Gamelan Pacifica, director: Jarrad Powell; Gamelan Pacifica Chorus, director: Jessika Kenney; text: The Rāmāyana, book VII, adapted by L. Harrison; recorded at London Bridge Studio, Seattle, 2009-2010

Bob Gluck: Doina
Electric Songs--Live Performances 2001-2003
Electronic Music Foundation/2003
saz (bağlama), electronics: B. Gluck

Anne LeBaron: Submerged Cavern
Innova Recordings/2010
shakuhachi: Kiku Day; koto: Konoko Nishi; harp: A. LeBaron; recorded at Mills College, Oakland, 2005

Ellen Fullman: Nocnoca Progression
Change of Direction
New Albion Records/1998
Elise Gould, Nigel Jacobs, E. Fullman: Long String Instrument

Fred Frith: Hit and Run
RēR Megacorp/2001
recorded at Studio Jankowski, Stuttgart, 1995-1996

Roberto Musci/Chris Cutler/Jon Rose/Claudio Gabbiano: track 3
Steel Water Light
RēR Megacorp/2001
sampler: R. Musci; electrified percussion, processing: C. Cutler; tenor violin, processing: J. Rose; guitars: C. Gabbiani

Christopher Campbell: Sunface Streams Moonface
Sound the All-Clear
Innova Recordings/2010
recorded at Fur Seal Studio, Minneapolis

Robert Normandeau: Puzzle
empreintes DIGITALes/2005
premiered at Open Space Arts Society, Victoria, BC, 10/09/03

Stéphane Roy: Ruptures (from Trois petites histoires concrètes)
empreintes DIGITALes/2003
realized at Roy's studio, St. Louis, Missouri, 1998

Douglas Geers: Verbosity Ore
60 x 60 2006-2007 #
Vox Novus/2008

David First: Tell Tale 2.1
Privacy Issues (droneworks 1996-2009)
XI Records/2010
transistor radios: D. First

Simon Wickham-Smith: from Justkidding
d. The Machine Says It
b. Unsafeday

Multiple Tongues
Electroshock Records/2010
voice: Helen Kidd

David First: Happy Beatday
Privacy Issues (droneworks 1996-2009)
XI Records/2010
slide whistle: D. First

Holger Czukay: Boat-Woman Song (excerpt)
OHM--The Early Gurus of Electronic Music--1948-1980 #
Ellipsis Arts/2000
samples from Adam de la Halle; Vietnamese women singing folk song

Kraig Grady: Eve Without Apples
The Lab -- 20th Anniversary CD #
The Lab/2004
pump organ, prepared dulcimer: K. Grady, performed at The Lab, San Francisco, 1987

Eve Beglarian: Preciosilla
flute: Margaret Lancaster; voice: E. Beglarian; text: Gertrude Stein; recorded at Noise Production, NYC

Robert Ashley: She Was A Visitor
Automatic Writing
Lovely Music, Ltd./1996
Brandeis University Chamber Chorus, conductor: Alvin Lucier; written in 1967 as part the electronic opera "That Morning Thing"

Alvin Lucier: Chambers
Vespers and Other Early Works
New World Records/2002
Chambers (1968) recorded at The Coffeehouse, Middletown, Connecticut, 2002


Sunday, September 26, 2010

Martian Gardens for 09/26/2010

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 September 26, 2010

Robert Ashley: Empire (excerpt)
Atalanta (Acts of God) Volume II
Lovely Music, Ltd./2010
voices: Jacqueline Humbert, R.Ashley; electronic orchestra: Tom Hamilton, R. Ashley; recorded in Rome, 1985

Debashis Sinha: Kailash
Deep Wireless 7 -- Radio Art Compilation #
New Adventures In Sound Art/2010

Elsa Justel: Bastet
empreintes DIGITALes/2007
realized at GRM, Paris, 1999

Alexander Tcherepnin: Shadow Play (from Five Concert Etudes, Op. 52)
Piano Works
CRI/2002 (orig. Sony/1991)
piano: Martha Braden; recorded at BMG Studios, NYC, 1999

Ivan Tcherepnin: The Army and the Chase (from Santur Live!)
Flores Musicales--Five Songs--Santur Live!
Serge* modular electronics, santur: I. Tcherepnin
*Serge synthesizer named after its developer, Serge Tcherepnin, brother of Ivan.

Stefan Tcherepnin: Ouvretorture
The NYFA Collection -- 25 Years of New York New Music #
Innova Recordings/2010
synthesizer: Stefan Tcherepnin, recorded in NYC, 2004

Matmos: Les Folies Françoises (F. Couperin)
Supreme Balloon
Matador Records/2008

So Percussion and Matmos: Needles
Treasure State
Cantaloupe Music/2010
recorded at Snowghost, Whitefish, Montana, and The David Smith Room, Studio C, Clinton Recording Studio, NYC

Lou Harrison: Scenes from Cavafy
a. Gending Cavafy
b. Gending Bill/Lancaran Jody
c. Gending Ptolemy

Scenes from Cavafy -- Music for Gamelan
New World Records/2010
voice: John Duykers; texts: Constantine P. Cavafy; Gamelan Pacifica Chorus and Orchestra, director: Jarrad Powell; recorded at London Bridge Studio, Seattle, 2009-2010

Jody Diamond: In That Bright World
In That Bright World -- Music for Javanese Gamelan
New World Records/2009
musicians from the Indonesian Institute of the Arts, Surakarta; voice: J. Diamond; text: "The Wayfaring Stranger" (trad.); recorded in Central Java, July, 2001

Miguel del Aguila: Tango to Dream (Salon Buenos Aires, movement II)
Salon Buenos Aires
Bridge Records/2009
Camerata San Antonio; recorded at the First United Methodist Church, Boerne, Texas, 2008

Stefano Scodanibbio: Oltracuidansa (excerpt)
Mode Records/2010
contrabass: S. Scodanibbio; recorded at CCMIX, Paris, 2000-2001; tape revised by S. Scodanibbio, 2001-2009

Stefano Scodanibbio: Humboldt
Six Duos
New Albion Records/2001
viola: Dov Scheindlin; contrabass: S. Scondanibbio; recorded at Saarländischer Rundfunk, Saarbrücken, June, 2000

Chaya Czernowin: The Memory of Water
MAIM [Water]
Mode Records/2010
saxophone, tubax: Rico Gubler; piano, harpsichord: John Mark Harris; guitars: Seth Josel; viola: Mary Oliver; musette, oboe, English horn: Peter Veale; live-electronics: EXPERIMENTALSTUDIO des SWR; recorded live at the Konzerthaus Berlin, 3/17/07, MaerzMusik Festival of Contemporary Music by Berliner Festspiele

Iannis Xenakis: Dämmerschein
Xenakis & Varèse
Mode Records/1997
Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor: Juan Pablo Izquierdo; recorded in Pittsburgh, April, 1996

Zack Browning: Thunder Roll
a. Night Attack
b. Day Attack

Venus Notorious
Innova Recordings/2010
piano: Jee-Ean Kim; percussion: Mark Eichenberger; percussion: James Press; timpani: Samuel Carroll; conductor: Mei-Fang Lin; recorded at the University of Illinois

Michael Gordon/Alarm Will Sound: Arles
Van Gogh
Cantaloupe Music/2007
Alarm Will Sound, conductor: Alan Pierson; recorded in New York City, 2006-2007