Friday, October 8, 2010

Martian Gardens for 10/10/2010

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 10, 2010

Fred Frith: Glass c/w Steel
Guitar Solos
RēR Megacorp/2003 (orig. Caroline/1974)

Evan Ziporyn: The Ornate Zither and the Nomad Flute
Frog's Eye
Cantaloupe Music/2006
soprano: Anne Harley; Boston Modern Orchestra Project and Wind Ensemble, conductor: Gil Rose; texts: Li Shangyin ("The Ornate Zither"), W.S. Merwin ("The Nomad Flute"); recorded at Jordan Hall, Boston, 11/05/05

Benjamin Chadabe: Hell and Humdrums
The Metaphysician's Hammer
Electronic Music Foundation/2000
percussion: B. Chadabe; text, recitation: Benjamin Hartlage; recorded at Murmur Studio, NYC, and Bennington College 1998-2000

Jin Hi Kim and Gerry Hemingway: Windtails
Auricle Records/2010
komungos: JHK; percussion: G. Hemingway; recorded in Shutesbury, MA,8/18/09

Lou Harrison: Untitled (from Concerto for Piano with Javanese Gamelan)
Scenes from Cavafy -- Music for Gamelan
New World Recordes/2010
piano: Adrienne Verner; Gamelan Pacifica, conductor: Jarrad Powell; recorded at London Bridge Studio, Seattle, 2009-2010

Lois V. Vierk/Anita Feldman: Hexa
The NYFA Collection -- 25 Years of New York New Music
Innova Recordings/2010
three tap dancers on Tap Dance Instrument: David Parker, Rhonda Price, A. Feldman; percussion: Gary Schall; live electronics, Lexicon PCM 42: L. Vierk; recorded at Pyramid Studios, NYC, 1989-1990

Luciano Berio: Gesti
Sequenzas & Solo Works
Mode Records/2006
recorder: Lucia Mense; recorded at Sandessal, Hessischer Rundfunk, Frankfurt, 7/11/95

Margaret Lancaster: Io (L. Vierk)
New World Records/2009
electric guitar: Larry Polansky; marimba: Matthew Gold; flute: M. Lancaster; recorded at 2nd Story Sound, NYC, 2/06/09

Aldo Clementi: luCiAno BErio
Works with Flutes
Mode Records/2010
recorded at Laboratorio di Acustica Musicale e Architettonica-Fondazione Scuola di San Giorgio, Venice, April, 2005

Margaret Leng Tan: from Old MacDonald's Yellow Submarine (E. Griswold)
a. On that Farm
b. e-i-e-i-o
c. Pink Memories

She Herself Alone -- The Art of the Toy Piano 2
Mode Records/2010
toy piano, prepared piano, music box: M.L. Tan; recorded at Systems Two Studios, Brooklyn, January, 2010

Mendi + Keith Obadike: The Pink of Stealth
Mendi + Keith Obadike present Crosstalk #
Bridge Records/2009
vocals: M. Obadike; K. Obadike: guitar, bass, drums, ubo aka, synthesizers, treatments

Edward Artemiev:
a. Fox Hunting
b. Dialog with a Computer

Electroshock Records/2010
a. performed by E. Artemiev, from the motion picture "Fox Hunting"; b. performed by E. Artemiev, from the motion picture "By the Eyes of the Wolf"

Bruce Haack: Program Me
Farad -- The Electric Voice
Stone's Throw Records/2010
electric voice: Farad vocoder & Ed Harvey (orig. 1981)

Kitty Brazelton:
a. Time to go, Time to remain
b. Bells

Ecclesiastes -- A Modern Oratorio
Innova Recordings/2010
The Time Remaining Band, conductor: K. Brazelton; laptop drones, electronics: K. Brazelton; text: Book of Ecclesiastes; recorded at Dreamland, West Hurley, NY

Joan La Barbara: October Music -- Star Showers and Extraterrestrials
Voice Is the Original Instrument -- Early Works
Lovely Music, Ltd./2003
premiered at the American Center for Students and Artists, Paris, October, 1980

David First: A Bet on Transcendence Favors the House
Privacy Issues (droneworks 1996-2009)
XI Records/2010
ebow guitar: D. First

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

Jonty Harrison: Splintering (excerpt)
Evidence Matérielle
empreintes DIGITALes/1999
composed at the Electroacoustic Music Studios of the University of Birmingham, UK, 1999