Saturday, October 16, 2010

Martian Gardens for 10/17/2010

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 17, 2010

Tom Johnson:
a. The 78 two-note chords
b. The 266 three-note chords
c. The 715 four-note chords

The Chord Catalogue -- all the 8178 chords possible in one octave
XI Records/1999
piano: T. Johnson; recorded at La Muse en Circuit, Paris, March, 1998

Arthur Jarvinen: The Vulture's Garden
a. The Vulture's Garden
b. The War of Time
c. The Last Dim Weird Battle of the West
d. Not with a Bang but a Whimper

Edible Black Ink
O.O. Discs/1996
California Ear Unit -- featuring Dorothy Stone, flutes; recorded at Mad Hatter, Los Angeles, June, 1996

Dorothy Stone: Indigenous Music II -- Flute (S. L. Mosko)
None But The Lonely Flute
New World Records/1994

In memory of three composers/performers, and affiliates of The California Institute of the Arts and The California Ear Unit --
Stephen Lucky Mosko: 1947 - 2005
Dorothy Stone (wife of Mosko): 1958 - 2008
Arthur Jarvinen: 1956 - 2010

Kitty Brazelton: Motet
Ecclesiastes: A Modern Oratorio
Innova Recordings/2010
The Time Remaining Band -- conductor, laptop soundtrack: K. Brazelton; text: Book of Ecclesiastes; recorded at 2nd Story Sound, NYC

Jan Garbarek: Ov zarmanali -- Hymn of the baptism of Christ (Komitas)
Officium Novum
ECM New Series/2010
The Hilliard Ensemble -- countertenor: David James, tenor: Rogers Covey-Crump, tenor: Steven Harrold, baritone: Gordon Jones; saxophones: J. Garbarek; conductor: Peter Laenger; recorded at St. Gerold's Provost, Vorarlberg, Austria, June, 2009

Arvo Pärt: Ode VII
Kanon Pakajanen
ECM New Series/1998
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor: Teije van Geest; text from "Canon of Repentance to Our Lord Jesus Christ" by St. Andrew of Crete, recorded at Niguliste Church, Tallinn, June, 1997

Anatoly Pereslegin: Isiah No. 2
Download the God
Electroshock Records/2000
performed and recorded by A. Pereslegin, Jerusalem, 1994-1995; final mix by A. Pereslegin, Moscow, 1999-2000

Cesare Rosa Calamaro: Ludus
Electroacoustic Music from Sicily #
Electronic Music Foundation/2003

Barton McLean: Magic at Xanadu (MAX)
Innova Recordings/2010
B. McLean: keyboards in Composer's Playpen (in MAX computer language)

Mike Swinchoski: Alternative Song
60 x 60 -- 2004-2005 #
Vox Novus/2006

André Cormier: 380

Jonty Harrison: Unsound Objects
Articles indéfinis
empreintes DIGITALes/1996
composed at Harrison's studio at the Electronic Music Studios of the University of Birmingham, UK

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

Nicola Cisternino: Xöömij
CCMIX Paris -- Xenakis/UPIC/Continuum #
Mode Records/2001
bass: Nicholas Isherwood; realized at the Ateliers UPIC (CCMIX), Paris, April, 1997

Michael Gordon/David Lang/Julia Wolfe:
a. Opening Slide Lecture
b. Where is that Boy

The Carbon Copy Building -- A comic-strip opera
Cantaloupe Music/2006
performed by Bang On A Can All-Stars -- singers: Theo Bleckmann, Tony Boutté, Katie Geissinger, Toby Twining; musicians: electric guitar: John Benthal, percussion: David Cossin; keyboards: Martin Goldray; woodwinds: Bohdan Hilash; text, illustrations: Ben Katchor; recorded at Avatar Studios, NYC, August, 2000

Joëlle Léandre and Quentin Sirjacq: Moon Journey
Out of Nowhere
contrabass: J. Léandre; piano: Q. Sirjacq; recorded at Studio Lu Hullette, Paris, 1/13/08

Fred Frith: Trocosi
ReR Megacorp/2003
acoustic bass: Sebastian Grimms; other instruments and voice: F. Frith; text: International Herald Tribune edition 1/28/97, "Enslavement of Women in Ghana"; sample: Kahil El'Zabar, "Where Do You Want to Go"

Olly Wilson: Piano Piece
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 37 #
Music from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music TIMARA Studios
Centaur Records/2008
piano: Thomas Fosnocht