Sunday, October 24, 2010

Martian Gardens for 10/24/2010

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 24, 2010

Howard Skempton: Five Poems of Mary Webb
a. To Life
b. Reflections
c. The Spirit of Earth
d. Safe
e. To the World

Bolt from the Blue -- Music for Piano and Voices
Mode Records/2010
EXAUDI, director: James Weeks; recorded at St. Silas, Chalk Farm, London, 9/26/07

Jan Garbarek: Allting Finns
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; text: Pär Lagerkvist, "Den döde," conductor: Peter Laenger; recorded at St. Gerold's Provost, Vorarlberg, Austria, June, 2009

David Mahler: from Day Creek Piano Works and The Teams Are Waiting in the Field
a. Chorale
b. Chorale
c. Chorale
d. Chorale
e. VIII. Distant Sounds

Only Music Can Save Me Now
New World Records/2010
voices: Julie Hanify, D. Mahler, Nurit Tilles; piano: N. Tilles; text: J.M Neale, "The Teams Are Waiting in the Field," to the melody of Chevy Chase; recorded at The Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, November, 2009

Iva Bittová and Bang On A Can: Nejsi
Cantaloupe Music/2005
Bang On A Can; violin, voice: I. Bittová; Systems Two, Brooklyn, December, 2004

David First: Thought You Said Sherbet
The Alternative Schubertiade #
sampler, computer synthesizer, electric guitar: D. First; motif:
first nine measures of "Gretchen am Spinnrade" (Schubert, arr. Liszt)

David First: Aw!-Drawline Spout-Holi Spank (excerpts)
Privacy Issues (droneworks 1996-2009)
XI Records/2010
guitars, computers, computerized guitar: D. First

Alvin Lucier: Still and Moving Lines of Silence in Families of Hyperbolas (marimba)
Still and Moving Lines of Silence in Families of Hyperbolas
Quiet Design/2010
marimba: Nick Hennies; recorded at University of Texas-Austin Percussion Studio

John Cage: from Sculptures Musicale
I. soprano sax, sax-mouthpiece, accordion, e-bow guitar, percussion, radio, no input mixer, sine tone
II. tenor and baritone saxes, percussion, piano, cello
III. alto sax, bass-cl a rinet, launeddas, bamboo flute, melodica

The Works for Saxophone 3 & 4 -- A CAGE of Saxophones
Mode Records/2010
intersax, director: Ulrich Krieger; recorded (mainly) at the π-Farm, Germany, 2004

Fred Frith: The Previous Evening Part I (Homage to John Cage)
The Previous Evening
ReR Megacorp/1998
clarinets: Christian Kaya, percussion: Heike Liss, voice: Bernd Weber, F. Frith: voice, instruments, processing; recorded at Studio Gordon, Munich, spring, 1993

Fred Frith to perform a the University of Massachusetts for the Magic Triangle Jazz Series presented in conjunction with WMUA, Thursday, 10/28/10, at Bezanson Recital Hall

Ingram Marshall: Fog Tropes
Fog Tropes-Gradual Requiem-Gambuh I
New Albion Records/1988
trumpets: Jim Miller, Tim Wilson; trombones: Mack Kenley, Don Kenelly; French horns: William Klingelhofer, Brian McCarty; conductor: John Adams; recorded at Tres Virgos Studio, San Rafael, California; tape material: fog horns in San Francisco Bay

Pauline Oliveros: Sound Patterns and Tropes
The NYFA Collection -- 25 Years of New York New Music #
Innova Recordings/2010
University of Wisconsin-River Falls Concert Choir and Percussion Quartet; recorded at UW-RF Abbott Concert Hall, River Falls, Wisconsin

Robert Normandeau: Bédé
a. The Realm of Childhood
b. The Valley of Phantoms
c. In Search of the Voice

empreintes DIGITALes/1994
electroacoustics: R. Normandeau; voice: Marie-Hélène Blain; produced at Normandeau's studio, Montreal, and GRM Paris, 1990

Lori Freedman: Bridge One: Firth of Forth
clarinet: L. Freedman; recorded at Studio 270, Montreal, June, 2009

Lawrence Moss: Into the Woods
Unseen Leaves
Electronic Music Foundation/2003
flute: William Montgomery; recorded in Gildenhorn Recial Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland

Bang On A Can: 1/2 (B. Eno)
Music for Airports (Live)
Cantaloupe Records/2007
Bang On A Can All-Stars -- cello: May Beiser, clarinets: Evan Ziporyn, guitar: Mark Stewart, percussion: Steven Schick, piano/keyboards: Lisa Moore, bass: Robert Black; recorded live, spring, 1998

David Congo: Fusions I. The Art of Movement
Fusions -- Electroacoustic Music
Centaur Records/2009
recorded at the composer's studio, West Springfield, Massachusetts, June, 2009

Edward Artemiev: Peregrini
Electroshock Records/2010
voice: T. Kuindji; electronics: E. Artemiev; recorded in Moscow