Saturday, November 27, 2010

Martian Gardens for 11/28/2010

WMUA FM 91.1
Amherst, Mass. 01003
live webcast

Sundays 21:00--24:00 EST
Host: Max Shea
online playlists: Martian Gardens blog

Program for November 28, 2010

Roland Auzet: Convergence (Y. Taïra)
Mode Records/2008
marimba: R. Auzet; recorded at IRCAM, Théâtre de Chaville, La Muse en Circuit, France

John Luther Adams: Shimmer
The Mathematics of Resonant Bodies
Cantaloupe Music/2006
percussion: Steven Schick; recorded at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, 2002-2003

Steven Ricks: Haiku
Mild Violence
Bridge Records/2008
Tibetan prayer bowls, tam-tams: Dominic Donato; recorded at SUNY Purchase, 2006

Stuart Saunders Smith: Links No. 10 (Who are we? Where are we?)
The Links Series of Vibraphone Essays
New World Records/2009
vibraphone: Ayano Kataoka; recorded at Studio 508, University of Maryland Baltimore County, May, 2008

The New Music Consort: Double Music (J. Cage/L. Harrison)
Pulse -- The New Music Consort
New World Records/1990
percussion: Joseph Grable, Kory Grossman,Claire Heldrich, William Trigg; recorded at Studio A, BMG Studios, NYC

Noah Creshevsky: Brother Tom
Twilight of the Gods
vocal samples: Thomas Buckner

Mari Kimura: Bucknerian for voice, violin and computer
The World Below G and Beyond
Mutable Music/2010
violin: M. Kimura; vocal samples: Thomas Buckner; recorded at Harvestworks and Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY

Amy Horvey: People Deserving Something (A. Horvey/J. Morton)
Paved Arts/Amy Horvey/2010
trumpet: A. Horvey; organ: Jeff Morton; recorded at Paved Arts & New Media, Inc., Saskatoon

Al Margolis: Deck for Chair, Too
60 x 60 2006-2007 #
Vox Novus/2008

If, Bwana: Six Minus 6
Mutable Music/2010
voice: Lisa Barnard Kelley; trombone: Monique Buzzarté

David Behrman: My Father's Grocery Store
My Dear Siegfried
XI Records/2005
vocalists: T. Buckner, Eric Barsness, Maria Ludovici; shakuhachi: Ralph Samuelson; trumbone: Peter Zummo; keyboard and electronics: D. Behrman; engineering, special effects: Tom Hamilton; text: S.N. Behrman, "The Worcester Account"; recorded in New York City, 2003

Michael Gordon/David Lang/Julia Wolfe:
a. Panel Review
b. I Blame the Tenants

The Carbon Copy Building -- A Comic-Strip Opera
Cantaloupe Music/2006
text: Ben Katchor; music director: Martin Goldray; vocal (a): Tony Boutte, (b) Toby Twining ; electric guitar: John Benthal; percussion: David Cossin; woodwinds: Bohdan Hilash; keyboards: Martin Goldray

Hildegard Westerkamp: A Walk Through the City
empreintes DIGITALes/2010 (orig.1996)
realized at the Sonic Research Studio of Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC, 1981, text: Norbert Ruebsaat

Joan La Barbara: A Different Train
The Time is Now -- Melody Sumner Carnahan
Frog Peak Music/1996
voice, percussion, synthesis, electronics, recording: J. La Barbara; bowed pianos: Gaylord Mowfrey; text: M.S. Carnahan, "One Pink Mask"

Anne LeBaron, Wadada Leo Smith, Peter van Bergen: An Even Loan
The NYFA Collection -- 25 Years of New York New Music #
Innova Recordings/2010
harp: A. LeBaron; trumpet: W.L. Smith; woodwinds: P. van Bergen

John Cage: One-7 (1st 1/2)
a CAGE of saxophones volumes 3 & 4 -- Indeterminacy
Mode Records/2010
performed by Ulrich Krieger; recorded at the π Farm, Germany, 2004


Sunday, November 21, 2010

Martian Gardens for 11/21/2010

WMUA FM 91.1
Amherst, Mass. 01003
live webcast

Sundays 21:00--24:00 EST
Host: Max Shea
online playlists: Martian Gardens blog

Program for November 21, 2010

Ingram Marshall: Kingdom Come
Kingdom Come
Nonesuch Records/2001
The American Composers Orchestra, conductor: Paul Lustig Dunkel; recorded at SUNY Purchase Concert Hall, The Performing Arts Center, recorded April, 2000

Jan Garbarek/The Hilliard Ensemble: Svjete tihij (Byzantine Chant)
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

Lou Harrison: Belle's Bull (from Concerto for Piano with Javanese Gamelan)
Scenes from Cavafy -- Music for Gamelan
New World Records/2010
piano: Adrienne Varner; Gamelan Pacifica, Cornish College of Arts, director: Jarrad Powell; recorded at London Bridge Studio, Seattle, 2009-2010

Ezra Sims: Flight
The Microtonal Music of Ezra Sims
flute: Hanneke Provily; electronic tape: E. Sims; recorded at Studio van Schuppen, Veenendaal, NL, 6/10/90

Esther Lamneck & Roberto Fabbriciani: Winds of the Heart (parts 10,11)
Winds of the Heart
Innova Recordings/2010
tárogató: E. Lamneck; hyperbass flute: R. Fabbriciani; recorded at Studio Montevarchi, Arezzo, Italy, 2008

John Cage: Sculptures Musicale VI
a CAGE of saxophones, vols. 3 & 4 - Indeterminacy
Mode Records/2010
intersax, director: Ulrich Krieger; recorded at the π Farm, Germany, 6/24/04

Ingrid Drese: Amaryllis
a. Verticalité — horizontalité — densité
b. Émergence — complémentarité — suspendu
c. Balancement
d. Vide — strette

empreintes DIGITALes/2009
composed in the Métamorphoses d'Orphée studio, Ohain, Belgium

Stefano Scodanibbio: Oltracuidansa (excerpt)
Oltracuidansa for contrabass & 8 channel tape
Mode Records/2010
contrabass: S. Scodanibbio; recorded at CCMIX, Paris, 2000-2009

David Felder: November Sky
Music of David Felder
Bridge Records/1995
flute, piccolo, alto flute, bass flute: Rachel Rudich; electronic tape: D. Felder; recorded at University of California, San Diego

John Melby: Concerto No. 1 for Flute and Computer-Synthesized Tape (excerpt)
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 10 #
The Virtuosos in the Computer Age I
Centaur Records/1991
flute: Rachel Rudich; electronic tape: J. Melby; recorded at the Experimental Music Studios, University of Illinois

Coil: Disco Hospital
Love's Secret Domain
Wax Trax-Threshold House/1991

Coil/Derek Jarman: Impatient Youths of the Sun...(edit)*
Blue -- A Film by Derek Jarman
music: Coil, Simon Fisher Turner; narration (edited): D. Jarman; recorded at Brian Eno's Wilderness Studio; Suffolk, UK; *aka. "Disco Hospital"

Dean Rosenthal: Do it!(The Dialectic of the Mode of Utterance)
Dean Rosenthal/2010
sound sources: Van McCoy, "The Hustle," Steve Reich: "The Desert Music, Mvt.1"

Steve Reich: The Desert Music I (Fast)
Theillim/The Desert Music
Cantaloupe Music/2002
Alarm Will Sound and Ossia, conductor: Alan Pierson; recorded at the Kresege Recordings Studios, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, May, 2001; text: William Carlos Williams

Alarm Will Sound: Logon Rock Witch (R. James)
Acoustica -- Aphex Twin performed by Alarm Will Sound
Cantaloupe Music/2005
Alarm Will Sound; conductor: Alan Pierson; recorded at Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, 2005

Bruce Haack: Epilogue
Farad -- The Electric Voice
Stone's Throw Records/2010
original release: "Haackula" (1978)

If, Bwana: Cicada #1 -- EHG Version
Mutable Music/2010
voice: Lisa Barnard Kelley; trombone: Monique Buzzarté; Nord modular synthesizer: Tom Hamilton; flute: Jacqueline Martelle; computer: Al Margolis; sourced from a performance at the Emily Harvey Gallery, NYC, 9/18/08

Trevor Wishart: Red Bird -- A Political Prisoner's Dream (excerpt)
Red Bird/Anticredos
Electronic Music Foundation/2000
composed at the York University Electronic Music Studio, May, 1973-May, 1977

Trevor Wishart: Facets (from "Two Women")
Electronic Music Foundation/2000
voice/text source: Princess Diana commenting on press photographers

Severed Heads: Harold and Cindy Hospital
Come Visit The Big Bigot (With Dead Eyes Opened e.p.)
Nettwerk-Volition/1987 (orig. 1985/1984)
recorded at Terse Tapes, Sydney, Australia, 1984-1985

Kassen: Ill at ease at home?
Why Record? -- Life in the age of digital performance*
Electronic Music Foundation/2008
remasterd by Tom Erbe at University of California San Diego, Department of Music, La Jolla
*Leonardo Music Journal CD Series Volume 18: Curated by Click Nilson

Simon Wickham-Smith: Unsafeday (from "Justkidding")
Multiple Tongues
Electroshock Records/2010
voice: Helen Kidd; mastered at Electroshock Studios, Moscow, February, 2010

Noah Creshevsky: Hoodlum Priest
Hyperrealism -- Electroacoustic Music by Noah Creshevsky
Mutable Music/2003
voice samples: Thomas Buckner

Noah Creshevsky: Breathless
Who -- Electoacoustic Music by Noah Creshevsky
Centaur Records/2000
Dedicated to Ruth Anderson and Annea Lockwood

Annea Lockwood & Ruth Anderson: World Rhythms (1997 Version) (excerpt)
XI Records/1998