Saturday, February 26, 2011

Martian Gardens for 02/27/2011

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 February 27, 2011

Liana Alexandra: Hora
60 x 60 2003 #
Vox Novus/2004

Liana Alexandra: Barcarolla
60 x 60 2006-2007 #
Vox Novus/2008

In memoriam Liana Alexandra May 27, 1947 -- January 10, 2011

George Crumb: Bringing in the Sheaves* (Shaw/Minor)
Complete Crumb Edition Vol. 15
Bridge Records/2011
mezzo-soprano: Jamie Van Eyck; Orchestra 2001, conductor: James Freeman; recorded at Swathmore College, October, 2008
*from Voices from a Forgotten World: A Cycle of American Songs from North and South, East and West (American Songbook V)

Roland Auzet: Themen (C.R. Alsina)
Mode Records/2008
Ensemble Musique Aujord'hui; conductor: Jean-Marie Adrien; percussion: R. Auzet; recorded at IRCAM, Théâtre de Chaville

Mara Helmuth: Abandoned Lake in Maine
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 36
The Composer in the Computer Age: Mara Helmuth Sound Collaboration
Centaur Records/2007
created and recorded at the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati

Phillip Bimstein: Half Moon at Checkerboard Mesa
Larkin Gifford's Harmonica
oboe: Stephen Caplan; sounds recorded at Zion National Park, Utah

Hildegard Westerkamp: Beneath the Forest Floor
empreintes DIGITALes/2010 (orig. 1996)
sounds recorded in British Columbia by Norbert Ruebsaat and H. Westerkamp,1991, produced at CBC's Advanced Audio Production Facility, Toronto

Michael Pugliese: Peace Talks (excerpt)
Music for Merce boxed set
New World Records/2010
sitar, percussion: Takehisa Kosugi; percussion: Michael Pugliese; recorded 11/13/90, Bangalore, India, for the dance "August Pace," (1989), The Merce Cunningham Dance Company

Fritz Hauser: Deep Time (version 2) (excerpt)
Deep Time
Deep Listening Institute/2005
percussion, tape: F. Hauser; accordion, Expanded Instrument System: Pauline Oliveros; EIS, electronics, small instruments: David Gamper; soprano and tenor saxophones: Urs Leimgruber; improvised 10/26/94

Luc Ferrari: Visage 2
Visage 2/Après presque rien/Madame de Shanghai
Mode Records/2011
Musique Nouvelle, conductor: Jean-Paul Dessy; recorded at l'Auditorium Abel Dubois, Mons, Belgium, 4/21/06

Lukas Foss: Echoi IV
Echoi/The Fragments of Archilochos/Non-Improvisation
Electronic Music Foundation/1998
piano: L. Foss; percussion: Jan Williams; cello: Douglas Davis; clarinet: Edward Yadzinski; recorded at the Buffalo and Erie County Library, 11/20/68

Nicole Grutter: What If? (from the collection Out of House and Home)
Deep Wireless 7 Radio Art Compilation #
New Adventures In Sound Art/2010

Fereshteh Toosi: If it Hurts, You Breathe Faster
Deep Wireless 6 Radio Art Compilation #
New Adventures In Sound Art/2009

Danielle Palardy Roger: Quien sabe (La Niña)
a. Prologue
b. Todos los bienes del mundo
c. El mar es bello
d. Pero agitato
e. ¡Coraje!
f. Los recites
g. El paso
h. Hacia l'America

Pinata, Niña, and Maria
Ensemble SuperMusique, director: Jean René; (b.)text: Juan del Encina c. 1490; recorded for Une Constellation de Mutants concert, Montreal, 4/02/08

Fred Frith/Bob Ostertag: Voice of America, Part 1
Voice of America (Frith/Ostertag/Minton)
Rift Records/1982
guitar, tape, electronics, radio: F. Frith; synthesizers, electronics, radio: B. Ostertag; recorded at P.A.S.S., New York City, January, 1981

John Cage: Bird Cage, Part 6 (excerpt)
Bird Cage
Electronic Music Foundation/2000
realized by William Blakeney at Grant Avenue Studio, Hamilton, Ontario, December, 1998; original source material recorded at SUNY Albany, 9/09/73


Sunday, February 20, 2011

Martian Gardens for 02/20/2010

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 February 20, 2011

Ursula Mamlok: Sintra
I. With Intensity
II. Very Fast
III. Calmly

Music of Ursula Mamlok, Volume 2
Bridge Records/2011
alto flute: Claire Chase; cello: David Eggar; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC, October, 2007

Elliott Carter: Enchanted Preludes
Eight Compositions (1948-1993)
Bridge Records/1994
flute: Harvey Sollberger; cello: Fred Sherry; recorded at Astoria Sound, NYC, 5/20/93

Carrie Rose: Legacy Variations #99 (S. S. Smith)
Books of Flutes
11 West Records/2008
flutes: Lisa Cella, Carrie Rose, Kathie Trahan

Bunita Marcus: Adam & Eve
Bang On A Can Vol. 3 -- "Live"
Bang On A Can--flute: Susan Stenger, violin: Marilyn Gibson, cello: Joshua Gordon, percussion: Yiu Kwong Chung and Tom Goldstein, piano: Sheri Bauer; conductor: Bunita Marcus

Morton Feldman: Crippled Symmetry (Region 3)
Crippled Symmetry
Bridge Records/1999
The California EAR Unit--flute and bass flute: Dorothy Stone, vibraphone and glockenspiel: Arthur Jarvinen; piano and celeste: Vicki Ray

Alvin Lucier: Broken Line
Almost New York
Pogus Productions/2010
flute: Robert Dick; vibraphone: Danny Tunick; piano: Joseph Kubera; recorded at Systems Two, Brooklyn

Newspeak: Brennschluß (P. Muchmore)
Sweet Light Crude
New Amsterdam Records/2010
lyrics: Brian Phillips; recorded at Clinton Recording Studios, NYC

a. Mutagenesis (D. Wolff)
b. Stück (P. Blackburn)

Here and Now -- Celebrating Thirty Years of Zeitgeist
Innova Recordings/2011

Alvin Curran: Romulus and Remus Make a Ruckus
Lost Marbles
for sound installation and projection by Kristin Jones; sound by Domenico Sciajno, University of Rome, June, 2003

Luc Ferrari: Après presque rien
a. Le lever du jour au bord de la mer
b. Le désir de vivre
c. Ainsi continue la nuit dans ma tête multiple
d. Avec filles
e. Le remontée du village
f. Presque rien (aka. Exploitation des Concepts no. 5)

Visage 2/Après presque rien/Madame de Shanghai
Mode Records/2011
ensembles -- Art Zoyd and Musique Nouvelles, conductor: Jean-Paul Dessy; recorded at Auditorium Abel Dubois, Mons, Belgium, 4/21/06; electronics -- recorded at CCMIX, Paris, directed by Gérard Pape, assistant: Patricia Dallio; samplers, keyboards: Nathalie Négro, P. Dallio

Joane Hétu: Jamais Froid
a. Neige
b. Flakes
c. Jamais Froid
d. Paysages

Récits de Neige
Ensemble SuperMusique; text: Gilles Derome; recorded at Théâtre La Chapelle, winter, 2008

David Tudor: Neural Network Plus (excerpt)
Music for Merce boxed set
New World Records/2010
live electronics: David Tudor, Takehisa Kosugi; recorded in Lisbon, 6/05/94, for the dance "Enter" (1992), The Merce Cunningham Dance Company