Sunday, March 6, 2011

Martian Gardens for 03/06/2011

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Amherst, Mass. 01003
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Sundays 21:00--24:00 EST
Host: Max Shea
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Program for March 6, 2011

Barry Truax: The Shaman Ascending
Tranx_Canada (ZKM/Karlsruhe)
empreintes DIGITALes/2009
vocal samples: Derrick Christian, bass; realized at the composer's studio, mixed at the Sonic Research Studio of Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, 2004-2005

Jorge Reyes: Arbol Sagrado
The Flayed God
composed and performed by J. Reyes; recorded at El Cuarto de Maquinas, Mexico City, 1990

Johanna Beyer: Three Movements for Percussion
a. Restless
b. Endless
c. Tactless

Restless, Endless, Tactless: Johanna Beyer and the Birth of American Percussion Music
New World Records/2011
Meehan/Perkins Duo & The Baylor Percussion Group; recorded at Jones Concert Hall, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 12/15/09

Luc Ferrari: Madame de Shanghai
Visage 2/Après presque rien/Madame de Shanghai
Mode Records/2011
Scottish Flute Trio; samples: Asians on Avenue d'Ivry, Li Ping Ting: Madame de Shanghai; Orson Welles from "The Lady from Shangahi" (1947); Scottish Flute Trio recorded at The Tolbooth Arts Centre, Stirling, Scotland, August, 2006; tape realized at Ateliers UPIC/CCMIX, Paris; musical assistant: Brigitte Robindoré

The Hub: The Minister of Pitch (T. Perkis)
Boundary Layer
computers, electronics: John Bischoff, Chris Brown, Phil Stone, Scot Gresham-Lancaster; recorded at Mills College, 5/13/88

Alwin Nikolais: Revels--Dance 3 (1986)
Electronic Dance Music
electronics: A. Nikolais

Merce Cunningham Event group: September 14, 1996, Annemasse, France
Music for Merce boxed set
New World Records/2010
laptop, percussion: David Behrman; electric violin, live electronics: Takehisa Kosugi; steel pan, objects: Fast Forward

David Behrman: Interspecies Smalltalk, Scene 1
Leapday Night
Lovely Music, Ltd./1991
violin: Takehisa Kosugi; computers, electronics: D. Behrman; commissioned by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company for the dance "Pictures" (1984)

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

John Luther Adams: Solitary and Time-Breaking Waves (for 4 tam-tams)
Strange and Sacred Noise
Mode Records/2005
Percussion Group Cincinnati; recorded at Patricia Corbett Theater, University of Cincinnati, November, 1998

Alvin Lucier: Twonings (1st 1/2)
Almost New York
Pogus Productions/2011
cello: Charles Curtis; piano: Joseph Kubera; recorded at Systems Two, Brooklyn; engineer: Tom Hamilton

Alvin Lucier: Fan
Ever Present
Mode Records/2007
kotos: Miki Maruta, Ryuko Mizutani, Kayoko Nakagawa, Yoko Nishi; recorded at Systems Two, Brooklyn, 2/08/05, engineer: Tom Hamilton

Neil Rolnick: Faith
Extended Family
Innova Recordings/2011
piano: Bob Gluck; laptop: N. Rolnick; recorded at EMPAC, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute