Saturday, March 19, 2011

Martian Gardens for 03/20/2011

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 March 20, 2011

Joane Hétu: Rafales
a. Rafales 2
b. Rafales 1
3. Rafales 3

Récits de Neige
Ensemble SuperMusique; texts: Pierre Tanguay ("Our Shack"), Jean Derome ("The Birth of Raphaëlle"), Scott Thomson ("Beautiful Flakes"); recorded at Théâtre La Chapelle, winter, 2008

Marilyn Shrude: Trope
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 38
Music from Bowling Green State University
MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music

Centaur Records/2010
acoustic and prerecorded alto saxophones: James Fusik, Jeffrey Heisler, John Sampen; recorded at MACCM, Bowling Green State University, Ohio

Marilyn Shrude: A Window Always Open on the Sea
I. In the name of a name lost
II. Harsh is the voice that summons
III. Down sunglazed bluffs
IV. Mother-of-pearl glow
V. The tide spreads, enters coppery inlets
VI. As the sun drowns
VII. Hermit of the heart...Nothing is changed for a name

The Core Ensemble--Bending the Light
New World Records/1999
cello: Andrew Mark, piano: Hugh Hinton, percussion: Michael Parola; movement titles: Michael Mott ("Autumn Odysseus");recorded at Houghton Chapel, Wellesley College, 1996-1997

Stefan Wolpe: Passacaglia (from Four Studies on Basic Rows)
Music of Stefan Wolpe Volume Six
Bridge Records/2011
piano: David Holzman; recorded at Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, North Andover, Massachusetts, 2008-2010

Stefan Wolpe: Passacaglia (op. 23)
Wolpe in Jerusalem (1934-1938)
Mode Records/2006
WDR Sinfonieorchestger Köln; conductor: Jannes Kalitzke; recorded at Philharmonie Köln, Novemeber, 2002

Arie Shapira: Second Opinion
Different Compositions 1967-2003/2004
Israel Contemporary Players, conductor: Zsolt Nagy; recorded in Dreseden, May, 2002

Mathew Rosenblum: Ancient Eyes
Ancient Eyes
Prism Players, conductor: Bradley Lubman; recorded at Master Sound, Astoria, NY, November, 1996

Matthew Burtner: A'aa
MICE World Tour -- Mobile Interactive Computer Ensemble
lava flows recorded at the Pacaya volcano, Gutemala

Barton McLean: Ice Canyons
Sound Worlds
Innova Recordings/2010
B. Mclean: Composer's Playpen software, MIDI keyboard, recorded at McLean Mix, Petersburg, NY

Audrey Churgin: Arctic Sun Arctic Wind
Deep Wireless 2 -- Radio Art Compilation #
New Adventures in Sound Art/2005
drum dance and song performed by Rosalie Pissuk and son, Rankin Inlet, Nunavut; other sounds and narration: A. Churgin

Annea Lockwood: Jitterbug
Music for Merce boxed set
New World Records/2010
electric guitar, viola, live electronics: John King; laptop, zither: David Behrman; live electronics: Stephen Moore; recorded 1/26/08, Stanford, California, for the dance "eyeSpace" (2007), The Merce Cunningham Dance Company

John Cage/David Tudor/Takehisa Kosugi: Five Stone Wind (Excerpt)
Five Stone Wind/Cartridge Music
Mode Records/1991
amplified violin, live electronics, bamboo flute: T. Kosugi; clay pots, tapes: Michael Pugliese; live electronics: D. Tudor; recorded in Paris, September, 1988, for the dance "Five Stone Wind," The Merce Cunningham Dance Company


Sunday, March 13, 2011

Martian Gardens for 03/13/2011

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 March 13, 2011

Doris Humphrey: Dance Rhythms
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, 2/10/10

Ursula Mamlok: Sculpture I
Music of Ursula Mamlok, Volume 2
Bridge Records/2010
piano: Garrick Ohlsson; recorded at the Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC, October, 2007

Noah Creshevsky: Mari Kimura Redux
Favorite Encores (Creshevsky/Margolis)
Pogus Productions/2008
violin samples: M. Kimura

Mari Kimura: Vitessimo for Augmented Violin
The World Below G and Beyond
Mutable Music/2010
IRCAM Augmented Violin: M. Kimura; recorded at Systems Two, Brooklyn, engineer: Tom Hamilton

John Cage: Roaratorio -- An Irish Circus on Finnegans Wake
a. Part Three (to Line 594)
b. Part Four (To End)

Roaratorio; Laughtears
Mode Records/2002 (orig. 1992)
singer: Joe Heaney; Uillean pipes: Seamus Ennis; fiddle: Paddy Glackin;
flute: Matt Molloy; bodhran: Peadher Mercier, Mell Mercier; voice, 62-track tape: J. Cage; text: James Joyce; premiered 10/22/79, West German Radio, Cologne

Yasunao Tone: Geography and Music
Music for Merce boxed set
New World Records/2010
voice: John Cage, Takehisa Kosugi; piano: David Tudor; qin (guqin): Martin Kalve; Chinese text reader: Yoshiharu Suenobu; texts extracted from geography sections ancient Chinese encyclopedias; recorded in Lueven, Belgium, 10/20/83 for the dance "Roadrunners" (1979), The Merce Cunningham Dance Company

Larry Austin: Tárogató!
Octo Mixes -- Octophonic Computer Music: 1996-2001
Electronic Music Foundation/2001
soprano saxophone: Stephen Duke: recorded/processed tárogató: Esther Lamneck; computer music composed at gaLarry, Denton, Texas, 1998; tárogató recorded at NYU, 4/29/97; saxophone recorded at DRM, Dallas, 9/07/01

Esther Lamneck/Roberto Fabbriciani: Winds of the Heart, parts 8-11
Winds of the Heart
Innova Recordings/2010
tárogató: E. Lamneck; HyperBass flute: R. Fabbriciani; recorded at Studio Montevarchi, Arezzo, Italy, 2008

David Rosenboom: Prologue
Systems of Judgment--CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 4
CCM: Center for Contemporary Music at Mills College, Oakland
Centaur Records/1989
recorded at CCM, 1987-1988

David Rosenboom: Music from--On Being Invisible II
(Hypatia Speaks to Jefferson in a Dream)
a. In the Beginning...Reasoned Mind
b. Evolution with Singular Events
c. Political Assertions
d. The Mathematics of Miscegenation
e. Logan's Speech
f. Philosophical Musings with a Sense of Reminiscing

CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 30
Music from the Center for Experiments in Art, Information, and Technology,
California Institute of the Arts

Centaur Records/2000
narrator: Sam Ashley; dream voices of Hypatia and TJ: Teri DeSario and Roxanne Merryfield; brainwaves and computer performance: D. Rosenboom; texts: Thomas Jefferson, Cherokee Chief Logan, D. Rosenboom, and material attributed to contemporaries of Hypatia of Alexandria; recorded at CEAIT, October, 1999

Amy Horvey: Apparatus Inconcinnus (R. Purchase)
trumpet, voice: A. Horvey; text based on an anecdote by Daniil Kharms; recorded at St. Philip's Church and Studio 270, Montreal

Mark Applebaum:
a. Entre Funérailles I
b. Theme in Search of Variations III

Sock Monkey
Innova Recordings/2008
a. trumpet: Brian McWhorter; recorded at PINK, 2/22/08; b. performed by Beta Collide; recorded at PINK, 3/02/08

Iannis Xenakis: Akea
Works with Piano
Mode Records/2010
piano: Aki Takahashi; The Jack Quartet; recorded at SUNY Purchase, 6/23/08