Saturday, April 2, 2011

Martian Gardens for 04/03/2011

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 April 3, 2011

Luciano Berio: O King
The Great Works for Voice
Mode Records/1995
soprano: Christine Schadeberg; flute: Katherine Flanders Mukherji; clarinet: Sheldon Berkowitz; violin: Marshall Coid; cello: Ted Mook; piano: Margaret Kampmeier; conductor: Hayes Biggs; recorded 4/03/95, Sheppard Hall, CCNY

In commemoration of the 43rd anniversary of the assassination of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., April 4, 1968, Memphis, Tennessee

Morton Subotnick: Until Spring ("Side One")
Volume 2 -- Electronic Works
Mode Records/2004
electronics: M. Subotnick (orig. 1975); digital remastering: Steve Puntilillo, Sonicraft, NJ

Joel Chadabe: Spring
Florida Electroacoustic Music Festival, Volume 1 #
Electronic Music Foundation/2002
electronics: J. Chadabe; percussion: Jan Williams

Michael Thompson: Derailed
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 38 #
Music from Bowling Green State University
MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music
Centaur Records/2010
electronics M. Thompson; recorded at MACCM, 2002

Natasha Barrett: Mobilis in Mobili (from Tradewinds)
Bouteilles de Klein DVD
empreintes DIGITALes/2010
field recordings from oceans, harbors, and the 100-year-old ship The Anne Christina realized at the composer's studio, Oslo, 2006, samples: Storm Weather Shanty Choir; narration: Capt. Jon Varhus of the Anne Christina; title Mobilis in Mobili inspired by Jule's Verne's 20000 Leagues Under the Sea

Djalma Farias: Telas Sonoras No. 3
Música Eletroacústica Brasileira, Vol. III #
Sociedade Brasileira de Música Electroacústica/2004
realized at the composer's studio, Brasilia, cello: Ocello Mendonça

Robert Morris: Rapport -- December 16, 1975, 8 pm (excerpt)
The Open Space/2010
synthesizer: R. Morris; tape delay system: David Mott; recorded at Yale Electronic Studio, New Haven, 12/16/75

Jerry Hunt: Transform (Stream): Monopole
Ground: Five Mechanic Convention Streams
O.O. Discs/1992
voice, device arrays: J. Hunt

Judy Dunaway: Etude No. 1 for Balloon and Violin
Mother of Balloon Music
Innova Recordings/2006
balloon: J. Dunaway; violin: Tom Chiu; recorded at Harsh House, Jersey City, NJ

Aaron Drake: Number 4 from 10 Etudes for Balloon
60 x 60 2006-2007 #
Vox Novus/2008

John Cage/David Tudor: Story No. 76 (Henry Cowell's Oriental Music Class)
Smithsonian Folkways/1992 (orig. 1959)
voice, text, music: J. Cage; piano, electronics: David Tudor; recorded at Columbia Teachers College, 1959, by Mel Kaiser

Monks of the Drukpa Order: Nyule Drelwa
Tibetan Buddhist Rites from the Monasteries of Bhutan, Volume 3
Temple Rituals & Public Ceremonies
Lyrichord/1994 (orig. 1971)
recorded by John Levy at the Nyingmapa Monastery, Kyichu Lhakhang, Paro Valley, Bhutan, 1971

Laurie Anderson:
a. Cunningham Stories (At the age of twelve...)
b. Cunningham Stories (Every Morning...)
c. Cunningham Stories (The Cunningham Company...)

A Chance Operation -- The John Cage Tribute #
Koch International Classics/1993
music: L. Anderson; texts: J. Cage

John King: longtermparking
Music for Merce boxed set #
New World Records/2010
laptop: J. King; recorded in London, 9/10/02, for the dance "Fluid Canvas" (2002), The Merce Cunningham Dance Company

Annie Gosfield: Lightheaded and Heavyhearted
Lost Signals and Drifting Satellites
Flux Quartet; recorded at Avatar Studios, 6/07/04

Ellen Band/David Lee Myers: Ualen Lagoon (1-3)
Two Ships
Pogus Productions/2005


Sunday, March 27, 2011

Martian Gardens for 03/27/2011

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 27, 2011

Pauline Oliveros: Bye Bye Butterfly
Women In Electronic Music 1977 #
New World Records/2006
electronics, tape recorders, turntable: P. Oliveros; recorded at the San Francisco Tape Music Center, 1965

a. Geiger Counter
b. Radio-Activity


Douglas Geers: Atomic Tango
Sonic Circuits IX #
Innova Recordings/2002
recorded at NoTAM, Oslo, April, 2001

George Crumb: Somebody Got Lost In a Storm* (trad.)
Complete Crumb Edition, Vol. 15
Bridge Records/2011
baritone: Patrick Mason; 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)

Tod Machover:
a. Loneliness and Transition
b. Dr. Stone's Scene

Bridge Records/1988
baritone: Patrick Mason (Horselover Fat); bass: Terry Edwards (Dr. Stone); percussion: Daniel Ciampolini; piano, keyboards: Emma Stephenson; electronics, conductor: T. Machover; text: Phillip K. Dick; libretto: T. Machover; recorded at the Experimental Media Facility, M.I.T., February, 1988

Laurie Spiegel: Riding the Storm
Unseen Worlds
Scarlet Records/1991
Music Mouse, electronics: L. Spiegel

Terumi Narushima: He Resonates Five Toes
Why Record? Life in the Age of Digital Performance #
Electronic Music Foundation/2008
koto: T. Narushima; recorded by Warren Burt

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

Daniel Eichenbaum: Car Accident
60 x 60 2003 #
Capstone Records/2003

George Crumb: Black Angels -- Departure
I. Threnody I: Night of the Electric Insects (Tutti)
II. Sounds of Bones and Flutes (Trio)
III. Lost Bells (Duo)
IV. Devil-music (Solo: Cadenza accompagnata)
V. Danse Macabre (Duo)

Complete Crumb Edition, Vol 7
Bridge Records/2003
The Miró Quartet; recorded at the Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC, October, 2002

Shar: Chopped Meat
Pop Music
Outerrealm Records/2002
balloons, vibrator: Judy Dunaway; drums, percussion: Trixa Arnold; Ilja Komarov; bass, Egyptian fiddle; recorded at Studio LH, Luzern, Switzerland

Einstürzende Neubauten: Krieg In Den Städten (War in the Cities)
Strategies Against Architecture 1980-1983
Mute Records/1988 (orig. 1983)

Luigi Russolo: Risveglio di una città (Awakening of a City) (orig. 1913)
Futurism & Dada Reviewed #
Sub Rosa/1988
performed 1977 on a reproduced Intonarumori by Mario Abate and Pietro Verardo at the Historical Contemporary Art Archive of the Venice Biennale

Harold Davidson: Auto Accident
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, 12/14/09

John Cage: [First] Construction in Metal
The 25-Year Retrospective Concert of the Music of John Cage
Manhattan Percussion Ensemble, director: Paul Price; piano: David Tudor, assisted by Merce Cunningham; recorded at Town Hall, 5/15/58

Elainie Lillios: Au deuxième étage
Miniatures Concrètes #
empreintes DIGITALES/1999

Elainie Lillios: Veiled Resonance
I. The Beauty of Inflections
II. The Blackbird Whistling (...or just after)
III. The Beauty of Innuendos

CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 38 #
Music from Bowling Green State University
MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music

Centaur Records/2010
soprano saxophone: Steve Duke; interactive electronics E. Lillios

Aldo Clementi: Serenata
Works with Guitar
Mode Records/2007
guitar: Geoffrey Morris; ELISION Ensemble, conductor: Carl Rosman;
recorded at Iwaki Auditorium, Melbourne, Australia

Aldo Clementi: Passacaglia
Works with Flutes
Mode Records/2010
flute: Roberto Fabbriciani; tape realized at Centro Tempo Reale, Florence; recorded at Laboratorio di Acustica Musicale e Architettonica -- Fondazione Scula di San Giorgio, Venice, April, 2005

In memoriam Aldo Clementi May 25, 1925 -- March 3, 2011

Jon Gibson: Equal Distribution
Music for Merce boxed set
New World Records/2010
flute, live electronics: J. Gibson; recorded in New York City, 10/08/78 for the dance "Fractions I," The Merce Cunningham Dance Company

Jon Gibson: Song 1
Two Solo Pieces, plus Melody IV Part I, Melody II, Song 1
Felmay/Newtone Records
violin: Barbara Benary; cello Arthur Russell; cello: Martha Siegel; soprano saxophone: J. Gibson; recorded at Washington Square Church, NYC, 3/03/74

Annea Lockwood: Bregquelle to Immendingen (excerpt)
A Sound Map of the Danube
Lovely Music, Ltd/2008
field recordings from Öhrlein Farm, near Furtwangen, Germany, 4/30/02