Sunday, April 17, 2011

Martian Gardens for 04/17/2011

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Amherst, Mass. 01003
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Host: Max Shea
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Program for April 17, 2011

Benjamin Boretz: Violin Concerto, Movement I
Violin Concerto
The Open Space/2010
violin: Charles Castleman; The Eastman Composers' Orchestra; conductor: Geoffrey Pope; recorded March, 2010

Roger Sessions: Two Tableux and Malinche's aria from Montezuma
Americans in Rome -- Music by Fellows of the American Academy in Rome
Bridge Records/2008
soprano: Susan Narucki; violin: Curtis Macomber; cello: Fred Sherry; flute: Helen O'Connor; clarinet: Charles Neidich; percussion: Daniel Druckman, James Baker; piano: Donald Berman; conductor: Jeffrey Milarsky; recorded at the Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC, 12/04/04

James Newton: from Mass
a. Kyrie
b. Gloria

Sacred Works
New World Records/2011
soprano: Elissa Johnston; mezzo soprano: Tracy Van Fleet; tenor: Daniel Chaney; bass baritone: Abdiel Gonazelez; flute: Gary Woodward; clarinet: Gary Bovyer; violin: Ralph Morrison; viola: Kazi Pitelka; cello: Cecilia Tsan; bass: David Young; piano: Vicki Ray; percussion: Lynn Vartan; conductor: Grant Gershorn; recored at Zipper Hall, Colburn School of Music, August, 2009

Kitty Brazelton: Motet
Ecclesiastes -- A Modern Oratorio
Innova Recordings/2010
The Time Remaining Band; laptop, soundtracks, conductor: K. Brazelton; text: Eccles. 3:1-8, 15; recorded at Dreamland, West Hurley, NY

Giacinto Scelsi: Okanagon
The Works for Double Bass
Mode Records/2007
double bass: Robert Black; harp: June Han; tam-tam: Tom Kolor; recorded at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, NYC, 10/10/04

John Cage: Four6
Music for Merce boxed set
New World Records/2010
laptops: Paul DeMarinis, Jim O'Rourke; percussion, contact mic, tape, live electronics, voice: Takehisa Kosugi; trombone: Stuart Dempster; recorded 4/04/98, Berkeley, California, for the dance "Rondo" (1996), The Merce Cunningham Dance Company

Gregory Cornelius: Earth and Green*
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 38 #
Music from Bowling Green State University
MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music
Centaur Records/2010
for pitched and non-pitched electroacoustic sounds, recorded at MACCM
*after Mark Rothko's painting

Elainie Lillios: Toronto Island Contrasts
Deep Wireless 6 -- Radio Art Compilation
New Adventures In Sound Art/2009
aircraft, voices, and environmental sounds recorded in the Toronto Islands, Lake Ontario

John Oswald: Midday
Timefields & Maritides
MusicWorks Magazine/2006
sound collage featuring Albert Mayr and sounds from his "Horos Harmonica," (realized at Ontario College of Art, 11/15/84) and "Rhythme Trouvé—Onde Marine 2"; recordings by Tina Pearson and Gordon Monahan, Robert Stevenson

David Monacchi: Echoes of a Sonic Habitat
Eco-Acoustic Compositions
Electroic Music Foundation/Ear To The Earth/2008
original sounds recorded in Montefeltro, Italy, echoic effects and further sounds recorded at the Großer Wasserspeicher cisterns, Berlin

Wendy Carlos: Spring
Sonic Seasonings and Land of the Midnight Sun
East Side Digital/1998
electronics: W. Carlos (orig. 1972)

Roland Auzet: Mecano 1 et 2 (P. Jodlowski)
a. Mecano 1 -- Percussion - Machine (toms)
b. Mecano 2 -- Percussion - Machine (Metal)

Mode Records/2008
percussion: R. Auzet; recorded at IRCAM, Théâtre de Chaville, La Muse en Circuit, Paris

Joseph Bertolozzi: Meltdown
Bridge Music
Delos Music/2009
percussed surfaces of the Mid-Hudson Bridge: J. Bertolozzi

Fetisch Park: Reiz
Extreme Records/1997

Jonty Harrison: Undertow
Environs DVD
empreintes DIGITALes/2009
created at Harrison's studio, Birmingham, UK, 2007