Sunday, May 15, 2011

Martian Gardens for 05/15/2011

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 May 15, 2011

Build: Behavior Patterns
New Amsterdam Records/2011
recorded at Peter Karl Studios, Brooklyn, July 2010

Joseph Bertelozzi: The Homecoming
The Bronze Collection
Blue Wings Press/2003
recorded at Collaborative Concepts, Beacon, NY, 5/07/03

Henry Cowell: Return
Restless, Endless, Tactless --
Johanna Beyer and the Birth of American Percussion Music
New World Records/2011
Meehan/Perkins Duo and the Baylor Percussion Group recorded at Jones Concert Hall, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 2/10/2010

Okkyung Lee: One Hundred Years Old Rain (The Same River Twice)
Noisy Love Songs
violin: Cornelius Dufallo; trumpet: Peter Evans; piano: Craig Taborn; percussion, electronics: Satoshi Takeishi; bass: Christopher Tordini; cello: O. Lee; recorded at Eastside Sound, NYC

Meredith Monk: Ascent
Songs of Ascension
ECM New Series/2011
Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble; Todd Reynolds Quartet; The M6 vocal sextet; Montclair State University Singers, conductor: Heather J. Buchanan; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC, November 2009

Muhal Richard Abrams: SoundDance, Part 1
Pi Recordings/2011
piano: M.R. Abrams; laptop, trombone: George Lewis; recorded at AACM Concerts, NYC, 9/24/2010

Victoria Jordanova: Secret Life of Bees
a. Swarm
b. Beehive
c. Go to Work

In a Landscape
ArpaViva Foundation, Inc./2007
electric harp: V. Jordanova

The Gregg Smith Singers: From Shook Foil (C.N. Mason)
Like Shining
Living Artist Recordings/2005
soloist: Eileen Clark; tape: Charles Norman Mason; text: Gerard Manley Hopikins, "God's Grandeur"

Larry Austin: Max Mathews Episode
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 15
The Virtuoso in the Computer Age V --
Music for the Mathews/Boie Radio Drum and Radio Baton

Centaur Records/1994
from Transmission Two: The Great Excursion; conversation: L. Austin, M. Mathews; University of California Chamber Chorus, conductor: Philip Brett; keyboards: Chris Brown; celletto: Chris Chafe; percussion and Radio Drum: William Winant; computer systems: L. Austin; Jay Kadis, Randall Packer, Todd Winkler; featuring the voice of Max Mathews; "Daisy Bell," written by Harry Dacre (1892); live recording at Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley and live broadcast on KPFA, 2/26/1990

In Memoriam Max V. Mathews 11/13/26 -- 4/21/11

John Cage: Imaginary Landscape No. 4, "March No. 2" for 12 radios (First Version)
The Works for Percussion I
Mode Records/2011
CCM Percussion Ensemble, conductor: James Culley; recorded at Robert J. Werner Concert Hall, University of Cincinnati, 5/25/06

John Cage: Imaginary Landscape No. 1
for 2 variable-speed turntables, frequency recordings, muted piano and cymbal; performer: Joey Van Hassel; recorded at Robert J. Werner Concert Hall, University of Cincinnati, 6/12/08

Ostravská Banda: Concert for Piano and Orchestra (J. Cage)
On Tour
Mutable Music/2011
piano: Joseph Kubera; Ostravská Banda, conductor: Petr Kotík; recorded at the Prague Contemporary Music Festival, 11/05/10

Judith Exley: The Cave of Tidal Sounds
Open Space 16 #
The Open Space/2004
created at the Electronic Music Studio of the Victoria University School of Music, Wellington, New Zealand; sounds sourced from Makara Beach, Wellington, 1993

Denis Smalley: Tides -- Sea Flight
empreintes DIGITALes/2000
created at the University of Toronto Computer Systems Research Group, the Experimental Studio of Finnish Radio, and the Ina-GRM, Paris; completed at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, 1984

Benjamin Boretz: UN(-)1 (MIDI realization)
Open Space 13
The Open Space/1992
mastered 2001 by Mary Lee Roberts