Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Martian Gardens: Auto-Archive Volume 01

WMUA FM 91.1
Amherst, Mass. 01003
live webcast

Archived for Automation, Volume 01

Host: Max Shea
online playlists: Martian Gardens blog

Recorded August 03, 2011

Steve Reich: Piano Phase
Early Works
Double Edge -- pianos: Nurit Tilles and Edmund Niemann;
recorded at RCA Studio A, New York City, May 1986

Philip Glass: Music In Fifths
Two Pages-Contrary Motion-Music in Fifths-Music in Similar Motion
electric organ: P. Glass; soprano saxophones: Jon Gibson, Dickie Landry; electronics, engineering: Kurt Munkacsi; recorded at Butterfly Studios, New York City, June 1973

Sarah Peebles: Nocturnal Premonitions
Music from Nature -- A Terra Nova Compilation
Terra Nova/1997

Ingram Marshall: Cortez
Ikon and Other Early Works
New World Records/2000

Meredith Monk: Dolmen Music
a. Overture and Men's Conclave
b. Wa-Ohs
c. Rain
d. Pine Tree Lullaby
e. Calls
f. Conclusion

Dolmen Music
ECM New Series/1981
voices: Andrea Goodman, Julius Eastman, Monica Solem, Robert Een, Paul Langland, M. Monk; cello: R. Een; percussion: J. Eastman; recorded at Hometown Studios, New York City, March 1980

Leo Kupper: Amkéa
a. Récit 1
b. Vocalique
c. Récit 2
d. Mélodique
e. Glissandi Vocaux

Ways of the Voice
Pogus Productions/1999
mezzo soprano: Anna Maria Kieffer; recorded in Brussels, 1985

John Cage: Living Room Music
I. To Begin
II. Story
III. Melody
IV. End

The Choral Works I
Mode Records/1998
vocal group: Ars Nova, conductor: Támas Vetö; percussion: Gert Sorensen; recorded at Energy Field Studio, August 1997

David Rosenboom: HMBIPRHLOTP* Section V (Humanity)
How Much Better If Plymouth Rock Had Landed On The Pilgrims
New World Records/2009
tabla: Swapan Chaudhari; piccolo, flute, bass flute: Vinny Golia; sarode: Aashish Khan; trumpet: Daniel Rosenboom; piano, computer: David Rosenboom; pemade: I Nyoman Wenten; recorded at the California Institute of the Arts, 11/01/08; historical performance -- David Rosenboom, Donald Buchla: two Buchla Series 300 Electronic Music Boxes; recorded at the Music Gallery, Toronto, 4/07/79

David Rosenboom and Donald Buchla: HMBIPRHLOTP* Section V
Rosenboom & Buchla -- Collaboration in Performance
1750 Arch Records/1979
Buchla synthesizers: D. Rosenboom, D. Buchla; orchestration, instrumentation: D. Buchla; electronic voice 1: D. Rosenboom; electronic voices 2,3,4: D. Buchla; recorded at 1750 Arch Street, Berkeley, 4/21/78

*How Much Better If Plymouth Rock Had Landed On The Pilgrims


Sunday, July 31, 2011

Martian Gardens for 07/31/2011

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 July 31, 2011

Henry Brant: Double-Crank Hand Organ Music
The Henry Brant Collection Volume 8
Innova Recordings/2007
pianos: Gerrit Hommerson, H. Brant; percussion: Amy Snyder, Ernestine Stoop, Eduard van Regtaren Altena; recorded at De Ijsbreker, Holland Festival, 6/15/84

Henry Brant: Dormant Craters (1st 1/3)
The Henry Brant Collection Volume 9
Innova Recordings/2007
Pulse Percussion Ensemble; Gamelan Son of Lion; Tropical Shoul Steel Drums; solo percussion: Pheeroan akLaff, Michael Veal; conductor: H. Brant; recorded at Crowell Concert Hall Center for the Arts, Wesleyan University, 9/11/98

Lou Harrison: Suite for Percussion
I. Moderato
II. Slow
III. Recitative Moderato Allegro

Music of Lou Harrison
CRI/1991 (orig. 1981)
The Manhattan Percussion Ensemble, conductor: Paul Pierce; recorded at Steinway Concert Hall, NYC, 1/28/65

Roger Reynolds: from "Sanctuary" for Percussion and Live Electronics
a. Introduction
b. Chatter/Clatter (abbreviated)
c. Discussion
d. Oracle (abbreviated)
e. Discussion
f. Song (abbreviated)

Sanctuary DVD
Mode Records/2011
introduction, discussion: R. Reynolds; percussion solo: Steven Schick; red fish blue fish: Justin DeHartz, Ross Karre, Fabio Oliveira, Greg Stuart; live electronics; recorded at the University of California San Diego

Roger Reynolds: Traces
Epigram and Evolution -- Complete Piano Works
Mode Records/2009
piano soloist: Yuji Takahashi; flute: Karen Reynolds; cello: Lin Barron; live electronics; recorded at the University of California San Diego

Quatuor Bozzini: Aberrare, movements I, II, III (M. Arnold)
QB -- violins: Charles-Étienne Marchand, Clemens Markel; viola: Stéphanie Bozzini; cello: Isabelle Bozzini; recorded at Église de Sainte Théodosie, Calixa-Lavallée, Québec, August 2010

Giacinto Scelsi: Coelocanth (I,II,III)
The Works for Viola
Mode Records/2011
viola: Vincent Royer; recorded at Ev. Kirche, Honrath, Germany, 2008-2009

Donald Crockett: Wet Ink
Night Scenes
New World Records/2011
violin: Gabriela Diaz; piano: Cary Smythe; recorded at Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, December 2009

Charlie Morrow: Book of Hours of Catherine of Cleves(excerpt)
XI Records/2011
Camerata Trajectina, director: Louis Peter Grijp; recorded at VPRO Hilversum, Holland

Phil Kline: Northport
John The Revelator -- A Mass for Six Voices
Cantaloupe Music/2008
Lionheart -- countertenor: Lawrence Lipnik; tenors: Michael Ryan-Wenger, John Olund; baritones: Richard Porterfield; bass: Kurt-Owen Richards; ETHEL -- violins: Cornelius Dufalo, Mary Rowell; viola: Ralph Farris; cello: Dorothy Lawson; recorded at the Church of Saint Lukes in the Fields, Greenwich Village, 8/07; Northport 324 -- Tune: Dr. R. R. Olson (1850), Lyrics: John Cennick (1743)

Charlie Morrow: Book of Hours of Catherine of Cleves (excerpt)

Phil Kline:
a. The Snow Fell
b. Alone

a. The Snow Fell -- Music: P. Kline; Lyrics: David Shapiro (1927 b. Alone -- Music and lyrics: Ben H. Price (1914)

Charlie Morrow: Book of Hours of Catherine of Cleves (excerpt)

Phil Kline: Wondrous Love
Music: William Walker (published 1835); Lyrics: Alexander Means (attributed)

Charlie Morrow: Book of Hours of Catherine of Cleves (excerpt)

Diane Thome: Unseen Buds
Bright Air/Brilliant Fire
Centaur Records/2001
electronics: D. Thome, Lumiere Studio, University of Washington School of Music; University Chorale, conductor: Geoffrey Boers; text: Walt Whitman

Robert Scott Thompson:
a. Shadow of Water on Sky
b. Figures in the Mirror

Electronic Music Foundation/2007
electroacoustic music: R.S. Thompson

Tom Hamilton: Modhera (Pieces for Kohn)
Pieces for Kohn/Formal & Informal Music
Kvist Records/2010
synthesizers, custom electronics: T. Hamilton; bass drums, bowed cow bells, tabla, gamelan gongs, talking drums, marimba bars, timpani cymbals: Rich O'Donnell; flute, clarinet: JD Parran; recorded at Washington University Electronic Music Studio, St. Louis, 1975