Saturday, September 17, 2011

Martian Gardens for 09/18/2011

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 September 18, 2011

September 16-30
Located at the corner of Avenue C and 2nd Street, NYC

Terumi Nerushima: He resonates five toes
Why Record? Life in the Age of Digital Performance (various Artists)
Electronic Music Foundation/2008
koto: T. Narushima; recorded by Warren Burt, 2008

Chris Brown: Cremation Procession, Bali
Talking Drum
Pogus Productions/2005
recorded in Bali by Chris Brown, 1/03/96

Harry Partch: Two Settings from Joyce's Finnegans Wake
a. Isobel
b. Annah the Allmaziful

Enclosure Two -- Harry Partch collection
Innova Recordings/1995
soprano: Lola Harding; flutes: Dorothy Holden, Hilmar Luckhardt; Kithara: H. Partch; texts: James Joyce, Finnegans Wake; recorded by Walter Gilson, 1945

Harry Partch: November 15 -- Leaving Santa Barbara (from Bitter Music)
voice: Warren Burt; piano: Sheila Guymer; recorded at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation-Broadcast Music, Melbourne, 1/23/92

Anthony De Mare:
a. The Wonderful Widow of Eighteen Springs (J. Cage)
b. Nowth Upon Nacht (J. Cage)

Pianos and Voices (works by Meredith Monk and John Cage)
piano, voice: A. De Mare; texts: James Joyce, "Finnegans Wake"

Otto Luening/Vladimir Ussachevsky: Incantation
Pioneers of Electronic Music (various artists)
New World Records/2006(orig. CRI/1991)
tape music recorded at WKCR, Columbia University, 1953; engineer: Peter Mauzey

György Ligeti: Artikulation
Continuum/10 Stücke für Bläserquintett/Artikulation/Glissandi/2 Etüden/Volumina
recorded at the Electronic Music Studio of West German Radio, Cologne, 3/25/58

Ursula Mamlok: Sonar Trajectory
Music of Ursula Mamlok Volume 2
Bridge Records/2010
recorded at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center, 1966

Gordon Mumma: Song Without Words (in memoriam David Tudor)
David Tudor & Gordon Mumma
New World Records/2006
piano: G. Mumma

Frances White: Like the Lily
Centre Bridge -- Electroacoustic Works
Mode Records/2007
viola: Liuh-Wen Ting; double bass: Troy Rinker, Jr., electronics; F. White

Chris Brown & Pauline Oliveros: Gravity Waves
Music in the Air
Deep Listening/2010
piano, electronics: C. Brown; accordion, Expanded Instrument System: P. Oliveros; recorded in Berkeley, 9/12/08

Henry Gwiazda: man-eating-chips-listening-to-a-violin
Innova Recordings/2002
electronic cello: Jeffrey Krieger; sound effects, sampler: H. Gwiazda

Elsa Justel: Puntos, comas y refritos
empreintes DIGITALes/2009
8-track tape: E. Justel; realized in 2002 at the studio of the Akademie der Künste in Berlin; premiered in during a concert at the Akademie der Künste, 2003

Matthew Welch: Self/Non-Self and Luminosity in the Bardo
i. slow, delicate, softly tumultuous (harp solo)
ii. softly tumultuous, nervous, building tumult and texture (tutti)
iii. floating, flowing (tutti)
iv. luminosities
v. swelling, with breathing space, undulating
vi. escalating, nervousness, gaining tumult
vii. cadenza delicate, nervous, slow (harp solo)

Porter Records/2009
harp: Zeena Parkins; flute: Leah Paul; oboe: Christa Robinson; bass clarinet: Matt Bauder; bassoon: Katherine Young; violin: Jennifer Choi; viola: Leanne Darling; cello: Christopher Hoffmann; bass: Reuben Radding; recorded at Systems Two, Brooklyn, December, 2008

Coil: ANS (CD B, track 2 -- excerpt)
Threshold House (ltd. ed.)/2004
ANS Synthesizer: Jhonn Balance, Peter Christopherson, Ossian Brown, Thighpaulsandra; Moscow State University

Stanislav Kreitchi: Ruins in the Waste
Voices and Movement
Electroshock Records/2002
ANS synthesizer: S. Kreitchi; Moscow State University; mastered at Electroshock Records Studios, 2001

Richard Carrick: Moroccan Flow (Unfolding from Unity)
The Flow Cycle for Strings
New World Records/2011
cello: Alex Waterman

Jason Eckhardt: A Way [Tracing]
Mode Records/2011
cello: Fred Sherry; recorded at Oktaven Audio, Yonkers, NY, 1/11/11

Jin Hi Kim: Jupiter's Moons
O.O. Discs/2001
electric komungo: JHK; Korean kagok singer: Kang Kwon Soon;
for Dong Dong Touching the Moons, commissioned by MassMoCA, premiered at The Kitchen,


Sunday, September 11, 2011

Martian Gardens for 09/11/2011

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 September 11, 2011

Roland Auzet: Rebonds A & B (I. Xenakis)
a. Rebonds B
b. Revonds A

Mode Records/2008
recorded at IRCAM, Théâtre de Chaville, La Muse en Circuit, Paris

Pauline Oliveros: St. George and the Dragon (excerpt)
St. George and the Dragon/In Memoriam Mr. Whitney
Mode Records/1991
accordion: P.Oliveros; recorded at the Pomfret Chapel, The Pomfret School, Pomfret, Connecticut, 3/10/91

Frances White: Walk Through "Resonant Landscape" No. 2
Centre Bridge -- Electroacoustic Works
Mode Records/2007

The above three pieces will be performed at the
Mode Records Concert Series at the Stone
September 16-30
Located at the corner of Avenue C and 2nd Street, NYC

Darren Copeland: They're Trying to Save Themselves
Lost and Found
empreintes DIGITALes/2007
commissioned by CBC Radio One for the first anniversary of the 9/11 attacks; all sounds sourced from CNN immediately following the bombings of the World Trad Center towers, September 11, 2001; realized at the composer's studio, 2002, premiered on CBC Radio One, 9/11/02

Robert Normandeau: Chorus
a. Overture
b. Judaism
c. Christianity
d. Islam
e. War
f. Pain
g. Peace

empreintes DIGITALes/2005
dedicated to the victims of September 11, 2001; realized at the composer's studio, 2002, premiered on 7/13/02 during the Festival de musiques sacrées (Fribourg, Switzerland)

Alice Shields: Shenandoah --
Opening - Percussion - Senegalese Man - Percussion - Mennonite Woman - Percussion - Mixtec Indians - Percussion - Ukrainian Man - Percussion - Food - Percussion - Songs - Percussion - Ending
Shenandoah -- Three Electronic Works
Albany Records/2004
interviews recorded in the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, 2001; percussion sampled from Indian and Middle Eastern instruments; created in the immediate aftermath of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001; commissioned by the School of Theatre and Dance of James Madison University for choreographer Mark Taylor; premiered at James Madison University, Harrison, Virginia, March 21-23, 2002

Sarah Boothroyd: Forest to Desert
Deep Wireless 6 -- Radio Art Compilation
New Adventures in Sound Art/2009

Alvin Curran: Endangered Species
Lost Marbles
Disklavier, samples, synthesizers: A. Curran

Robert Scott Thompson: Illusion of Orderly Progress
Blue Day
Auccourant Records/2000

Polly Moller: Cold Blood
60 x 60 2004-2005 (various artists)
Vox Novus/2007
voice, text: P. Moller

Read Miller: The Blueprint of a Promise
The Complete 10 Inch Series from Cold Blue (various artists)
Cold Blue Music/2003
voice, text, electronics: R. Miller; recorded at College Street Studio, Redlands, California, 4/01/81

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

John Eaton: Blind Man's Cry
First Performances -- The Syn-Ket and Moog Synthesizer in the 1960s
Electronic Music Foundation/2009
soprano: Michiko Hirayama; text: Tristan Corbiere; Syn-Ket: J. Eaton; Jaye Williams: Moog synthesizer; tapes, mixing: Wilson Allen

Noah Creshevsky: et puis (excerpt 1)
Hyperrealism in Music -- Electroacoustic Music by Noah Creshevsky 1992-2005*
Noa Creshevsky/2005
*unreleased; full version of et puis released on the CD Who on Centaur Records

Carey Nutman: Land Below the Wind - part 6
Land Below the Wind
MPS Music & Video/2011