Saturday, September 24, 2011

Martian Gardens for 09/25/2011

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 25, 2011

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

Earle Brown: From Folio -- December 1952
Selected Early Works (1952--1965)
New World Records/2006
piano, computer, electronics: Michael Daugherty

Luc Ferrari: Tautologos 1
Tautologos and Other Early Electronic Works
Electronic Music Foundation/2002

Margaret Leng Tan: Suite for Toy Piano (I-V) (J. Cage)
She Herself Alone -- The Art of the Toy Piano 2
Mode Records/2010
toy piano: M.L. Tan; recorded at Systems Two, Brooklyn, January, 2010

John Cage: from Four Walls, Act II
a. Scene IX
b. Scene X

The Works for Piano 5
Mode Records/2003
piano: Haydée Schwartz; recorded at Slee Hall, SUNY Buffalo, October, 1995

Friday, September 30, 2011, 7 pm box office
Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center
53 College St., Amherst, MA 01004

Matmos: Exciter Lamp and the Variable Band
Supreme Balloon
Matador Records/2008
synthesizer: Drew Daniel, M.C. Schmidt

So Percussion & Matmos: Aluminum
Treasure State
Cantaloupe Music/2010
sampling, sequencing, electronics, emergency blanket: Drew Daniel; singing rods, beer cans, treadplate, brushes, editing; M.C. Schmidt; beer cans: Joshua Quillen, Adam Sliwinsky; beer cans, vibraphone, sequencing: Jason Treuting; vibraphone: Eric Beach; beer cans, processing: Lawson White; engineering: Brett Allen; recorded at the David Smith Room, Studio C, Clinton Recording Studios

So Percussion: Steel Drums (S. Mackey)
It Is Time -- So Percussion/Steve Mackey
Cantaloupe Music/2011
percussion: Eric Beach, Josh Quillen, Adam Sliwinski, Jason Treuting; recorded at Guilford Sound, Guilford, VT; Good Child Music, NYC, Princeton University

Steven Mackey: from Micro-Concerto
I. Chords and Fangled Drumset
II. Interlude no. 1, Vibes solo

Heavy Light
New World Records/2004
MOSAIC quartet; recorded at Taplin Auditorium, Princeton, December, 2003

Henry Brant: Labor Day, 1935, Florida Keys
Autumn Hurricanes
Innova Recordings/2006
musicians of Stetson University; chief conductor: H. Brant; recorded at Elizabeth Hall Auditorium, Stetson University, Deland, Florida, 4/28/86

Elainie Lillios: Arturo
Entre Espaces (Between Spaces)
empreintes DIGITALes/2011
realized at the electroacoustic studios of the University of Birmingham, 1998; premiered at the Symposium on Music and Computers, Ionian University, Corfu, Greece, 10/23/98

Biosphere: The Things I Tell You
All Saints/1997
recorded at Aurora Lydstudio, Tromsø, Norway

Anla Courtis with Armpit: Pocket Gallows
The Torrid
Porter Records/2011
recorded in Buenos Aires, 2003

David First: Pipeline Witness Apologies to Dennis, Section One
Privacy Issues (droneworks 1996-2009)
XI Records/2010
trombone: Christopher McIntyre; computer, Yamaha PC 16000 MIDI Controller: D. First

Lisa Moore: With enthusiasm and a little violence (A. Gosfield)
Lightning Singers and Dead Ringers
Cantaloupe Music/2011
piano, sampling keyboard: L. Moore; recorded at Firehouse 12, New Haven, CT, Spring 2010

Tim Brady: from Three Cities in the Life of Dr. Norman Bethune
Scene 1. Montreal
a. prelude: Three Cities: You Must Remember (Pai-Chou-En)
b. Poem: To Pony, Aug. 31, 1935, and letter, Oct. 8, 1935 (N. Bethune
c. Poem: An Immigrant (Dorothy Livesay, Montreal)
d. Incantation 1, letter, Nov. 6, 1935 (N. Bethune)
e. Poem: Depression Suite (Dorothy Livesay, Montreal)
f. Letter: Oct. 8, 1935 (N. Bethune)

Three Cities in the Life of Dr. Norman Bethune
Ambiances Magnetiques/2006
baritone: Michael Donovan; Bradyworks, conductor: Pierre Simard; recorded at Studio 12, Radio-Canada, Montreal, 2005

Annea Lockwood: Passau to Jochenstein
A Sound Map of The Danube
Lovely Music, Ltd./2008
sound sources: Passau -- Ilz (tributary) in the Triftsperre Felsendurchbruch (tunnel used by loggers) 11:50 am, 5/18/02; St Stephen Dam, 9:15 am, 5/20/02; Inn (tributary) 5/20/02; Rainer Moschak, teacher, Breitenberg, 5/17/02; Donaukraftwerk Jochenstein (Dam spillway, 11:55 am 5/20/02

Sylvia Smith: Pacific Sirens (R. Erickson)
The Year Begins to be Ripe
11 West Records--Smith Publications/2008
timpani: S. Smith; bass flute: Lisa Cella; flute, alto flute: Carrie Rose; voice, bowed gongs, cymbals: Lee Hinkle; voices: Bonnie Lander, Megha Jacob, Lisette Abreu; tape of Pacific Ocean sounds: Pescadero Beach, California, 1969