Saturday, November 19, 2011

Martian Gardens for 11/20/2011

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 November 20, 2011

Tom Waits: November
The Black Rider
Island Records/1993
piano, banjo, vocal, lyrics: T. Waits; accordion: Greg Cohen; saw: Don Neely

Haydée Schvartz: An Tasten (A Piano Study)[M. Kagel]
New Piano Music from Europe and The Americas
Mode Records/1993
piano: H. Schvartz; recorded at Slee Hall, SUNY Buffalo, January 1992

David Lang: Cello (in memory of Anna Cholakian)
This Was Written by Hand
Cantaloupe Music/2011
piano: D. Lang; recorded at the Royal College of Music, London, January 2011

Anna Thorvoldsdottir: Hidden -- Rain
Innova Recordings/2011
percussionist on grand piano: Justin DeHart; recorded at Warren Music Studios, San Diego

Lisa Moore: Languid and Layered [A. Gosfield]
Lightning Slingers and Dead Ringers
Cantaloupe Music/2011
piano, sampling keyboard: Lisa Moore; recorded at Firehouse 12, New Haven, spring 2010

Stuart Saunders Smith: Links No. 2
The Links Series of Vibraphone Essays
New World Records/2009
vibraphone: Steven Sehlman; recorded at Studio 508, University of Baltimore County, May 2008

Daria Semegen: Vignette
Stony Brook Soundings Volume 2 [various artists]
Bridge Records/2010
piano: Cathy Callis; recorded at Springer Hall, CUNY Staten Island, July 1999

Daria Semegen: Spectra (Electronic Composition No. 2)
Satan's Sermon and Other Electronic Fantasies [various artists]
New World Records - CRI/1980
realized at the Electronic Music Studio, SUNY Stony Brook

Ursula Mamlok: Kontraste
a. Humoresque
b. Largo e mesto

Volume 3
Bridge Records/2011
oboe: Heinz Holliger; harp: Ursula Holliger; recorded at Deutschlandfunk Köln Kammermusikaal

Meredith Monk: Autumn Variation
Songs of Ascension
ECM Records/2011
Todd Reynolds String Quartet; alto saxophone: Bohdan Hilash; percussion: John Hollenbeck; recorded at the Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC, November 2009

Meredith Monk: Do You Be
voice, organ: M. Monk; recorded at Schaubuhne am Hallesches Ufer, Berlin, July 1980

Meredith Monk: Mapping
Songs of Ascension
ECM Records/2011
voices: M. Monk, Ching Gonzalez; percussion: John Hollenbeck; recorded at the Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC, November 2009

Joan La Barbara: Autumn Signal
Voice is the Original Instrument -- Early Works
Lovely Music, Ltd./2003
voice, Buchla synthesizer: Joan La Barbara; premiered at Metamusik Festival, Berlin, 10/22/78

Elainie Lillios: Threads
Entre Espaces [Between Spaces]
empreintes DIGITALes/2011
realized at the Electroacoustic Studios of The University of Birmingham, UK; premiered at the 19th EuCuE concert series at Oscar Peterson Concert Hall, Concordia University in Montréal, 11/13/98

Roxanne Turcotte: Moteur, on tourne![from Musée sonore]
Désordres DVD
empreintes DIGITALes/2011
realized at the composer's studio for François Doyon's installation "Attractions," presented at Café of the Monument-National, Montréal, January 2005

Alvin Lucier: Sferics
Sferics and Music for Solo Performer
Lovely Music, Ltd./2010
radio signals for composition recorded at Church Park, Colorado, 8/27/81

David Dunn: The Sound of Light in Trees [excerpt]
The Sound of Light in Trees
Earth Ear/2006
sound frequencies for composition recorded inside pinyon pine trees, New Mexico, 2005

John Cage: Cartridge Music/11 Instruments
a CAGE of saxophones -- The Works For Saxophone Volumes 3 & 4
Mode Records/2010
intersax -- soprano saxophone, artistic director: Ulrich Krieger, alto saxophone: Martin Losert, tenor saxophone: Tobias Rüger, baritone saxophone: Reimar Volker; guests -- violin: Burkhard Schlothauer; viola: Johannes Platz; cello: Ulrich Maiß; contrabass: Alexander Frangenheim; piano: Michael Iber; accordion: Gerhard Scherer; percussion: Andreas Peters; recorded at several locations, mastered at the π-Farm, 2004

François Bayle: Staccato (from Sept Preludes)
Camera Obscura and Espaces Inhabitables
recorded at Groupe de Recherches Musicales, Paris, 1976, revised 2000

Mel Powell: Events for Tape Recorder
Music for Electronic & Older Instruments [Luening/Ussachevsky/Powell]
New World Records - CRI/1968
actors: Mildred Dunnock, Lee Bowman, Martha Scott; text: Hart Crane, "Legend" recorded 1963

Mel Powell: Immobiles (for chamber ensemble with tape)
New World Records/2003
California EAR Unit -- cello: Erika Duke-Kirkpatrick, violin: Robin Lorentz, flute: Dorothy Stone, piano: Vicki Ray, clarinet: Marty Walker, percussion: Amy Knoles; recorded at O'Henry Sound Studios, Burbank, California, December 2001

Tom Hamilton: Fatehpur (excerpt)
Pieces for Kohn/Formal & Informal Music
Kvist Records/2009
electronics: Tom Hamilton; recorded at Professional Artist Recordings, St. Louis, 1975


Sunday, November 13, 2011

Martian Gardens for 11/13/2011

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 November 13, 2011

David Lang: Cage (In Memory of John Cage) [from Memory Pieces]
This Was Written by Hand
Cantaloupe Music/2011
piano: Andrew Zolinsky; recorded at the Royal College of Music, London, January 2011

Alexander Berne & The Abandoned Orchestra: Flicker IV
Flickers of Mime -- The Death of Memes
Innova Recordings/2011

Anna Thorvaldsdottir: Hrím
Innova Recordings/2011
The CAPUT Ensemble, conductor: Snorri Sigfús Birgisson; recorded at Guðriðarkirkja, Reykjavik

Morton Feldman: Intersection I [1951]
Mode Records/2011
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchrestra, conductor: Brad Lubman; recorded at Great Hall, Haus es Rundfunks, Berlin, November 2010

Colin McPhee: Nocturne [1958]
New World Records - CRI/1965
Hessian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor: David Van Vactor

Pierre Alexandere Tremblay: Ces énigmes lumineuses
Quelques reflets
empreintes DIGITALes/2011
realized at the studio of Miso Music Portugal, Lisbon; premiered at the Musica Viva Festival, Instituto Franco-Português, Lisbon, 9/23/10

Davíð Brynjar Franzson: The Principals of Order
A Guide for the Dead through the Underworld
Carrier Records - Deutschlandradio Kultur /2011
performed by Ensemble Adaptor

Charles Dodge: The Story of Our Lives [1973-1974]
I. We are reading the story of our lives (a)
II. We are reading the story of our lives (b)
III. This morning I woke and believed
IV. Before you woke
V. If only there were a perfect moment in the book
VI. The day goes on
VII. The book will not survive

Synthesized Voices
New World Records - CRI/1976
voice synthesis and text: C. Dodge; realized at the Columbia University Center for Computing Activities and Nevis Laboratories, Columbia University

Marco Capelli & Sintax Error: from In the Shadow of No Towers
a. TV News
b. Burning Tower I
c. Burning Tower II
d. Burning Tower III
e. Burning Tower IV
f. Finale

In the Shadow of No Towers DVD
Mode Records/2011
narration: John Turturro; storyboard: Art Spiegelman; concept: M. Capelli; Sintax Error -- guitars, music box, live electronics: M. Capelli; keyboards, live electronics: Daniele Ledda; drums, percussion: Roberto Pelligrini; recorded at Musicisi Associati, Naples (2008); Harvestworks, New York City (2011)

Eve Beglarian: Landscaping for Privacy
Tell the Birds
New World Records/2006
voice, electronics: Eve Beglarian

Paul Burnell: Orange Juice
Deep Wireless 4 - Radio Art Compilation [various artists]
New Adventures in Sound Art/2007

Mendi + Keith Obadike: Rodeo Red
Mendi + Keith Obadike present Crosstalk [various artists]
Bridge Records/2009

Charles Amhirkhanian: Hypothetical Moments
Mental Radio
New World Records - CRI/1985
voice, ocarina, bells: C. Amhirkhanian; harpsichord (samples): Dennis Russell-Davies; recorded at New Wilderness Foundation, NYC, October 1981

John Giorno: Give It to Me, Baby
10+12:12 American Text Sound Pieces [various artists]
Other Minds/2003 [orig. 1975]
voice: Victoria Smitters; recorded at Giorno's studio, NYC (1967), Moog synthesizer processing: Robert Moog, Trumansberg, NY (1967)

Erik Belgum: Dick Tracy All Over His Body
The Aerial #4 - A Journal in Sound [various artists]

Beth Anderson:
a. Yes Sir Ree
b. I Can't Stand It

Peachy Keen-O
Pogus Productions/2003
voice, texts: B. Anderson; percussion (a): Michael Blair; percussion (b): Wharton Tiers

David Behrman: Statement Against the War
My Dear Siegfried
XI Records/2005
voice: Thomas Buckner; trumbone: Peter Zummo; keyboards, electronics:
D. Behrman; engineering, special effects: Tom Hamilton

David Felder: November Sky
Music of David Felder
Bridge Records/1995
flute: Rachel Rudich; computer sounds realized at SUNY Buffalo; recorded at UC San Diego