Sunday, November 27, 2011

Martian Gardens for 11/27/2011

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Host: Max Shea
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Program for November 27, 2011

Lou Harrison: Palace Music (from Suite for National Steel Guitar)
Por Gitaro
Mode Records/2008
National Steel guitar: John Schneider; recorded at Harrison House, Joshua Tree, California 7/15/04

John Schneider/Just Strings: Three Intrusions [H. Partch]
I. The Rose
II. The Crane
III. The Waterfall

Just Guitars
Bridge Records/2003
Adapted Guitar, voice: John Schneider; Diamond Marimba: Gene Sterling; texts: Ella Young (I, III), Tsurayuki (II)

Orlando Jacinto Garcia: Timbres Artificiales
Fragments of the Past
New Albion Records/2004
guitar: Jaime Marquez; recorded at Mahler Sound, Miami, Florida, April 2003

Dan Joseph: Wind Patterns
Tonalization (for the Afterlife)
Mutable Music/2011
hammer dulcimer: Dan Joseph; flute: Leah Paul; recorded at Spin Studios, Long Island City; July 2010

Martin Bresnick:
a. Farandula de Politicos -- Contra el Bien General
b. Farandula de Populacho

Caprichos Enfáticos
Cantaloupe Music/2011
piano: Lisa Moore; percussion: Sō Percussion; recorded at Sprague Memorial Hall, New Haven, 4/02/09

Larry Polansky: Rue Plats (Resting Place) (for Ben Johnston)
The World's Longest Melody
New World Records/2010
guitars: Toon Callier; harp: Jutta Troch; live guitar tuning, percussion: Jeroen Stevens; voice: W. Victor; text, melody: Morris Rosenfeld

Mario Verandi: Figuras Flamencas
Orillas Distantes/Distant Shores
Electronic Music Foundation/2001
text: Federico Garcia Lorca, "Bodas de Sangre" (Blood Wedding); produced at the Electronic Music Studios, University of Birmingham, UK, 1995

Peter Zummo: Fresh Batteries
Experimenting with Household Chemicals
XI Records/1995
trombone, voice: Peter Zummo; amplified cello, keyboard bass, voice: Arthur Russell; marimba, voice: Bill Ruyle; recorded at various locations 1987-1991

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

Piero Milesi: Avanti La Tre
Within Himself
Cuneiform Records/2000
programming, keyboards: P. Milesi; sound effects, video: Luca Scarzella; recorded at Deffenu Recording Studio, Milan, 1991

Noah Creshevsky: Götterdämmerung
The Twilight of the Gods
Tzadik Records/2010
vocals, trumpet: Susan Watts, clarinet, alto sax: Alex Kontorovich; violin, vocals: Amy Zakar; bass, vocals: Heather Chriscaden Versace; tenor sax, alto sax: Audrey Betsy Welber; trumpet: Ben Holmes; piano: Adrian Banner; drums: Gregg Mervine; samples: The Klez Dispensers

Eduardo Reck Miranda: Electroacoustic Samba X
Desde El Otro Lado -- Electroacoustic from Latin America (various artists)
O.O. Discs/1998

Iannis Xenakis: Hibiki Hana Ma (excerpt)
Electronic Works 2
Mode Records/2008
premiered in 1970 at the Osaka World's Fair for the Federation of Iron and Steel Companies' pavilion

Pierre Alexandre Tremblay: Les trois petits c… (A Woman in Berlin)
Quelques Reflets
empreintes DIGITALes/2011
realized in 2010 at the Métamorphoses d’Orphée studio in Ohain (Belgium) and at the composer’s studio and premiered on May 25, 2011; premiered at Trois visages des musiques électroacoustiques: musique électroacoustique et videomusique, Espace Senghor, Brussels

Ragnar Grippe: Musique Douze
International Electronic Music (various artists)
New World Records - CRI/1976
realized at Electronmusikstudion (EMS), Stockholm, 1975

Lisa Moore: Machine-like, but with some groove (A. Gosfield)
Lightning Slingers and Dead Ringers
Cantaloupe Music/2011
piano, sampling keyboard: Lisa Moore; recorded at Firehouse 12, New Haven, spring 2010

Frank Pahl: Columbus on Guadeloupe
Transforms -- The Nerve Events Project (various artists)
Cuneiform Records/1993

Ingram Marshall: Gradual Requiem, Part 3
Fog Tropes
New Albion Records/1988 (orig. 1984)
mandolin: Foster Reed; voice, piano, Serge Modular synthesizer: I. Marshall; recorded at Möbius Studio, San Francisco

Otto Luening: Synthesis for Orchestra and Electronic Sound
Music of Riegger, McPhee & Luening
New World Records - CRI/1965
Hessian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor: David Van Vactor; electronics realized on the RCA synthesizer, synchronized at the Columbia - Princeton Electronic Music Center (1960)

Salvatore Martirano: Sampler -- Everything Goes When the Whistle Blows
a. Goes
b. Bnkquan 3
c. Drm 18.3
d. Add 1
e. Whistle, Train, Harpbird
f. BS 2Bak
g. End 1 Go

CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 3 [various artists]
Experimental Music Studios and Computer Music Project at
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Centaur Records/1989
yahaSALmaMAC MIDI orchestra: S. Martirano; Zeta violin: Dorothy Martirano; recorded at the University of Illinois School of Music, 1989