Saturday, December 10, 2011

Martian Gardens for 12/11/2011

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 December 11, 2011


Elliott Carter: Tintinnabulation
Music of Elliott Carter Volume Eight
Bridge Records/2010
New England Conservatory Percussion Ensemble, conductor: Frank Epstein; recorded at Jordan Hall, Boston, 2/12/09

Elliott Carter: Sound Fields
Music of Elliott Carter Volume Eight
Bridge Records/2010
BBC Symphony Orchestra; conductor: Oliver Knussen; recorded at Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Aldeburgh, England, 6/20/09

Elliott Carter: Quintet for Piano and Strings
Quintets and Voices
Mode Records/2003
The Arditti Quartet; piano: Ursula Oppens; recorded at Recital Hall, SUNY Purchase, 12/07/98

John Cage: Daughters of the Lonesome Isle
Daughters of the Lonesome Isle
New Albion Records/1994
prepared piano: Margaret Leng Tan; recorded at the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York City, December 1993

Ingram Marshall: Introduction
New Albion Records/1991
piano, synthesizer: I. Marshall

Philip Glass: Metamorphosis Two
Solo Piano
piano: P. Glass

Lou Harrison: La Koro Sutro
a. Kunsonoro kaj Gloro
b. Strofo 1
c. Strofo 2
d. Strofo 3
e. Strofo 4
f. Strofo 5
g. Strofo 6
h. Strofo 7
i. Mantro kaj Konsonoro
New Albion Records/1988
The Chorus and Chamber Chorus of the University of California at Berkeley, director: Philip Brett; text: the Heart Sūtra; harp: Karen Gottlieb; organ: Agnes Sauerbeck; American Gamelan -- Don R. Baker, Scott Evans, Gino Robari Forlin, Todd Manley, Peter Thielen; director: William Winant; gamelan builder: William Colvig; technician: Ron Engel; recorded at Hertz Hall, University of California, Berkeley, November 7-8, 1987

Heiner Goebbels: selections from
Landschaft mit Entfernten Verwandten, Part 1: Gertrude Stein texts
a. The Sirens
b. In the 19th Century
c. Well Anyway
d. Did It Really Happen?

Landschaft mit Entfernten Verwandten
ECM Records/2007
voice: David Bennent; baritone: Georg Nigl; Ensemble Modern and Deutscher Kammerchor, conductor: Franck Ollu; texts: G. Stein, "Wars I Have Seen," 1945; recorded live at Théâtre Nanterre-Amandiers, Paris, October, 2004; director: H. Goebbels; tonmeister: Max Federhofer, SWR Baden-Baden

John Young: selections from Ricordiamo Forlì
a. In Piazza Saffi
b. Interlude I
c. Bitter Storm
d. Ancient Tear

empreintes DIGITALes/2007
narrator: Franco Bianchini; text (Ancient Tear): Giosuè Carducci, "Pianto Antico." "Ricordiamo Forlì" was realized in 2005 in the Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre at De Montfort University (Leicester, UK) and premiered on Radio New Zealand’s ConcertFM program, 7/25/06.

Charles Amirkhanian: Church Car, Version 2
Mental Radio
voices: C. Amirkhanian, Anthony J. Gnazzo; recorded at California State University, Hayward, 1980

Pamela Z: 50 (for Charles Amirkhanian)
A Delay is Better
Starkland Records/2004
voice: Pamela Z

Daniel Lentz: You Can't See the Forest...Music
Cold Blue [various artists]
Cold Blue Music/2002 (orig. 1984)
for three speaker-drinkers, three malleted wine glasses, and red wine, cascading echo system; performers: D. Lentz, Garry Eister, Stan Carey

Twisted Tutu: Tea Song (Matthews/Ping/Klucevsek)
Play Nice
O.O. Dics/1999
voice: Jon Smith; gopichan: Eve Beglarian; text: adapted from a Chinese tea package: arr. Eve Beglarian recorded at Baby Monster, New York City

Meredith Monk:
a. Northern Lights 1
b. Northern Lights 2

Facing North
ECM Records/1992
voice, piano, organ, pitch pipe: M. Monk; voice, pitch pipe: Robert Een; recorded at Rainbow Studio, Oslo, April 1992

James Tenney: Beast
Modern American Bass [various artists]
New World Records/2011
bass: Robert Black; recorded at Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, North Andover, Massachusetts; August 2006

James Tenney: Percussion Response (with Ergodos I)
Melody, Ergodicity and Inderterminacy
Mode Records/2007
computer music; percussion: Tobias Liebezeit; recorded in Amsterdam, February 2007

James Tenney: Having Never Written a Note for Percussion
Postal Pieces
New World Records/2004
percussion: Tobias Liebezeit; recorded in the Netherlands, 2003


Sunday, December 4, 2011

Martian Gardens for 12/04/2011

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 December 4, 2011

Christian Wolff: Look She Said (I-V)
Look She Said (Complete Works for Bass)
Mode Records/2002
bass, voice: Robert Black; recorded at Millard Auditorium, Hartt School, University of Hartford; 1/04/00

Joseph Iadone: Sonata for Double Bass and Piano
a. Con moto
b. Adagio
c. Scherzo

Modern American Bass [various composers]
New World Records/2011
bass: Robert Black; piano: John McDonald; recorded at Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, North Andover, Massachusetts, August, 2006

Arthur Kreiger: Dance for Sarah
Electronic Works [Kreiger/Matthews/Tanenbaum]
New World Records - CRI/1982
realized at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center, 1976

Arthur Kreiger: Voyage
Meeting Places
Albany Records/2003
Buchla Synthesizers, electronics; premiered at the WBAI Free Music Store, NYC, 10/10/76

Péter Eötvös: Electrochronicle (Session: June 8, 1974)
Budapest Music Center Records/2002
stereo tape, live session recorded by WDR in 1974; electronics, electric organ: Péter Eötvös; electric organ: Mesias Maiguashca

Roxanne Turcotte: from Musée sonore (Sound Museum)
a. Est-ce que je rêve? (Am I Dreaming?)
b. Télé réalité (Reality TV)

empreintes DIGITALes/2011
realized at Productions RTM, 2003-2004, for François Doyon's installation "Attractions," Café of the Monument-National, Montréal, January 2005

Mark Applebaum: Scipio Wakes Up (and Smells the Coffee)
Intellectual Property
Innova Recordings/2006
for 6 electroacoustic sound-sculptures (the Micro Mice), with electronic drumset, electronic marimba, violin, and bassoon; performance: The Paul Dresher Ensemble; electronic keyboards and sound sculptures: Phil Aaberg, Paul Dresher; violin and sound sculptures: Craig Fry; bassoon and sound sculptures: Paul Hanson; electronic marimba and sound sculptures: Amy Knoles; electronic drumset and sound sculptures: Gene Reffkin; recorded live at the Virginia Museum, Richmond, 4/20/96 and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, 5/31/96

Mark Applebaum: Scipio ReMix
The Janus ReMixes -- Excercises in Auto-Plundering
Innova Recordings/1999
computer processing: Mark Applebaum

Herbert Brün: Wayfaring Sounds
Wayfaring Sounds -- Compositions for Instruments with Tape
Electrnic Music Foundation/1998
recorded at the Siemens Studio for electronic music, Munich, 1962

Emanuel Dimas De Melo Pimenta: Rozart
Digital Music
Mode Records/1990
electronics: E. Pimenta; sourced voice: Enrico Caruso; realized during E. Pimenta's participation on the Loop Committee for a performance of John Cage's Rozart Mix in New York City, 1989

Jorge Antunes: Hombres Tristes...*
Música Electroacústica Brasileira Vol. II [various artists]
Sociedade Brasileira de Música Electroacústica/1999
computers, synthesizer: J. Antunes; recorded at the Laboratorio de informática y electrónica Musical, CDMC, Madrid, summer 1998
*full title: Hombres Tristes Y Sin Titulo Rodeados De Pajaros En Noche Amarilla, Violeta Y Naranja [inspired by Joan Miró]

Eduardo Reck Miranda: Electroacoustic Samba I
Southern Cones -- Music Out of Africa and South America
Electronic Music Foundation/2002
realized in at the University of York, 1990

Drew Krause: Lounge Hell
Innova Recordings/2007
realized in 2001, mastered at Legacy Sound, New Rochelle, September 2005

Barbara Held: The Well
Power and Responsibility: Converted to Streaming Between Machines
Leonardo Music Journal Volume 9 [various artists]
Electronic Music Foundation/2000

Richard Teitelbaum: Blends
New Albion Records/2002
shakuhachi: Katsuya Yokoyama; Micromoog and Polymoog synthesizers: R. Teitelbaum; tabla and percussion: Trilok Gurtu; recorded at A&R Studios, New York City, 1983

Richard Teitelbaum: Golem I
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 2 [various artists]
iEAR Studios at Rensselear Polytechnic Institute
Centaur Records/1988
computer music performance system: R. Teitelbaum; realized 1987