Saturday, December 17, 2011

Martian Gardens for 12/18/2011

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Amherst, Mass. 01003
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Sundays 21:00--24:00 EDT
Host: Max Shea
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Program for December 18, 2011

Barry Vercoe: Synthesism
Computer Music [Randall/Vercoe/Dodge]
realized at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center

Barry Vercoe: Synapse for Viola and Computer
Computer Works [Winham/Vercoe/Hoffman/Gressel]
viola: Marcus Thompson; realized at the M.I.T. Experimental Electronic Music Studio

Frances White: A veil barely seen
Centre Bridge -- Electroacoustic Works
Mode Records/2007
viola: Liuh-Wen; electroacoustics: F. White

Charles Dodge: Any Resemblance is Purely Coincidental
Any Resemblance is Purely Coincidental
New Albion Records/1992
tenor: Enrico Caruso (sourced from Ruggerio Leoncavallo's "I Pagliacci," aria: "Vesti la Giuba"); piano: Alan Feinberg

ZNR: Seynette
Barricade 3
ReR Megacorp/1994 (orig. 1977)
synthesizer, voice: Hector Zazou; piano: Joseph Racaille; violin: Gilly Bell; bass clarinet: Patrick Portella; flute: David Rueff; tenor saxophone: Andre Jaume; recorded at Gilly Bell's studio, Ventabren (Bouches-du-Rhône), France, January 1976

Hervé Zénouda: Reflets Fauves
Demain, dès l'aube...
Trace Label/2002
electric guitar: Thomas Petit; piano, percussion, electronics: H. Zénouda; recorded at Sudio de la Rotonde, Châtenay-Malabry, France

Arie Shapira: Ex Machina
Different Compositions 1967-2003
Arie Shapira/2004
guitar: Ruben Serussi; electronic tape: Arie Shapira; recorded in Israel

Elainie Lillios: Listening Beyond...
Entre espaces (Between Spaces)
empreintes DIGITALes/2011
realized at the Electroacoustic Studio of the Center for Computation & Technology, Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, 2007; premiered at the High Voltage concert in the Recital Hall at Louisiana State University, 12/03/07

Sarah Peebles: Nocturnal Premonitions
Music from Nature [various artists]
Terra Nova/1997

Eduardo Reck Miranda: Le Jardin de Jérôme,
Mother Tongue
composed and recored at the Bourges Institute of Electroacoustic Music Studio, France, 2001

James Corrêa: O jardim dos caminhos que se bifurcam
Plural [Corrêa & Miranda]
classical guitar, electronics: J. Corrêa; recorded at the Dreher Studio, Porto Alegre, Brazil, 2002

Adolfo Núñez: Jurel
Electroacoustic Music CD-R
Adolfo Núñez/2004
musique concrete sourced from flamenco performances; recorded at the studio of Groupe de Musique Experimentale de Bourges, France, 1993

Alfredo Lagos/Giovanni Venosta/Massimo Mariani: Estudio sobre el ritmo
ReR Megacorp/1999
Spanish guitar: A. Lagos; treatments, engineering: G. Venosta, M. Mariani; recorded at FX Studio, Milan, July 1997

Marco Capelli and Sintax Error: Selections from
In the Shadow of No Towers
a. The Flag
b. Maus 1
c. Maus 2

In the Shadow of No Towers DVD
Mode Records/2011
narrator: John Turturro; storyboard: Art Spiegelman; recorded at Musicisti Associati, Naples, 2008 and Harvestworks, New York City, 2011

Heiner Goebbels: Selections from
Landschaft mit Entfernten Verwandten, Part 2: Gertrude Stein texts
a. Just Like That
b. On the Road
c. And We Said Goodbye
d. On the Radio
e. Different Nations
f. Out Where the West Begins*/Train Travelling

Landschaft mit Entfernten Verwandten [Landscape with Distant Relatives]
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; SWR Baden-Baden
*music and lyrics: Arthur Chapman (1917)

Little Bang Theory: Dmitri Rides Again
Toy Suites and Themes
toys, whistling: F. Pahl; toys, voice: Terri Sarris; toys, drums: Dough Shimmin

Tom Waits: Russian Dance
The Black Rider
Island Records/1993
Emax strings: Tom Waits; cello: Matt Brubeck; viola: Linda Deluca; bass: Bill Douglas; boots: Kathleen Brennan, Clive Butters, Tom Waits, Francis Thumm, Joe Marquez; recorded at Prairie Sun Recording Studios, Cotati, California

Tom Waits: Poor Little Lamb
Orphans -- Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards
performed by Tom Waits (voice, accordion); originally appearing in the 1987 motion picture "Ironweed"

Frank Pahl: The Mid-Century Modern Waltz
Music for Architecture
upright Vose piano, various noise-making objects: F. Pahl

Morton Subotnick: Return -- A Triumph of Reason, part I
a. Beginning of the Universe
b. Earth, the beginning of our solar system
c. Descending Dance
d. Chord dance: Dance of Destruction
e. 12 b.c.
f. Comet
g. Giotto
h. 1862--Halley
i. CODA--return
j. D Major

The Key to Songs
New Albion Records/1986
Yamaha Computer Assisted Music Systems: M. Subotnick; recorded at the Enterprise, Burbank, California

Trevor Wishart: Anticredos (excerpt)
Red Bird/Anticredos
Electronic Music Foundation/2000
performed by Songcircle, director: Gregory Rose; recorded in the Music Center, University of East Anglia, Norwich, March/April, 1982