Sunday, August 19, 2012

Martian Gardens for August 19, 2012

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Host: Max Shea
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Program for August 19, 2012


Robert Normandeau: Puzzle
empreintes DIGITALes/2009
electroacoustic music: Robert Normandeau; recorded at the composer's studio, Montreal; premiered at Open Space, Victoria, BC, October 9, 2003

Roger Doyle: The Ninth Set (Sector 4)
Cultures Electroniques -- Bourges 2007 [various artists]
Prix Trivium et Magisterium IMEB Festival 
Mnémosyne Musique Media/2007
electroacoustic music: Roger Doyle (sounds derived from the innards of an upright piano), fourth of five parts

Karl Korte: Meeting the Enemy
Extensions -- A retrospective of electro-acoustic compositions 
Centaur Records/1998
electroacoustic music: Karl Korte (sounds derived from stock recordings of children's laughter, sporting events, and military drills); recorded at the Recording Studios of the University of Texas at Austin, 1995

Arthur Krieger: Joining Hands
Music from SEAMUS, Volume 17
electronic sound: Arthur Krieger; percussion: Michael Lipsey; realized at the Cummings Electronic and Digital Studio of Connecticut College, December 2001

Ingram Marshall: Fog Tropes
Fog Tropes
New Albion Records/1988
trumpets: Jim Miller, Tim Wilson; trombones: Mack Kenley, Don Kenelly; French horns: William Klingelhofer, Brian McCarty, conductor: John Adams; fog horns and ambient sounds recorded around San Francisco Bay; ensemble recorded at Tres Virgos Studio, San Rafael, California, 1982

Alvin Curran: Songs and Views from the Magnetic Garden I & II (excerpts)
Solo Works -- The '70s
New World Records/2010
for flugelhorn, kalimba, synthesizer, and ambient sounds recorded in Rome; assembled, performed, recorded, and mixed in 1974 by Alvin Curran in his studio-loft, via dell'Orso 28, Rome

Chaya Czernowin: Second vocal entrance (from Shu Hai in an orchestral setting)
Shu Hai Practices Javelin
Mode Records/2002
voice: Ute Wasserman; Basel Sinfonietta; conductor: Johannes Kalitzke; live electronics: Experimental Studio of Heinrich Strobel Foundation SWR, director: Andre Richard; recorded at Dempfcentrale, Bern, Switzerland, during the Biennale Bern, 2001

Jean Kopperud: Amgydala,  parts 3-5 [Steven Ricks]
Extreme Measures
Albany Records/2010
clarinet: Jean Kopperud; piano: Stephen Gosling; electronics: Steven Ricks; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, February, 2009

Robert Carl: Collapsible Mandala (excerpt)
From Japan
New World Records/2012
source material recorded by Robert Carl throughout Japan, 2007

John Cage: from Works of Calder
II. Film soundtrack with narration
III. Film soundtrack with percussion
The Works for Piano 4
Mode Records/2002
II. narrator: Burgess Meredith; III. percussion and tape collage: John Cage; recorded for film Works of Calder, directed by Herbert Matter (1950)

John Cage: Three Seconds on Zen Buddhism (from 19 Questions)
From Zero
Mode Records/2004 (orig. 1995)
voice, stopwatch: John Cage; director: Frank Scheffer

John Cage and David Tudor:  from Indeterminacy 
a. Story #83 (concerning D.T. Suzuki's lectures at Columbia University)
b. Story #84 (concerning D.T. Suzuki's response to a question on Meister Eckhart)
Smithsonian Folkways/1992 (orig. 1959)
stories, readings: John Cage; electronics, piano: David Tudor

Joan La Barbara: from Songbooks --
a. Solo for Voice 49 -- Song with electronics
b. Solo for Voice 52 -- Aria No. 2
Singing Through -- Vocal compositions by John Cage
New Albion Records/1990
a. text:  Henry David Thoreau; b.texts: John Cage, Eric Satie,  Thoreau

If, Bwana: Cicada #1 -- EHG Version 
Mutable Music/2010
voice: Lisa Barnard Kelley; trombone: Monique Buzzarté; synthesizers: Tom Hamilton; flute: Jacqueline Martelle; computer: Al Margolis; original performance at the Emily Harvey Gallery, New York City, September 18, 2008

Tom Hamilton: World Trade Center
Off-Hour Wait State -- Some Music About the Subway
O.O. Discs/1996
voice: Thomas Buckner; The System: alto saxophone: Roscoe Mitchell; shakuhachi: Ralph Samuelson; trombone: Peter Zummo; percussion: Jonathan Haas; electronic environment: Tom Hamilton; recorded at numerous studios throughout New York City, 1995

Jin Hi Kim and Gerry Hemingway: Windtails
Auricle Records/2010
komungos: Jin Hi Kim; percussion: Gerry Hemingway; recorded in Shutesbury, Massachusetts, August 18, 2009

David Dunn: Simulation 1 -- Sonic Mirror
Four Electroacoustic Compositions
Pogus Productions/2002
electronics and computers: David Dunn

Adrian Moore: 3Pieces -- Violin
empreintes DIGITALes/2011 
electroacoustic music: Adrian Moore; violin: Peter Cropper; realized at the composer's studio, Sheffield, 2006-2007; premiered at Crossing Continents, Firth Hall, University of Sheffield, March 20, 2007

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