Sunday, January 15, 2012

Martian Gardens for 01/15/2012

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Program for January 15, 2012

Noah Creshevsky: Novella
Mutable Music/2003

Bang On A Can All-Stars: Sunray (D. Lang)
Big Beautiful Dark and Scary
Cantaloupe Music/2011
cello: Ashley Bathgate; bass: Robert Black; piano: Vicky Chow; percussion: David Cossin; guitar: Mark Stewart; reeds: Evan Ziporyn; recorded at James L. Dolan Music Recording Studio, New York University, 2010

Marco Oppedisano: Kickstart
Mechanical Uprising
OKS Recordings of North America/2010
guitars: M. Oppedisano

David Hahn: Charon Crosses the Styx
Your Time Is Up
David Hahn/2007
guitars: D. Hahn

Luciano Berio: O King
The Great Works for Voice
Mode Records/1995
Musician's Accord -- soprano: Christine Schadeberg; flute: Katherine Flanders Mukerji; clarinet: Sheldon Berkowitz; violin: Marshall Coid; cello: Ted Mook; piano: Margaret Kampmeier; conductor: Hayes Biggs; recorded at Sheppard Hall, City College of New York, 4/03/95

David Baker: Now That He is Safely Dead
Videmus -- Works by Anderson, Baker, Fox Wilson
New World Records/1992
Videmus chamber group; tenor: Willie Brown; director: Vivian Taylor; song from "Through This Vale of Tears" cycle; text: Carl Hines, "Now That He is Safely Dead"; recorded at the African American Meeting House, Boston, November 1991

Lou Harrison: Threnody
Rhymes with Silver
New Albion Records/2000
cello: Joan Jeanrenaud; violin: David Abel; viola: Benjamin Simon; piano: Julie Steinberg; percussion, vibraphone: William Winant; recorded at Fantasy Recordings; Berkeley, June 2000

Ingram Marshall: Entrada (At the River)
New Albion Records/1996
amplified strings: The Maia Quartet; recorded at SUNY Purchase, February 1996

James Corrêa: When I drift into my thoughts
Plural (Miranda/Corrêa)
recorded at the composer's studio in Rochester, New York, 1999, using Eduardo Reck Miranda's Chaosynth software

Brian Eno: Julie with...
Before and After Science
EG/1987 (orig. 1977)

Brian Eno: Emerald and Stone
Small Craft on a Milk Sea
Warp Records/2010

Ned Bouhalassa: from mOrpheus
a. Orpheus' First Dream
b. Orpheus Wakes Up

empreintes DIGITALes/2008
sounds recorded in Québec and Berlin, realized at the composer's studio in Montréal, premiered at Elektra, Usine C, Montréal, 11/15/03

Philip Mantione: Depth of Field
Depth of Field
Scattered Music/2012
based on field recordings of "hoot" owls, Riverside, California, 3:00 a.m. 11/21/11

Alvin Lucier: Vespers (excerpt)
Vespers and Other Early Works
New World Records/2002
recorded in 1969 with the Environ-Ears Recording System designed by Listening Incorporated, Arlington, Mass.

David Dunn: Chaos and the Emergent Mind of the Pond (edit)
Earth Ear Radio Volume 2 -- Winter 2002 [various artists]

Gen Ken Montgomery: Bath Drain
XI Records/2002

Rain Forest Pygmies: Honey-Gathering Song (field recording)
Music of the Rain Forest Pygmies of the North East Congo
recorded in the Ituri rainforest by Colin M. Turnbull, 1961

Trevor Wishart: Red Bird -- A Political Prisoner's Dream IV (excerpt)
Red Bird/Anticredos
Electronic Music Foundation/2000
recorded at York University, 1970s

Morton Subotnick: Until Spring -- Revisited
Electronic Works Vol. 3
Mode Records/2011
live electronics: M. Subotnick; live electronics, glass harp: Miguel Frasconi; recorded live at Recombinant Media Labs, San Francisco, 4/06/07; original composition: 1975

Maggi Payne: Glassy Metals
Arctic Winds
Innova Recordings/2010

Bun-Ching Lam: ...Like Water (1st 1/2)
Heidelberg Concerts
Mutable Music/2011
violin: Jeanne-Marie Conquer; piano: Dimitri Vassilakis; percussion: Gilles Durot; recorded at the Völkerkunde Museum, Heidelberg, Germany

Tod Machover: ...but not simpler...
...but not simpler...
Bridge Records/2011
iO Quartet; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, 12/23/09

Bun-Ching Lam: ...Like Water (further excerpt)
Heidelberg Concerts
Mutable Music/2011
violin: Jeanne-Marie Conquer; piano: Dimitri Vassilakis; percussion: Gilles Durot; recorded at the Völkerkunde Museum, Heidelberg, Germany