Saturday, February 11, 2012

Martian Gardens for 02/12/2012

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 February 12, 2012

Sylvia Smith: A Flower (John Cage)
The Year Begins to be Ripe
11 West Records/2008
voice: Christie Finn; closed piano: S. Smith

Morton Feldman: Only
Only -- Works for Voice and Instruments
New Albion Records/1996
voice: Joan La Barbara; text: Rainer Maria Rilke

Morton Feldman: Voice, Violin and Piano
Only -- Works for Voice and Instruments
New Albion Records/1996
voice: Joan La Barbara; piano: Ralph Grierson; violin: Roy Malan

Morton Feldman: Piano and String Quartet (excerpt)
Piano and String Quartet
Bridge Records/2011
piano: Vicki Ray; Eclipse Quartet; recorded at Firehouse Recording Studio, Pasadena, 2/08/11

Morton Feldman: Four Songs to e.e. cummings
a. !blac
b. air
c. (sitting in a tree-)
d. moan

Voices and Instruments
Mode Records/2002
The Barton Workshop -- soprano: Claron McFadden; piano: Frank Denyer; cello: John Addison; texts: e.e. cummings; recorded in the Netherlands 1998-2000

Earle Brown: Music for Violin, Cello and Piano
Selected Works 1952-1965
New World Records/2006
violin: Matthew Raimondi; cello: David Soyer; piano: David Tudor

Bang on a Can All-Stars: from Four Player Piano Studies -- Study 2a
(Conlon Nancarrow; arranged for BoaCA-S by Evan Ziporyn)
Big Beautiful Dark and Scary
Cantaloupe Music/2011
recorded at the James L. Dolan Music Recording Studio at New York University, 2010; guitar portion recorded at Omni Parker House, Boston

Freight Elevator Quartet: Mediate
State of the Union 2001 [various artists]
Electronic Music Foundation/2001

Drew Krause: Drain
Capstone Records/2007
McCormick Percussion Ensemble with computer-generated sounds, conductor: Robert McCormick; recorded at the University of South Florida, Tampa, 3/07/02

Luigi Nono: …sofferte onde serene… […suffering quiet waves…]
Como una ola de fuerza y luz
Deutsche Grammophon/1988
piano with prerecorded piano sounds: Maurizio Pollini; recorded at Rai S.p.A. (Italian state radio), Rome, 1977

…sofferte onde serene… is among the Nono pieces scheduled for the Luigi Nono Concert Series in New York City, February 26-28, 2012

JB Floyd: Waves -- The Ebb and Flow
Another Time and Place
Mutable Music/2011
Yamaha Disklavier: JB Floyd

Eduarda Reck Miranda: Requiem Per Una Veu Perduda
[Requiem for a Lost Voice in Catalan]
a. Kyrie
b. Gloria
c. Sanctus Benedictus
d. Agnus Dei

Mother Tongue
for computer and voice; mezzo-soprano: Simone Sahyouni; recorded at The University of Glasgow Electronic Music Studio, 1997

Natasha Barrett: Sub Terra Cycle -- Sub Terra
Bouteilles de Klein
empreintes DIGITALes/2010
electroacoustic work for installation recorded at the composer's studio, Oslo, premiered during the Nurrmusic Festival, Stavanger, Norway, 9/04/08

Kim Cascone:
a. The Bourbaki Conjecture
b. The Gamma Reader

Works 2000-2003 CD-R
Kim Cascone/2003
recorded with Csound, 1997

Salvatore Martirano: Electronic Dance No. 1
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 22 [various artists]
The Composer in the Computer Age V:
A Salvatore Martirano Retrospective 1962-92

Centaur Records/1995
recorded at the San Francisco Tape Music Center, 1962

Raul Lafuret Pereyra: Song for Cave
Anillo en Abril
Goethe Institute of Córdoba/2003
electroacoustic music recorded in Córdoba, Argentina, 2001

Jonty Harrison: Hot Air (excerpt)
Articles Indefinis
empreintes DIGITALes/1996
recorded at Salle Olivier Messiaen — Maison de Radio France, 5/22/95
This excerpt is from the compilation "A Storm of Drones," (Asphodel/1996), now out of print.

Ellen Band/David Lee Myers: Ualen Lagoon (part 3)
Two Ships
Pogus Productions/2005

Artemiy Artemiev & Karda Estra: Equilibrium
Electroshock Records/2002
recorded at Electroshock Studios, Moscow, 2001

Kronos Quartet: Adagio (Samuel Barber)
Released/Unreleased 1985-1995
Nonesuch Records/1995
recorded at Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen Massachusetts, 1987

Somei Satoh: Toward the Night
Toward the Night
New Albion Records/1993
Endless String Ensemble, conductor: Toshiyuki Uzuka; recorded in Yamato City, Japan, 3/31/92

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Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Martian Gardens for 02/05/2012

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 February 5, 2012

Happy 75th birthday Philip Glass! (January 31, 2012)

Philip Glass: Einstein on the Beach
a. Knee 1
b. Knee 3
c. Knee 5

Einstein on the Beach
Philip Glass Ensemble, conductor: Michael Riesman; a. keyboard: M. Riesman; spoken texts: Lucinda Childs, Sheryl Sutton; b. chorus; c. violin: Gregory Fulkerson; keyboard: M. Riesman; women's chorus; spoken text: Jasper McGruder, "Two Lovers"; direction: Robert Wilson; texts: Christopher Knowlton, Lucinda Childs, Samuel M. Johnson; recorded 1993

Philip Glass: Song #7 from Howl Part II
Hydrogen Jukebox
Philip Glass Ensemble, conductor: Martin Goldray; narrator: Allen Ginsberg; baritone: Nathaniel Watson; tenor saxophone: Richard Peck; text: A. Ginsberg; recorded at the Looking Glass Studios, New York City

John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine
The Minimalists
Mode Records/2009
Orkest de Volharding, conductor: Jussi Jaatinen; percussion: Tatiana Koleva; bass clarinet: Fie Schouten; clarinet: Dominique Zwartelé; arr. Anthony Fiumara; recorded at MCO Studios in Hilversum, The Netherlands, April 2009

Meehan/Perkins Duo: Cruising Speed (P. Lansky)
Travel Diary
Bridge Records/2011
percussion: Todd Meehan, Douglas Perkins; recorded in Jones Concert Hall, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, January 2010

Morton Feldman: Piano and String Quartet (excerpt)
Piano and String Quartet
Bridge Records/2011
piano: Vicki Ray; The Eclipse Quartet; recorded at Firhouse Recording Studio, Pasadena, California, 2/08/11

Bang on a Can All-Stars: For Madeline (M. Gordon)
Big Beautiful Dark and Scary
Cantaloupe Music/2011
recorded at James L. Dolan Music Recording Studio, New York University, 2010

John Cage: Seven
The Number Pieces 6
Mode Records/2012
Essential Music -- flute: Janet Axelrod; clarinet: Mark Lieb; violin: Greg Klitzis; viola: Tina Pelikan; cello: Ted Mook; piano: Judith Gordon; percussion: V.J. Gunhuk; directors: John Kennedy and Charles Wood; recorded at SUNY Purchase, 1993-1994

Jin Hi Kim: Dancing in the Deep Blue Sea
Jin Hi Kim's Sound Universe
Living Tones/2009
komungo: JHK; doxophone: Hans Reichel; accordion: Rudiger Carl; recorded in Germany, 1999

Sarah Peebles: Insect Groove
Insect Groove
Cycling '74/2002
electric komungo: Jin Hi Kim; altered electric guitar, Boomerang, Whammy 2, processors; Max software, Sample Cell 1 & 2 editing; Unity DS-1 sampler, shō: S. Peebles

Roxanne Turcotte: Aurore boréale (from Attractions)
empreintes DIGITALes/2011
realized at Productions RTM 2003-2004; presented for François Doyon's "Attractions" installation at the Café of the Monument-National, Montréal, January 2005

Adolfo Nuñez: Ja Epitafio a John Cage
Electroacoustic Music
Adolfo Nuñez/2004
premiered at Círculo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, February 2003

John Melby: Two Stevens Songs
I. A Postcard from the Volcano
II. Domination of Black

International Electroacoustic Music [various artists]
soprano: Phyllis Bryn-Julson; texts: Wallace Stevens; computer music realized at the Digital Computing Laboratory, University of Illinois and converted at the Godfrey Winham Laboratory, Princeton

John Melby: Chor der Waisen
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
composed in 1985 on IBM 4341 computer with MUSIC 360 language for digital sound synthesis

Stuart Saunders Smith: Wind in the Channel
Wind in the Channel
O.O. Discs/1997
tenor recorder, voice, percussion: Julia Whybron

Eleanor Hovda: Boundaries (for four flutes and four double basses)
The Eleanor Hovda Collection
Innova Recordings/2011
Janis Weller, Irene Pruzan, Holly Clemans, Susan Morrissey: flutes; Nancy Bjork, Michael Smith, Noel Chelberg, Greg Hippen: double basses; performed at Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis, March 1989

James Correa: The Italo Calvino Cities I -- The Cities and the Memory
James Correa/2012
live electronics: J. Correa

Ingram Marshall: Postlude -- The Bay
New Albion Records/1991
synthesizers: I. Marshall

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