Saturday, February 25, 2012

Martian Gardens for 02/26/2012

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Amherst, Mass. 01003
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Host: Max Shea
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Program for February 26, 2012

Harry Partch: July 25 -- Blue Ox Lodge, Seattle, Washington
Bitter Music
Bridge Records/2011
narrator: John Schneider; piano: Richard Valitutto; recorded at Second Story Studios, Venice, California, 2010

Harry Partch:
a. Letter from Hobo Pablo
b. Three Intrusions--
i. The Rose (Ella Young)
ii. The Crane (Tsurayaki)
iii. The Waterfall (Ella Young)

John Schneider/Just Guitars
Bridge Records/2003
a. intoning voice, adapted guitar I: John Schneider; kithara: Rebekah Raff; b. voice, adapted guitar II: John Schneider; diamond marimba: Gene Sterling; recorded in Los Angeles, 1997

Lou Harrison: Varied Trio
I. Gending
II. Bowl Bells
III. Elegy
IV. Rondeau in Honor of Fragonard
V. Dance

La Koro Sutro
New Albion Records/1988
violin: David Abel; piano: Julie Steinberg; percussion: William Winant; recorded at Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley, November 1987

Bang on a Can All-Stars: Angkat (Evan Ziporyn)
Big Beautiful Dark and Scary
Cantaloupe Music/2011
from "Music from Shadowbang"
recorded at the James L. Dolan Music Recording Studio, New York University, 2010

Noah Creshevsky: Tomomi Adachi Redux II
Rounded with a Sleep
Pogus Productions/2012
Synchronism for vibraphone and playback; voice: Tomomi Adachi

Noah Creshevsky: Free Speech
To Know and Not to Know
based on vocal samples derived from "Any Questions" by Chris Mann; clarinet samples: Al Margolis; trombone samples: Monique Buzzarte

James Mobberley: Strap on your Lobster (from Icarus Wept)
Music of James Mobberley
trumpet: Keith Benjamin; fixed media: J. Mobberley

Dr. Ox: GFP-Fusion
Dr. Ox
Cycling '74/2008
cello: Tanja Orning; computer: Natasha Barrett; recorded at NoTAM (Norwegian Center for Technology in Music), Oslo

Gerard Pape: Movements III & IV (from Ascension au Purgatoire)
Ascension to Purgatory
Mode Records/2006
percussion: Roland Auzet; Stochos computer program programming: Sinan Bokesoy; CCMIX assistant: Stefan Tiedje; recorded live in Paris at the Rencontres Festival of CCMIX

John Cage/David Tudor/Takehisa Kosugi: Five Stone Wind (excerpt)
Music for Merce Cunningham
Mode Records/1991
live electronics: D. Tudor; amplifed violin, live electronics, bamboo flute: T. Kosugi; clay pots, tapes: Michael Pugliese; recorded in Washington, D.C., 1989

Natasha Barrett: In the Rain (from Three Fictions -- Northern Mix)
empreintes DIGITALes/2001
realized at the Charybde Studio of the International Institute of Electroacuostic Music at Bourges, premiered at the Synthèse experimental music festival, Bourges, 2000, remixed at the composer's studio, 2000

Leo Küpper: Paroles sur Langue
Digital Voices
Pogus Productions/2012
bass baritone: Nicholas Isherwood; electronics, processing; recorded at the Studio de Recherches, Brussels

O+A: Mass MoCA -- Harmonic Bridge
Music Works 97 [various artists]
MusicWorks Magazine/2007
installation by Sam Auigner and Bruce Odland (1998)on the Route 2 overpass, North Adams, Massachusetts

Charlie Morrow: Windsong
XI Records/2011
recorded in Morrow's interactive arctic sound storeroom created for curator Stephan Andreae's "Arktis-Antarktis," at Kunst-und Ausstellungshalle, Bonn, Germany

Noto: Crystal.s2
Microscopic Sound [various artists]
oscillators, tone generators: Carsten Nicolai (aka. Alvo Noto)

John Bischoff: Sidewalk Chatter
Audio Combine
New World Records/2012
crackle box, computer processing: John Bischoff; recorded at Littlefield Concert Hall, Mills College, Oakland

PGR: Cage
The Morning Book of Serpents
Silent Records/1995
electronics: Kim Cascone; recorded at the American Industrial Center, San Francisco, 1991

Maggi Payne: Resonant Places
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 17 [various artists]
Music from the Center for Contemporary Music at Mills College
Centaur Records/1994

Leslie Stuck: Soothing the Enemy
Cycling '74/2003
recorded for Alonzo King's Lines Contemporary Ballet, San Francisco

Richard Maxfield: Pastoral Symphony
The Oak of the Golden Dreams (Maxfield/Budd)
New World Records/1999
originally from Maxfield's "Electronic Music" LP, Odyssey/1969

Mel Powell: Second Electronic Setting
Music for Electronic and Older Instruments [various artists]

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