Saturday, March 17, 2012

Martian Gardens for 03/18/2012

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 March 18, 2012

Tim Brady: Roche Noire (Chronique Irlandais) [René Lussier]
Imaginary Guitars
Justin Time/1995
electric guitar: Tim Brady; electric bass, tapes: René Lussier; percussion: Pierre Tanguay; tapes, soundscapes: Claude Beaugrand; commentary: Grace Adaline Bamford-Brady, Frank Patrick Brady; "When Irish Eyes are Smiling" sung by the Right Honorable Brian Mulroney; recorded at Studio 270, Outremont, Quebec, 1992

John Cage: Roaratorio -- An Irish Circus on Finnegan's Wake (Part Two)
Roaratorio; Laughtears
Mode Records/2002
singer: Joe Heaney; Uillean pipes: Seamus Ennis; fiddle: Paddy Glackin;
flute: Matt Molloy; bodhran: Peadher Mercier, Mell Mercier; voice, 62-track tape: J. Cage; text: James Joyce; premiered 10/22/79, West German Radio, Cologne

Charlie Morrow: A Future Harvest -- Vocalise
XI Records/2011
vocals: Pan Morigan; percussion: Glen Velez; recorded at WDR, Cologne

Alvin Curran/Malcolm Goldstein:
a. Program Introduction
b. From Center of Rainbow, Sounding

Maritime Rites
New World Records/2004
violin/violin composition: M. Goldstein; field recordings/sound composition: A. Curran; all sounds recorded in the state of Maine; lobstermen commentary: Phil Raynes and Clive Poole of Camden

Lou Harrison:
a. Prelude
b. Round Dance

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

Philip Blackburn: Draw on, Sweet night
Ghostly Psalms
Innova Recordings/2012
brainwave-triggered vocal samples, EEG/EKG sensor connected to Max/MSP patch; recorded at Trinity College, Cambridge, 2010

Zoviet France: Marrch Dynamic
Shouting at the Ground
Red Rhino Records/1988
recorded in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, April 1987

Chris Watson: Starling Song
Outside the Circle of Fire
Touch Records/1998
recorded on the Isle of Coll, Scotland, May 1995

Pete Stollery: Resound
empreintes DIGITALes/2011
sounds and interviews recorded in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, for the Gordon Soundscape project; realized in 2005, premiered on 11/08/08, Discoveries Series’ Concert 34, Thainstone Centre, Inverurie, Scotland

Harry Partch: Harrington Ranch, June 24, 1935
Bitter Music
Bridge Records/2011
narrator: John Schneider; piano: Richard Valitutto; recorded at Second Story Studio, Venice, California, August 2010

"Blue" Gene Tyranny: Somewhere in Arizona
The Somewhere Songs/The Invention of Memory
Mutable Music/2008
baritone voice: Thomas Buckner; saxophone: Peter Gordon; environmental/electronic sounds: BGT; vocal recording/final mix: Tom Hamilton; recorded at Systems II, Brooklyn

Lydia Kavina: Mixolydia (Jorge Antunes)
Music from the Ether -- Original Works for Theremin
Mode Records/1999
Theremin: L. Kavina; tape: J. Antunes; electronics realized at GRM, Paris, and GMEB, Bourges, 1995

Sarah Peebles: The Curse of Border Vacuums, part I
Insect Groove
Cycling '74/2002
computers (Max, Sample Cell, Unity DS-1 software): S. Peebles

James Mobberley: Study for Vox Inhumana
Music of James Mobberley
fixed media: J. Mobberley; recorded at the University of Missouri, Kansas City

Earl Howard: Bird 3
Granular Modality
New World Records/2012
synthesizer: Earl Howard; recorded in concert at Roulette, New York City, 3/19/06