Sunday, July 1, 2012

Martian Gardens for July 1, 2011

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 July 1, 2012

John Cage: Apartment House 1776
Orchestral Works I
Mode Records/1994
New England Conservatory Philharmonia
Protestant: Walter Buckingham
Native American: Darrell Dunn
African American: Semenya McCord
Sephardi: Chiam Parchi
New England Conservatory Orchestra, conductor: Stephen Drury; recorded at Jordan Hall, 

New England Conservatory of Music, March, 1991

Trever Wishart: Fireworks (from Tongues of Fire)
MusicWorks 98
MusicWorks Magazine/2007
premiered at Synthese Festival, Bourges, France, 1994

Trevor Wishart: American Triptych
Electronic Music Foundation/2000
premiered at Groupe de Recherches Musicales' Cycle Acousmatique series, Salle Olivier Messiaen, Radio France, Paris,01/08/00 

Charles Norman Mason: Mirrors, Stones, and Cotton
Music from SEAMUS, Volume 6 [various artists]
electroacoustic music: C.N. Mason; guitar: Paul Bowman; realized at the Birmingham Southern College Electronic Music Studio, 1996

Laurie Anderson: Another Day in America
drums, percussion: Ben Witman, bass guitar: Skúli Sverrisson, viola: Eyvind Kang, background vocals: Antony Hegarty; vocals, percussion, violin: L. Anderson; recorded in New York City 

Yves Daoust: from Chorals ornés
a. Durch Adams Fall ist ganz verderbt
b. Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier
empreintes DIGITales/2011
Chorals ornés -- a rereading of the 14 choral preludes from J.S. Bach's Orgelbüchlein (BWV 599-644) electroacoustic music, live mixing: Yves Daoust; organ: Régis Rousseau; texts: Anouk Bereau, Jacinthe Dompierre, Matthieu Simark, Gaston Miron; readers: Julie Daoust, Anouk Bereau, Philippe Martin, Vincent Graton, Linda Sorgini, Gaston Miron; realized at the composer's studio in Monteal; premiered at Remix de Classiques! at Église Saint-Nom-de-Jésus, Montreal, October 2, 2008; commissioned by Orgue et couleurs

Lisa Moore: Stainless Staining (Donnacha Dennehy)
Stainless Staining
Cantaloupe Music/2012
piano: Lisa Moore; recorded at Firehouse 12, New Haven, Connecticut 

Lisa Moore: Brooklyn, October 5, 1941
Lightning Slingers and Dead Ringers
Cantaloupe Music/2011
piano prepared with two baseballs and a catcher's mitt: Lisa Moore, recorded at Firehouse 12, New Haven, Connecticut

Earle Brown: July 5 (from Summer Suite '95)
Music for Piano(s), 1951-1995
New Albion Records/1996
piano: David Arden; recorded at Knuth Hall, San Francisco State University, August 21, 1995

Philip Glass: Prematurely Air-Conditioned Supermarket (from Trial 2/Prison)
Einstein on the Beach
The Philip Glass Ensemble and Chorus, conductor: Michael Riesman; spoken voice: Lucinda Childs; Sheryl Sutton; texts: L. Childs; Christopher Knowles

Quatuor Bozzini: America -- Before the War
Different Trains (Steve Reich)
recorded in Salle Oscar Peterson, Montreal, June 2004

Annea Lockwood: In Our Name
In Our Name
New World Records/2012
baritone: Thomas Buckner; text: Jumah al-Dossari, "Death Poem," cello: Ted Mook; tape: Annea Lockwood

Robert Normandeau: Palindrome
empreintes DIGITALes/2012
electroacoustic music: Robert Normandeau; accordion: Delphine Measroch; voices: Émilie Laforest, Gregory Llady; organ and the bells of the Bourges cathedral;  premiered at Festival Synthèse, Bourges, Cher, France, June 7, 2006 

Maggi Payne: Distant Thunder
Arctic Winds
Innova Recordings/2010
electroacoustic music: Maggi Payne; recorded at the Center for Contemporary Music, Mills College, Oakland 

Quartet for the End of Space: Snow Drifts (Jonas Braasch)
Quartet for the End of Space
Pogus Productions/2011
electronics, sounds: Pauline Oliveros, Dough Van Nort, Francisco Lopez, Jonas Braasch; recorded in 2010 at the Arts Department of Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, New York) and the Deep Listening Institute (Kingston, New York)

-- FIN --