Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Martian Gardens for Juy 8, 2012

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Amherst, Mass. 01003
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Host: Max Shea
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Program for July 8, 2012

Noah Creshevsky: La Sonnambula
Rounded with a Sleep
Pogus Productions/2011
electroacoustic music: Noah Creshevsky; clarinet: Sherman Friedland

George Crumb: Music of the Starry Night
Music for a Summer Evening (Makrokosmos II), movement V
Complete Crumb Edition Volume 4
Bridge Records/2001
piano 1: Susan Grace; piano 2: Alice Rybak; percussion 1: John Kinzie; percussion 2: David Colson; recorded at Colorado College, Colorado Springs, August 2000

David Congo: Prelude [Summer '95]
Capstone Records/2006
electroacoustic music: David Congo 

Judith Shatin: selections from Three Summers Heat
a. It's midsummer and too hot to walk
b. Summer earth is windless. Heat still presses
c. Light clothes! Few clothes!
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 29 [various artists]
Music from the Virginia Center for Computer Music
Centaur Records/1999
computer music: Judith Shatin; soprano: Susan Narucki; texts: Tzu Yeh 

Gerald Bennett: Winter 1980
Gerald Bennett
Mnemosyne Musique Media/2012
electroacoustic music, synthesis language: Gerald Bennett; texts: Friedrich Hölderlin ("Winter Poems"); composed at IRCAM, January 1980 

Michael Lowenstern: Rare Events (D. Weymouth)
Spasm--Works for Bass Clarinet
New World Records/1996
bass clarinet: Michael Lownstern 

Evan Ziporyn: Big Grenadilla
Big Grenadilla/Mumbai
Cantaloupe Music/2012
bass clarinet: Evan Ziporyn; Boston Modern Orchestra Project, conductor: Gil Rose; recorded at Jordan Hall, Boston, June 30, 2011 

Henry Brant: Nomads
The Henry Brant Collection, Volume 2
Innova Recordings/2004
Oberlin Wind Ensemble and Bass Ensemble, conductor: Gene Young; guest conductor: Henry Brant; voice: Steve Fallon; saxophone: Dave Dimmock; drumset: Adam Rudolph; recorded at Finney Chapel, Oberlin College Conservatory of Music, Ohio, October 10, 1974 

Cornelius Dufallo: Three High Places (J.L. Adams)
a. Above Sunset Pass
b. The Wind at McLaren Summit
c. Looking Toward Hope
Innova Recordings/2012
violin, electronics: Cornelius Dufallo 

Chaya Czernowin: The Memory of Water
MAIM [Water]
Mode Records/2010
saxophone, tubax [recorded and live]; piano, harpsichord: John Mark Harris; electric and steel guitars: Seth Josel; viola: Mary Oliver; musette, oboe, English horn: Peter Veale; live electronics: Experimentalstudio des SWR; conductor: Johannes Kalitzke; recorded at the Konzerthaus, Berlin, March 17, 2007 

Robert Normandeau: Murmures
empreintes DIGITALes/2012
realized at Métamorphoses d’Orphée studio of Musiques & Recherches, Ohain, Belgium, and at the composer's studio, Montreal, June 2007; premiered at 14th International Acousmatic Festival L’Espace du son at Théâtre Marni, Brussels, October 17, 2007 

Annea Lockwood: Dialogue -- Bottles & Jars
The Glass World
What Next? Recordings/1997 (orig. 1970)
glass objects: Annea Lockwood

Annea Lockwood: In Full Bloom (part 1)
Thousand Year Dreaming
Pogus Productions/2007
conch shell, trombone, didjeridu: Art Baron; oboe, English horn: Libby Van Cleve; didjeridu: Jon Gibson; voice: Annea Lockwood; clarinets: J.D. Parran; tam-tam, clapping sticks: Michael Pugliese; conch shell, frame drums, pod rattle, tam-tam: N. Scott Robinson; didjeridu, waterphone: John Snyder; tam-tam, stones: Charles Wood; trombone, didjeridu: Peter Zummo; commissioned by Essential Music, 1990 

Drew Krause: First of July
Capstone Records/2007
McCormick Percussion Ensemble, conductor: Robert McCormick; recorded at Springs Theatre, Tampa, April 1997 

Mel Powell: AmyAbilities
New World Records/2003
percussion: Amy Knoles; recorded at O'Henry Sound Studios, Burbank, California, December 2001 

David Tudor: Rainforest Version I (excerpt)
Mode Records/1998
live electronics performed by David Tudor and Takehisa Kosugi for the Merce Cunningham Dance Company,  New Delhi, India, 1990

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