Saturday, September 1, 2012

Martian Gardens for September 2, 2012

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Program for September 2, 2012


Ingram Marshall: September Canons
September Canons
New World Records/2009
violin with electronic processing: Todd Reynolds; composition year: 2002; selection time: 13:13

Ursula Mamlok: Five Capriccios I-V
Ursula Mamlok Volume 3
Bridge Records/2011
oboe: Heinz Holliger; piano: Anton Kernjak; recorded at Radiostudio, Zürich, Switzerland, February 12, 2011; composition year: 1968; selection time: 7:10

Annie Gosfield: EWA7, part 2
Pipes: Transmission of a Yellow Pipe, Mechanical Firing of a Yellow Pipe
Flying Sparks and Heavy Machinery
sampling keyboard: Annie Gosfield; electric guitar: Roger Kleier; electronics: Ikue Mori; drums, percussion: Jim Pugliese and Sim Cain; metal factory percussion: Hans-günter Brodmann and Matthias Rosenbauer; factory sounds sourced from the EWA 7 factory, Nuremburg, Germany; music recorded at Mission Sound, Brooklyn, January 2001; composition year: 1999; selection time: 11:06

Yvonne Troxler: from Shergotty
a. Shergotty I
b. Shergotty III
Innova Recordings/2012
performed by the Glass Farm Ensemble; recorded at Concordia College, Bronxville, New York, July 2011; composition year: 2004/2011; selection time: 6:43

John Cage: from Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano
a. Sonata XI
b. Fourth Interlude
Sonatas & Interludes for Prepared Piano (1946-1948)
prepared piano: Maro Ajemian; recorded at WOR Studios, New York City, 1950;  composition year: 1946-1948; selection time: 6:01

Walter Zimmermann: Songs of Innocence & Experience 
23 ritornels for string quartet and tape
Songs of Innocence & Experience
Mode Records/2012 
performed by the Sonar Quartett; children's voices recorded on the streets of Nuremburg; poem "The Tyger" from William Blake's "Songs of Experience" recited by Allen Ginsberg; recorded at Siemens-Villa Berlin-Lankwitz, Germany, February 2010; composition year: 1996/2004; selection time: 22:10

Elaine Barkin: Anonymous was a Woman
Open Space 3 (Barkin, Boretz, et al.)
Open Space/1992
tape collage for for choreographer Annamaura Siverblatt; realized at UCLA, 1984; composition year: 1984; selection time: 10:45

George Todd: Wordscapes
a. Word
b. Water Asleep
c. Green Idea
Music from SEAMUS, Volume 2 [various artists]
Synclavier programming: George Todd, Middlebury College; composition year: 1991; selection time: 5:35

Barry Lewis: Hexa-Squigs
Curves and Jars
MPS Music & Video/1994
computer music: Barry Lewis; recorded at Projects UK, Newcastle; selection time: 2:15

Alwin Nikolais: Aviary -- Dance 3
Electronic Dance Music
Synclavier programming: Alwin Nikolais; composition year: 1978; selection time: 2:51

Maggi Payne: FIZZ
Arctic Winds
Innova Recordings/2010
computer, electroacoustic music: Maggi Payne; realized at CCM, Mills College, Oakland; composition year: 2004; selection time: 10:18

Tom Erbe: After A Day
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 17 [various artists]
Music from the Center for Contemporary Music at Mills College
Centaur Records/1994
computer music: Tom Erbe; composition year: 1991; selection time: 4:32

Richard Maxfield: Pastoral Symphony
The Oak of the Golden Dreams (Maxfield/Budd)
New World Records/1999
electronic music on tape: Richard Maxfield; composition year: 1960; selection time: 4:03

Pete Stollery: Still Voices
empreintes DIGITALes/2012
electroacoustic music: Pete Stollery; realized in 2005 and premiered on November 8, 2005 during the 34th concert of the Discoveries series; Thainstone Centre, Inverurie, Scotland; composition year: 2005; selection time: 6:22

John Cage: Living Room Music
a. To Begin
b. Story
c. Melody
d. End
The Works for Percussion 2
Mode Records/2012
percussion and voices: Third Coast Percussion; recorded at the Ruth Ford House, Aurora, Illinois, June 29, 2011; composition year: 1940; selection time: 8:04

Meredith Monk
a. Masks
b. Shaking
ECM New Series/2002
a. voices: Theo Bleckmann, Katie Geissinger; Ching Gonzalez; John Hollenbeck; Allison Sniffen, Meredith Monk; b. voices: Theo Bleckmenn, Katie Geissinger, Ching Gonzalez, Meredith Monk; piano: Allison Sniffen; percussion: John Hollenbeck; a/b recorded at Sorcerer Sound, New York City; composition year: 2001; selection time: 4:48

John Cage: Two Pieces for Piano
I. Slowly
II. Quite Fast
Early Piano Music
ECM New Series/2005
piano: Herbert Henck; recorded at Festebeurgkirche, Frankfurt am Main; December 2002; composition year: 1935; selection time: 3:40

Malcolm Goldstein: Summer
The Seasons -- Vermont
XI Records/1998
double bass: Robert Black; wood flutes, electric guitar, percussion: Mark Steven Woods; oboe, English horn, ocarina: Joseph Celli; violin: Malcolm Goldstein; saxophones, vibraphones: Tom Guralnick; vibraphone, percussion: Brian Johnson; vocalizing, accordion: Kenneth Karpowicz; recorded at Real Art Ways, Hartford, February 26, 1983; composition year: 1980-1982; selection time: 16:05

Chris Brown:
a. Hawaii bird park, Hawaii
b. Frogs in irrigation canals, Champuan, Bali
Talking Drum
Binaural motion recordings as a dialogue of distances
Pogus Productions/2005
field recordings, instruments, processing: Chris Brown; composition year: 1990s; selection time: 4:50

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