Sunday, October 21, 2012

Martian Gardens for October 21, 2012

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Program for October 21, 2012

Guy Klucevsek: Polking Around
Polka from the Fringe
Starkland/2012 (orig. 1992)
composer: William Duckworth; Guy Klucevsek and Ain't Nothin' But A Polka Band; ride cymbal: Bobby Previte; recorded at  Baby Monster Studios; 1990-91; composition year: 1986; time: 3:44

Stuart Saunders Smith: Thaw
Breath -- The Percussion Music of Stuart Saunders Smith
11 West Records/2004
 solo orchestra bells: Jonas Larsson; recorded at Studio 508 UMBC, Baltimore, 2004; composition year: 1993; time: 5:34

Ken Field: Bells of Balance
Pictures of Motion
sFz Recordings/1999
percussion: Ken Field; recorded at Wellspring Sound, Concord, Massachusetts, 1998-99; time: 2:27

Ken Field: A Space in a Place
O.O. Discs/1996
percussed objects, egg shaker, frame drum, flutes: Ken Field; recorded in The Henge cave, Roswell, New Mexico, May 1995; time: 3:57

Tom Hamilton: Crimson Sterling Mvt. III
Pieces for Kohn/Formal & Informal Music
Kvist Records/2009
ARP 2500 synthesizer: Tom Hamilton; percussion: Rich O'Donnell; wind instruments: JD Parran; recorded at Technisonic Studios, St. Louis, 1977; time: 9:23

Adam Rudolph & GO -- Organic Orchestra: Pléïades (Parts 1 & 2)
Web of Light
META Records/2002
GO: Organic Orchestra, conducted by Adam Rudolph; recorded in concert at Electric Lodge, Venice, California, March 2002; time: 9:12

Iannis Xenakis:  Pléïades, Mvt. II -- Métaux
Percussion Works
Mode Records/2006
percussion: red fish blue fish, conductor: Steven Schick; recorded at Warren Studios, University of California San Diego, 2006; composition year: 1978; time: 13:31

Adam Rudolph & Go -- Organic Orchestra: Wing Swept
The Sound of a Dream
META Records/2011
GO: Organic Orchestra, conducted by Adam Rudolph; melodica: Peter Apfelbaum; recorded in concert at Roulette Intermedium, New York City, 2010; time: 2:07

The Maya Beiser/Steven Schick Project: The Dance (cbtsww, part 1)
Caught by the Sky With Wire
O.O. Discs/2000
composer: Nick Didkovsky; cello: Maya Beier; malleted percussion, percussion: Steven Schick; recorded at Warren Studios at the University of California San Diego; composition year: 1996; time: 4:50

Maya Beiser & Michael Harrison: Just Ancient Loops, Mvt. III -- Ascension
Time Loops
Cantaloupe Music/2012
composer: Michael Harrison; cello: Maya Beiser; shakers: Payton MacDonald; recorded at Westchester Studios, New York; composition years: 2007--2011; time: 8:39

Barry Schrader: The Romanesque and Gothic Entranceways
The Barnum Museum
Innova Recordings/2012
electroacoustic music: Barry Schrader; recorded in Valencia, California; composition years: 2009 -- 2012; time: 7:27

R. Weis: 
a. Sky Palace Ritual
b. Crossing Circles
Web of Illusion
R. Weis/1998
samples and sampler: R. Weis; time: 5:50

Codona: Hey Da Ba Doom
The Codona Trilogy
composer: Collin Walcott; performed by Don Cherry, Nana Vasconcelos, and Collin Walcott; recorded at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, Germany, September 1982; time: 7:11

Laurie Spiegel: from Four short visits to different worlds --
a. Swells
b. Mines
Obsolete Systems
Electronic Music Foundation/2001
modular analog synthesizers: Laurie Spiegel; composition years: a. circa 1972, b. 1971; time: 3:30

Steven Ricks: A Glimpse Beyond the Zero
60 x 60 -- 2004/2005 [various artists] 
Vox Novus/2007
electronics: Steven Ricks; violin: Curtis Macomber; composition year: 2004; time: 1:00

Steven Ricks: Percept Can Improv
Available Resonances
Comprovise Records/2012
microphones, samples and sampler: Steven Ricks;  composition years: 2009 -- 2011; time: 4:04

Elainie Lillios: Arturo
Entre Espaces (Between Spaces)
Empreintes Digitales/2011
electroacoustic music: Elainie Lillios; realized at the Electroacoustic Studios of The University of Birmingham (BEAST), UK, 1998; premiered at the First Symposium on Music and Computers, Ionian University, Corfu, Greece, October 23, 1998; time: 13:35

Roger Reynolds: imAge/piano
Epigram and Evolutions -- Complete Piano Works
Mode Records/2009
piano: Yuji Takahashi; recorded in Tokyo, 2010, composition year: 2007; time: 6:56

Somei Satoh: Litania
Litania -- Margaret Leng Tan Plays Somei Satoh
New Albion Records/1988
two pianos with digital delay: Margaret Leng Tan; recorded at SUNY Purchase; August 6, 1985; composition year: 1973; time: 13:06

Margaret Lancaster: Io
New World Records/2009
composer: Lois V. Vierk; flute: Margaret Lancaster; electric guitar: Larry Polansky; marimba: Matthew Gold; recorded at 2nd Story Sound, New York City; December 16, 2008; composition year:1999; time: 10:09

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