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Martian Gardens for November 11, 2012

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Program for November 11, 2012

Elliott Carter: Tintinnabulation
Music of Elliott Carter Volume 8
Bridge Records/2010
for six percussionists, performed by the New England Conservatory Percussion Ensemble; recorded at the New England Conservatory, Jordan Hall, Boston, February 12, 2009; composition year: 2008; time: 7:56

Elliott Carter: Quintet for Piano & Winds
Quintets and Voices 
Mode Records/2003
piano: Ursula Oppens; oboe: Steve Taylor; clarinet: Charles Neidich; horn: William Purvis; bassoon: Frank Morelli; recorded at the Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, December 20, 2009; composition year: 1991; time: 22:08

In Memory of Elliott Carter (December 11, 1908 -- November 5, 2012)
Arvo Pärt: Salve Regina
Adam's Lament
ECM Records/2012
Latvian Radio Choir and Sinfonietta Riga; conductor: Tõnu Kaljuste; text: traditional; recorded at Niguliste Church, Talinn, Estonia, November, 2011; composition year: 2001/2011; time: 12:15

Somei Satoh: Burning Meditation
From the Depth of Silence
Mode Records/2004
baritone: Thomas Buckner; the Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra; conductor: Peter Kotik; text: Kazuko Shiraishi; recorded at Philharmonic Hall, Ostrava, Czech Republic; recorded on May 7, 2003; composition year: 1993; time: 12:11

Dickie Landry: Fifteen Saxophones
Fifteen Saxophones
Unseen Worlds/2011
tenor saxophone: Dickie Landry; engineering: Kurt Munkacsi; recorded at the Big Apple Studios, New York City; 1974; composition year: 1974; time: 10:34

Alexander Berne: A Choir of Threnodic Winds
Self Referentials Vols 1 & 2
Innova Recordings/2012
Alexander Berne & The Abandoned Orchestra recorded at Mirabella Studios, Florida, composition year: 2011; time: 3:53

Jon Gibson: Melody III
Two Solo Pieces plus Melody IV Part I, Melody III, Song 1
Felmay Records/2006 
Yamaha Organ: Jon Gibson; engineering: Kurt Munkacsi; recorded at the Basement Studio, New York City, July 7, 1975

Kenneth Gaburo: Mouth-Piece -- Sextet for Solo Trumpet
Five Works for Voices, Instruments, and Electronics
New World Records/2002
trumpet: Jack Logan; composition year: 1970; time: 5:41; originally released on Jack Logan's "New Music for Trumpet" (Orion/1972)

Kenneth Gaburo: Mouthpiece II
Tape Play
Pogus Productions/2000
voice, text, tapes: Kenneth Gaburo; recorded at the Lewis Studio at the University of Iowa, Iowa City; composition year: 1992; time: 9:09

Paul De Marinis: The Lecture of Comrade Stalin...
Ghosts and Monsters [various artists]
Leonardo Music Journal Volume 8: Technology and Personality in Contemporary Music
Electronic Music Foundation/1999
taped voices of Joseph Stalin, Elvis Presley, Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, and Spike Jones received on four short-wave radios; full title: The Lecture of Comrade Stalin at the Extraordinary 8th Plenary Congress about the Draft Concept of the Constitution of the Soviet Union on November 25, 1936; composition year: 1999; time: 7:06

Laurie Spiegel: East River Dawn
The Expanding Universe
Unseen Worlds/2012 (orig. LP Philo/1980)
synthesizers: Laurie Spiegel; recorded at Bell Labs, New Jersey, September 1976; time: 14:17

Richard Pinhas: Claire P.
Rihzosphere/Live, Paris, 1982
 Cuneiform Records/1994
synthesizers: Richard Pinhas; recorded at Heldon Studios, Paris, 1976-1977; time: 4:47

Myron Schaeffer: Dance R 4 ÷ 3
Electronic Music [various artists]
electronics: Myron Schaeffer; recorded at the University of Toronto Electronic Music Studios; composition year: 1961; time: 3:10

Steve Moore: Light Echoes I
Light Echoes
Cuneiform Records/2012
synthesizers: Steve Moore; time: 6:39

David Rosenboom: Initial State 
Systems of Judgment 
CDCM Computer Music Series Vol. 4
Centaur Records/1989
synthesizers, computers: David Rosenboom; recorded at CCM (Center for Contemporary Music), Mills College, Oakland, 1987-1988; composition year: 1987-1988; time: 8:54

David Rosenboom: Hymn of Change
Cold Blue Two [various artists]
Cold Blue Music/2012
Formalist String Quartet (violins: Andrew Tholl, Mark Menzies; viola: Andrew McIntosh; cello: Ashley Walters); recorded at Architecture, Los Angeles; November 2010; composition year: 2010; time: 3:02

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