Saturday, November 24, 2012

Martian Gardens for November 25, 2012

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Program for November 25, 2012

David Rosenboom: In the Beginning -- Part IV
In the Beginning (1978-1981)
New World Records/2012
Buchla & Associates 300 Series Electric Music Box: David Rosenboom; recorded at Mills College, Oakland, October 18, 1980; composition year: 1980; time: 12:09

Edgar Valcárcel: Invención
Tensions at the Vanguard [various artists]
New Music from Peru (1948-1979)
Pogus Productions/2012
music for magnetic tape; recorded at the Electronic Music Laboratory, Columbia University; composition year: 1967; time: 5:22 

Vladimir Ussachevsky: Line of Apogee, parts 1 & 2
Film Music
New World Records/1990
music for magnetic tape; recorded at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center, Columbia University, 1968; for Lloyd Michael Williams' film Line of Apogee; excerpt time: 15:03

Alice Shields: Vegetable Karma
a. Part One: Descending Raga
b. Part Two: Entry of Drums and Voice
c. Part Three: Loud Mixed Voices
d. Part Four: Ending -- Ascending Pitches
Shenandoah -- Three Electronic Works
Albany Records/2004
computer music: Alice Shields; recorded the Computer Music Center of the Conservatory of Music, Brooklyn College, Fall 1999; composition year: 1999; time: 14:36

Mario Verandi: Evil Fruit
Orillas Distantes/Distant Shores
Electronic Music Foundation/2001
sampled percussion and voice: Parana Bomfin; computer music: Mario Verandi; text: Jean Baudrillard, "Cool Memories," recorded at the Electroacoustic Music Studios, Berlin Technical University; composition year: 2000; time: 10:30

Natasha Barrett: Sub Terra (Sub Terra Cycle)
Bouteilles de Klein
Empreintes Digitales/2010
subterranean sound installations, processing:: Natasha Barrett; realized at the composer's studio, Oslo, Norway; 2007-2008; premiered at the Numusic Festival, Stavanger, Norway, September 4, 2010; time: 16:26

Joda Clément and Nigel Craig: Cherry Beach #3
MusicWorks 105, Winter 2009 [various artists]
MusicWorks Magazine/2009
tree branches, bottles, wine glasses, stones, bowed cymbal, finger piano, objects: Clément, Craig; recorded in an empty waste storage tank, Cherry Beach, Toronto, 2004; time: 4:10

Laurie Spiegel: The Orient Express
The Expanding Universe
Unseen Worlds/2012 (orig. LP Philo/1980)
synthesizer, electronics: Laurie Spiegel; recorded at Bell Labs, June-July, 1974; time: 10:00

Stephen Vitiello: Tone Roll Train
Bode Sound Project
IEA 8 -- Bode Sound Archive/2005
electronic instruments: Stephen Vitiello; Institute for Electronic Arts, NYSCC, Alfred University; time: 6:35

Francoise Doherty: Windowsill
Deep Wireless 5 -- Radio Art Compilation [various artists]
New Adventures in Sound Art/2008
sampled voice, electronics: Francoise Doherty; time: 1:37

Sarah Peebles: 10 Below
Deep Wireless 6 -- Radio Art Compilation [various artists]
New Adventures in Sound Art/2009 
sampling, electronics: Sarah Peebles; time: 0:59

Sarah Boothroyd: Lack of Proper Words
Deep Wireless 6 -- Radio Art Compilation [various artists]
New Adventures in Sound Art/2009
sampling, electronics: Sarah Boothroyd; time: 059

Gerard Pape: For Maurizio
Ascension to Purgatory
Mode Records/2006
amplified viola: Maurizio Barbetti; recorded at CCMIX, Paris, composition year: 2003; time: 3:48

Aldo Clementi: Fantasia su roBErto FABriCiAni
Works with Flutes
Mode Records/2010
flute: Roberto Fabbriciani; electronics: Alvise Vidolin; tape realized by Mauro Graziani at CSC, University of Padova, Italy, 2005; composition year: 1980-1981; time: 17:21

David Felder: November Sky
Music of David Felder
Bridge Records/1995
flutes: Rachel Rudich; computer music: David Felder at SUNY Buffalo and Banff Centre, Alberta; recorded at the University of California, San Diego; composition year: 1992; time: 16:33

Leo Kupper: Paroles sur Lèvres (excerpt)
Digital Voices
Pogus Productions/2011
voice (uncredited); electronic sound: recorded at Studio de Recherches, Brussels; composition year: 2006; excerpt time: 3:23S

Barry Schrader: Chinese Kaleidoscopes
The Barnum Museum
Innova Recordings/2012
electroacoustic music: Barry Schrader; composition year 2009-2012; time: 5:45
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Sunday, November 18, 2012

Martian Gardens for November 18, 2012

Program for November 18, 2012


Guy Klucevsek: Diet Polka 
Polka from the Fringe 
Starkland/2012 (orig. 1992)
composer: Daniel Goode; accordion: Guy Klucevsek; cello: Erik Friedlander; violin: Mary Rowell; recorded at Baby Monster studio, New York City, 1991; composition year: 1987; time: 3:38

Chaya Czernowin: First Orchestral Entrance (Shu Hai in an Orchestral Setting)
Shu Hai Practices Javelin
voice: Ute Wasserman (live/recorded); Basel Sinfonietta; conductor: Johannes Kalitzke; live electronics: Experimental Studio of Heinrich Strobel Stiftung; SWR, director: André Richard; recorded live at the Dampfcentrale, Bern, Switzerland at the Biennale Bern 2001; composition years: 2000/2001; time: 4:57

Sarah Peebles: Listen to the Sound of the Sun Sinking into the Lake
Insect Groove
computers, sampling: Sarah Peebles; electric guitar: Nilan Perera; shō: Kō Ishikawa; time: 6:54
Larry Austin: Max Mathews Episode
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 15 [various artists]
The Virtuoso in the Computer Age -- V
Music for the Mathews/Boie Radio Drum and Radio Baton
interview: Larry Austin and Max Mathews; from Transmission Two: The Great Excursion concert on KPFA FM, Berkeley, February 26, 1990; UC Chamber Chorus, conductor: Philip Brett; keyboards: Chris Brown; celletto: Chris Chafe; percussion and Radio Drum: William Winant;  computer systems: Larry Austin, Jay Kadis, Randall Packer, Todd Winkler; composition year: 1989; time: 11:06
Laurie Spiegel: Drums
The Expanding Universe
Unseen Worlds/20102 (orig. LP Philo/1980)
electronic instruments: Laurie Spiegel, Max Mathews; realized at Bell Labs, Murray Hill, 1975; time: 707
Guem: Poursuite
Le Serpent (Percussions boxed-set sampler)
percussion: Arnaud Frank-Fort, Bernard Marx, Fernando Diez, Yannick Sontag; recorded at Studio Fremontel, Paris, 1983; time: 6:25
Big Black: Afro-Cuban Lullaby
Ethnic Fusion
Mutable Music/2001 (org. LP 1750 Arch/1982)
tumbas, bongos: Big Black; guitar: Anthony Wheaton; recorded at 1750 Arch Studios, Berkeley, 1981-82; time: 7:21 
Maggi Payne: Apparent Horizon
Arctic Winds
outer space manned craft and satellite  transmissions, short wave radio signals, environmental sounds, processing: Maggi Payne; composition year: 1996; time: 11:52
Anne La Berge: Away
voice, text, flute, electronics: Anne La Berge; recorded at Studio VOLSAP and Studio 150, Amsterdam, 2009; composition year: 2008; time: 11:36
Joan La Barbara: Autumn Signal
Voice is the Original Instrument -- Early Works
voice, Buchla synthesizer: JLB; premiered at Metamusik Festival, Berlin, October 22, 1978; composition year: 1978; time: 13:18
Tildy Bayar: Three Readings --
a. one past of "past is part of..." (Elaine Barkin)
b. "she cannot be a conversation...." (Jill Borner)
c. "an essay urging movements" (Penelope Hyde)
ee2 -- A Sound Album by Elaine Barkin [various artists]
voice, 4-track tape collage: Tildy Bayer; composition year: 1988; time: 8:00 

Brian Eno: Lux (excerpt)
sounds, instruments: Brian Eno; additional instruments -- Moog Guitar: Leo Abrahams; violins, violas: Neil Catchpole; composition year: 2012; excerpt time: 10:00

"Blue" Gene Tyranny: She Wore Red Shoes
synthesizer, piano: BGT; recorded at the Chapel of Chimes, Oakland, February 20, 2005; time: 11:27

Michael Jon Fink: Prelude to Alone
Cold Blue Two [various artists]
clarinet: Brian Walsh; trombones: Alex Iles; electric guitar: MJF; recorded at Architecture, Los Angeles, September 2010 and January 2011; composition year: 2010; time: 3:17

Benjamin Broening: Traces (ii)
Trembling Air
ensemble Eighth Blackbird; recorded at Camp Concert Hall, University of Richmond, October 2008; composition year: 2010; time: 5:18

Mathew Rosenblum: Under the Rainbow
Circadian Rhythms
flute, alto flute, piccolo: Lindsey Goodman, with accompanying samples and sound effects (Wizard of Oz, Bugs Bunny and others) by Mathew Rosenblum; recorded at Tuff Sound Recordings, Pittsburgh, October 3, 2009; composition year: 2003; time: 13:35

Alwin Nikolais: Pierrot -- Dance 3
Electronic Dance Music
synthesizers, sound effects: Alwin Nikolais; composition year: 1986; time: 2:53

James Mobberley: selections from Icarus Wept --
a. Movement II. Intermezzoid #1 -- Getting Waxed
b. Movement IV. Intermezzoid #2 -- Somebody Else's Face
Music from SEAMUS, Volume 6 [various artists]
trumpet: Keith Benjamin, with accompanying samples and sound effects by James Mobberley; composition year: 1996; selections time: 3:30
Greg Anderson: Weeping Like a Bathtub
Transforms -- The Nerve Events Project [various artists]
tape collage, samples, and sound effects: Greg Anderson; time: 5:10
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