Sunday, January 6, 2013

Martian Gardens for January 6, 2013

Sundays live broadcast/webcast
21:00--24:00 EST
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
January 6, 2013

webcast: Mondays 9:00 -- Noon EST
January 14, 2013 -- Rebroadcast of the program for January 7, 2013
Host: Max Shea
online playlists: Martian Gardens blog

Benjamin Boretz, Jill Borner, Charles Stein: 
An Experiment in Reading (Samuel Beckett's radio play Cascando)
Open Space 3 (Barkin/Boretz)
Open Space/1992
synthesizer: Benjamin Boretz; reading session October 10, 1981, at Ben Boretz's house, Red Hook, New York; time: 21:00

Charles Dodge: 
Cascando --A realization of Samuel Beckett's radio play
A Retrospective 1977--2009
New World Records/2010
Opener: John Nesci; Voice: computer synthesis based on a reading by Steven Gilborn; Music: computer synthesis based on the character Voice; composition year: 1977; time: 32:38

Gerard Pape: Monologue 
Electroacoustic Chamber Works
Mode Records/1998
bass-baritone: Nicholas Isherwood; Gerard Pape: tape, sound projection; text: Samuel Beckett, "A Piece of Monologue," live recording at Theatre Dunois, Paris, France, 1995; composition years: 1990, 1995; time: 32:16

David Jaggard: Mary & Ann
Sonic Circuits VIII [various artists]
Innova Recordings/2000
electronics, tapes, guitar, toys, sound effects, voice: David Jaggard; text: Samuel Beckett, "Watt," recorded at the Sonology Institute, Utrecht, The Netherlands; time: 14:30

Negativland: Perfect Scrambled Eggs
Potatoes -- A Collection of Folk Songs from Ralph Records 
[various artists]
Ralph Records/1987
narration: Graham Kerr; drums, fiddle, stirring bowl: Chris Grigg; acoustic guitar, frying pan: Mark Hosler; tape, voice manipulations: Don Joyce; keyboard, hazelnuts: David Wills; whining butter: Peter Montgomery; time: 2:45
Daniel Tosi: Otto ti Bou
Le Sixte Livre Dit Électroacoustique de François Rabelais
[various artists]
Mnémosyne Musique Média/1995
narrator: René Zosso; text: François Rabelais; tape mix for hurdy-gurdy and voices realized at CNR Studio, Perpignon, France; time: 23:05
Mathew Rosenblum: The Big Rip (A Science Fiction Cantata)
a. Kam
b. The Runaway Universe
c. Caitlin Looked Up at the Sky
d. Interlude
e. Market Fundamentalists
f. Lift Up Your Eyes to the Heavens
g. Last Contact
h. The Big Rip (instrumental)
i. The Big Rip (continued)
j. Kam

Circadian Rhythms
New World Records/2012
Calmus Ensemble of Leipzig and the Raschèr Saxophone Quartet with drum machine and numerous samples; (texts: a,j. Paul Celan: "Engführung"; b. Donald Goldsmith: "The Runaway Universe"; c,g, i. Stephen Baxter: "Last Contact"; e. Internet chat; f. Book of Isiah); recorded at SWR Studios, Freiberg, Germany, July 3, 2010; composition year: 2009; time: 19:08 

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