Friday, January 25, 2013

Martian Gardens for January 27-28, 2013

Sundays live broadcast/webcast
21:00--24:00 EST
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
January 27, 2013

webcast: Mondays 9:00 -- Noon EST
January 28, 2013 Host: Max Shea
online playlists: Martian Gardens blog

Guy Klucevsek: The Imperial Buzzard
Polka from the Fringe
Starkland/2012 (orig. 1992)
composer: Tom Cora; Guy Klucevsek and the Ain't Nothin' But A Polka Band recorded at Baby Monster Studios, 1991; time: 2:25

Joane Hétu: 
a. Rafales 1 (Wind Gusts 1)
b. Rafeles 3 (Wind Gusts 3)
Récits de neige (Tales of Snow)
narration: Jean Derome, "La naissance de Raphaelle," narration: Scott Thomson, "The Beautiful Flakes," performers: Jean Derome, Joane Hétu, Diane Labrosse, Alexandre St-Onge, Pierre Tanguay, Scott Thomson; recorded live at the Theatre La Chapelle, Montreal, Winter 2008; composition year: 2007; excerpt time: 7:15

Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention: Duke of Prunes
Absolutely Free
Rykodisk/1994 (orig. LP Verve/1967)
recorded at TTG Studios, November, 1966; time: 2:13

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Rip, Rig and Panic
Rip, Rig and Panic/Now Don't You Cry, Beautiful Edith
EmArcy Records-Polygram/1990 (orig. RRP LP Limelight/1965)
wind instruments, siren, castanets: Roland Kirk; piano: Jaki B\yard; bass: Richard Davis; drums: Elvin Jones; recorded at Rudy Van Gelder's studio; Englewood Cliffs, California, January 13, 1965; time: 6:55

Richard Maxfield: Bachhanale
The Oak of the Golden Dreams (Maxfield/Budd)
New World Records/1999 (orig. Electronic Music LP 1969/Advance Records)
narration, poetry: Edward Fields (recorded at the Five Spot Café); violin: Fahrad Muchkat; prepared violin: Robert Block; saxophone: Terry Jennings; underwater clarinet: Nicholas Roussakis; electric organ, tapes: Richard Maxfield; additional folk recordings supplied by Henry Cowell; composition year: 1963; time: 8:14

Rahsaan Roland Kirk and John Cage: Sound??
Sound?? -- A Film by Dick Fontaine (audio portion)/1967
commentary and music: Roland Kirk, John Cage; time: 25:00

John Cage and David Tudor: 
a. Indeterminacy # 39 (concerning Indian spice boxes)
b. Indeterminacy # 40 (concerning the Liberal Catholic Church)
c. Indeterminacy # 41 (concerning Morton Feldman, freedom and birds)
Smithsonian Folkways/1992 (orig. Folkways LP set 1959)
stories, readings: John Cage; piano, electronics: David Tudor; excerpt time: 3:00

Morton Feldman: Structures
Mode Records/2011
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, conductor: Brad Lubman; recorded at the Great Hall, Haus es Rundfunks, Berlin, January 2009; composition years: 1960-1962; time: 7:30

Alain Bancquart: Epilogue (abridged)
Le Livre du Labyrinthe
Mode Records/2003
clarinet: Jérôme Voisin; cello: Pierre Morlet; text, voice: Marie-Claire Bancquart (based on the myth of the Cretan Labyrinth); sound projection: Gerard Pape; recorded at the Salle Olivier Messiaen, Paris, May 27, 2000; abridged time: 7:00

Robert Dick & Thomas Buckner: In the Land of Perfect Days
Flutes & Voices
Mutable Music/2010
bass flute in F: Robert Dick; voice, vocalizations: Thomas Buckner; recorded at Systems II, Brooklyn, June 18, 2009

Francis Dhomont: Brief an den Vater (Letter to his Father)
Études pour Kafka
Empreintes Digitales/2009
narration: Martin Engler; text: Franz Kafka; electroacoustic music realized at the composer's studio, Avignon, France, 2005; premiered at the trans_canada festival in the ZKM_Kubus of the Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe (ZKM) in Karlsruhe, Germany, February 12, 2005; time: 17:02

Milton Babbitt: Philomel
New World Records/1995
Mark II RCA Synthesizer, tapes: Milton Babbitt; soprano: Bethany Beardslee; text: John Hollander (based on Ovid's "Philomela"), created at the Columbia Princeton Electronic Music Center, 1964: time: 18:47


Maggi Payne: Arctic Winds
Arctic Winds
Innova Recordings/2010
dry ice, ball bearings, drum heads, sound processing: Maggi Payne; recorded at the Center for Contemporary Music, Mills College; composition year: 2007; time: 9:51

Pauline Oliveros: Cyber Talk
Quartet for the End of Space
Pogus Productions/2011
Expanded Instrument System; digital loopers, virtual microphone control system, sound geometries processing: Pauline Oliveros; recorded at the Deep Listening Institute, Troy, New York, 2010; time: 8:05

Lisa Walker: Transients*
Electroacoustic Music Volume VIII [various artists]
Electroshock Records/2002
whale recordings, violin: Lisa Walker; composition year: 2001; time: 8:38

Vivian Adelberg Rudow: Cuban Lawyer, Juan Blanco
Electroacoustic Music Volume IX [various artists]
Electroshock Records/2004
narration: Juan Blanco; electroacoustic music: Vivian Adelberg Rudow; composition year: 2000; time: 5:27

Vivian Adelberg Rudow: Racing Inside the Milkyway
Electroacoustic Music Volume VIII [various artists]
Electroshock Records/2002
electroacoustic music: Vivian Adelberg Rudow; composition year: 1994; time: 3:00

Nicole Lizée: This Will Not Be Televised (excerpt)*
MusicWorks 105 [various artists]
MusicWorks Magazine/2009
performed by members of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra; turntables: DJP-Love, percussion: Ben Reimer, Fred Liessens; violin: Karl Stobbe, Darryl Strain: viola: Daniel Scholz; cello: Yuri Hooker; double bass: Meredith Johnson; conductor: Rei Hotoda; composition years: 2005-2007; time: 2:00

* TAINT RADIO version only
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