Saturday, March 16, 2013

Martian Gardens for March 17-18, 2013

Sundays live broadcast/webcast
21:00--24:00 EST
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
March 10, 2013

webcast: Mondays 9:00 -- Noon EST
March 11, 2013 Host: Max Shea
online playlists: Martian Gardens blog


 John Cage: Roaratorio -- An Irish Circus on Finnegans Wake
a. Part Two (16:14)
b. Part Four (3:13)
Roaratorio; Laughtears
Mode Records/2002
singer: Joe Heaney; Uillean pipes: Seamus Ennis; fiddle: Paddy Glackin;
flute: Matt Molloy; bodhran: Peadher Mercier, Mell Mercier; voice, 62-track tape: J. Cage; texts: James Joyce; premiered at West German Radio, Cologne,
October 22, 1979; composition year: 1979

Tim Brady: Roche noire (Chronique Irlandaise) [R. Lussier)
Imaginary Guitars
Justin Time/1995
composer: René Lussier  electric guitar: Tim Brady; electric bass, tapes: René Lussier; percussion: Pierre Tanguay; tapes, soundscapes: Claude Beaugrand; commentary: Grace Adaline Bamford-Brady, Frank Patrick Brady; "When Irish Eyes are Smiling" sung by the Right Honorable Brian Mulroney; recorded at Studio 270, Outremont, Quebec, 1992; composition years: 1991-1992; time: 10:34

Arturo Parra: L'envers du temps [R. Normandeau]
Empreintes Digitales/2003
composer: Robert Normandeau; guitar: Arturo Parra; acousmatic music: Robert Normandeau; premiered at Victoriaville, Quebec, May 15, 1998; time: 10:18

Tim Brady: selections from Atacama -- Symphonie No. 3
a. Movement 3: Funeral Descalzo (4:35)
b. Movement 4: Telegrama (5:24)
Atacama -- Symphonie No. 3
electric guitar: Tim Brady; performed by Bradyworks with Vivavoce, conductor: Peter Schubert; texts: Elías Letelier-Ruz; recorded at the Concert Hall of the Conservatory of Music of Montreal, June 2012

Sonic Youth + I.C.P. + The Ex: VI
In The Fishtank -- 9
electric guitars: Lee Ranaldo, Terrie Ex, Thurston Moore; bass guitar: Luc Ex; percussion: William Winant; drums: Han Bennink, Steve Shelley; reeds: Ab Baars; trombone: Wolter Wierbos; recorded at E-Sound Studio in Weesp, Holland, June 2001; time: 3:02

David Starobin: Berceuse bas de gamme (Cheap Lullaby)
The $100 Guitar Project [various artists]
Bridge Records/2013
the $100 guitar: David Starobin; time: 3:15

Leo Ciesa: Beyond the Red
Coat of Arms
solo drum kit: Leo Ciesa; time: 3:01

Christian Wolff: Rosas
a. No. 1 (1:31)
b. No. 2 (3:17)
c. No. 3 (1:22)
d. No. 4 (1:36)
e. No. 5 (3:25)
8 Duos
New World Records/2013
percussion: Robyn Schulkowsky; piano: Frederic Rzewski; recorded at Robyn Schulkowsky's studio, Berlin, 2011-2012; composition year: 1990

Alarm Will Sound: selections from Canzonas Americanas (D. Bermel)
a. I. El Dude (5:44)
b. III. Montuno Blue (5:11)
Canzonas Americanas
Cantaloupe Music/2012
composer: Derek Bermel; Alarm Will Sound, conductor: Alan Pierson; composition year: 2010    

Joane Hétu: 
a. Fragment Territoire (1:19)
b. Enthousiasme (4:31)
La Femme Territoire ou 21 Fragments d'Humus
Ambiances Magnétiques/2012
voice, objects, melodica, conductor: Joane Hétu; voice, objects: Susanna Hood; accordion, voice: Alice Tougas-St-Jak; voice, flutes, alto saxophone, keyboards, objects: Jean Derome; percussion, objects, voice: Isaiah Ceccarelli; text: Constantin Cavafy; recorded at Studio 270, Montreal, 2011

John Schneider: Two Studies on Ancient Greek Scales (H. Partch)
a. Study on Olympos' Pentatonic (1:14)
b. Study on Archytas' Enharmonie (2:28)
Just West Coast
Bridge Records/1993
composer: Harry Partch: Just Strings -- guitar: John Schneider; harp: Amy Shulman; recorded at Studio A, KPFK FM, Los Angeles, winter 1993; composition years: 1946-1950

PARTCH: Castor [excerpt] (H. Partch)
CD-R 2008
ensemble PARTCH, director: John Schneider; recorded live at Mills College, Oakland; composition year: 1952; excerpt time: 1:56

Lou Harrison: Gending Ptolemy (from Scenes from Cavafy)
Scenes from Cavafy
New World Records/2010
Gamelan Pacifica, director: Jarrad Powell voice: John Duykers; text: Constantin Cavafy; recorded at London Bridge Studio, Seattle, 2009-2010; composition years: 1979-1980; time: 6:14

Charlie Morrow: Windsong
XI Records/2011
ambient arctic sounds: Charlie Morrow; composition year: 1997; time: 3:28

David Barnes: Nocturne
sampler (kalimbas, temple bells), violas, piano, tubulon, synthesizer; flutes: Matt Somolis; time: 5:51

Howard Skempton:
a. Starlight (1:22)
b. Music, when soft voices die (1:20)
Bolt from the Blue
Mode Records/2010
a. piano: Daniel Becker; b. EXAUDI choir, director: James Weeks; text: Percy Bysshe Shelley; recorded at St. Silas, Chalk Farm, London, September 26, 2007; composition years: a. 1996, b. 1992

Jeri-Mae G. Astolfi: Confetti Variations (T. Lopez)
Here (and there)
Innova Recordings/2013
piano: Jeri-Mae G. Astolfi; fixed media: Tom Lopez, realized at TIMARA Studios, Oberlin, Ohio, 2012; composition year: 2012; time: 18:09

Tom Lopez: Hollow Ground II (excerpt)
Music from SEAMUS, Volume 7 [various artists]
soprano: Larisa Montanaro; fixed media: Tom Lopez; realized at Studio III at the University of Texas, Austin, 1996; composition year: 1996; excerpt time: 3:45

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Sunday, March 10, 2013

Martian Gardens for March 10-11, 2012

Sundays live broadcast/webcast
21:00--24:00 EST
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
March 10, 2013

webcast: Mondays 9:00 -- Noon EST
March 11, 2013 Host: Max Shea
online playlists: Martian Gardens blog


Helmut Lachenmann: Die Jagd (The Hunt)
Das Mädchen Mit Den Schwefelhölzern, Tokyo-Fassung 2000
SWR Sinfoniorchester, conductor: Sylvain Camberling; recorded at Konzerthaus Freiburg, July 2002; electronics realized at Experimentalstudio der Heinrich-Strobel-Stiftung des WDR; time: 3:56

Helmut Lachenmann: „…Zwei Gefühle – Musik mit Leonardo …“
 „…Zwei Gefühle …“ and Solo Works
Mode Records/2012
Ensemble Signal, conductor: Brad Lubman; speaker: Helmut Lachenmann;  text: Leonardo Da Vinci (Codex Arundel); recorded at EMPAC, Troy, New York, March 2010; composition years: 1991-1992; time: 21:38

Phil Burk: Snow Falls on the Rising Tide
The $100 Guitar Project [various artists]
Bridge Records/2013
The $100 guitar, stomp box: Phil Burk; time: 2:42

Brian Chase: Drone State of Mind, v. 1
Drums & Drones
Pogus Productions/2013
drum, feedback: Brian Chase; recorded in Brooklyn; time: 7:24

Joseph Byrd: Water Music
NYC 1960-1963
New World Records/2013
electronic tape and percussion; percussion: Alan Zimmerman; recorded at Systems Two, Brooklyn, October 16, 2010; composition year: 1963; time: 12:46

Douglas Geers: Turnstile
Music from SEAMUS Volume 10 [various artists]
computer generated sounds and violin; violin: Maja Cerar; composition year: 1999; time: 5:20

Joan La Barbara: Flash!
60 x 60 2006-2007 [various artists]
Vox Novus/2008
violin: Ariana Kim; composition year: 2005; time: 0:45

Judith Shatin: Penelope's Song
Tower of the Eight Winds
Innova Recordings/2010
electronics and violin; violin: Hasse Borup; composition year: 2003; time: 9:07

Mary Ellen Childs: The Gathering
Innova Recordings/2012
clarinets: Pat O'Keefe; violin: Laura Harada; cellos: Michelle Kinney; Jacqueline Ultan; percussion: Peter O'Gorman; written for Carl Flink's Black Label Movement dance company, Minneapolis; recorded at Wild Sound Studio, Minneapolis, 2011; time: 4:16

Steven Ricks: Wrecked Angles (Waves/Particles II)
CD-R Winter 2013
Canyonlands New Music Ensemble; composition year: 2008; time: 7:28

Ensemble SuperMusique: Poème à faible résistance
Bruit court-circuit
Ambiances Magnétiques/2012
Ensemble SuperMusique: alto saxophone, voice, objects, composition: Joane Hétu; percussion, microphones: Michel F Côté; violin: Guido Del Fabbro; cello: Émilie Girard-Charest;  tenor saxophone, flute, objects: Jean Derome; percussion: Danielle Palardy Roger; synthesizers: Vergil Sharkya; electric bass, electronics: Alexandre St. Onge; turntables: Martin Tétreault; recorded at Studio 270, Montreal, 2012, time: 12:45

Joane Hétu: selections from La Femme Territoire...
a. Opinion (3:51)
b. Fragment Territoire 2 (1:04)
c. L’amoureuse (4:29)
d. Fragment Amour (1:03)
La Femme territoire ou 21 fragments d'humus
Ambiances Magnétiques/2012
voice, objects, melodica, direction: Joane Hétu; voice, objects: Susanna Hood; voice, accordion, glockenspiel: Alice Tougas St-Jak; voice, flutes, alto saxophone, clarinet, objects: Jean Derome; percussion, objects, voice: Isaiah Ceccarelli; voice, flutes, alto saxophone, keyboards, objects: Jean Derome; texts: Constantin Cavafy (a); Joane Hétu (c); recorded at Studio 270, Montreal, 2011

Kenneth Gaburo: Fat Millie's Lament
Tape Play
Pogus Productions/2000
sound collage: Kenneth Gaburo; composition year: 1965; time: 4:54

Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention:
a. The Voice of Cheese (0:27)
b. Nine Types of Industrial Pollution (aka. 400 Days of the Year) (5:56)
c. Zolar Czakl  (0:57)
Uncle Meat
Rykodisk/1987 (orig. Bizarre Records LP 1969)
voice of Suzy Creamcheese: Pamela Zarubica; The Mothers on Uncle Meat: Jimmy Carl Black, Roy Estrada, Ray Collins, Ian Underwood, Artie Tripp, Euclid James Sherwood, Ruth Komanoff, Nelcy Walker, Bunk Gardner, Billy Mundi, Don Preston, Frank Zappa; recorded at Apostolic Studios, New York City and Sunset Studios, Los Angeles, 1968-1969

David Barnes: Danz Kompaktor
violas, djembes, electric guitars, sampler (steel cello, steel drums), synthesizer, sampled viola, hammer dulcimer, percussion: David Barnes; electric guitars: James Brooks; Buchla analog synthesizers: Charles Cohen; recorded in Somerville, Massachusetts; time: 6:45

Steve MacLean: M-Theory
The $100 Guitar Project [various artists]
Bridge Records/2013
The $100 guitar and $100 guitar-modified instruments: Steve MacLean; time: 2:02

Steve MacLean: Piano 2
Flies in the Face of Logic
Pogus Productions/1994
upright piano, upright piano innards, objects, microphones: Steve MacLean; time: 4:43

David Mooney: A Little Noise Goes a Long Way
Facts About Air
Heavy Mental Music by David R. Mooney
David Mooney/2009
noises: David Mooney; time: 5:48

Gen Ken Montgomery: Storage Devices
XI Records/2002
tapes, computers: Ken Montgomery; recorded at Spritzenhaus, Hamburg, 1999; time: 3:11

Eduardo Reck Miranda: Le Jardin de Jérôme (abridged)*
Mother Tongue
electronics, speech synthesis: Eduardo Miranda; recorded at Bourges Institute of Electroacoustic Music; composition year: 2001; abridged time: 10:00

Eduardo Reck Miranda: Maelstrom (from Grain Streams)**
Plural (Miranda/Correa)
James Correa/2002
electronics: James Correa; piano: Catarina Domenici; time: 4:42

* TAINT RADIO version only
** WMUA version only

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