Friday, June 14, 2013

Martian Gardens for June 16-17, 2013


Sundays live broadcast/webcast
21:00--24:00 EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
June 16, 2013

webcast: Mondays 9:00 -- Noon EDT
June 17, 2013 Host: Max Shea
online playlists: Martian Gardens blog


(updated June 17, 00:03)

Nadia Sirota: From the Invisible to the Visible (S. Worden)
New Amsterdam Records/2013
composer: Shara Worden; viola, keyboards: Nadia Sirota; organ, keyboards: James McVinnie; synthesizers, programming: Valgeir Sigurdsson; percussion: Frank Aarink; keyboards, synthesizers, percussion: Daniel Bjarneson; recorded at Greenhouse Studios, Reykjavik, Iceland, 2012; composition year: 2012; time: 4:01

Eclipse Quartet with William Winant: s:c:a:t:t:e:r:i:n:g (Z. Parkins)
Zeena Parkins-Frederic Rzewski-James Tenney
New World Records/2013
composer: Zeena Parkins; Eclipse Quartet (violins: Sarah Parkins, Sarah Thornblade; viola: Alma Lisa Fernandez; cello: Maggie Parkins); marimba, tom toms, snare, Lou Harrison bell instrument, chimes, various metal percussion, spinning samples: William Winant; recorded at Littlefield Concert Hall, Mills College, Oakland, 2012; composition year: 2012; time: 25:22

Lou Harrison: Allegro
Rhymes with Silver
New Albion Records/2000
piano: Julie Steinberg; percussion: William Winant; recorded at Fantasy Records, Berkeley, June 2000; time: 4:57

NewBand: Daphne of the Dunes (H. Partch)
Microtonal Works
Mode Records/1994
composer: Harry Partch; NewBand -- Partch Instruments (boo, spoils of war, kithara II, pre-recorded boo: Dominic Donato; harmonic canons, kithara II, spoils of war, pre-recorded kithara: Dean Drummond; kithara II, harmonic canon, surrogate kithara: Nina Kellman; cloud-chamber bowls; Michael Lipsey; cello gourd tree, cone gongs: Ted Mook; diamond marimba, pre-recorded diamond marimba: James Pugliese; chromelodeon, harmonic canon: Elizabeth Rodgers; recorded at Mastersound, Astoria, Queens, 1991-1993; composition year: 1958, revised 1967; time: 18:24

Maddalena Fagandini: Ideal Home Exhibition
BBC Radiophonic Workshop [A Retrospective] (various artists)
BBC Music/2000
electronic music: Maddalena Fagandini; recorded at the BBC Radiophonic Workship, London, for the "People Make Programmes" exhibit at the BBC stand of the Ideal Homes Exhibition, 1962; time: 1:02

R. Weis: Narinya (Bomana Dream)
Web of Illusion
samples, electronics: R. Weis; recorded in New York City, 1998; time: 3:04

Wendy Carlos: Yusae-Aisae
Beauty in the Beast
East Side Digital/2000 (orig. Audion LP 1986)
digital synthesizers: Wendy Carlos; composition year: 1986; time: 3:12

Tracie Morris: Africa(n)
Mendi + Keith Obadike present Crosstalk [various artists]
Bridge Records/2009
electronic music, text: Tracie Morris; recorded in New York City, 2007; time: 3:28

Kristoff K. Roll: Récit de rêve (Le concept d’arrosage)
À L'Ombre Des Ondes
empreintes DIGITALes/2012
electroacoustic music: Carole Rieussec, J-Kristoff Camps; dream narrative: Francis Vadillo; realized at at the studio Les ombres d’ondes (L2O) in Frontigna, France, 2011

Jorge Antunes: Toccata Irisée
In Defense of the Machine
Pogus Productions/2013
(for percussion and electronic sounds) marimba, cuica: Thierry Miroglio;recorded at Salle Olivier Messiaen, Radio France, Paris, April 24, 2004; composition year: 2003; time: 16:12

Stuart Saunders Smith: Links No. 4 (Monk)
The Links Series of Vibraphone Essays
New World Records/2009
composer: S.S. Smith with quotes from Thelonious Monk; vibraphone: Steven Schick; recorded at Warren Studio A, University of California San Diego, August 2008; composition year: 1982; time: 8:07

Roger Reynolds: Sanctuary (excerpt)
Mode Records/2011 
percussion: red fish blue fish, directed by Steven Schick; recorded at the National Art Gallery, Washington D.C., with live electronics, recorded in 2007, additional processing at the University of California San Diego, 2008-2009; excerpt time: 13:35

Annea Lockwood: selections from The Glass World 
a.Water Jars (1:32)
b. Rod Roll (1:03)
c. Micro Glass on Goblet (1:05) 
The Glass World
¿What Next? Recordings/1997 (original Tangent LP 1970)
glass objects played by Annea Lockwood from The Glass World concert series 1966-1973

Martin Bédard: Métal fatigue 
electroacoustic music realized at the composer’s studio, Montreal, and during trips to Havre-Aubert, Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, and Saint-Eugène, L’Islet, Québec; composition year: 2012; time: 12:43

Fortner Anderson and Ned Bouhalassa: 3 Out of Every 10
voice, text: Fortner Anderson; recorded at Pines Studio, Montreal; electroacoustic music recorded at Ned Bouhalassa's studio, Montreal, composition year: 2012; time: 7:22

Shelley Hirsch: 
a. Burst (0:48)
b. War of Dreams (8:07)
a. multitracked vocals: Shelley Hirsch; recorded at Crosstown Studios; composition year: 1981; b. vocals, live electronics: Shelley Hirsch; text: Angela Carter, arr. Shelley Hirsch; sampling keyboards: David Weinstein; recorded at Harvestworks, New York City, 1991

Dorota Czerner: 2 Poems
a. St. Andrew's Night (6:13)*
b. Fireflies (4:43)
Open Space 29 (Barkin, Czerner, Boretz)
Open Space/2012
voice, texts: Dorota Czerner; sound: Benjamin Boretz 
*WMUA version only

Jon Rose: hopeless @ hardsell.con
shopping live @ victo
ReR Megacorp/1999
violin, store guide: Jon Rose; contrabass, voice: Joell Leandre; sampler, guitar: Otomo Yoshihide; noises, drums: Chris Cutler; recorded at the 11th Festival International De Musique Actuel de Victoriaville, Canada, May 22, 1994

Musci/Cutler/Rose/Gabbiano: Part One*
ReR Megacorp/2002
music for the silent films of Joris Ivens; sampler: Roberto Musci; electrified percussion, sampler: Chris Cutler; tenor violin, processing: Jon Rose; acoustic and electric guitars: Claudio Gabbiani; recorded at the SenzaParole Festival, Milan, December 10, 1999 
*WMUA version only

Dorothy Hindman: Drift*
Tapping the Furnace
Atlas Saxophone Quartet (Corey Polacek, Susan Cook, Shawn Tracy, Bryan Polacek); composition year: 2002; time: 5:13
*WMUA version only

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Sunday, June 9, 2013

Martian Gardens for June 9-10, 2013


Sundays live broadcast/webcast
21:00--24:00 EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
June 9, 2013

webcast: Mondays 9:00 -- Noon EDT
June 10, 2013 Host: Max Shea
online playlists: Martian Gardens blog


Lou Harrison:  Short Set from "Lazarus Laughed"
a. Caligula's Dream (1:34)
b. Miriam (1:36)
c. Round Dance (2:02)
Works 1939-2000
Mode Records/2003
flute, alto flute: Leta Miller; cello: Karen Andrie; celesta: Michael McGushin; recorded at the recital hall at the University of Santa Cruz, 2001; composition year: 1999; total time: 5:12

Elliott Carter: Voyage
Music of Elliott Carter 9
Bridge Records/2013
soprano: Tony Arnold; text: Hart Crane; Colorado College Festival Orchestra, conductor: Scott Yoo; recorded at Packard Hall, Colorado Springs, June 2007; composition year: 1943; time: 5:12

Burr Van Nostrand: Whisper exquisitely, Cadenza (Movement I)
Voyage in a White Building I
New World Records/2013
vocalizations: Lautaro Mantilla; text (in movements II and III): Hart Crane; New England Conservatory Ensemble, conductor: Anthony Coleman; recorded October 8, 2012; composition year: 1969; time: 7:07

Dorothy Hindman: Tapping the Furnace
Tapping the Furnace
Innova Recordings/2013
unpitched percussion, voice: Stuart Gerber; text: retired blast furnace worker Clarence Dean; recorded at the Center for Audio Recording Arts, Georgia State University School of Music; composition year: 2006; time: 14:57

Leo Ciesa: Burnt Solids
Coat of Arms
solo drumset: Leo Ciesa; recorded at Water Music, Hoboken, New Jersey, September 11, 2009; time: 3:22

Hamid Drake: Born Upon a Lotus
frame drums, voice: Hamid Drake; recorded at Soma Electronic Music Studios, Chicago; March 2005; time: 3:04

Manuella Blackburn: Karita oto
Forrmes audibles
empreintes DIGITALes/2012
Japanese instrument sounds collected in Tokyo by Manuella Blackburn, 2008, electroacoustic music realized at the Electroacoustic Music Studios of the University of Manchester, UK, 2009; composition year: 2009; time: 14:42

SlowPitch: Anterior Second Movement
MusicWorks #116 [various artists]
MusicWorks Magazine/2013
turntables, electronics: Sheldon Paterson; time: 3:09

R. Weis: East Village Suite
tapes, turntables, TV sets: R. Weis; composed in the early 1980s, time: 12:30

Pierre Schaeffer: Impromptu (from Le Trièdre fertile)
L'Œuvre Musicale
Electronic Music Foundation/1998*
electronic music: Pierre Schaeffer; recorded at Salle de L'Ancien Conservatoire; premiered December 17, 1976; time: 3:28
*reissued by INA-GRM, 2010

Dominique Ferraton: White Noise*
Deep Wireless 5 -- Radio Art Compilation [various artists]
New Adventures in Sound Art/2008
electronic music, processing: Dominique Ferraton; time: 3:52
* WMUA version only

Wendy Atkinson: Summer BBQ*
Deep Wireless 5 -- Radio Art Compilation [various artists]
New Adventures in Sound Art/2008
voice, text: Wendy Atkinson; time: 1:19
*TAINT radio version only

Peter Eötvös: Electrochronicle Session June 9, 1974
Budapest Music Center Records/2002
for stereo tape, recorded at WDR, Köln, 1974; time: 4:13

Karlheinz Stockhausen: Spiral II
Spiral - Pole - Wach - Zyklus (and other works)
zither, bamboo flute, reed pipe, synthesizer, short wave radio: Peter Eötvös; recorded at Abbey Road, London, July 1971; composition year: 1968; time: 16:08

John Cage: Cartridge Music (excerpt)
Music for Merce Cunningham
Mode Records/1991
phonograph cartridges, small amplified objects: Takehisa Kosugi, Michael Pugliese, David Tudor; recorded in Paris, 1988; composition year: 1960; adapted by The Merce Cunningham Dance Company for the dance "Changing Steps" (Brooklyn Academy of Music, 1973); excerpt time: 7:11

David Tudor: Phonemes (excerpt)
The Art of David Tudor 1963-1992
New World Records/2013
live electronics: David Tudor; recorded in Tel Aviv, November 29, 1992; composition year: 1981; commissioned by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company for the dance "Channels/Inserts" (New York City, 1981); excerpt time: 9:00

Elizabeth Hoffman: Water Spirits
Intérieurs harmoniques
empreintes DIGITALes/2012
algorithmic processing of water sounds: Elizabeth Hoffman; realized at the composer's studio in New York City, 2007-2011; premiered at the SEAMUS 2006 National Conference, University of Oregon, Eugene, time: 10:41

Annea Lockwood: Esztergom to Keselyus
A Sound Map of the Danube
Lovely Music, Ltd./2008
environmental recordings: Annea Lockwood; recorded on the Danube in Hungary, 10/24/02, 9/14/03, 9/17/03, 9/18/03; time: 10:00

Ursula Mamlok:
a. Three Part Fugue in A Minor*
b. Three Bagatelles
I. Grazioso (0:38)
II. Very Calm (1:08)
III. Playful (1:08)
Music of Ursula Mamlok Volume 4
Bridge Records/2012
a. piano: Holger Groschopp; recorded at Gärtnerstraße, Berlin, September 2012; composition year: 1987; total time: 2:56; 
*b. piano: Holger Groschopp; recorded at Gärtnerstraße, Berlin, September 2012, composition year, 1944; time: 1:57
WMUA version only

-- FIN --