Saturday, June 22, 2013

Martian Gardens for June 23-24, 2013


Sundays live broadcast/webcast
21:00--24:00 EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
June 23, 2013

webcast: Mondays 9:00 -- Noon EDT
June 24, 2013 Host: Max Shea
online playlists: Martian Gardens blog


(WMUA extended version 21:00-02:00, final update: 01:33, June 24)
Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention: The Duke of Prunes
Absolutely Free
Rykodisc/1994 (orig. Verve LP 1967)
recorded at Sunset-Highland Studios, Los Angeles, November 1966; time: 2:13

Eric Moe: Mud Wrestling at the O.K. Corral
Meanwhile Back at the Ranch
New World Records/2013
cello: David Russell; piano: Eric Moe; recorded at Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, North Andover, Massachusetts; March 2012; time: 9:02

George Crumb:
selections from Makrokosmos III: Music for a Summer Evening
a. Nocturnal Sounds (The Awakening) (5:21)
b. The Advent (7:17)
Black Angels; Makrokosmos III
Mode Records/2006
pianos: Luiz Manriquez, Walter Morales; percussion: Nena Lorenz, Brian Spurgeon, Michael Passaris, Mark Shope; voices, whistle, slide whistle, recorder: Andres Cladera; conductor: Juan Pablo Izquierdo; recorded at Carnegie Mellon School of Music Alumni Concert Hall and Recording Studio, Autumn 2002; composition year: 1974

George Crumb: I wonder as I wander (from Voices of a Forgotten World)
Complete Crumb Edition, Vol. 15
Bridge Records/2011
mezzo-soprano: Jamie Van Eyck; baritone: Patrick Mason; Orchestra 2001 (piano: Marcantonio Barone, percussion [unspecified], conductor: James Freeman); recorded at Swarthmore College, October, 2008; composer: traditional; arranged by Crumb, 2006; time: 3:52

Samuel Barber: Sleep Now
Americans In Rome [CD set] (various artists)
Music by Fellows of the American Academy in Rome
Bridge Records/2008
soprano: Susan Narucki; piano: Donald Berman; recorded at the Academy of Arts and Letters; New York City; April 19, 2005; composition year: 1936 (premiered at the Villa Aurelia, American Academy in Rome); time: 2:43

Luciano Berio: I wonder as I wander (from Folk Songs)
The Great Works for Voice
Mode Records/1995
soprano: Christine Schadeberg; Musicians' Accord; conductor: Tania León; recorded at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, New York City, January 6, 1995; composer: traditional; arranged by Berio, 1964; time: 2:00

Jorge Antunes: Canção da Paz (Peace Song)
In Defense of the Machine
Pogus Productions/2013
(for baritone voice and tape) voice: Leonardo Neiva; piano: Deyvison Miranda; recorded at the National Theater of Brasilia, Brazil, March 20, 2010; composition year: 1965; time: 6:29

Jorge Antunes: Proudhonia
!No Se Mata La Justicia!
Sistrum/2003 (orig. LP 1981)
(for mixed chorus and magnetic tape) chorus: Les Douze Solistes des Choeurs de l'ORTIF; directed by Marcel Couraud; recorded at the Festival de la Rochelle, Rencontres Internationales d'Art Contemporain, Salle Oratoire, La Rochelle, France, April 16, 1973; composition year: 1972; time: 10:32

Jorge Antunes: Canto Selvagem (Savage Song)
Savage Songs (1961-1970)
Early Brazilian Electronic Music
Pogus Productions/2003
electronic music: Jorge Antunes; recorded at the Antunes Studio of Chromo-Musical Research, Villa-Lobos Institute, Rio de Janeiro, 1967; composition year: 1967; time: 2:52

Lou Cohen: Symphony 8
Pogus Productions/2013
computer music: Lou Cohen; time: 10:33

John Melby: Layers
In Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the
University of Illinois Experimental Music Studios (1958-2008) (various artists)
University of Illinois School of Music/2008
computer music: John Melby; recorded on the IBM mainframe at the U. Ill; composition year: 1981; time: 9:43

Annea Lockwood: In Our Name
In Our Name
New World Records/2012
baritone: Thomas Buckner; prerecorded voices: Bill Hart and Bruce Odland; cello: Theodore Mook; tape: Annea Lockwood; poems of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay:  "Death Poem," Jumah Al-Dossari (Bahrain), "The Truth," Emad Abdullah Hassan (Yemen), "Is it true," "Osama Abu Kabir (Jordan); didjeridu sample: Stuart Dempster, Didjerilayover; composition year: 2010; time: 11:48

Elizabeth Hoffman: Soundendipities
Intérieurs harmoniques
empreintes DIGITALes/2012
realized at the composer's studio in New York City, 2008-2011; time: 9:28

Manuella Blackburn: Vista Points
Formes audibles
empreintes DIGITALes/2012
electroacoustic music: Manuella Blackburn; realized at the Electroacoustic Music Studios of The University of Manchester, 2009; premiered at the 4th Sound Art Workshop of the International Music Academy, Orford Art Centre, Quebec; composition year: 2009; time: 10:08

Luigi Nono: A floresta é jovem e cheja de vida (excerpt)
Voices of Protest
Mode Records/2001
(for soprano, three reciters, B-flat clarinet, thunder sheets, copper plates, works on tape); sound, mix: Garard Pape; clarinet: Carol Robinson; soprano: Elisabeth Girard; on tape: texts from don't-rock-the-boat-threshold, nuclear-war-is-inevitable-threshold, no-nuclear-use-threshold, Hermann Kahn, U.S. Defense Department military expert, Fortune Magazine, April 1965; excerpt time: 3:30

Delia Derbyshire: Know Your Car (Get Out and Under)
BBC Radiophonic Workshop [A Retrospective] (Various Artists)
BBC Music/2000
electronic music: Delia Derbyshire; written by Adams/Clarke; arr. Derbyshire; recorded at BBC Radiophonic Workshop, London, 1963; time: 0:57

Leo Ciesa: Tom Click
Coat of Arms
solo drumset: Leo Ciesa; recorded at Water Music, Hoboken, October 11, 2009; time: 2:39

Kristin Norderval: Digital Surveillance
Aural Histories
Deep Listening/2012
voice, electronics: Kirstin Norderval; recorded at Harvestworks, New York City, composition year: 2012; time: 4:45

Coil: Penetralia II
Unnatural History
Threshold House/1990
original 7" Shock 45/1987; samples, electronics: Coil; time: 311

Jon Christopher Nelson: Gerry Rigged
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 39 (varous artists)
Music from the University of North Texas
Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia
Centaur Records/2012
(for clarinet and electronics); clarinet: F. Gerard Errante; recorded at the UNT CEMI; composition year: 2004; time: 11:50

F. Gerard Errante: Cherry Blossom and a Wrapped Thing: After Hokusai (J. Shatin)
Delicate Balance
Aucourant Records/2010
composer: Judith Shatin (for clarinet and electronics); clarinet: F. Gerard Errante; composition years: 2004-2006; time: 7:58

Judith Shatin: Glimmerings
60 x 60 -- 2003 (various artists)
Capstone Records/2004
electronic music: Judith Shatin; composition year: 2003; time: 1:00

Maggi Payne: FIZZ
Arctic Winds
Innova Recordings/2010
electroacoustic music: Maggi Payne; recorded at the Center for Contemporary Music, Mills College, Oakland; composition year: 2004; time: 10:18

Elainie Lillios: CELLAR
SEAMUS Volume 6 (various artists)
computer music: Elainie Lillios; recorded at the University of North Texas Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia; composition years: 1994-1995; time: 5:02

Françoise Doherty: Windowsill
Deep Wireless 5 -- Radio Art Compilation
New Adventures in Sound Art/2008
electronic music, voice: Françoise Doherty; composition year: 1997; time: 1:37

Stan Link: [-snow)]
60 x 60 -- 2004-2005
electronic music: Stan Link; voice: Barbara Bins; composition year: 2003; time: 1:00

Lutz Glandien:
a. The Empty Lot (0:56)
b. And the Snow (1:57)
Lost In Rooms -- A Virtualectric Story
ReR Megacorp/2003
sampling, processing, voice, texts: Lutz Glandien, Daelik; sampled voice: Anna-Liisa Lepasepp; recorded in Berlin, 2003
*WMUA version only

Benjamin Boretz and Mary Lee Roberts:
The Purposes and Politics of Engaging Strangers (excerpt)
a. Various texts by Benjamin Boretz
b. Inter/play tape -- Converge (The Barrytown Orchestra)
Open Space 6 (various artists)
Open Space/1994
voices, sounds: John Peel, Penelope Hyde, The Barrytown Orchestra, The Goleta Anarchist Music Ensemble; recorded at Williamette University, Salem, Oregon, December 6, 1991; excerpt time: 16:00
*WMUA version only

Robert Ashley: The Supermarket (Famous People)
Perfect Lives -- An Opera for Television
Lovely Music, Ltd./2006 (orig. CD 1991, orig. VHS 1983)
voice, text: Robert Ashley; keyboards: "Blue" Gene Tyranny; chorus: Jill Kroesen, David Van Tieghem; production: Peter Gordon; director: John Sanborn; recorded at The Kitchen, New York City; time: 24:53
*WMUA version only

John Luther Adams: Four Thousand Holes
Four Thousand Holes
Cold Blue Music/2011
piano: Stephen Drury; vibraphone, orchestra bells: Scott Deal; electronic aura: John Luther Adams; recorded at Jordan Hall New England Conservatory of Music, 2010; composition year: 2010; time: 32:51
*WMUA version only

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