Saturday, July 6, 2013

Martian Gardens for July 7-8, 2013


Sundays live broadcast/webcast
21:00--24:00 EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
July 7, 2013

webcast: Mondays 9:00 -- Noon EDT
July 8, 2013 Host: Max Shea
online playlists: Martian Gardens blog

(WMUA extended edition 21:00--01:15)

Vivian Adelberg Rudow: The Spirit of America
Sound Portraits
MSR Classics/2013
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor: Jeffrey Silberschlag; recorded in at Green Room Productions at St. Luke's Recording Studio, London, 2005; composition years: 1999/2006; time: 10:54

Dorothy Hindman: Magic City
Tapping the Furnace
Innova Recordings/2013
Kiev Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor: Robert Ian Winstin; recorded at Needlepoint Studios, Birmingham, Alabama, composition year: 1998; time: 10:18

Judith Shatin: Three Summers Heat--
a. Just Now the Sea-Green Banners Fly (2:09)
b. Just Now the Early Peach is Red (1:57)
c. It's Midsummer and Too Hot to Walk (3:29)
d. Summer Earth is Windless. Heat Still Presses (1:49)
e. Light Clothes! Few Clothes! (2:00)
f. I Remember Desire like White Light (3:20)
g. I Raise my Head to Look at T'ung Trees (2:20)

CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 29 [various artists]
 Music from VCCM: Virginia Center for Computer Music University of Virginia
Centaur Records/1999
soprano: Susan Narucki; text: Tzu Yeh (Chin Dynasty); recorded at Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University, August, 1998; composition year: 1989; total time: 17:48

Charles Ives: The Housatonic at Stockbridge
The Light That is Felt -- Songs of Charles Ives
New World Records/2008
soprano: Susan Narucki; text: Robert Underwood Johnson; piano: Donald Berman; recorded at the Recital Hall at the Performing Arts Center, SUNY Purchase, March 2008; composition year: 1921; time: 3:06

Eclipse Quartet with William Winant: Whimwhams (F. Rzewski)
Eclipse Quartet with William Winant
New World Records/2013
marimba: William Winant; Eclipse (violins: Sarah Parkins, Sarah Thornblade, viola: Alma Lisa Fernandez, cello: Maggie Parkins); recorded at the Littlefield Concert Hall, Mills College, Oakland, 2012; time: 13:57

J.D. Parran: 3 x Spearman (for O'Hara)
Window Spirits -- Solo
Mutable Music/2010
mbira, poetry, voice: J.D. Parran; time: 4:25

Philip Krumm: Music for Clocks
Music from The ONCE Festival 1961-1966 [various artists]
New World Records/2003
flute: Anne Speer; snipes: Kenneth Snipes; oboe: John Morgan; clarinet: Richard Reynolds; French horns: Kay Maves; violin: Lana Lou Nail; violin: Michael von Biel; double bass: Bertram Turetzky; prepared piano: Philip Krumm; conductor: Donald Scavarda; recorded at the ONCE Festival, Ann Arbor, Michigan, February 17, 1963; composition year: 1962; time: 10:24

Walter Ruttmann: Weekend
An Anthology of Noise & Electronic Music [various artists]
first a-chronology 1921-2001 
Sub Rosa/2001
sound collage: Walter Ruttman; presented in Berlin, June 13, 1930; composition year: 1930; time: 11:10

Iannis Xenakis: La Légende d'Eer (excerpt)
Electronic Works I -- La Légende d'Eer
Mode Records/2005
electroacoustic work for 7-channel tape, new stereo mix from the original master tape, remastered by Gerard Pape at GRM Paris, June 2004; composition years: 1977-1978; excerpt time: 5:41

John Cage: Variations V (excerpt)
Variations V (DVD)
Mode Records/2013
recorded in Paris, 1966; live electronics: John Cage, David Tudor, Gordon Mumma for the Merce Cunningham Dance Company; composition year: 1965; time: 5:41

John Cage: Overpopulation and Art & Royanji (excerpt)
From Zero (DVD)
Mode Records/2004 (orig. 1995)
lecture delivered by John Cage at Stanford University, 1992; concurrent with Royanji, soprano: Isabelle Ganz, percussion: Michael Pugliese; composition years: 1983-1985; excerpt time: 9:44

Iannis Xenakis: Concret PH
Electronic Music
electroacoustic music (sound source: burning charcoal); created for the Philips Pavilion under the direction of Le Corbusier, Expo '58, Brussels, composition year: 1958; time: 2:42

Manuella Blackburn: Kitchen Alchemy
Formes Audibles
empreintes DIGITALes/2012
electroacoustic music (sound sources: kitchen utensils and devices); realized at the electroacoustic music studios of the University of Manchester; premiered at the MANTIS South-North Festival, March 11, 2007; composition year: 2007; time: 11:31

Paul Lansky: Table's Clear (excerpt)
Bridge Records/1992
kitchen percussion, voices: Jonah and Caleb Lansky; tape, processing: Paul Lansky; recorded at the Lansky home, Princeton, New Jersey, October 1990; excerpt time: 10:00

John Melby: For Milton
Milton Babbitt -- A Composer's Memorial [various artists]
Open Space/2012
soprano: Patricia Sonego; text: Percy Bysshe Shelley ("Adonis"); computer: John Melby; composition year: 2011; time: 6:28 

Paul Lansky: Table's Clear (further excerpt)
Bridge Records/1992
kitchen percussion, voices: Jonah and Caleb Lansky; tape, processing: Paul Lansky; recorded at the Lansky home, Princeton, New Jersey, October 1990; excerpt time: 5:00

Warren Burt: The Shape of the Voice I: Milton Babbitt
Milton Babbitt -- A Composer's Memorial [various artists]
Open Space/2012
computer: Warren Burt; composition year: 2011;  time: 6:05

Arie Shapira: And Time Touches Like Feather
Electronics Plus
Arie Shapira/2000
computer: Arie Shapira; processed voice: Orna Elsstein reading her poem "And Time Touches Like Feather"; composition year: 1989; time: 12:29
*WMUA version only

Elizabeth Hoffman: Red is the Rows
Milton Babbitt -- A Composer's Memorial [various artists]
Open Space/2012
violins: Conrad Harris and Pauline Kim Harris; recorded at the new music community center Exapno, Brooklyn, October 23, 2011; time: 11:38 

Elizabeth Hoffman: d-ness*
Intérieurs harmoniques
empreintes DIGITALes/2012
electroacoustic music (sound source: Red is the Rows); realized at Hoffman's studio in New York City, fall 2011; time: 10:17
*Hoffman's "Red is the Rows" and "d-ness" programmed contiguously on TAINT Radio version

Richard Karpen: Exchange*
Centaur Records/2004
(for computer and flute) computers, programming: Richard Karpen, Center for Computer Music and Acoustics (CCRMA), Stanford University, 1987; flute: Jos Zwaanburg. recorded at the Royal College of Music, July 2003; composition year: 1987; time: 13:06
*WMUA version only

Nadia Sirota:  Etude 3 (P. Corley)
New Amsterdam Records/2013
composer: Paul Corley) viola, keyboards: Nadia Sirota; organ, keyboards: James McVinnie; synthesizers, programming: Valgeir Sigurdsson; percussion: Frank Aarnink; programming: Paul Corley; recorded at Greenhouse Studios, Reykjavik, Iceland, 2011
*WMUA version only

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