Saturday, August 3, 2013

Martian Gardens for August 4-5, 2013


Sundays live broadcast/webcast
21:00--24:00 EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
July 28, 2013

webcast: Mondays 9:00 -- Noon EDT
July 29, 2013 Host: Max Shea
online playlists: Martian Gardens blog


(final update: 00:18, 8/05/13)


Morton Feldman: Journey to the End of Night 
1. 2:11
2. 1:12
3. 1:00
4. 2:37
Voices & Instruments
Mode Records/2002
The Barton Workshop (soprano: Claron McFadden, flute: Jos Zwaanenburg, clarinet: Harmen de Boer, bass clarinet: John Anderson, bassoon: Krijn van Arnhem); text: Louis-Ferdinand Céline, "Journey to the End of Night," recorded in the Netherlands circa 1999; composition year: 1949; total time: 7:00

Orkest De Volharding: Workers Union (L. Andriessen)
The Minimalists [various artists]
Mode Records/2009
composer: Louis Andriessen; recorded at MCO Studios, Hilversum, The Netherlands, April 2009; composition year: 1975; time: 17:15

Normal Love: Electrolytes in the Brine 
Survival Tricks
violin: Jessica Pavone; bass: Evan Lipson; drums: Eli Litwin; electric guitar: Amnon Freidlin; vocals, keyboards: Merissa Martigoni; recorded in Brooklyn, 2011; time: 4:49

Anne LeBaron: Funeral Bells for Harry Partch
Innova Recordings/2010
shakuhachi: Kiku Day; harp: Anne LeBaron; koto: Kanoko Nishi; recorded at Mills College, Oakland, 2005; time: 9:00

Elizabeth Brown: Seahorse
New World Records/2013
(for theremin and Partch Instruments); theremin: Elizabeth Brown; Newband (guitar 1: Dean Drummond, harmonic canon 1: Jared Soldiviero; chromeolodeon: Dave Broom, diamond marimba: Bill Ruyle; bass marimba: Joe Bergen; zoomoozophone, juststrokerods: Joe Free);  recorded at Leshowitz Recital Hall, Montclair State University, New Jersey, January 10, 2013; composition year: 2008; time: 9:09

Newband: Dark Brother (H. Partch)
Harry Parch/Dean Drummond
Innova Recordings/2001
(for bass baritone and Partch Instruments); composer: Harry Partch; Newband (bass baritone: Robert Osborne; tenor violin: Gregory Hesselink, chromeolodeon: Nelson Padgett, bass marimba: Dominic Donato, kithara I: Dean Drummond) text: Thomas Wolfe, "God's Lonely Man"; recorded at the Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, November 2000, composition years: 1942-1943; time: 9:32

Harry Partch: Windsong
The Harry Partch Collection Volume 3
New World Records/2005 (orig. 1997)
Partch Instruments performed by Harry Partch (harmonic canon II, adapted viola, surrogate, kithara, chromelodeon, boo, diamond marimba, cloud-chamber bowls, spoils of war, bass marimba); recorded in Chicago, 1958; composition year: 1958 (originally released on Gate Five Records, 1962); time: 11:36

Noah Creshevsky: 
iii. Autumn (8:52)
iv. Interlude 2 (3:00)
The Four Seasons
electroacoustic music: Noah Creshevsky; ingredients may include -- clarinets: Sherman Friedland, Al Margolis; clarinet, alto sax: Alex Kontoravich; tenor and alto saxes: Audrey Betsy Welber; tenor sax: Tedross Avery; trumpet: Ben Holmes; trumpet voice: Susan Watts; trombone: Monique Buzzarte; drums: Ray Marchica, Gregg Mervine; voice: Tomomi Adachi, Jeremiah Crawly, Amy Denio, Beth Griffith, Kathy Hanson, Chris Mann, Maria Mannisto; guitars, voice: Gary Heidt; guitars, Rodney Jones, Marco Oppedisano; banjo: Rich Gross; violins: Maria Kimura, Amy Zakar; basses: Orin Buck, Lonnie Plaxico, Heather Chriscaden Versace; composition years: 1992--2013; master composition year: 2013; total excerpts time: 11:52

Alvin Curran: Alef Bet Gimel Shofar
Shofar Rags
shofars, sampler, samples: Alvin Curran; recorded at Studio Luca Spagnoletti, Rome, Italy, June 2012, composition year: 2012; time: 4:40

Alvin Curran: 
a. Mango Tango (3:36)
b. Sotto Voce (2:01)
Toto Angelica
ReR Megacorp/2005
keyboard, sampler: Alvin Curran; live processing: Domenico Sciajno; recorded at the composer's studio: Poggidero-Velletri, Italy, January 2002, remixed 2002-2005; total excerpts time: 5:37

William Price: WOOSH
Electronic Masters Vol. 2 [various artists]
Ablaze Records/2013
computer music: William Price; recorded at the composer's studio, Birmingham, Alabama; premiered at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, April 6, 2013; time: 3:24

Robert Scott Thompson: You Can Hear a Pin Drop
Play is the Supreme Bricoleur of Frail Transient Constructions
Aucourant Records/2012
electroacoustic music: RST; recorded at the composer's studio, Roswell, Georgia; time: 12:34

Jorge Antunes: Rituel Violet
In Defense of the Machine
Pogus Productions/2013
(for tenor saxophone and magnetic tape); tenor saxophone: Daniel Kientzy; realized at LIEM (Informática y Electrónica Musical) CDMC (Center for the Promotion of Contemporary Music), Madrid, Spain, 1999; composition year: 1999; time: 5:47

Martin Bédard: Push & Pull
empreintes DIGITALes/2012
electroacoustic music realized at the composer's studio, 2010; premiered at the festival Akousma (7), Studio Hydro-Québec of the Monument-National, Montreal, October 28, 2010; composition year: 2010; time: 16:00

Luigi Nono: Epitaffio No. 3 -- Memento
Romance de la Guardia Civil española
Como Una Ola De Fuerza Y Luz / Epitaffio 1 & 3 
Berlin Classics/1994 (orig. Eterna LP/1977)
soprano and speaker: Roswitha Trexler; Rundfunkchor & Rundfunk-Sinfonie Orchester Leipzig, director: Horst Neumann; text: Federico Garcia Lorca; recorded at Paul-Garhardt-Kirche, Leipzeig, July 1976; composition years: 1952-1953; time: 16:46

George Crumb: The Ghosts of Alhambra (Spanish Songbook I)
I. Alba (Dawn) (2:59)
II. Las Seis Cuerdas (The Six Strings) (3:58)
III. Danza (Dance) 1:25
IV. Paisaje (Landscape) 3:02)
V. Ay! (1:59)
VI. Malagueña (2:45)
VII. Memento (2:24)
The Complete Crumb Edition, Vol. 15
Bridge Records/2011
baritone: Patrick Mason; guitar: David Starobin; percussion: Daniel Druckman; texts: Federico Garcia Lorca; recorded at the Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, June 2010; composition year: 2009; total time: 18:57
*WMUA version only 

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