Saturday, September 7, 2013

Martian Gardens for September 8-9, 2013


Sundays live broadcast/webcast
21:00--24:00 EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
September 8, 2013

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



Elizabeth Brown: Shinshōfūkei, or An Imagined Landscape
a. Stroll Garden (3:54)
b. Aged, Mossy Rock (2:43)
c. Praised Poetry -- Landscape Haiku (4:41)
d. Departure (3:04)
New World Records/2013
(for Japanese traditional instrument orchestra); ProMusica Nipponia, conductor: Yasushi Inada; recorded at Kioi Hall, Tokyo, January 29, 2011; composition year: 2010; total time: 14:37

Shih-Hi Chen: selections from Sweet Rice Pie (based on Taiwanese Nursery Rhymes)
a. Sweet Rice Pie I (1:07)
b. Firefly (3:08)
c. Sweet Rice Pie II (1:34)
Returning Souls
New World Records/2013
baritone: Timothy Jones; flute Leone Buyse; clarinet: Michael Webster; harp: Nuiko Wadden; percussion: Matthew McClung; violin: Timothy Peters; cello: Norman Fischer; conductor: Kevin Noe; recorded at Stude Concert Hall, Shepherd School of Music, Rice University, April 2013; composition year: 2005; total excerpts time: 5:49

John Cage: 
a. John Cage speaks about 101 (1:00)
b. 101 (for large orchestra) (12:13)
Orchestral Works I
Mode Records/1994
New England Conservatory Philharmonia; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, March 1991; composition year: 1989

On the occasion of the 101st anniversary of the birth of John Cage, September 8, 1912

Elaine Barkin: At the Piano
ee (2): A sound album by Elaine Barkin
Open Space/2000
piano: Dan Poynton; composition year: 1982; time: 11:33

John Luther Adams: Mourning Dove
Mode Records/2012
The Calithumpian Consort, director: Stephen Drury; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, October 3, 2006; composition years: 1974-1979, 2006; time: 5:50

J.C. Combs: Recycled Piano
Spectropol Records/2013
piano, processing: J.C. Combs; recorded at the composer's studio, Seattle, composition year: 2013; time: 2:07

Brian Eno: Events in Dense Fog
Music for Films
Editions E.G./1989 (orig. LP 1978)
piano, synthesizer: Brian Eno; time: 3:42

Jim Fox: Black Water (2nd 1/2)
Black Water
Cold Blue Music/2013
(for three pianos); piano: Bryan Pezzone; recorded at Architecture Studios, Los Angeles, July 2006; composition year: 1984; excerpt time: 9:04

Henry Brant: September 8, 1900. Galveston Bay
Autumn Hurricanes -- Henry Brant Collection, Volume 5
Innova Recordings/2006
(Autumn Hurricanes: A spatial cantata for widely separated vocal and instrumental groups) September 8: soloists -- soprano: Janice Jenkins; baritone: Craig Maddox; flute: Nancy Maloney; piano, orchestra -- musicians of Stetson University; chief conductor: Henry Brant; recorded at Elizabeth Hall Auditorium, Stetson University, DeLand, Florida, April 26, 1986; composition year: 1986; September 8 time: 12:22

Beth Anderson: Tower of Power
Peachy Keen-O
Pogus Productions/2003
organ, electronics: Linda Collins; recorded at Mills College Chapel, Oakland, 1973; composition year: 1973; time: 10:06

Scott Smallwood: Rusted Womb of Bomber
Desert Winds -- Six Windblown Sound Pieces and Other Works
Deep Listening/2002
sounds recorded at the Enola Gay Hangar, Wendover Airport, Utah; produced at iEAR Studios, Troy, New York; time: 6:58

Nicolas Dion: Transparent
Deep Wireless 4 -- Radio Art Compilation [variation artists]
New Adventures in Sound Art/2007
glass bowl, glass marble, processing: Nicolas Dion; time: 1:02

Andrea Borghi: Calibrated notify
Musica Per Nastro (Tape Music)
Spectropol Records/2012
sound collage, electronics: Andrea Borghi; time: 4:19

Natasha Barrett: Gentle Sediment (Barely: Part 3)
Bouteilles de Klein
empreintes DIGITALes/2010
recorded at the composer's studio, Oslo, Norway, premiered at the 38th Festival Synthèse, Bourges, France, June 4, 2008; Barely Project composition years: 2006-2008; excerpt time: 9:35

Darren Copeland: They're Trying to Save Themselves
Perdu et Retrouve [Lost and Found]
empreintes DIGITALes/2007
electroacoustic music realized at the composer's studio and premiered on CBC Radio One, September 11, 2002 for the commemorative program "Loss and Legacy"; composition year: 2002; time: 3:53

Philippe Auclair: Le Creux de l'Enfer
Compendium International -- Bourges 2006 [various artists]
Mnémosyne Musique Media/2006
electroacoustic music realized IMEB Bourges by Philippe Auclair for his oratorio Légende de Saint Genes (“The Legend of Saint Genesius”); composition year: 2006; time: 10:03

Nicola Monopoli: The Rite of Judgment 
Electronic Masters Vol. 2 [various artists]
Ablaze Records/2013
electroacoustic music realized at the composer's studio in Barletta, Italy; composition year: 2011; time: 4:33

Muslimgauze: Morphina Gobi 
percussion, tapes: Bryn Jones; recorded in Manchester, UK, 1998; time: 7:36

Elainie Lillios: Dreams in the Desert
Music from SEAMUS volume 13 [various artists]
electroacoustic music realized at the composer's studio, Bowling Green, Ohio; composition year: 2001; time: 10:50

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