Saturday, October 5, 2013

Martian Gardens for October 6-7, 2013


Sundays live broadcast/webcast
21:00--24:00 EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
October 6, 2013

webcast: Mondays 9:00 -- Noon EDT
October 7, 2013 Host: Max Shea

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog



Charles Ives: Two Little Flowers
The Light That is Felt -- Songs of Charles Ives
New World Records/2008
soprano: Susan Narucki; piano: Donald Berman; text: Harmony Twichell Ives;  recorded at the Recital Hall, SUNY, Purchase, March 2008; composition year: 1921; time: 1:21

John Luther Adams: The Light That Fills the World
The Light That Fills the World
Cold Blue Music/2002
bass clarinet: Marty Walker; vibraphone, marimba: Amy Knoles; piano: Bryan Pezzone; violin: Robin Lorentz; double bass: Barry Newton; electric keyboard, sound design: Nathaniel Reichman; recorded at Architecture studios, Los Angeles, August 2002; composition years: 1998-2001; time: 12:58

Iannis Xenakis: Mists
Works for Piano
Mode Records/1999
piano: Aki Takahashi; recorded at Digital Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon Institute, March 1998; composition year: 1980; time: 12:51

Xenakis dedicated to Gretchen P.

Matthew Burtner: Mists
Portals of Distortion
Innova Recordings/1999
for computer noise controller and stone trio; composition year: 1995; time: 4:26

Matthew Burtner: from Polyrhythmicana 
a. Metal XY (1:30)
b. Split/Joined Diamonds (in Wood) (1:41)
c. C Acceleration Phase (2:24)
NOISE Plays Burtner
Innova Recordings/2013
saxophone: Matthew Burtner; computer: Nathan Brock; NOISE (flute: Lisa Cella; violin: Mark Menzies; cello: Franklin Cox; guitar: Colin McAllister; piano: Christopher Adler; percussion: Morris Palter); recorded at UCSD Studio A, San Diego; composition year: 2002; total excerpts time: 5:30

Aldo Clementi: Passacaglia 
Works with Flutes
Mode Records/2010
flute: Roberto Fabbriciani; electronics: Alvise Vidolin; recorded at the Sound and Architecture Laboratory, Foundation School of San Giorgio, Venice; tape realized at the Real Time Center, Florence; composition year: 1988; time: 11:50

Alvin Curran: 
a. Introduction to Maritime Rites concerts (Rattlesnake Mountain) (1:27)
b. Rattlesnake Mountain (Pauline Oliveros) (10:46) 
Maritme Rites
New World Records/2004
accordion: Pauline Oliveros; field recordings: whistle buoy (Robinson's Rock, Penobscot Bay, Maine), three-toned gong (Camden, Maine), foghorns (Rockland Harbor, Maine); voice: Karen McLean, Lighthouse Keeper, U.S. Coastguard (Doubling Point, Maine); accordion composition year (Rattlesnake Mountain: 1982); original production year (Maritime Rites concerts): 1985; time w/ intro: 11:14

ZWERM electric guitar quartet: 
a. Underwater Princess Waltz (A. Curran) (1:29)
b. Her Waltzing with Her (A. Curran) (2:39)
Underwater Princess Waltz [various artists]
A Collection of One-Page Pieces
New World Records/2013
composer: Alvin Curran; guitars: Johannes Westendorp, Toon Callier; recorded at Artcity DeSingel, Antwerp, Belgium, April 2013; composition year: 1972; total excerpts time: 4:08

Warren Burt: from Poems of Rewi Alley
a. To Make a Machine (4:02)
b. Kashgar, 1957 (1:02)
c. Santai Morning (0:56)
d. A Communist Mother (0:52)
Poems of Rewi Alley
Sonic Gallery/2006
reader: John Britton; electronic musical setting: Warren Burt; texts: Rewi Alley; recorded at Move Records Studio, Melbourne Australia Asia Foundation, 2006; total excerpts time: 6:52

Vivian Adelberg Rudow: Cuban Lawyer, Juan Blanco
Electroacoustic Music IX [various artists]
Electroshock Records/2004
electroacoustic music: Vivian Adelberg Rudow; voice: Juan Blanco (from Portraits of Lawyers); composition year: 2000; time: 5:27

Juan Blanco: Cirkus Toccato
Nuestro Tiempo (Our Time)
Innova Recordings/2013
electroacoustic music: Juan Blanco; congas: Tata Güines; timbales: Guillermo Barreto; composition year: 1984; time: 12:47

Panóptica: Aguasnegras en Dub
Frontier Life (Banda Sonora) [various artists]
Accretions Records/2003
electronic music: Roberto Mendoza; time: 6:50

Eduardo Reck Miranda: Electroacoustic Samba X
Desde El Otro Lado [various artists]
Electroacoustic Music from Latin America
O.O. Discs/1998
electroacoustic music: E. Reck Miranda; composition year: 1995; time: 2:40

Jin Hi Kim: Self Portrait
O.O. Discs/2001
komungo: JHK; recorded at Western Front, Vancouver, BC, 1999; composition year: 1999; time: 6:20

Jin Hi Kim & Gerry Hemingway: Double Portraits
Auricle Records/2010
komungo: JHK; percussion: Gerry Hemingway; recorded in Shutesbury, Massachusetts, August 18, 2009; time: 9:51

Jin Hi Kim to perform solo komungo at the Augusta Savage Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 9, 2013.  Free Admission.

Benjamin Boretz: Group Variations II for Computer
Open Space 5 (Boretz/Randall)
Open Space/1993
computer music realized at the Godfrey Winham Laboratory, Princeton University, 1967-1970; re-recorded by Paul Lansky, 1993; time: 12:00

In celebration of B. Boretz's 79th birthday, October 3, 2013

Paul Lansky: The Chatter of Pins
Music Box
Bridge Records/2007
computer music: Paul Lansky; voice: Hannah MacKay; text: A Paper of Pins (English Folksong); composition year: 2006; time: 11:18

Paul Lansky: Looking Back*
Bridge Records/2000
computer music: Paul Lansky; composition year: 1996; time: 3:33
*TAINT Radio version only

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