Friday, November 15, 2013

Martian Gardens for November 17-18, 2013


Sundays live broadcast/webcast
21:00--24:00 EST
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
November 10, 2013

webcast: Mondays 9:00 -- Noon EST
November 11, 2013 Host: Max Shea

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog


(latest update: 22:50; November 17, 2013)


Brian Eno and David Byrne: Mea Culpa
My Life in the Bush of Ghosts
Nonesuch Records/2006 (orig. Sire LP/1981)
voices, synthesizers, samples, found objects: Brian Eno, David Byrne; bodhran: Dennis Keeley; recorded in New York City and San Francisco, 1979-1980; time: 4:57 

Polly Moller: Pelen Tan 
Silver Wheel Music/1999
voice, flutes, drum programming: Polly Moller; bass: Jordan Avon ; time: 3:30

Guy Klucevsek: 
a. Fez Up (3:59)
b. Reprieve (4:07)
Flying Vegetables of the Apocalypse
XI Records/1991
a. accordion: Guy Klucevsek; soprano saxophone: Steve Elson; clarinet: Douglas Wieselman; electric guitar: Douglas Seidel; drums: Bobby Previte; b. accordion Guy Klucevsek; violins: Laura Seaton, Mia Wu; cello: Erik Friedlander; recorded in New York City; total excerpts time: 8:06

Todd Reynolds: 
a. TaskForce -- Farmlab (6:29)
b. Centrifuge (3:03)
Innova Recordings/2011
a. violin, vocals: Todd Reynolds; b. performed by the GuitarBot of the League of Electronic Musical Urban Robots (LEMUR), director: Eric Singer; total excerpts time: 9:33

Bruno Maderna: Honeyrêves
Music in Two Dimensions -- Works for Flute
Mode Records/2013
flute: Roberto Fabbriciani; piano: Massimilliano Damerini; recorded in Florence, Italy, 2010; composition year: 1961; time: 4:35

Pierre Boulez: Rituel in Memoriam Maderna 
Orchestra National de Lyon, conductor: David Robertson; recorded in the Auditorium Lyon, France,  September 2002; composition years: 1974-1975; time: 26:12

John Cage: Music of Changes III
The Piano Works 6 
Mode Records/2005
piano: Martine Joste; recorded in France 2003-2004; composition year: 1951; time: 10:02

John Cage: selections from Sixteen Dances
VI. Fleeting Images (3:05)
VII. Hero's Dance [heroic] (3:15)
VIII. Jig for John (3:55)
The Works for Piano 9
Mode Records/2013
piano: Jovita Zähl; recorded at Funkhaus, Klaus-von-Bismark-Saal, Köln, 2012-2013; composition years: 1950-1951; total excerpts time: 10:15

Richard Teitelbaum: Interlude in Pelog  
Piano Plus
New World Records/2013
Digital Piano System (three computer-assisted pianos); Richard Teitelbaum; recorded at San Francisco Exploratorium, 1982; composition year: 1982; time: 6:08

Xenia Pestova: Being and Becoming (L. Bunk)
Shadow Piano -- Music for Piano/Toy Piano & Electronics 
Innova Recordings/2013
(composer: Lou Bunk; for toy piano and electronics); toy piano: Xenia Pestova; recorded at Streetlight Sound, Somerville, Massachusetts; composition year: 2010; time: 13:47

Luigi Russolo: Risveglio di una città (Awakening of a City)
Futurism & Dada Reviewed [various artists]
Sub Rosa/1988
(for Intonarumori) reconstructed Intonarumori: Mario Abate and Pietro Verardo; recorded at the Historical Contemporary Art Archive of the Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy, 1977; composition year: 1913; time: 3:45

David R. Mooney: Noise of the City
Interior Landscape
David Mooney/2013
(composition for field recordings) field recordings: David Mooney; recorded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; composition year: 2013; time: 7:45

R. Weis: East Village Suite (This is Bobby excerpt)
East Village Suite
R. Weis/2013
(composition for sound collage) sound collage: R. Weis; recorded in New York City, early 1980s; excerpt time: 1:00

R. Weis: Casserole Around
Excitable Audible
R. Weis/2012
sampler and samples (glass casserole lid rocking on ceramic casserole; blowing over plastic bottle); recorded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; time: 3:39

Philip Mantione: Larghetto -- Excerpt 1
Philip Mantione/2009
improvisation on hacked electronic devices, amplified metronome, and suspended cymbal: Philip Mantione, Martin Back; recorded at the Santa Fe Complex, Santa Fe, New Mexico, November 2008; time: 4:25

Steven Ricks: Irritating one way or another, that is to say keeping us from ossifying 
Steven Ricks CD-R
Steven Ricks/2012
electroacoustic music: Steven Ricks; composed for SEAMUS Electro-Acoustic Miniatures 2012: Re-Caged; time: 3:04

ZWERM guitar quartet: 
a. Mayhem (the hammer) (1:01)
b. Mayhem (the arrow) (1:01)
c. Mayhem (the blade) (1:06)
d. Burdocks, Part VII (7:02)
Underwater Princess Waltz -- A Collection of One-Page Pieces
New World Records/2013
(composers: a,b,c. Nick Didkovsky and Leo Didkovsky; d. Christian Wolff) a,b,c, d: guitars: Johannes Westendorp, Bruno Nelisson, Kobe Van Cauwenberghe, Toon Callier; saxophone: Bertel Schollaert, banjo: Toon Callier; drums: Eric Thielemans; recorded at Artcity, DeSingel, Antwerp, Belgium, April 2013: total time: 10:10

Tim Brady: 
a. Vampyr! (5:33)
b. As Softly Sounds (3:12)
GO (Guitar Obsession)
(composers: a. Tristan Murail; b. Tim Brady) electric guitars: Tim Brady; a. recorded live at Merkin Hall, New York City, October 2002; b. recorded at Studio Bradyworks, Montreal, July 8, 2006; composition years: a. 1986; b. 1984-2006; total time: 8:45

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Sunday, November 10, 2013

Martian Gardens for November 10-11, 2013


Sundays live broadcast/webcast
21:00--24:00 EST
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
November 10, 2013

webcast: Mondays 9:00 -- Noon EST
November 11, 2013 Host: Max Shea

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog


(latest update #22:43, November 10, 2013)

Anne LeBaron: Wake
Innova Recordings/2010
piano: Georg Graewe; harp, percussion: Anne LeBaron; bass: John Lindberg; recorded at Disney Hall, California Institute of the Arts; Valencia, California, 2008; time: 12:32

Mathew Rosenblum: Yanah's Dream
Circadian Rhythms
New World Records/2012
(for Partch instruments) Newband, conductor: Dean Drummond; recorded at the New Hazlett Theater, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 20, 2011; composition year: 2008; time: 8:44

Lori Freedman and John Heward: Improvisation 3
On No On
Mode Records/2013
clarinets: Lori Freedman; drums, percussion: John Heward; recorded at The Pines, Montreal, September 20009; time: 6:26

Lori Freedman: Low Memory #3 (M. Jean)
composer: Monique Jean; bass and B-flat clarinets: Lori Freedman; tape, processing: Monique Jean; realized in the composer's studio, Montreal; premiered at the Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur, Montreal, April 19, 2005; time: 11:46

Alvin Curran: Shofar der Zeit
Shofar Rags
shofar: Alvin Curran; accordion: Arnold Dreyblatt; soprano clarinet: Michael Riesser; recorded at the Studio Spagnoletti, Rome, Italy, 2012; composition years: 1990, 2012; time: 4:03

Lydia Kakabadse: Arabian Rhapsody Suite
I. Marrakesh (3:11)
II. Reverie (4:17)
III. Sultan's Feast (2:20)
The Phantom Listeners
violin: Madeleine Easton; viola: Sarah-Jane Bradley; cello: Boizadar Vukotic; double bass: Ben Griffiths; recorded at St. Michael's Church, South Grove, Highgate, London, February 2010; composition years: 2007-2008; total time: 9:48

Elizabeth Brown: Three Arias from "A Bookmobile for Dreamers"
a. Bookmusic
b. Swamp Aria
c. Lullabye
New World Records/2013
(for theremin and tape); theremin: Elizabeth Brown; recorded at the Liguria Study Center, Bogliasco, Italy, March 2012; composition year: 2011; time: 6:55

Matthew Burtner: ianopianop (from [dis] Semsus)
NOISE Plays Burtner
Innova Recordings/2013
saxophone: Matthew Burtner; computer: Nathan Brock; ensemble NOISE; recorded at Studio A, UC San Diego; composition year: 2007; time: 4:01

Bruno Maderna: Cadenza da 'Demensioni III'
Music in Two Dimensions -- Works for Flute
Mode Records/2013
solo flute: Roberto Fabbriciani; recorded in Florence, Italy, 2010; composition year: 1963; time: 4:57

Claire Chase: Density 21.5 (E. Varèse)
Claire Chase/2013
composer: Edgard Varèse) solo flute: Claire Chase; recorded at Oktaven Studio, Yonkers; composition year: 1936; time: 4:14

Edgard Varèse: Octandre
The Varèse Album
Wounded Bird Records/2007 (orig. Sony LP/1972)
(for seven winds and double-bass) The Columbia Symphony Orchestra, conductor: Robert Craft; composition year: 1923; time: 6:47

Pierre Boulez: selections from Notations
a. Notations IV (1:54)
b. Notations VI (2:06)
Orchestre National de Lyon; conductor: David Robertson; recorded at the Auditorium Lyon, France, September 2002; composition year: 1980; total excerpts time: 4:00

Bill Alves: Concerto for Violin and Gamelan, part 4
Mystic Canyon
Microfest Records/2013
violin: Susan Jensen; The HMC American Gamelan, conductor: Bill Alves; composition year: 2008; time: 5:15

John Cage: selections from Sonatas & Interludes
a. Sonata IX (3:58)
b. Sonata X (3:29)
c. Sonata XI (4:11)
Sonatas & Interludes for Prepared Piano
CRI/1995 (orig. Dial LP/1951)
prepared piano: Maro Ajemian; recorded at WOR Studios, New York City, 1950; composition years: 1946-1948; total excerpts time: 11:37

Charity Chan: Films of the Decamarone
Somewhere the Sea and Salt
extended piano, objects: Charity Chan; recorded in Guelph, Ontario, July 2008; composition year: 2008; time: 4:37

Henry Cowell: Antimony
New Music--Piano Compositions by Henry Cowell
New Albion Records/1997
piano: Chris Brown; recorded at Hertz Hall, Berkeley, February 1997; composition year: 1914; time: 3:49

Benjamin Boretz: Argument (from Language ,as a music)
Open Space 10 (Randall/Boretz)
Open Space/1999
piano: Benjamin Boretz; composition year: 1979; time: 6:47

Robert Morris: About the Same
Music of Robert Morris
Albany Records/2005
computer music: Robert Morris; composition year: 1999; time: 14:34

Juan Blanco: Loops
Nuestro Tiempo (Our Time)
Innova Recordings/2013
computer music: Juan Blanco; composition year: 1991; time: 9:28

Barry Vercoe: Synthesism
Computer Music (Randall/Vercoe/Dodge)
Nonesuch Records/1974
computer music: Barry Vercoe; composition year: 1970; time: 4:35

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