Saturday, November 23, 2013

Martian Gardens for November 24-25, 2013

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

webcast: Mondays 9:00 -- Noon EST
November 25, 2013 Host: Max Shea

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog

(latest update: 21:21, November 24, 2013)


John Tavener: Threnos
Out of the Night (Pärt/Tavener)
solo cello: Moray Welsh; recorded at St. George's Church, Chesterton, Cambridge, England, February 1999; composition year: 1990; time: 6:20

In memory of Sir John Tavener (January 28, 1944 - November 12, 2013)

Kitty Brazelton: Motet
Ecclesiastes -- A Modern Oratorio 
Innova Recordings/2010
The Time Remaining Band (countertenor, mandolin, y bell: David Bryan; tenor, x bell: John Brauer;  baritone, z bell: Keith Borden; bass, c bell: Mark Lin; cello de bell, conducting: Matte Goeke; extended drum kit, concert bass drum, hammered dulcimer, e bells, small bells: Alex Vittum) laptop, drones, soundtracks, voice, conductor: Kitty Brazelton; Motet text: Eccles. 3:1-8, 15; recorded at Dreamland, West Hurley, New York; composition year: 2009; time: 7:05

Controlled Bleeding: Awakened Beneath the Ground
Third Mind/1992
guitars, keyboards, drums, electronics, vocals: Paul Lemos; keyboards, drums, electronics, percussion, vocals: Chris Moriarty; percussion, tapes, vocals: Joe Papa; recorded in New York City 1990-1992; time: 6:43

Dorota Czerner: Dunes
Open Space 24 (Czerner/Barkin)
Open Space/2009
recitation, text: Dorota Czerner; electronic sound: Benjamin Boretz; recorded in 2009; time: 6:03

Laetitia Sonami: Perfume (M.S. Carnahan)
The Time is Now -- Fiction by Melody Sumner Carnahan (various artists)
Frog Peak Music/1996
(for voice and electronics); recitation: Laetitia Sonami; recorded at Studio PASS, New York City; time: 4:47

Bill Alves: Mystic Canyon for Violin and Gamelan
Mystic Canyon
Microfest Records/2013
violin: Susan Jensen; The HMC American Gamelan, director: Bill Alves; composition year: 2008; time: 5:22

Jody Diamond: Bubaran Bill (for William Colvig)
In That Bright World -- Music for Javanese Gamelan
New World Records/2009
Musicians from the Indonesian Institute of the Arts in Surakarta, Central Java; recorded at Studio 19, the Indonesian Institute of the Arts, Indonesia, July 24-25, 2001; composition year: 1984; time: 4:49

Joan La Barbara: Autumn Signal
Voice is the Original Instrument -- Early Works
Lovely Music, Ltd./2003
voice, Buchla synthesizer: Joan La Barbara; premiered at Metamusic Festival, Berlin, October 22, 1978; time: 13:18

David Tudor: Neural Networks Plus (excerpt)
The Art of David Tudor 1963-1992
New World Records/2013
live electronics; David Tudor, Takehisa Kosugi; recorded in Lisbon, Portugal, June 5, 1994; composition year: 1992; excerpt time 6:42

John Cage: 
a. A Room (2:48)
b.Totem Ancestor (2:02)
Complete Short Works for Prepared Piano
Mode Records/2007
prepared piano: Philipp Vandré; recorded at Hessischer Rundfunk (Sendesaal), Frankfurt, Germany; 2001-2002; composition years: a. 1943; b. 1942; total time: 4:50

John Cage: Imaginary Landscape No. 5
The Works for Percussion I
Mode Records/2011
(for any 42 recordings on magnetic tape, first version, using period jazz records); realization: Michael Barnhart of the Percussion Group Cincinnati; composition year: 1952; time: 3:09

John Cage: Williams Mix
The 25-Year Retrospective Concert of the Music of John Cage (1958)
(magnetic tape collage playback on eight loudspeakers) realization: Earle Brown, John Cage, and David Tudor; recorded at Town Hall, New York City, May 15, 1958; composition year: 1952; time: 4:15 (applause omitted)

Earle Brown: Octet I, for Eight Loudspeakers 
Selected Works 1952-1965
New World Records/2006
(magnetic tape and sound projection) realized as part of  the project Music for Magnetic Tape with John Cage; composition year: 1953; time: 3:22

Noah Creshevsky: Mari Kimura Redux
Favorite Encores (Creshevsky/If, Bwana)
Pogus Productions/2008
(electroacoustic music for violin samples) violin: Mari Kimura; composition year: 2007; time: 5:46

John Cage: Etude 18
Freeman Etudes, Books Three and Four
The Complete Music for Violin, Disc 2
Mode Records/1994
violin: Irvine Arditti; recorded at Hessischer Rundfunk, Studio I, Frankfurt, Germany, September 13-14, 1993; composition year: 1980; time: 3:06

Adrian Moore: Fields of Darkness and Light
empreintes DIGITALes/2012
(electroacoustic music, violin) violin: Darragh Morgan; realized at the composer's studio, 2009-2010, Sheffield, UK; premiered at Clothworkers Centenary Hall, Leeds, UK, April 28, 2010; composition years: 2009, 2010; time: 10:23

Rodrigo Sigal: Tolerance
Electroacoustic Music Vol. VII [various artists]
Electroshock Records/2002
(electroacoustic music, cello) composition year: 2001; time: 11:24

David R. Mooney: Can't get there from here
Interior Landscape
David R. Mooney/2013
field recordings from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; processing: David Mooney; time: 10:10

Robert Scott Thompson: Engraved in Freehand
Play is the Supreme Bricoleur of Frail Transient Constructions 
Aucourant Records/2012
electroacoustic music: RST; time: 7:55

Andrea Borghi: Emissions
Musica Per Nastro (Tape Music)
musique concrete: Andrea Borghi; time: 4:37

Viv Corringham: Maresia
Innova Recordings/2013
vocals, field recordings, interviews: Viv Corringham; recorded in Porto, Portugal; time: 8:57

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