Friday, December 13, 2013

Martian Gardens for December 15-16, 2013

Sundays live broadcast/webcast
21:00--24:00 EST
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
December 15, 2013

webcast: Mondays 9:00 -- Noon EST
Webcast date:December 15, 2013
Host: Max Shea

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog



Laurie Spiegel: Drums
The Expanding Universe
Unseen Worlds/2012
(for computer) realized at Bell Labs, March 1975; time: 7:07

Meehan/Perkins Duo: Cruising Speed (from Travel Diary) (P. Lansky)
Travel Diary
Bridge Records/2011
composer: Paul Lansky; percussion: Todd Meehan, Douglas Perkins; recorded at Jones Concert Hall, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, January 2010; composition year: 2007; time: 4:15

John Luther Adams: Triadic Iteration Lattices
Strange and Sacred Noise
Mode Records/2005
(for 4 air-raid sirens) Percussion Group Cincinnati;  recorded at the Patricia Corbett Theater, University of Cincinnati, Ohio, November 1998; composition year: 1997; time: 7:42

John Luther Adams: Inuksuit 4
Cantaloupe Records/2013
(for percussion, air-raid sirens, and environmental sounds) percussion group led by Douglas Perkins; recorded in the woods at Guilford, Vermont; composition year: 2009; time: 9:33

Edgard Varèse: Ionisation 
The Varèse Album
Wounded Bird/2007 (orig. LP Sony/1972)
(for 13 percussionists, with high and low pitched sirens, and lion's roar) The Columbia Symphony Orchestra, conductor: Robert Craft; composition years: 1929-1931; time: 4:13

Jorge Antunes: Canção da paz
In Defense of the Machine
Pogus Productions/2013
(for baritone voice, piano, and tape) voice: Leonardo Neiva; piano: Deyvison Miranda; recorded at the National Theater of Brasilia, Brazil, March 20, 2010; composition year: 1965; time: 6:29

Arie Shapira: Gideon Kleins Marterstraße
Different Compositions 1967-20003
Arie Shapira/2003
voice: Arie Shapira; piano: Uriel Tzachor; violin: Carmela Leiman; clarinet: Ilan Schul; composition year: 1977; time: 3:24

Gideon Klein: Polovina Života (The Middle of Life) 
[from Tri Pisne -- Three Songs]
Spiritual Resistance -- Music from Theresienstadt [various artists]
Bridge Records/2009
baritone: Wolfgang Holzmair; piano: Russell Ryan; text: Friedrich Hölderlin; recorded at the Music Room, Caramoor Arts Center, Katonah, New York, March 30-31, 2008; composition year: 1940; time: 2:54

Susan Botti: Listen, It's Snowing
Listen, It's Snowing
soprano: Susan Botti; piano: Daniel Kirk-Foster; text: e.e. cummings; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, December 4, 1997; composition year: 1990; time: 4:45

Bruno Maderna: Serenata per un satellite 
Music in Two Dimensions -- Works for Flute
Mode Records/2013
flutes: Louisella Batteon, Roberto Fabbriciani; arr. Fabbriciani; recorded in Florence, Italy, 2010; composition year: 1969; time: 5:17

Barry Truax: The Shaman Ascending
Trans_Canada (ZKM/Karlsruhe) [various artists]
empreintes DIGITALes/2009
(electroacoustic music) realized at the composer's studio and the Sonic Research Studio, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia, 2004-2005; time: 15:45

Trevor Wishart: Red Bird (A political prisoner's dream) [excerpt]
Red Bird/Anticredos
Electronic Music Foundation/2000
(for voices, environmental sounds, and processing) recorded at York University Electronic Music Studio, 1973-1977; excerpt time: 6:00

Liam O'Gallagher: Border Dissolve in Audiospace
10+2: 12 American Text Sound Pieces
Other Minds/2003 (orig. LP 1975)
voice, telephony: Liam O'Gallagher; composition year: 1970; time: 12:43

Timothy Leary: What do you turn on when you turn on?
You Can be Anyone This Time Around
Rykodisc/1992 (orig. LP Douglas Records/1970)
" rap" monologue: Dr. Timothy Leary;  music uncredited; time: 6:36

Lydia Kavina: Free Music #1 (P. Grainger)
Music from the Ether -- Original Works for Theremin
Mode Records/1999
(composer: Percy Grainger; for four Theremins); Theremins: Lydia Kavina: recorded at Baby Monster Studios, New York City, May 31, 1997; composition year: 1936; time: 1:22

Matthew Burtner: Snowprints
NOISE Plays Burtner
Innova Recordings/2013
saxophone: Matthew Burtner; computer: Nathan Brock; NOISE (flute: Lisa Cella; cello: Franklin Cox; piano: Christopher Adler); recorded at the University of California San Diego, Studio A; composition year: 2001; time: 15:36

Ellen Band: Swinging Sings
90% Post Consumer Sound
XI Records/2001
violin: Ellen Band; RAAD electric violin: Adele Armin; composition year: 1992; time: 12:02

Bilting/Karkowski: Als der Himmel Brannte (As the Sky Burned)
Silent Records/1992
(computer music) realized by Zbigniew Karkowski  and Ulf Bilting at the Computer Music Studio at the Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, 1990; time: 7:22 

In memory of Zbigniew Karkowski (March 14, 1958 – December 12, 2013)

Alexei Borisov: 
a. Dense Drift (5:39)
b. Blue Vinyl (2:29)
Polished Surface of a Table
Electroshock Records/2004
electronic music: Alexei Borisov; mastered by Edward Antonenko at Electroshock Studios, Moscow, November 2003; total time: 7:07

Trevor Wishart: Red Bird (A political prisoner's dream) [excerpt]
Red Bird/Anticredos
Electronic Music Foundation/2000
(for voices, environmental sounds, and processing) recorded at York University Electronic Music Studio, 1973-1977; excerpt time: 2:00

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