Friday, December 20, 2013

Martian Gardens for December 22, 2013

Sundays live broadcast/webcast
21:00--24:00 EST
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
December 22, 2013

webcast: Mondays 9:00 -- Noon EST
Webcast date: TBA
Host: Max Shea

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog


(latest update: December 23, 2013 @ 12:27 a.m.)


William S. Burroughs: The Junky's Christmas
Spare Ass Annie and Other Tales
Island Red Label/1993
voice, text: William S. Burroughs (from Interzone); music: The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy; voice recorded in Lawrence, Kansas; music recorded in San Francisco, California; time: 15:54
Frank Zappa and the Mothers: Uncle Bernie's Farm
Absolutely Free
Rykodisc/1994 (orig. Verve LP/1967)
recorded at Sunset-Highland Studios, Los Angeles, November 1966; time: 2:11

a. The Unhappy Accident (1:44)
b. A Late Night Ride Interrupted (4:52)
Frank Pahl/2013
synthesizers, samplers: Dennis Palmer; other instruments: Frank Pahl; recorded in Wyandotte, Michigan, 2012; total time: 6:36

Shelley Hirsch/Jon Rose/Chris Cutler: 
After Hours/The Colour of BLOOD
The ReR Quarterly Vol. 4 Number 2 [various artists]
ReR Megacorp/1997
voices: Shelley Hirsch, Jon Rose; violin, keyboard: Jon Rose; electronics, percussion: Chris Cutler; recorded at Radio Student, Ljublana, Slovenia, November 15, 1993; time: 5:00 

George Crumb: A Little Suite for Christmas, A.D. 1979:
a. The Visitation (3:09)
b. Berceuse for the Infant Jesu (1:43)
c. The Shepherd's Noel (1:09)
d. Adoration of the Magi (3:00)
e. Nativity Dance (0:58)
f. Canticle of the Holy Night (3:03)
g. Canticle of the Bells (3:31)
Songs, Drones and Refrains of Death, Apparition, Suite for Christmas
Bridge Records/1991
piano: Lambert Orkis; recorded at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, October 1982; composition year: 1979; total time: 15:00

Phil Kline: from Unsilent Night
a. The Crossing (2:57)
b. On the Waters of the Sun (5:35)
Unsilent Night
Cantaloupe Music/2002
street promenade of boomboxes: Phil Kline and company; composition: Phil Kline; total excerpt time: 8:33

John Bischoff: Sidewalk Chatter
Audio Combine
New World Records/2012
crackle box, electronics, processing: John Bischoff; recorded at Littlefield Concert Hall, Mills College, Oakland, California; composition year: 2010; time: 12:32

"Blue" Gene Tyranny: Rendezvous (J. Bischoff)
Just for the Record
Lovely Music, Ltd./2008 (orig. LP/1979)
composer: John Bischoff; keyboards: BGT; recorded at the Center for Contemporary Music, Mills College, Oakland, California, 1978; time: 8:35

Andrew Lewis: Dark Glass
empreintes DIGITALes/2013
electroacoustic music: Andrew Lewis; realized at the University of Bangor Electronic Music Studios (Wales), 2009-2011, revised: 2013; premiered at the MANTIS Festival, Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall, University of Manchester, UK, October 28, 2011; time: 13:50

Xenia Pestova: Schattenklavier (A. Lewis)
Shadow Piano
Innova Recordings/2013
(for piano and computer) recorded at Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham, UK; premiered at the Bangor New Music Festival, 2009; composition years: 2009-2011; time: 15:36

Walter Zimmermann: Schatten der Ideen
Schatten der Ideen
Mode Records/2003
(for piano quartet) Ensemble Recherche; recorded at Hans Rosbaud Studio, Baden Baden, Germany, 1998-1999; composition year: 1993; time: 13:37

Miwako Abe: Maxfield's Reel (D. Mahler)
Works for Violin 
by Antheil, Beyer, Cowell, Dodge, Crawford, Mahler, Polansky, Wolpe
New World Records/2006
composer: David Mahler; violin: Miwako Abe; recorded at the Iwaki Auditorium, ABC Centre Southbank, Melbourne, Australia, August 2005; time: 8:06

John Luther Adams: Inuksuit 1
Cantaloupe Music/2013
(for percussion and environmental sounds) percussion director: Doug Perkins; recorded in the woods of Guilford, Vermont; composition year: 2013; time: 11:32

John Luther Adams: Apple Blossom Round
Mode Records/2012
The Callithumpian Consort, director: Stephen Drury; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, October 2006; time: 1:55

John Luther Adams: In the Rain
In the Place We Began
Cold Blue Music/2009
tape music: JLA; mastered at Architecture Studios, Los Angeles, 2009; tapes recorded: 1970s; time: 8:53

David Mahler: La Ciudad de Nuestra Senora la Reina de Los Angeles
Cold Blue [various artists]
Cold Blue Music/2002
piano: Bryan Pezzone; recorded at Architecture Studios, Los Angeles; composition year: 1985; time: 5:51

Richard Maxfield: Night Music
New Sounds in Electronic Music [various artists]
Odyssey/ 1967
tape music: Richard Maxfield; composition year: 1960; time: 9:05

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