Saturday, February 15, 2014

Martian Gardens for February 16 & 19, 2014

Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EST
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
February 16, 2014

webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EST
Webcast date: February 19, 2014
Host: Max Shea

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog



Yvar Mikhashoff: Opening (P. Glass)
Panorama of American Piano Music [various artists]
from Antheil to Zappa 1911-1991 
Mode Records/2013
composer: Philip Glass; piano: Yvar Mikhashoff; recorded at Slee Hall, Buffalo, New York, 1991-1992; composition year: 1981; time: 5:21

Joseph Klein: from Nine Character Studies after Elias Canetti
a. Der Ohrenzeuge (The Earwitness) (4:53)
b. Die Sternklare (The Starry Woman) (5:50)
Improbable Encounters -- Works by Joseph Klein
Innova Recordings/2014
a. bass flute: Helen Bledsoe; composition year: 2001; recorded at the University of North Texas Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia, Denton, March 28, 2001; b. percussion: Christopher Deane; composition year: 2006; recorded at UNT CEMI, Denton, August 4, 2010; total excerpts time: 10:43

Joseph Klein: Die Brücke  (The Bridge) (from Zwei Parabeln nach Franz Kafka)
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 39 [various artists]
Music from the University of North Texas Center for 
Experimental Music and Intermedia
Centaur Records/2012
(for narrator, mixed choir, and computer music); narrator: Jeffrey Snider; text: Franz Kafka; soloists: Heidi Dietrich Klein, Patrick Grange, Jonathan Greer, Henry Gibbons, conductor: Joseph Klein; composition year: 2006; time: 5:26

Carrie Rose: High Flyer (R. Erickson)
Books of Flutes
11 West Records--Smith Publications/2008
(for solo flute) composer: Robert Erickson; flute: Carrie Rose; recorded at University of Maryland Baltimore County, 2008; composition year: 1969; time: 5:50

Herbert Brün: Futility 1964
Language, Message, Drummage
Composition for Tape and for Instruments
EMF -- Smith Publications/1998
(for tape and speaker); speaker: Marianne Brün; text: Herbert Brün; recorded at the University of Illinois Electronic Music Studios; composition year: 1964; time: 7:47

David Rosenboom: Section II (symmetrical harmonies in chaotic orbits)
How Much Better If Plymouth Rock Had Landed on the Pilgrims (1967-71)
New World Records/2009
electronics, computer: David Rosenboom; recorded at Dizzy Gillespie Digital Recording Studio, Disney Recital Hall Recording Studio, The Herb Alpert School of Music, California Institute of the Arts, and the composer's studio, 2008-2009; time: 13:03


Arthur Levering: Furies
Parallel Universe 
New World Records/2014
(for 11 players); Sequitur (flute: Erin Lesser, oboe: Jacqueline LeClair, clarinet: Jo-Ann Sternberg, bass clarinet: Philip Everall, piano: Peggy Kampmeier, percussion: Matthew Gold, violins: Andrea Schulz, Miranda Cukson, viola: Daniel Panner, cello: Greg Hesselink, bass: Jeremy McCoy; conductor: Paul Hostetter); recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, June 6, 2009; composition year: 2006; time: 10:13

Eric Chasalow: The Furies
a. The Fury of Beautiful Bones (4:03)
b. The Fury of Guitars and Sopranos (3:31)
c. The Fury of Cooks (1:29)
d. The Fury of Hating Eyes (3:58)
Over the Edge
New World Records/1993
(for soprano and computer music); soprano: Christine Schadeberg; realized at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center; texts: Anne Sexton; composition year: 1984; total time: 13:00

Andrew Lewis: Time and Fire
empreintes DIGITALes/2013
(electroacoustic music); realized at the Electroacoustic Music Studio of the University of Birmingham (UK), 1987-1990; premiered at the International Computer Music Conference, Stevenson Hall of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow, September 12, 1990; time: 13:45

Tim Hodgkinson: Fighting/Breathing
Sketch of Now
Mode Records/2006
(for bass clarinet and percussion on tape); bass clarinet: Tim Hodgkinson; recorded in concert at Sala de Concerte a Filarmonicii Paul Constantinescu, Ploiești, Romania, October 2003; composition year: 2001; time: 7:40

Marco Oppedisano: Monks in Dazzling Lead Cloaks
(from Scenes from Dante's Inferno)
Electroacoustic Compositions for Electric Guitar
OKS Recordings of North America/2007
electric guitar, treatments: Marco Oppedisano; composition year: 1999; total excerpts time: 1:40

Marco Oppedisano: Tainted Trees (R. Voisey)
Guitars in Brooklyn -- Live 5.21.03
Marco Oppedisano/2005
composer: Robert Voisey; electric guitar: Marco Oppedisano; tenor: Robert Voisey; recorded at A.R.T./South Oxford Space, Brooklyn, New York, May 21, 2003; composition year: 2003; time: 4:50

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Brian Eno: Little Fishes
Another Green World
E.G.-Jem/1987 (org. Island Records LP/1975)
prepared piano, Farfisa organ: Brian Eno; recorded at Island Studios, London, summer 1975; time: 1:30

Meredith Monk: Cow Song
Our Lady of Late
voice: Meredith Monk; glass: Collin Wolcott; recorded at Vanguard Studios, New York City, 1973; time: 2:17

Henry Cow: Groningen
Henry Cow Concerts
East Side Digital/1995
(composers: Tim Hodgkinson/Henry Cow); organ, clarinet, alto saxophone: Tim Hodgkinson; bassoon, flute, oboe: Lindsay Cooper; drums: Chris Cutler; voice: Dagmar Krause; guitar, piano: Fred Frith; bass, voice, celeste: John Greaves; recorded at the Vera Club, Groningen, The Netherlands, September 26, 1974; time: 8:49

Claire Chase: Almost New York (A. Lucier)
Claire Chase/2013
(composer: Alvin Lucier, for 5 flutes -- piccolo, flute, alto flute, bass flute, contrabass, flute -- and pure wave oscillators); flutes: Claire Chase; recorded at Oktaven Studios, Yonkers, New York; composition year: 2002; time: 24:19

Alvin Lucier: 947
Ever Present
Mode Records/2007
(for solo flute and playback) flute: Jacqueline Martelle; recorded at Systems Two, Brooklyn, April 29, 2002, composition year: 2001; time: 16:36

Barry Vercoe: Synthesism
Computer Music (Randall/Vercoe/Dodge)
computer music: Barry Vercoe; realized at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center; composition year: 1969; time: 4:35

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