Saturday, April 26, 2014

Martian Gardens for April 27 & 30, 2014

Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
April 27, 2014

webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: April 30, 2014
Host: Max Shea

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog

hour one


George Crumb: Litany of the Galactic Bells (Leo R.V.)
Makrokosmos Volume II, Part Three, Fantasy Three
Makrokosmos I & II
Mode Records/2004
amplified piano: Margaret Leng Tan; recorded at Lang Concert Hall, Swarthmore College, July 2003; composition years: 1972-1973; time: 233

Rand Steiger: Awhirl
A Menacing Plume
New World Records/2014
piano: Steven Beck; digital audio signal processing: Rand Steiger; recorded at Oktaven Studios, Yonkers, January 2013; composition year: 2008; time: 7:57

Joseph Kubera: Piano 2, Movement I (J. Eastman)
Book of Horizons
New World Records/2014
composer: Julius Eastman; piano: Joseph Kubera; recorded at the Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, June 2013; composition year: 1986; time: 6:46

Ursula Mamlok: Zwei Klavierstücke
I. Inward Journey (3:21)
II. In High Spirits (1:48)
Music of Ursula Mamlok Volume 4
Bridge Records/2013
piano: Holger Groschopp; recorded at Gartenstraße, Berlin, September 2012; composition years: I. 1989, II. 2004; total time: 5:09

Mary Kathleen Ernst: selections from Chai Variations (J. Shatin)
a. Flowing (0:39)
b. Sly (0:47)
c. Whimsical (0:53)
d. Dark (0:52)
Keeping Time
Innova Recordings/2014
composer: Judith Shatin; piano: Mary Kathleen Ernst; recorded at Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts; composition year: 1995; total excerpts time: 3:00

Peter Batchelor: Fissure
Kaleidoscope -- Cycle, part 1
Pogus Productions/2013
(electroacoustic music); realized at the composer's studio and the Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre at De Montfort University, Leicester UK, composition year: 2006; time: 9:47

Jonty Harrison: Pair/Impair
Articles indéfinis
empreintes DIGITALes/1996
(electroacoustic music); realized at the Recording and Electronic Music Studio of the University of East Anglia, Norwich UK, composition year: 1978; time: 11:48

hour two

Carey Nutman: Trisolde
The Sea and the Snake
MPS Music and Video/2013
(electronic music); time: 7:38

James Correa: Vertiginous Rotation
James Correa/2012
guitar: Magnus Andersson; live electronics: James Correa; recorded in Brazil, 2008; composition year: 2008; time: 6:33

Noah Creshevsky: Spring
The Four Seasons
electroacoustic music: Noah Creshevsky; ingredients may include -- clarinets: Sherman Friedland, Al Margolis; clarinet, alto sax: Alex Kontoravich; tenor and alto saxes: Audrey Betsy Welber; tenor sax: Tedross Avery; trumpet: Ben Holmes; trumpet voice: Susan Watts; trombone: Monique Buzzarte; drums: Ray Marchica, Gregg Mervine; voice: Tomomi Adachi, Jeremiah Crawly, Amy Denio, Beth Griffith, Kathy Hanson, Chris Mann, Maria Mannisto; guitars, voice: Gary Heidt; guitars, Rodney Jones, Marco Oppedisano; banjo: Rich Gross; violins: Maria Kimura, Amy Zakar; basses: Orin Buck, Lonnie Plaxico, Heather Chriscaden Versace; composition years: 1992--2013; master composition year: 2013; time: 9:36

Tim Hodgkinson: Attaot 
Mode Records/2014
(for ensemble & electronic sound); percussion: Gustavo Aguilar, Petru Teodorescu, Alexander Lipowski; Hyperion Ensemble with members of Talea, clarinet, conducting: Tim Hodgkinson; recorded at Spectrum XXI Festival, October 13, 2009; composition year: 2009; time: 8:53

Field recordings:
a. Morning Twilight: Forest and Village Sounds (1:31)
b. Krua aben muru (7:38)
Ritual Music of the Kayapó-Xikrin, Brazil
Traditional music of the world 7
Smithsonian Folkways/1995
field recordings by Max Peter Baumann; State of Pará, Central Brazil; instruments: group singing (Kayapó language), rattles, gourds, sticks; recorded in 1988; total excerpts time: 9:09

Field recording: Arullo San Antonio  (St. Anthony's Lullaby)
Black Music in Praise of Oxalá and Other Gods
Nonesuch Records/2003 (orig. LP/1970)
recorded in Buenaventura, Colombia; date unspecified; instrumentation: singing group, percussion; time: 2:41

Brian Eno: Energy Fools the Magician*
Before and After Science
keyboards, vocals, vibes: Brian Eno; drums: Phil Collins; fretless bass: Percy Jones; modified guitar: Fred Frith; recorded at Basing Street Studios, London, and Conny Plank's Studio, Cologne, 1977; time: 2:03 
*WMUA Live version only

hour three
TAINT Radio and WMUA automated versions only
Updated April 29, 2014

a. Babylero (0:58)
b. Interlude (Babylero-Ostia) (0:15)
Horse Rotorvator
Some Bizzare/1986
field recordings: child chanting, idiophone, tropical insects, dog barking; locations, times unspecified; total time: 1:13

Secluded Bronte: Endocarp
Secluded in Jersey City
Pogus Productions/2013
found objects, microphones, laptops: Jonathan Bohman, Adam Bohman, Richard Thomas; recorded live at WFMU, New Jersey, November 7, 20002; time: 1:32

Barbara Golden & Melody Sumner Carnahan:  At the Corner of Alive & Jesus (1st 1/2)
At the Corner of Alive & Jesus
Burning Books/2001
music, narration: Barbara Golden; text: Melody Sumner Carnahan; vocals: Barbara Golden, Sheila Davies, Barney Jones; keyboards: Barbara Golden; percussion: William Winant; guitar: Larry Polansky;  flute: Maggi Payne; viola, violin: Mary Oliver; saxophone: George Brooks; additional voice: K. Atchley; additional narration: Robert Ashley, David Cremin; remasterering: Maggi Payne, ABC, Sydney, Australia; premiered at The Lab, San Francisco, 1988; excerpt time: 18:48

Larry Polansky: Four-Voice Canon #5
Four-Voice Canons
Cold Blue Music/2002
percussion: William Winant; recorded at the Center for Contemporary Music, Mills College; Oakland, 1983; composition year: 1983; time: 3:24

Elaine Barkin: On the way to becoming... (a soliloquy)
from Five Collages
Open Space 3 (Barkin/Boretz)
Open Space/1992
tape collage, text, voice: Elaine Barkin; recorded at UCLA, 1984; time: 10:50

Amy Horvey: Overture to the Queen of the Music Boxes
trumpet: Amy Horvey; music boxes, toy instruments, electronics: Jeff Morton; recorded at St. Philip's Church and Studio 270, Montreal, August, 2009; time: 8:19

David Lee Myers & Marco Oppedisano: 
a. I Hope I Shall Arrive Soon (2:59)
b. The Restless Pulse of Care (4:09)
Tesla at Coney Island
OKS Recordings of North America/2008
electric and acoustic guitars, samples: Marco Oppedisano; feedback, noises, voice: David Lee Myers;  time: 7:08

Concert Imaginaire: There's Only One Thing Left To Do
Fortune's Wheel
Fin Records/2014
narrator: Sean Nelson; drums, percussion: Becca Baggenstoss; basses: Nick Davis; violins: Ruthie Dornfield; electric guitar: David Hahn; keyboards, percussion: Jay Kenney; recorded at Jupiter Studios, Seattle, March 2012; time: 7:41

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