Sunday, June 1, 2014

Martian Gardens for June 1 & 4, 2014

Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
June 1, 2014

webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: June 4, 2014
Host: Max Shea

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog

hour one


J.K. Randall: Lyric Variations 
Open Space 5 (Boretz/Randall)
Open Space/1993
(for violin and computer); violin: Paul Zukofsky; composition years: 1965-1968; time: 20:00

In memory of James K. Randall (1929 - 2014)

Paul Lansky: Composition Project for Seniors
JKR Pass 3 (various artists)
Music for Jim Randall's 75th birthday by his friends
Open Space/2007
(for computer); composition year: 2005; time: 8:57

Mendi + Keith Obadike: The Pink of Stealth
Mendi + Keith Obadike Present Crosstalk (various artists)
Bridge Records/2008
vocals: M. Obadike; K. Obadike: guitar, bass, drums, ubo aka, synthesizers, treatments; time: 6:16
Pamela Z: Declaratives in the First Person 
Mendi + Keith Obadike Present Crosstalk (various artists)
Bridge Records/2008
(for audio installation in six channels); voice: Pamela Z; composition year: 2005; time: 5:02

Pamela Z: Pop Titles 'You'
A Delay is Better
(for voice and electronic processing); voice: Pamela Z; composition year: 1986; time: 3:09

Charles Amirkhanian: 
a. Church Car, Version 2 (2:55)
b. Hypothetical Moments (5:35)
Mental Radio
a. voices: Charles Amirkhanian, Anthony J. Gnazzo; Recorded by Anthony J. Gnazzo, California State University, Hayward, 1980; composition years: 1980-1981; b. voice, ocarina, bells, harpsichord (courtesy of Dennis RussellDavies): Charles Amirkhanian; recorded in St. Paul, Minnesota, March 1980 and New Wilderness Foundation, New York City, October 1981; composition year: 1981; total time: 8:30

Newband: The Rose (H. Partch)
From Eleven Intrusions (1950)
Works of Harry Partch and Dean Drummond
Innova Recordings/2001
bass-baritone: Robert Osborne; Newband: Partch instruments, directed by Dean Drummond; text: Ella Young, "The Rose," recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letter, New York City, November 2000; compositions years: 1938, 1950; time: 2:00 

Karl Korte: Birds of Aotearoa
Extensions -- A Retrospective of Electro-Acoustic Compositions
Centaur Records/1998
(electroacoustic music on tape); Kokako bird songs recorded in New Zealand, 1986; composition year: 1986; time: 6:24

John Luther Adams: Wood Thrush (from Songbirdsongs)
Mode Records/2012
The Callithumpian Consort, director: Stephen Drury; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston; recorded October 3, 2006; composition years: 1974-1979, revised 2006; time: 4:35

Ming Tsao: Not Reconciled
Pathology of Syntax
Mode Records/2014
Ensemble SurPlus (clarinet: Erich Wagner; trombone: Andrew Digby; guitar: Seth Josel; cello: Beverly Ellis; snare drums: Olaf Tizschoppe), conductor: Jonathan Stockhammer; recorded at Karl von Bismark Salle, Köln; July 16, 2010; composition years: 2002-2003; time: 14:13

Peter Batchelor: Pulse (from Kaleidoscope: Cycle)
Pogus Productions/2013
(electroacoustic music); realized at the composer's studio and the Music, Technology and Innovation research center, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK; composition year: 2013; time: 8:04

Andrew Lewis: Cân
empreintes DIGITALes/2013
(electroacoustic music); realized at the Electroacoustic Music Studios of Bangor University, Wales; premiered at the Sonic Arts Network Conference, Birmingham, UK, January 9, 1998, composition year: 1997; time: 11:51

Carey Nutman: Baltic Icebreaker
The Sea and the Snake
MPS Music & Video/2013
(electronic music); time: 8:22

Leopoldo La Rosa: Andes No. 1, 1969 (Fragment)
Tensions at the Edge (various artists)
New Music from Peru (1948-1979) 
Pogus Productions/2012
(for orchestra); National Symphony Orchestra, conductor: Leopoldo La Rosa; premiered in Lima, 1970; composition year: 1969; time: 4:17

Musicians of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company:
a. Event -- September 29, 2002, Oslo (4:12)
b. Event -- December 14, 2004, New York City (3:54)
Music for Merce 1952--2009 (boxed set)
New World Records/2010
a. live electronics, percussion, voice: Takehisa Kosugi; electric guitar, live electronics: James Woodrow; b. laptop, violin, psalter: David Behrman; electric guitar, live electronics: John King; trombone, laptop: George Lewis; total time: 8:05

Particle Ensemble: Frond (E. Howard)
Particle Ensemble
Mutable Music/2012
baritone voice: Thomas Buckner; bass saxophone: J.D. Parran;; violin: Mari Kimura; electronics: Earl Howard; time: 24:00 (truncated) 

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