Saturday, January 11, 2014

Martian Gardens for January 12-13, 2014

Sundays live broadcast/webcast
21:00--24:00 EST
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
January 12, 2014

webcast: Mondays 9:00 -- Noon EST
Webcast date: January 13, 2014
Host: Max Shea

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog



Anton Webern: Variations, op. 27
a. Sehr mäßig (1:54)
b. Sehr schnell (0:42)
c. Ruhig fliessend (3:23)
Webern, Wolpe & Feldman
Bridge Records/2013
piano: Aleck Karis; recorded at Sommer Center, Concordia College, Bronxville, New York, March 2013; composition year: 1936; time: 6:00

Stefan Wolpe: Form IV -- Broken Sequences
Webern, Wolpe & Feldman
Bridge Records/2013
piano: Aleck Karis; recorded at Sommer Center, Concordia College, Bronxville, New York, March 2013; composition year: 1969; time:4:53

Stefan Wolpe: Passacaglia, op. 23
Wolpe in Jerusalem (1934-1938)
Mode Records/2006
WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln, conductor: Johannes Kalitzke; recorded at the Philharmonie, Köln, November 2002; composition years: 1936-1937; time: 12:12

Georg Katzer: Aide Memoire (7 Nightmares from the 1000 Year Night)
CMCD (various artists)
Six Classic Concrete, Electroacoustic, and Electronic Works 1970-1990
ReR Megacorp/1991
electroacoustic music sourced from sound documents of Nazi Germany, 1933-1945, tapes supplied by the DDR Rundfunks, recorded and mixed at the DDR Rundfunks,  East Berlin, December, 1982; time: 14:00

Shelley Hirsch: I AM A JEW
vocal, clapping, text: Shelley Hirsch; recorded at New York University; composition year: 1980; time: 1:04

Christian Calon: from Le projet Ulysse
a. Le parking (3:16)
b. Les retrouvailles (1:53)
Le projet Ulysse (The Ulysses Project)
empreintes DIGITALes/2011
vocals: Shelley Hirsch; guitar: René Lussier; electroacoustic music: Christian Calon; recorded in Berlin and Montreal; composition years 1996-2001; total excerpts time: 4:10

Alvin Curran: Crystal Psalms, Part 1
Crystal Psalms
New Albion Records/1994
(for large ensembles, choirs, and pre-recorded sounds) an homage to Kristallnacht, a concert performed by 7 European radio stations, October 20, 1988; remixed by Alvin Curran, 1991; time: 24:00

Luigi Nono: Canti di vita e d'amore (Sul Ponte di Hiroshima)
Omaggio a Vedova
(for soprano, solo tenor, and orchestra); soprano: Slavka Taskova; tenor: Loren Driscoll; Sinfonieorchester des Saarländischen Rundfunks, conductor: Michael Gielen, texts: Gunther Anders, "Hiroshima ist berall," Jess Lopez Pacheco, "Djamila Boupach: Esta Noche," Cesare Pavese, "Tu,"; recorded at Saarländischen Rundfunks; Saarbrücken, Germany; composition year: 1962; time: 17:22

Annea Lockwood: In Our Name
In Our Name
New World Records/2012
baritone: Thomas Buckner; prerecorded voices: Bill Hart and Bruce Odland; cello: Theodore Mook; tape: Annea Lockwood; poems of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay:  "Death Poem," Jumah Al-Dossari (Bahrain), "The Truth," Emad Abdullah Hassan (Yemen), "Is it true," "Osama Abu Kabir (Jordan); didjeridu sample: Stuart Dempster, Didjerilayover; composition year: 2010; time: 11:48

Muslimgauze: Palestine is Our Izlamic Land Parts 1 & 2
Arab Quarter
percussion, samples, electronics: Bryn Jones (Muslimgauze); recorded at the Abraham Mosque studio, Manchester, UK, 1995-1996; time: 11:30

In commemoration of the 15th anniversary of the untimely death of Bryn Jones (June 7, 1961 -- January 14, 1999)

David Berezan: Badlands
Allusions Sonores
empreintes DIGITALes/2013
(electroacoustic music) sound sources gathered on the prairies of Alberta, Canada; realized at the IMEB studios, Bourges, France, 2008; premiered at the IMEB Synthese Festival, May 30, 2008; time:  10:35

Frances White: Walk through "Resonant Landscape" No. 2
Centre Bridge -- Electroacoustic Works
Mode Records/2007
(electronic soundscape) sounds recorded in the woods and marshes around Princeton, New Jersey, 1990; sound treatments: Frances White, 1992; time: 9:55

Amy Denio: La Fa La
Prodigal Light
Spoot Music/2013
voices, percussion: Scott Adams, Amy Denio; recorded for the Immersion Composition Society (ICS), Seattle, April 1, 20102; time: 3:29

Meredith Monk:
a. Click Song #1 (1:58)
b. Click Song #2 (3:44)
Volcano Songs
ECM Records/1997
voice, vocalizations: Meredith Monk; recorded at Clinton Studios, New York City, July 1995; composition year: 1988; time: 5:42

Derome/Goldstein/Wiens: Saturnien
6 Improvisations
Ambiances Magnétiques/2013
alto saxophone, objects, flute: Jean Derome; violin: Malcolm Goldstein; electric guitar, kalimba: Rainer Wiens; recorded at Studio 270, Montreal, April 12, 2013; time: 10:15 (WMUA)/excerpt: 2:00 (TAINT Radio)

Ken Thomson: from Thaw*
a. Hole (5:20)
b. Thaw (10:55)
Cantaloupe Music/2013
(for string quartet) The JACK Quartet (violins: Christopher Otto, Ari Streisfeld; viola: John Pickford Richards; cello: Kevin McFarland); recorded at Flux Studios, New York City, August 2012; composition year: 2011; total excerpts time:16:15
*TAINT Radio version only

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