Saturday, June 21, 2014

Martian Gardens for June 22 & 25, 2014

Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
June 22, 2014

webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: June 25, 2014
Host: Max Shea

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog


Lee Hyla: Concerto for Bass Clarinet and Orchestra
New World Records/2004
bass clarinet: Tim Smith; Boston Modern Orchestra Project, conductor: Gil Rose; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, January 21, 2001; composition year: 1988; time: 10:52

In memory of Lee Hyla (August 31, 1952 -- June 6, 2014)

Namaste Duo: Clarinet Vision (C. Nutman)
Different Visions
MPS Music & Video/2008
(composer: Carey Nutman, for clarinet and tape); clarinet: Guido Arbonelli; composition year: 1992; time: 11:15

Robert Erickson: Solstice
Complete String Quartets
New World Records/2014
Del Sol Quartet (violins: Kate Stenberg, Rick Shinozaki; viola: Charlton Lee; cello: Kathryn Bates); recorded at Skywalker Sound, Marin County, California, December 2013; composition years: 1981-1985; time: 21:48

Ming Tsao: The Book of Virtual Transcriptions
Pathology of Syntax
Mode Records/2014
Ensemble SurPlus (oboe: Peter Veale; trumpet: Markus Schwind; horn: Christine Chapman; trombone: Andrew Digby; violin: Stefan Haeussler; viola: Bodo Friedrich; cello: Beverly Ellis), conductor: James Avery; recorded at Steinhalle, Emmendingen, Germany, November 19, 2008; composition years: 2004, 2005; time: 13:51

César Bolaños: Sialoecibi, ESEPCO I
Computer Sound-Expressive Structure
Peruvian Electroacoustic and Experimental Music (1964-1970)
Pogus Productions/2009
(for piano, computer processing, and reciter); piano: Gerardo Gandini; actor/reciter: Norberto Campos; premiered during the IX Contemporary Music Festival at the Instituto Di Tella, Buenos Aires, October 29, 1970; composition year: 1970; time: 9:19

Meredith Monk: Memory Song
Do You Be
voices: Andrea Goodman, Naaz Hosseini, Meredith Monk; keyboards: Wayne Hankin, Nurit Tilles; violin: Naaz Hosseini; recorded at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, Germany, and Clinton Studios, New York City, 1986 and 1987; time: 6:40

Leo Kupper: O Ar Vivo (Living Air)
from Rezas Populares do Brasil
Ways of the Voice
Pogus Productions/1999
(for voices and computer processing); mezzo-soprano: Anna Maria Kieffer; bass: Eduardo Janho-Abumrad; realized at Studio de Recherches et de Structurations Electroniques Auditives, Brussels, Belgium; composition year: 1998; time: 3:16

Pierre Alexandre Tremblay: Les trois petits c... (A Woman in Berlin)
Quelques Reflets
empreintes DIGITALes/2011
(for electroacoustic music and voice); realized at Métamorphoses d’Orphée studio, Ohain, Belgium; voices, vocalizations: uncredited; realized at the Trois visages des musiques électroacoustiques: musique électroacoustique et videomusique, Espace Senghor, Brussels, Belgium, May 25, 2011; composition year: 2010; time: 13:09

Francisco Kröpfl:  Lento come l'alghe 
Compendium International -- Bourges 2005 [various artists]
Mnémosyne Musique Média/2005
(for electroacoustic music and voice); voice: Lucia Maranca; poem: Aldo Maranca;  realized at IMEB, Bourges, France, 2005; time: 10:00

Gerard Pape: Two Electro-Acoustic Songs
a. Time Caught in a Net
b. On the Road at Night
Electroacoustic Chamber Works
Mode Records/1998
(for voice, flute, tape, and sound projection; texts: Dahlia Ravikovitch); soprano: Janet Pape; flute: Cécile Daroux; tape, sound projection: Gerard Pape; recorded at the Festival Aspekte, Salzburg, Austria, 1994; composition year: 1993; total time: 10:50

Otto Luening: Synthesis for Orchestra and Electronic Sound
Music of Riegger, Luening, & McPhee
Hessian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor: David Van Vactor; tape realized and synchronized at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center, New York City; composition year: 1960; time: 7:50

Pink Floyd: A Saucerful of Secrets
I. Something Else (3:57)
II. Syncopated Pandemonium (3:08)
III. Storm Signal (1:34)
IV. Celestial Voices (3:14)
A Saucerful of Secrets
EMI/1994 (orig. EMI Columbia LP/1968)
(for Farfisa organ, Mellotron, piano, tapes, feedback, microphoned cymbals, electric guitar distortion, non-lexical vocals, and percussion); vocals, electric guitar: David Gilmour; piano, organ, Mellotron; electric bass, percussion: Roger Waters; drums, percussion: Nick Mason; recorded at Abbey Road Studios, April 1968; total time: 11:52 

Karlheinz Stockhausen: Mikrophonie I (excerpt)
Mikrophonie I & II
Columbia/1967 (orig. CBS West Germany LP/1965)
(for tamtam, two microphones, two filters, and pontentiometers); tamtam: Aloys Kontarsky, Fred Alings; microphones: Johannes Fritsch, Harald Bojé; filters, potentiometers: Stockhausen, Hugh Davies, Jaap Spek; recorded at Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Köln, December 1965; composition years: 1964, 1965; excerpt time: 11:00

Matthew Burtner: Glass Phase
Portals of Distortion
Innova Recordings/1999
computer polyrhythmicon, electronics: Matthew Burtner; composition year: 1998; time: 9:51
Matthew Burtner: from Polyrhythmicana 
a. C Acceleration Phase (2:24)
b. Metal XY* (1:30)
c. Melody in Triangles* (5:19)
NOISE Plays Burtner
Innova Recordings/2013
(for ensemble, electronics, and saxophone); Ensemble NOISE; saxophone: Matthew Burtner; computer: Nathan Brock; recorded at UCSD Studio A, San Diego, California; composition year: 2002; time: 2:24/total time: 9:12
*TAINT Radio version only 

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Bells and Whistles for June 19, 2014



A survey of world music and its derivatives

Thursdays, Summer 2014 live broadcast/webcast
12:00 p.m. -- 2:30 p.m. EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
June 12, 2014

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog


Michael Tenzer:  Unstable Center (Puser Belah)
Let Other Name You
New World Records/2009
(for double gamelan); Genta Buana Sari Group with the Sanggar Çudamani Group; recorded in Pengosekan, Bali, June 19, 2003; time: 19:26

Tirta Sari Ensemble: 
a. Kapi Raja (King of Birds) (3:05)
b. Sekar Gendot (The Flowers) (9:01)
c. Truna Jaya (A Welcome Dance) (9:40)
The Music of Bali Volume II - Legong Gamelan
Celestial Harmonies/1997
The Tirta Sari Gamelan Ensemble of Peliatan Village; recorded at the Pura Gunung Sari Temple, Bali; total time: 21:46

Field recordings from Papua New Guinea:
a. Seance Gisalo song by Aiba with weeping (8:41)
b. Ceremonial Gisalo performance by Halawa (14:00)
Bosavi -- Rainforest Music from Papua New Guinea
Smithsonian Folkways/2001
recorded by Steven Field, 1976 - 1992, a collaboration between Smithsonian Folkways and the Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies; total time: 22:41

Tejendra Narayan Majumdar: Madhya Gat in Dhamar Tal
Raga Kafi Kanada
India Archive Music/2003
sarod: Tejendra Narayan Majumdar; tabla: Tanmoy Bose; recorded at Master Sound, Astoria, New York, November 7, 19995; time: 17:30

The Master Musicians of Jajouka with Bachir Attar: 
Boujeloud Dancing With Kandisha 
Live Volume 1
Jajouka Records/2009
(composer: Hadj Abdesalam El Attar); recorded at the Centro Cultural de Belém in Lisbon, Portugal, March 31, 2007; time: 6:25

Muslimgauze: Mumbai Vibe Garden
Fakir Sind
percussion, tapes: Bryn Jones; recorded in Manchester, UK, 1998; time: 6:48

Muslimgauze: Baghdad
percussion, instruments, tapes: Bryn Jones; recorded in Manchester, UK, 1998; time: 5:08

Radwan Moumneh: Amanem
MusicWorks #119 -- Summer 2014 (various artists)
MusicWorks Magazine/2014
vocals, buzuq (Middle Eastern long-necked lute), electronics, processing:  R.G. Moumneh; recorded at Hotel2Tango, Montreal; released under the AKA Jerusalem In My Heart, album title, "Mo7it Al-Mo7it," (Constellation Records), 2013; time: 8:54

Marcel Khalifé: Taqasim, Part One (abridged)
Connecting Cultures/2006
oud: Marcel Khalifé; double bass: Peter Herbert; abridged time: 12:00

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