Saturday, July 26, 2014

Martian Gardens radio for July 27 & July 30, 2014

Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
July 27, 2014
(extended edition 9:00 p.m. -- 12:14 a.m.)

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

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog


Earle Brown: Three Pieces(No. 2)
Yvar Mikhashoff - Panorama of American Music [various artists]
From Antheil to Zappa 1911-1991
Mode Records/2013
piano: Yvar Mikhashoff; recorded at Slee Hall, Buffalo, New York, 1991-1992; composition year: 1951; time: 1:45

Judith Shatin: Grito del Corazón
Time to Burn 
Innova Recordings/2014
(for clarinets and electronics) clarinets: F. Gerard Errante, D. Gause; composition year: 2001; time: 5:18 

John Cage: Variations III
for one or any number of people performing any actions
Variations I-III
Mode Records/2003
electronics: John D.S. Adams, D'Arcy Philip Gray, Andrew R. Miller (MOTION Ensemble); recorded at Memorial Hall, University of New Brunswick, Fredricton, New Brusnwick, Canada, June 19, 2001; composition years: 1962-1963; time: 20:00

Carey Nutman: Moon Spin 2001
The Sea and the Snake
MPS Music and Video/2013
electronics: Carey Nutman; time: 9:04

Morton Subotnick: And the Butterflies Begin to Sing IV
Images Will Descend to the Ground
a. The waves are bitter (0:39)
b. Truth will remain simple, and gigantic wheels, will ride the bitter waves (1:13)
c. And images will descend to the ground (1:52)
And the Butterflies Begin to Sing
New World Records/1997
electronics: Morton Subotnick; The Amernet String Quartet (violins: Kyoko Kashiwagi, Marcia Littley de Arias; viola: Malcolm Johnson; cello: Javier Arias-Flores); recorded at Corbett Studios, Cincinnati, Ohio, composition year: 1988; time: 3:36

Paul Dolden: excerpts from Who Has the Biggest Sound?
a. The Village Wind Orchestra - The Answer is Blowing in the Winds (3:37)
b. Who Has the Biggest Noise (2:00)
c. To Play or Not to Play? (1:00)
d. The Village Wind Orchestra - more Blowing in the Wind (2:55)
Who Has the Biggest Sound?
instruments, electroacoustics, processing: Paul Dolden; recorded at the composer's studio, Val-Morin, Québec, 2005-2008; total excerpts time: 10:32

Louis Dufort: Hi_Res
Trans_Canada -- ZKM/Karlsruhe [various artists]
empreintes DIGITALes/2009
electroacoustic music realized at the studios of the zkm, Germany, premiered at trans_canada, zkm, Mediantheater, Karlsruhe, Germany, 2005; composition year: 2005; time 13:37

Louis Dufort: Matério_*
Montreal Sound Matter [various artists]
Pogus Productions/2006
electroacoustic music realized at the composer's studio, Montreal, premiered at Spatio Lumino — Festival Montréal / Nouvelles musiques 2007, Société des arts technologiques (SAT), Montreal, February 24, 2007; composition year: 2006

Françoise Barrière: Aujourd'hui
Par Temps Calme Et Ensoleillé  
Le Chant De Monde/1992
electroacoustic music realized at Groupe de musique expérimentale de Bourges, 1975, time: 18:53

Alvin Curran: Canti Illuminati II
Solo Works -- The '70s
New World Records/2010
instruments, tapes, processing: Alvin Curran; recorded in Rome, 1974; composition year: 1977; time: 19:00

Jorge Antunes: Sinfonia Das Diretas (Direct Elections Symphony) (1st 1/2)
Sinfonia Das Diratas
Sistrum Edições Musicais Ltd./1995
for choir, ensemble, electronic effects and car horns; composed for Diretas Já, 1984; excerpt time: 20:00

Beatriz Ferreyra: Río de los pájaros azules
Cultures Électroniques 14 (various artists)
Le Chant Du Monde/2000
electroacoustic music: Beatriz Ferreyra; realized at the composer's studio, commissioned by the Bregman Studio, Dartmouth College, 1998; time: 12:07

Peter Cusack: selections from Where is the Green Parrot?
a. Squabble (1:28)
b. Safari (5:46)
c. Good Sport (3:44)
d. Nightjar (1:00)
Where is the Green Parrot?
ReR Megacorp/1999
field recordings: Peter Cusack; seabirds on b: Chris Watson; total excerpts time: 10:30

Chris Watson: Mozambique Nightjar
Outside the Circle of Fire
Touch Records/1998
recorded at the Zimbazi River, Zimbabwe, 1996; time: 2:57

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Bells & Whistles for July 24, 2014

Bells & Whistles
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
July 24, 2014

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog

Brian Eno with Rick Holland:
a. Dream Birds (2:20)
b. The Airman (3:05)
Drums Between the Bells
Warp Records/2011
instruments: Brian Eno; poems: Rick Holland, violin: Neill Catchpole; a. voice: Caroline Wildi; b. voice: Aylie Cooke; total time: 5:25

Brian Eno and Karl Hyde:  Cells & Bells
High Life
Warp Records/2014
voice, treatments: Brian Eno; guitar loop: Karl Hyde; reverb atmosphere, keyboard: Fred Gibson; reverb guitar: Leo Abrahams; lyrics: Rick Holland; recorded 2014; time: 7:41

Holger Czukay: Boat-Woman Song (Ho-Mai-Nhi) (excerpt)
OHM--The Early Gurus of Electronic Music--1948-1980 [various artists]
Ellipsis Arts/2000
electronics, processing, samples: Holger Czukay, Rolf Dammers; samples --  Adam de la Halle: unnamed polyphonic rondeau; Vietnamese women singing folk song;
recorded at Inner Space, Köln, 1969; excerpt time: 5:00

Hoang Oanh:
a. Ho Huế (Boat Song of the Huế)
b. Ly Con Sao (Song of the Blackbirds)
Eternal Voices
Traditional Vietnamese Music in the U.S.A.
New Alliance/1994
vocals: Hoang Oanh; Đàn tranh (zither), Đàn nguyệt (two-stringed lute): Nguyen Thuyet Phong; produced by the Center for the Study of World Musics, Kent State University, Ohio, 1987; music, lyrics: traditional; time: 3:50

Music from Vietnam --
a. Moong Duc Thang: Hroong Jew's Harp (1:43)
b. Ya' Sun: Hur Suul Tlaa Blowing Pipe (0:21)
c. Me Van Uoung: Tnheek Chordophone (1:09)
d. Mi Thi Thoan: Teum Song (3:16)
Bamboo on the Mountains
Kmhmu Highlanders from Southeast Asia and the U.S.
Smithsonian Folkways/1999
a. recorded at Ban Xop Pot, Kim Da Commune, uong Duong District, Nighe An, Vietnam, April 14, 1994; b. recorded at Ban Nong Quang; Nghia Son Commune, Van Chan District, Yen Bai, Vietnam, June 10, 1990; c., d. recorded at Ban Cap Na, Ta Loc Commune, Mai Son District, Son La, Vietnam, May 6, 1994; total time: 6:27

Dorota Czerner: Dunes
Open Space 24 (Czerner/Barkin)
Open Space/2009
voice, poem: Dorota Czerner; recorded in 2009; time: 8:25

Alvin Curran/John Cage: Ice, Dew, Food, Crew, Ape
Maritime Rites
New World Records/2004
voice, words: John Cage mixed with the diaphone horn of the Nantucket II Lightship and the interior of the broken horn of the Edgartown Lighthouse, Martha's Vineyard; field recordings: 1984; composition completed: 1985; time: 11:22

Jorge Liderman: Walking Dances 
a. Movement I (6:40)
b. Movement II (2:40)
c. Movement III (4:19)
Walking Dances
Bridge Records/2004
guitar: David Tanenbaum; composition year: 1998; time: 13:39

Rafael Arias: Feria
Andean Guitar 
Sukay World Music/1996
guitar: Rafael Arias; composition: traditional Bolivian, Alfredo Domingues; recorded at Coast Studios, Austin, Texas; time: 3:34

Jorge Alfano: Churi Inti (Sun Guardian)
Inti -- Mystical Music of the Andes
quena (wooden flute), charango (Andean lute), rattles, composition: Jorge Alfano; recorded in New York City; time: 4:03

Steve Roach: Opening the Space
Holding the Space -- Fever Dreams II
Timeroom Editions/2004
six-foot agave didgeridoo: Steve Roach; voice: Jennifer Grais; composed and recorded at Timeroom Studios, Tucson, Arizona; time: 6:18

David Hudson: Air Cave
The Art of the Didjeridu -- selected pieces 1987-1997
Black Sun (Celestial Harmonies)/1997 
didgeridu, composition: Michael Hudson; recorded in Australia and Tucson, Arizona; time: 6:33

Stephen Kent:
a. Energizer (2:33)
b. Yekke -- Terrestrial Mix (5:05)
Family Tree
City of Tribes/1997
didgeridu, composition: Stephen Kent; djembe: Suru Ekeh, drum kit: Matt Butler; recorded at Emeryville Recording Studios, California, 1994-1997; time: 7:38

Muslimgauze: Maroon of Gaza
percussion, tapes: Bryn Jones; recorded in Manchester, England, 1995; time: 8:33

Muslimgauze: Myth and Tyrants
Daft Records/1995
percussion, tapes: Bryn Jones, recorded in Manchester, England, 1995; time: 3:22

Music of Islam, Istanbul --
a. Peşhrev (Prelude) (from the Sema Ritual) (2:54)
b. Kamanche Taksim (Kamancheh mprovisation) (from the Sema Ritual) 1:35
c. Tanbour Taksim (bowed tanbour improvisation) (from Mystic Music Concert) 1:53) 
The Music of Islam Volume Nine
Mawlawiyah Music of the Whirling Dervishes
Celestial Harmonies/1997
a. full Dervish ensemble; b. kamanche: Sedat Icoz; c. bowed tanbour: Mustafa Öksüz; recorded at the Great Süleymaniye Mosque Complex, Istanbul, Turkey; total time: 6:00

The Music of Islam, Marrakesh --
Ūlād Bāmbāra
The Music of Islam Volume Six
Al-Maghrib, Gnawa Music, Marrakesh, Morocco 
Celestial Harmonies/1997
lead vocal: Marchane Abdelkbir Lechhab; percussion, vocals: Hamzaoui Ahmed, Kharmouss Mahdjoub; recorded at Marrakesh Studios, Morocco; time: 10:39

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Sunday, July 20, 2014

Martian Gardens for July 20 & 23, 2014

Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
July 20, 2014

webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: July 23, 2014
Host: Max Shea

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog


George Crumb: from Ancient Voices of Children
a. Dances of the Ancient Earth (2:30)
b. Ghost Dance (2:08)
Complete Crumb Edition Volume 9
Bridge Records/2005
oboe: Kathryn Dupuy Cooper; mandolin: David Starobin; musical saw: Dale Stuckenbruck; harp: Courtney Hershey Bress; piano: Susan Grace; percussion: John Kinzie, Mark Foster, William Hill; conductor: David Colson; composition year: 1970; time: 4:38

Johanna Beyer: IV
Meehan/Perkins Duo -- Restless, Endless, Tactless
Johanna Beyer and the Birth of American Percussion Music
New World Records/2011
percussion: Meehan/Perkins Duo, recorded at Jones Concert Hall, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, February 9, 2009; composition year: 1935; time: 2:01

Morton Feldman: Structures
String Quartet No. 1, etc.
Mode Records/2014
Flux Quartet (violins: Tom Chiu, Conrad Harris; viola: Max Mandel; cello: Felix Fan); recorded at Spin Recordings Studio, Long Island City, New York, December 7, 2011; composition year: 1951; time: 5:55

Morton Feldman: Vertical Thoughts 5
Only -- Works for Voice and Instruments
New Albion Records/1996
San Francisco Contemporary Music Players (violin: Roy Malan, tuba: Peter Wahrhaftig, percussion: William Winant; celeste: Marvin Tartak; voice: Joan La Barbara); recorded at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California, January 18, 1995; composition year: 1963; time: 5:19

David Rosenboom: Closed Attracting Trajectories (Melody Set 2)
Zones of Influence Part II
Zones of Influence
Pogus Productions/2014
electronics: David Rosenboom; percussion: William Winant; The Dizzy Gillespie Recording Studio Complex, California Institute of the Arts and the composer's studio, Valencia, California; composition years: 1984, 1985, revised 2013; time: 13:44

Stuart Saunders Smith: A River Rose
I. (2:45)
II. (3:10)
III. (1:40)
IV. (2:43)
V. (3:02)
A River Rose -- Music for Violin
New World Records/2014
violin: Ari Yoshioka; vibraphone: José "Zeca" Lacerda; recorded at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County; Fall 2013; composition year: 2005; total time: 13:21

Stuart Saunders Smith: Family Portraits -- Delbert
Sylvia Smith -- The Year Begins To Be Ripe
11 West Records/2008
solo percussion, spoken voice: Sylvia Smith; text: Stuart Saunders Smith; recorded at UMBC; composition year: 1994; time: 3:45

Dorota Czerner: Fireflies
Open Space 29 (Barkin/Czerner/Boretz)
Open Space/2012
voice, text: Dorota Czerner; electronic sound: Benjamin Boretz; time: 4:35

Linda Dusman: Magnificat -- Ida Ida
Sounding Out! [various artists]
Everglade Records/2010
voice, electronics: Linda Dusman; text: Gertrude Stein; composition year: 2009; time: 6:14

Shelley Hirsch: Blanche Dubois
voice, text: Shelley Hirsch; text: Shelley Hirsch (after Tennessee Williams); electronics: David Weinstein; composition year: 1987; time: 3:38

Brian Eno and David Byrne: A Secret Life
My Life in the Bush of Ghosts
Nonesuch Records/2006 (orig. Virgin LP/1981)
sampled voice: Samira Tawfik; percussion, synthesizers, treatments; Brian Eno, David Byrne; recorded 1979; time: 2:30

Eno + Hyde: Cells & Bells
High Life
Warp Records/2014
voice, treatments: Brian Eno; guitar loop: Karl Hyde; reverb atmosphere, keyboard: Fred Gibson; reverb guitar: Leo Abrahams; lyrics: Rick Holland; recorded 2014; time: 7:41

David Bowie: Warszawa
Rykodisc/1991 (orig. EMI LP/1977)
composer: Brian Eno; vocals: David Bowie; piano, synthesizers: Brian Eno; recorded at Château d'Hérouville, Hérouville, France and Hansa Studio, West Berlin, 1976; time: 6:17

Elainie Lillios: Backroads
a. Shoe Factory (3:51)
b. Tree Tunnel (3:29)
c. Elevator (3:31)
Entre espaces (Between Spaces)
empreintes DIGITALes/2011
realized at the composer's studio, Bowling Green, Ohio, 2002; premiered at  the Rien a voir (12) at Espace GO, Montreal, September 13, 2002; composition year: 2002; time: 10:51

Luc Ferrari: Le Sexe (Chanson 3 from Chansons pour le corps)
Chansons pour le corps; Et si tout entière maintenant
Mode Records/1999
voice: Elise Caron; clarinets: Carol Mundinger, Sylvan Frydman; percussion: Christine Lagniel; piano: Michel Maurer; synthesizer: Michel Musseau; recorded at the GRM, Salle Oliviere Messiaen, Maison de Radio France, Paris, March 18, 1995; composition years: 1988-1994; time: 1240

Jon Rose: 
a. Reversed Spam (3:35)
b. Buzz Buzz (0:48)
c. Whipped Cream (2:39)
The Hyperstring Project
New Dynamics of Rogue Counterpoint
ReR Megacorp/2000
computer-processed violin systems: Jon Rose; recorded at The Hospital and STEIM studios, Amsterdam, August 1999; total time: 6:13

Jon Rose: The Massage Parlor (from Bagni di Dolabella)
The Fence
ReR Megacorp/1998
The Orchestra of Ancient Guts, conductor: Dr. Johannes Rosenberg; voice: Vinetta Paraldi; recorded at RAI Studios, Rome, September 1993; time: 3:36

Guy Barash: Seven Testimonies
from The Captain Asks for a Show of Hands 
Facts About Water
Innova Recordings/2014
voice: Victor Poison-Tete; keyboard: Anthony Coleman; guitar: Ron Anderson; bass: Dave Hofstra; drums: Mike Pride; digital signal processing: Guy Barash; text: Nick Flynn; recorded at EastSide Sound and Studio zOaR, New York City; time: 8:53

Annea Lockwood: Tiger Balm
Source -- Music of the Avant Garde [various artists]
Source Records 1-6, 1968-1971
Pogus Productions/2008
electronic music on tape; recorded at Tangent Studio, London, and The Electronic Music Studio, Goldsmith College, 1970; time: 10:26

Michael Trommer: The Night Paddler 
MusicWorks #119, Summer 2014 [various artists]
MusicWorks Magazine/2014
field recordings: Michael Trommer; time: 9:01

Steven Naylor: I Wish
Deep Wireless 7 [various artists]
Radio Art Compilation
New Adventures in Sound Art/2010
electroacoustic music realized at the Electroacoustic  Studios of the University of Birmingham, UK, 2000, premiered at the Novars concert, Birmingham, November 21, 2001; composition year: 2000; time: 9:47

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