Saturday, September 6, 2014

Martian Gardens for September 7 & 10, 2014

Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
August 24, 2014
(extended edition 9:00 p.m. -- 12:30 a.m. EDT)

webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: August 27, 2014
Host: Max Shea

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog


Béla Bartók: Hungarian Song
from 44 Duos for Two Violins, Book 1
The Complete Violin Duos
Nuema Records/1993
violins: János Négyesy, Päivikki Nykter; composition year: 1931; time: 0:43

János Négyesy: Bittersweet Music II (Bun-Ching Lam)
Solo Violin Recital
Acourant Records/2006
composer: Bun-Ching Lam; violin: János Négyesy; recorded at Warren Studios, University of California San Diego, June 2005; composition year: 1981; time: 12:32

Bun-Ching Lam: Run
Heidelberg Concerts
Mutable Music/2011
pipa: Min Xiao Fen; recorded in Heidelberg, Germany, 2009; composition year: 1993; time: 7:25  

Chris Newman: Symphony
Mode Records/2014
Ensemble KNM Berlin (flute: Rebecca Lenton; clarinet: Winfried Rager; xylophone: Thomas Meixner; piano: Holger Groschopp; trumpet: Markus Schwind; trombone: Andrew Digby; double bass: Arnuff Ballhorn); conductor: Steffen Tast; recorded at the Studio für elektroakustische Musik; Berlin, January 2004; composition year: 1981; time: 12:00

Iannis Xenakis: Xas
Ensemble Music 2
Mode Records/1996
(for saxophone quartet); members of  ST-X Ensemble Xenakis USA; soprano saxophone: Susan Cook; alto saxophone: John Engerbretson; tenor saxophone: Shawn Tracy; baritone saxophone: Mathew Cashman; recorded at Streeterville Studio, Chicago, September 15, 1996; composition year: 1987; time: 8:56

Steven Schick: Watershed I (1st 1/4) (R. Reynolds)
Drumming in the Dark
Neuma Records/2000
composer: Roger Reynolds; percussion: Steven Schick; recorded at Warren Studios, University of California San Diego; composition year: 1995; excerpt time: 7:10

Meehan/Perkins Duo & the Baylor Percussion Group: 
 Percussion Music (G. Strang)
I. Alla marcia (2:39)
II. Moderato (2:47)
III. Rondino (1:44)
Restless, Endless, Tactless
Johanna Beyer and the Birth of American Percussion Music
New World Records/2011
composer: Gerald Strang; percussion: Meehan/Perkins Duo, Baylor Percussion Group, recorded at Jones Concert Hall, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, February 9, 2010; composition year: 1936; total time: 7:10

Wendy Mae Chambers:  Fire-Breathing Serpent
New World Records/1998
percussion: Michael Pugliese, Randy Crafton, Jason Cirker, Charles Kiger, Andy Bowman, Kory Grossman, Mark Belair, Dan McMillan, Frank Cassara, David Cossin, Jimmy Musto, Dominic Donato, conductor: Howard Van Hyning; recorded at St. Paul's Chapel, Columbia University, July 21, 1994; time: 4:56

Otto Laske:  Furies and Voices
a. Prelude
b. Scherzo
c. Song
Electro Acoustic Music VI (various artists)
Neuma Records/1999
(electroacoustic music); composition year: 1990; time: 10:27

Robert Scott Thompson: Unwoven
Relaxed Machinery/2014 
electronics, synthesizers: Robert Scott Thompson; composition year: 2014; time: 9:09

Victoria Jordanova: Outer Circles, part 6
Outer Circles
Innova Recordings/2004
ham radio signal collage: Victoria Jordanova; recorded in Rome, Italy; composition year: 2004;  time: 8:03

Odeya Nini: There are so many things that I have to tell you
Vougheauxyice (Voice)
text, voice, processing: Odeya Nini; recorded at California Institute of the Arts, June 2012; time: 9:52

Biosphere: The things I tell you
All Saints/1997
electronics, voice, text: Geir Jenssen; recorded at Aurora Lydstudio, Tromsdalen, Norway; time: 6:17

Françoise Barrière: Musique pour le Temps de Noël (Yuletide Music)
Series Chrysopée Electronique - Bourges
Mnémosyne Musique Media/1992
(for viola, cello, saxophone, percussion, and tape); members of Ensemble 2e2m (viola: Alain Dubois; cello: Marcus Jenny; saxophone: Kemicho Muto; percussion: Jean-Pierre Drouet); conductor: Alain Savouret; recorded at the 9th International Festival of Experimental Music, Bourges, court of the Jacques Cœur Palace, 1979; composition year: 1979; time: 16:16

Gonzalo Biffarella: Mestizaje
Mnémosyne Musique Media/1997
(musique concrete); recorded at LIPM (Research and Musical Production Laboratory - Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1983-1984; time: 8:11

John Luther Adams: At a Still Point
The Place We Began
Cold Blue Music/2009
(musique concrete); composed in Fairbanks, Alaska, and Los Angeles, 2008, time: 12:32

John Luther Adams: Inuksuit, part 4
Cantaloupe Music/2013
(for percussion, air raid sirens, and environmental sounds) percussion ensemble directed by Doug Perkins; recorded in the woods of Guilford, Vermont, 2012; composition year: 2009; time: 9:33

Meehan/Perkins Duo: Table of Contents (D. Lang)*
Travel Diary
Bridge Records/2011
(composer: David Lang); percussion: The Meehan/Perkins Duo; recorded at Jones Concert Hall, Baylor University, Waco Texas, January 2010; composition year: 2008; time: 8:57

Lou Harrison: Fugue*
Drums Along the Pacific
New Albion Records/2003
performed by the William Winant Percussion Group; recorded at Bay Records, Berkeley, California, August, 1993; composition year: 1942; time: 3:55

*TAINT Radio version only

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