Saturday, September 13, 2014

Martian Gardens for September 14 & 17, 2014

Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
September 14, 2014

webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: September 17, 2014
Host: Max Shea

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog


Darren Copeland: They're Trying to Save Themselves
Perdu et Retrouve
empreintes DIGITALes/2007
commissioned by CBC Radio One for the first anniversary of the 9/11 attacks; all sounds sourced from CNN immediately following the bombings of the World Trad Center towers, September 11, 2001; realized at the composer's studio, 2002, premiered on CBC Radio One, 9/11/02; time: 3:53

Ingram Marshall: September Canons
September Canons
New World Records/2009
violin, electronic processing: Todd Reynolds; a lamentation on the events of September 11, 2001; composition year: 2002; time: 13:19

ETHEL: Uh...It all happened so fast (T. Reynolds)
Cantaloupe Music/2003
composer: Todd Reynolds; ETHEL (violins: Todd Reynolds, Mary Rowell; viola: Ralph Farris; cello: Mary Lawson; recorded at LOHO Studios, New York City, 2003; composition year: 2000; time: 5:54

Julia Wolfe: The States
Steel Hammer
Cantaloupe Music/2014
vocals: Trio Mediaeval (Anna Maria Friman, Linn Andrea Fuglseth, Torunn Østrem Ossum); ensemble: Bang On A Can All-Stars (cello: Ashley Bathgate; bass: Robert Black; piano, melodica: Vicky Chow; drums, percussion, bones: David Cossin; electric guitar, banjo, mountain dulcimer, jaw harp, harmonica, clogging, humming: Mark Stewart; clarinets, harmonica, whistling, humming: Evan Ziporyn; All: sand sticks, body percussion); recorded at the James L. Dolan Music Recording Studio, New York University, November 2011, February 2012; composition year: 2009; text: selected from numerous versions of the John Henry ballad; time: 9:48 

Steve Reich: It's been a honeymoon -- can't take no mo'
from City Life
The Minimalists (various composers)
Mode Records/2009
performed by Orkest De Volharding, conductor: Jussi Jaatinen; percussion: Tatiana Koleva; clarinet: Fie Schouten; piano: Sepp Grotenhuis; samplers: Anthony Fiumara; recorded at MCO Studios, Hilversum, The Netherlands, April 28-30, 2009; composition year: 1995; time: 5:00

Paul Dolden: The Village Choir asks the important questions of the day
Who Has the Biggest Sound?
instruments, electroacoustics, processing: Paul Dolden; recorded at the composer's studio, Val-Morin, Québec, 2005-2008; total excerpts time: 2:58

Paulo Chagas: Tarazed 
Possible Worlds Vol. 3 (various artists)
Microtonal/Xenharmonic music and sound art from around the world
woodwinds: Paulo Chagras; time: 2:27

Eric Chasalow: Trois Espaces du Son
I. Dramatic, deliberate (3:21)
II. Driven, with energy (2:52)
III. Meditative and resonant (4:51)
Feather, Breath, Mirror
Suspicious Motives Records/2014
(for piano, percussion, and fixed media); piano: Ancuza Aprodu; percussion: Thierry Miroglio; recorded at Slosberg Music Center, Brandeis University, March 2009; composition year: 2004; total time: 11:04

Luciano Berio: Sequenza II
New Music Series Volume 2 (various artists)
Neuma Records/1988
(for harp); harp: Emily Laurence; composition year: 1963; time: 8:05

Gabriel Valverde: El Silencio ya no es el Silencio  
Mode Records/2001
(for harp); harp: Sofia Asunción Claro; recorded at DIEM Studio, Copenhagen, 1997; composition year: 1996; time: 6:33

Huck Hodge: Out of a Dark Sea
Life is Endless Like Our Field of Vision
New World Records/2014
Talea Ensemble (harp: Nuiko Wadden; flute, piccolo: Barry Crawford; clarinet, bass clarinet: Rane Moore; horn: John Glattis; piano: Steve Beck; percussion: Alex Lipowski; violin: Miranda Cuckson; cello: Chris Gross); conductor: Jim Baker; recorded at Oktaven Audio, Yonkers, November 21, 2014; composition years: 2006, revised 2007; time: 15:26

Linda Dusman: Dindirindin
Electro Acoustic Music III (various artists)
Neuma Records/1994
(for computer-generated tape and soprano); soprano: Maria Tegzes; composition year: 1990; time: 8:31

Sten Hanson: Suite Brasiliera 
a. Apito (1:25)
b. Iemanjá (2:44)
c. Piranha (2:40)
d. Guerra (1:35)
e. Jogo de bicho (2:55)
f. Samba (2:29)
Sten Hanson -- Chrysopée Electronique series
Mnémosyne Musique Media/2001
electroacoustic music realized at IMEB, Bourges, 1993; total time: 13:35

Leo Kupper: Sabatrana 
from Rezas Populares do Brazil
Ways of the Voice
Pogus Productions/2002
(for bass baritone, mezzo soprano, and digital processing); mezzo-soprano: Anna Maria Kieffer; bass: Eduardo Janho-Abumrad; electronics: Leo Kupper; recorded in Brussels; time: 5:47; composition year: 1998

Robert Scott Thompson: Flora of Fynbos
Flora of Fynbos (single)
Aucourant Records/2014 
computer/electroacoustic music: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at the composer's studio, Roswell, Georgia; composition year: 2014; time: 14:43

Robert Scott Thompson: Star Map
Folio Volume One
Aucorant Records/2011
synthesizers, electronics: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at the composer's studio, Roswell, Georgia, composition year: 2011; time: 3:13

Marco Marinoni: To Walk the Night
IMEB --  Cultures Électroniques 16 (various artists)
Mnémosyne Musique Media/2002
(for violin, flute, piano, percussion, and tape); realized at IMEB, Bourges, composition year: 2002; time: 7:16

Douglas Doherty: On the Toon In the Toon On the Tyne
On the Edge of Chaos
MPS Music & Video/2011
(for electronics and tape); composition year: 1997; time: 3:00

Wendy Carlos: Incantation*
Beauty in the Beast
East Side Digital/2000 (orig. Audion LP/1986)
synthesizers, vocoder: Wendy Carlos; composition year: 1986; time: 6:47

Wendy Carlos:
a. Yusae Aisae (3:12)**
b. Poem for Bali (17:56 **
Beauty in the Beast
East Side Digital/2000 (orig. Audion LP/1986)
synthesizers, vocoder: Wendy Carlos; composition year: 1986; total time: 21:08

*WMUA version only
**TAINT Radio version only

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