Saturday, September 20, 2014

Martian Gardens for September 21 & 24, 2014

Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
September 21, 2014

webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: September 24, 2014
Host: Max Shea

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog


David Lang: Forbidden Subjects
Love Fail
Cantaloupe Music/2014
vocals: Anonymous 4 (Ruth Cunningham, Marsha Genensky, Susan Hellauer, Jacqueline Horner-Kwiatek); text: Lydia Davis; premiered at the International Festival of Arts & Ideas, New Haven, Connecticut, June 29, 2012; time: 2:57

David Lang: Right and Wrong
Love Fail
Cantaloupe Music/2014
vocals: Anonymous 4 (Ruth Cunningham, Marsha Genensky, Susan Hellauer, Jacqueline Horner-Kwiatek); text: Lydia Davis; premiered at the International Festival of Arts & Ideas, New Haven, Connecticut, June 29, 2012; time: 2:22

Meredith Monk: Double Fiesta
Do You Be
vocals: Meredith Monk; pianos: Edmund Niemann, Nurit Tilles; recorded in New York City and Ludwigsbourg, Germany, 1986-1987; time: 5:21

Lei Liang: Howling Bamboo
Bamboo Lights, Movement I
Bamboo Lights
Bridge Records/2014
(for chamber orchestra); The Callithumpian Consort, conductor: Stephen Drury; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, October 1, 2013; composition year: 2013; time: 2:45

Robert Scott Thompson: Cloud Pale and Dream Dimmed
Gold Flowers Bloom Mercury Petals
Aucourant Records/2009
synthesizers, electronics: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at the composer's studio, Roswell, Georgia; time: 6:43

Eric Chasalow: Due (Cinta)mani
I. Three Symbolic Gestures (4:26)
II. Cloudlands (2:49)
Feather, Breath, Mirror
Suspicous Motives Records/2014
(for piano and fixed media); piano: Vicki Ray; recorded at Slosberg Music Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, March 2005; composition year: 2002; total time: 6:15

Vicki Ray: The Meaning of the Treat
From the Left Edge
composer: Arthur Jarvinen; piano: Vicki Ray; recorded at Abell Pianos, Los Angeles, February & April, 1999; composition year: 1995

Gordon Mumma: Meanwhile, A Twopiece
Music from the ONCE Festival 1961-1966 (boxed set)
New World Records/2003
piano, percussion: Robert Ashley; French horn, percussion: Gordon Mumma; magnetic tape; recorded at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, February 10, 1962; composition year: 1961; time: 7:16

In memory of George Manupelli, September 29, 1931 -- September 14, 2014, art professor, filmmaker, and member of the ONCE Group

J.D. Parran & Mark Deutsch: Explore Coming Forth
from Omegathorp: Living City
Omegathorp: Living City
Y'All of New York/2005
alto clarinet, soprano saxophone, bamboo flute, E-flat contrabass clarinet: J.D. Parran, bazantar, sitar: Mark Deutsch; cello, electronics, electro-vocals: David Darling; percussion: Kevin Norton; piano: Joseph Kubera; voice; Thomas Buckner; text: Glenn Spearman; time: 8:43

Timeless Pulse: Light
Mutable Music/2007
voice: Thomas Buckner; percussion: George Marsh, Jennifer Wilsey; accordion: Pauline Oliveros; live electronics: David Wessel; time: 9:48

The Vocal Constructivists: Sound Patterns (P. Oliveros)
Walking Still
Innova Recordings/2014
(for mixed chorus); composer: Pauline Oliveros; vocals: The Vocal Constructivists, director: Jane Alden; recorded at Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 2014; composition year: 1961; time: 3:58

Paul Lansky: from Textures
I. Striations (3:52)
II. Loose Ends (3:28)
Textures & Threads
Bridge Records/2014
(for two pianists and two percussionists); piano 1: Thomas Rosenkranz; piano 2: Michael Sheppard; percussion 1: Svet Stoyanov; percussion 2: Gwendolyn Burgett; recorded at Clonick Hall and Recording Studio, Oberlin College, Oberlin Ohio, October 9, 2013; composition years: 2012-2013; total excerpts time: 7:20

Iannis Xenakis: O-Mega
Ensemble Works 3
Mode Records/2013
(for percussion and ensemble); percussion: Steven Schick; International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), conductor: Steven Schick; recorded at Conrad Prebys Hall, University of California San Diego, January 2010; composition year: 1977; time: 3:52

Roland Auzet: Metallic Cristal (K. Tanaka)
Percussion (s) [boxed set]
Mode Records/2008
(for percussion and electronics); composer: Karen Tanaka; percussion:  Roland Auzet; electronics realized at and percussion performed at IRCAM, La Muse en Circuit, Atelier en Bel Air, Alfortville, France; composition year: 1995; time: 9:26

Anna Rubin & Laurie Hollander: Family Stories: Sophie, Sally
Electric Music
Capstone Records/2004 (via Neuma Records)
(for voices and fixed media); music: Anna Rubin, Laurie Hollander; voices, texts: Anna Rubin, Aleta Hayes; composition years: 1998-2000; time: 16:05

Sylvia Smith: Family Portraits: Delbert (great-grandfather) (S.S. Smith)
The Year Begins to be Ripe
11 West Records/2008
composer: Stuart Saunders Smith; solo percussion, voice: Sylvia Smith; recorded at University of Maryland Baltimore County; composition year: 1994; time: 3:45

Alain Savouret: La trans-solitaire
Alain Savouret
Mnémosyne Musique Media/2004
(electroacoustic music); realized at GMEB/IMEB, Bourges, France, 1984; time: 10:45

Alain Thibault: La soleil et l'acier
empreintes DIGITALes/1990
(for soprano and tape); soprano: Pauline Vaillancourt; recorded at the composer's studio, Montreal, premiered at the Du Maurier Theater, Toronto, February 22, 1988; revised, 1990; composition years: 1988, 1990; time: 8:01

Thomas DeLio: ...Transients
Selected Compositions (1991-2013)
Neuma Records/2013
(for tape); composition year: 2011; time: 3:40

Charles Dodge: Profile
Electro Acoustic Music I [various artists]
Neuma Records/1990
(computer music); composition year: 1988; time: 6:57

François Giraudon: La Corrida
La Corrida
Mnémosyne Musique Media/1998
(electroacoustic music) realized at CNR, Marseilles, France, 1990; time: 9:15 

Erdem Helvacioğlu: Lead Crystal Marbles*
Wounded Breath
Aucourant Records/2008
(electroacoustic music); mastered at ITU MIAM Studios, Istanbul; composition year: 2007; time: 17:11

*TAINT Radio version only

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