Saturday, October 4, 2014

Martian Gardens for October 5 & 8, 2014

Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
October 5, 2014

webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: October 8, 2014
Host: Max Shea

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog


Joan Tower: Petroushskates
CRI: Forty Years of Discovery 1954--1994  (various artists)
Da Capo Chamber Players (flute: Patricia Spencer; clarinet: Laura Flax; violin: Joel Lester; cello: Andre Emellanoff; piano: Joan Tower); recorded at the Church of the Holy Trinity, New York City, February 23-24, 1981; composition year: 1980; time: 5:35

Joan Tower: Rising
American Flute Quintets (Tower/Foote/Beach)
Carol Wincec, flute  - Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival
Bridge Records/2012
(for flute and string quartet); flute: Carol Wincenc; violins: Kevin Lawrence, Carolyn Stuart; viola: Sheila Browne; cello: Brooks Whitehouse; recorded at Watson Hall, University of North Carolina School of Arts, Winston-Salem, December 19-21, 2011; composition year: 2010; time: 16:09

Roger Reynolds: Ambages 
Three Circuitous Paths to the Music of Roger Reynolds
Neuma Records/2002
(for solo flute); flute: Rachel Rudich; recorded at June in Buffalo Festival, 2002; composition year: 1965; time: 8:11

Eric Chasalow: Flute Concerto -- Three Love Poems
I. fight and confession (5:38)
II. eggshell, more like a heart (2:51) 
III. feather, breath, mirror (4:42)
Feather, Breath, Mirror
Suspicious Motives Records/2014
(for flute and chamber ensemble); flute: Tara O'Connor; clarinet: Alan Key; violin: Curtis Macomber; cello: Fred Sherry; percussion: Tom Kolor; piano: Stephen Gosling; recorded at SUNY Purchase, September 2010; composition year: 2005; total time: 13:51

Chris Newman: Piano Sonata No. 1
I. (3:33)
II. The dinosaurs roamed the planes in herds (3:21)
III. (4:06)
Piano Sonatas
Mode Records/2009
piano: Michael Finnissy; recorded at Funkhaus, Kleiner Sendesaal, Köln, Germany, November 2006; composition year: 1982; total time: 11:00

Chris Newman: Cologne
Mode Records/2014
voice: Chris Newman; Ensemble KNM Berlin, conductor: Steffen Taast; recorded at the Studio Für Elektroakustische Musik Der Akademie Der Künste, Berlin, January 2004; composition year: 1987; time: 10:28

Fortner Anderson: It's a Small World (Anderson/Dumas)
Les blocs errants/2013
electroacoustic music: Chantal Dumas; text, voice: Fortner Anderson; time: 11:35

Bernd Klug: Abandoned Satellite Dishes I
Cold Commodities
Innova Recordings/2014
double bass, extension, amplifications: Bernd Klug; recorded at East 19th Street Studio, Brooklyn, New York, September 2013; time: 3:27

Philip Perkins: westshoe
Mister Anyhow -- Live in the studio 2011-14
Fun Music/2014
electronics, tapes: Philip Perkins; time: 2:55

David Mooney: 
a. Facts About Air, part 1 (1:00)
b. Wheel (1:00)
c. Hairpin (1:00)
Facts About Air
Heavy Mental Music by David R. Mooney
David Mooney/2009
electronics, tapes: David Mooney; total time: 3:00

Suk-Jun Kim: Midong
Cultures électroniques Bourges 2001 (various artists)
Mnémosyne Musique Media/2001
electroacoustic music realized at IMEB, Bourges, France, 2001; time: 10:03

Philip Mantione: Fabrics
Depth of Field
Scattered Music/2012
computer music: Philip Mantione; composition year: 2010; time: 8:42

Gordon Mumma: Greys
Music from the ONCE Festival 1961-1966 (boxed set)
New World Records/2002
electronic music for film: Gordon Mumma; performed at the ONCE Festival, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; February 16, 1963; composition year: 1963; time: 3:19

Joan La Barbara: October Music -- Star Showers and Extraterrestrials   
Voice is the Original Instrument: Early Works  
Lovely Music, Ltd./2003  
voices, tapes: Joan La Barbara; premiered at The American Center for Students and Artists, Paris, France, October 1980; time: 14:16

Jerry Tabor: lemon; birch
Electro Acoustic Music VII (various artists)
Neuma Records/2006
computer music: Jerry Tabor; composition year: 2002; time: 5:57

Sten Hanson: Trompe d'écorce de bouleau (birch bark horn)
from Cors longs (Long horns)
Music of Sten Hanson
Mnémosyne Musique Media/2001
electroacoustic music realized at IMEB, Bourges, France, 1996; time: 2:00

Robert Scott Thompson:  The Musical Box
Folio, Volume Two
Aucourant Records/2011
electronics and music boxes: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at the composer's studio, Roswell, Georgia; composition year: 2011; time: 14:00

Michael John Fink: From a Folio (selections)
a. Invocation (2:13)
b. Hieroglyph (2:01)
c. Melos (2:36)
From a Folio
Cold Blue Music/2014
cello: Derek Stein; piano: Michael John Fink; recorded at Architecture Studios, Los Angeles, winter 2014; total excerpts time: 6:55

Kenneth Gaburo: Lemon Drops*
Tape Play
Pogus Productions/2000
harmonic tone generator: Kenneth Gaburo; recorded at the University of Illinois Experimental Music Studios; composition year: 1965

Susan Ann Brewster: Rainbucket*
Possible Worlds Volume 3 (various artists)
dulcimer, guitar harmonics, electronics, tapes: Susan Ann Brewster; thunderstorm recorded in the Canadian Rockies, summer 2013; time: 4:49

*TAINT Radio version only

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