Saturday, October 18, 2014

Martian Gardens for October 19 & 22, 2014

Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
October 19, 2014

webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: October 22, 2014
Host: Max Shea

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog


Mari Kimura: Subharmonic Partita
The World Below G and Beyond
Works for Subharmonic Violin and Interactive Computer
Mutable Music/2005
violin: Mari Kimura; recorded at Harvestworks and Systems II, composition year: 2005, using melodies from J.S. Bach's Partita Prelude; time: 2:45 

Harry Partch: A Decent and Honorable Mistake (Samba)
Even Wild Horses, Act I, Scene I
Plectra and Percussion Dances

Bridge Records/2014
PARTCH ensemble (ingredients may include -- diamond marimba, Eroica, cymbal: Erin Barnes; voice: Paul Berkoids; kithara: Alison Bjorkedahl; canon, surrogate kiethara, Eroica: Matt Cook; cloud chamber bowls, chromelodeon: David Johnson; saxophone: Ulrich Krieger; percussion: Yumi Lee; canon: Tom Peters; guitars, canons: John Schneider; adapted viola: Derek Stein; bowls, bass marimba, Eroica, fight bell: Nick Terry; bass marimba, voice: T.J. Roy; guitar, canons: Alex Wand); text: Arthur Rimbaud;  recorded at Disney Hall/Redcat Theatre, Los Angeles, June 9, 2013; composition year: 1952; total time: 3:01

Ross Bolleter: Time and Fevers Burn Away
Music Works #120 (various artists)
MusicWorks Magazine/2014
ruined piano: Ross Bolleter; time: 5:29

Ross Bolleter: Unfinished Business
Crow Country
Pogus Productions/2000
ruined bar piano exposed to the elements: Ross Bolleter; recorded at Nallan Sheep Station, Western Australia, July 1987; mastered at Goodshit Studios, Perth, Australia, September 1987; time: 11:15

Thomas Newman & Rick Cox: Goldmine Nectarine
35 Whirlpools Below Sound
Cold Blue Music/2014
piano, phase metals, sound effects, processing: Thomas Newman, Rick Cox; recorded in Pacific Palisades, California; time: 3:53

Amy Denio: I'm Glad Today is Monday
Prodigal Light
Spoot Music/2013
sound mash-up by friends of Amy Denio (story, transcription, narration: David Greenberger; horn, guitar, kick drum, bamboo flute, whistling, door bell: Frank Pahl; telephone messages: Jim McAdams (2 moments in musical museum ), Eli McBett (~ gli Egiziani: Lasciatemi caricare!), Francisco Lopez (~ tomatoes in a tub ); dog bark: Mary Grace Lawrence the Dog; theremin, sound sculpture: Jim McAdams; science set: Nick Ripley; electronic cello: Derek Johnson; tape squish sounds, gajangle: Bob Phillips; mouth sounds: Detonator Beth Lawrence; unspecified: Don Campau, Robin O'Brien) composition and mix: Amy Denio; recorded at Spoot Studios and Soli Sound Studios, West Seattle; time: 2:44

Little Bang Theory: Dmitri Rides Again
Toy Suites and Themes E.P.
toys, whistling: Frank Pahl; toys, voice: Terri Sarris; toys, drums: Dough Shimmin; time: 2:23

Tone Dogs: Klezzy
The Early Middle Years
Soleilmoon Records/1991
(traditional Serbian Klezmer, arr. Amy Denio); Tone Dogs (alto saxophone: Amy Denio; bass: Fred Chalenor; drums: Will Dowd); recorded at Dogfish Studio Complex, Newberg, Oregon, 1990; time: 2:42

Philip Perkins: Bartski
Mister Anyhow -- Live in the Studio 2011 -- 2014
Fun Music/2014
electronics, samples, processing: Phil Perkins; recorded at the composer's studio, San Francisco, time: 3:19

Amy Knoles: Hold It
Echograph Records/2001
percussion, synthesizers, samples: Amy Knoles; recorded at Echograph Studios, Los Angeles, time: 2:42

R. Weis: This Tape is Trash
Excitable Audible
R. Weis/2012
sampler, samples (used wad of painter's tape hitting an aluminum trashcan, improvised 5 tone vocal phrase I): Robert Weis; recorded at the composer's studio, Pittsburgh; time: 4:39

Kwisp: Mesopotamus
Teriyaki Vest Odyssey
Pinephone Recordings/2003
electric guitar, electronics, processing: Walter Funk; Sousaphone, trumpet, vocalizations: Reid Johnston; processing: Grant Miller; recorded at Pinephone Recordings, San Francisco; time: 4:09

Brian Eno: Energy Fools the Magician
Before and After Science
EG/1977 (CD issue 1987)
modified guitar: Fred Frith; drums: Phil Collins; fretless bass: Percy Jones; keyboards, vibraphone: Brian Eno; recorded in London and Köln, 1977; time: 2:03

Christian Wolff: For Morty
I Like to Think of Harriet Tubman -- Chamber Works, Volume 2
Mode Records/1998
(for vibraphone, glockenspiel, and piano); The Barton Workshop (percussion: Marcel Andriessen, Wim Konink; piano: Frank Denyer); director: James Fulkerson; recorded at The Hilversum Conservatorium, Hilversum, The Netherlands; c. 1994; composition year: 1987; time: 5:34

Morton Feldman: The Straits of Magellan
Intermediate Music -- Feldman Edition, Volume 4
Mode Records/2001
(for ensemble); The Turfan Ensemble (flute: Thaddeus Watson; horn: John Stobart; trumpet: William Forman; amplified guitar: Volker Höh; harp: Maria Strange; piano: Philipp Vandré; contrabass: Johannes Nied); directors: Phillipp Vandré, Thaddeus Watson; recorded at HR-Sendesaal, Frankfurt; 1996, 1997; composition year: 1961; time: 5:11

Jonathan Berger: An Island of Tears
Electro Acoustic Music II (various artists)
Neuma Records/1991
electroacoustic music on 4-channel tape realized at the CCRMA, Stanford University; composition year: 1991; time: 9:18

Robert Scott Thompson: Repeated by Dreams
Repeated by Dreams
Aucourant Records/2014
electroacoustic music realized at the composer's studio, Roswell, Georgia, composition year: 2014; time: 8:38

Richard Karpen: Mass
Miniatures concrètes (various artists)
empreintes DIGITALes/1999
(computer music); realized at the Center for Advanced Research Technology in the Arts and Humanities (CARTAH), University of Washington, Seattle; composition year: 1996; time: 3:00

Richard Karpen: Dénouement
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 12 (various artists)
Composers in the Computer Age I
Centaur Records/1992
(computer music); realized at the School of Music Computer Center (SMCC), University of Washington, Seattle; composition year: 1991; time: 7:00

Maggi Payne: HUM
The Extended Flute
(for flute and tape); flute: Maggi Payne; recorded at the Center for Contemporary Music, Mills College, Oakland; composition years: 1972-1973; time: 9:31

Pierre-Yves Artaud: Traits Suspendus (Paul Méfano)
Contemporary Flute Music
Neuma Records/1992
(for amplified contrabass flute; composer: Paul Méfano); amplified contrabass flute: Pierre-Yves Artaud; composition year: 1980; time: 4:20

Ilia Belorukov: Astir 
I Did What Was Possible to Quiet Us
(electroacoustic music); realized at the composer's studio, Saint-Petersburg, Russia; time: 6:35

Ingrid Drese: Voix de l'aurore (Voice of the dawn)
empreintes DIGITALes/2009
(electroacoustic music);
realized at Musiques & Recherches’ Métamorphoses d’Orphée studio in Ohain, Belgium, and at the composer’s studio, Brussels, 2006-2007; premiered at the 14th international acousmatic festival L’Espace du son at Théâtre Marni, Brussels, October 17, 2007; time: 14:00

David Tudor: Rainforest IV (Stockholm) [excerpt]
The Art of David Tudor 1963 -- 1992
New World Records/2013
(live electronic music); Composers Inside Electronics: John Driscoll, Phil Edelstein, Ralph Jones, Martin Kalve, David Tudor; recorded in Stockholm, Sweden, 1973; total excerpt time: 10:00 (TAINT radio); 7:00 (WMUA)

Beatriz Ferreyra: Les chemins du vent des glaces (Path of the icy wind)
Les Saisons (GMEB 1972 -- IMEB 2002) [various artists]
Mnémosyne Musique Media/2002
electroacoustic music realized at IMEB, Bourges, France, 2002; time: 11:00

John Luther Adams: Thunder*
The Mathematics of Resonant Bodies
Cantaloupe Music/2006
percussion: Steven Schick; recorded at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks; 2002-2003; composition year: 2002; time:8:41

John Luther Adams: Inuksuit 5 (excerpt)**
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: 3:33 

*TAINT Radio version only
**WMUA Live version only

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