Saturday, November 15, 2014

Martian Gardens for November 16 & 19, 2014

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

webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EST
Webcast date: November 19, 2014
Host: Max Shea

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog


Robert Normandeau: Bédé
a. The Realm of Childhood
b. The Valley of Phantoms
c. In Search of the Voice

empreintes DIGITALes/1994
electroacoustics: R. Normandeau; voice: Marie-Hélène Blain; produced at Normandeau's studio, Montreal, and GRM Paris, 1990; time: 2:56

Jorge Antunes: Elegia Violeta para Monsenhor Romero
!No Se Mata La Justicia!
Sistrum/2003 (orig. LP/1981)
(for two female child soloists, children's choir, piano obliggato, and chamber orchestra); soloists: Hagit Shapira, Ruth Halifa; Children's Choir Kibbutz Hatzerim and the Conservatory of Music in Beer-Sheva; piano obliggato: Mariuga Lisbôa Antunes; The Israel Sinfonietta, conductor: Jorge Antunes; texts: Che Guevara, Vassili Vassilikos, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Psalms, Archbishop Romero; composition year: 1980; time: 21:08

Luigi Nono: Dialectical Counterpoint to the Mind
I. The Pleasant Modern Crime -- Malcolm
II. Masquerade of the Little Old Men -- Interlude of the Breath-Sellers
III. The Scatterbrains Sing a Madrigal  
IV. Uncle Sam Tells a Story
Como una ola de fuerza y luz/Sofferte Onde Serene/Cantrappunto dialettico alla mente
Deutsche Grammophon/1988
(for soprano, choir, and magnetic tape); soprano: Liliana Poli; voices: Cadigia Bove, Marisa Mazzoni, Elena Vicini, Umberto Troni; Coro de camera della RAI, Roma, director: Nino Antonelli; texts: I. Sonia Sanchez, II, III, Nanni Balestrini, IV. pamphlet from the Harlem Progressive Labor Club; recorded at Radiotelevisione italiana S.p.A, Rome, Italy; composition year: 1968; time: 19:51

Françoise Berrière: Java Rosa (Printemps)
Le Saisons (GMEB 1972 -- IMEB 2002) (various artists)
electroacoustic music: Françoise Berrière; realized at Institut international de musique électroacoustique de Bourges, 1972; time: 17:40

Daniel Leduc: from Le voyage d'hiver
a. Good Night (2:03)
b. The Weathervane (1:39)
c. Frozen Tears (0:34)
d. Numbness (1:05)
e.  The Linden Tree (1:18)
Le voyage d'hiver
empreintes DIGITALes/1999
electroacoustic music realized  the at the composer’s studio and in the studio of the Secteur électroacoustique of the Faculté de musique of Université de Montreal, 1995-1997; texts: Wilhelm Müller, "Die Winterreise," reciter: Erwin Potitt; total excerpts time: 6:30

Wendy Carlos: Fall
Sonic Seasonings
East Side Digital/1998 (orig. Columbia LP/1972)
synthesizers, electronics, processing: Wendy Carlos; production: Rachel Elkind; composition year: 1972; time: 21:06

Roger Reynolds: Summer Island
The Paris Pieces
Neuma Records/1996
(for oboe and computer-generated tape); oboe: Jacqueline Leclair; recorded at Brooks Concert Hall, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts, April 30, 1995; composition year: 1984; time: 11:28

Eleanor Hovda: Record of an Ocean Cliff
The Eleanor Hovda Collection
Innova Recordings/2012
(for oboe and electric guitar); oboe: Libby Van Cleve; electric guitar: Jack Vees; recorded at St. Marks Church-in-the-Bowery, New York City, 1994; time: 9:04

John Cage: Music Walk
The Piano Works I
Mode Records/1995
piano, objects, radios: Stephen Drury; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, Massachusetts, March 1993; composition year: 1958; time: 10:53

David Tudor: Pepscillator
The Art of David Tudor 1963 - 1992 (boxed set)
New World Records/2013
(for live electronics); live electronics: David Tudor;  recorded at the Pepsi Pavillion, Expo '70, Osaka, Japan, 1970; time: 11:37

Fred Frith and John Butcher: Faults of his Feet
The Natural Order
Northern Spy Records/2014
soprano and tenor saxophones: John Butcher; electric guitar: Fred Frith; Recorded at Guerrilla Recordings, Oakland, California, October 2009; time: 6:27

Quartet for the End of Space: Mercury Retrograde (P. Oliveros)
Quartet for the End of Space
Pogus Productions/2011
Expanded Instrument System delay lines and modulations, ViMic, sound geometries: Pauline Oliveros, QftEoS; recorded at RPI, Troy, New York, and the Deep Listening Institute, Kingston, New York, 2010

Pauline Oliveros: Primordial/Lift (Excerpt)*
Deep Listening/2006
accordion, electronics, voice: Pauline Oliveros; electronics, toy piano: Andrew Deutsch; electric violin, ring modulator: Tony Conrad; cello, voice: Andrew Bourne; electric cello: Alexandria Gelencser; harmonium: David Grubbs; low frequency oscillator: David Olson; editing, mixing, mastering: Andrew Deutsch, Stephen Vitiello; recorded at Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, New York, 1998; total excerpt time: 5:00

*TAINT Radio version only

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Sunday, November 9, 2014

Martian Gardens for November 9 & 12, 2014

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

webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EST
Webcast date: November 12, 2014
Host: Max Shea

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog


Thomas Newman & Rick Cox: Exit 3
35 Whirlpools Below Sound
Cold Blue Music/2014
instruments, electronics, field recordings; Thomas Newman, Rick Cox; recorded at Deep Sleep and SnakeHouse Studios, Pacific Palisades, California; time: 3:09

Nicholas Deyoe: wir aber sind schon anders (but we are different)
With Throbbing Eyes
Populist Records/2012
Formalist Quartet (Andrew Tholl, Andrew McIntosh, Mark Menzies, Ashley Winters); recorded at Conrad Prebys Hall, La Jolla, California, April 13, 2011; composition year: 2009; time: 12:29

Paul Lansky: Aflutter, On Edge (from Textures)
Textures & Threads
Bridge Records/2014
pianos: Thomas Rosenkranz, Michael Sheppard; percussion: Svet Stoyanov, Gwendolyn Burgett; recorded at Clonick Hall and Recording Studio, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, October 9, 2013;  composition years: 2012-2013; time: 3:55

Martin Bresnick: Ishi's Song
Prayers Remain Forever
piano: Lisa Moore; recorded at Firehouse 12, New Haven, Connecticut; composition year: 2012; time: 8:55

Martin Bresnick: ¡Extraña Devoción!
Caprichos Enfáticos
Cantaloupe Music/2011
piano: Lisa Moore; percussion:  Sō Percussion; recorded at Sprague Memorial Hall, Yale University School of Music, New Haven, Connecticut, April 29, 2009; composition year: 2011; time: 6:39

The Vocal Constructivists: Medium (M. Applebaum)
Walking Still (various composers)
Innova Recordings/2014
composer: Mark Applebaum vocals: The Vocal Constructivists, director: Jane Alden; recorded at Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 2014; composition years: 1963-1967; excerpt time: 10:08

Cornelius Cardew: Treatise (excerpt)
Mode Records/2009
graphic score for any number of musicians with any instrument; QUaX Ensemble; conductor: Peter Kotik; recorded in Prague, 1967; composition years: 1963-1967; excerpt time: 10:00

Annea Lockwood: Ear-Walking Woman
Ground of Being
Recital Records/2014
prepared piano: Lois Svard; composition year: 1996; time: 16:56

Philip Perkins: re: LS
Mister Anyhow -- Live in the Studio 2011-2014
Fun Music/2014
electronics, samples: Philip Perkins; recorded at the composer's studio, San Francisco, California; time: 4:14

The League of Automatic Music Composers: Oakland Four
The League of Automatic Music Composers 1978-1983
New World Records/2007
computer network: Tim Perkis, John Bischoff, Jim Horton; recorded at the League's home studio, May 25, 1981; composition year: 1981; time: 4:22

Insook Choi: The Frog in a Machine
Electro Acoustic Music VI (various artists)
Neuma Records/1999
(computer music); recorded at the NCSA, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; composition year: 1997; time: 9:52

Charles Carpenter: Frog a la Pêche
Frog a la Pêche 
Caterwaul Records/1994
digital synthesizers, electronics: Charles Carpenter: recorded at Caterwaul Studios, Bloomfield, Connecticut, 1993-1994; composition years: 1992-1993; time: 6:06

Wendy Carlos: Yusae-Aisae*
Beauty in the Beast
East Side Digital/2000 (orig. Audion LP 1986)
digital synthesizers: Wendy Carlos; composition year: 1986; time: 3:12

Rick Cox: Necessity*
Cold Blue (various artists)
Cold Blue Music/2002 (org. LP/1984)
electric guitar, prepared electric guitar: Rick Cox; recorded at City of Light Studio, Los Angeles, 1983; time: 4:47
Robert Scott Thompson: Fae oot o Killyglen
I. Five Ducks
II. Normal?
III. Sheep and Sinners
Folio Volume One
Aucourant Records/2011
electronics, synthesizers, samples: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at the composer's studio, Roswell, Georgia; composition year: 2010; time: 6:35

Skinny Puppy: Love*
Mind--The Perpetual Intercourse
electronics, synthesizers, samples (from The Legend of Hell House, 1973): Skinny Puppy; time: 1:43

Anna Rubin: Stolen Gold
Electric Music (Rubin/Hollander)
Capstone Records/2004 (via Neuma Records)
(for amplified baroque oboe, live electronics, digital audio); baroque oboe: Debra Nagy; recorded at Kulas Hall, Oberlin, College, May 12, 2001; composition year: 1991, revised 2000; time: 6:20

Elizabeth Hoffman: Songstressed
Intérieurs harmoniques
empreintes DIGITALes/2012
electroacoustic music realized at the composer's studio, New York City, 2010; premiered at the New Idea Music Series, Pianos, New York City; January 16, 2011; time: 11:07

Elzbieta Sikora: Grain de sable
Compendium International Bourges 2001 (various artists)
Mnémosyne Musique Média/2001
electroacoustic music realized at IMEB, Bourges, Cher, France, 2001; time: 10:26

Coil: Disco Hospital
Love's Secret Domain
Wax Trax/1991
synthesizers, electronics: Coil; time: 2:17

The Use: Hello Everybody
What's the Use
instruments, electronics: Michael Durek; time: 3:13

Thomas Newman & Rick Cox: Pluton Creek
35 Whirlpools Below Sound
Cold Blue Music/2014
instruments, electronics, field recordings; Thomas Newman, Rick Cox; recorded at Deep Sleep and SnakeHouse Studios, Pacific Palisades, California; time: 0:52

Paul Rubenstein: For Viren
Soundtrack to Travels with H
A Series of Short Films by Raeshma Razvi
instruments: Paul Rubenstein; time: 4:29

African Head Charge: Over the Sky
Off the Beaten Track
percussion, wind instruments, sound effects: AHC; recorded at Southern Studios, London; time: 3:15

Rick Cox: Later**
Cold Blue Two (various artists)
Cold Blue Music/2012
clarinets: Marty Walker, Phil O'Connor; piano: Thomas Newman; samples, electronics: Rick Cox; recorded at Architecture, Los Angeles, November 2007; time: 3:54

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**WMUA live version only

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