Friday, December 12, 2014

Martian Gardens for December 14 & 17, 2014

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

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

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog


Nobukazu Takemura: Assembler Mix
Messiah Remix (various artists)
Cantaloupe Records/2004
(composers: G.F. Handel/ Nobukazu Takemura); electronics: Nobukazu Takemura; time: 4:14   

Tom Johnson: Rational Melodies VI-XII
Correct Music
Populist Records/2012
violin: Andrew Nathaniel McIntosh; recorded at the home of Dr. William Rutherford, Mount Washington, California; composition year: 1982: total excerpts time: 11:03

Claire Chase:  Vermont Counterpoint (S. Reich)
Claire Chase/2013
(composer: Steve Reich, for 11 flutes); piccolos, flutes, alto flutes: Claire Chase; recorded at Oktaven Audio, Yonkers; composition year: 1982; time: 9:36

Brian Ferneyhough: Casandra's Dream Song
New Music Series Vol. 2 (various artists)
Neuma Records/1988
flute: Pierre-Yves Artaud; composition year: 1979; time: 9:35

Robert Scott Thompson: Porcelain Sky
Repeated by Dreams
Aucourant Records/2014
electronics, computers: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at the composer's studio, Roswell, Georgia; composition year: 2014; time: 12:10

Alvin Curran & Pauline Oliveros
a. Introduction to Maritime Rites concerts (Rattlesnake Mountain) (1:27)
b. Rattlesnake Mountain (10:46) 

Maritme Rites
New World Records/2004
accordion: Pauline Oliveros; field recordings: whistle buoy (Robinson's Rock, Penobscot Bay, Maine), three-toned gong (Camden, Maine), foghorns (Rockland Harbor, Maine); voice: Karen McLean, Lighthouse Keeper, U.S. Coastguard (Doubling Point, Maine); accordion composition year (Rattlesnake Mountain: 1982); original production year (Maritime Rites concerts): 1985; time w/ intro: 11:14

Ron Nagorcka: Dawn in the Wombat Forest
Atomic Bomb Becomes Folk Art
Pogus Productions/2014
violin: Liza Lim; clavichord, didjeridu, electronics, field recordings: Ron Nagorcka; composition year: 1985; time: 11:41

Robert Normandeau: La part des anges (The angels' share)
empreintes DIGITALes/2014
electroacoustic music on multitrack tape: Robert Normandeau; realized at the studios of the Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe (ZKM, Germany), and at the Faculty of Music of the Université de Montreal, 2011-2012; premiered at Preisverleihungen und Konzerte — Imatronic, ZKM_Kubus, Karlsruhe, Germany, November 26, 2011; composition years: 2011-2012; time: 14:37

Roxanne Turcotte: Petit ange (Little angel)
Fenêtres intérieures
empreintes DIGITALes/2014
for five melodicas and tape; melodicas: Roxanne Turcotte; realized at RTM Studios, Montreal, 2012-2014; voices: Laurent Poitrenaux, Sylvie Deguy, Sophie-Caroline Schatz; recorded at La muse en circuit studios, Alfortville, text: Philippe Forest, L’enfant éternel, published 1997; composition years: 2012-2014; time: 4:08

Agostino Di Scipio: 5 Piccoli Ritmi (5 Little Rhythms)
Electro Acoustic Music VI (various artists)
Neuma Records/1999
guitar sounds, voice, processing, KYMA/Capybara programming: Agnostio Di Scipio; realized at Laboratorio Musica e Sonologia , L'Aquila, Italy; 1996; time: 6:31

Agostino Di Scipio: Untitled (sound synthesis, October '01)
Paysages Historiques
Mnémosyne Musique Média/2005
electronics, computers, processing: Agnostio Di Scipio; composition year: 2001; time: 6:35

Takehito Shimazu: Illusions in Desolate Fields
CCMIX Paris (various artists)
Mode Records/2001
(for voice, san-gen, & UPIC); san-gen, voice: Kazuko Takada; realized at UPIC (CCMIX), Paris, 1994; time: 13:27

Annea Lockwood: Ground of Being
Ground of Being
Recital Records/2014
(for field recordings, voice, and processing); field recordings curated by Annea Lockwood at the Bellagio Study and Conference Center, Lake Como, Lombardy, Italy, with environmental recordings from the library of Dr. Mel Tyree, biophysicist; narrative on African aircraft stowaways spoken by Dr. Ousmane Kane; premiered at Engine 27, New York City, as an 8-channel installation, 2000; composition year: 2000; time: 18:50

Jacques Diennet:  (Freeze frame -- 1st time)
Compendium International IMEB (various artists)
Mnémosyne Musique Média /2004
electroacoustic music realized at the Institut International de Electroacoustique Musique (IMEB), Bourges, France; 2000; time: 18:30

Thomas DeLio: m, nce *
Electro Acoustic Music VI (various artists)
Neuma Records/1999
computer music: Thomas DeLio; composition year: 1997; time: 1:50

* TAINT Radio version only

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