Friday, February 13, 2015

Martian Gardens for February 15 & 18, 2015

Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EST
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
February 15, 2015

webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EST
Webcast date: February 18, 2015

Host: Max Shea  online playlists: Martian Gardens blog  


Roger Reynolds: imagE/Cello
Complete Cello Works
Mode Records/2014
cello: Alexis Descharmes; recorded at Salle Cortot, Paris, July 2014; composition year: 2007; time: 4:47

Barry Lewis: Snowflake Halls
Curves and Jars 2 -- Fractal Music
MPS Music & Video/2014
computer music recorded in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England, 1994; time: 2:19

Barbara Monk Feldman: String Quartet No. 1 (Desertscape)
I. 11:34
II. 19:22
Soft Horizons
New World Records/2015
FLUX Quartet (violins: Tom Chiu, Conrad Harris; viola: Max Mandel; cello: Felix Fan); recorded at the Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, June 2014; composition year: 2004; total time: 31:03

Barbara Monk Feldman: The Northern Shore
The Northern Shore
Mode Records/2012
Sabat/Clarke -- violin: Mark Sabat; piano: Stephen Clarke; percussion: Dirk Rothbrust; recorded at Teldex Studio, Berlin, Germany, August 26, 2003; composition year: 1997; time: 28:26

Ron Nagorcka: Atom Bomb (excerpt)
Atom Bomb Becomes Folk Art
Pogus Productions/2014
(for cassette tape recorders, toy instruments, and other devices); The Golden Fur New Music Project (Samuel Dunscombe, Judith Hamann, James Rushford); realized by Golden Fur, 2010, Australia; composition year: 1977; excerpt time: 7:00

Gavin Bryars with Tom Waits: 
Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet (radio edit)
Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet/"Low" Symphony (promo)
Point Music/1993
vocals: Tom Waits; tape loop: Gavin Bryars; orchestra: The Gavin Bryars Ensemble, conductor: Michael Riesman; recorded at Looking Glass Studios, New York City; composition years: 1971, revised 1993; excerpt time: 6:20

Vladimir Ussachevsky: Wireless Fantasy
Music for Electronic and Older Instruments (Luening/Ussachevsky/Powell)
electronics, tape collage: Vladimir Ussachevsky; recorded at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center, composition year: 1960; time: 4:41

Meredith Monk: Candy Bullets and Moon
voice, bass: Meredith Monk; drums, organ: Don Preston; recorded at Garrick's Theatre, New York City, July 1967; time: 4:22

John Cage: The Ten Thousand Things (excerpt)
The Ten Thousand Things
Microfest Records/2013
narrator: John Cage; prepared piano:Vicki Ray; prepared piano: Aron Kallay; double bass: Tom Peters; percussion: William Winant; Cage's narration recorded at UCLA, 1962; other instruments for The Ten Thousand Things recorded at the California Institute of Arts in Los Angeles, Mills College in Oakland, Second Story Studios in Venice, CA, and Private Island Trax, Hollywood, CA; engineer: John Schneider (except Matt Snyder at Private Island Trax); recorded 2008-2012; composition years: 1954, 1955, 1956; excerpt time: 10:00

Carey Nutman: One Thing at a Time (Homage to John Cage)
One Thing at a Time (CD single)
MPS Music & Video/1992
tape collage: Carey Nutman; recorded in 1992; time: 11:15

Pauline Oliveros: Red Horse Headache (excerpt)
Reverberations - Tape & Electronic Music 1961-1970 (boxed set)
Important Records/2014
electronics: Pauline Oliveros; realized at the University of California San Diego Electronic Music Studio 1967-1970; excerpt time: 12:00

Merzbow: Ambient Study for Kinbaku-bi Part 2
Music for Bondage Performance 2
Extreme Records/1996
electronics, noises: Masami Akita; recorded at ZSF Produkt Studio, Tokyo, 1990-1994; time: 6:04

Roxanne Turcotte: Tout en rouge (Everything in Red)
Fenêtres intérieures
empreintes DIGITALes/2014
tape collage, electroacoustics: Roxanne Turcotte; realized at RTM Studios, Montreal, 2012-2014;
time: 4:33

Beatriz Ferreyra: Siesta Blanca (Winter)
Les Saisons 1972 [GMEB] -- 2002 [IMEB] (various artists)
electroacoustic music on tape: Beatriz Ferreyra; realized at IMEB, Bourges, France; composition year: 1972; time: 14:30

Joane Hétu & Ensemble SuperMusique: Réveil brutal
Récits de neige
Ambiances Magnetiques/2010
recorded in Montreal, 2008; time: 3:30 

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