Saturday, February 21, 2015

Martian Gardens for February 22 & 25, 2015

Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EST
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
February 22, 2015

webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EST
Webcast date: February 25, 2015

Host: Max Shea  online playlists: Martian Gardens blog  


Roger Reynolds: they come/different and the same 
(from Odyssey, an opera in the mind)
The Paris Pieces
Neuma Records/1996
mezzo-soprano: Marie Kobayashi; bass baritone: Philip Larsen; Ensemble InterContemporain, conductor: David Robertson; computer processing at IRCAM; composition year: 1989-1993; time: 9:11

Roger Reynolds: 
a. In the Dark (1:02)
b. Focus on a beam, emptied of thinking outward... (11:10)
Complete Works for Cello
Mode Records/2014
a. reading: James Merrill; b. cello: Alexis Descharmes; a. recorded at the University of California San Diego, September 2014; b. recorded at Salle Cortet, Paris, July 2014; total time: 12:12

Joane Hétu & Ensemble SuperMusique: La Neige
a. Neige 1-2
b. Neige 5-3
c. Neige 4-2
d. Regarder la neige tomber (Watch the snow fall)
Récits de neige
Ambiances Magnetiques/2010
performed by Ensemble SuperMusique, recorded at Théâtre La Chapelle, Montreal, 2008; texts: a: Dyane Raymond, b: Lise Hétu, c: Luc Proulx; d: Miranda Nienson; total time: 18:27

Elizabeth Anderson: Ether
empreintes DIGITALes/2014
electroacoustic music realized at  Métamorphoses d’Orphée studio of Musiques & Recherches in Ohain, Belgium, the electroacoustic studios of City University, London, and the the Studio Akousma of the Academy of Soignies, Belgium; 2001, CCMIX, Paris, 2000; premiered at the 8th international acousmatic festival L’Espace du son at the Théâtre Marni, Brussels, October 3, 2001; dedicated to the victims of the 9/11 attacks; time: 13:43

Alvin Lucier: Vespers
Vespers and Other Early Works
New World Records/2002
music for hand-held echolocation devices in a room; composition year: 1968-1969; time: 16:00

Judy Dunaway: Champagne in Mexico City (Fragment Set 2)
Balloon Music
balloons: Judy Dunaway; electronics: Dan Evans Farkas; composition year: 1997; time: 7:48

Pauline Oliveros: Bottoms Up
Reverberations -- Tape & Electronic Music 1961-1970
Important Records/2014
electronics: Pauline Oliveros; recorded at the University of Toronto Electronic Music Studio, 1966; time: 12:50

Triple Point: Jupiter Smiles
Pogus Productions/2014
Triple Point (Pauline Oliveros, Doug Van Nort, Jonas Braasch): electronics, instruments, sound systems; recorded at EMPAC, Troy, New York, August 2012; time: 3:31

Marco Oppedisano: 
a. Hoodlum Priest (N. Creshevsky)
b. Eternal Lovers
Guitars in Brooklyn, Live 5.21.03
Marco Oppedisano/2005
composer: Noah Creshevsky; vocal samples: Thomas Buckner; electric guitar, guitar samples: Marco Oppedisano: composition year: 2002; b. composer, electroacoustic electric guitar: Marco Oppedisano time: 6:20

Barry Lewis: 
a. Tremas (2:07)
b. Square Sweep (2:04)
Curves and Jars 2 -- Fractal Music
MPS Music & Video/2015
computer music: Barry Lewis; recorded at Projects UK Studio, Newcastle, UK, 1994; total time: 4:11

Barry Schrader: Bachahama
a. Figure 0.1
b. Air
c. Figure 0.2
EAM --Electro Acoustic Music
Innova Recordings/2002
(an electronic deconstruction of Bach's C Minor Fugue, Air on the G String, and Triptych)
an electronic deconstruction of Bach's C minor fugue and Air on the G string, and Triptych - See more at:
an electronic deconstruction of Bach's C minor fugue and Air on the G string, and Triptych - See more at:
electroacoustics: Barry Schrader; recorded at the composer's studio, Valencia, California; composition years: 1986, revised 2000; total time: 7:07

Luc Ferrari: Visage 2
Madame Shanghai/Après Presque Rien/Visage 2
Mode Records/2011
(for brass, piano, and percussion) Musiques Nouvelles, conductor: Jean-Paul Dessy; recorded at l'Auditorium Abel Dubois à Mons, Belgium, April 21, 2006; composition years: 1955-1956; time: 10:02

Steven Ricks: Haiku
Mild Violence
Bridge Records/2003
Tibetan prayer bowls, tam tams: Dominic Donato; electronics: Steven Ricks; premiered at SUNY Purchase, September 2006; composition year: 2006; time: 9:15

Artemiy Artemiev:
a. Freezing (3:26)
b. Cold (10:25)
Electroshock Records/1995
electronics: A. Artemiev, recorded at Electroshock Studios, Moscow, December, 1994; time: 13:51
Richard Pinhas:
a. Iceland, Part 1 (1:05)
b. Short Transition (0:35)
c. Greenland (8:56)
Cuneiform Records/1992 (org. Polydor LP/1979)
 synthesizers, guitar: Richard Pinhas; Mini-Moog: Jean-Phillippe Goude; recorded in Heldon Electronic Music Studio and Ramsès Studio, Paris, 1979; time: 10:30

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