Sunday, March 1, 2015

Martian Gardens for March 8 & 11, 2015

Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
March 8, 2015

webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: March11, 2015

Host: Max Shea  online playlists:
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James Mobberley: Strap on Your Lobster (from Icarus Wept) 
Music of James Mobberley
trumpet: Keith Benjamin; fixed media: James Mobberley; composition years: 1995-1997; time: 3:48

Florent Ghys:
a. Blazer et/ou Cravate (1:57)
b. This is the Album of the Future (5:51)
Cantaloupe Music/2014
alto double bass, voice, text, other instruments, and noise-makers: Florent Ghys;  recorded at the MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, New Hampshire, and Sunset Park, Brooklyn; composition year: 2014; time: 7:45

Harry Breuer: Paris 2079
Electronic Toys 2 (various artists)
A Retrospective of Early Synthesizer Music
Q.D.K. Media/2000
synthesizers: Harry Breuer; time: 2:19 

Morton Subotnick: Crime or Miracle
And the Butterflies Begin to Sing  
New World Records/1997
electronics: Morton Subotnick; The Amernet String Quartet (violins: Kyoko Kashiwagi, Marcia Littley de Arias; viola: Malcolm Johnson; cello: Javier Arias-Flores); recorded at Corbett Studios, Cincinnati, Ohio, composition year: 1988; time: 3:24

Elainie Lillios: Shoe Factory (from Backroads)
Entre espaces (Between Spaces)
empreintes DIGITALes/2011
realized at the composer's studio, Bowling Green, Ohio; premiered at Rien à voir (12) concert series presented by Réseaux at Espace GO, Montreal, September 13, 2002; composition date: 2002; time: 3:51

Delia Derbyshire: Know Your Car (Get Out and Under)
BBC Radiophonic Workshop [A Retrospective] (Various Artists)
BBC Music/2000
electronic music: Delia Derbyshire; written by Adams/Clarke; arr. Derbyshire; recorded at BBC Radiophonic Workshop, London, 1963; time: 0:57

Robert Black: Radio Sonata (J. Sellars)
State of the Bass
O.O. Discs/1994
(composer: James Sellars, for double bass and computer-operated synthesizers); double bass: Robert Black; composition year: 1992; time: 3:23

Rune Lindblad: Dimstråk (Op. 203)
Objekt-2 -- Electronic and Concrete Music 1962-1988
Pogus Productions/1998
electronic music: Rune Lindblad; composition years: 1987-1988; time: 3:23

Stan Link: 
a. Cavatina (0:54)
b. [-snow)] (1:00)

In Amber Shadows
Albany Records/2006
a. electronic music: Stan Link; voice: Barbara Bins; composition year: 2003; b. electronic music: Stan Link; total time: 1:54

Daniel Koppelman: Psychic Driving (E. Lyon)
Escapement (DVD) (various composers)
(composer: Eric Lyon, for piano, MIDI controller, voice, and computer); computer sounds: Eric Lyon; piano, reader (text 1): D. Koppelman; computer-generated voice sample: text 1: Reverend Jim Jones; text 2: Secretary of State Madeline Albright; Shaker hymn: Paulina Bates, "Come to Zion," performers unknown; composition year: 2000; time: 18:51

Stockhausen: Zyklus
Complete Early Percussion Works
Mode Records/2014
solo percussion: Steven Schick; recorded at Theatre A, University of California San Diego, October 2008; composition year: 1959; time: 10:30

Robert Normandeau: Hamlet-Machine without actors
empreintes DIGITALes/2014
electroacoustic music realized at the composer's studio, Montreal, 2014; adapted from music composed for Heiner Müller's play Hamletmachine (1977), staged by Brigitte Haentjens in Montreal, (2001) ; composition years: 2003, 2014; time: 8:15

Robert Iolini: "Edwin Armstrong"
ReR Megacorp/2002
electroacoustic chamber ensemble; time: 3:42

Deep Listening Band: Invocation by Ione
Dunrobin Sonic Gems (live)
Deep Listening/2014
voice: Ione; instruments, sound systems: Pauline Oliveros, Ione, Stuart Dempster, Jessie Stewart, Jonas Braasch, Johannes Welsch; recorded at the Dunrobin Sonic Gym, Ottawa, Ontario; total excerpt time: 7:35

Deep Listening Band: Processional
Mode Records/1995
organ, overtone flutes, electronics: David Gamper; just tuned accordion, electronics: Pauline Oliveros; trombones, didjeridu, garden hose: Stuart Dempster; voice: Julie Lyon Balliet; recorded at Trinity Methodist Church, Kingston, NY, June 1993: time: 8:45

Guido Arbonelli: 
a. Continuous Cities (After Calvino) (K. Steen) (1:09)
b. Flash (J.L. Darbellay) (1:40)
c. Song 1 ( P. Rosato) (1:52)
Namaste suite
MPS Music & Video/2003
clarinets: Guido Arbonelli; recorded at Guido Arbonelli's studio, Perugia, Italy; total excerpt time: 4:40

Robert Scott Thompson: Shinrin-yoku
Aucourant Records/2010
electroacoustic music: RST; recorded at the composer's studio, Roswell, Georgia; composition year: 2010; time: 22:08


James Tenney: Spectrum 3
Spectrum Pieces
New World Records/2009
(for chamber orchestra); The Barton Workshop, directors: Frank Denyer, James Fulkerson; composition year: 1995; time: 18:04

George Crumb: Night of the Four Moons
I. La luna está muerta, muerta... (2:33)
II. Cuando sale la luna (3:29)
III. Otro Adán oscuro está sonando... (2:50)
IV. ¡Huye luna, luna, luna! (8:26)

Complete Crumb Edition Volume 11
Bridge Records/2008
The Aeolian Chamber Players -- alto flute/piccolo: Erich Graf; banjo: Lewis Kaplan; cello: Paul Tobias; percussion: Raymond DesRoches; mezzo soprano: Jan DeGaetani; texts: Federico Garcia Lorca; recorded 1974; composition year: 1969; total time: 17:28
In memory of Tod Dockstader (1932-2015)

Tod Dockstader & David Lee Myers: Glottalk*  
ReR Megacorp/2005
amphibian sound recordings, electronics, processing: Tod Dockstader, David Lee Myers; time: 4:04
 *TAINT Radio version only
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