Friday, March 13, 2015

Martian Gardens for March 15 & 18, 2015

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

webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: March18, 2015 

Host: Max Shea  
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Bernard Rands: the receding mist
Music for Chamber Ensemble (various composers)
Neuma Records/1992
(for violin, viola, cello, and harp); The Boston Musica Viva, director: Richard Pittman; composition year: 1988; time: 10:35

Richard Carrick: The Veins of Marble
Cycles of Evolution
New World Records/2015
Either/Or, conductor: Richard Carrick; recorded at the Either/Or Spring Festival, The Kitchen, New York City, May 30, 2013; composition years: 2000, 2013; time: 8:34

Florent Ghys: Melody from Mars
Cantaloupe Music/2014
alto double bass; voice, text, percussion: Florent Ghys;  recorded at the MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, New Hampshire, and Sunset Park, Brooklyn; composition year: 2014; time: 7:45

Christian Wolff:  Jasper, Part 1
Look She Said (Complete Works for Bass)
Mode Records/2002
bass: Robert Black; violin: Robin Lorenz; recorded at Millard Auditorium, Hartt School of Music, Hartford, Connecticut, January 13, 2000; composition year: 1991; time: 5:19

John Cage: Four3 (excerpt)
The Number Pieces I
Mode Records/1996
(for rainsticks, violin, and two pianos); violin, rainsticks; Ami Flammer; piano, rainsticks: Martine Josete; piano, rainsticks: Dominique Alchourroun; rainsticks: Jean Michaut; recorded at Radio France, Paris, January 1994; composition year: 1991 (for Merce Cunningham's dance "Beach Birds;" excerpt time: 6:00

Frances White: Birdwing
CDCM Cmputer Music Series Volume 25 (various artists)
The International Computer Music Association Commission Awards 1994-1996
Centaur Records/1997
(for computer and shakuhachi); shakuhachi: Tomie Hahn; recorded at Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, November 1996; composition year: 1996; time: 15:06

Tod Dockstader & James Reichert: Omniphony 1, Movement I
Omniphony 1 
ReR Megacorp/2002
(musique concrete for chamber ensemble, processed ensemble, magnetic tape, and loudspeakers);  instrumentalists: bassoon: Elias Carmen; cello: Harvey Shapiro; b-flat clarinet: Stanley Drucker; flute: Harvey Estrin; French horn: Joseph Singer; baritone horn: Abraham Pearlstein; oboe: Harry Shulman; percussion: Walter Rosenberger, Herbert Harris; piano, celesta: John Carter; timpani: Morris Lang; bass trombone: Richard Hixon; trumpet: Raymond Crisara. conductor: James Reichert; composed and recorded in 1966; time: 10:27

Tod Dockstader: Apocalypse, Part 2
OHM -- The Early Gurus of Electronic Music -- 1948-1980 (various artists)
Ellipsis Arts/2000
(for magnetic tape); composition year: 1961; time: 2:01

Tod Dockstader & David Lee Myers: Assembly
ReR Megacorp/2005
ecological sound recordings, electronics, processing: Tod Dockstader, David Lee Myers; time:6:20

In memory of Tod Dockstader (March 20, 1932 - February 27, 2015)

Jean Derome: Le Fruit du Hasard
MusicWorks #121 (various artists)
MusicWorks Magazine/2015
(for saxophone, ensemble, and chance operations via coin toss); saxophone: Jean Derome; with Ensemble SuperMusique; recorded in Montreal, 2012; time: 10:07

a. Chaleur (3:39)
b. Radis for the Road (2:23)
La règle
Ambiances Magnetiques/2014
electronics, receivers, amplifiers, devices: Magali Babin, Andrea-Jane Cornell, Martine H. Crispo, Anne-Françoise Jacques, Emilie Mouchous, Erin Sexton; recorded in Montreal, 2011-2014; total time: 6:02

David R. Mooney: Can't Get There from Here (Concert Version)
Interior Landscape
David R. Mooney/2013
field recordings, processing: David R. Mooney; recorded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; processed at the composer's studio, Pittsburgh; time: 3:53

Pierre Schaeffer: Plutôt Harmonique (from Trièdre Fertile)
L'oeuvre musicale
Electronic Music Foundation/1998
musique concrete recorded at the Groupe de Recherche Musicales, Paris, 1975; time: 3:05

Pierre Alexandre Tremblay: Ces énigmes lumineuses 
(Three Radiant Enigmas)
Quelques reflets
empreintes DIGITALes/2011
electroacoustic music realized at the studio of Miso Music Portugal, Lisbon; premiered at the Musica Viva Festival, Instituto Franco-Português, Lisbon, September 23, 2010; composition year: 2010; time: 12:29

Carey Nutman: No Place for Theory
Sang et Lumière
MPS Music & Video/2010
electronic music: Carey Nutman; recorded at the composer's studio Houghton-Le-Spring, England; time: 10:48

Pauline Oliveros: Rattlesnake Mountain
Accordion & Voice
Important Records/2006 (orig. Lovely Music LP/1982)
microtonally tuned accordion: Pauline Oliveros; composition year: 1982; time: 22:00

Jon Gibson: Song 1
Two Solo Pieces, plus Melody IV Part I, Melody II, Song 1
Felmay/Newtone Records/2006
violin: Barbara Benary; cello Arthur Russell; cello: Martha Siegel; soprano saxophone: Jon Gibson; recorded at Washington Square Church, New York City, March 3, 1974; composition year: 1972; time: 7:58

Malcolm Goldstein: Configurations in Darkness*
A Sounding of Sources
New World Records/2008
solo violin: Malcolm Goldstein; recorded at the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, Colorado, August 24, 2002; composition year: 1995; time: 10:01
* TAINT Radio version only

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