Saturday, March 21, 2015

Martian Gardens for March 22 & 25, 2015

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

webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: March 25, 2015 

Host: Max Shea   online playlists:
 Martian Gardens blog      


John Cage:
a. Our Spring will Come (4:30)
b. And the Earth Shall Bear Again (3:25)
The Works for Piano 8
Complete Short Works for Prepared Piano
Mode Records/2007
prepared piano: Philipp Vandré; recorded at the Hessischer Rundfunk, Frankfurt, 2001-2002;  composition years: a.. 1943, b. 1942; total time: 7:55

Coil: The Last Rites of Spring
Gold is the Metal
Some Bizzare/1988
electronics, sampling: John Balance, Peter Christopherson, Stephen J. Thrower, Otto Avery; time: 2:00

Noah Creshevsky: 
a. Interlude 3 (0:58)
b. Spring (9:56)
The Four Seasons
Tzadik Records/2013
electroacoustic music: Noah Creshevsky; ingredients may include -- clarinets: Sherman Friedland, Al Margolis; clarinet, alto sax: Alex Kontoravich; tenor and alto saxes: Audrey Betsy Welber; tenor sax: Tedross Avery; trumpet: Ben Holmes; trumpet voice: Susan Watts; trombone: Monique Buzzarte; drums: Ray Marchica, Gregg Mervine; voice: Tomomi Adachi, Jeremiah Crawly, Amy Denio, Beth Griffith, Kathy Hanson, Chris Mann, Maria Mannisto; guitars, voice: Gary Heidt; guitars, Rodney Jones, Marco Oppedisano; banjo: Rich Gross; violins: Maria Kimura, Amy Zakar; basses: Orin Buck, Lonnie Plaxico, Heather Chriscaden Versace; composition years: 1992--2013; master composition year: 2013; total time: 10:54

Harald Bode: 
a. Geklebte Musik Experiment (0:22)
b. Kowloon (2:39)
Bode Sound Project (various artists)
Institute for Electronic Arts/2005
Bode electronic instruments: Harald Bode; produced at the Institute for Electronic Arts, Alfred University, New York, total time: 3:00

Laurie Spiegel: Clockworks
The Expanding Universe
Unseen Worlds/2012  (orig. Philo LP/1981)
electronic music recorded on the GROOVE system, Bell Labs, March 1975; time: 5:20

Victor Cerullo: Artificial Dream
Electroshock Records/2003
electronics: Victor Cerullo; recorded at  Planet 10 Studio, Mestre, Italy; time: 3:44

Philip Perkins: Examination

Mister Anyhow -- Live in the Studio 2011-14
Fun Music/2014
electronics, sampling, processing: Philip Perkins; recorded at the composer's studio, San Francisco; time: 3:22

Mami Chan: Donkey Hop
Chime 5 -- Musique du Jouet (various artists)
Novel Cell Poem/2001
instruments, toys, noises: Mami Chan; time: 2:34

Lan Tung: Ba Ban Variations
Music Works #121 (various artists)
Music Works Magazine/2015
Proliferasian (erhu: Lan Tung; trumpet, electronics: J.P. Carter; drums: Kevin Romain; bass: Russell Sholberg); Little Giant Chinese Chamber Orchestra, conductor: Chih Shang Chen; recorded at the Sound of Dragon Music Festival, at the Performance Centre of the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia; May 10, 2014; composition year: 2010; time: 7:36

Henry Brant: Whoopee in D
The Henry Brant Collection Volume 8
Innova Recordings/2008
Netherlands Wind Ensemble, conductor: Henry Brant; recorded at the Holland Music Festival, Vredenburg, Utrecht, The Netherlands, June 8, 1984; composition years: 1938, 1984; time: 4:25

Michael Gordon: Dystopia (excerpt, 1st 1/3)
Cantaloupe Music/2014
Los Angeles Philharmonic, conductor: David Robertson; recorded at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, January 12, 2008; composition year: 2007; excerpt time: 10:00

Mari Kimura: GuitarBotana 
Bridge Records/2007
violin: Mari Kimura; GuitarBot: LEMUR; (League of Electronic Musical Urban Robots); composition year: 2004; time: 6:20

Tom Hamilton & Bruce Eisenbeil: Mars Fell on Alabama 
Shadow Machine
Pogus Productions/2009
electric guitar: Bruce Eisenbeil; nord modular synthesizer: Tom Hamilton; recorded at the Pickle Factory, New York City, 2008; time: 4:09

Tom Hamilton: Bonampak
Pieces for Kohn/Formal & Informal Music
Kvist Records/2010
ARP 2500 Synthesizer, processing: Tom Hamilton; recorded at Technisonic Studios, St. Louis; recorded in 1975; time: 9:31

The Freight Elevator Quartet: How Does it Feel to Be Going Out of Style?
Fix It In Post (Live, 1997-2000)
Cycling '74/2000
(ingredients may include); synthesizers, MAX/MSP programming, laptop, keyboards, bass, guitar: R. Luke Dubois; didjeridoo, digital synthesizers, banjo, percussion: Paul Feuer; cello, effects processing, drum programming: Rachael Finn;  drum programming, sampler performance, synthesizers, production: Stephen Krieger; recorded live someplace, October 31, 1997; time: 4:18

Barbara Monk Feldman: The Chaco Wilderness
a. A Letter of Green (2:42)
b. A Sentence of Blue (5:24)
c. A Poem of White (1:31)
Soft Horizons
New World Records/2015
The Downtown Ensemble (flute: Margaret Lancaster; clarinet: Daniel Goode; guitar, mandolin: Larry Polansky; piano: Joseph Kubera; vibraphone: Chris Nappi; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, June 2014; total time: 9:42

John Luther Adams: from Four Canticles of the Sky
a. Sky with Four Suns (4:24)
b. Sky with Four Moons (4:34)
The Wind in High Places
Cold Blue Music/2014
Northwestern University Cello Ensemble, conductor: Hans Jørgen Jensen; recorded at Oktaven Studio, Yonkers, New York, July 29, 2014; composition year: 2013; total time: 8:58

Jon Christopher Nelson: Scatter
Cultures Électroniques 16  (various artists)
Mnémosyne Musique Média/2002
music for multi-channel tape; composition year: 1999, revised 2000; time: 8:42

Giuseppe Rapisarda: Almaquae
Electroacoustic Music from Sicily
electracoustic music on tape; realized at the Electronic Music School of the Istituto Musicale Vincenzo Bellini of Catania, Sicily; 2001; time: 8:09

Morton Subotnick: Until Spring (Side Two)
Volume 2 -- Electronic Works
Mode Records/2004
for 4-channel tape; synthesizer, tape: Morton Subotnick; recorded at CalArts, 1975; remastered 2003; time: 14:17

Pauline Oliveros: Three Pieces
Three Pieces I (5:02)
Three Pieces II (3:21)
Three Pieces III ((4:00)
Tape & Electronic Music 1961 -- 1970
Important Records/2014
composed and recorded at the University of Toronto Electronic Music Studio, 1966; total time: 12:23

Myron Schaeffer: Dance R 4 ÷ 3*
Electronic Music [various artists]
electronics: Myron Schaeffer; recorded at the University of Toronto Electronic Music Studios; composition year: 1961; time: 3:10

*TAINT Radio version only

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