Friday, April 17, 2015

Martian Gardens for April 19 & 26, 2015

Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
April 19, 2015

webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: April 26, 2015 
Host: Max Shea  
online playlists:
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Olly Wilson: A City Called Heaven (I-III)
Music for Chamber Ensemble (various composers)
Neuma Records/1992
The Boston Musica Viva, conductor: Richard Pittman; recorded April 1989 (world premier); composition year: 1988; time: 20:06

Michael Gordon: Rewriting Beethoven's Seventh Symphony
Part 1 (5:48)
Part 2 (7:39)
Cantaloupe Music/2014
Bamberger Symphoniker, conductor: Jonathan Nott; recorded at the Beethovenfest Bonn, September 30, 2006 (world premier); composition year: 2006; total excerpt time: 13:31

Martin Bresnick: Josephine the Singer
Prayers Remain Forever
(for violin); violin: Sarita Kwok; recorded at Sprague Hall, Yale University, composition year: 2011; time: 9:14

Alvin Lucier: Broken Line
Broken Line
Mode Records/2015
(for flute, vibraphone, and piano); Trio Nexus (flute: Erik Drescher; vibraphone: Martin Lorenz; piano: Sebastian Berwick); recorded at Siemensvilla Berlin-Lankwitz, Germany, July 2012; composition year: 2006; time: 11:55

James Tenney: Poem
Melody, Ergodicity and Indeterminacy 
Mode Records/2007
(for flute); flute: Jos Zwaanenburg; recorded in Amsterdam, 2007; composition year: 1955; time: 2:12

James Tenney: Harmonium No. 3
Postcard from Heaven (various composers)
New World Records/2015
(for three harps); harps: Susan Allen, Ellie Choate, Marilu Donovan; recorded at the California Institute of the Arts, July 2014; composition year: 1980; time: 4:31

Elizabeth Panzer: Dancing in Place (E. Hovda)
Dancing in Place
O.O. Discs/1999
(composer: Eleanor Hovda, for harp); harp: Elizabeth Panzer; composition year: 1997; time: 3:30

Anne LeBaron: 
a. Submerged Cavern (1:41)
b. Full Fathom Funayurei (3:05)
Innova Recordings/2010
(for harp, shakuhachi, and koto); harp: Anne LeBaron, shakuhachi: Kiku Day; koto: Kinku Nishi; recorded at Mills College, Oakland, 2005; composition year: 2005; total time: 4:46

Flute Force: Travelogue (E. Brown)
Innova Recordings/2001
(composer: Elizabeth Brown, for flutes); Flute Force (flute: Wendy Stern; flute, piccolo: Sheryl Henze; flute, alto flute: Gretschen Pusch; flute, bass flute: Rie Schmidt); recorded at SUNY Purchase 1998-2000; composition year: 1995; time: 8:41

Elizabeth Brown: Seahorse 
New World Records/2013
(for theremin and Partch instruments); theremin: Elizabeth Brown; Partch instruments: Newband (guitar 1: Dean Drummond; harmonic canon 1: Jared Soldiviero; chromolodeon: Dave Broom; diamond marimba: Bill Ruyle; bass marimba: Joel Bergen; zoomoozophone, juststrokerods: Joe Free; recorded at Leshowitz Recital Hall, Montclair State University, New Jersey, January 10, 2013; composition year: 2008; time: 9:09

Lydia Kavina: In the Whims of the Wind
Music from the Ether
Original Works for Theremin
Mode Records/1999
(for theremin, coloratura soprano, and piano); theremin: Lydia Kavina; coloratura soprano: Elizabeth Parcells; piano: Joshua Pierce; recorded at John Ford Auditorium, Portland, Maine, June 22, 1997; composition year: 1994; time: 11:27

Lydia Kavina: 
a. Free Music No. 1 (for four theremins) (1:33)
b. Free Music No. 2 (for six theremins) (1:19)
c. Beatless Music (for six theremins) (0:33)
Spellbound! Music for Theremin
Mode Records/2008
(composer: Percy Grainger); theremins: Lydia Kavina; recorded at Patrych Sound Studios, Bronx, New York, July 10, 2000; composition years: a. 1936, b. 1937, c. 1937; total time: 2:25
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Wu Shu-Cheng: Axiometric Projection
Transient Images (various artists)
University of Illinois Experimental Music Studios
U.Il. EMS/2015
electroacoustic music for eight channel tape performance; composition year: 2013; time: 6:05

James O'Callaghan: Bodies-Soundings
Musicworks #121 (various artists)
Musicworks Magazine/2015
electronic music for acoustic guitar and toy piano via tactile transducer speakers; composition year: 2014; time: 10:20

Monique Jean: Un haut-parleur dans le désert 
(A Loudspeaker in the Desert) (from Figures du Temps)
L'adieu au S.O.S.
empreintes DIGITALes/2003
electroacoustic music realized at the composer's studio, Montreal, 1998-1999; time: 5:50

Pauline Oliveros: Mnemonics III
Tape & Electronic Music 1961-1970 (boxed set)
Important Records/2014
electronic music realized at the San Francisco Tape Music Center, 1964-1966; time: 17:34

Beatriz Ferreyra: La ba balle du chien chien a sa me mere
IMEB Compendium International 2001 Bourges (various artists)
Mnémosyne Musique Média/2001
electroacoustic music realized at IMEB, Bourges, France, 2001; time: 11:17

Zanana: What a Pretty Dog*
Holding Patterns
Deep Listening/2005
spoken voice: Barbara Berg; laptop, voice: Kirstin Norderval; trombone, conch, didgeridu, live processing: Monique Buzzarté; recorded live in concert in New York City, composition year: 2003; time: 8:51
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