Thursday, February 11, 2016

Martian Gardens for February 18, 2016

Host: Max Shea 
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Webcast date: February 11, 2016

WXOJ-LP 103.3
Valley Free Radio
Northampton, Mass.
Premiering March 4, 2016
Fridays Noon -- 2:00 p.m. EST

Paul Nauert: Two Miniatures
I. 1:38
II. 1:31
A Distant Music
New World Records/2015
clarinet: Paul Miller; piano: Carl Pantle; recorded at the Music Center Recital Hall, University of California, Santa Cruz, November 7, 2014; composition year: 2012; total time: 3:09

Tom Johnson: Tilework for Violin
I. 3:10
II. 3:11
III. 3:14
Correct Music
Populist Records/2012
violin: Andrew Nathaniel McIntosh; recorded at the home of Dr. William Rutherford, Mount Washington, California; composition year: 2003; total time: 9:35

Alvin Lucier: Broken Line
Broken Line
Mode Records/2015
Trio Nexus (flute: Erik Drescher, vibraphone: Martin Lorenz, piano: Sebestian Berweck); recorded at Siemensvilla, Berlin-Lankwitz, Germany, July 9-11, 2012;  composition year: 2006; time: 11:55

Elsa Justel: Mâts (Masts)
empreintes DIGITALes/2002
electroacoustic music on stereo tape (sound sources: Andean erkencho, African rainstick, Chinese bamboo and percussion instruments), realized in the studio of the Groupe de recherches musicales (GRM), Paris, 1999; premiered at the Salle Olivier Messiaen of the Maison de Radio France, Paris, February 1999, commissioned by the French State Music Office and Ina-GRM, composition year: 1999; time: 10:57

Eric Moe: I Have Only One Itching Desire
Strange Exclaiming Music
Columbus State University Percussion Ensemble, conductor: Paul Vallancourt; recorded at Legacy Hall, RiverCenter for the Performing Arts, Schwob School of Music, Columbus State University, Columbus, Georgia; composition year: 2006; time: 10:00

John Cage: Trio
a. Allegro (0:59)
b. March (1:51)
c. Waltz (1:40)
The Works for Percussion 2
Mode Records/2012
Third Coast Percussion; recorded at Boutell Memorial Concert Hall, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, June 2011; composition year: 1936; total time: 4:30

Steve Reich: Mallet Quartet
a. Fast (6:39)
b. Slow (3:16)
c. Fast (5:03)
Third Coast Percussion/Steve Reich
Çedille Records/2016
Third Coast Percussion; recorded at the University of Notre Dame's DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, December 15-19, 2014; composition year: 2009; total time: 15:00

Julius Eastman: Stay On It
Unjust Malaise
New World Records/2005
Creative Associates (voice: Georgia Mitoff, piano: Petr Kotik; violin: Benjamin Hudson; clarinet: Amrom Chodos; saxophones: Joseph Ford, Doug Gaston; percussion: Dennis Kahle, Jan Williams); recorded in concert at SUNY Buffalo, December 16, 1973; composition year: 1973; time: 24:20
See also: The Julius Eastman Project (Mary Jane Leach)

Warren Burt: Lucas (2-1) C Right Drone
Four Microtonal Immersions for iPad
Scarlet Aardvark/2014
apps, iPad: Warren Burt; composition year: 2014; time: 19:28

Pauline Oliveros: 5000 Miles (excerpt)
Reverberations -- Tape & Electronic Music 1961-1970 (boxed set)
Important Records/2014
synthesizers, tapes: Pauline Oliveros; recorded at the University of Toronto Electronic Music Center, 1966; excerpt time: 10:15

George Crumb: An Idyll for the Misbegotten
(Images III) for amplified flute and percussion
Complete Crumb Edition Vol. 17
Bridge Records/2015
flute: Rachel Rudich; percussion: Paul Herrick, A.J. Matthews; recorded at  California State University, Chico, November 18, 2002; composition year: 1986; time: 11:43

Polly Moller: Blood Sugar
Silverwheel Music/1999
flute, intoned voice, lyrics, effects: Polly Moller; time: 2:23

Okkyung Lee: Anything You Say, Anything You (Don't) Say
cello: Okkyung Lee; percussion: Tim Barnes; harp: Shelley Burgon; piano: Sylvie Courvoisier; recorded at Frank Booth, January 2005; time: 2:42

Marco Oppedisano: Flash Forward
Spectropol Records/2015
electoacosutic electric guitar, electric bass, samples: Marco Oppedisano; time: 3:31

Brian Eno: Sombre Reptiles
Another Green World
EG/1988 (orig. LP 1975)
Hammond organ, electric guitars, synthetic percussion, Peruvian percussion, electronics, samples: Brian Eno; recorded at Island Studios, London, summer 1975; time: 2:26

Colin Newman: Blue Jay Way (G. Harrison)
Provisionally Entitled the Singing Fish/Not To
4AD/1988 (orig. LPs 1981/1982)
vocals, tabla, cymbals, vibes, effects: Colin Newman; bass guitar, backing vocals: Simon Gilham; drum kit: Robert Gotobed; recorded at Scorpio Sound, London, 1981; composer: George Harrison; composition year: 1967; time: 3:11

Jim Fox: Appearance of Red
Cold Blue (various artists)
Cold Blue Music/2002 (orig. LP 1984)
electric guitar: Rick Cox; piano: Robert Krupnick; cello: Dane Little; recorded in Los Angeles, 1983, time: 5:36

Ron Nagorcka: Grey Butcherbird (from the Artamidae suite)
Atom Bomb Becomes Folk Art
Pogus Productions/2014
fretless electric guitar, mandolin: Larry Polansky; trombone; Joe Cook; flute, piccolo: Jennie McDonald; clarinet, bass clarinet: Karlin Love; MIDI keyboard, didgiridoo: Ron Nagorcka; conductor: Marta Mumford; composition year: 2012; time: 4:31

Scott Smallwood: Whitecap
60 x 60 -- 2006/2007 (various artists)
Vox Novus/2008
electronics: Scott Smallwood; time: 1:00

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