Thursday, September 1, 2016

Martian Gardens, September 2, 2016

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hour one

Marco Capelli & Art Spiegelman:
selections from In the Shadow of No Towers
a. Burning Towers 1 (1:31)
b. Bush vs. Bin Laden (0:48)
c. Nadja's Story I (1:57)
d. Maus I (0:56)
e. Nadja's Story 2 (1:33)
f. Maus 2 (1:06)
g. Nadja's Story 3 (4;22)
h. Burning Tower 2 (0:50)
In The Shadow of No Towers (DVD)
Mode Records/2011
art, story: Art Spiegelman; narration: John Turturro; concept: Marco Capelli;
music composed and performed by SINTAX ERROR (guitars, music box, live electronics: Marco Cappelli; keyboards, live electroics: Danielle Ledda; drums, percussion: Roberto Pellegrini); recorded at Musicisti Associati, Naples, and Harvestworks, New York City, 2008-2011; total selections time: 13:00

Laurie Anderson: From the Air
Heart of a Dog
Nonesuch Records/2015
voice, words, music: Laurie Anderson; recorded in New York City, 2015; time: 7:07

Ingram Marshall: September Canons
September Canons
New World Records/2009
violin, electronic processing: Todd Reynolds; a lamentation on the events of September 11, 2001; composition year: 2002; time: 13:19

ETHEL: Ephemeral Geometry -- Points (M.E. Childs)
Innova Recordings/2015
ETHEL string quartet (violins: Kip Jones, Terma Watstein; viola: Ralph Farris; cello: Dorothy Lawson); composer: Mary Ellen Childs; composition year: 2013; recorded at Lavender Bridge Studios, Red Hook, New York, July 2014; time: 6:01

Francis Dhomont: Je te salue, vieil océan! autres utopies
empreintes DIGITALes/2006
electroacoustic music on stereo tape realized in the studios of the Institut international de musique électroacoustique de Bourges (IMEB, France), 1998, revised at the composer's studio Montreal, 2000-2004; text: Comte de Lautréamont, "Les Chants Maldoror," reader: Marc-Henri Boisse; premiered at the Synthèse Festival of Electroacoustic Music, Bourges, France, June 5, 2005; time: 14:54

hour two

Juan Blanco: Música para Danza
Nuestro Tiempo (Our Time)
Innova Recordings/2013
sine-wave generator, tape dubbing: Juan Blanco; composition year: 1961; time: 5:28

Halim El Dabh:
a. Electronics and the Word (2:46)
selections from Leiyla Visitations --
b. Leiyla Visitations I (2:26)z
c. Leiyla Visitations II (3:26)
d. Leiyla Visitations III (0:20)
Crossing Into the Electric Magnetic
Without Fear/2001
electronic music on tape: Halim El-Dabh; poetry recitation: Halim El-Dabh; text: "Layla and Manjun," as adapted by Nizami Ganjavi, 12th century CE" ; recorded at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center, 1959; composition years: a. no date; b,c,d. 1959; total selections time (a.-d.): 9:00

Charles Dodge:
a. Speech Songs -- When I Am With You (1:36)
b. The Waves (12:42)
Any Resemblance is Purely Coincidental
New Albion Records/1992
a. computer-speech synthesis; realized at Bell Telephone Laboratories, 1972; text: Mark Strand; b. soprano: Joan La Barbara; text: Virginia Woolf; computer music realized at the M.I.T Experimental Music Studio; premiered at Kresge Auditorium, M.I.T, Cambridge, March 1984; total selections time: 13:18

Gonzalo Biffarella: Orígenes
Mnémosyne Musique Media (Chrysopée Électronique series)/1997
electroacoustic music realized at the Institut international de musique électroacoustique de Bourges (IMEB), Bourges, France; composition years: 1995, 1996; time: 8:10

Jane Rigler:
a. Internally Rarefied (3:21)
b. Undertow (4:56)
c. Rewound (3:59)
Neuma Records/2015
piccolo, flutes, live electronics: prepared guitar, banjo, piano innards, other objects: Janet Feder; piano, farfisa organ, Nintendo DS game device, keyboards, accordion: Shoko Nagai; percussion, electronics: Satoshi Takeishi; recorded at Immersive Studios, Boulder, Colorado, 2013, 2014; total time: 12:15

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