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Martian Gardens, September 30, 2016

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hour one

First four selections in memoriam Don Buchla,
April 18, 1937 -- September 16, 2016

Arthur Kreiger: Voyage
Meeting Places
Albany Records/2003
Buchla Synthesizers, electronics: Arthur Kreiger; premiered at the WBAI Free Music Store, New York City, October 10, 1976; time: 5:00

David Rosenboom:
a. Nazca Liftoff (2:20)
b. Desert Night Touchdown (5:10)
Future Travel
New World Records/2007 (orig. Street LP 1981)
voice: Jacqueline Humbert; keyboards, computers, text: David Rosenboom; recorded at Zoetrope Studios, San Francisco, 1981; composition year: 1981; time: 7:30

Suzanne Ciani: Concert at Phil Niblock's Loft
Buchla Concerts 1975
Finders Keepers Records/2016
Buchla synthesizers: Suzanne Ciani: time: 20:00

Joan La Barbara: Autumn Signal
Voice is the Original Instrument -- Early Works 1974 - 1980
Lovely Music, Ltd./2003
extended vocals, electroacoustic vocals, respirations, Buchla synthesizer: Joan La Barbara; premiered at Metamusic Festival, Berlin, October 22, 1978; time: 13:18

David Behrman: ...for nearly an hour... (excerpt)
Music for Merce boxed-set (various artists)
New World Records/2010
voices: Valda Setterfeld, Carolyn Brown, Barbara Dilley Lloyd, Beverly Emmons; recorded at SUNY Buffalo, March 10, 1968, for the dance Walkaround Time, choreographer: Merce Cunningham; excerpt time: 3:23

Meredith Monk: Chinook Whispers
Facing North
vocalizations: Meredith Monk; time: 0:32

hour two

Eric Chasalow: Variations 5 (from Seven Variations on Three Spaces)
Are You Radioactive, Pal?
Suspicious Motives Records/2015
electroacoustic music; composition year: 1999; time: 0:57

Noah Creshevsky: Independence Day
To Know and Not To Know
Tzadik Records/2007
electroacoustic music; composition year: 1997; time: 6:29

Philip Perkins: Q6153
It Gets the Corners
Philip Perkins/2016
electroacoustic music; composition years: 2014-2016; time: 2:36

Philip Mantione: Climatology
Random 26
Scattered Music/1999
samples, sound collage, recorder: Philip Mantione; composition year: 1999; time: 6:01

R. Weis: Dog Choir
Dog Choir CD-R
R. Weis/2003
dog noises recorded by Robert Weis; processing: Robert Weis; premiered at the Pour L'Amour des Chiens," Mona Bismarck Foundations, Paris, summer 2003; time: 3:00

George Hurd: All Falling Apart
Navigation Without Numbers
Innova Recordings/2016
prepared pianos: George Hurd; recorded in San Francisco; time: 2:12

Manuella Blackburn: Kitchen Alchemy
Formes Audibles
empreintes DIGITALes/2012
electroacoustic music (sound sources: kitchen utensils and devices); realized at the electroacoustic music studios of the University of Manchester; premiered at the MANTIS South-North Festival, March 11, 2007; composition year: 2007; time: 11:31

Andrew Cyrille Quartet: Sanctuary
The Declaration of Musical Independence
guitar: Bill Frissell; double bass: Ben Street; drums, percussion: Andrew Cyrille; synthesizer, piano: Richard Teitelbaum; recorded at Brooklyn Recording, July 2014; time: 4:16

Adam Rudolph/Go: Organic Orchestra: Dance Drama Part 3 (Green)
Can You Imagine...The Sound of a Dream
Meta Records/2011
Go: Organic Orchestra, conductor: Adam Rudolph; recorded live at Roulette Intermedium, New York City, 2010; time: 6:06

Marc Chan: My Wounded Head 3
a. mm. 36-49 (2:44)
b. mm. 50-70 (3:57)
My Wounded Head 3
Mode Records/2016
piano: Robert Haskins; recorded at System II, Brooklyn, November 2011; composition year: 2009; time: 5:11

George Crumb: Charade
from Eine Kleine Mitternachtmusik (A Little Midnight Music) (I-IX)
Ruminations on 'Round Midnight by Thelonius Monk
Complete Crumb Edition, Volume Nine
Bridge Records/2005
piano: Emanuele Arciuli; composition year: 2001 (orig. Thelonius Monk, published 1944); time: 1:22

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