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Martian Gardens for January 21, 2016

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Webcast: Thursdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EST
Webcast date: January 21, 2016

WXOJ-LP 103.3
Valley Free Radio
Northampton, Mass.
Coming February 2016, day/time TBA

David Bowie: Warszawa (Bowie/Eno)
RCA-Victor/1977 (Rykodisk/1991)
vocals: David Bowie; MiniMoog, Chamberlin keyboard, EMI synthesizer, piano: Brian Eno; recorded in Berlin, 1976, 1977; time: 6:17

Philip Glass: Some Are (Bowie/Eno; arr. Glass)
Symphony No "Low"
Point Music/1993
Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra, Principal Conductor: Dennis Russel Davies; recorded at Looking Glass Studios, New York City; composition years: 1976 (David Bowie/Brian Eno); 1992 (Glass); time: 11:17

Evan Ziporyn: Frog's Eye
Frog's Eye
Cantaloupe Music/2008
Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP); conductor: Gil Rose; recorded at Jordan Hall, Boston, May 24, 2004; composition year: 2002; time: 12:47

Pierre Boulez: Poésie Pour Pouvoir
Orchestral Works & Chamber Music
SWF Symphony Orchestra, conductors: Hans Rosbaud, Pierre Boulez; voice on tape: Michel Bouquet; recorded at Donaueschinger Musiktage, Germany, October 19, 1958; composition year: 1958; time: 18:29

Olivier Messiaen: Petites Esquisses D'Oiseaux (Little Sketches of Birds
I. Le rouge-gorge (Robin) 2:43
II. Le merle-noir (Blackbird) 2:37
III. Le rouge-gorge (Robin) 2:31
IV. La grive musicienne (Song Thrush) 2:39
V. La rouge-gorge (Robin) 3:08
VI. L'alouette des champs (Skylark) 2:00
Complete Works for Piano Volume 1 -- Birdsong
Centaur Records/2001
piano: Paul S. Kim; recorded January 2001, Patrych Sound, New York City, composition year: 1985; total time: 13:46

Pierre Boulez: Douze Notations
I.  Fantastique - Modéré (0:54)
II. Très vif (0:22)
III. Assez lent (0:55)
IV. Rhythmique (0:30)
V. Doux et improvisé (0:31)
VI. Rapide (0:25)
VII. Hiératique (1:17)
VIII. Modéré jusqu'a très vif (0:52)
IX. Lointain - Calme (1:33)
X. Mécanique et très sec (0:35)
XI. Scintillant (0:45)
XII. Lent - Puissant et après (1:33)
Complete Music for Solo Piano
Bridge Records/2015
piano: Mark Panthus; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, December 11-12, 2012; composition year: 1945; total time: 9:44

Noah Creshevsky: Pulp Fiction
Hyperrealist Music, 2011 - 2015
EM Records/2015
electronics: Noah Creshevsky; flute: Matt Samolis; player piano samples: Kyle Gann; electric guitar samples: Marco Oppedisano; composition year: 2014; time: 7:26

Luc Ferrari: Éphémère
Éphémère -- Luc Ferrari/Brunhild Ferrari/Vincent Royer
Mode Records/2015
tape: Luc Ferrari; viola: Vincent Royer; composition year: 1974 (tape score); revised for tape & viola in 2012 by Brunhild Ferrari; time: 13:08

Gerard Pape: Harmonies of Form and Time
Mode Records/2015
(for six soloists and six chamber orchestras); Ensemble 'U," Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor: Risto Joost; recorded live in Talinn, March 23, 2012; composition years: 2010-2011; time: 10:17

Larry Polansky: k-toods
a. growth spurt (2:21)
b. tween (1:11) 
c. not in this house...(3:14)
d. baby pictures (4:42)
e. one thing at a time (2:46)
Three Pieces for Two Pianos
New World Records/2016
pianos: Tobin Chodos; Ittai Rosenbaum; recorded at the UC Santa Cruz Concert Hall, June 4, 2012; composition year: 2002; time: 14:35

Laurie Spiegel; Clockworks
The Expanding Universe
Unseen Worlds/2012
computer music: Laurie Spiegel; recorded at Bell Labs, March 1975; time: 5:20

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

John Oswald: Manifold (Bing Springsteen)
a. Philosophy
b. Phase
Plunderphonics: John Oswald; recorded at Mystery Lab, 1992-1993; time: 2:14

Alvin Curran: Toto Angelica
Lost Marbles
sampler, midi-keyboard, computer: Alvin Curran; composition year: 2000; time: 1:29

Beth Anderson: Yes Sir Ree
Peachy Keen-O
Pogus Productions/2003
voice: Beth Anderson; percussion: Michael Blaire; composition year: 1978; time: 1:27

John Eaton: Bone Dry
First Performance Pieces
Electronic Music Foundation/2007
Syn-Ket, rhythm section: John Eaton; composition year: 1968; time: 3:00

Jerry Tabor: Lemon; Birch
Electroacoustic Music VIII (various artists)
Neuma Records/2006
computer music: Jerry Tabor; composition year: 2002; time: 5:57

Robert Scott Thompson: Another Dissipative Structure
Folio Volume One
Aucourant Records/2011
electronics, computer, processing: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at the composer's studio, Roswell, Georgia; composition year: 2011; time: 8:16

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