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Martian Gardens for January 28, 2016

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Webcast date: January 21, 2016

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Florent Ghys: Pull Blanc, Chemise Rouge
Baroque Tardif
Cantaloupe Music/2011
double bass, electric bass, pianino, guitars, percussion, voices: Forent Ghys; recorded in Bourdeaux, 2007-2010; time: 4:26

Annea Lockwood: In Our Name
In Our Name
New World Records/2012
baritone: Thomas Buckner; prerecorded voices: Bill Hart and Bruce Odland; cello: Theodore Mook; tape: Annea Lockwood; poems of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay:  "Death Poem," Jumah Al-Dossari (Bahrain), "The Truth," Emad Abdullah Hassan (Yemen), "Is it true," "Osama Abu Kabir (Jordan); didjeridu sample: Stuart Dempster, Didjerilayover; composition year: 2010; time: 11:48

Laurie Anderson: Another Day in America
vocals, percussion, violin, keyboards, essay: Laurie Anderson; viola: Eyvind Kang; percussion, drums: Ben Wittman; bass: Skúli Sverrisson; background vocals: Antony; recorded in New York City, 2010; time: 11:24

Kenneth Gaburo: Mouthpiece II
Tape Play
Pogus Productions/2000
electronics, processing, monologue: Kenneth Gaburo; recorded at Lewis Studio, University of Iowa, Iowa City; composition year: 1992; time: 9:09

David Berezan:
Thumbs Allusions Sonores
empreintes DIGITALes/2013
electroacoustic music on 8 channel tape (sourced from Balinese thumb piano); processing: David Berezan; realized at the electroacoustic music studios of  Centro Mexicano para la Música y las Artes Sonoras, CMMAS,  Morelia, Mexico, the University of Calgary, and the University of Montreal; premiered at the Places for Our Ears To Go concert, August 12, 2011, Sound Travels Festival of Sound Art, Wychwood Theatre, Toronto; composition year: 2011; time: 11:57

Jerry Hunt:
a. String 1 (1:02) 
b. String 12: Shut Up and Love Me (0:41)
c. Song Drape 2 (I Can't Stop) (4:47 
d. String 2: Mail Order Church (1:21) 
Song Drapes
electronic music created by Jerry Hunt, 1992, for the Finley-Hunt Report project presented at the Kitchen, New York City, 1992; b., c. voice, text: Karen Fnley; d. voice, text: Shelley Hirsch; total time: 5:21 

Eve Beglarian: Landscaping for Privacy
Tell the Birds
New World Records/2006
voice, text, electronics: Eve Beglarian; composition year: 1995; time: 7:03

Robert Ashley: Theosophy
Dust -- An Opera
Lovely Music, Ltd./2000
vocal: Jacqueline Humbert, with chorus; chorus: Sam Ashley, Thomas Buckner, Tom Hamilton, Jacqueline Humbert, Joan La Barbara; "Blue" Gene Tyranny, Robert Ashley; text: Robert Ashley; electronic orchestration: Robert Ashley, "Blue" Gene Tyranny, Tom Hamilton; recorded at The Kitchen, New York City; composition year: 1998; time: 9:57

Eric Chasalow: Symphony of Popular Misconceptions
I. What Remains (4:20)
II. Dream Song (2:55)
III. What is Essential (4:24)
Are You Radioactive, Pal?
Suspicious Motives Records/2015
electroacoustic music: Eric Chasalow; II. text: John Berryman (1969); composition year: 2009; total time: 11:40

Eric Lyon: None of Us Will Ever be The Same
Ex Cathedra
Centaur Records/2004
computer music: Eric Lyon; composition year: 2000; time: 7:40

John Cage: Child of Tree
The Works for Percussion 3
Mode Records/2014
amplified plant materials: D'Arcy Philip Gray; recorded at Sutton United Church, Sutton, Quebec, July 2008; composition year: 1975; time: 8:11

Steven Ricks: Can Improv 1
Available Resonances
Comprovise Records/2012
computer-realized sounds: Steven Ricks; improvised and recorded by Steven Ricks, 2009-2011; time: 10:21

Lewis Nielson: Tocsin
Mode Records/2015
(for six percussionists), red fish blue fish, conductor: Steven Schick; recorded at Conrad Prebys Center, UC San Diego, La Jolla, December 10, 2012; composition year: 2009; time: 21:17

Paul Lansky: Contemplating Weather (excerpts)
I. Weather Lament (6:23)
II. Clouds I (0:52)
III. Climate Change Riffs (3:28)
IV. Clouds II (0:50)
V. Echo of...(After Hurricane Sandy) (4:37)
Contemplating Weather
Bridge Records/2015
(for SATB chorus and eleven instruments); Western Michigan University Chorale with Birds On A Wire ensemble, conductor: Kimberly Dunn Adams; recorded at Western Michigan University Dalton Center, Kalamazoo, February 27-28, 2014; composition year: 2013; excerpts time: 16:00

Paul Nauert: Subtext
A Distant Music
New World Records/2015
guitar: David Tennenbaum; recorded at the Music Center Recital Hall, UC Santa Cruz, October 12, 1999; composition year: 1998; time 7:01

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