Monday, February 1, 2016

Martian Gardens for February 4, 2016

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Webcast date: February 4, 2016

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Northampton, Mass.
Coming February 2016, day/time TBA

Eve Beglarian: I Am Worried Now, But I Won't Be Worried Long
BRIM -- Songs from the River Project
EV/BVD Music/2012
electronics, electric guitar, bass: Eve Beglarian; violin electric, violin, acoustic guitar; time: 4:45

Larry Polansky: Three Pieces for Two Pianos I
Three Pieces for Two Pianos
New World Records/2016
pianos: Joseph Kubera, Marilyn Nonken; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, June 2, 2015; composition years: 2006, 2007; time: 8:00

Harry Partch: Castor 
a. Leda  & the Swan (Insemination) [1:53]
b. Conception [1:51]
c. Incubation [1:51]
d. Chorus of Delivery from the Egg [1:53]
(From Castor & Pollux: Dance for the Twin Rhythms of Gemini)
Plectra and Percussion Dances
An Evening of Dance Theater 
Bridge Records/2014

PARTCH ensemble (ingredients may include -- diamond marimba, Eroica, cymbal: Erin Barnes; voice: Paul Berkoids; kithara: Alison Bjorkedahl; canon, surrogate kiethara, Eroica: Matt Cook; cloud chamber bowls, chromelodeon: David Johnson; saxophone: Ulrich Krieger; percussion: Yumi Lee; canon: Tom Peters; guitars, canons: John Schneider; adapted viola: Derek Stein; bowls, bass marimba, Eroica, fight bell: Nick Terry; bass marimba, voice: T.J. Roy; guitar, canons: Alex Wand); recorded at Disney Hall/Redcat Theatre, Los Angeles, June 9, 2013; composition year: 1952; total time: 7:30

Mary Ellen Childs: Welding
Dream House
Innova Recordings/2007
Ethel (violin: Cornelius Dufallo; viola: Ralph Farris; cello: Dorothy Lawson; violin: Mary Rowell); recorded at The Clubhouse, Rhinebeck, New York, July 2006; composition year: 2006; time: 4:09

Frances White: Three Small Pieces for Flute and Electronic Sound
a. The Sound of the Bell as it Leaves the Bell (4:31)
b. Interlude (2:31)
c. Rose Pogonia (4:31)
Music by Frances White (CD-R)
Rosewhite Music/2004
flutes 1 & 2: Elizabeth Brown; composition year: 2002; total time: 11:33

Kristin Norderval: Glass and Mirrors
Aural Histories
Deep Listening/2012
voice, electronics: Kristin Norderval; composition year: 2011; time: 5:35

Meredith Monk: Liquid Air
ECM New Series/2002
voices: Meredith Monk, Katiie Geisinger, The Bleckmann, Ching Gonzalez, Allison Sniffin; bowed vibraphone: John Hollenbeck; recorded at Sorcerer's Sound, New York City, March 19-20, 2002; time: 3:53

Xenia Pestova: Being and Becoming (L. Bunk)
Shadow Piano
Innova Recordings/2014
for toy piano and electronics; toy piano: Xenia Pestova; recorded at University of Bangor, Wales, and Cambridge, Massachusetts; composer: Lou Bunk; composition year: 2010; time: 13:47

Margaret Leng Tan: She Herself Alone (L. Liben)
She Herself Alone
Mode Records/2010
toy piano, toy psaltery: Margaret Leng Tan; recorded at Systems 2, Brooklyn, January 2010; composer: Laura Liben; composition years: 1996, 20002; time: 6:06

Frank Pahl & Klimperei: Ladies Kisses
Music for Desserts
numerous and varied instruments: Frank Pahl; numerous and varied instruments: Christophe & Fran├žoise Petchanatz (Klimperei); time: 3:16

Frank Pahl: Apple Butter
Chime 5: Musique du Jouet (various artists)
Novel Cell Poem/2001
numerous and varied instruments: Frank Pahl; time: 1:19

Susan Ann Brewster: Rainbucket
Possible Worlds Vol. 3 (various artists)
dulcimer, guitar harmonics, electronics, tapes: Susan Ann Brewster; thunderstorm recorded in the Canadian Rockies, summer 2013; time: 4:49

Chas Smith: Sometimes the Sword of Seven
Cold Blue Two (various artists)
Cold Blue Music/2012
steel guitars, Hammond organ, guitars, electronics: Chas Smith; recorded at the composer's studio, Reseda, California, Summer 2008; time: 4:52

Bill Gilonis & Tim Hodgkinson: Night by the Sea
Woof 7-Inches (various artists)
ReR Megacorp/2005
instruments, recording: Bill Gilonis, Tim Hodgkinson; recorded at the Royal College of Art, London,, July, 1979; original release "I Do I Do I Do I Don't," 1980, Woof Records; time: 2:07

Robert Voisey: Hunger
Vox Novus 3" EP
Vox Novus/2004
processed voice, lyrics: Robert Voisey; time: 2:25

Marco Oppedisano: The End is Near
60 x 60 2004 (various artists)
Capstone Records/2004
electric guitar samples: Marco Oppedisano; time: 1:00

Pauline Oliveros: Bog Bog (excerpt)
Reverberations: Tape & Electronic Music 1961-1970
Important Records/2014
synthesizer, tape: Pauline Oliveros; recorded at Mills Tape Music Center, Mills College, Oakland; 1966-1967; excerpt time: 10:00

Maggi Payne: Resonant Places
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 17 (various artist)
Music from the Center for Contemporary Music At Mills College
Centaur Records/1994
electroacoustic music; realized at the Center for Contemporary Music, Mills College, Oakland, 1992; composition year: 1992; time: 10:51

Morton Subotnick: Butterfly No. 1
Volume 3 -- Electronic Works
Until Spring: Revisited; 4 Butterflies
Mode Records/2011
composition for 4-Channel tape (original mix 1973; new mix 2011); time: 7:46

Tom Erbe: After A Day
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 17 (various artist)
Music from the Center for Contemporary Music At Mills College
Centaur Records/1994
electronics, computer: Tom Erbe; recorded at the Center for Contemporary Music, Mills College, Oakland, 1991; composition year: 1991; time: 4:32

Carey Nutman: In a New Pond (Caen Mix)
MPS Music & Video/2009
synthesizer, computer: Carey Nutman; recorded at the composer's studio, Houghton-Le-Spring, UK, composition year: 2001; time: 12:44

Noah Creshevsky: You Are Here
Hyperrealism Music, 2011-2015
EM Records/2015
electronics, computer: Noah Creshevsky; recorded at the composer's studio, New York City; composition year: 2015: time: 3:50

Kaija Saariaho: NoaNoa
Electro Acoustic Music III (various artists)
Neuma Records/1994
(for flute and electronics); flute: Camilla Hoitenga; electronics realized at the IRCAM Signal Processing Center, Paris; composition year: 1991; time: 9:10

James Dashow: The Lost Son
from Songs from a Spiral Tree
Music of Thomas Delio/James Dashow
Capstone Records/1997
mezzo soprano: Constance Beavon; flute, alto flute, piccolo: Lauren Weiss; harp: Lucia Bova; recorded at RCA Studios, Rome, Italy, January 1992; text: Theodore Roethke; time: 3:57

Charles Ives:
a. Songs My Mother Taught Me (2:56)
b. The Sea of Sleep (1:00)
The Light That is Felt -- Songs of Charles Ives
New World Records/2008
soprano: Susan Narucki; piano: Donald Berman; recorded at the Recital Hall at the Performing Arts Center, SUNY, Purchase, March 2008; a. composition year: 1901, text: Adolf Heyduk; b. composition year: 1903, text: unknown; total time: 3:56

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