Monday, March 28, 2016

Martian Gardens, Valley Free Radio Version, April 1, 2016

Webcast: Thursdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT

WXOJ-LP 103.3
Valley Free Radio
Northampton, Mass.
Webcast/Broadcast date: April 1, 2016
Fridays Noon -- 2:00 p.m. EDT

Noah Creshevsky: Götterdämmerung
The Twilight of the Gods
Tzadik Records/2010
electroacoustic processing: Noah Creshevsky; vocals, trumpet: Susan Watts, clarinet, alto sax: Alex Kontorovich; violin, vocals: Amy Zakar; ; ass, vocals: Heather Chriscaden Versace; tenor sax, alto sax: Audrey Betsy Welber; trumpet: Ben Holmes; piano: Adrian Banner; drums: Gregg Mervine; samples: The Klez Dispensers; composition year: 2009; time: 4:04

Muzsikás: selections from the Bartók Album
a. Dunántúli Ugrósok (Transdanubian "Ugrós") (3:36)
b. Pásztornóták Hosszúfurulyán (Shepard's Flute Song) (2:45)
c. Forgácskúti Legényes (Forgácskúti Lad's Dance) ((2:46)
d. Pejparipám Rézpatkója (My Horse's Shoes) (1:10)
e. Bartók Béla: 44. Hegeduduó Erdélyi Tánc (Transylvanian Dance) 1:47
The Bartók Album -- featuring Márta Sebestyén and Alexander Balenscu
Hannibal Records/1998
violin: Alexander Balenscu; tambura: János Kovócs; long flute: Zoltán Juhás; cello: Márton Éri; cimbalom; Zoltán Portoleki; gardon, drum, dance: Zoltán Farkás; dance: Ildico Tóth; additional phonographic material provided by the Ethnographic Museum of Hungary, Budapest; recorded in Budapest and London, 1998; all titles traditional, arranged by Muzsikás, except e. "Violin Duo No. 44," by Bela Bartók, composition year: 1931; total time: 12:05

Quartetski: Six mélodies á l'unisson #1
(from Mikrokosmos Sz 107)
a. Notes pointées #7/Mains alterneés #10/Mouvement parallèle #11 (3:44)
b. Mélodie pentatonique #61 (0:50)
c. Gamme pentatonique #78 (1:22)
d. Mouvement parallèle avec changement de position #16/--
    Mélodie avec accompagnement #41  (4:52)
e. Quatre mélodies à l’unisson (IV) #21 (0:18)
f. Imitation et inversion (II) #25 (1:47)
Quartetski Does Bartók
Ambiances Magnétiques/2016
Quartetski (electric guitar, melodica: Bernard Falaise; bass clarinette, soprano saxophone, melodica; electric bass, synthesizer: Pierre-Yves Martel; violin: Joshua Zubot; drums: Isaiah Ceccarelli), director: Pierre-Yves Martel; recorded at Studio Resther; Montreal, March 2015; composer: Bela Bartók, "Mikrokosmos"; composition years: 1926-1939; total excerpts time: 12:52

Iannis Xenakis: Tetras
Complete String Quartets
Mode Records/2009
The JACK Quartet; recorded at WDR studios, Köln, November, 2008; composition year: 1983; time: 17:33

Lei Liang: selections from Bamboo Lights
Movement 1: Howling Bamboo (2:45)
Movement 2: Fragility (1:00)
Bamboo Lights
Bridge Records/2014
(for chamber orchestra); The Callithumpian Consort, conductor: Stephen Drury; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, October 1, 2013; composition year: 2013; time: 3:45

Lei Liang: Serashi Fragments
Bamboo Lights
Bridge Records/2014
The JACK Quartet (violins: Christopher Otto, Ari Streisfeld; viola: John Pickford Richards; cello: Kevin McFarland); composition year: 2005; time: 7:28

Peter Van Zandt Lane: Laurelei emerges
Hakcpolitic -- An Electroacoustic Ballet
Innova Recordings/2014
(for electroacoustic music and ensemble); Juventas New Music Ensemble; recorded at Fraser Studio, WGBH, Boston, 2014; time: 7:55

Robert Scott Thompson: Three Faces
Motets for Michelangelo
Aucourant Records/2009
electroacoustic music: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at RST's studio, Roswell, Georgia, 2009; time: 5:59

John Eaton: Thoughts on Rilke
First Performances
Syn-Ket and Moog Synthesizers in the 1960s
Electronic Music Foundation/2007
soprano: Michiko Hirayama; Syn-Kets: John Eaton, Jane Schoonover Smith; vibration plate, sound mixing: Paolo Ketoff; text: Rainer Maria Rilke, "Sonnets to Orpheus, Part II, Sonnet 10," composition year: 1966; time: 10:57

Mel Powell: Events for Tape Recorder
Music for Electronic and Older Instruments
CRI/1968 (CD transfer via New World Records/2011)
(for magnetic tape and voices) voices: Mildred Dummock, Lee Bowman, Martha Scott; composition year: 1963; time: 6:56

Robert Morris/David Mott: Rapport (excerpt)
Open Space/2011
synthesizer: Robert Morris; tape delay system; David Mott; recorded at the Yale Electronic Music Studios, November 18, 1973; excerpt time: 6:00

If, Bwana: Lisa, Fluteless
Pogus Productions/2014
voice: Lisa Barnard-Kelley; processing: Al Margolis; time: 8:03

Robert Morris/David Mott: Rapport (reprise)
Open Space/2011
synthesizer: Robert Morris; tape delay system; David Mott; recorded at the Yale Electronic Music Studios, November 18, 1973; excerpt time: 2:00

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Martian Gardens, Taint Radio Version, March 31, 2016

Host: Max Shea 
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Martian Gardens blog

Webcast: Thursdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: March 31, 2016

WXOJ-LP 103.3
Valley Free Radio
Northampton, Mass.
Fridays Noon -- 2:00 p.m. EDT

Morton Feldman: Structures
Mode Records/2011
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, conductor: Brad Lubman; recorded at the Great Hall, Haus es Rundfunks, Berlin, January 2009, composition years: 1960-1962; time: 7:30

Michael Pisaro: A Mist is a Collection of Points, Part I
A Mist is a Collection of Points
New World Records/2015
piano: Philip Bush; percussion: Greg Stuart; sine tones: Michael Pisaro; recorded at the University of South Carolina School of Music, Columbia, South Carolina, February 21, 2015; composition year: 2014; time: 18:08

Tara Helen O'Connor & Margaret Kampmeier:
All Sensation is Already Memory (E. Moe)
I. The Ungraspable Advance of the Past (7:17)
II. Devouring the Future 3:32)
The Way Things Go
Bridge Records/2015
flute: Tara Helen O'Oconnor; piano: Margaret Kampmeier; recorded at New Rochelle Studios, New Rochelle, New York, 2013; composer: Eric Moe; composition year: 2006; total time: 10:49

Luciano Berio: O King
The Great Works for Voice
Mode Records/1995
Musician's Accord -- soprano: Christine Schadeberg; flute: Katherine Flanders Mukerji; clarinet: Sheldon Berkowitz; violin: Marshall Coid; cello: Ted Mook; piano: Margaret Kampmeier; conductor: Hayes Biggs; recorded at Sheppard Hall, City College of New York, April 3, 1995; composition year: 1968; time: 5:13

James Moore and Andie Springer: In Abstentia (P. Matthusen)
Gertrudes -- Music for Violin and Resonator Guitar
New World Records/2015
resonator guitar: James Moore; violin, voice: Andie Springer; wineglasses: Lainie Fefferman, Jascha Narveson; recorded at Future-Past Studios, Hudson, New York, January 31 -- February 2, 2015; composition year: 2008; time: 4:19

Ursula Mamlok: Stray Birds
I. In a sustained mood (3:31)
II. Majestic (2:37)
III. Very airy (0:53)
IV. In a melancholy mood (2:27)
V. Still, with utmost simplicity (5:02)
Ursula Mamlok Volume Three
Bridge Records/2011
soprano: Phyllis Bryn-Julson; flute: Harvey Sollberger; cello: Fred Sherry; text: Rabindranath Tagore; composition year: 1963; time: 14:29

Elizabeth Panzer: Play Nice (E. Beglarian)
Dancing in Place
O.O. Discs/1999
harp: Elizabeth Panzer; composer: Eve Beglarian: composition year: 1997; time: 6:02

Robert Scott Thompson: Passagio
Tre Passagio -- Homage to Ingmar Bergman
Aucourant Records/2007
electroacoustic music: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at RST's studio, Roswell, Georgia, composition year: 2007; time: 13:42

John Oliver: selections from Time's Wheel
a. C-A-N-A-D-A: In the after time, always there is also the before...(4:36)
b. Exhibit: Where visitations occur (2:29)
c. Evening: N's Raga (2:56)
d. from the archive, the weight (2) (4:38)
Flight 182 Meditations
voice, texts: Renee Sarojini Saklikar; computer, processing: John Oliver; composition year: 2015; total time: 14:40

Sarah Boothroyd: Pay No Attention to That Man Behind the Curtain
Deep Wireless 4 -- Radio Art Compilation (various artists)
New Adventures in Sound Art/2007
sound collage, interview: Sarah Boothroyd; composition year: 2006; time: 5:55

Robert Ashley Act III (Years 29-42)
Crash -- An opera by Robert Ashley
Lovely Music, Ltd./2015
singers: Gelsey Bell, Amirtha Kidambi, Brian McCorkle, Paul Pinton, Dave Ruder, Aliza Simons; music director and live sound: Tom Hamilton; recorded at the Roulette, New York City, April 15-18, 2015; time: 15:15

Ensemble Supermusique: Jeux de cartes (M. Goldstein)
Les Accords Intuitifs
Ambiances Magnetiques/2016
Ensemble Supermusique, directors: Joan Hétu, Danielle Palardy Roger; recorded at Studio 215, Montreal; composer: Malcolm Goldstein; composition year: 2014; time: 10:08

Neil Rolnick: Fiddle Faddle
Shadow Quartet
Innova Recordings/2005
computer interactive violin: Todd Reynolds; recorded at Elff Productions, Brooklyn; composition year: 2003 time: 7:28

Rick Cox: Long Distance
Maria Falling Away
Cold Blue Music/2001
electric guitars, saxophones, clarinets, processing, sampler: Rick Cox; trumpet: John Hassell; recorded at Rock River Sound, Venice, California, 2001; time: 8:11

John Luther Adams: Dark Wind
Adams, Cox, Fink, Fox
Cold Blue Music/2002
bass clarinet: Marty Walker; marimba: Amy Knoles; piano: Bryan Pezzone; recorded at Architectura Studios, Los Angeles, November 2001; composition year: 2001; time: 13:20

Tod Dockstader & David Lee Myers: Slow Marsh
ReR Megacorp/2005
ecological sound recordings, electronics, processing: Tod Dockstader, David Lee Myers; time:3:26

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