Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Martian Gardens, Valley Free Radio Edition, April 22, 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 22, 2016
Fridays Noon -- 2:00 p.m. EDT

Bruce Hamilton: Parcel
Possible Worlds (various artists)
piano: Bruce Hamilton; time: 2:00

Keith Eisenbrey: Another for clavichord and ping pong balls
BENJAMINBORETZ9X9 (various artists)
Open Space/2016
clavichord: Keith Eisenbrey; time: 8:24

Mauricio Kagel: String Quartet II
Pan String Quartets
Arditti Quartet; recorded at Studio Stolberger Strasse, Cologne,July 1989; composition years: 1965-1967; time: 10:00

Harry Partch: By The Rivers of Babylon
Bitter Music
Bridge Records/2010
intoning voice: John Schneider; adapted viola: Richard Valitutto; Bitter Music, Harry Partch's hobo diary, written in 1935; "By the Rivers of Babylon," adapted from "Two Psalms" (composition years 1931, 1955); text: Psalm 137; recorded at Second Story Studios, Venice, California, summer 2010; time: 3:25

John Schneider: December 1942 (H. Partch)
I. Come Away, Death (2:59)
II. The Heron (1:16)
III. The Rose (2:30)
Just Guitars
Bridge Records/2003
voice, Adapted Guitar I: John Schneider; texts: a. Shakespeare; b. Tsurayuki; c. Ella Young; recorded in Los Angeles, 1997; composer: Harry Partch; composition year: 1942; time: 6:45

Elizabeth Brown: Atlantis
New World Records/2013
Theremin: Elizabeth Brown; amplified classical guitar: Benjamin Verdery; recorded at Westchester, New York, January 11, 2013; composition year: 2007; time: 6:52

Vladimir Ussachevsky: Wireless Fantasy
Music for Electronic & Older Instruments (Luening/Ussachevsky/Powell)
electronics, tape collage: Vladimir Ussachevsky; recorded at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center, composition year: 1960; time: 4:41

Jean Derome: Autoportrait en 29 Notes
from Oiseau-Lyre (Flanque d'une colonnade)
Musiques de Chambres 1992-2012
Ambiances Magnetiques/2015
bass clarinet: Lori Freedman; recorded at la Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur, Montreal, April 19, 2005; composition year: 2005; total time: 4:01

Roscoe Mitchell: Green Skies
Solo [3]
Mutable Music/2004
alto saxophone: Roscoe Mitchell; recorded at Audio for the Arts, Madison Wisconsin; time: 0:43

Jean Derome: from Oiseau-Lyre (Flanque d'une colonnade)
a. Oeiseau-Lyre (3:11)
b. La Ligne (1:56)
Musiques de Chambres 1992-2012
Ambiances Magnetiques/2015
bass clarinet: Lori Freedman; recorded at la Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur, Montreal, April 19, 2005; composition year: 2005; total time: 5:07

Lori Freedman: Chrysalis
Ambiances Magnetiques/2006
clarinet: Lori Freedman; doublebass: Nicolas Caloia; percussian: Danielle Palardy Roger; recorded at the Bistrot Le VA Et Vient, Montreal, June 2005; time: 3:35

Matthew Burtner: Δ2
Metasaxophone Colossus
Innova Recordings/2004
electric feedback saxophone, intelligent sampler; Matthew Burtner; time: 6:46

Roscoe Mitchell: Tech Ritter and The Megabytes (Composition)
Solo [3]
Mutable Music/2004
soprano, alto, tenor, and bass saxophones: Roscoe Mitchell; recorded at Audio for the Arts, Madison, Wisconsin; time: 2:15

Tom Hamilton: 23rd St. -- Voice
Off-Hour Wait State -- Some Music About the Subway
voice: Thomas Buckner; The System (alto saxophone: Roscoe Mitchell; shakuhachi: Ralph Samuelson; trombone: Peter Zummo; percussion: Jonathan Haas); electronic environment created by Tom Hamilton; recorded at Dante DeSole and Looking Glass Studios, New York City, 1995; time: 4:52

Robert Ashley Act V (Years 57-70)
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; text, composition: Robert Ashley; composition year: 2013; time: 15:00

Morton Subotnick: Until Spring -- Revisited (excerpt)
Electronic Works Vol. 3
Mode Records/2011
live electronics: Morton Subotnick; live electronics, glass harp: Miguel Frasconi; recorded live at Recombinant Media Labs, San Francisco, April 6, 2007; original composition: 1975; total excerpt time: 15:15

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Martian Gardens, Taint Radio Edition, April 21, 2016

Host: Max Shea 
online playlists:
Martian Gardens blog
email: martiangardens@gmail.com

Webcast: Thursdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: April 21, 2016

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

Richard Karpen: Mass
Miniatures Concrètes (various artists)
empreintes DIGITALes/1998
computer, stereo tape: Richard Karpen; composition year: 1996; time: 3:00

Robert Scott Thompson: Rock Garden
Aucourant Records/2016
electronic music: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at the composer's studio, Roswell, Georgia, 2015; time: 6:29

François Giraudon: Histoire d'un reve
La Corrida
Mnèmosyne Musique Media/1998
electroacoustic music: François Giraudon; realized at IMEB, Bourges, 1996; time: 12:24

Elizabeth Hoffman: Twelve-to-Seven for Ben for Piano
BENJAMINBORETZ9X9 (various artists)
Open Space/2016
piano: Blair McMillan; time: 3:11

Elizabeth Hoffman: Geminis
a. Movement 1 (8:00)
b. Movement 2 (3:57)
Modus Nodus -- Chamber Music Works 2002-2003
Albany Records/2003
percussion: Stephen Paysen, Dominic Donato; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, March 2003; total time: 12:00

John Cage: Sonata XIV & XV "Gemini"*
The Piano Works 2 -- Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano
Mode Records/1998
prepared piano: Philip Vandrè; recorded at the Hessischer Rundfunk, Studio 1, Frankfurt, December 1994; composition year: 1946-1948; time: 7:07
*After the work of Richard Lippold

Ingram Marshall: Cortez
Ikon and Other Early Works
New World Records/2000
tape music: Ingram Marshall; text, voice: Don McCaig; composition years: 1972-1973; time: 8:29

Philip Perkins: westshoe
Mister Anyhow -- Live in the studio 2011-14
Fun Music/2014
electronics, tapes: Philip Perkins; time: 2:55

Field recording: João Da Mata
Amazonia -- Festival and Cult Music of Northern Brazil
Lyrichord Discs/1993 (orig. LP/1976)
festival music recorded by Morton Marks, Pará, Brazil, 1975; time: 3:48

J.K. Randall: The Fish
Cleophila/The Fish/Svejk/Some Old Troubadour Songs
Open Space/1999
voice: Jim Randall; text: Marianne Moore; composition year: 1995; time: 3:30

Benjamin Boretz: Fantasy on an Improvisation by Jim Randall
BENJAMINBORETZ9X9 (various artists)
Open Space/2016
banjo: Hilary Hawke; mandolin: Joseph Brent; alto flute: T.J. Wible; English horn: Zachary Boeding; violin: Scott Moore; cello: Eleanor Lee; composition year: 2014 (in memoriam J.K. Randall, 1929-2014); time: 5:33

John Cage: Part Four
Writing for the Second Time Through Finnegans Wake
Roaratorio -- An Irish Circus on Finnegans Wake
Mode Records/2002 (orig. 1992)
voice: John Cage; text: James Joyce; recorded at WDR, Köln, 1979; time: 2:56

Thomas Buckner: Night and Fog, part 3 -- 1923 (A. Lockwood)
Full Spectrum Voice
Lovely Music, Ltd./1991
bass baritone: Thomas Buckner; percussion: Michael Pugliese; baritone saxophone: J.D. Parran; composer: Annea Lockwood; text: Osip Mandelstam, "The Age," 1923; composition year: 1987; time: 4:05

Kitty Brazelton: That which has already been is now
Ecclesiates -- A Modern Oratorio
Innova Recordings/2010
The Time Remaining Band (countertenor, mandolin: David Bryan; tenor, x-bell: John Brauer, baritone, z-bell: Keith Borden; bass, c-bell: Mark Lin; cello, d-bell, conducting: Matt Goekelaptop; drums, percussion, bells: Alex Vittum; drone & soundtracks, voice, conductor: Kitty Bralelton; text (Bells and Words): Kitty Brazelton, Eccles. 3:1-8, 15; recorded at Dreamland studios, West Hurley, New York; composition years: 2004--2010; time: 2:26

Petr Kotik: In Contemplating What Loving Was Needing
Many Many Women
Dog W/A Bone/2000
SEM Ensemble with vocal group (soprano: Dora Ohrenstein, Lois Winter; countertenor: William Lyon Lee; tenor: William Zukof; baritone: Albert de Ruiter; bass: Elliott Levine); text: Gertrude Stein, Many Many Women (1909-1912); recorded at Vanguard Studios, New York City, March 17 and 19, 1980; composition years: 1975-1978; time: 3:43

a. Behold (2:43)
b. Sparrow (2:05)
Round the World of Sound
New World Records/2016
performed by Dedalus & Muzzix, directors: Didier Aschour, Christian Pruvost; recorded at La Muse en Circuit, Alfortville, France, November 2015; music and lyrics: Louis T. Hardin (Moondog); composition year: 1968; time: 4:48

Vertical Squirrels: Moondog
Time of the Sign
Ambiances Magnetiques/2014
guitars, percussion, synthesizer: Daniel Fischilin; piano, melodica: Ajay Heble; bass, baritone saxophone, pedal steel guitar, percussion; Lewis Melville; percussion: Ted Warren; recorded in Ontario, Canada (Toronto, Guelph, Hamilton), June 2012; time: 5:22

Mauricio Kagel: Ludwig van (film soundtrack)
I. 2:31/II. 2:02/III. 1:49/IV. 203/V. 1:44/VI. 3:21/VII. 3:07/VIII. 3:12/IX. 3:17
Mauricio Kagel -- Works for Piano and Ensemble
flute: Philippe Bernhold; horn: Herve Joulain; baryton: Francois Le Roux; piano: Eric Le Sage; contrabass: Marc Marder; cello: Jean-Guilhen Queryas; clarinet: Ronald Van Spaendonck; Choeur Rémusat; composition year: 1968; time: 22:02

Michael Gordon: Rewriting Beethoven's Seventh Symphony
Part 1 (5:48)
Part 2 (7:39)
Part 3 (4:21)
Part 4 (3:57)
Cantaloupe Music/2014
Bamberger Symphoniker, conductor: Jonathan Nott; recorded at the Beethovenfest Bonn, September 30, 2006 (world premier); composition year: 2006; total excerpt time: 21:45

Ingrid Drese: Plis de la nuit
empreintes DIGITALes/2010
electroacoustic music on stereo tape: Ingrid Drese; realized at the composer’s studio, 2008, premiered April 23, 2008 at the Ars Music festival, Théâtre de la Rotonde — Le Botanique, Brussels, Belgium; time: 11:38

Sam Pluta: Singular Explosion
60 x 60 2004/2005 (various artists)
Vox Novus/2005
electronics: Sam Pluta; time: 1:00

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