Thursday, May 26, 2016

Martian Gardens, Valley Free Radio Edition, May 27, 2016

Webcast: Thursdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT
Next webcast: June 2, 2016

WXOJ-LP 103.3
Valley Free Radio
Northampton, Mass.
Webcast/Broadcast date: May 27, 2016
Fridays Noon -- 2:00 p.m. EDT


Hour 1
Alvin Curran: Shofar Puro Alap
Shofar Rags
shofar, sampler, electronics: Alvin Curran; recorded at Studio Luca Spagnoletti, Rome, July 20102; time: 6:28

Elliott Sharp: Tranzience
New World Records/2016
The JACK Quartet (violins: Christopher Otto, Ari Streisfeld; viola: John Pickford Richards; cello: Kevin McFarland); recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, December 14, 2015; composition year: 2013; time: 28:06

Hilda Paredes: Señales, "Homenaje a Jonathan Harvey"
Mode Records/2016
violin: Irvine Arditti; Ensemble Signal; conductor: Brad Lubman; recorded at Slee Hall, University at Buffalo; June 7, 2014; composition year: 2012; time: 19:09

Hour 2
Jonathan Harvey: Ritual Melodies
From Silence - Nataraja - Ritual Melodies
Bridge Records/1992
for quadraphonic tape; realized at IRCAM, Paris, 1990; time: 13:26

David Behrman: My Father's Grocery Store
My Dear Siegfried
XI Records/2005
narrator: Thomas Buckner, shakuhachi: Ralph Samuelson; trombone: Peter Zummo; keyboard and electronics: David Behrman; engineering, special effects: Tom Hamilton; text: Samuel N. Behrman, "The Worcester Account"; recorded in New York City, 2003; time: 11:30

Robert Ashley: Act VI (Years 71 - 84)
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

Laurie Anderson: selections from Heart of a Dog
a. The Cloud (2:12)
b. A Different World (1:53)
c. What If the Sky Froze? (1:54)
d. Piano Lessons (3:00)
Nonesuch Records/2015
All words, music, and performance: Laurie Anderson; recorded in New York City, 2015; total selections time: 8:55

Amy Denio: Mildly Tempered Piano
Possible Worlds (various artists)
piano: Amy Denio; time: 1:00

Larry Polansky: Tooaytoods 1, 6, 7
The World's Longest Melody
New World Records/2010
ZWERM Electric Guitar Quartet (guitars: Johannes Westendorp, Bruno Nelisson, Kobe Van Cauwenberghe, Toon Callier); recorded at Studio Champ D'Action, Antwerp, Belgium, December 2008; composition year: 1998; total time: 0:21

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