Thursday, June 2, 2016

Martian Gardens, Valley Free Radio Edition, June 3, 2016

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

WXOJ-LP 103.3
Valley Free Radio
Northampton, Mass.
Webcast/Broadcast date: Jun 3, 2016
Fridays Noon -- 2:00 p.m. EDT


Hour 1
Richard Karpen: Aperture II
Aperture II // Elliptic
Neuma Records/2016
(for string quartet and live electronics); The JACK Quartet (violins: Christopher Otto, Ari Streisfeld; viola: John Pickford Richards; cello: Kevin McFarland); live electronics realized in SuperCollider 3 programming language by Richard Karpen; programming and performance assistant: Joshua Parementer; concert recording: Jones Playhouse, Seattle, May 3, 2012; time: 39:14

Diane Thome: The Palaces of Memory
Palaces of Memory
Centaur Records/1995
(for chamber orchestra and tape); Cincinnati Philharmonic Orchestra; conductor: Gehard Samuel; recorded at Lumiere Studio, Lake Forest Park, Washington; composition year: 1993; time: 13:36

Hour 2
Herbert Brün: On Stilts Among Ducks
Wayfaring Sounds -- Composition for Instruments with Tape
(for viola and computer-generated tape); viola: Eckhart Schloifer; composition year: 1997; time: 17:53

Ursula Mamlok: Sextet
a. With fluctuating tension (4:13)
b. Very calm (5:12)
c. Light and airy (3:18)
Ursula Mamlok Volume 5
Bridge Records/2016
flute: Keith Underwood; clarinet: Robert Yamins; violin: Cyrus Stevens; bass clarinet: Dennis Smylie; bass: Donald Palma; piano: Edmund Niemann; conductor: Anthony Korf; recorded in New York City, December 1981; composition year: 1977; total time: 12:43

Benjamin Boretz: Echoic/Anechoic
BENJAMINBORETZ9X9 (various artists)
Open Space/2016
realtime computer-processed piano: Benjamin Boretz; composition year: 1997; time: 12:00

Mauricio Kagel: MM 51
Alexandre Tharaud plays Kagel
(for piano and metronome); piano: Alexandre Tharaud; Ircam – Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, December 2002; composition year: 1976; time: 8:52

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Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Martian Gardens, Taint Radio Edition, June 2, 2016

Host: Max Shea 
online playlists:
Martian Gardens blog

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

WXOJ-LP 103.3
Valley Free Radio
Northampton, Mass.
Fridays Noon -- 2:00 p.m. EDT
Next webcast/broadcast: June 3, 2016

Amy Denio: Epic Loop
Chicken Hawks Ought Not
Spoot Music/2002
voice, electronics: Amy Denio; recorded at Spaciouser Spoot Studios, Seattle, November 30, 2002; time: 3:37

Hildegurls: Act III
Electric Ordo Virtutum
Innova Recordings/2009
vocals, electronics: Hildegurls (Eve Beglarian, Kitty Brazelton, Lisa Bielwa, Elaine Kaplinsky); violin: Robin Lorentz; composition year: 1998; text: Hildegard von Bingen/Eve Beglarian; time: 15:05

Phil Kline: Dark was the Night
John the Revelator -- A Mass for Six Voices
Cantaloupe Music/2008
Lionheart vocal group (countertenor: Lawrence Lipnik, tenors: Michael Ryan-Wenger, John Olund; baritones: Rchard PorterfieldJeffry Johnson; bass: Kurt-Owen Richards); ETHEL string quartet (violins: Cornelius Dufalo, Mary Rowell; viola: Ralph Pharis; cello: Dorothy Lawson); author: Thomas Haweis (1792), arr. Phil Kline; recorded at the Church of Saint Luke in the Fields, Greenwich Village, New York City, August 2007; time: 5:50

Petr Kotik: She Could Be One Going On Being Living
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: 9:23

Morton Feldman: A Non-accented Legato
Three Voices for Joan La Barbara
New Albion Records/1989
voice: Joan La Barbara; recorded in Los Angeles; text: Frank O'Hara ("Wind," dedicated to Morton Feldman) (selections sung in vocalise); composition year: 1982; time: 1:15

Jean Derome et les Dangereux Zhoms: To Continue
To Continue
Ambiances Magnetiques/2007
saxophones, flute: Jean Derome; trombone: Tome Walsh; piano: Guillaume Dostaler; electric bass: Pierre Cartier; drums: Pierre Tanguay; voices: tutti; text: Richard Serra ("Verb List"); recorded in Montreal; time: 6:27

Beth Anderson: Country Time
Peachy Keen-O
Pogus Productions/2003
voice: Beth Anderson; percussion: Michael Blair; composition year: 1979; time: 1:43

Philip Perkins: Rainyrail
Mister Anyhow
Fun Music/2014
electronics, tapes, noises: Philip Perkins; recorded at the composer's studio, San Francisco; time: 5:32

Charlie Morrow: Marilyn Monroe Collage
XI Records/2011
for string trio and sound bites extracted from Marilyn Monroe interviews and performances; installation for the Sidney Janis Gallery, New York City; composition year: 1967; time: 17:35

Neely Bruce: Eight Ghosts 39 (Marilyn Monroe)
The Plague & Other Vocal Works
Mode Records/1991
voicals: Electric Phoenix (soprano: Judith Rees; mezzo-soprano: Meriel Dickinson; tenor: Daryl Runswick; bass: Terry Edwards; text: Michael McClure, "Ghost Tantras," recorded at October Sound, London, July 1989; composition year: 1989; time: 5:26

For Marilyn Monroe's 90th birthday (June 1, 2016)

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

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

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

Elliott Sharp: Venus & Jupiter
New World Records/2016
Either/Or (violin: Stephanie Griffin; alto flute: Margaret Lancaster; trombone: Chris McIntyre; bass clarinet: Joshua Rubin; marimba: David Shively; cello: Alex Waterman; electroacoustic guitar: Elliott Sharp; piano, conductor: Richard Carrick; recorded at the Kitchen, New York City, April 27, 2012; composition year: 2012; time: 11:45

Jin Hi Kim: Garden of Venus
Jin Hi Kim's Sound Universe
Living Tones/2009
Chinese pipa: Min Xiao-Fen; Japanese yokubue: Michiko Akao; Indonesian gender, suling, voice: I Ketut Suryatini; JHK: Korean komungo, janggo; performed at the Asia Society, NYC, for Asian Women in Music Today; time: 16:19

Jane Rigler: Quiver
Neuma Records/2015
prepared guitar: Janet Feder; flutes: Jane Rigler; recorded at Immersive Studios, Boulder, Colorado, 2013, 2014; time: 3:24

Ursula Mamlok: Molto Vivo
Ursula Mamlok Volume 5
Bridge Records/2016
piano: Holger Groschopp; recorded at Studio Britz, Deutschlandradio Kultur, Berlin, September 2014; composition year: 1947; time: 2:22

Paul Lansky: Fingertips
Milton Babbitt -- A Composer's Memorial (various artists)
Open Space/2012
piano: Mihae Lee; recorded at Princeton University, December 6, 2011; time: 4:30

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