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Martian Gardens, July 15, 2016

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Meredith Monk: Parlour Games
Piano Songs
ECM New Series/2014
pianos: Ursula Oppens, Bruce Brubaker; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, April 2012; composition year: 1988; time: 7:31

Chris Brown: 13-7-6-4
Six Primes
for piano in 13-limit just intonation
New World Records/2016
piano: Chris Brown; recorded at Littlefield Concert Hall, Mills College, Oakland, July 2015; composition year: 2014; time: 8:53

Ursula Mamlok: The Birds Dream
I. The Mocking Bird/Die Spottdrossel (Andante) (0:35)
II. The Sparrow/Der Sperling (Vivo) (0:33)
III. The Catbird/Die Katzendrossel (Grazioso) (1:07)
IV. The Nightingale/Die Nachtigall (Lento) (1:14)
V. The Blackbird/Die Amsel (Poco pesante e misterioso) (0:45)
VI. The Parrot/Der Papagei/Allegretto scherzando) (0:35)
Ursula Mamlok Volume 5
Bridge Records/2016
piano: Kurt Groschopp; recorded at Deutschland Kultur, Berlin, "Studio Britz," September 2014; composition year: 1944; total time: 4:42

Judith Shatin: Three Summers Heat
a. Just Now the Sea-Green Banners Fly (2:09)
b. Just Now the Early Peach is Red (1:57)
c. It's Midsummer and Too Hot to Walk (3:29)
d. Summer Earth is Windless. Heat Still Presses (1:49)
e. Light Clothes! Few Clothes! (2:00)
f. I Remember Desire like White Light (3:20)
g. I Raise my Head to Look at T'ung Trees (2:20)
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 29 [various artists]
Music from VCCM: Virginia Center for Computer Music University of Virginia
Centaur Records/1999
soprano: Susan Narucki; text: Tzu Yeh (Chin Dynasty); recorded at Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University, August, 1998; composition year: 1989; total time: 17:48

Steve Layton & ImprovFriday:
a. Summer Night Sounds (2:47)
b. Summer Conversations (5:45)
Summer Mirages
musicians: Bruce Hamilton (a,b), Chris Vaisvil (b), Steve Moshier (b), Kevin Allenson (b), Jim Goodin (a), mixed by Steve Layton at the composer's studio, June 2012; total time: 8:32

John Luther Adams: Wood Thrush
Mode Records/2012
The Callithumpian Consort, director: Stephen Drury; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston; recorded October 3, 2006; composition years: 1974-1979, revised 2006; time: 4:35 

Robert Scott Thompson: Fog Index, Part 4
Aucourant Records/2008 (orig. 1999)
electroacoustic music: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at the composer's studio, Roswell, Georgia; composition year: 1998; time: 6:00

Mari Kimura: Scuffle and Snap (E. Chasalow)
Harmonic Constellations (various composers)
Works for Violin & Electronics 
New World Records/2016
violin: Mari Kimura; recorded May 2014, Oktaven Audio, Yonkers, New York; composer: Eric Chasalow; composition year: 2010; time: 5:48

John Cage: Second Construction
The Works for Percussion 2
Mode Records/2012
Third Coast Percussion (Owen Clayton Condon, Robert Dillon, Peter Martin, David Skidmore); Recorded at Bouttell Memorial Concert Hall, University of Northern Illinois, De Kalb, June 2011; composition year: 1940; time: 7:50

Joseph Bertolozzi: A Thousand Feet of Sound/Troi cents metres de son
Tower Music
Bertolozzi Plays the Eiffel Tower
Innova Recordings/2015
percussion, samples: Joseph Bertolozzi (samples from The Audio Library of the Eiffel Tower, Paris), composition year: 2014; time: 5:11

R. Weis: Tubular March
Excitable Audible
R. Weis/2012
sampler, samples: Robert Weis (samples: two cardboard tubes dropping, single vocal tone); recorded at the composer's studio, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, time: 2:16

Dariusz Mazurowski: Part 7 -- Fait Accompli
Non Acoustic Symphony
Neuma Records/2015
electroacoustic music: Dariusz Mazurowski; recorded at the De eM Studio, Gdansk, Poland, 2011-2013; time: 5:54

Adrian Moore: Power Tools (v1)
Compendium International -- Bourges 2004
Mnemosyne Musique Media/2004
electroacoustic music on stereo tape realized at the composer's studio, mixed at Studio Cricé, IMEB, Bourges, February 2004; premiered at Palais Jacques-Cœur, the Synthèse Festival, Bourges, June 4, 2004; time: 14:24; see also: empreintes DIGITALes

Jorges Antunes: Canto Selvagem (Savage Song)
Savage Songs
Early Brazilian Electronic Music 1961-1970
Pogus Productions/2002
electronic music: Jorge Antunes; produced at the Antunes Studio of Chromo-Musical Research and the Villa Lobos Institute, Rio de Janeiro, 1967; time: 3:00

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