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Martian Gardens, July 29, 2016

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Tõnu Kõrvits: Viimane Laev/The Last Ship
(for male choir, bass drum, and strings); Tallinn Chamber Orchestra and Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor: Tõnu Kaljuste; text: Juhan Smuul; recorded at Methodist Church, Tallinn, Estonia, February 2013; composition year: 2008; time: 6:26

George Crumb: Poor Wayfaring Stranger (trad., arr. G. Crumb)
from Unto The Hills (An Appalachian Song Cycle), American Songbook III
Complete Crumb Edition, Volume Seven
Bridge Records/2003
soprano: Ann Crumb; Orchestra 2001 (piano: Marcantonio Barone; percussion: Susan M. Jones, David Nelson, KIenneth Miller, William Paul Kerrigan), conductor: James Freeman; recorded at Lang Concert Hall, Swarthmore College, June 2003, composition year: 2002; time: 6:33

Airi Yoshioka: For Airi (E. Wallen)
Sueños Misticos
Contemporary Music by Latin American Composers
Neuma Recordings/2015
violin: Airi Yoshioka; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, September 2011; composer: Errollyn Wallen; composition year: 2008; time: 5:16

Sumbawa musicians: Lopi Penge (excerpt)
Music of Indonesia 16
Music from the Southeast -- Sumbawa, Sumba, Timor
Smithsonian Folkways/1988
violin with female vocals; recorded in Bima, Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, 1997; time: 5:51

Terry Jenoure:
a. Treasure (3:07)
b. Suspense (2:40)
Purple & Silk
The Orchard/1999
violin, voice: Terry Jenoure (a. words and music: Terry Jenoure; b. words: Frederick C. Tillis, music: Terry Jenoure); recorded at Sound Design Studios, Brattleboro, Vermont, 1999; total time: 5:47

John Cage: Child of Tree
The Works for Percussion 3
Mode Records/2014
amplified plant materials: D'Arcy Philip Gray; recorded at Sutton United Church, Sutton, Quebec, July 2008; composition year: 1975; time: 8:11

Meredith Monk: Porch
Lovely Music, Ltd./1995 (orig. Increase LP, 1971)
solo vocals: Meredith Monk; time: 2:16


The Vocal Constructivists: Treatise, movement 2, pages 111-135 (C. Cardew)
Walking Still
Innova Recordings/2014
The Vocal Constructivists, director: Jane Alden; recorded at Wesleyan University, 2011, composer: Cornelius Cardew; composition years: 1963-1967; arr. Jane Alden; time: 7:05

Cornelius Cardew: Treatise (excerpt)
Mode Records/2009
The QUaX Ensemble, director: Petr Kotik; recorded live in Prague, 1967; composition years: 1963-1967; excerpt time: 8:05

George Hurd: Navigation Without Numbers
Navigation Without Numbers
Innova Recordings/2016
violin: Carla Kihlstedt; electronics: George Hurd; recorded at Ear Relevant Audio and Ex'Pression Studio; time: 4:53

Chris Brown: 11-7-6-4
Six Primes
New World Records/2016
piano: Chris Brown; recorded at Littlefield Concert Hall, Mills College, Oakland, July 2015; composition year: 2015; time: 8:01

Philip Mantione: Country Inn
Scattered Music/2000
samples, computer: Philip Mantione; composition year: 2000, for Alysse Stepanian's video "Country Inn," time: 6:06

Noah Creshevsky: The Kindness of Strangers
Rounded with a Sleep
Pogus Productions/2011
electroacoustic music: Noah Creshevsky; voice, guitar: Gary Heidt: composition year: 2009; time: 4:58

Christopher Shultis: Friends
An Illusion of Desire
Neuma Records/2016
voice, text: Christopher Shultis; piano: John Bartlett; crotales: Douglas Nottingham; composition years: 1990, 1991; time: 9:04

Reconnaissance Fly: Oh! Goldfinch Cage
Flower Futures
Edgetone Records/2014
voice, flute, guitar: Polly Moller; keyboards: Amanda Chaudhary; clarinet, bass clarinet, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone: Rich Lesnick; bass guitar, electronics: Tim Walters; drums: Larry the O; recorded in San Francisco; time: 8:13

Steve Layton: The Projector's Celluloid Song
Strange Neighborhoods
performers: Peter Thorn, Manu Zerbib, Jeff Duke, Kavin Allenson; mixed, mashed, mastered by Steve Layton; time: 6:45

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