Monday, October 10, 2016

Martian Gardens, Episode 861 (October 2016)

Host: Max Shea 
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WXOJ-LP 103.3 FM
Valley Free Radio
Northampton, Mass.
Fridays Noon -- 2:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast/Broadcast date: October 14, 2016

Webcast: Fridays 3:00 a.m. -- 5: a.m. EDT
Webcast date: October 14, 2016

WMNB-LP 107.1 FM
North Adams, Mass.
Thursdays 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast/Broadcast date: October 13, 2016

Podcast: Download at your convenience!
Latest upload: October 14, 2016
Length: Three hours

hour one

John Cage: Five
The Number Pieces 6
Mode Records/2012
(for unspecified instruments or voices); blown bottles: Essential Music (Judith Gordon, Maya Guniji, John Kennedy, Eric Kivnick; Charles Wood); recorded at SUNY Purchase, 1993-1994; composition year: 1988; time: 5:00

Ralph Samuelson: Three Songs of Shide (Bun-Ching, L.)
The Universal Flute
Innova Recordings/2016
shakuhachi: Ralph Samuelson; kugo harp: Tomoko Sugwara; recorded at EastSide Sound, New York City, 2015; composer: Bun-Ching Lam; composition year: 2; time: 6:26

Karen Gottlieb: Suite for Cello and Harp (L. Harrison)
a. Chorale (1:43)
b. Pastorale (3:12)
c. Interlude (1:14)
d. Aria (5:30)
e. Chorale (1:50)
Music for Harp
Innova Recordings/2015
harp: Karen Gottlieb; cello: Dan Reiter; composer: Lou Harrison; composition year: 1949; recorded in 2014; time: 13:34

Elizabeth Brown: Piranesi
New World Records/2013
(for theremin and string quartet); theremin: Elizabeth Brown; The Momenta Quartet (violins: Annaliessa Place; Sharon Roffman; viola: Stephanie Griffin; cello: Joanne Lin; recorded March 27, 2008, Issue Project Room, Brooklyn; composition year: 2007; time: 13:50

Christopher Shultis: Gesturing Hands
An Illusion of Desire
Neuma Records/2016
theremin: Christopher Shultis; composition year: 1992; time: 7:35

Darren Copeland: They're Trying to Save Themselves
Perdu et Retrouve
empreintes DIGITALes/2007
commissioned by CBC Radio One for the first anniversary of the 9/11 attacks; all sounds sourced from CNN immediately following the bombings of the World Trad Center towers, September 11, 2001; realized at the composer's studio, 2002, premiered on CBC Radio One, 9/11/02; time: 3:53

Daniel Eichenbaum: Car Accident
60 x 60 2004 (various artists)
Capstone Records -- Vox Novus/2004
sound collage: Daniel Eichenbaum; time: 1:00

hour two

Sarah Boothroyd: Power and Freedom
sound collage (recordings of protests, protest marches): Sarah Boothroyd; composition year: 2010; time: 5:40

Coil: Herald
Horse Rotorvator
Some Bizzare/1997 (orig. Force & Form LP/1986)
sound collage (Mexican marching band, crowd noises): John Balance, Peter Christopherson; time: 1:03

Emmanuel Madan: Freedom Highway (excerpt)
Deep Wireless 2 -- Radio Arts Compilation (various artists)
New Adventures in Sound Art/2005
sound collage (Christian radio broadcasts, American religious commentary): Emmanuel Madan; composition year: 2003; time: 6:46

Steven Ricks: Ossifying (Keeping us from...)
Young American Inventions
New Focus Recordings/2015
electroacoustic music; composition year: 2012; time: 3:00

Matthew Burtner and MICE: Sandprints
MICE World Tour
Mobile Interactive Computer Ensemble created by Matthew Burtner; sounds on Sandprints: Microphones in the Nambian Desert, performers whistling; composition year: 2009; time: 6:59

Philip Mantione: Earthquake V2
Philip Mantione/2013
synthesizer, MAX/MSP programming, earthquake data: Philip Mantione; composition year: 2013
time: 10:03

Philip Perkins: Water4
It Gets the Corners
Fun Music/2016
electroacoustic music: Philip Perkins; recorded at the composer's studio, San Francisco; composition years: 2014-2015; time: 2:17

Annea Lockwood: Ear-Walking Woman
Ground of Being
Recital Records/2014
prepared piano with amplification: Lois Svard; composition year: 1996; time: 16:56

hour three

Ulrich Krieger: V.
[urban dreamings]
Mode Records/2015
(for church organ with mechanical registers); organ: Johannes Uhle; recorded at Evangelische Stadtkirche Böblingen, Germany, 2001; composition year: 2001; time: 21:00

Sten Hanson: La Ultima Palabra De Amor
Electroacoustic Music by Sten Hanson
Mnémosyne Musique Media/2001
electroacoustic music, tango samples: Sten Hanson; realized at IMEB, Bourges; composition year: 1994; time: 7:40

Robert Scott Thompson: Radiance
In Memoriam János Négyesy
Aucourant Records/2014
electroacoustic music: Robert Scott Thompson; composition year: 2013; time: 16:00

Barney Childs: Any Five
Heaven to Clear when Day did Close
New World Records/2016
flute, piccolo: Nancy Turetzky; bass clarinet, bassoon: Philip Rehfeldt; contrabass: Bertram Turetzky; percussion: Ron George; piano: David Ward-Steinman; recorded at the University of California Redlands, January 2001; composition year: 1965; time: 7:58

George Crumb: The Sleeper
Complete Crumb Edition, Vol. 17
Bridge Records/2016
mezzo-soprano: Ann Crumb; amplified piano: Marcantonio Barone; recorded at Swarthmore College, July 28, 2013; composition year: 1984; time: 4:50

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