Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Martian Gardens Episode 862 (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 28, 2016

Webcast: Fridays 3:00 a.m. -- 5: a.m. EDT
Webcast date: October 28, 2016

WMNB-LP 107.1 FM
North Adams, Mass.
Thursdays 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast/Broadcast date: October 27, 2016

Podcast: Download at your convenience!
Latest upload: October 22, 2016
Length: Three hours

hour one

Otto Luening: Fantasy in Space
Pioneers of Electronic Music (various artists)
New World Records/2006 (orig. CRI/1991)
created at the home of Henry Cowell, Woodstock, NY, 1952; time: 2:51

Beatriz Ferreyra: Les chemins du vent des glaces (Path of the icy wind)
Les Saisons (GMEB 1972 -- IMEB 2002) [various artists]
Mnémosyne Musique Media/2002
electroacoustic music realized at IMEB, Bourges, France, 2002; time: 11:00

Jon Christopher Nelson: Flights of Fancy
Electroacoustic Works
for tape and fireworks; composition year: 1999; premiered at the Murcheson Performing Arts Complex, University of North Texast, Denton, February 20, 1999; time: 6:46

Leopoldo La Rosa: Andes No. 1 (fragment)
Tensions at the Edge (various artists)
New Music from Peru (1948-1979)
Pogus Productions/2012
(for orchestra); National Symphony Orchestra, conductor: Leopoldo La Rosa; premiered in Lima, 1970; composition year: 1969; time: 4:17

Roxanne Turcotte: Poussière d’étoiles (Stardust)
a. Regard étoilé [Starry Look] (3:25)
b. Regard intérieur [Inner Look] (3:51)
c. Regard en voyage [Travelling Look] (2:09)
empreintes DIGITALes/2003
electroacoustic music on stereo tape; realized at the composer’s studio (Productions RTM), Montreal, 2002, with the help of the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec. It was premiered on the composer’s website, June 2002; total time: 9:23

Triple Point: Morphotropic
Pogus Productions/2014
instruments, electronics: Pauline Oliveros, Jonas Braasch, Doug Van Noort; recorded at EMPAC, Troy, New York, August 2012; time: 3:28

Joane Hétu: La Territoire
La Femme territoire ou 21 fragments d’humus
Ambiances Magnétiques/2012
conductor, voice, objects, melodica: Joane Hétu; voice, objects: Susanna Hood; accordion, voice: Alice Tougas St-Jak; voice, flutes, alto saxophone, keyboards, objects: Jean Derome; percussions, objects, voice: Isaiah Ceccarelli; text (b): Joane Hétu; recorded at Studio 270, Montreal, 2012

Tom Hamilton: Girnar
Pieces for Kohn/Formal & Informal Music
Kvist Records/2009
electronics: Tom Hamilton; recorded at Professional Artist Recordings, St. Louis, 1975; time: 7:23

hour two

Carey Nutman: Slow Flight Over the Aletsch Glacier
Rivers Run Through It
MPS Music & Video/2016
electroacoustic music: Carey Nutman; time: 14:23

Phil Kline: The Housatonic at Henry Street
Around the World in a Daze
electronica + boombox orchestra: Phil Kline; time: 4:46

Shartse College of Ganden Monastery: Kabsumpa --
The Three Occasions, Tribute to Buddha by Tsongkhapa
Tibetan Buddhism
Bridge Records/1989
Shartse College of Ganden Monastery, chant master: Ven. Lobsang Tenzin; recorded at Shartse Dratsang, Ganden Monastery, Mundgod, Karnataka, South India, February 1987; time: 9:02

Miya Masaoka: The Long Road
Triangle of Resistance
Innova Recordings/2016
violins: Jennifer Choi, Esther Nah; viola: David Wallace; cello: Alex Waterman; percussion, Buddhist prayer singing bowls, gongs, taiko, changgu: Satoshi Takeishi; koto: Miya Masaoka; analog modular synthesizer: Ben Vida; conductor: Richard Carrick; recorded at the Roulette, Brooklyn, New York, November 17, 2013; time: 12:23

John Cage:
a. Souvenir (6:50)
b. Chester L.M. (1:09)
The Works for Organ
Mode Records/2013
pipe organ: Gary Verkade; recorded at the Nederluleå Church, Gammelstad, Luleå, Sweden, 2007; a. composition year: 1983; b. from "Some of 'The Harmony of Maine,'" composer: Supply Belcher, arr. John Cage (1978); total selections time: 8:00

hour three

Walter Zimmermann: 10 Fränkische Tänze
Songs of Innocence & Experience
Mode Records/2012
(sublimated for string quartet); string quartet/drone quartet: Sonar Quartett (violins: Suanne Zapf, Kirsten Harms; viola: Nikolaus Schlierf; cello: Cosima Gerhardt); recorded at Siemens-Villa Berlin-Lankowitz, Germany, February 2011; composition year: 1977; time: 12:56

Robert Carl: The Geography of Loss
a. Anxiety Overture (1:49)
b. Chorale 1 (1:32)
c. Portrait 1/Chorale 2a/Portrait 2/Chorale 2b (3:53)
d. Fear No (5:27)
e. Last Words (3:51)
f. Chorale 3 (1:35)
g. Double Portrait (1:41)
h. Going Solo (6:02)
The Geography of Loss
New World Records/2016
KHORIKOS ensemble, conductor: Jesse Mark Peckham; recorded at the Shrine Church of St. Anthony of Padua, New York City, March 9, 2013; composition year: 2010; texts: Robert A. Carl; William Shakespeare, "Cymbeline," Act IV, Scne II; total time: 25:51

Gunther Schuller: Concerto No. 2 (for contrabass tuba and orchestra)
I. Adagio (4:04)
II. Allegro moderato (3:33)
III. Adagio (Arioso) (4:02)
IV. Molto moderato; Allegro energico (7:24)
Transformations (various composers)
Bridge Records/2016
tuba: Aaron Tindall; Ithaca College Symphony Orchestra, conductor: Jeffrey Meyer; recorded at Ford Hall, Ithaca College, New York, November 2014; composition year: 2008; total time: 19:04

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