Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Martian Gardens Episode 864 (November 2016)

Host: Max Shea 
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WXOJ-LP 103.3 FM
Valley Free Radio
Northampton, Mass.
Fridays Noon -- 2:00 p.m. EST
Webcast/Broadcast date: November 11, 2016
Length: Two hours

Webcast: Fridays 3:00 a.m. -- 5: a.m. EST
Webcast date: November 11, 2016
Length: Two hours

WMNB-LP 107.1 FM
North Adams, Mass.
Thursdays 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. EST
Webcast/Broadcast date: November 10, 2016
Length: Three hours

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Latest upload: November 9, 2016
Length: Three hours


Hour I

György Ligeti: Continuum für Cembalo
(Six Works by Ligeti)
harpsichord: Antoinette Vischer; composition year: 1968; time: 3:26

Gérard Grisey: Talea
Ensemble Dal Niente (flutes: Emma Hospelhorn; clarinets: Katie Schoepfin; violin: Ming Huan Xu; cello: Chris Wild; piano: Winston Choi); recorded at Western Michigan University, March 18, 2015; composition year: 1986; time: 18:12

Joel Gressel: Is it Serious?
Milton Babbitt -- A Composers' Memorial (various composers)
Open Space/2012
computer music: Joel Gressel; composition year: 2010; time: 9:58

Robert Morris: Odds and Ends (I & II)
Milton Babbitt -- A Composers' Memorial (various composers)
Open Space/2012
piano: Ashlee Mack; composition year: 1996; time: 3:30

J.C. Combs: The De-evolution of Adam & Eve
Bats in the Belfry -- 18 Bagatelles
electric piano roll: J.C. Combs; composition year: 2009; time: 3:22

Noah Creshevsky: Talea
Man & Superman
Centaur Records/1992
electroacoustic music: Noah Creshevsky; composition year: 1991; time: 8:15

Roland Auzet: Mecano 1 (P. Jodlowski)
Percussion (s) (various composers)
Mode Records/2008
percussion, machines: Roland Auzet; recorded at IRCAM, Théâtre de Chaville, La Muse en Circuit, Paris; composer: Pierre Jodlowski; composition year: 2004; time: 6:37 

Hour II

Carey Nutman: Colour Variations 1
Rivers Run Through It
MPS Music & Video/2016
electroacoustic music: Carey Nutman; composition year: 2016; time: 3:30

Matthew Burtner: Anemoi
MICE World Tour
Mobile Interactive Computer Ensemble created by Matthew Burtner; cello: Zoe Kinney; soprano saxophone: M. Burtner; voice: W. Aniseh Khan Burtner; texts: Anaximenes of Miletus, Democritus, Aristotle, Theophrastus of Eresus, Titus Lucretius; real-time wind performance in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean; composition year: 2009; time: 5:11

Laurie Anderson: The Bardo
Heart of a Dog
voice, words, music: Laurie Anderson; recorded in New York City, 2015; time: 8:24

Triple Point: Several Other Notions
Pogus Productions/2014
instruments, electronics: Pauline Oliveros, Jonas Braasch, Doug Van Noort; recorded at EMPAC, Troy, New York, August 2012; time: 3:18

Michael Vincent Waller: Anthems
The South Shore
XI Records/2015
cello: Christine Kim; piano: Yael Manor; recorded at Oktaven Studios, Yonkers; composition year: 2014; time: 2:31

Meredith Monk: Water/Sky Rant
On Behalf of Nature
voice: Meredith Monk; E-flat clarinet, Macauan bird calls, Burmese whistles, sallow flute: Bohdan Hilash; prepared vibraphone, cuica drum: John Hollenbeck; keyboard, violin: Allison Sniffin; harp: Laura Sherman; composition year: 2013; recorded at Avatar Studios, New York City, June 2015; time: 5:48

Karen Gottlieb: In a Landscape (J. Cage)
Music for Harp
Innova Recordings/2015
harp: Karen Gottlieb; recorded 2014; composer: John Cage; composition year: 1949; time: 7:23

Musicians of Burma: Chauk Lon Bat Let Swan Bya
Improvisation on Chauk Lon Bat Drums
White Elephants and Golden Ducks
chauk lon bat, siwa, cymbals; recorded at Khin Sabe Oo Studios, Rangoon, Burma, November 1996; time: 5:01

DuoJalal: Lamentatio (G. Sollima)
Shadow & Light -- The Rumi Experience
Bridge Records/2016
viola: Kathryn Lockwood; percussion: Yousif Sheronick; composer: Giovanni Sollima; recorded at Kaleidoscope Sound, Union City, New Jersey, composition year: 1998; time: 8:43 

Hour III

John Gibson: Day Trip
Innova Recordings/2016
electroacoustic music: John Gibson (source materials: field recordings of Chinatown, New York City); composition year: 2000; time: 8:52

Jon Gibson: Return (Return)
Relative Calm
New World Records/2016
saxophone: Jon Gibson; keyboards: Joseph Kubera; percussion: David Van Tieghem; recorded at Big Apple Recording Studio, New York City, 1980-1981; composition years: 1980, 1981; time: 16:54

George Todd: Romance
Green Ideas Furiously Asleep
Synclavier: George Todd; composition year: 1987; time: 8:29

Philip Glass: Spaceship
Einstein on the Beach
solo voice: Kristin Norderval; flute: Jon Gibson; tenor saxophone: Richard Peck; bass clarinet: Andrew Sterman; violin: Gregory Fulkerson; keyboard: Michael Riesman; chorus; recorded at Looking Glass Studios, New York City, 1993; time: 12:51

John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine
The Minimalists (various composers)
Mode Records/2009
Orkest de Volharding, conductor: Jussi Jaatinen; percussion: Tatiana Koleva; bass clarinet: Fie Schouten; clarinet: Dominique Zwartelé; arr. Anthony Fiumara; recorded at MCO Studios in Hilversum, The Netherlands, April 2009; composition year: 1986; time: 4:07

"Blue" Gene Tyranny: Decertified Highway of Dreams II
Go, Blue
O.O. Discs/2000
Digital Music Ensemble of the University of Michigan; (soloists -- electric bassoon: Steve Newton, electric flute: Jessica Johnson), conductor: Stephen Rush; recorded at Ann Arbor, 2000; composer: BGT; composition year: 2000; time: 3:43 

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