Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Martian Gardens Episode 865 (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 18, 2016
Length: Two hours

Webcast: Fridays 3:00 a.m. -- 5: a.m. EST
Webcast date: November 18, 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 17, 2016
Length: Three hours

Podcast: Download at your convenience!
Latest upload: November 17, 2016
Length: Three hours


Hour I

Reconnaissance Fly: The Party Constraint
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: 5:24

Nicola Caloia: Condensation
Les Bonnes Histoires
Ambiances Magnetiques/2016
double bass, percussion, drum machine: Nicolas Caloia; piccolo, bass flute, tenor saxophone: Jean Derome; voice: Gabriel Dharmoo; clarinets, bells: Lori Freedman; voice, texts Genevieve LeTarte; recorded in Montreal, July 2015; time: 6:03

Areon Flutes: Dry Wind (from Summer Sketches) (E. Lillios)
Thrive (various composers)
Innova Recordings/2016
Areon Flutes (Jill Heinke Moen, Sasha Louner, Kassey Plaha); recorded at San Francisco Conservatory of Music; composer: Elainie Lillios; composition year: 2013; time: 5:30

Paula Matthusen: Limerence
Pieces for People
Innova Recordings/2015
electronics, processing: Paula Matthusen; banjo: James Moore; mastered at the Vault Recording Studios, New York City,  composition year: 2008; time: 6:14

Meredith Monk:
a. Dark/Light 1 (4:27)
b. High Realm (1:26)
On Behalf of Nature
a. voices: Katie Geissinger, Bruce Rameker, Ellen Fisher, Sidney Chen, Meredith Monk; keyboard, violin: Allison Sniffin; Burmese piccolo, clarinets: Bohdan Hilash; marimba, prepared marimba, prepared vibraphone: John Hollenbeck; b. voices: Katie Geissinger, Ellen Fisher, Bruce Raemker, Allison Sniffin; violin: Allen Sniffin; vibraphone, marimba, toy glockenspiel: John Hollenbeck; recorded at Avatar Studios, New York City, June 2015; total time: 5:53

Roland Dahinden: Lichtweiss 1
Mode Records/2004
vibraphone: Bernd Thurner; recorded at IEM Graz, Austria; composition year: 1999; time: 4:36

Stuart Saunders Smith: Links No. 8 (Witness to 48 Things)
Double Image
11 West Records/2006
vibraphone: Bernd Thurner; flute: Gisela Mashayekhi-Beer; composition years: 1990, 1991; time: 8:51

Jane Rigler: Mukta
Neuma Records/2015
piccolo: Jane Rigler; recorded at Immersive Studios, Boulder, Colorado, 2013, 2014; time: 3:17

Morton Feldman: In Search of an Orchestration
Composition by Numbers -- The Graphic Scores 1950-1967
Mode Records/2005
The Barton Workshop, conductor: Jos Zwananenberg; recorded in the Netherlands, 1993-1994; composition year: 1967; time: 7:44 

Hour II

Philip Perkins: Wreath
It Gets the Corners
Still Alive in the Studio 2014-2016
Fun Music/2016
electronic music, found sounds, processing: Philip Perkins; recorded at the composer's studio, San Francisco; time: 20:14

Robert Scott Thompson: Of Natural Magic and the Breathing of Trees
electroacoustic music: Robert Scott Thompson; composed at the Atlanta Center for the Arts in a residency with Natasha Barrett; recorded at the composer's studio, Roswell, Georgia; composition year: 2016; time: 20:00

Natasha Barrett: Three Fictions (Northern Mix)
a. In the Rain (3:57)
b. Midnight Sun Midday Moon (3:35)
c. Outside the Snow Falls (3:02)
empreintes DIGITALes/2002
electroacoustic music, software programming, field recordings: Natasha Barrett; premiered at Synth├Ęse 2000: Concert, IMEB, Bourges Cher. France, June 2000; revised at the composer's studio, Norway, fall 2000; composition year: 2000; total time: 10:34

Laurie Spiegel:  Hurricane's Eye (Two Archetypes II)
Unseen Worlds
Scarlet Records/1991
Music Mouse, MIDI, FM, DSP, digital processing, digital editing: Laurie Spiegel; composition year: 1990; time: 3:36

Hour III

Jon Gibson: Relative Calm (Rising)
Relative Calm
New World Records/2016
wind instruments, autoharp, keyboards, ambient recordings: 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: 16:58

Philip Glass: Three Truths
1000 Airplane on the Roof
Virgin Records/1989
synthesizer, special effects: Miles Green; keyboards, music director: Martin Goldray; saxophone, flute, wind synthesizer: Jon Gibson, Jack Kripl; saxophones: Richard Peck; vocals: Linda Ronstadt; text: David Henry Hwang; conductor: Michael Riesman; recorded at the Living Room, New York City; composition year: 1988; selection time: 3:52

"Blue" Gene Tyranny: She Wore Red Shoes
Unseen Worlds/2012
piano, electronics: BGT; recorded at the Chapel of the Chimes, Oakland, California, February 20, 2005; composition year: 2004; time: 11:27

Carey Nutman: Wonderful Causing Tears
Rivers Run Through It
MPS Music & Video/2016
piano, electronics: Carey Nutman; recorded at the composer's studio, Houghton-le-Spring, UK; composition year: 2016; time: 8:20

Brian Eno: Pierre in Mist
Nerve Net
Warner Bros/1992
synthesizers, organ, percussion, piano, sound treatments: Brian Eno; recorded in London and Los Angeles; time: 3:47

Jon Christopher Nelson: They Wash Their Ambassadors in Citrus and Fennel
Electroacoustic Works
(for voice and tape); electroacoustic music realized at the Electroacoustic Music Studio of Sweden, Stockholm, fall of 1994; voice: Joan La Barbara; text: Robert Gregory; composition year: 1994; time: 12:51

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