Thursday, November 24, 2016

Martian Gardens Episode 866 (November 24-25, 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 25, 2016
Length: Two hours


Webcast: Fridays 3:00 a.m. -- 5: a.m. EST
Webcast date: November 25, 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 24, 2016
Length: Three hours

KOWS 107.3 FM
Occidental, CA
Biweekly, Mondays 11:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. PST
Next Webcast/Broadcast: December 5, 2016
Length: One hour

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


Hour I

Eric Lyon: Liberation #1
Ex Cathedra
Centaur Records/2004
computer music, sampling, processing: Eric Lyon; composition year: 2003; time: 9:11

Neil Rolnick: WakeUp
Ex Machina
Innova Recordings/2016
laptop computer, sampling, processing: Neil Rolnick; composition year: 2013; time: 11:49

Jorge Antunes: Vivaldia MCMLXXV
Works by Jorge Antunes eo GeMUnB
UnB Discos/2002
GeMUnB (Group of Musical Experimentation of the University of Brasilia) -- voice: Laura Conde; flute: Geraldo Moreira; English horn/French horn: Raimundo Martins; viola: Fernando: Vasques; cello: Jorge Armando Nunes; piano: Mariuga Lisbôa Antunes; dancer: Maria Salma; magnetic tape, conductor: Jorge Antunes; recorded at University of Brasilia, 1975; composition year: 1975; time: 21:18

Barney Childs: Music for Bass Drum
Heaven to clear when day did close
New World Records/2016
(for single bass drum manually percussed by three players); bass drum: Ron George, Chris Corman, Blake Van Vilet; recorded at the University of Redlands, Redlands, California, January 2001; composition year: 1964; time: 3:41

Joseph Bertolozzi: Evening Harmonies
Tower Music
Bertolozzi Plays the Eiffel Tower
Innova Recordings/2015
percussion, samples: Joseph Bertolozzi (samples from The Audio Library of the Eiffel Tower, Paris), composition year: 2014; time: 2:45

Fred Frith: Trains & Boats & Planes (Bacharach/David)*
Snapshots, Postcards, Messages, and Miniatures 1987-2001 
ReR Megacorp/2003
(composition: Burt Bacharach/Hal David, published 1965); guitar, percussion, piano, keyboards, noises, voice: Fred Firth; recorded 1996 for the release "Great Jewish Music: Burt Bacharach," Tzadik Records; time: 5:07

Hour II

Jean-Claude Risset: Mutations
FM synthesis realized at Bell Laboratories; composition year: 1969; time: 10:31

In memory of Jean-Claude Risset (March 18, 1938 -- November 21, 2016)

Christian Bouchard: Trois Miniatures en Suite
a. Sacréboules (Holy Balls!) (3:26)
b. The Point of View of the Parking Meter (2:51)
c. Tonicity (3:52)
empreintes DIGITALes/2003
electroacoustic music realized at Conservatoire de musique de Montreal, 1997; premiered at the Concert Hautes Tensions presented by the ACREQ at the Usine C, Montreal, January 29, 1999; total time: 10:09

Alvin Lucier: I Am Sitting in a Room
Two Circles
Mode Records/2016
(for speaking voice and electronics); voice: Alvin Lucier; electronics: Simone Comforti; recorded at Biennale Musica 2012; Teatro alle Tese, Venice, Italy; composition year: 1968 (45-minute version realized at Brandeis University, 1969); time: 18:18

John Bischoff: Local Color
Audio Combine
New World Records/2012
electroacoustic music: John Bischoff; recorded at Littlefield Concert Hall, Mills College, Oakland, 2010-2011; composition year: 2004; time: 11:47

Brian Belet: An Abstract--Difference
Electroacoustic Music
Kyma programming: Brian Belet; from the Frog Peak Collective Project, 1998; time: 1:00

Hour III

Jon Christopher Nelson: Waves of Refraction
Electroacoustic Works
(for acoustic guitar and tape); guitar: William Buonocore; electroacoustic tape generated at the Florida International University Electronic Music Studio; composition year: 1992; time: 7:56

Tim Brady: Colorless Green Ideas Sleep Furiously
Justin Time Records/1994
electric guitar, live electronics: Tim Brady; recorded at Maison Radio Canada, Montreal, December 1993; composition year: 1993; time: 7:59

Marco Capelli: A Bright Moon Makes a Little Daytime ((N. Didkovsky)
a. Hammertones (3:03)
b. Poker Face Alters (1:51)
c. The Ass's Demise (1:44)
EGP -- Extreme Guitar Project (various composers)
Music from Downtown New York
Mode Records/2006
(for modified acoustic guitar and live electronics); modified acoustic guitar: Marco Capelli; composer: Nick Didkovsky; recorded in New York City, 2005; composition year: 2003 total time: 6:36

Edgard Varèse: Ecuatorial
Works by Carter and Varèse
Sony Classical/1995
(for brass, organ, piano, percussion and theremins); Ensemble InterContemporain; conductor: Pierre Boulez; Chœur de Radio France, director: Jacques Juoinneau; text: Francisco Ximénez (Popol Vuh) ; recorded October 3, 1983, IRCAM, Paris; composition year: 1934; time: 12:04

Tristan Murail: Gondwana
Gondwana/Désintégrations/Time and Again
(for FM synthesis and large orchestra); Orchestre de National France, conductor: Yves Prin; recorded 1980; composition year: 1980; time: 16:36

John Cage: Six Short Inventions for Seven Instruments
The 25-Year Retrospective Concert of the Music of John Cage
Recorded at Town Hall, New York City, May 15, 1958
violin: Anahid Ajemian; violas: Burton Fisch, William Gromko; cello: Joan Brockway; alto flute: Andrew Loyla; trumpet: Melvyn Broiles; clarinet: Albert Kaufman; recorded at Town Hall, New York City, May 15, 1958; composition year: 1934; time: 5:24

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