Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Martian Gardens Episode 867 (December 1-2, 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: December 2, 2016
Length: Two hours


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Webcast December 2, 2016
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North Adams, Mass.
Thursdays 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. EST
Webcast/Broadcast date: December 1, 2016
Length: Three hours

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Occidental, CA
Biweekly, Mondays 11:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. PST
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Hour I

Pauline Oliveros: Bye Bye Butterfly
Women in Electronic Music 1977 (various artists)
New Music for Electronic and Recorded Media
New World Records/1997 (orig. 1750 Arch LP/1977)
(for electronics and phonograph record); recorded at the San Francisco Tape Music Center, 1965; time: 8:08

Pauline Oliveros:
a. Procession/Peregrinacion (10:35)
b. Ghosting/Relaciones (2:25)
Deep Listening/1998
accordion, Expanded Instrument System: Pauline Oliveros; djembe, EIS; voice, EIS: Julie Lyon Rose; choreographer: Paula Josa-Jones; commissioned by Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors and the US/Mexico Fund for Culture; total selections time: 13:00

In Memory of Pauline Oliveros (May 30, 1932 -- November 24, 2016), part one of a six-part tribute.

Gerard Pape: Deux Chimères I -- El Desdichado
Lux Fugit
reciter: Michel de Maulne; text: Gerard de Nerval; soprano: Olga Krashenko; recorder: Robin Troman; flute: Erik Drischer; recorded in Paris, 2012; composition year: 2006; time: 8:19

a. Un étendard multicolore (5:05)
b. Nous étions la (1:59)
Où est-il donc ce rêve?
Ambiances Magnetiques/2016
Joker -- voices: Marie-Neige Besner, Isaiah Ceccarelli, Gabriel Dharmoo, Jean Derome, Gerarldine Eguiluz, Eric Forget, Lori Freedman, Kathy Kennedy, Diane Labrosse, Elizabeth Lima, Alexandre St-Onge, Ida Torntato; narration, ambient sounds: Michel F. Côté; director, compositions, texts: Joane Hétu; recorded December 12, 2014, Studio 270, Montreal; total selections time: 7:04

Vladimir Ussachevsky: selections from Suite from No Exit
a. Part 5 (1:41)
b. Part 6 (2:42)
Film Music
New World Records/1990
tape and computer music: Vladimir Ussachevsky; recorded at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center, 1962; total selections time: 4:11

Alvin Lucier: Arrows
from Three Translations of the Works of Maurizio Mochetti
Two Circles
Mode Records/2016
(for alto flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and piano); Alter Ego -- flute: Manuel Zurria; clarinet: Paolo Ravaglia; violin: Aldo Campagnari; cello: Francesco Dillon; piano: Oscar Pizzo); recorded at Studio Acusticum, Piteå, Sweden, composition year: 2008; time: 10:01

Hour II

Iannis Xenakis: La Déesse Athena
Volume 3 -- Xenakis & Varese
Mode Records/1997
(for baritone, percussion solo, and chamber orchestra; text: Aeschylus -- Eumenides); baritone: Philip Larson; soloist: Timothy Adams; Carnegie-Mellon Philharmonic, conductor: Juan Pablo Izquierdo; recorded in Pittsburgh, April 1996; composition year: 1992; time: 7:55

Åke Parmerud: Necropolis -- City of the Dead
empreintes DIGITALes/2016
(electroacoustic music on 8-track tape); realized in 2011 at the studio of the GRM, Paris, premiered at the Auditorium Saint-Germain of the Maison des pratiques artistiques amateurs, September 23, 2011; time: 13:45

Jonty Harrison: Going/Places (Parts 1-5)
a. Railway Stations in Florence, Pisa, Rome, and Castlefiorentino (4:59)
b. Crickets on the Red Ocean Road, Victoria; events in Red Center and Queensland (3:05)
c. Buskers in Jemaa-el-Fnaa, Marrakech, Morocco (1:16)
d. SkyRail passing over birds in tropical canopy, Queensland (0:52)
e. Wind, tourists, and arctic birds, Snæfellsnes peninsula, Iceland (1:50)
empreintes DIGITALes/2015
electroacoustic music on 32-track tape; premiered at hcmf// 2015: 16. Jonty Harrison, Phipps Concert Hall, University of Huddersfield, UK, November 25, 2015; total selections time: 12:02

Coil: Going Up
The Ape of Naples
Threshold House/2006
vocals: François Testory, Jhonn Balance; keyboards: Thighpaulsandra (Timothy Lewis); synthesizer: Ossian Brown; marimba: Tom Edwards; hurdy-gurdy: Cliff Stapleton; original composition/lyrics: David Croft/Ronnie Hazlehurst (theme from "Are You Being Served?"); time: 8:30

Tod Dockstader: Chinese Morf
From the Archives
electronic sounds from the archives of Tod Dockstader; recorded in 2007; time: 2:39

Tod Dockstader: Two Moons of Quatermass
a. First Moon (4:17)
b. Second Moon (4:37)
Water Music/Quatermass
electronic music: Tod Dockstader; composition year: 1964; total time: 8:53

David Toop: A Second Nature
Museum of Fruit (Architettura Series Volume 3)
Caipirinha Productions/1999
synthesizers, electronics, keyboards, flutes, percussion: David Toop; recorded in London, Fall 1998; time: 041

Hour III

Rune Lindblad: Evening
Death of the Moon -- Electronic & Concrète Music (1953-1960)
Pogus Productions/1997
electronic music recorded at the composer's studio, Gothenberg, Sweden; composition year: 1956; time: 8:11

Walter Ruttmann: Weekend
An Anthology of Noise & Electronic Music [various artists]
first a-chronology 1921-2001
Sub Rosa/2001
sound collage via Tri-Ergon processing: Walter Ruttman; presented in Berlin, June 13, 1930; composition year: 1930; time: 11:10

Miya Masaoka: The Clattering of Life
The 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: 19:57

Jin Hi Kim: Dancing in the Deep Blue Sea
Jin Hi Kim's Sound Universe
Living Tones/2009
komungo: Jin Hi Kim; daxophone: Hans Reichel; accordion: Rudiger Carl; performed for Hans Reichel's Stadtsparkasse Award Ceremony, Wuppertal, Germany; time: 9:45

Paul Lansky: from Threads
a. Prelude (Aria I) (2:54)
b. Recitative I (1:57)
Textures & Threads
Bridge Records/2014
(for four percussionists); percussion 1: Gwendolyn Burgett; percussion 2: Svet Stoyanov; percussion 3: Ian Rosenbaum; percussion 4: Ayano Kataoka; recorded at Sprague Hall, Yale University, May 21 & 22, 2012; composition year: 2005; total excerpts time: 7:52 

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