Sunday, September 11, 2011

Martian Gardens for 09/11/2011

WMUA FM 91.1
Amherst, Mass. 01003
live webcast

Sundays 21:00--24:00 EDT
Host: Max Shea
online playlists: Martian Gardens blog

Program for September 11, 2011

Roland Auzet: Rebonds A & B (I. Xenakis)
a. Rebonds B
b. Revonds A

Mode Records/2008
recorded at IRCAM, Théâtre de Chaville, La Muse en Circuit, Paris

Pauline Oliveros: St. George and the Dragon (excerpt)
St. George and the Dragon/In Memoriam Mr. Whitney
Mode Records/1991
accordion: P.Oliveros; recorded at the Pomfret Chapel, The Pomfret School, Pomfret, Connecticut, 3/10/91

Frances White: Walk Through "Resonant Landscape" No. 2
Centre Bridge -- Electroacoustic Works
Mode Records/2007

The above three pieces will be performed at the
Mode Records Concert Series at the Stone
September 16-30
Located at the corner of Avenue C and 2nd Street, NYC

Darren Copeland: They're Trying to Save Themselves
Lost and Found
empreintes DIGITALes/2007
commissioned by CBC Radio One for the first anniversary of the 9/11 attacks; all sounds sourced from CNN immediately following the bombings of the World Trad Center towers, September 11, 2001; realized at the composer's studio, 2002, premiered on CBC Radio One, 9/11/02

Robert Normandeau: Chorus
a. Overture
b. Judaism
c. Christianity
d. Islam
e. War
f. Pain
g. Peace

empreintes DIGITALes/2005
dedicated to the victims of September 11, 2001; realized at the composer's studio, 2002, premiered on 7/13/02 during the Festival de musiques sacrées (Fribourg, Switzerland)

Alice Shields: Shenandoah --
Opening - Percussion - Senegalese Man - Percussion - Mennonite Woman - Percussion - Mixtec Indians - Percussion - Ukrainian Man - Percussion - Food - Percussion - Songs - Percussion - Ending
Shenandoah -- Three Electronic Works
Albany Records/2004
interviews recorded in the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, 2001; percussion sampled from Indian and Middle Eastern instruments; created in the immediate aftermath of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001; commissioned by the School of Theatre and Dance of James Madison University for choreographer Mark Taylor; premiered at James Madison University, Harrison, Virginia, March 21-23, 2002

Sarah Boothroyd: Forest to Desert
Deep Wireless 6 -- Radio Art Compilation
New Adventures in Sound Art/2009

Alvin Curran: Endangered Species
Lost Marbles
Disklavier, samples, synthesizers: A. Curran

Robert Scott Thompson: Illusion of Orderly Progress
Blue Day
Auccourant Records/2000

Polly Moller: Cold Blood
60 x 60 2004-2005 (various artists)
Vox Novus/2007
voice, text: P. Moller

Read Miller: The Blueprint of a Promise
The Complete 10 Inch Series from Cold Blue (various artists)
Cold Blue Music/2003
voice, text, electronics: R. Miller; recorded at College Street Studio, Redlands, California, 4/01/81

Yasunao Tone: Geography and Music
Music for Merce (various artists)
New World Records/2010
voices: John Cage, Takehisa Kosugi; piano: David Tudor; qin (guqin): Martin Kalve; Chinese text reader: Yoshiharu Suenobu; texts extracted from geography sections of ancient Chinese encyclopedias; recorded in Lueven, Belgium, 10/20/83 for the dance "Roadrunners" (1979), The Merce Cunningham Dance Company

John Eaton: Blind Man's Cry
First Performances -- The Syn-Ket and Moog Synthesizer in the 1960s
Electronic Music Foundation/2009
soprano: Michiko Hirayama; text: Tristan Corbiere; Syn-Ket: J. Eaton; Jaye Williams: Moog synthesizer; tapes, mixing: Wilson Allen

Noah Creshevsky: et puis (excerpt 1)
Hyperrealism in Music -- Electroacoustic Music by Noah Creshevsky 1992-2005*
Noa Creshevsky/2005
*unreleased; full version of et puis released on the CD Who on Centaur Records

Carey Nutman: Land Below the Wind - part 6
Land Below the Wind
MPS Music & Video/2011


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