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Martian Gardens, August 26, 2016

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hour one

Nick Didkovsky: Ice Cream Time Tango
Ice Cream Time
New World Records/2007
electric guitar, laptop: Nick Didkovsky; sampling: Thomas Dimuzio; saxophones: ARTE Quartett; recorded at SRG (Swiss National Radio) Studio 2, Zürich, September 2006; composition year: 2003; selection time: 4:20

ETHEL: Epic Soda
Innova Recordings/2015
ETHEL string quartet (violins: Kip Jones, Terma Watstein; viola: Ralph Farris; cello: Dorothy Lawson); composer: Dorothy Lawson; recorded at Lavender Bridge Studios, Red Hook, New York, July 2014; time: 4:58

Miranda Cuckson/Blair McMillen: selections from Partita (W. Lutoslawski)
I. Allegro giusto (4:11)
II. Ad libitum (1:10)
violin: Miranda Cuckson; piano: Blair McMillen; recorded at Stelio Molo RSI, Lugano, Switzerland, January 2015: composer: Witold Lutoslawski; composition year: 2014; total selections time: 5:21

Quartetski: selections from Quartetski Does Bartók
a. Gamme pentalonique #78 (1:22)
b. Quatre mélodies à l’unisson (IV) #21 (0:18)
c. Imitation et Inversion #25 (1:47)
d. Répétition #26 (1:07)
Quartetski Does Bartók
Ambiances Magnétiques/2016
Quartetski (electric guitar, melodica: Bernard Falaise; bass clarinette, soprano saxophone, melodica; electric bass, synthesizer: Pierre-Yves Martel; violin: Joshua Zubot; drums: Isaiah Ceccarelli), director: Pierre-Yves Martel; recorded at Studio Resther; Montreal, March 2015; composer: Bela Bartók, "Mikrokosmos"; composition years: 1926-1939; total selections time: 4:34

Robert Carl: Chamber Concerto for Guitar and 10 Instruments
The Calm Bee in the Busy Hive --
I. Building the Hive (8:00)
II. Songs, Dances, and Laments of the Hive (8:16)
The Geography of Loss
New World Records/2016
solo guitar: Christopher Ladd; guitar 2: Don Hartington; vibraphone: Michael Anderson; flute: Michelle Stockman; clarinet: Brian Nekoloff; trumpet: Jess Turner; harp: Haley Hewitt; piano: Cihan Yucel; violin: Gwyneth Haydock; viola: Laura Krentzman; cello: Haeyoon Shin; conductor: Matthew Aubin; recorded at the Hartt School, Hartford, January 19, 2011; composition years: 2009, 2010; total time: 16:16

Jonty Harrison: ReCycle, Part 4 -- Streams
empreintes DIGITALes/2007
(electroacoustic music on 8-track tape); composed at Electroacoustic Music Studios of the University of Birmingham, UK, 1999; premiered at the Sonorities Festival, Belfast, Northern Ireland, May 4, 1999; composition year: 1999 (included as part 4 of the 4 part "ReCycle" cycle, completed 2006, premiered at the Klangfest, Birmingham, UK, May 25, 2007); time: 16:02

Bischoff/Brown/Erbe/Payne: CCM Flotsam #15
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 17 (various artists)
Music from the Center for Contemporary Music (CCM) at Mills College 
Centaur Records/1994
computer music: John Bischoff, Chris Brown, Tom Erbe, Maggi Payne; recorded at CCM, Mills College, Oakland, California, 1993; time: 0:39

hour two

Sten Hanson: Rycyclings
Suite Brasiliera --
a. Apito (1:25)
b. Iemanjá (2:44)
c. Piranha (2:40)
d. Guerra (1:35)
e. Jogo de bicho (2:55)
f. Samba (2:29)
Sten Hanson -- Chrysopée Electronique series
Mnémosyne Musique Media/2001
electroacoustic music realized at IMEB, Bourges, 1993; total time: 13:35

The Har-You Percussion Group: Ngoma
Sounds of the Ghetto Youth
ESP-Disk, Ltd./2009 (orig. ORO LP/1967)
Gordon "Spider" Jones, Myles Matthews, Sam Turner, Billy King, Antonio Santa Cruz; percussion; Antonio Santa Cruz; voice; director: Roger "Montego Joe" Sanders; studio recording, New York City, 1967; time: 5:58

John Cage: Imaginary Landscape No. 4, "March No. 2"
The Works for Percussion I
Mode Records/2011
(for 12 radios, first version); CCM Percussion Ensemble, conductor: James Culley; recorded at Werner Concert Hall, College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati; May 25, 2006; composition year: 1942; time: 4:26

Daniel Koppelman: Quintuple Escapement (W. Kleinsasser)
Escapement (CD/DVD) (various composers)
(for interactive software instrument); MIDI controller, computer: Daniel Koppelman; recorded at Ball State University's Center for Music, Muncie, Indiana, February 2003; composer: William Kleinsasser; time: 5:12

Douglas Doherty: Pacific 462
On the Edge of Chaos
MPS Music & Video/2012
(electroacoustic music); recorded at the University of Birmingham, UK; composition year: 1997; time: 8:50

Paul Koonce: Hothouse
Walkabout & Back
Mode Records/2000
(electroacoustic music); composition year: 1992; time: 8:22

Marvin Johnson: Compendium II
Florida Electroacoustic Music Festival, Volume 1 (various artists)
electroacoustic music realized on the New England Synclavier II at the Electronic Music Studios, University of Alabama, premiered at the 3rd Florida Electroacoustic Music Festival, Gainesville, March 1994; time: 3:19

Frank Zappa: Whatever Happened to All the Fun in the World
Sheikh Yerbouti
Rykodisc/1995 (orig. Zappa LP/1979)
tape collage: Frank Zappa; time: 0:33

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