Martian Gardens Episode 871

Host: Max Shea
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Length: Two hours

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Hour I

for Pauline…
Mary Simoni: Oliveros Remembrance
electroacoustic music featuring the voice of Pauline Oliveros; composition year: 2016; time: 2:50

Pauline Oliveros: In Memoriam: Nikola Tesla, Cosmic Engineer
Music for Merce (1952-2009) (various artists)
New World Records/2009
live electronics, voices, acoustical-space-sound activators: John Cage, Gordon Mumma, Jean Rigg, David Tudor; recorded on tour 1972 for the dance “Canfield” (1969), The Merce Cunningham Dance Company; composition year: 1969; excerpt time: 9:44 

Larry Austin: RomaDue
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 35–
Ottuplo! Larry Austin: The Eighth Decade
Centaur Records/2006
Roma Due: sounds and Movements for improvisation ensemble, dancers, and tape; realized 1965 at the American Academy in Rome; revised 1996 at gaLarry, Denton, Texas; composition years: 1965, 1997; time: 9:42

Dennis Báthory-Kitsz: Graffiti — A New Year’s Celebration for Noah
We Are All Mozart Project
electroacoustic music featuring the voice of Noah Creshevsky; composition year: 2007; time: 4:00

Noah Creshevsky: Sequenza (for trombone)
To Know and Not to Know
electroacoustic music: Noah Creshevsky; trombone samples: Monique Buzzarté; composition year: 2004; time: 6:07

Luciano Berio: Sequenza V (for trombone)
Complete Sequenzas, Alternate Sequenzas, & Solo Works
Mode Records/2006
trombone: Stuart Dempster; recorded at Greenlake Presbyterian Church, Seattle, November 24, 1995; composition year: 1965; time: 5:02

Hans Tutschku: Klaviersammlung (Piano Collection)
empreintes DIGITALes/2015
electroacoustic music: Hans Tutschku; sound source: the piano collect at the University of Cologne, Department of Musicology; realized at the Harvard University Studio for Electroacoustic Music, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2011; premiered at the University of Cologne Music Hall, October 28, 2011; time: 9:53

Ivan Tcherepnin: Overture: P’tite P’tite
Flores Musicales/Five Songs/Santur Live!
CRI/1995 (orig. LP/1982)
oboe: Peggy Pearson; violin: Wilma Smith; electronics, organ, psaltery; recorded at the Harvard University Electronic Music Studio, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1981; composition year: 1979; time: 5:56

Hour II

Tod Dockstader: Traveling Music
tape music (sound sources: gong, switch arc [multiplied into antiphonal rhythms with tape-echo] test generator, metal plate, metal bowl, jet plane, voice, hollow tube, adhesive tape); composition year: 1960; time: 9:08

Lydia Kavina: Free Music #1 (P. Grainger)
Music from the Ether (various composers)
Mode Records/1999
(for four theremins); theremins: Lydia Kavina; recorded at Baby Monster Studios, New York City, May 31, 1997; composer: Percy Grainger; composition year: 1936; time: 1:22

Nicolás Suárez Eyzaguirre: Chica Aruma
Desde El Otro Lado — Electroacoustic Music from Latin America (various artists)
O.O. Discs/1998
text edition, sound manipulation (based on an exploration of the language of the Aymara people indigenous to the Andes region of Bolivia), Macintosh computer, percussion module: Nicolás Suárez Eyzaguirre; produced at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center, New York City; composition year: 1994; time: 4:25

R. Weis: Casserole & Singing Bowl
Excitable Audible
R. Weis/2011
sampler (sound sources: glass casserole lid rocking on ceramic casserole, Tibetan singing bowl, blowing over plastic bottles): Robert Weis; recorded at the composer’s studio, Pittsburgh, time: 3:49

Tim Brady & Bradyworks: The Twelve (from Revolutionary Songs)
Revolutionary Songs (Remastered)
CD-R/2009 (orig. Justin Time/1996)
Bradyworks (guitar, live electronics: Tim Brady; saxophones: André Laroux; percussion: Marie-Josée Simard; piano: Louise-Andrée Baril; cello: Gordon Cleland; soprano: Nathalie Paulin; text: Alexander Blok [“The Twelve“]); recorded at Silent Sound Studios, Montreal, December 1995, January 1996; remastered at the composer’s studio, Montreal, 2009; composition year: 1993; time: 10:07

George Crumb: An Idyll for the Misbegotten
Complete Crumb Edition Volume 17
Bridge Records/2015
flute: Rachel Rudich; percussion: David Colson, Paul Herrick, A.J. Matthews; recorded at California State University Chico, November 18, 2002; composition year: 1986 (An Idyll for the Misbegotten — Images III); time: 11:43

Glenn Kotche:
a. The Haunted Dance (The Haunted, Movement 1) (5:34)
b. Anomaly, Movement 1 (2:32)
Cantaloupe Records/2014
a. piano: Lisa Kaplan, Yvonne Lam; percussion: Matthew Duvall, Doug Perkins; recorded at Ganz Hall, Music Institute of Chicago; b. The Kronos Quartet (violins, percussion: David Harrington, John Sherba; viola, percussion: Hank Dutt; cello, percussion: Jeffrey Zeigler) drum kit, acoustic and electronic percussion: Glenn Kotche); recorded at The Loft, Chicago; total time: 8:06

Hour III

Ben Johnston: A Mouse and a frog (from Parable)
MicroFest Records/2014
voice: Karen Clark; violin: Sarah Thornblade; clarinet: Jim Sullivan; text: Rumi; recorded at Architecture Studio, Los Angeles, June 26, 2012; composition year: 2000; time: 5:32

Paul Des Marais: Seasons of the Mind
a. #1 In Tyme…(3:42)
b. #4 O when you were little (3:13)
Open Space 28 — Vocal and Piano Music of Paul Des Marais
Open Space/2012
(for SATB, piano [4 hands], celesta); UCLA Madrigal Singers, conductor: Donn Weiss; texts: #1. Giles Fletcher the Elder; #2: Theodore Roethke; composition year: 1981; total time: 6:55

Eleonore Oppenheim:: La Isla Magica (A. Negron)
Innova Recordings/2016
bass, voice, electronics: Eleanore Oppenheim; composer: Angelica Negron; time: 4:57

Kronos Quartet: Sunrise of the Planetary Dream Collector (T. Riley)
Sunrise of the Planetary Dream Collector
Kronos Quartet (violins: David Harrington, John Sherba; viola: Hank Dutt; cello: Sunny Yang); composer: Terry Riley; composition year: 1980; Recorded at Skywalker Sound, Marin County, December 2014; time: 12:30

Michael Harrison: Harmonic Constellations
a. The Spaceship (descending) 2:33
b. The Romantic Constellation (trapezoid) 2:57
c. The Magic Constellation (descending) 1:31
d. The Romantic Constellation (descending) 1:53
e. The Harmonic Opening Constellation (ascending and descending) 3:26
f. The Spaceship (ascending) 3:40
g. The Cross: The Harmonic Opening Constellation (ascending) and the Magic Constellation (descending) 4:11
Harmonic Constellations
New World Records/2016
(commissioned by Mari Kimura: for multitracked violins and computer generated sine tines); violin: Mari Kimura; recorded at Harvestworks Media, New York City, April 2016; total time: 20:00

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