Martian Gardens Episode 874

Host: Max Shea
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Length: Three hours

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Hour I

Tod Dockstader: Apocalypse
a. Part 1 (3:06)
b. Part 2 (2:02)
c. Part 3 (4:59)
d. Part 4 (8:49)
musique concrete: Tod Dockstader; recorded at the composer’s studio, 1961; composition year: 1961; total time: 19:11

Anatoly Pereslegin:
a. Turn thee unto me (Psalm 25:16) 6:28
b. The secret of the LORD is with them that fear him (Psalm 25:14) 2:48
Fastgod: e-psalms
Electroshock Records/2002
electroacoustics: Anatoly Pereslegin; cello: Alexander Zagorinskiy; tenor: Ivan Jmaev; baritone: Yuriy Valenkov; other voices: Alexander Shaverdyan, Ruben Gasparyan; recorded in Moscow, 2001; total selections time: 9:16

Philip Glass: Prophecies
Koyaanisqatsi — Life out of Balance
(for chorus, wind ensemble, organ, and cello [see link]); The Western Wind Vocal Ensemble; The Philip Glass Ensemble, recorded RCA, Greene St. Recording, and RPM Sound studios, New York City; composition year: 1983; time: 8:11

László Hortobágyi: Mirage ’88
TAransreplica Meccano — Annals of the Gayan Utterjak Society
Staalplaat/1991 (orig. LP Hungaropop/1989)
computers, samples, synthesizers: László Hortobágyi; strings: Nora Hortobágyi; composition year: 1988; time: 3:50

Francis Dhomont: Le cri du choucas (the Jackdaw’s call) (opening selections)
a. Entr’ouverture (1:57)
b. La loi (4:28)
c. La colonie pénitentiaire (4:37)
Le cri du Choucas
empreintes DIGITALes/2016
electroacoustic music realized at the composer’s studio, Avignon, France; text: Franz Kafka; premiered at L’Espace du son 2014: Création mondiale de Francis Dhomont, Théâtre Marni, Brussels, October 15, 2014; composition year: 2014; total selections time: 11:01

Hour II

Alvin Lucier: Two Circles
Two Circles
Mode Records/2016
(for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, and pure wave oscillators); Alter Ego ensemble; recorded at Studio Acusticum, Piteå, Sweden; composition year: 2012; time: 18:18

Lei Liang: Verge Quartet
New World Records/2016
Formosa Quartet (violins: Jasmine Lin, Wayne Lee; viola: Che-Yen Chen; cello: Deborah Pae); recorded at Conrad Prebys Hall, University of California San Diego, April 19, 2016; composition year: 2013; time: 11:42

Per Nørgård: Quartetto Breve (String Quartet No. 1)
I. Lento, poco rubato (3:38)
II. Allegro risoluto (3:38)
Danish String Quartet (various composers)
ECM New Series/2016
Danish String Quartet (violins: Run Tonsgaard Sorensen, Frederik Øland; viola: Asbjørn Nørgaard; cello: Fredrik Schøyen Sjölin); recorded at the concert hall in Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz, Germany; May 2015; composition year: 1952; total time: 7:15

Ursula Mamlok: Fünf Phantasiestücke
I. Unruhig (1:00)
II. Schwebend (1:51)
III. Munter (0:56)
IV. Wie im Traum (2:50)
V. Spielerisch (1:20)
Ursula Mamlok, Volume 5
Bridge Records/2016
oboe: Heinz Holliger; violin: Hanna Weimeister; viola: Jurg Dahler; cello: Daniel Haefliger; recorded at Radio Zurich, Switzerland, May 2014; composition years: 2012, 2013; total time: 6:57

Arie Shapira: String Quartet Etc.
Different Compositions 1967–2003
Arie Shapira/2004
Israeli Sting Quartet for Contemporary Music; recorded at Hecht Auditorium, Haifa University, Haifa, Israel, December 2, 2003; composition year: 1997; time: 7:39

Hour III

John Oliver: Trope 2 — Speak/Ghost Sutra
a. Elegy I (6:21)
b. Elegy II (4:31)
c. Elegy III (5:43)
d. Ghost Sutra (1:55)
Flight 182 Meditations
voice, texts: Renee Sarojini Saklikar; computer, processing: John Oliver; composition year: 2015; total selections time: 18:30

Laurie Anderson: Dark Angel
Life on a String
Nonesuch Records/2001
vocal, lyrics: Laurie Anderson; string arrangements, keyboards, conductor: Van Dyke Parks; with orchestra; time: 3:23

Mary Simoni: Giggles
(for soprano, piano, bass, mandolin, synthesizer, drums); recorded in Ann Arbor, Michigan, April 2011; performance: Kimberley Dolanski, Jeremy Edwards, Tim Flood, Mary Simoni; composition year: 2011; time: 3:18

Reconnaissance Fly: Electric Rock Like a Cat
Cage Flower Futures
Edgetone Records/2014
voice, flute, guitar: Polly Moller; keyboards: Amanda Chaudhary; clarinet, bass clarinet, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone: Rich Lesnick; bass guitar, electronics: Tim Walters; drums: Larry the O; recorded in San Francisco; time: 2:39

Charles Amirkhanian: Church Car, Version 2
Mental Radio
voices: Charles Amirkhanian, Anthony J. Gnazzo; recorded at California State University, Hayward, 1980; time: 3:00

Robert Morris: Strange Flowers, Occasional Storms
Robert Morris at 70 (various artists)
Open Space/2014
piano: Zuzanna Szewczyk Kwon; recorded at the Eastman School of Music; March 29, 2010; composition year: 2008; time: 14:40

Rémy Bélanger de Beauport:
a. Kokosberge (4:34)
b. Liturgie d’Implosion (2:13)
Ambiances Magnetiques/2016
cello, prepared cello: Rémy Bélanger de Beauport; recorded at Wave Akademie für Digitale Medien, Berlin, 2016; total time: 6:47

John Link: Clarinet Fantasy
60 x 60 2004-2005 (various artists)
Vox Novus/2006
clarinet samples, two channel audio: John Link; composition year: 2005 time: 1:00

Daphne Oram & Desmond Briscoe: The Ocean
BBC Radiophonic Workshop — A Retrospective (various artists)
BBC Music/2008
tapes, processing: Daphne Oram, Desmond Briscoe; composition year: 1958; time: 1:05

— FIN —

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