Martian Gardens Episode 878

Episode 878
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
March 16, 2017
Contact Max Shea: 
martiangardens@gmail.com
(or just leave a comment below)
Listen: Where and When

Hour I

SET ONE
Lei Liang: The Moon is Following Us
Luminous
New World Records/2016
piano: Alex Karis; recorded at Conrad Prebys Concert Hall, March 15, 2016; composition year: 2015; time: 11:24

Giacinto Scelsi: Quattro Illustrazioni
I. Sheesha-Shayi-Vishnu (3:46)
II. Varaha-Avatara (3:46)
III. Rama-Avatara (con eleganza e seduzione) (2:36)
IV. Krishna-Avatara (calmo, radioso) (4:06)
The Piano Works 3
Mode Records/2006
piano: Aki Takahashi; recorded at Telex Studio, Berlin, Germany, March 17-18, 2005; composition year: 1953; total time: 14:50

SET TWO
Newband: The Waterfall (from Eleven Intrusions) (H. Partch)
Harry Partch/Dean Drummond
Innova Recordings/2001
baritione: Robert Osborne; Partch instruments: Newband; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, November 2000; composition year: 1946; time: 1:15

Stuart Saunders Smith: …As if Time Would Heal by Its Passing
Double Image
11 West Records/2009
marimba: Berndt Thurner; composition year: 1991; time: 7:18

Sascia Pellegrini: Paradox Bagatelles (C. Pepples)
Open Space 35 (Boretz/Pepples/Pellegrini)
Open Space/2017
marimba: Sascia Pellegrini; guzheng zither: Chin King (Paradox Duo); recorded in Hong Kong; composer: Creig Pepples; composition year: 2016; time: 11:11

SINGLE PLAY
Steve Layton:
a. AEIOU (3:17)
b. Box Encounter (1:19)
Found Objects
Steve Layton/2016
found sounds, field recordings, processing: Steve Layton; composition years: a. 2013, b. 2014; total time: 4:36

Hour II

SET THREE
Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet: FreeZzz (A. Brouwer)
Time Signals
Radio Netherlands/2001
(for recorders and electronics); recorders: Daniel Bruggen, Bertho Driever, Paul Leenhouts, Karol Van Steenhoven; recorded at Williborod Studios, Veenendaal, Netherlands, November 22-24, 1999; composer: Anke Brouwer; composition year: 1998; time: 8:28

Monty Adkins & Terri Hron: Saturniid
Lépidoptères (Lepidoptera)
empreintes DIGITALes/2016
(for recorders and electronics); recorders: Terri Hron; realized at the Centre for Research in New Music (CeReNeM) of the University of Huddersfield, UK; premiered at Fuse Art Space, Bradford, UK, February 23, 2016; time: 8:41

Paula Matthusen: Sparrows in Supermarkets
Pieces for People
Innova Recordings/2015
(for soloist and electronics); recorder: Terri Hron; recorded at Wesleyan University; composition year: 2011; time:6:16

SET FOUR
Ilhan Mimaroğlu & Freddie Hubbard: Threnody for Sharon Tate
Sing Me a Song of Songmy
Atlantic-Warner Jazz/2003 (orig. Atlantic LP/1971)
electromagnetic tape, text: Ilhan Mimaroğlu; reciter: Mary Ann Hoxworth; trumpet, flugelhorn: Freddie Hubbard; tenor saxophone: Junior Cook; piano: Kenny Barron; drums: Louis Hayes; bass: Art Booth; string orchestra directed by Gene Orlo and Selwart Clarke; Barnard-Columbia Chorus directed by Daniel Paget; Hammond organ, conductor: Arif Martin; Freddie Hubbard and his Quintet recorded at Regent Sound Studios, New York City; tape and processed soounds recorded at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center; summer 1970; time: 2:02

Benjamin D. Whiting: Under Lock and Key
Transient Images (various artists)
Electroacoustic compositions by graduate Composers at the Experimental
Music Studios at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
U. of Il. School of Music/2015
electroacoustic music on two channels of fixed media; composition year: 2014; time: 6:07

Salvatore Martirano: Four not Two
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 22
A Salvatore Martirano Retrospective 1962-1992
Centaur Records/1995
(for the yahaSALmaMAC MIDI orchestra); Sound and Logic computer program (SAL), DX7 keyboard: Salvatore Martirano; Zeta violin: Dorothy Martirano; recorded live at New Music America, Philadelphia, October 10, 1987; composition year: 1987; time: 12:44

SINGLE PLAY
Mari Kimura: Frevo (E. Gismonti)
Voyage Apollonian
Innova Recordings/2017
violin, interactive computer: Mari Kimura; composer: Egberto Gismonti; composition year: c. 1978; arr. Mari Kimura; time: 5:25

Hour III

SINGLE PLAY
Michael Byron: The Pure of Heart
The Celebration
New World Records/2017
baritone: Thomas Buckner; texts: Anne Tardos; Flux Quartet (violins: Tom Chiu, Conrad Harris; viola: Max Mandel; cello: Felix Fan); piano: Joseph Kubera; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, June 1-2, 2016; composition year: 2013; time: 13:11

SET FIVE
André Hamel + Le Nef:
a. Nouvelle esquisse (2:15)
b. Genèse (5:07)
c. Chasse (5:24)
Les musicques d’Urnos
Ambiances Magnetiques/2017
Le Nef (voice, percussion: Frédérike Bédard; voice, percussion, ocarina, Urnosian instruments; percussion: Patrick Graham; Urnosian instruments, bagpipes: Élise Guay; Urnosian instruments, shawm: Pierre Langevin; voice, Urnosian instruments, ocarina, death whistle; percussion: Liette Remon); composer: André Hamel; recorded at Usine C studio and Studio 270, Montreal, 2004-2016; time: 12:45

Judy Dunaway: For Balloon and String Quartet, Second Movement
Mother of Balloon Music
Innova Recordings/2006
balloon: Judy Dunaway; Flux Quartet (violins: Tom Chiu, Conrad Harris; viola: Max Mandel; cello: Felix Fan); recorded at Spin, Brooklyn, New York, composition year: 2001; time: 8:43

SET SIX
Guy Klucevsek: Ice Flowers
Teetering on the Verge of Normalcy
Starkland/2016
accordion: Guy Klucevsek; recorded at WNYC, March 15, 2015; time: 3:24

Cluster & Eno: Schöne Hände
Old Land
Relativity/1986
synthesizers, electronics: Dieter Moebius, Hans-Joachim Roedelius, Brian Eno; recorded at Conny Plank’s Studio, Cologne, Germany, June 1977; time: 3:03

R. Weis: Under Underworld
Mystery of the Egg
R. Weis/1994
sampler, electronics: R. Weis; recorded at the composer’s studio, Pittsburgh; time: 5:32

Ikue Mori:
a. Civitella Daze (3:30)
b. Kismet (3:23)
Labyrinth
Tzadik/2001
computer, drum machine: Ikue Mori; recorded in Brooklyn, December 2000; time: 5:25

— FIN —

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