Martian Gardens Episode 879

Episode 879
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
March 23, 2017
Contact Max Shea: 
martiangardens@gmail.com
(or just leave a comment below)
Listen: Where and When

Hour I

SINGLE PLAY
Dan Joseph: Dulcimer Flight (E.I.)
Electroacoustic Works
XI Records/2017
hammer dulcimer, electroacoustic processing: Dan Joseph; recorded at Phill Niblock’s Experimental Intermedia Series, New York City, March 19, 2013; composition years: 1998-present; time: 18:23

SET ONE
Leo Kupper:  Electro-Acoustic Santur
a. Part I (3:54)
b. Part II (2:56)
c. Part III (6:09)
Electro-Acoustic
Pogus Productions/1996
(for 2 santurs, 4 microprocessors, and electronic sounds); santurs, electronics: Leo Kupper, Kyomars Peregalou; composition year: 1989; total time: 13:21

Ernő Király:
a. Perpetuum Mobile (3:05)
b. The Sky (2:25)
The Phoenix
ReR Megacorp/1995
zitherphone, electronics: Ernő Király; total time: 5:30

SET TWO
Francis Dhomont: Inquiétante étrangeté (Strangely Anxious)
Le cri du Choucas (The Jackdaw’s Call)
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: 11:36

Victor Cerullo:
a. Last Scene (1:11)
b. Revelation
Visions
Electroshock Records/2003
electronics, synthesizers: Victor Cerullo; Planet 10 Studio, Mestre, Italy; time: 2:07

Hour II

SET FOUR
Wayne Vitale & Brian Baumbusch: selections from Mikrokosma
I. Feet (1:28)
II. Selendung (6:28)
III. Pomp (7:10)
Mikrokosma
New World Records/2017
Gamelan instruments performed by The Lightbulb Ensemble; recorded at the University of California Santa Cruz, May 27-28, 2016; total selections time: 15:04

Sascia Pelligrini: Musica Ficta
Sascia Pellegrini Plays Music by Boretz, Pepples, and Pellegrini (Open Space 35)
Open Space/2017
piano, marimba: Sascia Pellegrini; recorded in Hong Kong; composition year: 2016; time: 5:06

SET FIVE
Frank Zappa & Ensemble Modern: The Girl in the Magnesium Dress
The Yellow Shark
Barking Pumpkin/1993
Ensemble Modern, conductor: Peter Rundel; arr. Ali N. Askin; recorded in Frankfurt, Germany, September, 1992; composition year: 1984; time: 4:07 (sans applause)

Hat Trick: And Then I Knew ’twas Wind(T. Takemitsu)
Garden of Joy and Sorrows
Bridge Records/2016
Hat Trick (flute: April Clayton; viola: David Wallace; harp: Kristi Shade); recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, December 14-18, 2014; composer: Toru Takemitsu; composition year: 1992; time: 15:24

Toru Takemitsu: Cape Cod (from I Hear the Water Dreaming)
I Hear the Water Dreaming
Deutsche Grammophon/2000
(for flute and orchestra); wooden flute: Patrick Gallois; BBC Symphony Orchestra; recorded at The Warehouse, London, September 1996; composition year: 1987; time: 4:11

SET SIX
Mari Kimura: Kaze (The Wind)
Voyage Apollonian
Innova Recordings/2017
violin, µgic motion sensor, voice, voice processing: Mari Kimura; text: Sei Shōnagon; composition year: 2016; time: 7:15

Tod Dockstader: Whisper Smoothed
From the Archives
Starkland/2016
electronics: Tod Dockstader; composed/recorded: 2008; time: 2:06

Hour III

SINGLE PLAY
Richard Karpen: Elliptic (Strandlines II)
Aperture II//Elliptic
Neuma Records/2016
(for amplified string quartet, dan tranh, dan bau, 6-string classical guitar, Vietnamese electric guitar); performed by the Jack Quartet and the Six Tones; recorded at Meany Studio Theater, University of Washington, Seattle, March 14, 2014; composition year: 2014; time: 27:00

SINGLE PLAY
Iannis Xenakis: Tetras
Complete String Quartets
Mode Records/2009
The JACK Quartet; recorded at WDR studios, Köln, November, 2008; composition year: 1983; time: 17:33

SET SEVEN
Neil Rolnick: O Brother!
Ex Machina
Innova Recordings/2015
folk music mashup via laptop: Neil Rolnick; composition year: 2014; time: 9:38

Roger Kleier: Lodi
Deep Night, Deep Autumn
Starkland/2001
electric guitar, processing: Roger Kleier; time: 4:24

— FIN —

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