Martian Gardens Episode 880

Episode 880
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
April 6, 2017
Contact Max Shea: 
martiangardens@gmail.com
(or just leave a comment below)
Listen: Where and When

Hour I

SET ONE
Antonio Russek: Time is Money
Obra Reunida
Antonio Russek/2015
electroacoustic music: Antonio Russek; composition years: 1988-1989; time: 7:31

Gilles Gobeil: Les lointains noirs et rouges
Les lointains
empreintes DIGITALes/2015
electroacoustic music: Gilles Gobeil; sound sources recorded in and around the apartment of Folkmar Hein, Berlin; composition years: 2008 – 2009; time: 10:44

Tod Dockstader: Creek Bells
From the Archives
Starkland/2016
fixed media: Tod Dockstader; composition year: 2007; time: 3:18

SET TWO
Flo Menezes: Contextrures 1 (Hommage a Berio)
Studio Für Elektronische Musik – CD 8 (various artists)
Musikhochschule Köln/2005
electroacoustic music: Flo Menezes; realized at the Studio für elektronische Musik der Musikhochschule Köln; composition years: 1988-1989; time: 8:21

Jorge Antunes: selections from Le Roi D’une Seule Note
a. Scene One (4:56)
b. Scene Two (5:14)
2 Mini-Operas for Children
Sistrum/1996
Grupo Antunes Ópera de Câmara, director: Jorge Antunes; recorded in Brazilia; composition year: 1991; total time: 10:10

SINGLE PLAY
Julio Estrada: eua’on’ome
CCMIX Paris — Xenakis/UPIC/Continuum (various artists)
Mode Records/2001
(composition for digitized voice transcribed for orchestra); SWF Orchestra of Baden-Baden; conductor: Olaf Henzold; composition years: 1980, 1995; time: 10:42

Hour II

SET THREE
Lukas Foss: Fantasy Rondo
Americans in Rome (various artists)
Music by Fellows of the American Academy in Rome
Bridge Records/2008
piano: Donald Berman; composed during Lukas Foss’ residence at the American Academy in Rome, 1950-1951; time: 9:30

Lukas Foss: Fragments of Archilochos
Echoi/The Fragments of Archilochos/Non-Improvisation
EMF/1998
Crane Collegiate Singers, director: Brock McElheran; speakers: Miriam Abramowitsch, Melvin Strauss; text: Archilochus; mandolin: Oswald Rantucci, guitar: Jonathan Marcus; percussion: Jan Williams, Edward Burnham, Lynn Harbold; recorded at SUNY Potsdam, 1968; composition year: 1967; time: 10:15

SET FOUR
Robert Scott Thompson: Flora of Fynbos
Repeated by Dreams
Aucourant Records/2014
computer/electroacoustic music: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at the composer’s studio, Roswell, Georgia; composition year: 2014; time: 14:43

Jürgen Bräuninger: ilathi
Southern Cones — Music out of Africa and South America (various artists)
EMF — Leonardo Music Journal/2000
umakhweyana (South African music bow): Angelo Impey; vocals: Beki Nkala; text: Temba Qabula, “Amahlath Amnyama ase Afrika (Dark Forest of Africa); electronics, processing: Jürgen Bräuninger; recorded at Gerald Lapierre Studio, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa; composition years: 1999-2000; time: 4:30

Musci-Venosta: Keep Tree Funeral March
A Noise, A Sound
ReR Megacorp/1992
harmonicas, vocals: Roberto Zanesi; sound engineering, vocals: Marco Vecchi; monkeys, jaguars, and clarinets recorded in Amazônia, Brazil; recorded and mixed at FX Studios, Milan, Italy, 1991-1992; time: 2:51

Brian Eno and David Byrne: A Secret Life
My Life in the Bush of Ghosts
Nonesuch Records/2006 (orig. Virgin LP/1981)
sampled voice: Samira Tawfik; percussion, synthesizers, treatments; Brian Eno, David Byrne; recorded 1979; time: 2:30

SINGLE PLAY
Thanassis Rikakis: Song of the Tree, Part 1
ElectroAcoustic Music VII (various artists)
Neuma Records/2006
Zen bell, sound filtration, sound processing: Thanassis Rikakis; recorded at the Columbia University Computer Music Center; composition year: 2000; time: 5:43

Hour III

SET FIVE
Quattro Mani: Quiet Music (F. Lerdahl)
Lounge Lizards (various composers)
Bridge Records/2017
pianos: Quattro Mani (Steven Beck, Susan Grace); recorded at Packard Recital Hall, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, October 2015; composer: Fred Lerdahl; composition years: 1994, 2001; time: 13:28

Morton Feldman: Extensions 3
Aki Takahashi Plays Morton Feldman
Mode Records/1996
piano: Aki Takahashi; recorded at SUNY Purchase, December 1995; composition year: 1953; time: 6:43

SET SIX
Sascia Pellegrini: A Postcard for George Quasha at 70 (B. Boretz)
Sascia Pellegrini Plays Music by Benjamin Boretz, Craig Pepples, and Sascia Pellegrini
Open Space/2017
vibraphone: Sascia Pellegrini; recorded in Hong Kong; composer: Benjamin Boretz; composition year: 2012; time: 3:22

David Saperstein: For Milton
Milton Babbitt — A Composers’ Memorial (various artists)
Open Space/2012
vibraphone: Peter Jarvis; composition year: 2012; 6:33

New Jersey Percussion Ensemble: Antiphonies for Percussion (D. Saperstein)
Percussion Music (various composers)
Nonesuch Records/1992 (orig. LP/1974)
New Jersey Percussion Ensemble, conductor: Raymond DesRoches; composer: David Saperstein; composition year: 1972; time: 5:47

Edgard Varèse: Ionisation
The Varèse Album
Wounded Bird Records (orig. Columbia Masterworks LP/1972)
(for 13 percussionists); Columbia Symphony Orchestra, conductor: Robert Craft; composition year: 1929-1931; time: 4:50

SET SEVEN
Christine Groult: Pierres Cantabiles
La Condition Captive
trAce Label/2007
fixed media: Christine Groult; composition year: 2004; time: 9:54

Philip Perkins: pno girl 2
It Gets the Corners — Still alive in the studio 2014-16
Fun Music/2016
found sounds, fixed media: Philip Perkins; recorded in the composer’s studio, San Francisco; time: 3:16

— FIN —

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