Martian Gardens Episode 884

Episode 884
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
May 4, 2017
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Listen: Where and When

Hour I

Robert Scott Thompson Magiae Naturalis
Of Natural Magic and The Breathing of Trees
Aucourant Records/2017
(for 8-channels of fixed media); realized at the composer’s studio, Roswell, Georgia; time: 9:51

David Rosenboom: Initial State
Systems of Judgment — CDCM Computer Music Series Vol. 4
Centaur Records/1989
violin, keyboards, sampled sounds: David Rosenboom; recorded at the Center for Contemporary Music, Mills College, 1987-1989; time: 8:54

Sascia Pellegrini: Alchemical Studies I & II (C. Pepples)
Sascia Pellegrini Plays Music by Boretz, Pepples, an Pellegrini
Open Space/2017
piano, vibraphone, processing: Sascia Pellegrini; composer: Craig Pepples; composition year: 2014; time: 12:15

Stuart Saunders Smith: Wind in the Channel
Wind in the Channel
O.O. Discs/1997
tenor recorder, voice, percussion: Julia Whybron; recorded at Studio 508, University of Maryland Baltimore County; composition year: 1994; time: 5:03

Jane Rigler: Undertow (Internally Rarefied, index 2)
Neuma Records/2015
inside piano: Janet Feder; alto flute: Jane Rigler; recorded at Immersive Studios, Boulder, Colorado, 2013-2014; time: 4:56

Pete Stollery: Shortstuff
Sonic Art from Aberdeen, Glasgow, Huddersfield, and Newcastle (various artists)
MPS Music & Video/2000
(for fixed media); realized at the Electroacoustic Music Studio, Northern College, Aberdeen, Scotland, 1993; time: 9:40

Hour II

John King: Humayun — Nuris
Free Palestine
New World Records/2017
The Secret Quartet (violins: Cornelius Dufallo, Jennifer Choi; viola: Ljova Zhurbin; cello: Yves Dharamraj); recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, June 9-10, 2016; composition years: 2013, 2014;  time: 7:30

Cornelius Dufallo: Naiad
Dream Streets
Innova Recordings/2009
violin, electronics: Cornelius Dufallo; recorded at BiCoastal Studios, Ossing, New York; time: 5:38

Mari Kimura: Coisa Feita (J. Bosco)
Voyage Apollonian
Innova Recordings/2017
violin, interactive computer, arrangement: Mari Kimura; composer: João Bosco; time: 3:18

James Correa: Cubist Portrait of Porto Alegre City
James Correa/2012
violin: Carmelo De Los Santos; piano: Catarina Leite Dominici; composition year: 1994; time: 3:03

Gerard Pape: Funeral Sentences I-V
Ascension to Purgatory
Mode Records/2006
(for percussion, two sopranos, voices, computer); percussion: Roland Auzet; sopranos: Janet Pape, Armelle Oriux; conductor: Alan Bancquart; recorded at La Muse en Circuit, Alfortville, France; Stochos programming: Sinan Bakesoy; recorded at CCMIX, Paris; composition year: 1998; time: 17:18

Tim Brady/Bradyworks: Madrid — Prelude: El Sagador (Songs from the Spanish Civil War)
Three Cities in the Life of Dr. Norman Bethune
Ambiances Magnetiques/2005
violin: Clemens Merkel, Nadia Francavilla; viola: Stéphanie Bozzini; fixed media: Tim Brady; recorded at Studio 12, Radio-Canada, and Bradyworks Studio, Montreal, 2005; time: 3:34

James O’Callaghan: Isomorphic
Espaces tautologiques
empreintes DIGITALes/2016
electroacoustic music realized at the composer’s studio, and PRIM studio, Montreal; premiered at Suoni Per Il Popolo festival, Montreal, June 18, 2015; mastered by Dominic Bassal in Montreal, 2016; composition years: 2011-2014; time: 9:58

Hour III

Paul Lansky: Travel Diary
I. Leaving Home (5:01)
II. Cruising Speed (4:14)
III. Lost in Philly (3:50)
IV. Arrived, Phone Home (6:25)
Contemplating Weather
Bridge Records/2015
(for two percussionists); The Meehan/Perkins Duo (percussion: Todd Meehan/Doug Perkins); recorded at the Glennis McRary Music Building, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, January 8, 2010; composition year: 2007; excerpts time: 19:33

Steven Ricks: Stilling
Young American Inventions
New Focus Recordings/2015
(for solo piano); piano: Keith Kirchoff; recorded at de Jong Concert Hall, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, July 26, 2011; composition years: 1997, revised 2011; time: 5:22

Miwako Abe/Michael Kieran Harvey: Movement in E-major for John Cage (L. Polansky)
Works for Violin by Antheil/Beyer/Cowell/Dodge/Crawford/D. Mahler/Polanksy/Wolpe
New World Records/2006
violin: Miwako Abe; piano: Michael Kieran Harvey; composer: Larry Polansky; recorded at Iwaki Auditorium, ABC Centre Southbank, Melbourne, Australia, August 2005; composition years: 1975, revised 1996; time: 5:53

Larry Polansky: The Casten Variations
Artifact Recordings/2002
piano: Sarah Cahill; composition years: 1993, 1994; time: 3:37

Mel Powell: Computer Prelude
Six Recent Works
Music Masters/1988
computer processing: Mel Powell; composition year: 1988; time: 2:24

Guy Klucevsek:
a. Roundabout Now (2:32)
b. Little Big Top (In memory of Nino Rota) (2:24)
Teetering on the Verge of Normalcy
a. piano: Alan Bern; b. bass clarinet: Michael Lowenstern, accordion: Guy Klucevsek, electric bass: Pete Donovan, drums: Barbara Merjan; recorded at Jack Kilgore Sound and Recording, New York City, Spring 2015; total time: 4:56

James Mobberley: Spontaneous Combustion
Music of James Mobberley
(for saxophone and fixed media); saxophone: Timothy Timmons; composition year: 1991; time: 9:01

— FIN —


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