Martian Gardens Episode 888

Episode 888
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
June 8, 2017
Contact Max Shea: 
martiangardens@gmail.com
(or just leave a comment below)
Listen: Where and When

Hour I

SET ONE
Laurie Anderson: The Ouija Board
In Our Sleep (maxi-single)
Warner Bros./1995
voice, words, music: Laurie Anderson; time: 3:43

Laurie Anderson: Another Day in America
Homeland
Nonesuch/2010
vocals, percussion, violin, keyboards, essay: Laurie Anderson; viola: Eyvind Kang; percussion, drums: Ben Wittman; bass: Skúli Sverrisson; background vocals: Antony; recorded in New York City, 2010; time: 11:24

Laurie Anderson: In Our Sleep (Trance Mix)
In Our Sleep (maxi-single)
Warner Bros./1995
voices, words: Laurie Anderson, Lou Reed; bagpipes: Joe O’Carroll; electric bass: Fernando Sanders; drum programming: Fred Jorio; time: 3:51

In celebration of Laurie Anderson‘s 70th birthday (b. June 5, 1947)

SET TWO
Maggi Payne: Apparent Horizon
Arctic Winds
Innova Recordings/2010
outer space manned craft and satellite transmissions, short wave radio signals, environmental sounds, processing: Maggi Payne; composition year: 1996; time: 11:52

Natasha Barrett: Sub Terra Cycle: Kongsberg Silver Mines
Bouteilles de Klein
empreintes DIGITALes/2010
electroacoustic music on 4 / 6 / 8-track tape; recorded on the miner’s train in the disused tunnels of Kongsberg Silver Mines, Buskerud County, Norway; composition years: 2007-2008; time: 7:16

SET THREE
Chris Brown: 7-6-5-4
Six Primes
New World Records/2016
piano: Chris Brown; recorded at Littlefield Concert Hall, Mills College, Oakland, 2016; composition year: 2014; time: 6:55

James Tenney: Music for Player Piano
Selected Works 1961-1969
New World Records/2003
piano rolls: James Tenney; digitally recorded using Tenney’s rolls by  John Oswald and Marvin Green, Toronto; composition years: 1963-1964; time: 5:48

SINGLE PLAY
Dick Mills: Martian March Past
BBC Radiophonic Workshop — A Retrospective (various artists)
BBC Music/2008
electronics: Dick Mills; composition year: 1973; time: 0:28

Hour II

SINGLE PLAY
Deep Listening Band: Hi Bali, Hi
Sanctuary
Mode Records/1995
trombones, didjeridu, garden hose: Stuart Dempster; just tuned accordion, electronics: Pauline Oliveros; organ, overtone flutes, electronics: David Gamper; Expanded Instrument System; recorded at Trinity Methodist Church, Kingston, New York; 1994; composition year: 1994; time: 10:42

SINGLE PLAY
Shirish Korde: Drowned Woman of the Sky
a. Drowned Woman of the Sky (3:56)
b. Veracruz (They Reach the Gulf of Mexico) [1519] (5:00)
c. Alone in the Wilderness (Elegy) (3:28)
d. Only Death (9:18)
Music Text (various artists)
Capstone Records/1999
soprano: Elizabeth Keusch; The New England Conservatory Contemporary Ensemble, conductor: John Heiss;  cellos: Ruti Machnai, Siguergeir Agnarsson, Tahirah Whittington; percussion: Christopher Dechiara, John Spirtas; texts: Pablo Neruda; composition year: 1996; time: 21:23

SET FOUR
Luigi Nono: Epitaffio No. 1 — España en el corazón
a. Tarde (3:35)
b. La Guerra (1936) (4:23)
c. Casida de la rosa)
Como Una Ola De Fuerza Y Luz / Epitaffio 1 & 3
Berlin Classics/1994 (orig. Eterna LP/1977)
soprano and speaker: Roswitha Trexler; baritone and speaker: Werner Haseleu; Rundfunkchor & Rundfunk-Sinfonie Orchester Leipzig, director: Horst Neumann; texts: a, c. Federico Garcia Lorca; b. Pablo Neruda; recorded at Paul-Garhardt-Kirche, Leipzeig, July 1976; composition years: 1952-1953; time: 10:38

George Crumb: selections from Ancient Voices of Children
a. Todas las tardes en Granada, todas las tardes se muere un niño (2:53)
b. Ghost Dance (2:08)
c. Se ha llenado de luces mi corazón de seda (7:08)
The Complete Crumb Edition Volume 9
Bridge Records/2005
soprano: Tony Arnold; oboe: Kathryn Dupuy Cooper; mandolin: David Starobin; musical saw: Dale Stuckenbruck; harp: Courtney Hershey Bress; piano: Susan Grace; percussion: John Kinzie, Mark Foster, William Hill; conductor: David Colson; texts: Federico García Lorca; composition year: 1970; total selections time: 12:07

Hour III

SET FIVE
J.K. Randall: notebook A
1. rock&roll (2:01)
2. symphonies (1:46)
3. choir (1:21)
4. hardscrabble (1:51)
ars antiqua/a garland of midi
Open Space/2008
computer music: J.K. Randall; composition year: 2004; time: 7:00

David Jaffe & Andrew Schloss: Wildlife
a. Sonata “sacre” (2:43)
b. The Most Religious (4:04)
c. Reverse Orbits (4:17)
d. Oracular and Prophetic (4:31)
e. Edible Trance (7:01)
CDCM Computer Music Volume 15 (various artists)
Music for the Mathews/Boie Radio Drum and Radio Baton
Centaur Records/1994
Zeta (electric) violin: David Jaffe; Radio Drum: Andrew Schloss; a-d. recorded at Stanford University; e. recorded at Princeton University; composition year: 1992; total time: 22:36

SET SIX
The Hub: Perry Mason in East Germany (J. Bischoff)
Boundary Layer
Tzadik Records/2008
computer network: John Bischoff, Tim Perkis, Mark Trayle; recorded circa 1986; time: 5:13

Tod Dockstader: Four Telemetry Studies
a. No. 1 (3:00)
b. No. 2 (2:04)
c. No. 3 (3:30)
d. No. 4 (3:55)
Apocalypse
Starkland/1993
tape music sourced from three rewired audio test generators; composition year: 1965; time: 13:14

SINGLE PLAY
J.K. Randall: BOBFEST (Exs. D 4&5)
I. Silent as a mirror is believed/Realities plunge in space by (6:01)
II. It is to be learned — /This leaving and this burning (4:07)
III. Until the bright logic is won/Unwhistering as a mirror/is believed (2:59)
Robert Morris at 70 (various artists)
Open Space/2014
computer music: J.K. Randall; titles drawn from Hart Crane’s “Legend,” composition year: 2014; total time: 13:07

— FIN —

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