Martian Gardens Episode 894

Episode 894
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
July 27, 2017
Contact Max Shea: 
martiangardens@gmail.com
(or just leave a comment below)
Listen: Where and When

Hour I

SET ONE
Fred Lerdahl: Episodes and Refrains
Volume Five
Bridge Records/2017
Windscape (flute: Tara Helen O’Connor, oboe: Randall Harris, clarinet: Alan R. Kay, bassoon: Frank Morelli, David Jolley: French horn; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, March 17, 2016; composition year: 1982; time: 12:31

Edward T. Cone:
a. Nightingales (from Philomela) (5:06)
b. Wind and Tree (from New Weather) (1:47)
Music of Edward T. Cone
CRI/1997
soprano: Mimmi Fulmer; flute: Jayn Rosenfeld; viola: Scott Rawls; piano: Jeffrey Farrington; texts: a. Robert Bridges; b. Paul Muldoon; recorded at Taplin Hall, Princeton University, November 12-13, 1994; composition years: a. 1954-1970; b. 1993; total time: 6:53

SET TWO
Ruth Lomon: The Sunflower
Ruth Lomon at 80
Neuma Records/2011
mezzo soprano: Pamela Dellal; viola: Noralee Walker; text: William Blake; recorded at the Women’s Studies Research Center, Brandeis University, November 14, 2010; time: 1:09

Sylvia Smith: Forever and Sunsmell (J. Cage)
The Year Begins to be Ripe
11 West Records/2008
voice: Christie Finn; Chinese tom-toms: Sylvia Smith; Ayano Kataoka: Chinese cymbal; text: e.e. cummings; recorded at the University of Baltimore County; composer: John Cage; composition year: 1942; time: 5:27

Morton Feldman: Four Songs to e.e. cummings
a. !blac  (0:41)
b. air (0:32)
c. (sitting in a tree-) (1:17)
d. moan (0:42)
Voices and Instruments (Feldman, Vol. 5)
Mode Records/2002
members of The Barton Workshop — soprano: Claron McFadden; piano: Frank Denyer; cello: John Addison; texts: e.e. cummings; recorded in The Netherlands 1998-2000; composition year: 1951; total time: 3:05

SET THREE
Kenneth Meyer: Drei Tentos (H.W. Henze)
a. du schönes Bächlein (2:23)
b. Es findet das Aug’oft (1:28)
c. Sohn Laios (2:17)
Draw the Strings Tight
Innova Recordings/2017
guitar: Kenneth Meyer; composer: Hans Werner Henze; composition year: 1958; total time: 6:08

Trevor Babb: Trail (P. Kerekes)
Warmth
Innova Recordings/2017
guitar: Trevor Babb; composer: Paul Kerekes; composition year: unknown; recorded in New Haven, Connecticut; time: 10:14

Lou Harrison: Beverly’s Troubadour Piece
Serenado
New Albion Records/2003
guitar: William Tanenbaum; finger cymbals, sistra: William Winant; drums: Scott Evans; composition years: 1967; time: 1:27

Hour 2

SET FOUR
Robert Scott Thompson: Every Something is an Echo of Nothing
Natural Magic and the Breathing of Trees
Aucourant Records/2017
electroacoustic music: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at the composer’s studio, Roswell, Georgia; composition year: 2017; time: 4:32

Annette Vande Gorne: Folie de Vincent: Crise
Exils
empreintes DIGITALes/2008
electroacoustic music: Annette Vande Gorne; realized in Belgium, 1983; time: 5:27

Antonio Russek: Babel de Neuvo 1
Obra Reunida (DVD)
CMMAS/2015
electroacoustic music on 6 channels of fixed media: Antonio Russek; realized at Mexican Center for Music and Sonic Arts, Morelia, Michoacán; composition year: 1998; time: 8:03

SET FIVE
Lee Noyes & J.C. Combs: Clear Night Sky
Confessions of a Deviant Machine
Con-V Edition/2011
percussion, prepared piano, electronics, processing: Lee Noyes; electronics, piano, processing: J.C. Combs; recorded in Dunedin, Arizona, and Seattle, Washington, 2009-2011; time: 1:44

Scott Smallwood: Night Walk
Desert Winds — Six Windblown Sound Pieces and Other Works
Deep Listening/2002
field recordings, processing: Scott Smallwood; recorded at Wendover Air Base, Tooele County, Utah; mastered at the Deep Listening Institute, Troy, New York, 2002; time: 7:12

Allen Strange: Return to Misty Magic Land
60 x 60 2004-2005 (various artists)
Vox Novus/2005
electroacoustic music: Allen Strange; composition year: 2004; time: 1:00

SET SIX
Walter Zimmermann: Ursache und Vorwitz
Schatten der Ideen
Mode Records/2003
performed by the Ensemble Recherche (with electronic tape); recorded at Hans Rosbaud Studio, Baden Baden, May 1998; composition years: 1993-1994; time: 8:03

Florent Ghys:
a. Division par zéro dépassement de cap (5:38)
b. Lemon Cake 3 (3:20)
Baroque Tardif
Cantaloupe Music/2011
double bass, electric bass, guitars, pianino, voice: Florent Ghys; female voice on b:  Lisa Diez; recorded in Bordeaux, France, 2007-2010; total time: 8:58

Michael Vincent Waller: Dreaming Cadenza
Trajectories
Recital Records/2017
piano: R. Andrew Lee; cello: Seth Parker Woods; composition year: 2016; time: 4:33

Hour 3

SET SEVEN
Paul Chihara: Ellington Fantasy
I. I’m Beginning to See the Light (2:16)
II. Sophisticated Lady (5:54)
III. Take the A Train (3:25)
Take the A Train (Paul Chihara, Vol. 3)
Bridge Records/2017
Lark Quartet (violins: Maria Bachmann, Deborah Buck; viola: Kathryn Lockwood; cello: Astrid Schween); recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, May 31, 2013; composition year: 1982; total time: 11:35

Donal Fox: Jazz Set with T.T.*
Gone City
New World Records/1997
saxophone: Oliver Lake; piano: Donal Fox; recorded at the African Meeting House, Boston, November 1991; composition year: 1991; time: 7:41
*T.T. (Twelve Tone)

SET EIGHT
Fish Love That: Those Cows They Never Came Home (T. Reynolds)
Neil B. Rolnick’s Fish Love That
Deep Listening/2002
violin: Todd Reynolds; tenor saxophone, flute, bass flute: Andrew Sterman; trumpet: Ron Horton; keyboards: Neil Rolnick; bass: Steve Rust; drums: Dean Sharp; Recorded at Levon Helm’s Studio, Woodstock, New York, January 1998; time: 6:31

Steven Mackey: San Francisco
Banana/Dump Truck
Albany Records/2005
cello: Fred Sherry; guitar: Steven Mackey; recorded at Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University, October 2001; composition year: 1995; time: 6:18

Roger Kleier: Chambers Street
Deep Night, Deep Autumn
Starkland/2001
electric guitar: Roger Kleier; keyboards: Annie Gosfield; recorded at Harvestworks/Studio PASS, New York City, December 1998; composition year: 1998; time: 4:59

Eliot Britton: Metatron 1 (1920) — Gatsbytron
Metatron
Ambiances Magnétiques/2016
Architek Percussion (percussion, drums, electronics: Ben Duinker, Mark Morton, Ben Reimer, Alessandro Valliante), with guests on percussion and electronics: Zachary Hale, Christian Smith; recorded at MMR, McGill University, Montreal, February 14, 2014; time: 8:01

SINGLE PLAY
Craig Pepples: Paradox Bagatelles
Sascia Pellegrini Plays Music by Benjamin Boretz, Craig Pepples, and Sascia Pellegrini
Open Space/2017
xylophone, piano strings: Craig Pepples; recorded in Hong Kong; composition year: 2016; time: 11:11 (abridged on the Valley Free Radio and Global Community Radio broadcasts, August 4, 2017)

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