Martian Gardens Episode 895

Episode 895
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
August 10, 2017
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Listen: Where and When

Hour I

Michael Vincent Waller: Laziness
a. Laziness I (3:34)
b. Laziness II (3:31)
c. Laziness III (1:54)
piano: R. Andrew Lee; cello: Seth Parker Woods; composition year: 2015; total time: 7:00

Hat Trick: Terzettino (T. Dubois)
Garden of Joys 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 2014; composer: Théodore Dubois; composition year: 1905; time: 5:07

Jane Antonia Cornish: Memory of Time
Into Silence
Innova Recordings/2017
violin: Anna Elashvili; cello: Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir, Caitlin Sullivan, Claire Bryant; Hamilton Berry; recorded at Avatar Studios, New York City, dates unknown; time: 6:20

Trevor Babb: Electric Counterpoint (S. Reich)
a. Electric Counterpoint I — Fast (6:52)
b. Electric Counterpoint II — Slow (3:22)
c. Electric Counterpoint III — Fast (4:30)
Innova Recordings/2017
electric guitar: Trevor Babb; composer: Steve Reich; composition year: 1989; total time: 13:44

Larry Polansky: Ensembles of Note
The World’s Longest Melody
New World Records/2010
ZWERM electric guitar quartet; recorded at Champ d’Action, Antwerp, Belgium, December 2008; composition year: 1998; time: 7:32

Steven Ricks: Geometria Situs
Young American Inventions
New Focus Recordings/2015
Hexnut band (mezzo-soprano: Michaela Riener; flutes: Ned McGowan; recorders: Susanna Borsch; trumpet: Anton Weeren; piano: Ere Lievonen); text: Stephen Tuttle; recorded at de Jong Concert Hall, Brigham Young University; September 25, 2013; time: 8:43

Desmond Briscoe & Maggalena Faggandini: Outside
BBC Radiophonic Workshop — A Retrospective (various artists)
BBC Music/2008
tapes, electronics: Desmond Briscoe, Maggalena Faggandini; composition year: 1959; time: 0:36

Hour II

John Cage: Credo in US
The Works for Percussion I
Mode Records/2011
(for percussion quartet and radio or phonograph) Percussion Group Cincinnati recorded at Werner Concert Hall, College Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati, May 26, 2006;Credo in US first version with LP: Dmitri Shostakovitch, Symphony No. 5, New York Philharmonic Orchestra; conductor: Leonard Bernstein; Columbia Records; composition year: 1942; time: 12:58

Eliot Britton: Metatron 4 (1980) — Galvatron
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: 10:03

Paul Lansky: Notjustmoreidlechatter
Electro-Acoustic Music 1 (various artists)
Neuma Records/1990
computer music: Paul Lansky; realized at Princeton University, 1988; time: 7:55

Arie Shapira: Bandi Grosz (Scene 7)
The Kastner Trial
Arie Shapira/1994
[An electronic opera in 13 scenes) electroacoustic music: Arie Shapira;  performers: Gil Alon, Idit Even-Danan, Na’ama Ganot, Zachi Har-Nevo, Arik Lavie, Karen Rosenbaum, Zohar Sheffi; text: transcripts from the Kastner trial; composition year: 1991-1994; scene time: 5:46

Thomas DeLio: To Make/-as/in-
Thomas DeLio/James Dashow
reader: Leslie Scalapino; computer-generated tape: Thomas Delio; text: Leslie Scalapino; composition year: 1996; time: 5:33

Leslie Scalapino: from the Bum Series
reader: Leslie Scalapino; recorded at the Ear Inn, New York City, December 13, 1986; time: 4:52

Françoise Doherty: Windowsill
Deep Wireless 5 — Radio Art Compilation
New Adventures in Sound Art/2008
electronic music, voice: Françoise Doherty; composition year: 1997; time: 1:37

Charles Dodge: Speech Songs — A man sits in the cafeteria
Any Resemblance is Purely Coincidental
New Albion/1992
speech synthesis: Charles Dodge (speech synthesis program created by Dr. Joseph Olive [DARPA]); text: Mark Strand; realized at Bell Telephone Laboratories, 1972; time: 1:25

Hour 3

Brion Gysin: Come to Free the Words
10+2:12 — American Text Sound Pieces (various artists)
Other Minds/2003 (orig. OM LP/1975)
text, recitation, chalk, blackboard: Brion Gysin; composition year: 1962; time: 3:28

Joseph Byrd: Four Sound*Poems
NYC 1960 — 1963
New World Records/2013
speakers: Clarice Jensen, Caroline Shaw, Nadia Sirota; Chris Thompson; recorded at Mission Sound, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, September 2012;  texts and texts-to-phonemes: Joseph Byrd; poems dedicated to: Lucia Dlugoszewski, Judy Winkler, Diane Wakoski, and Charlotte Moorman; composition year: 1962; time: 3:22

Leonard Bernstein: Seven Anniversaries|
a. For Aaron Copland (1:14)
b. For My Sister, Shirley (1:18)
c. In Memoriam: Alfred Eisner (2:05)
d. For Paul Bowles (1:22)
e. In Memoriam: Nathalie Koussevitzky (1:35)
f. For Sergei Koussevitzky (1:45)
g. For William Schuman (0:51)
Complete Solo Works for Piano
Bridge Records/2017
piano: Andrew Cooperstock; recorded at Grusin Recital Hall, University of Colorado, Boulder, August 2015; composition years: 1942-1943, published 1944; time: 10:03

Dennis Báthory-Kitsz:
a. Etude for Piano (3:12)
b. Sonatine (4:54)
piano: Dennis Báthory-Kitsz; composition year: 1967 (a./b.); total time: 8:06

Peter Eötvös: “Now, Miss!”
Budapest Music Center/2002
violin: János Négyesy; electric organ, synthesizer, sea sounds on tape: Peter Eötvös; sound-play for violin based on Samuel Beckett’s “Embers“; recorded at WDR, Köln, 1973; composition year: 1972; time: 16:02

János Négyesy: Solo Violin Piece no. 1 (N. Vérin)
Works for Solo Violin (various composers)
Neuma Records/1995
violin: János Négyesy; recorded at Warren Studios, University of California San Diego, spring 1995; composer: Nicolas Vérin; composition year: 1981; time: 7:16

Bang On A Can All-Stars: Life (with films by Marijke Van Warmerdam) (L. Andriessen)
a. Part I: Wind (5:03)
b. Part II: Couple (4:38)
c. Part III: In the Distance (1:30)
d. Part IV: Light (2:15)
Big, Beautiful, Dark, and Scary
Cantaloupe Music/2011
BOAC All-Stars recorded at Dolan Music Recording Studio, New York University, 2010; composer: Louis Andriessen; composition year: 2009; total time: 13:26

Hendrik Andriessen: Concertino for Violin and Orchestra
a. Largo ma non troppo (6:15)
b. Allegro con spirito (4:33)
Hendrik Andriessen
Radio Netherlands — NM Classics/1999
Netherlands Radio Chamber Orchestra, conductor: Thierry Fischer, violin soloist: Michael Müller; recorded at the Music Broadcasting Center, Hilversum, The Netherlands; recorded November 7, 1997; composition year: 1970; total time: 10:48

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