Martian Gardens Episode 896

Episode 896
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
August 17, 2017
Contact Max Shea: 
martiangardens@gmail.com
(or just leave a comment below)
Listen: Where and When

Hour I

SINGLE PLAY
McGill/McHale Trio: A Fish Will Rise (C. Rogerson)|
Portraits — Works for Flute, Clarinet, and Piano
Çedille Records/2017|
flute: Demarre McGill; clarinet: Anthony McGill; piano: Michael McHale; recorded at the Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago, December 2016; composer: Chris Rogerson; composition years: 2014-2016; time: 9:01

SINGLE PLAY
Fred Lerdahl: Times 3
I. Ratios (6:15)
II. Cycles (8:10)
III. Phases (4:03)
Fred Lerdahl Volume 5
Bridge Records/2017
Weiss-Kaplan-Stumpf Trio (piano: Yael Weiss; violin: Mark Kaplan; cello: Peter Stumpf); recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, June 2015; composition year: 2012; total time: 19:03

SET ONE
Sequenza: Making a Song and Dance (M. Alcorn)
Making a Song and Dance (Alcorn/Hallawell/Volans)
Neuma Records/1998
Sequenza ensemble (clarinet: Paul Schuman; violin: Fionnuala Hunt; cello: John O’Kane; piano: Francis King); recorded at Queen’s University, Belfast; composer: Michael Alcorn; composition year: 1989; time: 11:28

David Mahler: An Alder, A Catfish
Only Music Can Save Me Now
New World Records/2010
piano: Nurit Tilles; voice: David Mahler; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, November 2009; composition year: 2006; time: 4:43

Meredith Monk: St. Petersburg Waltz
Volcano Songs
ECM New Series/1997
piano: Nurit Tilles; recorded at Clinton Studios, New York City, July 1995; time: 7:50

Hour 2

SINGLE PLAY
Alvin Lucier: Carbon Copies
Broken Line
Mode Records/2015
(for recordings of “any indoor or outdoor environment” and instruments); indoor noises (making coffee, water dripping, caged bird) and studio mimicry recorded by Trio Nexus (Erik Drescher, Sebestian Berweck, Martin Lorenz) at Siemensvilla Berlin Lankwitz, Germany, July 2012 composition year: 1989 ; time: 20:16

SET TWO
Tim Hodgkinson: SHHH
Pragma
ReR Megacorp/1998
(for taped voices); voices: Ana-Maria Avram; composition years: 1996, 1997; time: 7:19

The Hyperion Ensemble: Nouvelle Axe (A. Avram)
Musique Action ’98 (various composers)
ReR Megacorp/1998
Hyperion Ensemble recorded at Festival Musique Action, Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy, France, May 17, 1998; composer: Ana-Maria Avram; composition year: 1998; time: 12:26

In memory of Ana-Maria Avram (September 12, 1961 — August 1, 2017)

SINGLE PLAY
Krzysztof Penderecki: The Awakening of Jacob*
The Shining — Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (various composers)
Warner Bros./1980
Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra, conductor: Krzysztof Penderecki; composition year: 1974; time: 7:55
*aka. The Dream of Jacob

Hour 3

SINGLE PLAY
Eleanor Hovda: 40 Million Gallons of Music
The Eleanor Hovda Collection
Innova Recordings/2012
for three performers (Tibetan horn, vocal drone, percussion, reverberations, and other noises: Eleanor Hovda, Jeanine Wagar, Dan Coody; ); recorded in a giant underground water tank, Fayetteville, Arkansas, September 2001; composition year: 2001; time: 31:02

SET THREE
Hilary Tann: Kilvert’s Hills
JKR Pass 3 — Music for Jim Randall’s 75th birthday by his friends (various artists)
Open Space/2007
solo bassoon: Krassimir Ivanov; composition year: 2006; time: 11:35

Alex Shapiro: Deep
Notes from the Kelp
Innova Recordings/2007
(for contrabassoon and electronics); contrabassoon: Leslie Lashinsky; composition year: 2004; time: 7:35

SET FOUR
James O’Callaghan: Isomorphic
Espaces tautologiques
empreintes DIGITALes/2016
electroacoustic music on 5.1 tracks of fixed media; recorded at the composer’s studio and PRIM studio, Montreal; premiered at “The Privacy of Domestic Life” concert, Suoni Per Il Popolo festival, Montreal, June 15, 2015; composition years: 2011–2014; time: 9:58

Barry Truax: Pacific Fanfare
Islands
Cambridge Street Records/2001
electroacoustic music comprised of ten sound signals from Vancouver, BC; composition year: 1996; time: 2:57

— FIN —

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