Martian Gardens Episode 903

Episode 903
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
October 4-5, 2017
Contact Max Shea: 
martiangardens@gmail.com
(or just leave a comment below)
Listen: Where and When

Hour 1

SET ONE
George Lewis: Mnemosis
Assemblage
New World Records/2017
Ensemble Dal Niente (flute: Emma Hospelhorn; clarinet: Katie Schoepflin; violin: Minghuan Xu; viola: Ammie Brod; cello: Chris Wild; piano: Mabel Kwan; percussion: John Corkill, Gregory Beyer; conductor: Michael Lewanski); recorded at University of Northern Illinois Recital Hall, August 2016; composition year: 2012; time: 13:45

John King/George Lewis: Event — December 18, 2004, New York City
Music for Merce 1952–1999 (various artists)
New World Records/2010
electric guitar: John King; trombone, laptop: George Lewis; recorded in New York City, December 18, 2004, for the Merce Cunningham Dance Company; time: 6:35

SET TWO
Joan La Barbara: Autumn Signal
The Early Immersive Music of Joan La Barbara
Mode Records/2017
extended vocals, electroacoustic vocals, respirations, Buchla synthesizer: Joan La Barbara; premiered at Metamusic Festival, Berlin, October 22, 1978 (new 2017 stereo mix); time: 13:18

Eliot Britton: Metatron 2 (1950) — Archertron
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: 2:50

Annea Lockwood: Amazonia Dreaming
Tiger Balm/Amazonia Dreaming/Immersion LP
Black Truffle/2017
snare drum, objects: Dominic Donato; composition year: 1987; time: 4:37

Jorge Reyes: Árbol Sagrado
The Flayed God
Staalplaat/1994
percussion: Jorge Reyes; recorded at El Cuarto de Maquinas, Mexico D.F., 1990, remixed by Steve Roach at the Timeroom, Tucson, Arizona; time: 1:30

SINGLE PLAY
Jane Antonia Cornish: Elegia
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: 6:03

Hour 2

SET THREE
Steven Ricks: A Glimpse Beyond the Zero
60 x 60 — 2004/2005 (various artists)
Vox Novus/2007
electronics: Steven Ricks; violin: Curtis Macomber; composition year: 2004; time: 1:00

Martin Boykan: Sonata #2 for Violin and Piano
a. Con fuoco (6:42)
b. Adagio molto (7:34)

Rites of Passage — Chamber Music 1993-2012
Bridge Records/2017
violin: Curtis Macomber; piano: Stephen Gosling; composition year: 2009; total time: 14:16

Eric Moe: The Sorbet of Regret (Strange Exclaiming Music II)
Strange Exclaiming Music
Naxos/2009
violin: Curtis Macomber; piano: Stephen Gosling; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters; recorded May 24, 2005; time: 4:50

SET FOUR
John Cage: Ophelia
Early Piano Music
ECM New Series/2005
piano: Robert Henck; recorded at the Festeburgkirche, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, December 2002; composition year: 1946; time: 6:46

Sarah Maria Sun: Ophelia Sings (I-III) (W. Rihm)
Modern Lied (various composer)
Mode Records/2017
soprano: Sarah Maria Sun; piano: Jan Philip Schulze; recorded at Studio 2, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Munich, Germany, February 2016; composer: Wolfgang Rihm; texts: William Shakespeare; composition year: 2012; time: 9:45

SINGLE PLAY
Robert Normandeau: Hamlet-Machine with Actors
Puzzles
empreintes DIGITALes/2005
(for 16 tracks of fixed media); music for the play Hamletmachine (Heiner Müller, 1979); realized at the composer’s studio, 2003, premiered at the Scotiabank Dance Centre, Vancouver, BC, October 11, 2003; time: 15:58

Hour 3

SINGLE PLAY
Sarah Boothroyd: Rabble Rousers
MP3
for fixed media sourced from street protests around the world; composition, processing: Sarah Boothroyd; composition year: 2012; time: 28:00

SET FIVE
Frank Zappa and the Mothers:
a. Help, I’m a Rock (4:43)
b. It Can’t Happen Here (3:55)

Freak Out!
Rykodisc/1995 (orig. Verve double LP/1966)
Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention, composer-director: Frank Zappa; recorded at Sunset-Highland Studios, Hollywood, California, March 1966; total selections time: 8:38

Joker:
a. Nous étions là (II) (1:59)
b. Apothéose (2:17)
c. Nuit chaude (3:20)

Où est-il donc ce rêve?
Ambiances Magnetiques/2016
Joker — a capella: Marie-Neige Besner, Isaiah Ceccarelli, Gabriel Dharmoo, Jean Derome, Gerarldine Eguiluz, Eric Forget, Lori Freedman, Kathy Kennedy, Diane Labrosse, Elizabeth Lima, Alexandre St-Onge, Ida Torntato; narration, ambient sounds: Michel F. Côté; director, compositions, texts: Joane Hétu; recorded December 12, 2014, Studio 270, Montreal; total selections time: 7:15

TriAngular Bent: Set 7
TriAngular Bent
TriAngular Bent Records/2015
computer, electronics: Don Preston; cello, bent circuits: Jeff Boynton; computer, electronics: Philip Mantione; recorded at the California Institute for the Arts-Inland Empire, San Bernardino; time: 8:35

SET SIX
Marco Oppedisano: Limbo
Electro-Acoustic Music Ensemble Brooklyn College 2000 (various artists)
The Electro-Acoustic Music Club/1999
electroacoustic electric guitar: Marco Oppedisano; recorded at the Center for Computer Music Brooklyn College, 1999; time: 9:03

F. Gerard Errante: Canto (de Las Sombras) (R. Thompson)
Shadows of Ancient Dreams
Capstone/1997
(for clarinet and electronics); clarinet: F. Gerard Errante; composer: Robert Scott Thompson; composition year: 1996; time: 8:23

Kraig Grady: Eve Without Apples
The Lab 20th Anniversary (various artists)
The Lab/2007
pump organ, prepared dulcimer, prerecorded materials: Kraig Grady; recorded at The Lab, San Francisco, 1987; time: 2:12

— FIN —

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