Martian Gardens Episode 902

Episode 902
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
September 28, 2017
Contact Max Shea: 
martiangardens@gmail.com
(or just leave a comment below)
Listen: Where and When

This program contains material previously featured in MG eposides 897 & 895

Hour 1

SET ONE
György Ligeti: Lontano
Rihm, Ligeti, Nono, Boulez — Wiener Philharmoniker · Claudio Abbado
Deutsche Grammophon/1990
Vienna Philharmonic, conductor: Claudio Abbado; recorded at Großer Saal, Wiener Musikverein, Vienna, Austria, October 1988; composition year: 1967; time: 12:36
(featured in the film The Shining)

Luigi Nono: Liebeslied
Rihm, Ligeti, Nono, Boulez — Wiener Philharmoniker · Claudio Abbado
Deutsche Grammophon/1990
Vienna Philharmonic, conductor: Claudio Abbado; Wiener Jeunesse-Chor, Chorus master: Günther Theuring recorded at Großer Saal, Wiener Musikverein, Vienna, Austria, October 1988; composition year: 1954; time: 5:04

Arnold Schoenberg: Zwischenspiel (choral interlude)
Moses und Aron
Naxos/2006
Stuttgart State Opera Chorus; recorded at the State Opera Stuttgart, Germany, December 2003; text: Arnold Schoenberg, drawn from the Book of Exodus; composition years: 1927-1932; time: 2:43

SET TWO
Jane Antonia Cornish:
a. Into Silence I (6:46)
b. Into Silence II (2:39)

Into Silence
Innova Recordings/2017
a. piano: Vicky Chow; cellos: Hamilton Barry, Claire Bryant, Caitlin Sullivan, Saeunn Thorsteinsdottir; violin: Anna Elashvili; b. piano: Vicky Chow; recorded at Avatar Studio, New York City, dates unspecified; total time: 9:15

Bang On a Can All-Stars: Big Beautiful Dark and Scary (J. Wolfe)
Big Beautiful Dark and Scary
Cantaloupe Music/2012
composer: Julia Wolfe; Bang On a Can All-Stars (cello: Ashley Bathgate; bass: Robert Black; piano: Vicky Chow; drums, percussion: David Cossin; guitar: Mark Stewart; clarinet, saxophone, gongs: Evan Ziporyn); recorded at the Dolan Music Studio, New York University, 2010; composition year: 2002; time: 9:00

SET THREE
P. Inman: aengus
MP3
Reader: P. Inman; recorded at Studio 11, University of Pennsylvania, March 23, 2005; composition year: 2001; time: 1:05

Thomas DeLio: Inents (version 2 for tape)
Selected Compositions II (1972-2015)
Neuma Records/2016
electronics, voices (vocalists unknown): Thomas DeLio; text: P. Inman, “aengus,” composition year: 2015; time: 8:40

Stuart Saunders Smith: By Language Embellished I (selections)*
a. Epilogue (1:11)
b. Scene I (5:40)

Music/Theater — New Dimensions (Smith/DeLio)
Centaur Records/2000
voice, percussion: Kristen Loree; director: John Bartlit; composition year: 2003; total selections time: 6:51
*Episode 902 only

Hour 2

SET SIX
Brion Gysin: Come to Free the Words
10+2:12 — American Text Sound Pieces (various artists)
Pieces/release/253062″>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

SET SEVEN
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)

MP3
piano: Dennis Báthory-Kitsz; composition year: 1967 (a./b.); total time: 8:06

SET EIGHT
Peter Eötvös: “Now, Miss!”
Electrochronicle
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
*Abridged

— FIN —

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