Martian Gardens Episode 918

Martian Gardens Episode 918
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
January 10 & 18, 2018
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Episode 918 is Hour 3 from Episodes 916 and 917, which WXOJ and Global Community Radio listeners have not yet heard.

Hour 1 — Episode 916 Hour 3

J.K. Randall: Cleophila
Cleophila/The Fish/Svejk/Some Old Troubadour Songs
Open Space/1999
voice: Martha Elliott; text: Sir Philip Sidney (“The Countess of Pembroke’s Arcadia”); composition year: 1997; time: 7:27

Joan Heller: Lear’s Daughters (T. Stumpf)
To the Verge (various composers)
Neuma Records/1994
soprano: Joan Heller; piano, composer: Thomas Stumpf; text adapted from William Shakespeare (“King Lear”); composition year: 1990; recorded at Tsai Performance Center, Boston University, January 1994; time: 17:13

John Luther Adams: Dream of the Canyon Wren
Canticles of the Holy Wind
Cantaloupe Music/2017
performed by The Crossing chamber choir, conductor: Donald Nally; percussion: Amy Garapic; recorded at St. Peter’s In The Great Valley, Malvern, Pennsylvania, September 15, 2013; composition year: 2013; time: 6:28

Robert Black: Dragonfly Culvert — Evening
a. 3:10
b. 2:43
c. 3:21

Cantaloupe Music/2017
double bass: Robert Black; recorded outdoors around Moab Utah, August 2013; total time: 9:14

Georges Forget: Une île
Le dernier présent
empreintes DIGITALes/2015
electroacoustic music realized at the Electroacoustic Music Studios of Birmingham, University of Birmingham, UK, 2009; premiered at  L’Espace du son 2009: Carte blanche et concert portrait Georges Forget, Théâtre Marni, Brussels, Belgium, October 22, 2009; time: 8:50

Elainie Lillios: Toronto Island Contrasts
Deep Wireless 6 — Radio Art Compilation (various artists)
New Adventures in Sound Art/2009
electronics, sampling: Elainie Lillios; compositon year: 2008; time: 1:00

Hour 2 — Episode 917 Hour 3

Thomas DeLio: m,nce
Selected Compositions II (1972 — 2015)
Neuma Records/2016
electronic music: Thomas DeLio; composition year: 1999; time: 2:06

Robert Scott Thompson: Sanctum
Electronic Music Foundation/2007
electroacoustic music: Robert Scott Thompson; percussion materials: Stuart Gerber; recorded at the composer’s studio, Roswell, Georgia; composition year: 2005; time: 15:09

Lee Noyes & J.C. Combs: Time Worn
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: 3:49

Bang On A Can All-Stars: Really Craft When You (C. Shaw)
More Field Recordings
Cantaloupe Music/2017
piano: Vicky Chow; clarinet: Ken Thomson; cello: Ashley Bathgate; percussion: David Cossin; electric guitar: Mark Stewart; double bass: Robert Black; Library of Congress recordings of quilters from North Carolina and Virginia discussing quilting, recorded in the 1970s; composer: Caroline Shaw; composition year: 2017; time: 6:48

Phillip Kent Bimstein: Just a Gift (from Larkin Gifford’s Harmonica)
Larkin Gifford’s Harmonica
voice, harmonica: Larkin Gifford; recorded at the Gifford home, Springdale, Utah; composition, processing: Phillip Kent Bimstein; composition year: 1993; time: 5:21

Bernadette Speach: Contessas & Cardsharks
Movement I from Telepathy: Poetry/Music Suite
Without Borders
Mode Records/1988
reciter, text: Thulani Davis; contrabass: Lindsey Horner; trombone: Jeffrey Hoyer; alto saxophone: Oliver Lake; piano: Myra Melford; guitar: Jeffrey Schanzer; conductor: Bernadette Speach; recorded at Sorcerer Sound, New York City, 1987; composition year: 1987; time: 2:50

Langston Hughes: Railroad Avenue
The Dream Keeper
Mode Records/2017
intoning voice: Eric Mingus; Hammond organ: Scip Gallant; music director, arranger: Larry Simon; text: Langston Hughes; first published in FIRE!!, November 1926; recorded at Thundering Sky Studio, South Berwick, Maine, April 2012; total time: 2:33

Connie Beckley: No Messages
The Aquarium: Sonic Meditations on Life in the City
CRI/1997 (orig. 1995)
voice, text, electronics: Connie Beckley; recorded in New York City, 1995; total selections time: 4:50

Morton Feldman: Slow Waltz and Ending
Three Voices for Joan La Barbara
New Albion Records/1989
voices: Joan La Barbara; text: Frank O’Hara (“Wind“), recorded in Los Angeles; composition year: 1982; time: 6:21

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