Martian Gardens Episode 919

Martian Gardens Episode 919
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
January 28, 2018
Contact Max Shea: 
martiangardens@gmail.com
(or just leave a comment below)
Listen: Where and When
Valley Free Radio WXOJ 103.3 FM
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Hour 1

SET ONE
Third Coast Percussion: Reflections on the Nature of Water I & II (J. Druckman)
I. Crystalline (2:58)
II. Fleet (1:52)

Paddle to the Sea
Çedille/2017
marimba: David Skidmore (I), marimba: Peter Martin (II); recorded at Electrical Audio, Chicago, December 2016; composer: Jacob Druckman; composition year: 1986; total selections time: 3:50

Roland Auzet: Omega (I. Xenakis)
Percussion(s) (various composers)
Mode Records/2008
percussion: Roland Auzet; orchestra: Ensemble FA, conductor: Dominique My; recorded at IRCAM, Théâtre de Chaville, La Muse en Circuit, 2006; composer: Iannis Xenakis; composition year: 1997; time: 4:04

Mei-Fang Lin: Multiplication Virtuelle
MP3
(for percussion and electronics); percussion: Jean Geoffroy; recorded at Espace de Projection, IRCAM, Paris, for the Féstival Résonances, October 14, 2004; composition year: 2004; time: 11:30

SET TWO
Lou Harrison: Incidental Music for Corneille’s “Cinna
I. Medium Fast (2:08)
II. Slow (2:37)
III. Fast (1:42)
IV. Medium Slow (2:38)
V. Grand (2:53)

Complete Harpsichord Works
New Albion Records/2002
tack piano: Linda Burman-Hall; recorded at the University of California Santa Cruz; composition year: 1957; total time: 12:00

Michael Winter: Mass and Band
Lower Limit
New World Records/2018
virginal: Brian Parks; harp: Colleen Porter Thorburn; recorded at Alpsmedia Studio, Atlanta, Georgia, November 18, 2016; composition year: 2018; time: 11:46

SET THREE
Haskell Small: A Glimpse of Silence
The Rothko Room — Journeys in Silence
MSR Classics/2014
piano: Haskell Small; recorded at the Westmoreland United Church of Christ, Bethesda, Maryland, composition year: 2013; time: 8:15

Haydée Schvartz: Für Alina (A. Pärt)
New Piano Music from Europe and the Americas
Mode Records/1993
piano: Haydée Schvartz; recorded at Slee Hall, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, January 1992; composer: Avo Pärt; composition year: 1990; time: 1:43

Hour 2

SET FOUR
Connie Beckley: Sound Split
MP3
(for voice and cassette recorders); voice: Connie Beckley; recorded at the Darmstadt Essential Repertoire festival, ISSUE Project Room, Brooklyn, December 2009; composition year: 1976; time: 7:14

Mary Jane Leach: Green Mountain Madrigal
Celestial Fires
XI Records/1993
The New York Treble Singers; recorded in New York City, 1993, composition year: 1985; time: 8:44

Meredith Monk: Ringing
On Behalf of Nature
ECM/2016
voices: Katie Geissinger, Meredith Monk, Ellen Fisher, Sidney Chen, Bruce Rameker; b-flat clarinet, bass clarinet: Bhodan Hilash; vibraphone: John Hollenbeck; French horn: Allison Sniffin; harp: Laura Sherman; recorded at Avatar Studios, New York City, June 2015; composition year: 2013; time: 3:29

SINGLE PLAY
George Crumb: Celestial Mechanics
Cosmic Dances for Amplified Piano, Four Hands
I. Alpha Centauri (3:29)
II. Beta Cygni (3:22)
III. Gamma Draconis (5:50)
IV. Delta Orionis (7:16)

Complete Crumb Edition Volume 18
Bridge Records/2017
pianos: Quattro Mani (Steven Beck, Susan Grace); recorded at Packard Hall, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, August 25, 2016; composition years: 1979; revised in 2012; total time: 19:57

SET FIVE
Julia Wolfe: Speech
Anthracite Fields
Cantaloupe Music/2015
The Bang On A Can All-Stars with the Choir of Trinity Wall Street; prerecorded voices: Pennsylvania coal miners (archival material, and interviews conducted by Julia Wolfe); recorded at Water Music Recorders, Hoboken, New Jersey; composition year: 2014; time: 6:29

Bang On A Can All-Stars: Reeling (J. Wolfe)
Field Recordings (various composers)
Cantaloupe Music/2015
clarinet: Ken Thomson; electric guitar: Mark Stewart; percussion: David Cossin; piano: Vicky Chow; cello: Ashley Bathgate; double bass: Robert Black; composer: Julia Wolfe; composition year: 2012; time: 5:49

Hour 3

SET SIX
Adrian Moore: The Battle
Séquences et tropes
Empreintes Digitales/2015
electroacoustic music: Adrian Moore; realized at Visby International Centre for Composers (VICC), Visby, Gotland, Sweden, and the composer’s studio, Sheffield, UK, 2013; premiered at Akousma X: Espace strié, Usine C, Montreal, October 26, 2013; time: 14:20

Horacio Vaggione: KITAB
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 21 [various artists]
The International Computer Music Association Composition Awards — 1992-1993
Centaur Records/1995
bass clarinet: Andy Connell; piano: Delores Duran; contrabass: Christy Crews; with computer processed and controlled sounds; conductor: Pablo Furman; recorded at the University of California San Jose and the University of Paris VIII, 1992; composition year: 1992; time:13:41

SET SEVEN
David Tanenbaum: Mortua Dulce Cano (B. Johanson)
Great American Guitar Solo (various composers)
Neuma Records/1993
guitar: David Tanenbaum; recorded January 1993; composer: Bryan Johanson; composition year: 1989; time: 3:49

David Starobin: Open Up Your Ears (B. Johanson)
Newdance — 18 Dances (1996-97) (various composers)
Bridge Records/1998
guitar: David Starobin; recorded at Master Sound Astoria, New York, 1997-1998; composer: Bryan Johanson; composition year: 1997; time: 2:04

John Schneider: Lament
Just Guitars (various composers)
Bridge Records/2003
guitar: John Schneider; recorded at BBAT Productions, Studio 34, Woodland Hills, California, 2001; composition year: 1981; time: 6:26

Matteo Liberatore: Causeway
Solos
Innova Recordings/2018
guitar: Matteo Liberatore; mixing, mastering: Elliott Sharp; composition year: 2017; time: 4:44

SINGLE PLAY
James Tenney: Harmonium No. 3
Postcard from Heaven
Music for Harp by Cage, Coates, Tcherepnin, & Tenney
New World Records/2015
harps: Susan Allen, Ellie Choate, Marilu Donovan; recorded at the California Institute of the Arts, July 1-2, 2014; composition year: 1980; time: 4:31

— FIN —

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