Martian Gardens Episode 920

Martian Gardens Episode 920
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
February 4, 2018
Contact Max Shea: 
martiangardens@gmail.com
(or just leave a comment below)
Listen: Where and When
Valley Free Radio WXOJ 103.3 FM
radio4all.net
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Hour 1

SET ONE
Third Coast Percussion: Reflections on the Nature of Water III & IV (J. Druckman)
III. Tranquil (2:45)
IV. Gently Swelling (2:09)

Paddle to the Sea
Çedille/2017
marimba (III): Robert Dillon; marimba (IV): David Skidmore; recorded at Electrical Audio, Chicago, December 2016; composer: Jacob Druckman; composition year: 1986; total selections time: 4:55

Michael Byron: Marimbas in the Dorian Mode
Cold Blue (various artists)
Cold Blue Music/2002 (orig. 1984)
marimbas: William Winant, Beverly Johnson, Kevin Little, Mike Perry; recorded by David Rosenboom at the University of Toronto; composition year: 1984; time: 4:28

Daniel Lentz: You Can’t See the Forest…Music
Cold Blue (various artists)
Cold Blue Music/2002 (orig. 1984)
for three speaker-drinkers, three malleted wine glasses, and red wine, cascading echo system; performers: David Lentz, Garry Eister, Stan Carey; composition year: 1971; time: 4:00

John Cage: Living Room Music
a. To Begin (1:06)
b. Story (2:25)
c. Melody (3:10)
d. End (1:23)

The Works for Percussion 2
Mode Records/2012
(for percussion, household objects, recorder, and voices); Third Coast Percussion; text (b.): Gertrude Stein, “The World is Round”; recorded at Boutell Memorial Concert Hall, Northern Illinois, University DeKalb, Illinois, June 2011; composition year: 1940; time: 8:00

SET TWO
Paul Lansky: Three Moves
I. Hop (2) (3:54)
II. Turn (3:46)
III. Slide (3:49)

Idle Fancies
Bridge Records/2015
marimba: Gwenolyn Dease; recorded at Abeshouse Productions, Pelham, New York; composition year: 1998; total time: 11:29

George Lewis: The Mangle of Practice
Assemblage
New World Records/2017
(for violin and piano); members of the Ensemble Dal Niente; Recorded at Northern Illinois University Recital Hall, DeKalb; August 2016; composition year: 2014; time: 12:54

SINGLE PLAY
Mei-Fang Lin: L’Image Reconstituée
Taiwan Contemporary Composers Works VII (various artists) (MP3)
Taiwan Composers Association/2012
(for flute, violin, cello, and piano); Berkeley Contemporary Chamber Players, conductor: David Milnes; recorded in Berkeley, California, November 21, 2005; composition year: 2005; time: 6:21

Hour 2

SET THREE
Amy Denio: I Love this Cunterie
The Big Embrace
Spoot Music/2017
electric bass, percussion, vocals: Amy Denio; samples: President-elect Trump’s victory speech on November 9, 2016; time: 2:13

Sarah Boothroyd: Sex and Death
MP3
sound collage: Sarah Boothroyd; composer’s description: “Three-minute spin on time-lapse phonography. Fragments, questions, and the banal. Life stories and other accidents.”; composition year: 2010; time: 3:00

Negativland: Keep Your Evenings Free
Fair Use — The Story of the Letter U and the Numeral 2 (promo edition)
Seeland/1995
sound collage: Negativland; time: 4:20

Paul Steenhuisen: Circumnavigating the Sea of Shit
Miniatures Concrétes [various artists]
empreintes DIGITALes/1999
electroacoustic music: Paul Steenhuisen; titled after Julian Schnabel‘s painting; composition year: 1996; time: 3:00

Joan Schuman: Walking in Bad Circles
Deep Wireless 2 — Radio Arts Compilation (various artists)
New Adventures in Sound Art/2005
field recordings, schizophrenic Mexican man recorded by Joan Schuman (excerpt from Travels in Stasis); composition year: 2005; time: 3:26

SET FOUR
Monty Adkins: Pagan Circus
Fragmented Visions
MPS Music & Video/2002
electroacoustic music inspired by Rose Dodd‘s poem “Pagan Circus,” and the paintings of Frantisek Tichy; composition years: 1996-1997; time: 14:25

Tod Dockstader: Apocalypse, Part 4
Apocalypse
Starkland/1993
musique concrète (including cat aria): Tod Dockstader; assembled at the composer’s studio, 1961; composition year: 1961; total time: 8:49

SINGLE PLAY
Daniel Warner: selections from Delay in Glass
a. Movement I (2:34)
b. Movement II (2:52)
c. Movement III (1:19)
d. Movement IV (3:48)

Electro Acoustic Music 1 (various artists)
Neuma Records/1990
computer music: Daniel Warner; composition year: 1987; total time: 9:33

Hour 3

SINGLE PLAY
John Luther Adams: Hour of the Doves
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: 5:22

SINGLE PLAY
John Luther Adams: The Immeasurable Space of Tones
The Light That Fills the World
Cold Blue Music/2002
violin: Robin Lorentz; vibraphone: Amy Knoles; sustaining keyboard: Nathaniel Reichman; contrabass: Barry Newman; recorded at Architecture studios, Los Angeles, August 2002; composition years 1998 — 2001; time: 27:01

SET FIVE
Gerard Pape: Heliophonie II
Lux Fugit
Stradivarius/2015
(for ensemble and 8 computers); Ensemble C.L.S.I., conductor: Paul Mefano; recorded live, June 2008; composition year: 2008; time: 15:19

Gerard Pape: La Naissance du Son
Ascension to Purgatory
Mode Records/2006
amplified cello: Rohan de Saram; recorded at the SWR, Stuttgart, German, May 14, 2003; composition year: 2002; time: 9:02

— FIN —

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