Martian Gardens Episode 933

Martian Gardens Episode 933
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
May 27, 2018
Contact Max Shea: 
martiangardens@gmail.com
(or just leave a comment below)
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Hour 1

SET ONE
Jenny Olivia Johnson:
a. Glass Heart — Interlude 1 (6:09)
b. Boston (4:45)

Sylvia Songs
Innova Recordings/2018
vocals: P. Lucy McVeigh; cellos: Lavena Johanson, David Russell; pianos: Isabelle O’Connell, Jenny Tang; synthesizer: Eliko Akahori; electric guitar: Lisa Liu; analog synthesizer, reel-to-reel delay: Nicholas Kouf; Jenny Olivia Johnson: digital synthesizer, percussion, cassette tape noise, texts (inspired by quotations from Sylvia Plath, Ted Hughes); mixed, mastered at Oktaven Audio, Yonkers, New York, August–November, 2017; time: 10:54

Stuart Saunders Smith: Rose
At Sixty Selections
11 West Records/2008
solo flute, spoken voice: Carrie Rose; text: Anne Sexton (“Rowing”); recorded at the University of Akron, March, 2008; time: 4:45

Neely Bruce: Eight Ghosts 39 (Marilyn Monroe)
The Plague & Other Vocal Works
Mode Records/1991
voicals: Electric Phoenix (soprano: Judith Rees; mezzo-soprano: Meriel Dickinson; tenor: Daryl Runswick; bass: Terry Edwards; text: Michael McClure, “Ghost Tantras,” recorded at October Sound, London, July 1989; composition year: 1989; time: 5:26

SET TWO
Earle Brown: Small Pieces for Large Chorus
I. 2:58
II. 2:50
III. 3:44

We, Like Salangan Swallows… (various artists)
A Choral Gallery of Morton Feldman and his Contemporaries
New World Records/2018
(for wordless chorus); The Astra Choir, conductor: John McCaughey; recorded at the Carmelite Church, Middle Park, Melbourne, Australia, April 26, 2017; composition year: 1969; total time: 9:08

Earle Brown: Nine Rare Bits
Collected Early Works
CRI/2000
harpsichord: Antoinette Vischer, George Gruntz; recorded in Paris, 1965; composition year: 1965; time: 6:05

Triple Point: Deposition
Phase/Transitions
Pogus Productions/2014
Triple Point (Pauline Oliveros, Doug Van Nort, Jonas Braasch): electronics, instruments, sound systems; recorded at EMPAC, Troy, New York, August 2012; time: 5:05

SINGLE PLAY
Areon Flutes: Get Go!
a. Movement 1 (4:06)
b. Movement 2 (2:26)
c. Movement 3 (4:00)

No Era
Innova Recordings/2018
flutes: Jill Heinke Mohen, Kassey Plaha, Meerenai Shim; recorded at Oktaven Studios, Yonkers; composer: Ryan Brown; composition year: not listed; total time: 10:32

Hour 2

SET THREE
Julia Wolfe: Characteristics
Steel Hammers
Cantaloupe Music/2014
members of the Bang On A Can All-Stars (cello: Ashley Bathgate; percussion: David Cossin; sandsticks: BOACAS) vocals: Trio Mediaeval (Anna Maria Friman, Linn Andrea Fuglseth, Torunn Østrem Ossum); text: Julia Wolfe (derived from the John Henry ballad); recorded at Dolan Music Recording Studios, New York University, November 2011/February 2012; composition year: 2009; time: 5:47

Martin Bresnick: BE JUST!
The Essential Martin Bresnick
Cantaloupe Music/2006
(for clarinet, cello, double bass, guitar, piano, percussion); Performed by the Bang On A Can All-Stars; composition year: 1995; time: 4:23

Christian Wolff: Peace March I (“Stop Using Uranium”)
(Re): Making Music — Works 1962 — 99
Mode Records/2004
flute: Jos Zwaanenburg; recorded in Amsterdam, 1999; composition years: 1983-1984; time: 4:57

Arie Shapira: Concerto for Flute and Orchestra
Selected Compositions 1995 (CD-R)
Arie Shapira/1995
Rishon-Lezion Symphonic Orchestra; conductor: Noam Sheriff; flute: Margalit Gafni; recorded in Noga Auditorium, Jaffa, October 1990; composition year: not listed; time: 6:44

SINGLE PLAY
Judith Shatin: The Passion of St. Cecilia
a. Combative (7:53)
b. Tender (7:29)
c. Cruel, Aggressive (5:48)

Piping the Earth
Capstone Records/2003
The Moravian Philharmonic, conductor: Joel Suben; piano: Gayle Martin Henry; recorded at Olomouc Concert Hall, Olomouc, Czech Republic, September 2002; composition years: 1983-1984; time: 21:10

SET FOUR
Quattro Mani: Tango for the Road (O. Ben-Amots)
Re-Structures (various composers)
Bridge Records/2017
pianos: Steven Beck, Susan Grace; recorded at Packard Recital Hall, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, 2016; composer: Ofer Ben-Amots; composition year: 2015; time: 7:43

Guy Klucevsek: The VCR Polka (D. Garland)
Polka from the Fringe
Starkland/2012
accordion: Guy Klucevsek; voice, whistling: David Garland; drums: Bobby Previte; recorded at Baby Monster Studios, New York City, 1990-1991; composer: David Garland; composition year: not listed; time: 2:53

Hour 3

SET FIVE
Nicholas Chase: Japa
Bhajan
Cold Blue Music/2017
electric violin: Robin Lorentz; computer, electronics: Nicholas Chase; recorded at Mercer Island, Washington, Eugene, Oregon, and Architecture Studios, Los Angeles, July 2016; composition year: 2013; time: 11:58

Douglas Masek: Desert Tide (A. Shapiro)
Saxtronic Soundscapes (various composers)
Centaur Records/2007
(for saxophone and electronic soundtrack); saxophone: Douglas Masek; recorded at The Blue Room, West Hills, California, summer 2006; composer: Alex Shapiro; composition year: 2005; time: 9:30

SINGLE PLAY
Benjamin Boretz: The River Between
BENJAMINBORETZ9X9 (various artists)
Open Space/2016
PolyMoog synthesizer, wooden flute: Benjamin Boretz; composition year: 1987; time: 18:29

SET SIX
Kaija Saariaho: Petals
Electro-Acoustic Music 1 (various artists)
Neuma Records/1990
(for cello and electronics); cello: Anssi Karttunen; composition year: 1988; time: 10:39

Ingrid Drese: Paysage avec miroir
Interstices
empreintes DIGITALes/2009
electroacoustic music realized at the composer’s studio; premiered at L’Espace du son, M&R Théâtre Marni, Brussels, October 17, 2007; composition year: 2006; time: 6:46

— FIN —

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