Martian Gardens Episode 937

Martian Gardens Episode 937
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
July 6, 2018
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Hour 1

Wesley Fuller: To a Poor Old Woman (from A Solace of Ripe Plums)
Music Text (various artists)
Capstone Records/1999
baritone: Joe Dan Harper; piano: Jacques Linder; text: William Carlos Williams; composition year: 1998; time: 3:15

Judith Shatin: Three Summers Heat–
a. Just Now the Sea-Green Banners Fly (2:09)
b. Just Now the Early Peach is Red (1:57)
c. It’s Midsummer and Too Hot to Walk (3:29)
d. Summer Earth is Windless. Heat Still Presses (1:49)
e. Light Clothes! Few Clothes! (2:00)
f. I Remember Desire like White Light (3:20)
g. I Raise my Head to Look at T’ung Trees (2:20)

CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 29 [various artists]
Music from VCCM: Virginia Center for Computer Music University of Virginia
Centaur Records/1999
soprano: Susan Narucki; text: Tzu Yeh (Chin Dynasty); recorded at Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University, August, 1998; composition year: 1989; total time: 17:48
*Not included on TAINT Radio version

Judith Shatin: Sea of Reeds
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 29 [various artists]
Music from VCCM: Virginia Center for Computer Music University of Virginia
Centaur Records/1999
(for clarinet with extensions and live electronics); clarinet: F. Gerard Errante; recorded at VCCM, 1999; composition year: 1997; time: 13:35

Thanassis Rikakis: Song of the Tree, Part 1
ElectroAcoustic Music VII (various artists)
Neuma Records/2006
Zen bell, sound filtration, sound processing: Thanassis Rikakis; recorded at the Columbia University Computer Music Center; composition year: 2000; time: 5:43

David Mooney: Exotic Fruits
60 x 60 — 2004/2005 (various artists)
Vox Novus/2006
electroacoustic music (sourced from pins dropping on cookie sheets): David Mooney; composition year: 2004; time: 1:00
*TAINT Radio version only

Thomas DeLio: though, on
Capstone Records/1997
computer-generated tape: Thomas DeLio; composition year: 1996; time: 2:04

Christian Clozier: ont été
Les Saisons (various artists)
Chrysopée Électronique/2002
electroacoustic music: Christian Clozier; realized at L’Institut international de musique électroacoustique de Bourges (IMEB), Bourges, France; composition year: 2002; time: 17:00

Alvin Curran: For MG
Lost Marbles
Tzadik Records/2004
piano, tape: Alvin Curran; recorded for the Trisha Brown Dance Company,  composition year: 1992; time: 7:17

Philip Perkins: Longing and Waiting
At the Other End of the Day (Improvisations 2005 — 2008)
Fun Music/2008
sound collage arranged at the composer’s studio, San Francisco; time: 3:00

Hour 2

Philip Perkins: BAYRK
The Department of Strange Weather
Fun Music/2011
live sound collage: Philip Perkins; time: 4:08

Robert Erickson: Summer Music
Recent Impressions — Orchestral, Chamber & Vocal Music
Naxos/2007 (orig. 1990)
(for violin and tape) violin: Mia Wu; recorded at Yale Divinity School, New Haven, June 1988, tape sound source: the brooks of Sequoia National Park, Sierra Nevada, California; composition year: 1974; time: 15:41

Robert Scott Thompson: The Gramophone
The Wind at Beni Midar
Aucourant Records/2007 (orig. 2000)
electroacoustic music (derived from RST’s “The Wind at Beni Midar” — inspired by a story by Paul Bowles — for six cellos, and additional sound materials; text: T.S. Eliot, “The Wasteland”); recorded at the composer’s studio, Roswell, Georgia; composition year: 1999; time: 7:13

R. Weis: Shimmer
Excitable Audible
R. Weis/2011
sampler, samples, processing (buzzing track lights, stainless steel bowls, stack of dinner plates): R. Weis; recorded at the composer’s studio, Pittsburgh; time: 3:20

Cluster & Eno: Schöne Hände
Cluster & Eno
Gyroscope Records/1996 (orig. Sky Records LP/1977)
composition, synthesizers: Brian Eno, Hans-Joachim Roedelius, Dieter Moebius; recorded at Conny Plank’s Studio, Munich, Germany, 1977; time: 3:03

Laurie Anderson: The Geographic North Pole
The Ugly One with the Jewels
Warner Bros./1995
vocals, electronics, violin: Laurie Anderson (text: “Stories From The Nerve Bible“); recorded at Sadler’s Wells, London, 1994; time: 5:22

John Cage and David Tudor: Indeterminacy 47-57
Smithsonian Folkways/1992 (orig. 1959)
stories and reader: John Cage; piano, electronics: David Tudor; time: 12:00

Hour 3 

Christian Wolff:  John, David (for John Cage and David Tudor)
2 Orchestra Pieces
New World Records/2018
percussion: Robyn Schulkowsky; SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiberg, conductor: Lothar Zagrosek; recorded at Philharmonie, Berlin, March 22, 2012; composition year: 1998; time: 23:12

Christian Wolff: from Tilbury
a. Tilbury 1 (10:03)
b. Tilbury 2 (4:14)
c. Tillbury 3 (5:33)

Tilbury (Complete)/Snowdrop
Mode Records/1999
viola: Dmitrios Polisoidis; piano: Hildegard Kleeb; trombone, melodica: Roland Dahinden; recorded at Sender Freies, Berlin, Germany, May 1996, composition year: 1969; time: 19:50

Robert Black: Morning in Pritchard Culvert III
Cantaloupe Music/2017
double bass: Robert Black; recorded outdoors around Moab Utah, August 2013; time: 2:45

Stephen Whittington: Gazing at the Moon While Drunk (from…From a Thatched Hut…)
Cold Blue Music/2017
Zephyr Quartet (violins: Belinda Gehlert, Emily Tulloch; viola: Jason Thomas; cello: Hilary Kleinig); recorded at EMU Studio One, Adelaide, Australia, September 22-24, 2016; mastered at Architecture Studios, March 2017; composition year: 2010; time: 2:25

Robert Morris: selections from Cold Mountain Songs
a. Climbing Up Cold Mountain (1:21)
b. No One There (2:59)

Nature, Music, East, West
Open Space/2013
soprano: Deborah Norin-Kuehn; piano: Margaret Kampmeier; texts: Han Shan; composition year: 1993; total selections time: 4:20

— FIN —

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