Martian Gardens Episode 946

Martian Gardens Episode 946
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
September 13, 2018
Contact Max Shea: 
martiangardens@gmail.com
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Listen: Where and When
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Hour 1

SET ONE
Yvar Mikhashoff: two pieces by La Monte Young
a. Study No. 2 (0:46)
b. Sarabande (3:14)

Panorama of American Piano Music [various artists]
from Antheil to Zappa: 1911 to 1991
Mode Records/2013
(composer: La Monte Young) piano: Yvar Mikhashoff; recorded at Slee Hall, Buffalo, New York, 1991-1992; composer: La Monte Young; composition years: a. 1959; b. 1959, revised 1989; total time: 4:00

Thomas DeLio: Between
20th Century American Music (Fuller/DeLio)
3D Classics/1996
flute: Tadeu Coelho; piano: Steven Block; percussion: John Bartlit, Steve Hearn, Brett Reed; conductor: Christopher Shultis; recorded at New Mexico Ambisonics, Albuquerque; composition year: 1991; time: 2:57

Areon Flutes: selections from Broken Birds (D. Clay)
a. Movement I (1:45)
b. Movement II (2:56)

No Era
Innova Recordings/2018
flutes: Jill Heinke Moen, Kassey Plaha, Meerenai Shim; recorded in San Francisco; mastered at Oktaven Audio, Mount Vernon, New York; composer: Danny Clay; composition year: 2014; total selections time: 3:41

Martin Boykan: Scherzo (from Sonata for Viola and Piano)
Rites of Passage — Chamber Music 1993 – 2012
Bridge Records/2017
viola: Mark Berger; piano: Yoko Hagino; recorded at the Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, May 17, 2015; composition year: 2012; time: 3:22

Roger Doyle: Bright Bennu Bird
Frail Things in Eternal Places
Silverdoor/2016
electronic music: Roger Doyle; voice: Ellen Demos; recorded at the composer’s studio, Trinity College, Dublin, composition year: 2015; time: 4:27

Sō Percussion: It Is Time — Epilogue (S. Mackey)
It Is Time
Cantaloupe Music/2011
Sō Percussion (Eric Beach, Josh Quillen, Adam Sliwinski, Jason Treuting); recorded at Guilford Sound, Guilford, Vermont; composer: Steven Mackey; composition year: 2010; time: 1:52

SET TWO
Lansing McLoskey: selections from Zealot Canticles
IV. I intend to be blunt (3:50)
V. I shall ram pebbles into my mouth (2:22)

Zealot Canticles — An Oratorio for Tolerance
Innova Recordings/2018
The Crossing choral ensemble, director: Donald Nally; texts, commentary: Wole Soyinka; recorded St. Peter’s Church in the Great Valley, Malvern, Pennsylvania, March 17-18, 2017; composition year: 2016; total selections time: 6:12

Frances White: The Book of Roses and Memory
In the Library of Dreams
Pogus Productions/2012
viola: Luh-Wen Ting; narrator: Thomas Buckner; text: James Pritchett; recorded by Frances White at the composer’s studio, Princeton, New Jersey; composition year: 2008; time: 15:12

SINGLE PLAY
Erik Griswold: Ecstatic Descent (excerpt)
Ecstatic Descent
Cold Blue Music/2017
piano: Erik Griswold; recorded at the composer’s studio, Brisbane, Australia, August 1, 2016; mastered at Architecture studios, Los Angeles, October 2016; composition year: 2008; excerpt time: second 10:00 of 40:00

Hour 2

SET THREE
Dorothy Hindman: Tapping the Furnace
Tapping the Furnace
Innova Recordings/2013
unpitched percussion, voice: Stuart Gerber; text: retired blast furnace worker Clarence Dean; recorded at the Center for Audio Recording Arts, Georgia State University School of Music; composition year: 2006; time: 14:57

Lukas Foss: Echoi I
Echoi/The Fragments of Archilochos/Non-Improvisation
Electronic Music Foundation/1998
piano: Lukas Foss; percussion: Jan Williams; cello: Douglas Davis; clarinet: Edward Yadzinski; recorded at the Buffalo and Erie County Library, November 20, 1968; composition years (Echoi I-IV): 1961-1963; time: 3:43

Donal Fox: River Town Packin’ House Blues*
Gone City
New World Records/1997
Fox/Toupe Duo (poet, reader: Quincy Toupe; piano: Donal Fox); recorded at Edward Pickman Concert Hall, Longy School of Music, Cambridge, Massachusetts, November 5, 1993; composition year: 1993; time: 4:30
*N-word reversed on broadcast versions 

SET FOUR
Elsa Justel: Fy Mor
Desde El Otro Lado — Electroacoustic Music from Latin America (various artists)
O.O. Discs/1998
electroacoustic music (sound sources — kitchen utensils, composer’s voice): Elsa Justel; composition year: 1991; time: 12:12

Carey Nutman: Baltic Icebreaker
The Sea and the Snake
MPS Music and Video/2013
electronic music: Carey Nutman; recorded at the composer’s studio, Houghton-Le-Spring, UK, time: 8:22

SINGLE PLAY
Robert Scott Thompson: Of Natural Magic and Breathing of Trees (excerpt)
Of Natural Magic and Breathing of Trees
Aucourant Records/2017
electroacoustic music: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at the composer’s studio, Roswell, Georgia; composition year: 2017; excerpt time: second 10:00 of 30:00

Hour 3

SET FIVE
Eric Moe: Uncanny Affable Machines
Uncanny Affable Machines
New Focus Recordings/2018
(for electronics and viola); viola: Jessica Meyer; recorded at Oktaven Audio, Mount Vernon, New York, November 23, 2016; time: 9:45

Eric Moe: Mouth Music
Up & At ’em
Albany Records/2002
electroacoustic music: Eric Moe; vocal sounds collected at the MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, New Hampshire; composition year: 1995; time: 5:46

Noah Creshevsky: Intrada
Favorite Encores (Creshevsky/Margolis)
Pogus Productions/2008
electroacoustic music: Noah Creshevsky; vocal samples: Chris Mann; composition year: 2008; time: 3:45

Larry Polansky: selections from Four-Voice Canons
a. Four-Voice Canon #10 — Four Boys Mannin’ (1:05)
b. Four-Voice Canon #12 — Doggerel (From 3 New Hampshire Songs) (2:00)

Four-Voice Canons
Cold Blue Music/2002
a. voice, text: Chris Mann; processing: Larry Polansky; recorded in Hanover, New Hampshire and Melbourne, Australia; composition year: 1997; b. performed by the York Vocal Index, director: John Potter and William Brooks; text: from “The Shaker Manifesto, July 1882”; recorded at Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York, UK, June 22, 2002; composition year: 2000; total selections time: 3:05

SET SIX
Karlheinz Stockhausen: Kurzwellen — Page 2
a. Beginning of page event followed by Instrumental Quartet (0:44)
b. Instrumental Duo (0:22)
c. Radio followed by Instrumental Duo (1:47)
d. Radio followed by Instrumental Duo (2:03)
e. Third “W” radio solo followed by Instrumental Quartet (1:46)
f. Radio followed by Instrumental Duo (1:34)
g. Radio followed by Instrumental Duo (2:22)

Kurzwellen
Mode Records/2018
(for six players with shortwave radio receivers and live electronics); C.L.S.I. Ensemble* (piano: Jacqueline Mefano; shortwave radio, ring modulation, filtering: Lissa Meridan, Gerard Pape; synthesizer, live electronics: Michael Kinney; shortwave radio, live electronics: Martin Phelps, Rodolphe Bourette; viola: Olga Krashenko; Tibetan bowls, live electronics: Stefan Tiedje); conductor: Paul Mefano; recorded at GRM Studios, Radio France, Paris, January 2012; composition year: 1968; total selections time: 10:38
*Circle for the Liberation of Sound and Image

David Tudor: Phonemes (excerpt)
The Art of David Tudor 1963–1992
New World Records/2013
live electronics: David Tudor; recorded in Tel Aviv, November 29, 1992; composition year: 1981; excerpt time: 10:00

SINGLE PLAY
Scott A. Wyatt: In the Arms of Peril
Music from SEAMUS volume 11 [various artists]
SEAMUS/2002
electroacoustic music: Scott Wyatt; recorded at the University of Illinois Experimental Music Studios, Urbana-Champaign; composition year: 2001; time: 10:00

— FIN —

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