Martian Gardens Episode 950

Martian Gardens Episode 950
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
October 12, 2018
Contact Max Shea: 
martiangardens@gmail.com
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Hour 1

SINGLE PLAY
Benjamin Broening: Traces (i)
Trembling Air
Bridge Records/2012
ensemble Eighth Blackbird; recorded at Camp Concert Hall, University of Richmond, October 2008; composition year: 2010; time: 3:19

SET ONE
Joan La Barbara: A Different Train
The Time is Now (various artists)
Fiction by Melody Sumner Carnahan
Frog Peak Music/1998
voice, percussion, synthesizer, electronics: Joan La Barbara; bowed pianos: Gaylord Mowfrey; text: Melody Sumner Carnahan, “One Pink Mask,” recorded 1996; time: 3:23

Kathleen Supové: Storefront Diva — A Dreamscape (J. La Barbara)
The Debussy Effect (various composers)
New Focus Recordings/2016
(for piano and sonic atmosphere); piano: Kathleen Supové; recorded at Hagman Hall, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury; composition year: 2013, revised 2015; time: 16:03

SET TWO
David R. Mooney: Chasers
Facts About Air
Heavy Mental Music by David R. Mooney
DRM/2009
(for fixed media); tapes recorded by David Mooney at the Richmond Public Library, Richmond, Virginia, and the Carnegie Public Library, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1970; rules for library pages read by Mr. and Mrs. Mooney; composition year: 2004; time: 10:08

David Jaggard: Mary & Ann
Sonic Circuits VIII [various artists]
Innova Recordings/2000
electronics, tapes, guitar, toys, sound effects, voice: David Jaggard; text: Samuel Beckett, “Watt,” recorded at the Sonology Institute, Utrecht, The Netherlands; time: 14:30

SINGLE PLAY
J.K. Randall: Intimacy (a polemic) parts 4, 5, 6, 9, 2*
Open Space 10 (Randall/Boretz)
Open Space/1999
voice (spoken, intoned), tambourine, percussive objects: Jim Randall; recorded in New York City for a meeting of the Society for Music Theory c. 1978; total selections time: 13:31
*Part 2 not included on WXOJ version

Hour 2

SINGLE PLAY
Dorota Czerner: Dunes
Open Space 24 — Works by Dorota Czerner and Elaine Barkin
Open Space/2009
voice, poem: Dorota Czerner; recorded in 2009; time: 8:25

SET THREE
Movses Pogassian: Frises, Movements I & III (K. Saariaho)
I. Frise Jaune (4:22)
III. Pavage (8:14)

Inspired by Bach (Saariaho/Frank/McIntosh)
New Focus Recordings/2018
(for violin and electronics); violin: Movses Pogassian; recorded at UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music; May 23, 2017; composer: Kaija Saariaho; composition year: 2011; inspired by J.S. Bach’s Partita No. 2 for Violin; total selections time: 12:36

Lambarena: Mamoudo Na Sakka Baya Boudouma Ngombi (trad./J.S. Bach)
Bach to Africa — A Tribute to Albert Schweitzer
Sony Classical/1995 (original European release 1993)
(for large ensemble of European classical musicians and performers of traditional music of Gabon); project director: Mariella Bertheas; arrangers: Hughes de Courson, Pierre Akendengué; traditional Gabonese music fused with J.S. Bach’s Prelude in F-sharp Minor; recorded at Studio Acousti, Paris; time:4:08

Yves Daoust: selections from from Chorales ornés
a. In dir ist Freude (2:50)
b. Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein (1:50)

Voix
empreintes DIGITales/2011
Chorals ornés — a rereading of the 14 choral preludes from J.S. Bach’s Orgelbüchlein (BWV 599-644) electroacoustic music, live mixing: Yves Daoust; organ: Régis Rousseau; texts: a. trad. Lutheran hymn; b. trad. Lutheran hymn (; readers: Julie DaoustAnouk Bereau, Philippe MartinVincent Graton, Linda Sorgini, Gaston Miron; realized at the composer’s studio in Monteal; premiered at Remix de Classiques! at Église Saint-Nom-de-Jésus, Montreal, October 2, 2008; commissioned by Orgue et couleurs; composition years: 2007, 2008, 2009; total selections time: 4:40

SET FOUR
Thea Musgrave: On the Underground, Set #2: The Strange and the Exotic
I. Dreams (0:46)
II. I saw a peacock with a fiery tail (2:13)
III. The subway piranhas (1:16)
IV. Dreams (Reprise) (0:51)

Choral Works
Bridge Records/2004
soprano: Margery Daley; The New York Virtuoso Singers, conductor: Harold Rosenbaum; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, June 2002; texts: from 100 Poems on the Underground; (I., IV. Robert Herrick; II. anonymous; III. Edwin Morgan); composition year: 1994; total time: 5:06

Kitty Brazelton: Fishy Wishy (Schubert/Brazelton)
The Alternative Schubertiade (various artists)
CRI/1998
soprano: Renée Santer, mezzo soprano: Dafna Naphtali, alto: Kitty Brazelton; piano: Jed Distler; vibraphone: Danny Tunik; recorded at Dubway Studios, New York City, October 11, 1998; composers: Franz Shchubert; arr. Kitty Brazelton, derived from Schubert’s “Trout Quintet,” 1st Movement — Allegro vivace (A major); composition years: 1819 (Schubert); 1997 (Brazelton); time: 6:41

Henry Cowell: Hymn and Fuguing Tune No. 18
Cowell & Grainger — Works for Saxophones
Mode Records/2016
soprano saxophone: Paul Cohen; contrabass saxophone (Tubax): Ulrich Krieger; recorded at Town Hall, New York City, October 2003; composition year: 1964; time: 3:56

Leo Kupper: selections from Paroles sur Lèvres (tracks 13, 14,** 15*)
Digital Voices
Pogus Productions/2012
(for bass baritone and electronics); bass baritone: Nicholas Isherwood; recorded at Studio de Recherches, Brussels; composition year: 2006; total selections time time: 4:34
*Global Community Radio Version only
**Online versions only

Hour 3

SET FIVE
İlhan Mimaroğlu: Agony (Visual Study No. 4 After Arshile Gorky)
Electronic Music (Mimaroğlu/Cage/Berio)
Turnabout Records/1967
electronic music realized by İlhan Mimaroğlu, Studio 106, Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center, New York City, May 1965; time: 9:24

Erdem Helvacıoğlu: Wounded Breath
Wounded Breath
Aucourant Records/2008
electronic music: Erdem Helvacıoğlu; mastered at ITU MIAM Studios, Istanbul, Turkey; composition year: 2002; time: 11:42

SET SIX
selections from The Frog Peak Collaborations Project —
Dennis Báthory-Kitsz:
a. zéyu (1:08)
b. quânh (1:08)
c. sweeh (1:08)

The Frog Peak Collaborations Project (various artists)
Frog Peak/1998
electronic music: DBK; composer-contributed pieces based on a 66-second soundfile of a text by Chris Mann; contribution period: September 11, 1996 — December 1, 1996; curator: Larry Polansky; DBK selections time: 3:24

Dennis Báthory-Kitsz: Song & March of the Sea Critters
MP3
Malted Media/2015
for “sea critter” samples; composition year: 2015; time: 2:36

Mort Garson/The Blobs: Son of Blob
Electronic Toys 2 (various artists)
Q.D.K. Media/2000
synthesizers, electronics: Mort Garson; composition year: 1971; time: 2:29

BLOB: Robust Bog
The NYFA Collection (various artists)
25 Years of New York New Music
Innova Recordings/2010
double bass, effects devices: John Lindberg; electric guitar, MIDI guitar: Ted Orr; drums: Harvey Sorgen; clarinets, bass saxophone, tuba, bass trombone, flute: Ralph Carney; time: 1:44

Emily Hay: Waiting for Sara
Like Minds
pfMENTUM/2005
voices: Emily Hay; cellos: Michael Intriere; percussion: Brad Dutz; recorded at Brad Dutz’s stuio, Tujunga, California, 2000; mastered at Lee Scott’s studio, Glendale, California, 2004; time: 3:06

Noah Creshevsky: Shadow of a Doubt (Opening)
Hyperrealism in Music 1992 – 2005
NC/2005
electroacoustic music: Noah Creshevsky; composition year: 1999-2000; time: 2:00*
*15 minute version available on Creshevsky/If, Bwana release Favorite Encores (Pogus/2008)

Beth Custer/The Club Foot Orchestra: Purdy Lily, Don’t Die!
In the Broken Fields Where I Lie
BC/1999
The Club Foot Orchestra (electric bass guitar: Myles Boisen; flute, clarinets, alto saxophone, voice: Sheldon Brown; cello: Matt Brubeck; violin: Catherine Clune; clarinets, flute, piano, sampler; trumpet, flugelhorn: Chris Grady; drums, percussion,voice: Elliot Humberto Kavee; guitar, banjo, voice: Steve Kirk; trombone, voice: Richard Marriott; oboe, flutes, piccolo, clarinets: Nik Phelps; conductor: Deirdre McClure; recorded at Hyde Street Studios, San Francisco, and Guerrilla Euphonics, Oakland; time: 3:06

Alvin Curran: Mama Calas
Toto Angelica
ReR Megacorp/2005
keyboard, sampler: Alvin Curran; live processing: Domenico Sciajno; recorded at the composer’s studio: Poggidero-Velletri, Italy, January 2002, remixed 2002-2005; time: 1:50

SINGLE PLAY
David Starobin: Synchronisms 10 (M. Davidovsky)
New Music With Guitar Volume 5 (various artists)
Bridge Records/1993
(for guitar and electronic sounds); guitar: David Starobin; recorded at Master Sound, Astoria, New York, April 27, 1993; electronic portion realized by Mario Davidovsky at the Columbia Princeton Electronic Music Center, New York City, 1992; composer: Mario Davidovsky; composition year: 1992; time: 9:30

— FIN —

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