Martian Gardens Episode 954

Martian Gardens Episode 954
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
November 10-11, 2018
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Hour 1

David Felder: November Sky
Music of David Felder
Bridge Records/1995
flutes: Rachel Rudich; computer music: David Felder; computer processing engineered at at SUNY Buffalo and Banff Centre, Alberta; recorded at the University of California San Diego; 1992; composition year: 1992; time: 16:33

Eric Moe: Up & At ’em, Part II (&)
Up & At ’em
Albany Records/2002
alto flute: Rachel Rudich; English horn: Marcia Butler; bass clarinet: Tim Smith; viola: Lois Martin; piano: Eric Moe; conductor: J. Karla Lemon; recorded at Mastersound, Astoria, New York, January 15, 1996; composition year: 1988; time: 3:19

Eric Moe: Let me tell U about R specials
Uncanny Affable Machines
New Focus Recordings/2018
(for flute sounds and “waitperson” samples); flute: Lindsey Goodman; recorded at Oktaven Audio, Mount Vernon, New York, November 23, 2016; composition year: not listed; time: 9:56

Elaine Barkin: “…out of the air…”
Open Space 34 — Elaine R. Barkin
Open Space/2018
(for basset horn, 4-track tape, and graphic score); basset horn (alto clarinet in F): Georgina Dobrée; composition year: 1988; time: 8:51

Karlheinz Stockhausen: Radio followed by Instrumental Trio (Kurzwellen — Page 4)
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: 1:28
*Circle for the Liberation of Sound and Image

Mathew Rosenblum: Northern Flicker
Lament/Witches’ Sabbath
New Focus Recordings/2018
percussion: Lisa Pegher; recorded at Systems Two, Brooklyn, July 20, 2016; composition year: 2013; time: 8:15

Wendy Mae Chambers:  Snake Dancer
New World Records/1998
percussion: Michael Pugliese, Randy Crafton, Jason Cirker, Charles Kiger, Andy Bowman, Kory Grossman, Mark Belair, Dan McMillan, Frank Cassara, David Cossin, Jimmy Musto, Dominic Donato, conductor: Howard Van Hyning; recorded at St. Paul’s Chapel, Columbia University, July 21, 1994; time: 3:19

Hour 2

Pamela Z: Obsession, Addiction, and the Aristotelian Curve
A Delay is Better
harp: Barbara Imhoff; processing: Pamela Z: composers: Pamela Z, Barbara Imhoff; composition year: 1991; time: 5:09

Kate Soper: Metaphysics
Ipsa Dixit
New World Records/2018
Wet Ink Ensemble (soprano: Kate Soper; flute: Erin Lesser; percussion: Ian Antonio; violin: Josh Modney); texts: Aristotle (Metaphysics); recorded at EMPAC, Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York; composition year: 2010-2016; time: 19:41

David Mahler: The King of Angels
Works on Tape 1972-1986
Artifact Recordings/1997
(for Elvis samples and Buchla Synthesizer); created by David Mahler; remastered by Tom Erbe at the California Institute of the Arts; composition years: 1977-1978; time: 9:33

Christian Marclay: His Master’s Voice (excerpt)
Atavistic Records/1997
turntables, phonograph records, live sound collage: Christian Marclay; recorded at The Kitchen, NYC, 1982; time: 4:01

Negativland: How Long Have You Been Waiting for U2?*
Fair Use
samples, sound collage: Negativland; time: 7:48

R We Who R We: Hi is My Name**
R We Who R We
New Focus Recordings/2013
voice: Ted Hearne; feedback, mixer: Philip White; lyrics: Marshall Mathers; time: 2:54

David Hahn: Apocalypse Cow**
Apocalypse Cow/Chernobyl
Fin Records/2011
sampling (G. W. Bush, D. Rumsfeld, aircraft, bombs, cows, porn sounds): David Hahn; composition year: 2010; time: 1:39

Amy Denio: Donald the Lump
The Big Embrace
Spoot Music/2017
voice, guitar, percussion, lyrics: Amy Denio; sampled voice: a president who shall remain unnamed; recorded at Spoot Studio, Seattle, fall 2017; time: 2:41

*Broadcast and radio4all versions only
**On-line versions only

Yvar Mikhashoff: Nickel in the Slot (E. E. Confrey)
Panorama of American Piano Music (various composers)
from Antheil to Zappa: 1911 to 1991
Mode Records/2013
piano: Yvar Mikhashoff; recorded at Slee Hall, Buffalo, New York, 1991-1992; composer:  Edward Elzear “Zez” Confrey; composition year: 1923; total time: 2:36

Henry Brant: Whoopee in D
The Henry Brant Collection Volume 8
Innova Recordings/2008
Netherlands Wind Ensemble, conductor: Henry Brant; recorded at the Holland Music Festival, Vredenburg, Utrecht, The Netherlands, June 8, 1984; composition years: 1938, 1984; time: 4:25

Hour 3

Alvin Curran: Crystal Psalms, Part 2
Crystal Psalms
New Albion Records/1994
(for large ensembles, choirs, and pre-recorded sounds) an homage to Kristallnacht for its 50th anniversary; a concert performed by seven European radio stations, October 20, 1988; remixed by Alvin Curran, 1991; time: 29:20

Thomas DeLio: Contrecoup
New Music Series Volume 3 (various artists)
Neuma Records/1993
(for soprano, flute, piano, percussion); The University of New Mexico Contemporary Chamber Ensemble, conductor: Christopher Shultis; text: Stéphane Mallarmé; composition year: 1987; time: 10:53

Mary Lee Roberts: Madeleines
I. (0:45)
II. (3:55)
III. (0:46)
IV. (1:00)
V. (0:37)

Open Space 9 — Mary Lee Roberts
Open Space/1997
computer-generated music; recorded at New York University, 1997; total time: 7:03

Daria Semegen: Vignette
Stony Brook Soundings Volume 2 [various artists]
Bridge Records/2010
piano: Cathy Callis; recorded at Springer Hall, CUNY Staten Island, July 1999; composition year: 1997; time: 7:28

Larry Polansky: The World’s Longest Melody — Piano Study #11
Hallways — Eleven Musicians and HMSL (various artists)
Frog Peak Music/1993
piano, HMSL programming: Larry Polansky; recorded at Bregman Electroacoustic Music Studios, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire; composition year: not listed; time: 2:54

— FIN —

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