Martian Gardens Episode 959

Martian Gardens Episode 959
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
December 26-28, 2018
Contact Max Shea: 
martiangardens@gmail.com
(or just leave a comment below)
Listen: Where and When
Valley Free Radio WXOJ 103.3 FM
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Hour 1

SINGLE PLAY
Daniel Lippel: La Folia Variants (selections) (N. Vigeland)
I. Cadenza (2:25)
II. Sonata (5:28)

“…through which the light shines…” (various composers)
New Focus Recordings/2018
guitar: Daniel Lippel; recorded at Harvard University Electronic Music Studio, January 10, 2004; composer: Nils Vigeland; composition year: 1996; selections time: 7:53

SET ONE
Elizabeth Panzer: Dancing in Place (E. Hovda)
Dancing in Place
O.O. Discs/1999
harp: Elizabeth Panzer; composer: Eleanor Hovda; composition year: 1997; time: 3:30

David Mahler: The Voice of the Poet
The Voice of the Poet — Works on Tape 1972-1986
Artifact Recordings/1997
tape collage (sound sources: Ingram Marshall, Jim Wilke; music by Ingram Marshall, et al.); composition year: 1982; time: 17:45

SET TWO
Ingram Marshall: The Emperor’s Birthday
Ikon and Other Early Works
New World Records/2000
tape phasing: Ingram Marshall; voices: American ethnographer, Ethiopian man, BBC presenters; recorded in Ethiopia during a celebration for Emperor Haile Selassie; composition years 1974-1975, time: 13:36

Alan Licht: Muhammed Ali & The Crickets
A New York Minute
XI Records/2003
tape collage: Alan Licht; edited at Quakebasket, New York City, by Alan Licht and Tim Barnes, 2001; time: 6:51

SINGLE PLAY
Brian Belet: Name Droppings
Sufficient Trouble
Compositions for Computer, Live Instruments, and Voice
Ravello Records/2017
(for voices and Kyma software); realized and mixed at Left Edge Studio, Campbell, California, June 30, 2016, composition year: 2008; time: 5:13

Hour 2

SINGLE PLAY
William S. Burroughs: The Junky’s Christmas
Spare Ass Annie and Other Tales
Island Red Label/1993
voice, text: William S. Burroughs (from Interzone); music: The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy; voice recorded in Lawrence, Kansas; music recorded in San Francisco, California; time: 15:54

SET THREE
George Crumb: A Little Suite for Christmas, A.D. 1979:
a. The Visitation (3:09)
b. Berceuse for the Infant Jesu (1:43)
c. The Shepherd’s Noel (1:09)
d. Adoration of the Magi (3:00)
e. Nativity Dance (0:58)
f. Canticle of the Holy Night (3:03)
g. Canticle of the Bells (3:31)

The Complete Crumb Edition Vol. 1
Songs, Drones and Refrains of Death, Apparition, Suite for Christmas
Bridge Records/1991
piano: Lambert Orkis; recorded at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, October 1982; composition year: 1979; total time: 15:00

John Cage: The Seasons — A Ballet in One Act (selections)
a. Prelude 1 (1:56)
b. Winter (1:36)
c. Prelude 2 (0:56)

The Piano Works 3
Mode Records/1998
piano: Stephen Drury; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, March 1993; composition year: 1947; total selections time: 4:28

SINGLE PLAY
Elaine Barkin: Mixed Modes
Open Space 34 — Elaine R. Barkin
Open Space/2016
clarinet, bass clarinet: William O. Smith; The University of Washington Contemporary Group; composition year: 1975; time: 13:35

SINGLE PLAY
Christian Wolff: selections from Keyboard Miscellany
a. Keyboard Miscellany No. 5 (3:30)
b. Keyboard Miscellany No. 3 — For Alvin Lucier (1:58)
c. Keyboard Miscellany No. 11 — Alternate Version (0:49)

Incidental Music and Keyboard Miscellany
Mode Records/2015
piano: Christian Wolff; recorded at Studio 2, Radiohuset, Stockholm, Sweden, October 18-19, 2005; composition year: 1997; total selections time: 6:17

Hour 3

SET FOUR
Richard Karpen: Life Studies #1
Solo/Tutti
Centaur Records/2004
(for clarinet and computer-realized sound); clarinet: William O. Smith; recorded at the Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media, University of Washington, Seattle; composition year: 1993; time: 10:52

Richard Karpen: Aperture II (excerpt)
Aperture II//Elliptic
Neuma Records/2016
(for amplified string quartet and electronics); performed by the Jack Quartet; recorded at Jones Playhouse, SuperCollider 3 programming: Richard Karpen; Seattle, March 14, 2014; composition year: 2014; excerpt time: 10:00

SET FIVE
Tim Patterson: Three Pieces for the Winter Solstice (J. Bergamo)
I. (2:26)
II. (0:33)
III. (2:52)

Like Style, Dig? The Music of John Bergamo
Innova Recordings/2015
(for solo vibraphone); vibraphone: Tim Patterson; recorded at Black House Studios, Madison, Wisconsin; composition year: 1968; composer: John Bergamo; time: 4:41

Stuart Saunders Smith: Links No. 7 (New England Night Weave)
The Links Series of Vibraphone Essays
New World Records/2009
(for solo vibraphone); vibraphone: Jude Traxler; recorded at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, October 2008; composition year: 1989; time: 12:42

Peter Garland: When I Die…(Saigyō)
Moon Viewing Music (Inscrutable Stillness Studies #1)
Cold Blue Music/2018
percussion: William Winant; recorded at Architecture Studio, Los Angeles, August 2017; composition year: 2016; time: 5:24

SET SIX
Alvin Curran: I’m Confessin’ (That I Love You) (Neiburg/Daugherty/Reynolds)
Endangered Species
New World Records/2018
Yamaha Disklavier computerized piano: Alvin Curran; recorded at Studio Fonorecord, Avezzano, Italy, January, 2018; composers: Al Neiburg, Doc Daugherty, Ellis Reynolds; arr. Alvin Curran; composition year: 1929; time: 4:06

Sergio Sorrentino: Urutora-man (V. Stiefel)
Dream — American Music for Electric Guitar (various composers)
Mode Records/2018
electric guitar: Sergio Sorrentino; recorded in Vercelli, Italy, 2015-2017; composer: Van Stiefel; composition year: 2014; time: 4:57

— FIN —

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