Martian Gardens Episode 966

Martian Gardens Episode 966
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
February 27-28, 2019
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Hour 1

Michael Jon Fink: selections from Celesta
a. From the Singing River (2:12)
b. First Star, Last Star (2:54)

Cold Blue Music/2018
celesta: Michael Jon Fink; recorded at Architecture Studios, Los Angeles, September 28-29, 2018; total selections time: 5:30

Rory Cowal: Variations in A (On a theme by my father) (J. Tenney)
Clusters — American Piano Explorations (various artists)
New World Records/2018
piano: Rory Cowal; recorded at Pyatt Hall, Vancouver, British Columbia; composer: James Tenney; composition year: 1955; time: 2:53

Auréole Trio: Chamber Music (P. Ben-Haim)
I. Pastoral (2:49)
II. Burlesque (1:45)
III. Melody (3:18)

Embracing the Wind (various composers)
American Modern Recordings/2018
Auréole Trio (flute: Laura Gilbert; viola: Mary Hammann; harp: Stacey Shames); recorded at The Concert Hall, Drew University, Madison, Wisconsin, March 2016; composer: Paul Ben-Haim; composition year: 1978; total time: 7:52

Lei Liang: Lakescape
Bamboo Lights
Bridge Records/2014
(for soprano, piano, percussion); Musicians from soundSCAPE (soprano: Tony Arnold; piano: Thomas Rosenkranz; percussion: Aiyum Huang); recorded at Pollack Hall, Schulich School of Music, McGill University, Montreal, July 18, 2013; composition year: 2012; time: 5:13

Marianne Gythfeldt: Little History of Photography (E. Lyon)
Only Human — Electroacoustic Works for Clarinet (various composers)
New Focus Recordings/2018
clarinet: Marianne Gythfeldt; recorded at Oktaven Audio, Mount Vernon, New York; composer: Eric Lyon; composition year: 2015; time: 9:20

Eric Lyon: Liberation #1
Ex Cathedra
Centaur Records/2004
computer music, sampling, processing: Eric Lyon; composition year: 2003; time: 9:11

Christopher Andrew Arrell: A is for Andiamo
Electroacoustic Music VIII (various artists)
Electroshock Records/2003
for interactive voice samples; composition years: 1997, 2001; time: 2002

David Rosenboom: Predictions, Confirmations, and Disconfirmations
Experimental Music Studios (1958-2008) [various artists]
In Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the
University of Illinois Experimental Music Studios

University of Illinois School of Music/2008
for soloist with MIDI keyboard or pitch follower, HFG [Hierarchical Form Generator] computer software, and automatically responding instruments; composition year: 1991; time: 6:28

Nick Didkovsky: Meat
Hallways — Eleven Musicians and HMSL (various artists)
Frog Peak Music/1993
electric guitar, software: Nick Didkovsky; time: 4:15

Hour 2

Eduardo Kusnir: Blancanieves (Snow White)
Mnémosyne Musique Média/1996
(for narrator and electroacoustic music on tape); narrator: Francis Schwartz; composition years: 1980-1996; time: 14:40

NOTUS: The Giver of Stars (S.D. Sandström)
Of Radiance and Refraction (various composers)
Innova Recordings/2018
NOTUS Contemporary Vocal Ensemble, director: Dominick D’Orio; recorded at the University of Indiana, Bloomington; composer: Sven-David Sandström; text: Amy Lowell; composition year: 2015; time: 5:23

Johanna Beyer:
a. Bees (0:54)
b. The Federal Music Project (5:14)
Sticky Melodies
New World Records/2008
a. piano: Peter Dumsday; composition year: unknown; b. The Astra Choir, conductor: John McCaughey; text: Johanna Beyer; recorded in Melbourne, Australia, November, 2007; composition year: 1936; time: 5:14

Laurie Spiegel: The Hollows
Unseen Worlds
Scarlet Records/1991
computer, digital synthesizers (MusicMouse, MIDI, FM, digital processing and editing): Laurie Spiegel; composition year: 1990; time: 4:49

R. Weis: Floating Window
Glass In Your Ear
R. Weis/2019
electroacoustic music (sound sources: broken glass, broken crockery), Machfive Sampling Software and Digital Performer: Robert Weis; recorded at the composer’s studio, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; time: 3:38

Paula Matthusen: AEG III
Pieces for People
Innova Recordings/2015
for fixed media (sound sources: Kathleen Supové, Yvonne Troxler, pianos; Tiit Helimets, Molly Shaiken, voices); commissioned by the Estonian National Ballet, 2011; time: 5:26

Yvar Mikhashoff: Five Visionary Landscapes Op. 214 (A. Hovhaness)
I. (4:34)
II. (2:31)
III. Evening Bell (3:34)

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: Alan Hovhaness; composition year: 1965; total time: 10:39

Hour 3

The Bifurcators: White Eagles
Gang of Two
Live recordings of ensemble works for instruments, computers, and other electronics
Artifact Recordings/1995
synthesizers, sampling, pre-recorded materials, script, mix, signal processing, radios, electronic noise-makers: Philip Perkins; electric guitar, editing, electronic noise-makers, signal processing: Scott Fraser; pre-recorded voice: Bonnie Barnett; recorded at Scott Fraser’s studio, Los Angeles, 1993; time: 15:12

Mary Lee Roberts: White Writing
I. Bird (1:52)
II. Night Foxes (4:00)

Open Space 9: Computer Works by Mary Lee Roberts
Open Space/1997
computer music: Mary Lee Roberts, mastered at Sonic Solutions, New York University; total time: 5:52

Frances White: Trees, Movement III
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 23 (various artists)
The Composer in the Computer Age — VI
Centaur Records/1996
(for two violins, viola, and computer music on tape); members of the Cassatt Quartet (violins: Muneko Otani; viola: Michiko Oshima); recorded at Taplin Hall, Princeton University, October 1995; composition year: 1992; selection time: 9:08

James Dashow: Oro, Argento, & Legno
Music for Small Ensembles
Capstone Records/1998
(for flute and computer); flute, alto flute, piccolo: Manuel Zurria; recorded at Studio Lead, Rome, Italy, October 11-12, 1996; composition years: 1987-1990; time: 17:15

Dominique Ferraton: White Noise
Deep Wireless 5 — Radio Art Compilation [various artists]
New Adventures in Sound Art/2008
electronic music, processing: Dominique Ferraton; time: 3:52

— FIN —

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