Martian Gardens Episode 967

Martian Gardens Episode 967
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
March 7-8, 2019
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Hour 1

Bernadette Speach: Pensées
a. Movement I (2:49)
b. Movement II (2:09)
c. Movement III (3:29)

Without Borders
Mode Records/1988
guitar: Jeffrey Schanzer; composition year; 1983; total time: 8:30

D.J. Sparr: Elegy After Midnight*
Electric Bands
Innova Recordings/2019
soprano: Kristina Bachrach; electric guitar: D.J. Sparr; recorded at Rocking Horse Studios, Pittsfield, New Hampshire, 2017; time: 4:28
*from I Can Hear Her Through the Thin Wall Singing, Movement I

Dalia Raudonikytė-With: Primo cum lumine solís
New Focus Recordings/2017
guitar: Daniel Lippel; recorded at Harvestworks, New York City; composition year: 2017; time: 3:30

John Schneider: Palace Music (L. Harrison)
Just Guitars (various composers)
Bridge Records/2003
guitar: John Schneider; recorded at BBAT Productions, Studio 34, Woodland Hills, California; July 2000-July 2001; composer: Lou Harrison; composition years: 1971, 1988; time: 2:18

Harry Partch: Harrington Ranch, June 24, 1935
Bitter Music
Bridge Records/2011
narrator: John Schneider; piano: Richard Valitutto; recorded at Second Story Studio, Venice, California; composition year: 1935; time: 13:38

Harry Partch: Eight Hitchhikers’ Inscriptions on a Highway Railing at Barstow, California
Enclosure — 2
Historic Speech-Music Recordings from the Harry Partch Archives
Innova Recordings/1995
voice: William Wendlandt; adapted guitar and voice: Harry Partch; chromelodeon: Christine Charnstrom; kithara: Lee Hoiby; recorded by Dr. Warren Gilson, Madison, Wisconsin, 1945; composition year: 1941; time: 8:26

Anthony Cheung: The Real Book of Fake Tunes, Part I
Cycles and Arrows
New Focus Recordings/2018
flutes: Claire Chase; Spektral Quartet (violins: Clara Lyon, Maeve Feinberg; viola: Doyle Armbrust; cello: Russell Rolen); recorded at Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, Enanston, Illinois, April 2017; composition year: 2015; selection time: 2:44

Claire Chase: Density 21.5 (E. Varèse)
New Focus Recordings/2013
solo flute: Claire Chase; recorded at Oktaven Studio, Yonkers; composer: Edgard Varèse; composition year: 1936; time: 4:14

Hour 2

Robert Scott Thompson: Seven Bridges
Acousmatique Records/2018
synthesizers, computers: RST; recorded at the composer’s studio, Roswell, Georgia; composition year: 2018; time: 3:32

Steven Schick: Stone Bridges (K. Saariaho)
Drumming in the Dark (various composers)
Neuma Records/2000
percussion: Steve Schick; recorded at Warren Studios, University of California San Diego, 1997-1998; composer: Kaija Saariaho; composition year: 1995; selections time: 2:55
*from Six Japanese Gardens

R. Weis: The Icosahedron Jam
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

Fibre: Former Tenants of the Tetrahedron
I Cried at the Fair
Fibre Foundation/1992
keyboards, percussion, electronics: Mac Quayle, Joe Mendelson, Ben Nitze; recorded at D&D Recording, New York City; time: 4:51

The Freight Elevator Quartet: File Under Futurism
Fix It In Post (Live, 1997-2000)
Cycling ’74/2000
keyboards, percussion, electronic percussion, samples: Stephen Krieger; cello: Rachel Finn; didgeridoo, keyboards, bass, synthesized bass: Paul Feuer; Max/MSP programming, guitar, keyboards, analog modular synthesizers: R. Luke Dubois; recorded in New York City, time: 5:34

Hans Tutschku: Firmament — Schlaflos (excerpt)
empreintes DIGITALes/2015
electroacoustic music realized at at Harvard University Studio for Electroacoustic Composition (HUSEAC), Cambridge, Massachusetts; voice: Sarah Sun;  premiered at the Festival Inventionen in St Elisabeth-Kirche, Berlin, July 29, 2010; composition year: 2010; excerpt time: 7:17

Krzysztof Penderecki: Ewangelia (Gospel Reading)*
Jutrznia – Utrenja
Polskie Nagrania Muza/2011 (orig. LP/1972)
Symphony Orchestra Of The National Philharmonic, Warsaw, conductor: Andrzej Markowski; composition years: 1970-1971; time: 2:20
*from Utrenja II — The Resurrection of Christ

Anatoly Pereslegin: Model 2 — Mark, Part 1
Passion Models
Electroshock Records/2004
synthesizers, electronics: Anatoly Peresligin; recorded at Electroshock Studios, Moscow, October 2003; composition year: 2004; time: 7:03

Ronald Perera: Schlaflos*
Crossing the Meridian
soprano: Elsa Charlston; Boston Musica Viva, conductor: Richard Pittman; text: Günter Grass; electronic tape recorded 1974 at Smith College Electronic Music Studios; composition year: 1974; time: 5:20
*from Three Poems of Günter Grass

Arditti Quartet: Movement (H. Birtwistle)
Arditti Quartet 1974-1994 (various composers)
The Arditti Quartet (violins: Irvine Arditti, David Alberman; viola: Levine Andrade; cello: Rohan de Saram); composer: Harrison Birtwistle; composition year: 1991; time: 3:49

György Kurtág: selections from Signs, Games and Messages
a. Jelek (Signs) I (0:50)
b. Jelek (Signs) II (0:36)

Signs, Games and Messages
ECM New Series/2003
Orlando Trio (violin: Hiromi Kikuchi; viola: Ken Hakii; cello: Stefan Metz); composition years: circa 1989 (from Signs, Games and Messages, 1989-onward); recorded at Radio DRS, Zürich, Switzerland, winter 2002; total selections time: 1:26

Hour 3

Left Hand Right Hand: Fat Tuesday
Arrhythmia II — Compilation of Percussion Music (various artists)
Charnel House Productions/1993
Left Hand Right Hand performers: Paul Ackerley, Andrew Brown, Tim Brown, with Karl Blake, Charlie Collins, Lol Coxhill, George Haslam, Karen Madsen, Q, Vic Shepherd; recorded at DMF Studios, Sheffield, UK, 1992; time: 3:23

Chas Smith: Endless Mardi Gras
Cold Blue Music/2005
jet engine sounds, notch filters (signal processing), steel guitar, flute, zither, Guitarzilla steel pedal, copper box: Chas Smith; recorded at TDS Studio, Encino, California; mastered at Acoustech Mastering, Camarillo, California; composition years: 2003-2005; time: 20:50

Peter Thoegersen: Milko
Three Pieces in Polytempic Polymicrotonality
New World Records/2019
synthesizer: Peter Thoegersen; recorded at the composer’s studio, Ventura, California, July 27, 2018; composition years: 2013-206; time: 28:25

Tod Dockstader: Four Telemetry Studies No. 2
tape music sourced from three rewired audio test generators; composition year: 1965; selection time: 2:34

— FIN —

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