Martian Gardens Episode 968

Martian Gardens Episode 968
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
March 20-21, 2019
Contact Max Shea: martiangardens@gmail.com 

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Hour 1

SINGLE PLAY
Sascia Pellegrini: Alchemical Studies I (C. Pepples)
Sascia Pellegrini Plays Music by Boretz, Pepples, and Pellegrini
Open Space/2017
piano, vibraphone, processing: Sascia Pellegrini; composer: Craig Pepples; composition year: 2014; time: 4:28

SET ONE
Michael Jon Fink: Softly Yellowed Moon
Celesta
Cold Blue Music/2018
celesta: Michael Jon Fink; recorded at Architecture Studios, Los Angeles, September 28-29, 2018; time: 1:41

Eric Moe: And No Birds Sing
Uncanny Affable Machines
New Focus Recordings/2018
(for electronics and keyboard); keyboard: Eric Moe; recorded at Oktaven Audio, Mount Vernon, New York, February 13, 2018; time: 9:04

Peter Thoegersen: Herniated Discs Much Better Now
Three Pieces in Polytempic Polymicrotonality
New World Records/2019
synthesizers: Peter Thoegersen; recorded at the composer’s studio, Ventura, California, March 28, 2018; composition year: 2018; time: 8:10

SINGLE PLAY
Rick Baitz: Chthonic Dances
Into Light
Innova Recordings/2018
(for string quartet); violins: Joyce Hammann, Mary Rowell; viola: Beth Meyers; cello: Ashley Bathgate; recorded at Dubway Studios, New York City, June 2016; composition years: 2011, revised 2016; time: 21:54

SET TWO
Robert Een: Roman Bath
Mystery Dances
Starkland/2002
percussion: Hearn Gabois; accordion: Carter Burwell; voices: Timothy Hill, Nina Mankin; time: 6:15

Glenn Kotche: The Haunted Viaduct (The Haunted, Movement 4)
Adventureland
Cantaloupe Music/2014
piano: Lisa Kaplan, Yvonne Lam; percussion: Matthew Duvall, Doug Perkins; recorded at Ganz Hall, Music Institute of Chicago; time: 5:49

Hour 2

SET THREE
Steven Ricks: Beyond the Zero
Mild Violence
Bridge Records/2008
(for electronics and violin); violin: Curtis Macomber; premiered by Curtis Macomber, Friends and Enemies of New Music concert, New York City, April 22, 2005; composition year: 2005; time: 10:55

Mario Davidovsky: Duo Capriccioso
The Music of Mario Davidovsky Volume 3
Bridge Records/2005
violin: Curtis Macomber; piano: Aleck Karis; recorded at K.A.S. Music Sound, Astoria, New York; composition year: 2003; time: 9:59

SINGLE PLAY
Mark Bokowiec: Consulting Oracles
Visitations
MPS Music and Video/2018
electroacoustic music: Mark Bokowiec; realized at the composer’s Bodycoder System, University of Huddersfield, UK; time: 19:55

SET FOUR
Sergio Sorrentino: Warmth (D. Lang)
Dream — American Music for Electric Guitar
Mode Records/2018
(for two electric guitars); electric guitars: Sergio Sorrentino; recorded in Vercelli, Italy, 2015, 2017; composer: David Lang; composition year: 2006; time: 7:04

Gong Linna & The Bang on a Can All-Stars: River
Cloud River Mountain
Cantaloupe Music/2017
vocals: Gong Linna; cello: Ashley Bathgate; bass: Robert Black; piano: Vicky Chow; percussion: David Cossin; electric guitar: Mark Stewart; clarinet and bass clarinet: Ken Thomson; composer: Michael Gordon; text: Qu Yuan, He Bo (sic.); recorded at Water Music, Hoboken, New Jersey, June 2015; total selections time: 4:43

Hour 3

SET FIVE
Patricia Spencer: Kairos (J. Shatin)
Narcissus and Kairos (Works by Thea Musgrave and Judith Shatin)
Neuma Records/1997
(for flute, computer, and effects processing); flute: Patricia Spencer; composer: Judith Shatin; composition year: 1991; time: 15:50

Jean Derome: Les cheminées
a. Les cheminées I (1:41)
b. Les cheminées II (1:37)
c. Les cheminées III (1:56)
d. Les cheminées IV (1:45)

Musiques de chambres 1992-2012
Ambiances Magnétiques/2014
(for eight flutes); Ensemble de flûtes Alizé (piccolo 1: Anne-Marie Saint-Jacques, piccolo 2: Jocelyn Roy; flute 1: Geneviève Deraspes; flute 2: Yuki Isami; alto flute: François Gosselin; alto flute 2: Diane Caplette; bass flute 1: Daniel Harnois; bass flute 2: Josée Désautels); recorded at Studio 270, Montreal, September 25, 1997; composition year: 1997; total time: 6:59

SET SIX
Jeff Herriott: selections from The Stone Tapestry
a. Purification of the Stone (3:18)
b. Draping the Walls with Ice (3:02)

The Stone Tapestry
New Focus Recordings/2017
(for flutes, glass objects, bells, and percussion); Due East (Erin Lesser, Gregory Beyer, percussion); Third Coast Percussion (David Skidmore, Robert Dillon, Peter Martin, Sean Connors (flutes, percussion, glassware, gongs, pipes, stones, water bowls, crotales); recorded at Norther Illinois University, DeKalb; composition year: 2014; total selections time: 6:20

John Cage: Second Construction
The Works for Percussion 2
Mode Records/2012
Third Coast Percussion; recorded at Boutell Memorial Concert Hall, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, June 2011; composition year: 1940; time: 7:50

Joel Gressel: Crossings
Computer Generations (various artists)
CRI/1996 (orig. LP/1978)
computer music realized at the Godfrey Winham Laboratory, Princeton University, 1976; composition year: 1976; time: 8:54

SET SEVEN
Nicolas Bernier: Antithèse électronique
Travaux mécaniques
empreintes DIGITALes/2012
electronics: Nicolas Bernier; recorded at the composer’s studio, Montreal; composition year: 2011; time: 1:00

Antonio Russek: Concretando (MP3)
eContact! Canadian Electrocacoustic Community Issue 8.4 (various artists)
econtact/2005
electroacoustic music: Antonio Russek; composition year: 1993; time: 2:17

Desmond Briscoe and Maddalena Fagandini: Outside
BBC Radiophonic Workshop — A Retrospective (various artists)
BBC Music/2008
tapes, electronics: Desmond Briscoe, Maddalena Fagandini; composition year: 1959; time: 0:36

Inferno Speed Gown: Translunar Standstill (excerpt)
Deep Wireless 4 — Radio Art Compilation (various artists)
New Adventures in Sound Art/2007
electronics (including satellite transmissions): Susan Chafe; recorded at the composer’s home studio, Winnipeg, Canada; time: 2:40

— FIN —

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