Martian Gardens Episode 975

Martian Gardens Episode 975
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
May 12, 2019
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Hour 1

Horatiu Radulescu: Christe eleison, Op. 69
Works for Organ & for Cello
Mode Records/2019
organ: Catheribne Marie Tunnell; recorded at the Cathedral of Rottenberg, Germany; May 19, 2016; composition year: 1986; time: 15:03

Miguel del Aguila: Clocks, Op. 58
a. Shelves Full of Clocks (3:00)
b. Midnight Strikes (0:25)
c. The Old Clock’s Story (3:14)
d. Sundial 2000 B.C. (2:07)
e. Romance of the Swiss Clock (4:48)
f. The Joy of Keeping Time (5:43)

Salón Buenos Aires
Bridge Records/2009
Camerata San Antonio (violins: Ertan Torgul, Karen Stiles; viola: Emily Watkins Freudigman; cello: Kenneth Freudigman; piano: Kristin Roach); recorded summer, 2008, First United Methodist Church, Boerne, Texas; composition year: 1998; total time: 19:17

Robert Palmer: Toccata Ostinato
Piano Music
New World Records/2019
piano: Adam Tendler; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, June 2018; composition year: 1945; time: 2:19

LaDonna Smith & Davey Williams: Green Song
The Aerial #2 — Spring 1990 (various artists)
vocals, Casiotone: LaDonna Smith; guitar: Davey Williams; composition year: 1988; time: 3:00

In memory of Davey Williams (1952 – April 5, 2019)

Amy Denio: Mayflower
The Big Embrace
Spoot Music/2017
bass guitar, clarinet, percussion, vocals, lyrics: Amy Denio; recorded at the composer’s studio, Seattle; time: 3:23

Bang On A Can All Stars: Seven Sundays (T. Reynolds)
Field Recordings (various composers)
Cantaloupe Music/2015
The Bang On A Can All-Stars (cello: Ashley Bathgate; double bass: Robert Black; percussion: David Cossin; bass clarinet: Ken Thomson; electric guitar: Mark Stewart; piano: Vicky Chow); composer: Todd Reynolds; time: 6:40

Langston Hughes: Democracy*
The Dream Keeper
Mode Records/2017
intoning voice: Eric Mingus; piano: David Amram; soprano saxophone: Catherine Sikora; alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, contra-alto clarinet: Don Davis; flute, Native American flute: Cynthia Chatis; Hammond organ: Scip Gallant; bass: Chris Stambaugh; drums: Mike Barron; percussion: Shawn Russell, Frank Laurino; guitar, music director, arranger: David Simon; text: Langston Hughes, 1949; recorded at Thundering Sky Studio, South Berwick, Maine, April 2012; total time: 2:31

Jane Antonia Cornish: Into Silence II *
Into Silence
Innova Recordings/2017
piano: Vicky Chow; recorded at Avatar Studio, New York City, dates unspecified; total time: 2:39

Delia Derbyshire: Dance from ‘Noah’ **
BBC Radiophonic Workshop — A Retrospective (various artists)
BBC Music/2008
EMS VC3 synthesizer: Delia Derbyshire; composition year: 1971; time: 0:53

*Not included on WXOJ version
**WXOJ version only

Hour 2

Beth Anderson: Torero Piece
Peachy Keen-O
Pogus Productions/2003
speech sounds: Beth Anderson; narrative: Marjorie Anderson; composition year: 1973; time: 7:54

Pauline Oliveros & Fanni Green: Time Piece (excerpt)
Tellus 27 — Mini-Mall
accordion, tapes, FM transmitter, voice: Pauline Oliveros; voice: Fanni Green; texts: Fanni Green, Pauline Oliveros; composition year: 1992; excerpt time: 11:48

Pauline Oliveros & Alvin Curran
a. Introduction to Maritime Rites concerts (Rattlesnake Mountain) (1:27)
b. Rattlesnake Mountain (10:46)

Maritme Rites
New World Records/2004
accordion: Pauline Oliveros; field recordings: whistle buoy (Robinson’s Rock, Penobscot Bay, Maine), three-toned gong (Camden, Maine), foghorns (Rockland Harbor, Maine); voice: Karen McLean, Lighthouse Keeper, U.S. Coastguard (Doubling Point, Maine); accordion composition year (Rattlesnake Mountain: 1982); original production year (Maritime Rites concerts): 1985; time w/ intro: 11:14

Elaine Barkin: …of shreds and patches…
Open Space 34
Open Space/2017
for MIDI piano, harpsichord, and string bass; composition year: 2013; time: 4:12

Ruth Lomon: Dialogue
Ruth Lomon at 80
Neuma Records/2010
harpsichord: Vivian Montgomery; vibraphone: John Andress; recorded at the Women’s Studies Research Center, Brandeis University, November 14, 2010; composition year: 1964; time: 3:28

Arlene Sierra: Butterflies Remember a Mountain
a. Butterflies (2:54)
b. Remember (4:03)
c. A Mountain (3:34)

Arlene Sierra, Vol. 3 — Butterflies Remember a Mountain
Bridge Records/2018
viola: Nicola Benedetti; cello: Leonard Elschenbroich; piano: Alexei Grynyuk; recoreded at The Royal Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, February 2015; composition year: 2013; total time: 10:31

Hour 3

Louis Karchin: Dreamscape
Dark Mountains/Distant Lights
New Focus Recordings/2016
oboe: Jacqueline Leclair; violin: Miranda Cuckson; recorded at Oktaven Audio, Mount Vernon, New York, composition year: 2016; time: 10:21

Charles Norman Mason: Amalgam I
Music from SEAMUS Volume 2 (various artists)
Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States
New Focus Recordings/2019 (orig. SEAMUS/1993)
(for oboe and computer-generated tape); oboe: David Weber; composition year: 1988; time: 8:39

Jinok Cho: CoCo III (Concrète Composition)
Measures of Change (various artists)
School of Music, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign/2011
(electroacoustic music for fixed media); sound sources: bowl, glass bottle, key, coins, thunder sheet, paper; realized at the Experimental Music Studios of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; composition year: 2017; time: 7:00

Zack Browning: Coming Up Sevens
Funktasia — Music by Zack Browning and Sever Tipei
Centaur Records/2006
xylophone: Jeff Matter; marimba: Andrew Buchanan; vibraphone: Sean Darby; piano: Soohyun Yun; electric guitar: Cyrus Pireh; conductor: Zack Browning; recorded at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; composition year: 1987; time: 8:23

Alan Sondheim: 770 — xylophone, bass, tabla 3/21
ESP-Disk’/2008 (orig. 1967)
xylophone: Alan Sondheim; bass: Chris Mattheson; tabla: Barry Sugarman; recorded in Providence, Rhode Island, January 1967; time: 3:19

Sō Percussion: Recitative (P. Lansky)
Paul Lansky — Threads
Cantaloupe Music/2010
percussion: Sō Percussion; recorded at Avatar Studios, New York City, 2008; composer: Paul Lansky; composition year: 2005; time: 1:54

Mei Fang Lin: Mistress of the Labyrinth
PARMA Music Festival Live 2013 (various artists)
Navona Records/2014
piano: Mei Fang Lin; recorded at the PARMA Music Festival, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, August, 2013; time: 8:20

Ikue Mori: Fox Tail
Tzadik Records/2001
percussion, electronics, programming: Ikue Mori; recorded at Frank Booth, Brooklyn, December 2000; time: 2:42

— FIN —

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