Martian Gardens Episode 984

Martian Gardens Episode 984
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
July 27-28, 2019
Contact Max Shea: martiangardensmax@gmail.com 

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Hour 1

SINGLE PLAY
Judith Shatin: Three Summers Heat–
a. Just Now the Sea-Green Banners Fly (2:09)
b. Just Now the Early Peach is Red (1:57)
c. It’s Midsummer and Too Hot to Walk (3:29)
d. Summer Earth is Windless. Heat Still Presses (1:49)
e. Light Clothes! Few Clothes! (2:00)
f. I Remember Desire like White Light (3:20)
g. I Raise my Head to Look at T’ung Trees (2:20)

CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 29 [various artists]
Music from VCCM: Virginia Center for Computer Music University of Virginia
Centaur Records/1999
soprano: Susan Narucki; text: Tzu Yeh (Chin Dynasty); recorded at Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University, August, 1998; composition year: 1989; total time: 17:48

SET ONE
J.K. Randall: Boogiebop & Cartoon
A Garland of C-sound (Open Space 17)
Open Space/2004
computer music, recitation: Jim Randall; recorded at Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University, April 17, 2001; text: Jorie Graham (The Spectators); composition year: 2001; time: 16:55

Wesley Fuller: from the Reformation Journal (from Vers)
Music Text II (various artists)
Capstone Records/2001
computer music (C-sound): Wesley Fuller; speaking voice: Kim Fuller; text: Jorie Graham (Swarm); composition year: 2001; total time: 4:05

SET TWO
Jeff Greinke: Oceanic Lift
Places of Motility
Hypnos Records/1998 (orig. Dossier Records/1988)
electronics, guitar, piano, wood flutes, plastic tubes, voice, processing: Jeff Greinke; recorded Simultaneous Studios, Seattle, September 1986; remastered by M. Griffin, at Chromatic II, Portland, Oregon, 1998; time: 4:14

Carey Nutman: Land Below the Wind, Part 3
Land Below the Wind
MPS Music and Video/2011
electroacoustic music: Carey Nutman; recorded at the composer’s studio, Houghton-Le-Spring, UK; time: 3:32

Brian Eno:
a. Quartz (2:00)
b. Events in Dense Fog (3:42)

Music for Films
Editions EG/1987 (orig. LP/1978)
synthesizers, keyboards, treatments: Brian Eno; total time: 5:42

Hour 2

SET THREE
Stuart Saunders Smith: Among Us
Palm Sunday
New World Records/2019
piano: Kyle Adam Blair; recorded at Conrad Prebys Hall, University of California San Diego, October 2015; composition year: 2007; time: 11:56

Morton Feldman: For Bunita Marcus (Beginning to Measure 289)
For Bunita Marcus
Mode Records/2019
piano: Aki Takahashi; recorded at Teldex Studio, Berlin, Germany, October 2007; composition year: 1985; time: 10:28

SINGLE PLAY
Bang On a Can: Adam & Eve (B. Marcus)
Bang On a Can Live, Vol. 3 (various artists)
CRI/1994
Bang On a Can All-Stars (flute: Susan Stenger; violin: Marilyn Gibson; cello: Joshua Gordon; percussion: Yiu Kwang Chung; percussion: Tom Goldstein; piano: Sheri Bauer), conductor: Bunita Marcus; recorded at WNYC, c. 1990; composer: Bunita Marcus; composition year: 1987; time: 18:55

SET FOUR
Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti: In manus tuas (C. Shaw)
In manus tuas
New Focus Recordings/2019
viola: Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti; recorded at Oktaven Audio, Mt. Vernon, New York; composer: Caroline Shaw; composition year: 2009; time: 6:35

D.J. Sparr: selections from Earthcaster Suite
a. Drips (2:21)
b. Bells (1:21)
c. Family (1:00)

Electric Bands
Innova Recordings/2019
violins: Karen Strittmatter Galvin; percussion: Shawn Galvin; guitars, banjo, mandolin: D.J. Sparr; violas: Kimberly Sparr; cellos: Jake Wenger; double bass, Hammond organ: Mark Morton; recorded at Bunker Sound Productions, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and Amusement Park Recordings Studio, Lubbock, Texas; for Minnow Media’s documentary, Earthcaster; total selections time: 4:42

Hour 3

SET FIVE
Sophie Delafontaine: Ressort spiral
Accord ouvert
empreintes DIGITALes/2019
for fixed media; recorded at the composer’s studio, Brussels, 2014-2016; premiered at the ÉlectroBelge concert, Espace Senghor, Brussels; composition years: 2014-2016; time: 10:35

Alwin Nikolais: Revels — Dance 3
The Electronic Dance Music of Alwin Nikolais
CRI/1993
digital synthesizers: Alwin Nikolais; composition year: 1986; time: 6:24

Paul Lansky: Looking Back
Ride
Bridge Records/2000
computer music on tape: Paul Lansky; recorded at Princeton University; composition year: 1996; time: 3:33

SET SIX
Bang On a Can All-Stars: Big Beautiful Dark and Scary (J. Wolfe)
Big Beautiful Dark and Scary
Cantaloupe Music/2011
Bang On a Can All-Stars (cello: Ashley Bathgate; bass: Robert Black; piano: Vicky Chow; drums, percussion: David Cossin; electric guitar: Mark Stewart; clarinet: Evan Ziporyn), recorded at the Dolan Music Recording Studio, New York University, June-September, 2010; composer: Julia Wolfe; composition year: 2002; time: 8:59

Annie Gosfield: Phantom Shakedown
Almost Truths and Open Deceptions
Tzadik/2012
piano, samples, electronics: Annie Gosfield, composition year: 2010; time: 8:13

Thomas Newman & Rick Cox: Goldmine Nectarine
35 Whirlpools Below Sound
Cold Blue Music/2014
piano, phase metals, sound effects, processing: Thomas Newman, Rick Cox; recorded in Pacific Palisades, California; time: 3:53

SET SEVEN
Lee Noyes & J.C. Combs: Time Worn
Confessions of a Deviant Machine
Con-V Edition/2011
percussion, prepared piano, electronics, processing: Lee Noyes; electronics, piano, processing: J.C. Combs; recorded in Dunedin, Arizona, and Seattle, Washington, 2009-2011; time: 3:49

Jorge Antunes: Insubstituível 2
In Defense of the Machine
Pogus Productions/2011
(for cello and electronic sounds); cello: Guerra Vicente; recorded at Estúdio GRM, Brasília, Brazil, September 27, 2007; composition year: 1967; time: 3:31

Robert Een: Breakdown Eleven (return)
Mystery Dances
Starkland/2002
percussion: Hearn Gadbois; accordion: Carter Burwell; composition year: 1992; time: 2:47

— FIN —

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