Martian Gardens Episode 986

Martian Gardens Episode 986
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
August 11, 2019
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Hour 1

Naked Eye Ensemble: Wrong, Wrong, Wrong!
New Focus Recordings/2019
voice, toy instruments: Ju-Ping Song; composer Ge Gan-ru; composition year: 2006; time: 12:31

Xenia Pestova: An Wem — Notes from Underground (D. Hurst)
Shadow Piano
Innova Recordings/2013
(composer: Derek Hurst, for toy piano and electronics) toy piano: Xenia Pestova; recorded at Streetlight Sound, Somerville, Massachusetts; composition year: 2007; time: 5:48

Margaret Leng Tan: Put My Little Shoes Away (trad; G. Crumb)
From American Songbook VI
She Herself Alone–The Art of the Toy Piano 2
Mode Records/2010
voice, toy piano, toy percussion (quartet): Margaret Leng Tan; recorded at Systems II, Brooklyn, January 2010; composition year: 2008; time: 3:22

Margaret Leng Tan: from Old MacDonald’s Yellow Submarine (E. Griswold)
a. On that Farm (3:29)
b. e-i-e-i-o (1:47)
c. Pink Memories (1:43)
d. Chooks! (1:56)
e. Bicycle Lee Hooker (3:21)
f. Old MacDonald’s Yellow Submarine (4:04)

She Herself Alone — The Art of the Toy Piano 2
Mode Records/2010
toy piano, prepared piano, woodblocks, bicycle bell, music box: Margaret Leng Tan; recorded at Systems Two Studios, Brooklyn, January, 2010; composer: Eric Griswold; composition year: 2004; total time: 15:57

Jorge Antunes: Proudhonia
!No Se Mata La Justicia!
Sistrum/2003 (orig. LP 1981)
(for mixed chorus and magnetic tape) chorus: Les Douze Solistes des Choeurs de l’ORTIF; directed by Marcel Couraud; recorded at the Festival de la Rochelle, Rencontres Internationales d’Art Contemporain, Salle Oratoire, La Rochelle, France, April 16, 1973; composition year: 1972; time: 10:32

Roxanne Turcotte: Zone d’exclusion
Fenêtres intérieures
empreintes DIGITALes/2014
tape collage, electroacoustics: Roxanne Turcotte; shakuhachi: Michel Rakumon Dubeau; realized at RTM Studios, Montreal, 2013; time: 4:38

Hour 2

Stuart Saunders Smith: Pinetop
Palm Sunday
New World Records/2019
piano: Kyle Adam Blair; recorded at Conrad Prebys Concert Hall; October 2015; composition year: 1977; time: 7:00

Salvatore Martirano: Cocktail Music
O,O,O,O, That Shakespeherian Rag
New World Records/1998
piano: Marilyn Nonken; composition year: 1962; time: 6:21

Herbert Brün: Trio for flute, double bass, and percussion
Language, message, drummage
Electronic Music Foundations/1998
flute: Thomas Howell; double bass: Jon Deak; percussion: Michael Udow; recorded at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; composition year: 1964; time: 7:29

Robert Scott Thompson: Summer Idyll
Summer Idyll
Aucourant Records/2018
electronics, computers: RST; recorded at the composer’s studio, Roswell, Georgia, summer 2015; time: 27:02

Stephen Whittington: selections from…From a Thatched Hut)
a. The Unnameable (3:52)
b. Straw Dogs (2:25)*

Cold Blue Music/2017
Zephyr Quartet (violins: Belinda Gehlert, Emily Tulloch; viola: Jason Thomas; cello: Hilary Kleinig); recorded at EMU Studio One, University of Adelaide, September 2016, and Architecture Studios, Los Angeles, March 2017; composition year: 2010; total selections time: 5:17
*Online versions only

Hour 3

Dániel Péter Biró: Mishpatim (“Laws“)
Music Around Benjamin Boretz — Open Spaces 2005 (various composers)
Open Space/2005
Ensemble SurPlus, conductor: James Avery, voices: Wieland Hoban, Dániel Péter Biró; texts: Exodus 23: 1-9; composition year: 2003-2016; time: 12:00

Arie Shapira: Thus Spake
Different Compositions 1967–2003
Arie Shapira/2004
voice: “abused child” (electronically processed voice of Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu)
text: Exodus 20; composition year: 2001; time: 6:45

James Andean: Valdrada
empreintes DIGITALes/2019
(for stereo fixed media); realized at the composer’s studio, Leicester,  and at the Music, Technology & Innovation studios of De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, 2018; premiered at Sweet Anticipation concert, PACE Studio 1, De Montfort University; time: 15:26

Frances White: Valdrada
Cultures Électroniques 5 (various composers)
IMEB (Institut international de musique électroacoustique de Bourges)/1991
electronic sound: Frances White; composed at Brooklyn College Center for Computer Music; composition year: 1988; time: 16:34

Alvin Curran: Mama Calas
Toto Angelica
ReR Megacorp/2005
keyboard, sampler: Alvin Curran; live processing: Domenico Sciajno; recorded at the composer’s studio: Poggidero-Velletri, Italy, January 2002, remixed 2002-2005; time: 1:50

— FIN —

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