Martian Gardens Episode 991

Martian Gardens Episode 991
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
September 22, 2019
Contact Max Shea: 
martiangardensmax@gmail.com
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Hour 1

SET ONE
David Berezan: Moorings
Cycle Nautique
empreintes DIGITALes/2018
(5.1 channel fixed media); sound sources: rigging, hawsers, chains, hulls, engine noises dockside; realized at Visby International Centre for Composers (VICC) and Electroacoustic Music Studios (EMS), Stockholm, Sweden, 2014; premiered March 2, 2014, MANTIS (Manchester Theatre in Sound), Manchester, UK, March 2; 2014; recordings assistant: Manuella Blackburn; time: 11:22

Manuella Blackburn: Vista Points
Formes audibles
empreintes DIGITALes/2012
electroacoustic music (sound sources: electric guitar): Manuella Blackburn; realized at the Electroacoustic Music Studios of The University of Manchester, 2009; premiered at the 4th Sound Art Workshop of the International Music Academy, Orford Art Centre, Quebec; composition year: 2009; time: 10:08

SET TWO
Carey Nutman: Floating Points 1 to 6 (excerpt)
Contrasts 3
MPS Music & Video/2019
synthesizers, computers: Carey Nutman; recorded at the composer’s studio, Houghton-Le-Spring, UK; excerpt time: 7:50

Steve Moore: Tyken’s Rift
Light Echoes
Cuneiform Records/2012
synthesizers, computers: Steve Moore; recorded at the composer’s studio, Nyack, New York, August 29, 2011; time: 6:14

David Borden: For Laurie Spiegel
Places, Times & People
Cuneiform Records/1994
synthesizers, keyboards: David Borden; time: 5:54

SET THREE
Laurie Spiegel: Sound Zones
Unseen Worlds
Unsween Worlds/2019 (orig. Scarlet Records/1991)
Music Mouse, MIDI, FM synthesis, digital signal processing, digital editing: Laurie Spiegel; composition year: 1990; time: 7:57

Tangerine Dream: Sequent C’
Phaedra
Virgin Records/1985 (orig. LP/1974)
flute, tape echoes: Peter Baumann; recorded at the Manor, Shipton-on-Cherwell, UK, November 1973; time: 2:19

Hour 2

SET FOUR
Philip Perkins:
a. New Wild (2:24)
b. Nice Job (2:58

Yeah Machine
Live performances using recorded, made, found, purchased, and stolen sounds, 2016-2019
Artifact Recordings/2019
all sounds: Philip Perkins; assembled at the composer’s studio, San Francisco; total selections time: 5:22

Andreas H.H. Suberg: I Papiri (The Papyruses)
Leonardo-Zyklus
Wergo/2019
electronics: Andreas H.H. Suberg; countertenor: Daniel Golger; text: Leonardo Da Vinci (from the Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci); recorded at Château de Faverolles Recording Studio, Faverolles, France time, September 2017; composition years: 1995-1996; ; time: 4:30

Heiner Goebbels: selections from Eislermaterial 
a. Andante — aus: Suite für Septett No. 1 (2:01)
b. Und ich werde nicht mehr sehen (2:49)

Eislermaterial
ECM New Series/2002
(for countertenor and orchestra); text: Bertolt Brecht; composer: Hanns Eisler; composition years: a. 1940/b. 1941 countertenor: Josef Bierbichler; Ensemble Modern recorded at Hebbel-Theater, Berlin, October 1998; time: 4:50

Cassiber: Under New Management
Beauty and the Beast
ReR Megacorp/1995 (orig. Rē Records LP/1984)
grand piano, synthesizer, bass, electric guitar, tape, vocals: Heiner Goebbels; drums, electronics, noises: Chris Cutler; reeds, Jew’s harp, vocals: Alfred Harth; synthesizers, electric guitar, organ, tape: Christoph Anders; Trion Sound, Frankfurt am Main, April 1984; time: 5:23

Chris Cutler and Thomas DiMuzio: Dubious Nativity
Quake
ReR Megacorp/1999
drums, electrified drums, piezoelectric sensors, CD player: Chris Cutler; sampler, live sampling, processing, radio, CD player; recorded at the Fine Arts Center, Portland, Maine, March 26, 1999; time: 3:24

SET FIVE
Stuart Saunders Smith: Family Portraits — Self (in 14 stations), I-XIV
Palm Sunday
New World Records/2019
piano: Kyle Adam Blair; recorded at the Conrad Prebys Hall, University of California San Diego, October 2015; composition year: 2010; total time: 9:50

Morton Feldman: For Bunita Marcus (Measure 558 to Measure 766)
For Bunita Marcus
Mode Records/2019
piano: Aki Takahashi; recorded at Teldex Studio, Berlin, Germany, October 2007; composition year: 1985; excerpt time: 10:07

SINGLE PLAY
Morton Feldman: Rothko Chapel, part one
Rothko Chapel/Why Patterns?
New Albion Records/1991
UC Berkeley Chorus, director: Philip Brett; viola: David Abel; celeste: Karen Rosemak; percussion: William Winant; recorded at Skywalker Sound, October 1990; composition year: 1971; time: 9:07

Hour 3

SET SIX
Lark Quartet: Megalopolis (K. Bunch)
A Farewell Celebration
Bridge Records/2019
(for percussion and string quartet); percussion: Yousif Sheronick; Lark Quartet (violins: Deborah Buck, Basia Danilow; viola: Kathryn Lockwood; cello: Carol Stinson); recorded at the Recital Hall of the Purchase College Conservatory, Purchase, New York, February 10, 2019; composer: Kenji Bunch; composition year: 2017; time: 11:50

Haruka Fuiji: Snood the Poultroon (C. Schimmel)
Ingredients
New Focus Recordings/2013
percussion: Haruka Fuiji; kazoo: Jonathan Hammill; recorded at Coppice Myoshi Concert Hall, Saitama, Japan; composer: Carl Schimmel; composition year: 2009; time: 111:12

SET SEVEN
Jennifer Koh: Light and Matter (K. Saariaho)
Saariaho X Koh
Çedille Records/2018
violin: Jennifer Koh; cello: Anssi Karttunen; piano: Nicholas Hodges; recorded at Studio Ferber, Paris, November 25-26, 2017; composer: Kaija Saariaho; composition year: 2014; total time: 13:53

Joshua Fineberg: The Texture of Time
Empreintes, Veils, and Shards
Mode Records/2009
flute: Patrice Bocquillon; computer music designer: Stefan Tiedje; recorded at Studio John Cage, Paris, June 30, 2007; composition year: 2006; time: 6:41

SET EIGHT
Pierre Yves Artaud: Density 21.5 (E. Varèse)
Contemporary Flute Music
Neuma Records/1992
amplified contrabass flute: PYA; recorded at the Paris Conservatory, January 1991; composer: Edgard Varèse; composition year: 1936; time: 3:39

Michael Jon Fink: Nocturne for the Three Times
Celesta
Cold Blue Music/2018
celesta: Michael Jon Fink; recorded at Architecture Studios, Los Angeles, September 28-29, 2018; time: 4:02

Lawrence Moss: Drumming (from 5 Bagatelles for Percussion Solo)
New Dawn
Innova Recordings/2019
percussion: Lee Hinkle; recorded at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Recording Studio, 2015-2016; composition year: 2012; total time: 2:37

— FIN —

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