Martian Gardens Episode 992

Martian Gardens Episode 992
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
October 1 & 3, 2019
Contact Max Shea: 
martiangardensmax@gmail.com
(or just leave a comment below)
Listen: Where and When
Valley Free Radio WXOJ 103.3 FM
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Hour 1

SET ONE
J.K. Randall: BAB-O (for Benjamin A. Boretz)
BENJAMIN BORETZ9X9 (various artists)
Open Space/2016
composition, CSound programming: Jim Randall; composition year: 2001; time: 4:00
Happy 85th birthday, Ben Boretz! (October 3, 2019)

Jeff Kaiser/Andrew Pask: The Variability of Stammering Arrows
The Choir Boys
pfMentum/2005
trumpet, quarter tone trumpet, flugelhorn, live processing: Jeff Kaiser; clarinets, saxophones, bass penny whistle, live processing: Andrew Pask; recorded at Los Fuez, California, October 2004; time: 15:09

SET TWO
Frank Zappa: Whatever happened to all the fun in the world?
Sheikh Yerbouti
Rykodisc/1995 (orig. Zappa LP/1979)
tape collage: Frank Zappa; time: 0:33

Brad Dutz: Whatever happened to the station wagon?
Obliteration Percussion Quartet
Brad Dutz/2003
percussion, noises: Joseph Berardi, Dan Morris, John Holmes, Brad Dutz; recorded at Apperson Street Studios, Tujunga, California, 1999 – 2001; total selections time: 12:00

Philip Mantione: Dial tones and Strings
Compilation for Max CD-R
Philip Mantione/2011
dial tones, samples: Philip Mantione; composition year: 2009; time: 9:10

SINGLE PLAY
Christine Groult: Pierres cantabiles
La Condition Captive
Trace Label/2007
electroacoustic music: Christine Groult; Le Chazel, Paris; composition year: 2004; time: 9:54

Brian Belet: Difference (No Doubt, It Queues)
Sufficient Trouble — Compositions for Computer, Live Instruments, and Voice
Ravello Records/2017
computer-processed voice: Brian Belet; realized at the Center for Research in Electro-Acoustic (CREAM), San Jose State University, 1997; post-production autumn, 2016, LIGO Studios, Scotts Valley, California; time: 1:03

Brian Belet: An Abstract (Queues)
Sufficient Trouble — Compositions for Computer, Live Instruments, and Voice
Ravello Records/2017
(for computer-processed voice); recorded at the Center for Research in Electro-Acoustic Music, University of California San Jose, January; 1997; post-production: Ligo Studios, Scotts Valley, California, October 9, 2016; composition year: 1997; time: 1:00

Hour 2

SET THREE
Voxnova:
selections from In the Sky I Am Walking (Indian Songs)
a. Dream Song (Chippewa) (1:45)
b. Love Song (Chippewa) (0:36)
c. War Song (Pawnee) (0:43)

In the Sky I am Walking (Dusapin/Stockhausen)
Mode Records/1998
Voxnova (soprano: Valérie Chouanière; mezzo soprano: Isabelle Soccoja; tenor: Thierry Fouré; bass baritone, director: Nicholas Isherwood); percussion, bells, rattles: Voxnova; recorded in Paris, composer: Karlheinz Stockhausen; composition year: 1972; selections time: 4:00

George Crumb: Song of the Earth
from Voices from the Heartland
American Songbook VII

Complete Crumb Edition Volume 16
Bridge Records/2014
soprano: Ann Crumb; bass baritone: Patrick Mason; Orchestra 2001 (amplified piano: Marcantonio Barone; percussion: Brenda Weckerly, David Nelson, Greg Giannascoli, William Kerrigan); conductor: James Freeman; text: Navajo tribal chants; recorded at Swarthmore College, October 2012; composition year: 2010; time: 13:12

Emanuele Arciuli: Navajo Vocable for Piano, No. 9 (C. Chee)
Walk in Beauty (various composers)
Innova Recordings/2017
piano: Emanuele Arciuli; recorded at Keller Hall, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, spring-summer, 2016; composer: Connor Chee; composition year: 2014; time: 3:32

SET FOUR
Joseph Kubera: Piano 2 (J. Eastman)
a. Movement 1 (6:46)
b. Movement 2 (3:31)
c. Movement 3 (4:31)

Book of Horizons (various composers)
New World Records/2014
piano: Joseph Kubera; recorded at the Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, June 2013; composer: Julius Eastman; composition year: 1986; time: 14:56

Dai Fujikara: Two Little Piano Pieces
a. Seksek (3:08)
b. Ayatori (2:06)

Chance Monsoon
New Focus Recordings/2017
piano: Jacob Greenberg; Oktaven Audio, Mount Vernon, New York, composition year: 2016; time: 5:14

SET FIVE
Noah Creshevsky: Autumn
The Four Seasons
Tzadik/2013
electroacoustic music: Noah Creshevsky; ingredients may include — clarinets: Sherman Friedland, Al Margolis; clarinet, alto sax: Alex Kontoravich; tenor and alto saxes: Audrey Betsy Welber; tenor sax: Tedross Avery; trumpet: Ben Holmes; trumpet voice: Susan Watts; trombone: Monique Buzzarte; drums: Ray Marchica, Gregg Mervine; voice: Tomomi Adachi, Jeremiah Crawly, Amy Denio, Beth Griffith, Kathy Hanson, Chris Mann, Maria Mannisto; guitars, voice: Gary Heidt; guitars, Rodney Jones, Marco Oppedisano; banjo: Rich Gross; violins: Mari Kimura, Amy Zakar; basses: Orin Buck, Lonnie Plaxico, Heather Chriscaden Versace; composition years: 1992–2013; master composition year: 2013; total selections time: 8:54

Philip Perkins: Skateisme
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: 2:41

Hour 3

SET SIX
Triple Point: Jupiter Smiles
Phase/Transitions
Pogus Productions/2014
Triple Point (Pauline Oliveros, Doug Van Nort, Jonas Braasch): electronics, instruments, sound systems; recorded at EMPAC, Troy, New York, August 2012; time: 3:36

Sophie Delafontaine: Tout ça à cause de Junon (All because of Juno)
Accord ouvert
empreintes DIGITALes/2019
electroacoustic music in stereo medium; text: Ovid; realized at the composer’s studio, Brussels, 2013; premiered at the Concert de clôture “Mondialité” of the Journées nationales de l’électroacoustique 2013, Auditorium Henri Dutilleux, Amiens, France, December 4, 2013; time: 9:52

SINGLE PLAY
Kenneth Gaburo: Maledetto
Lingua II: Maledetto (Composition for 7 Virtuoso Speakers)
Maledetto/Antiphony VIII
Pogus Productions/2008 (orig. CRI LP/1974)
narrator: Alan Johnson; duet: Elinor Barron, Bruce Leibig; quartet — soprano: Winifred Golden, alto: Linda Vickerman, tenor: Howard Crook, bass: Philip Larson; director: Kenneth Gaburo; recorded at the University of California San Diego, June 10, 1973; excerpt time: 45:00

— FIN —

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