Martian Gardens Episode 993

Martian Gardens Episode 993
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
October 12, 2019
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Hour 1

Dennis Báthory-Kitsz: Fugue States
voice: Emily Searles; percussion, text: Jane Boxall; alto flute: Laurel Ann Maurer; recorded in Vermont and New York; composition year: 2019; time: 7:51

David Gunn: Forbidden Flute
The Third Highway
Vermont Virtuosi members (flutes: Laurel Anne Maurer; piano: Claire Black); composition year: 2004, revised 2012; time: 12:31

Andreas H.H. Suberg: Stigmata
trumpet: Paul Hübner; percussion: Olaf Tzschoppe; 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: 8:54

Gloria Coates: Fragment from Leonardo’s Notebooks — Fonte di Rimini
Indian Songs
New World Records/2002
soprano: Rilkka Hakola; alto: Petra Gerick; tenor: Francis Rodière; bass: Franz Schupfner; Orchestra of the International You Festival Bayreuth 1984, conductor: Matthias Kuntzsch; composition years: 1976, revised 1984; time: 11:06

Jack Beeson: Three Settings from the Bay Psalm Book
a. My Heart’s Not Haughty, Lord — Psalm 131 (1:29)
b. Clap Hands — Psalm 47 (1:35)
c. The Lord to Mee a Shepheard is — Psalm 23 (2:42)

In Praise of Singing
Choral Music by Jack Beeson
Albany Records/2009
The Gregg Smith Singers, conductor: Gregg Smith; text: The Bay Psalm Book; composition year: 1951; total time: 5:54

David Bennett Thomas: October (from Songs of the Seasons)
Songs of the Seasons
Capstone Records/2002
(for mixed chorus and piano); The Gregg Smith Singers, conductor: Dale Jergenson; piano: Thomas Schmidt; soprano solo: Mary Elizabeth Poore; tenor solo: Drew Martin; text: Kim Rich; recorded at St. Peter’s Church, New York City, May 28, 2007; composition year: 2005; time: 1:41

Hour 2

Joan La Barbara: October Music — Star Showers and Extraterrestrials
Voice is the Original Instrument — Early Works
Lovely Music, Ltd./2003
voices, tapes: Joan La Barbara; premiered at The American Center for Students and Artists, Paris, France, October 1980; time: 14:16

Ingram Marshall: Cortez
Ikon and Other Early Works
New World Records/2000
tape music: Ingram Marshall; text, voice: Don McCaig; composition years: 1972-1973; time: 8:29

andPlay: Crescita Plastica (A. Behzadi)
New Focus Recordings/2019
violins: Maya Bennardo, Hannah Levinson (andPlay); recorded at EMPAC (Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center) Concert Hall, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, November 2018; composer: Ashkan Behzadi; composition year: 2014; time: 14:10

Fred Lerdahl: Imbrications
Fred Lerdahl Volume Four
Bridge Records/2013
Argento Chamber Ensemble (flute: Erin Lesser; clarinet: McGonnell; violin: Miranda Cuckson; cello: Greg Hesselink; percussion: Matt Ward; piano: Joshua Chao), conductor: Michel Galante; recorded at the Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, 2010; composition year: 2001; time: 2:31

Benjamin Boretz: With Respect to George
BENJAMINBORETZ9X9 (various artists)
Open Space/2016
solo vibraphone: Sascia Pellegrini; composition year: 2013; (” A postcard for George Quasha at 70); time: 3:22

Frank Zappa: Son of Mr. Green Genes
Hot Rats
Rykodisc/1987 (orig. Bizarre Records LP/1969)
electric guitar, octave bass, percussion: Frank Zappa; piano, organus maximus, clarinets, saxophones; rhythm guitar: Lowell George; bass guitar: Max Bennett; drums: Paul Humphrey; recorded at TTG Studios and Sunset Sound Recorders, Los Angeles, California; Whitney Studios, Glendale, California; summer 1969;  time: 8:29

Hour 3

Elliott Sharp: Palimpsest
Mode Records/2018
Veni Academy, conductor: Marián Lejava; recorded at Kasárne Kulturpark, Košice, Slovakia; July 2015; composition year: 2015 (written for Veni Academy); time: 14:01

Robert Scott Thompson: Palimpsest
Aucourant Records/2015
computer music: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at the composer’s studio, Roswell, Georgia, 2015; time: 12:12

Philip Perkins: Yeah Machine
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

Carey Nutman: Cut From Midnight Sky
Contrasts 3
MPS Music & Video/2019
computers, electronics: Carey Nutman; recorded at the composer’s studio, Houghton-Le-Spring, UK; time: 26:01

— FIN —

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