Martian Gardens Episode 996

Martian Gardens Episode 996
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
November 3, 2019
Contact Max Shea: martiangardensmax@gmail.com 

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Hour 1

SET ONE
Ted Hearne: The Answer to the Question That Wings Ask
Hazy Heart Pump
New Focus Recordings/2019 (for download)
(for spoken voice and string quartet); voice, text: Saul Williams; Mivos Quartet (violins: Olivia De Prato, Lauren Cauley; viola: Victoria Lowrie; cello: Mariel Roberts); composition year: 2016; time: 10:05

Nick Didkovsky: She Closes Her Sister With Heavy Bones
The Mouth Bowstring
Pogus Productions/2009
(for electric guitar and string quartet); electric guitar: Nick Didkovsky; Sirius String Quartet (violins: Gregor Huebner; Meg Okura; viola: Ron Lawrence; cello: Dave Eggar); recorded at Studio A, Steinhardt School, New York University; mastering: Tom Hamilton; time: 6:41

The Jeff Kaiser Ockodektet: selection from the Alchemical Mass
a. Collecta and Gloria (2:33)
b. Epistola and Graduale (1:44)

The Jeff Kaiser Ockodektet/Kaiser-Diaz-Infante Sextet
pfMentum/2004
The Jeff Kaiser Ockodektet and the Ojai Camerata recorded at the First United Methodist Church, Ventura, California, April 26, 2003; total selections time: 4:22

SET TWO
Robert Carl: Splectra, Part 1
Splectra
Cold Blue Music/2019
(for harp and digital processing); harp: Alison Bjorkedal; recorded to Architecture Studios, July 2019; composition year: 2019; time: 9:04

Alexander Tcherepnin: Four Diatonic Caprices
a. Animato (1:56)
b. Allegretto (1:26)
c. Lento (2:07)
d. Allegro (1:05)

Postcard from Heaven
Music for Harp by John Cage, Gloria Coates, Alexander Tcherepnin, & James Tenney
New World Records/2014 (for download)
harp: Susan Allen; recorded at the California Institute of the Arts, September 16, 2014; composer: Alexander Tcherepnin; composition year: 1973; total time: 6:43

James Tenney: selections from 64 Studies for 6 Harps
a. Study #11 (2:00)
b. Study #12 (2:29)

Changes — 64 Studies for 6 Harps
New World Records/2018
harps: Alison Bjorkedal, Ellie Choate, Elizabeth Huston, Catherine Litaker, Amy Shulman, Ruriko Terada; conductor: Nicholas Deyoe; recorded at the California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, November 24-26, 2017; composition year: 1985; total selections time: 4:29

SINGLE PLAY
Steve Reich: selections from Sextet
a. Movement V – Fast (6:01)
b. Movement III – Slow (2:36)

Sextet – Double Sextet
Mode Records/2018
Ekkozone (vibraphone: Matthias Reumert; vibraphone, marimba, synthesizer: David Hildebrandt; marimba, bass drum, crotales, piano: Morten Friis; piano, synthesizer: Oscar Micaelsson; piano, synthesizer: Alexander Mckenzie); recorded at Odense Concert Hall, Odense, Denmark, October 20, 2014; composition year: 1984; total time: 8:37

Hour 2

SET THREE
John Luther Adams: In the Rain
The Place We Began
Cold Blue Music/2009
(music for tape); found-sound tapes recorded in the 1970s by John Luther Adams; processing, mixing: JLA, Fairbanks, Alaska; time: 8:53

Philip Perkins: Maria 4
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

Charles Amirkhanian: Bajanoom*
Walking Tune
Starkland/1992
musique concrète (sound sources: gong, musical saw, coffee grinder, guitar, strings); gong recorded at Lou Harrison’s home, Joshua Tree, California; production and mix at Henry Kaiser’s studio, Oakland, California; composition year: 1990; time: 2:58
*Armenian: Separation; Division

Roger Doyle: Link/Separator 1
Passades — Volume 2
BV Haast/2005
electronics: Roger Doyle; transformed voices: Olwen Fouere, Paul Dutton, Mary Doyle; recorded at the composer’s studio, Dublin; time: 2:07

Keith De Mendonca: Electromagnetic Journey
Deep Wireless 3 — Radio Art Compilation [various artists]
New Adventures In Sound Art/2006
recording via coil transducer of the electromagnetic field surrounding the motor of a London Underground train traveling between Pimlico and Victoria stations; time: 3:00

SET FOUR
Monique Jean: T. A. G.* (excerpt)
Troubles
empreintes DIGITALes/2018
(stereo fixed medium); realized at the composer’s studio, Montreal, 2013; premiered at the Akousma X festival, Montreal, October 24, 2013; excerpt time: 12:00
*Trottoir, Asphalte, Goudron: Sidewalk, Asphalt, Tar

Carey Nutman: Creep No More Virginia
Contrasts 3
MPS Music & Video/2019 (for download)
electronics, computers: Carey Nutman; recorded at the composer’s studio, Houghton-Le-Spring, UK; time: 9:20

SINGLE PLAY
Leonie Klein: selections Gathering (J. J. Fischer)
I. Energetic and Rhythmical (3:45)
II. Noisy and Mechanical (2:22)

Gathering Thunders
Wergo/2018 (for download)
(for prepared and extended vibraphone); vibraphone: Leonie Klein; recorded at SWR Studio, Kaiserslautern, Germany, May 2018; composer: Johannes Julius Fischer; composition year: 2018; total selections time: 6:16

Hour 3

SINGLE PLAY
Leonie Klein: Gathering, III. Free and Spacious (J. J. Fischer)
Gathering Thunders
Wergo/2018 (for download)
(for prepared and extended vibraphone); vibraphone: Leonie Klein; recorded at SWR Studio, Kaiserslautern, Germany, May 2018; composer: Johannes Julius Fischer; composition year: 2018; selection time: 5:08

SINGLE PLAY
David Felder: November Sky
Music of David Felder
Bridge Records/1995
flutes: Rachel Rudich; computer music: David Felder; computer processing engineered at at SUNY Buffalo and Banff Centre, Alberta; recorded at the University of California San Diego; 1992; composition year: 1992; time: 16:33

SET FIVE
Stuart Saunders Smith: Here and There
Crux
Chen Li Music/2015 (orig. O.O. Discs release/1992)
flute: John Fonville; shortwave radio: David Savage; piano interior: David Yokem; composition year: 1972; time: 29:06

Karlheinz Stockhausen: selections from Kurzwellen, Page 1
a. First “W” Radio Solo followed by Instrumental Quartet (2:31)
b. Radio followed by Instrumental Trio (1:54)

Kurzwellen
Mode Records/2018
(for six players with shortwave radio receivers and live electronics); C.L.S.I. Ensemble* (piano: Jacqueline Mefano; shortwave radio, ring modulation, filtering: Lissa Meridan, Gerard Pape; synthesizer, live electronics: Michael Kinney; shortwave radio, live electronics: Martin Phelps, Rodolphe Bourette; viola: Olga Krashenko; Tibetan bowls, live electronics: Stefan Tiedje); conductor: Paul Mefano; recorded at GRM Studios, Radio France, Paris, January 2012; composition year: 1968; total selections time: 5:31
*Circle for the Liberation of Sound and Image

— FIN —

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