Martian Gardens Episode 999

Martian Gardens Episode 999
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
November 30, 2019
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Hour 1

Walter Zimmermann: Erd-Wasser-Luft-Töne
Lokale Musik
Mode Records/2019
(for trombone, piano, and glass harmonica); trombone: Dylan Chmura-Moore; piano: Stephen Drury; glasses: Walter Zimmermann; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, June 23, 2007; composition year: 1979; time: 11:07

William O. Smith: Transformations
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 31 [various artists]
Music from CARTAH, University of Washington
Centaur Records/2001
(for trombone and computer-realized sound); trombone: Chad Kirby; composition year: 1999; time: 10:12

David Starobin: San Francisco Shuffle (S. Mackey)
Newdance — 18 Dances 1996-97 (various composers)
Bridge Records/1998
(for solo guitar); guitar: David Starobin; recorded at Master Sound, Astoria, New York; composer: Steven Mackey; composition year: 1997; time: 3:07

Daniel Lippel: Arc of Infinity (C. Bailey)
Mirrored Spaces (various composers)
New Focus Recordings/2019 (for download)
(for guitar and electronics); guitar: Daniel Lippel; recorded at Oktaven Audio, Mt. Vernon, New York, February 14, 2019; composer: Christopher Bailey; composition year: 2006; time: 16:27

Electric Music Collective: Ooogaah — Dungeony Specimen Spaceship (C. Bailey)
electronics, computers, tapes: Christopher Bailey, Timothy Polashek, Fernando Gomez-Evelson, Jun Mizumachi, Marcus Bittencourt; composer: Christopher Bailey; composition years: 1999, 2003; time: 11:11

Hour 2

Ayman Fanous & Frances-Marie Uitti: selections from Negoum
a. Alnilam (2:19)
b. Caph (5:35)

Mode Records/2019
bouzouki, classical guitar: Ayman Fanous; cello: Frances Uitti; recorded at Bias Studio, Springfield, Virginia, February 16, 2011; total selections time: 7:54

Bang On A Can All-Stars: Fade to Slide (C. Marclay)
Field Recordings (various composers)
Cantaloupe Music/2015
(for ensemble and video); The Bang On A Can All-Stars (cello: Ashley Bathgate; double bass: Robert Black; percussion: David Cossin; bass clarinet: Ken Thomson; electric guitar: Mark Stewart; piano: Vicky Chow); composer: Christian Marclay; composition year: 2015; time: 7:39

The Cure: Mr. Pink Eyes
Join the Dots (B-Sides & Rarities 1978-2001 – The Fiction Years)
Fiction Records/2004 (orig. The Love Cats 12″/Fiction Records/1983)
vocals, electric guitar, piano, harmonica: Robert Smith; vibraphone: Laurence Tolhurst; double bass: Phil Thornally; drums: Andy Anderson; composer: Laurence Tolhurst; recorded at Phonogram Studios, Paris; time: 2:44

David Rosenboom: HMBIPRHLOTP Section II (symmetrical harmonies in chaotic orbits)
How Much Better If Plymouth Rock Had Landed on the Pilgrims (1967-71)
New World Records/2009
electronics, computer: David Rosenboom; recorded at Dizzy Gillespie Digital Recording Studio, Disney Recital Hall Recording Studio, The Herb Alpert School of Music, California Institute of the Arts, and the composer’s studio, 2008-2009; time: 13:03

TriAngular Bent: Don and the Voyager
TriAngular Bent
TriAngular Bent Records/2016
Moog Minimoog Voyager analog synthsizer: Don Preston; recorded at the California Institute for the Arts-Inland Empire, San Bernardino; time: 7:17

Andreas H. H. Suberg: De la bocca dell’ omo ch’e sepoltura
(for countertenor and electroacoustic sound); countertenor: Daniel Glober; 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: 3:24

Charles Amirkhanian: Hypothetical Moments
Mental Radio
voice, ocarina, bells, harpsichord samples, poem: Charles Amirkhanian; harpsichord samples courtesy of Dennis Russell Davies; composition year: 1981; time: 5:35

Hour 3

Drew Krause: First of July
Capstone Records/2007
McCormick Percussion Ensemble, conductor: Robert McCormick; recorded at Springs Theatre, Tampa, Florida, April 1997; composition year: 1996; time: 5:12

Harry Partch: Castor & Pollux
a. Leda & the Swan (Insemination) (1:53)
b. Conception (1:51)
c. Incubation (1:51)
d. Chorus of Delivery from the Egg (1:50)
a. Leda & the Swan (Insemination) (1:50)
b. Conception (1:51)
c. Incubation (1:52)
d. Chorus of Delivery from the Egg (2:00)

Music of Harry Partch, Vol. 2 — Plectra and Percussion Dances
An Evening of Dance Theater
Bridge Records/2014
performed by the ensemble PARTCH on Partch instruments (Kithara, Surrogate Kithara, Cloud Chamber Bowls, Harmonic Canon, High Bass Marimba, Diamond Marimba, Low Bass Marimba), director: John Schneider; recorded at Disney Hall/Redcat Theatre, June 9, 2013; composition year: 1952; total time: 14:58

Larry Polansky: #13 DIY Canon (Davis version)
On Skin, Wood, Metal, and Stone
Four-Voice Canons (various performers)
Cold Blue Music/2002
percussion: Nathan Davis; recorded and mixed by Nathan Davis and Miriam Kolar; Summer 2002, Boston and Los Angeles; composition year: 2001; time: 3:03

Baljinder Sekhon: Refuge
Places & Times
Innova Recordings/2018
The McCormick Percussion Ensemble, conductor: Robert McCormick; recorded at Springs Theatre, Tampa, Florida, November 2014; composition year: 2013; time: 8:50

Philip Perkins: Wethe
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: 2:23

Roger Doyle: The Ninth Set, Part 5
The Ninth Set (Passades series, Volume 3)
Die Stadt Musik/2007
electronic music: Roger Doyle; recorded at the composer’s studio, Trinity College, Dublin; composition years: 2006, 2007; time: 5:46

Bruce Hamilton: Parcel
Possible Worlds (various artists)
piano: Bruce Hamilton; time: 2:00

Roger Reynolds: selections from Odyssey
An Opera in the Mind
a. Self (1:15)
b. What would I do without this world? (2:27)
c. Inquiry (1:23)
d. Credo (4:43)

The Paris Pieces
Neuma Records/1996
(for mezzo-soprano, bass-baritone, 16 instruments, 8 tracks of computer-processed sound); mezzo-soprano: Marie Kobayashi; bass-baritone: Philip Larson; Ensemble Intercontemporain, conductor: David Robertson; additional voices: Anne Giannini, Christopher Thiéry; computer music studio: Ircam (Institut de Recherche et de Coordination Acoustique/Musique), Paris; text: Samuel Beckett; premiere: Center Pomidou, Paris, June 17, 1993, composition years: 1989-1993; total selections time: 9:48

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