Martian Gardens Episode 1001

Martian Gardens Episode 1001
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
December 15, 2019
Contact Max Shea: martiangardensmax@gmail.com 

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Hour 1

SET ONE
Harry Partch: A soul tormented by contemporary music finds a harmonizing alchemy
The Harry Partch Collection Volume 4
The Bewitched: A Dance Satire
New World Records/2005 (orig. CRI/1997)
The University of Illinois Musical Ensemble, conductor: John Garvey; recorded at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, 1957; composition year: 1956; time: 5:44

Newband: Congressional Record
Harry Partch/Dean Drummond
Innova Recordings/2001
(for bass baritone and Partch instruments); bass baritone: Robert Osborne; electronic wind controller: Stefani Starin; adapted guitar I: Gregory Hesselink; chromelodeon I: Nelson Padgett; harmonic canoncs: Michael Lipsey; diamond marimba: Dominic Donato; bamboo marimba: Frank Cassara; zoomoozophone: Tom Kolor, Bill Ruyle; texts: Sen. Jesse Helms (bill to abolish the NEA, 1995); Kenneth Starr, Esq. (The Starr Report, published September 11, 1998); Rep. Joe Knollenberg (bill H.R. 1479, plumbing regulations reform, 1999); composer: Dean Drummond; composition year: 2000; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, November 2000; time: 12:58

SET TWO
Tod Dockstader: Water Music, Part Six
Quatermass
Starkland/1992
musique concrete (sourced from kitchen spigot); composition year: 1963; selection time: 3:11

Kenneth Gaburo: For Harry
Tape Play
Pogus Productions/2000
electronics: Kenneth Gaburo; recorded at the University of Illinois recording studios, and the composer’s home studio; composition year: 1966; time: 4:47

Friedrich Jaecker: Harry’s Dream, Part 1
Paradis
Mode Records/2019
(for 33 tuned wine glasses); glass harmonica: Chamber Choir of the University of Cologne, director: Michael Ostrzyga; recorded at Trinitatis-Kirche, Cologne, Germany, June 18, 2015; composition year: 2015; selection time: 13:22

SINGLE PLAY
François Giraudon: Vox i
La Corrida
Mnémosyne musique média/1998
electroacoustic music recorded at the Studios of the Institut International de Musique Electroacoustique de Bourges, France, 1997-1998; time: 10:30

Hour 2

SET THREE
Colin Hinton: Breath
Simulacra
New Focus Recordings/2019 (for download)
drums, percussion, glockenspiel, gongs, tenor saxophone, flutes: Anna Webber; tenor saxophone, clarinets: Yuma Uesaka; electric and acoustic guitars: Edward Gavitt; bass: Shawn Lovato; recorded at The Bunker and Greenwood Underground Studios, Brooklyn, November-December, 2018; mastered at Kitchen Mastering, Carrbor, North Carolina, March-April, 2019; time: 7:54

Wendy Richman: ‘to be held…’ (J. Eckardt)
Vox/Viola
New Focus Recordings/2019 (for download)
viola, voice: Wendy Richman; recorded at Oktaven Audio, Mount Vernon, NY, May-June 2017; composer: Jason Eckardt; composition year: 2012; time: 6:09

Stuart Saunders Smith: Wind in the Channel
Wind in the Channel
O.O. Discs/1997
tenor recorder, voice, percussion: Julia Whybron; recorded at Studio 508, University of Maryland Baltimore County; composition year: 1994; time: 5:03

SET FOUR
Meehan/Perkins Duo: Diving Bell (N. Davis)
Travel Diary (various composers)
Bridge Records/2011
percussion: Todd Meehan, Douglas Perkins; recorded at Jones Concert Hall, Baylor University, Waco, Texas; composer: Nathan Davis; composition year: 9:40

Walter Zimmermann: Riuti (Rodungen and Wüstungen*)
from Stilletänze
Lokale Musik — 1977-1981
Mode Records/2019
solo percussion: Martin Schulz; recorded at Westdeutschen Rundfunk, Köln, November 8, 2006; composition year (Stilletänze): 1981; time: 7:30
*Clearing and abandoned village

Andrew Cyrille Quartet: Song for Andrew No. 1
The Declaration of Musical Independence
ECM/2016
guitar, composer: Bill Frisell; double bass: Ben Street; drums, percussion: Andrew Cyrille; synthesizer, piano: Richard Teitelbaum; recorded at Brooklyn Recording, July 2014; time: 5:18

SET FIVE
David Hicks: Triptych for Kelly, Panel 1
Opens Space 39 (Boretz/Randall/Hicks)
Open Space/2019 (for download)
(for clarinet, piano, and electronics); clarinet: Hideo Kikuchi; piano: Julia Hsu; recorded at sonorium, Tokyo, February, 2019; time: 7:34

J.K. Randall: rock&roll (from notebook A)
Open Space 22 — ars antiqua/a garland of MIDI
Open Space/2008
digitally synthesized sounds: Jim Randall; composition year: 2005; time: 2:00

Hour 3

SET SIX
Mathew Adkins: Deepfield*
Fragmented Visions
MPS Music & Video/2002
electroacoustic music recorded at the Birmingham Electroacoustic Sound Theatre (BEAST), University of Birmingham, UK; composition year: 2000; time: 12:30
*on a theme of planets and quasars in distant outer space

Philip Mantione: Depth of Field
Depth of Field
Scattered Music/2011
electroacoustic music (sound source: hoot owls, Riverside, California, 3:00 a.m., November, 2011), computer generated sounds; realized at the composer’s studio, 2011; time: 7:13

SINGLE PLAY
David Tudor: Pepsibird
The Art of David Tudor 1963-1992
New World Records/2013
live electronics, electronic music installation: David Tudor; recorded at the Pepsi Pavilion; Expo ’70; Osaka, Japan; 1970; time: 18:25

SET SEVEN
Roger Doyle: Opening (Passades – Volume 1)
Charlotte Cordray and the Lament of Louix XVI/Passades – Volume 1)
Bvhaast/2004
electronics: Roger Doyle; transformed voices: Kathy Kennedy, Paul Dutton, Olwen Fouere, Roger Doyle; recorded at the composer’s studio, Dublin, Ireland; composition years: 2002, 2003; time: 3:11

Adam Stanović: Would be to Seek
Ténébrisme
empreintes DIGITALes/2019
(electroacoustic music, stereo fixed media); realized at the composer’ studio, Sheffield, UK; premiered at the University of Greenwich, London, September 22, 2017; composition year: 2017; time: 10:59

— FIN —

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