Martian Gardens Episode 1002

Martian Gardens Episode 1002
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
December 20 & 22, 2019
Contact Max Shea: martiangardensmax@gmail.com 

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Listen: Where and When
Valley Free Radio WXOJ 103.3 FM
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Hour 1

SINGLE PLAY
Charles Amirkhanian: Son of Metropolis San Francisco
Loudspeakers
New World Records/2019
sound collage from San Francisco envrions composed by Amirkhanian, 1985-1986, revised for length, March 6, 1997; Synclavier programmed at Henry Kaiser’s studio, Oakland, mixed at 1750 Arch studios, Berkeley, 55-minute version premiered November 18, 1986, at WDR/Köln; 26-minute version premiered at the Chapel of the Chimes, Oakland, time: 26:38

SINGLE PLAY
Christopher Stark: Seasonal Music
I. Spring Music (7:50)
II. Summer into Fall (5:02)
III. Winter Music (12:57)

Seasonal Music
Bridge Records/2019
Momenta Quartet (violins: Emilie-Anne Gendron, Alex Shiozaki; viola: Stephanie Griffin; cello: Michael Haas); recorded at West Chester Church Sanctuary, Bronxville, New York, June 13, 2019; composition years: 2016-2018; total time: 25:48

Hour 2

SINGLE PLAY
Elaine R. Barkin: A soundtext for Jim Randall
Open Space 40 — bab – jkr – erb (Boretz/Randall/Barkin)
Open Space/2019
voice, text, electronics: Elaine Radoff Barkin; composition year: 1990 (for the Society for Music Theory’s celebratory Jim Randall session, Oakland, November 9, 1990); time: 21:00

SET ONE
Ruth Anderson: Points
Women in Electronic Music 1977 (various artists)
New Music for Electronic and Recorded Media
New World Records/2006 (orig. 1750 Arch LP/1977) (for download)
electronic music (sine tones): Ruth Anderson; composed and recorded at Anderson’s electronic music studio, Hunter College, New York City, 1973-1974; time: 5:26

In memory of Ruth Anderson (March 21, 1928 — November 29, 2019)

Annea Lockwood: Amazonia Dreaming
Tiger Balm/Amazonia Dreaming/Immersion LP
Black Truffle/2017
snare drum, objects: Dominic Donato; composition year: 1987; time: 4:37

Meredith Monk: Water/Sky Rant
On Behalf of Nature
ECM/2016
voice: Meredith Monk; E-flat clarinet; Macauan bird calls, Burmese whistles, willow flute: Bohdan Hilash; prepared vibraphone cuica: John Hollenbeck; keyboard, French horn, voice: Allison Sniffin; harp: Laura Sherman; recorded at Avatar Studios, New York City, June, 2015; time: 5:48

Eve Beglarian: In and Out of the Game
Songs from the River Project II
EVBVD Music/2012
trombones: The Guidonian Hand trombone quartet: Mark Broschinsky, William Lang, James Rogers, Sebastian Vera; electronics: Eve Beglarian; composition years: 2007-2010; time: 4:22

SET TWO
Noah Creshevsky: Sequenza (for trombone)
To Know and Not to Know
Tzadik/2007
electroacoustic music: Noah Creshevsky; trombone samples: Monique Buzzarté; composition year: 2004; time: 6:07

Philip Perkins: Nice Job
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: 2:58

Hour 3

SET THREE
Walter Zimmermann: Phran (from Ländler* Topographien)
Lokale Musick 1977-1981
Mode Records/2019
(for orchestra); (for orchestra); Frankfurt Radio Sinfonie Orchester, conductor: Cristobal Halffter; recorded live at Hessischen Rundfunk, Frankfurt; March 28, 1981; composition years: 1977-1981; selection time: 16:45
*18th century Germanic folk dance

Carl Orff: Vier Tanzstücke
a. Tanz (for violin and cello; arr. von Wilfried Hiller) (1:45)
b. Hirtentanz* (for violin and cello; arr. Wilfried Hiller) (0:54)
c. Tanz (for tenor recorder, violin, and bells) (0:53)
d. Tanz (for solo violin) (0:40)

Orff-Schulwerk Volume One/Musica Poetica
Celestial Harmonies/1995
violin: Carolin Wildmann; cello: Sabina Lehrmann; recorder: Markus Zahnhausen; Karl Peinkofer Percussion Ensemble; recorded at Tonstudio Ulirch Kraus, Wörthsee, Bavaria, Germany; music from publications — a. Klavier Übung I, Kleines Spielbuch, Nr. 8, 9, 10 (1966); b. Klavier-Übung I, Nr. 11(1933), Geigen-Übung 1, Nr. 13 (1933); c. Rhythmisch-melodische Übung, Nr. 122 (1931); d. Geigen-Übung 1, Nr. 40 (1933); total time: 4:13
*Shepherd’s Dance

SET FOUR
Ted Hearne: Furtive Movements
I. (2:32)
II. (2:11)
III. (4:56)
IV. (3:42)

Hazy Heart Pump
New Focus Recordings/2019 (for download)
cello: Ashley Bathgate; percussion: Ron Wiltrout; recorded at Oktaven Audio, Mt. Vernon, New York; composition year: 2015; total time: 13:21

Nick Didkovsky: I Kick My Hand
Bang On A Can, Vol. 3  — Live (various artists)
CRI/1994
electric guitar: Nick Didkovsky; recorded at WNYC studios, New York City, composition year: 1993; time: 3:59

Chas Smith: Sometimes the Sword of Seven
Cold Blue Two (various artists)
Cold Blue Music/2012
steel guitar, Hammond organ, processing: Chas Smith; recorded at TDS Studios, Reseda, California, summer 2008; composition year: 2008; time: 4:52

SINGLE PLAY
Leslie Ross: Air (excerpt)
Drop by Drop, Suddenly
XI Records/2018
electronically filtered bassoon: Leslie Ross; excerpt time: 5:00

— FIN —

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