Martian Gardens Episode 1006

Martian Gardens Episode 1006
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
January 26, 2020
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Hour 1

Friedrich Jaecker: Paradis
Mode Records/2019
(for two pianos); Pianoduo Elaeis (Jovita Zähl, Philipp Kronblicher); recorded at the University for Music and Dance, Cologne, Germany, Chamber Music Hall, August 2015; composition year: 2003; time: 6:26

Olivier Messiaen:
a. La ville qui dormait, toi (2:29)
b. Bonjour toi, colombe verte (3:33)

Harawi — Sarah Maria Sun
Mode Records/2019
soprano: Sarah Maria Sun; piano: Stefka Perifanova; composition year: 1945; total selections time: 6:01

Olivier Messiaen: Amen de l’agonie de Jesús
Visions de l’Amen
Bridge Records/2010
(for two pianos); piano I: Marilyn Nonken; piano II: Sarah Rothenberg; recorded at Stude Hall, Shepherd School of Music, Rice University, May, 2009; composition year: 1943; selection time: 7:29

Tristan Murail: Les travaux et les jours III
The Complete Piano Music
Metier Sound & Vision/2005
piano: Marilyn Nonken; recorded at the University of Manchester, Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall, October 2003; composition year: 2003; selection time: 7:08

Patricia Spencer: Fasting Heart (J. Shatin)
Neuma Records/1997
solo flute, voice: Patricia Spencer; composer: Judith Shatin; composition year: 1987; time: 10:37

George Lewis: Artificial Life
The Will to Adorn
International Contemporary Ensemble & George Lewis
New Focus Recordings/2019 (for download)
ICE members (clarinet: Joshua Rubin; bassoon: Rebekah Heller; horn; David Byrd-Marrow; violins: David Bowlin, Erik Carlson; viola: Maiya Papach; cello: Kleijn; contrabass: Rondall Zigler); recorded at Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, January 6, 2016; composition year: 2007; time: 4:57

Evan Parker Electro-Acoustic Ensemble: Memory/Vision —
Staring into the Time Cone, Part 3
ECM New Series/2003
soprano saxophone, tapes, sampler: Evan Parker; violin, electronics: Philipp Wachsmann; double bass: Barry Guy; piano, prepared piano: Augusti Fernandez; percussion, electronics: Paul Lytton; computer sound processing: Joel Ryan; electronic sound processing: Marco Vecchi, Walter Prati; signal processing: Lawrence Casserly; recorded live at Norges Musikkhøgskole, Oslo, October 2002; time: 5:09

Elaine Barkin: Out Back (from Five Collages)
Open Space 3 — Barkin/Boretz
Open Space/1992
tape collage: Elaine Barkin; contributors: Cynthia Wall, Warren Burt, Elaine Barkin, Paul Humphreys, Benjamin Borets; recorded May 30, 1986 and July 2, 1986; for choreographer Peggy Cicerska; time: 6:40

Hour 2

Livebatts!: Harold in Salt Lake City
ANTS Records/2018
battery-driven keyboards, toys: John White; battery-driven keyboards, vocals: M.J. Coldiron; electric guitar, samples: Andrea Rocca; electrified flute: Nancy Ruffer; recorded at Baby Microbe Studio, 1990s, remastered 2018; time: 7:52

Judy Dunaway: Champagne in Mexico City
Emergency Music Collection (various artists)
balloons: Judy Dunaway; electronics: Dan Evans Farkas; composition year: 1997; time: 7:48

The Hub: Perry Mason in East Germany
Boundary Layer
Tzadik Records/2008
computer network: John Bischoff, Tim Perkis, Mark Trayle; recorded circa 1986; time: 5:13

David Berezan: Buoy
Cycle Nautique
empreintes DIGITALes/2018
(for 5.1 channel stereo fixed media, sound sources: sonified sea buoys); realized at the electroacoustic music studios, Visby International Centre for Composers (VICC), Visby, Sweden; and the Electroacoustic Music Studios (EMS), Stockholm, Sweden, 2011; premiered at Akusmatisk Magi, Kulturkiosken of the Institutet för Digitala Konstarter (IDKA) in Gävle , Sweden, March 19, 2011; time: 8:49

John Oswald: Celestial Timescapes (excerpt)
Timefields & Maritides
Musicworks Magazine/2006
sound collage: John Oswald, Udo Kasemets, Chris Devonshire, sound sources: people and places on coastal Canadian Maritimes and Newfoundland; composition year: 2006; excerpt time: 11:45

Piero Milesi: Avanti La Tre
Within Himself
Music for Films, Installations, Water, and Fireworks
Cuneiform Records/2000
samples, sampler, synthesizer: Piero Milesi; recorded at Deffenu Studio, Nuoro, Sardinia; from the film “Passaggi” by Luca Scarzella; composition years: 1991, 1995; time: 7:40

Tod Machover: Three Hyper-Dim-Sums
a. Glade (1:44)
b. Winding Line (2:02)
c. Punchy (1:38)

…but not simpler…
Bridge Records/2011
(for string quartet); iO Quartet (violins: Alexander Woods, Sarah Crocker; viola: Elizabeth Weisser; cello: Chris Gross; recorded at the Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, December 23, 2009; composition year: 2004; total time: 5:05

Hour 3

Lawler + Fadoul: selections from Clickable
a. Hedonic Treadmill I (0:32)
b. Want it. Need it. Have it. (9:18)

Clickable — The Art of Persuasion (various composers)
a. flute, voice, washboard, text: Zara Lawler; marimba, voice, text: Paul J. Fadoul; composer: Lewis Spratlan, arr. Lawler + Fadoul; b. flute: Zara Lawler, marimba: Paul J. Fadoul; composer: Adam B. Silverman; recorded at Kaleidoscope Sound, Jersey City, New Jersey, and Old Songs Community Arts Center, Voorheesville, New York, 2017-2018; total selections time: 9:50

Douglas Perkins: Simple Songs of Birth and Return II — Two Shadows
Simple Songs (various composers)
New Focus Recordings/2012
percussion: Douglas Perkins; composer: Nathan Davis; composition year: 2004; time: 6:21

Jean-François Primeau: Cœur de l’hiver
Jardin le soir
Kohlenstoff Records/2019
electronic music: Jean-François Primeau; recorded at the composer’s studio, Montreal, 2018; composition year: 2018; time: 16:53

Joane Hétu: La Marmotte (The Groundhog)
Hibernation, boredom and pleasure
a. 10:38
b. 2:01

Nouvelle Musique D’Hiver
Ambiances magnetiques/2007
flutes, objects, soundtrack: Jean Dorome; piano, synthesizer: Guillaume Dostaler; alto saxophone, voice, text, director: Joane Hétu; clarinets: Lori Freedman; sampler, accordion: Diane Labrosse; drums: Pierre Tanguay; turntables: Martin Tétreault; narrator: Gilles Derome; recorded March, 2003, at Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal; total time: 12:39

Sten Hanson: selections from Rycyclings
Suite Brasiliera —
a. Apito (1:25)
b. Iemanjá (2:44)
c. Guerra (1:35)

Sten Hanson — Chrysopée Electronique series
Mnémosyne Musique Media/2001
electroacoustic music realized at the Institut international de musique électroacoustique de Bourges (IMEB), France, 1993; total selections time: 5:57

— FIN —

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