Martian Gardens Episode 1007

Martian Gardens Episode 1007
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
February 3, 2020
Contact Max Shea: martiangardensmax@gmail.com 

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Hour 1

SET ONE
Dean Rosenthal: Cooper Lake, Woodstock, New York
Stones/Water/Time/Breath
Editions Wandelweiser Records/2020
stones-into-water percussion: Russel Craig Richardson; recorded at Cooper Lake, Woodstock, New York, March 27, 2013; time: 6:34

Evidence: Copper Harbor
Out of Town
Deep Listening Foundation/2003
field recordings: Stephen Moore, Scott Smallwood; sound source: pump house, Copper Harbor, Michigan; recorded summer 2002; 6:24

Jonty Harrison: Undertow
Environs DVD
empreintes DIGITALes/2007
(8-channel fixed media); electroacoustic music: Jonty Harrison; additional sea recordings, Shetland Islands, UK: Martin Clark; realized at the composer’s studio, Birmingham, UK, 2007; premiered at Place des Terreaux, Lyon, France, for Océan Cité by Compagnie Pierre Deloche Danse, June 2, 2007; time: 12:19

SET TWO
Chi Wang: Peony Garden
Music from SEAMUS, Vol. 28 (various artists)
New Focus Recordings/2019 (for download)
software (MAX, KYMA), electronics, Wii video game controllers: Chi Wang; composition year: 2017; time: 11:07

Robert Scott Thompson: Passage
Messages from Maggie’s Garden
Aucourant Records/2019
clarinet: F. Gerard Errante; electronics: RST; recorded at the composer’s studio, Roswell, Georgia; composition year: 2010; time: 10:27

Livebatts!: Goldfish Chat Line
Livebatts!
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: 4:15

Hour 2

SET THREE
Iannis Xenakis: Ergma
Complete String Quartets
Mode Records/2009
The JACK Quartet (violins: Christopher Otto, Ari Streisfeld; viola: John Pickford; cello: Kevin McFarland); recorded at WDR Funkhaus,Klaus-von-Bismarck-Saal, Koln, November, 2008; composition year: 1994; time: 8:30

Sascia Pellegrini: Aísthēsis
Open Space 38 — Pellegrini/Hicks/Friedl string quartets
Open Space/2019
Mivos Quartet (violins: Olivia De Prato, Maya Bennardo; viola: Victor Lowrie Tafoya; cello: Tyler J. Borden); recorded at Oktaven Audio, composition year: 2019; time: 13:28

SET FOUR
Formosa Quartet: Four Taiwanese Folk Songs (W. Lin)
a. Seaport Goodbye (3:24)
b. Hengchun Folk song (1:53)
c. Dark Sky (1:36)
d. Rain Night Flower (4:25)

From Hungary to Taiwan (Wilson/Liang/Bartok/Lin)
Bridge Records/2018
Formosa Quartet (violins: Jasmine Lin, Wayne Lee; viola: Che Yen Chen; cello: Deborah Pae); recorded at Nichols Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, October, 2017; composer: Wei-Chieh Lin; composition year: 2017; total time: 10:38

Shih-Hui Chen: Silvergrass
I. Silvergrass (3:08)
II. My Vegetarian and Sutra-chanting Grandmother (3:34)
III. Turtle Island (2:07)
IV. Guojun is Not Coming Home to Dinner (3:38)

Silvergrass and Other Orchestral Works
New World Records/2020
(for cello and chamber orchestra); cello: Wen-Sinn Yang; National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, conductor: Yao-Yu Wu; recorded at the Concert Hall at National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, Wufeng, Taiwan; September 2019; composition year: 2016; total time: 12:20

Hsiao-Lan Wang: Star Gazer
Electroacoustic Works
Hsiao-Lan Wang/2005
(for flute and computer); flute: Cecilia Hamilton; composition year: 2003; time: 7:44

Hour 3

SET FIVE
Roger Doyle: selections from The Morning Show
a. Rise and Shine (0:39)
b. You Must Be In (2:53)
c. Mall (0:37)

Babel
CD 4 — Earth at Full-Moon
Silverdoor/1999
William Monigold as Big Bob Mubarek (writer, performer; other writing/performing personnel: Tim Brady, Helen Bledsoe, Eoghan Nolan, Risteard Cooper, David Heap, Roger Doyle, Finn MacGinty, Peter Vollebregt; composition years: 1989-1999; recorded at various locations in the British Isles, Europe, and North America; total selection time: 4:07

Lawler + Fadoul: selections from Clickable
a. Hedonic Treadmill 2 (0:37)
b. Sense & Sensibility (2:01)
c. LIARS (4:41)

Clickable — The Art of Persuasion (various composers)
PARMA-Ravello/2020
a. flute, voice, washboard, text: Zara Lawler; marimba, voice, text: Paul J. Fadoul; composer: Lewis Spratlan, arr. Lawler + Fadoul; b. flute, voice: Zara Lawler, guitar, voice: Paul J. Fadoul; voice: Megan Meyer; composer: George Fridreric Handel, arr. Lawler + Fadoul; text: adapted from dust jacket of Jane Austen’s “Sense and Sensibility” adapted by Zara Lawler; c. flute, voice: Zara Lawler; marimba, voice: Paul J. Fadoul; voice: Aine Zimmerman; composer: Ralph Farris; text from dust jacket of E. Lockhart’s “We Were Liars” adapted by Ralph Farris; recorded at Kaleidoscope Sound, Jersey City, New Jersey, and Old Songs Community Arts Center, Voorheesville, New York, 2017-2018; total selections time: 9:50

Twisted Tutu: Tea Song (G. Klucevsek)
Play Nice
O.O. Discs/1999
gopichand (ektārā), vocals: Eve Beglarian; composer: Guy Klucevsek, arr. Eve Beglarian; composition year: 1995; text: adapted from Chinese tea box; recorded at Baby Monster, New York City; time: 4:29

Guy Klucevsek: The Swan and the Vulture
Teetering on the Verge of Normalcy
Starkland/2016
accordion: Guy Klucevsek; bass: Pete Donovan; drums: Barbara Merjan; recorded at John Kilgore Studio, New York City, spring 2015; time: time: 6:14

SET SIX
Walter Zimmermann: Der Tanz & der Schmerz
Lokale Musik 1977-1981
Mode Records/2019
(for 13 instruments); Beginner Pool, conductor: Walter Zimmermann; recorded in Frankfurt, Theater am Turm, winter 1982; text: Martin Buber; time: 8:14

Bob Gluck: Unter dem kindes vigele (from Yiddish Songs)
Stories Heard & Retold
Electronic Music Foundation/1998
software (MAX), samples, composition: Bob Gluck; composition years: 1995-1996; selection time: 7:48

Heiner Goebbels:
a. Krieg der städte (1:41)
b. On the Road (2:42)

Ländschaft mit entfernten Verwandten
ECM New Series/2007
(for ensemble and electronics); members of Ensemble Modern (flutes: Dietmar Wiesner; double bass: Hans-Joachim Tinnefeld; cello: Eva Böcker; clarinets: Roland Diry; percussion: Rainer Römer), conductor: Frank Ollu; text (b): Gertrude Stein, “Wars I Have Seen”; recorded at Théâtre Nanterre-Amandiers, Nanterre, Paris; October 2004; composition year: 2002; time: 4:23

SET SEVEN
Linda Dusman: An Unsubstantial Territory
I need no words
Neuma Records/2013
The inHale Duo (piccolo: Jane Rigler; alto flute: Lisa Cella); composition year: 2006; time: 5:26

Jane Rigler: Multiversed
Rarefactions
Neuma Records/2015
piccolo: Jane Rigler; recorded at Immersive Studios, Boulder, Colorado; 2013-2014; composition year: 1:35

— FIN —

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