Martian Gardens Episode 1010

Martian Gardens Episode 1010
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
March 1, 2020
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Hour 1

Haskell Small: selections from Pictures At An Exhibition (M. Mussorgsky)
a. Samuel Goldenberg and Schmuyle (2:38)
b. The Market Place at Limoges (attaca) (1:42)
c. Catacombae (2:12)
d. Lingua Mortua (2:28)
e. The Hut of Baba-Yaga (attaca) (3:59)
f. The Great Gate of Kiev (6:28)

Renoir’s Feast (Small/Mussorgsky)
Museum Music/2006
piano: Haskell Small; recorded at Westmoreland Congregational Church, Bethesda, Maryland, July 2005; composer: Modest Mussorgsky; composition year: 1874; total selections time: 19:30

Fred Lerdahl: Three Bagatelles
a. Bagatelle I (3:13)
b. Bagatelle II (3:32)
c. Bagatelle III (3:11)

Fred Lerdahl Volume Six
Bridge Records/2019
violin: Movses Pogossian; guitar: David Starobin; recorded at Ostin Music Center, UCLA, April 2017; composition year: 2016; time: 9:58

Movses Pogossian: selections from Suite Mestiza (G. L. Frank)
a. Hailli (Prayer) (4:28)
b. Vendedora Cholita (Indian Soldier Woman) (3:58)
c. Charanguista Viejo (Old Charango Player) (2:53)

Inspired by Bach (various composers)
New Focus Recordings/2018 (for download)
violin: Movses Pogossian; recorded at the Herb Alpert School of Music, UCLA, November 2017; composer: Gabriela Lena Frank; composition year: 2017; total selections time: 10:28

Robert Erickson: Trio
Duo, Fives, Quintet, Trio
New World Records/2019
members of Camera Lucida (clarinet: Anthony Burr; cello: Charles Curtis; harp: Julie Smith Phillips); recorded at Conrad Prebys Hall, University of California, San Diego, August 31, 2018; composition year: 1986; time: 11:28

Hour 2

Pauline Oliveros: Private Journies/Viajes Privados
Deep Listening Foundation/1998
accordion, Expanded Instrument System: Pauline Oliveros; voice, EIS: Julie Lyon Rose; EIS: David Gamper; time: 3:31

Rand Steiger: Cyclone
Coalescence Cycle, Volume 1
Tundra/2019 (for download)
(for clarinet and electronics); clarinet: Joshua Rubin; electronics: Rand Steiger; recorded at Studio A, University of California San Diego, December 2014; composition year: 2013; time: 8:20

David Lee Myers & Marco Oppedisano: Storm and Drain
Tesla at Coney Island
OKS Recordings of North America/2008
electric guitar, samples: Marco Oppedisano; feedback circuits, noises, samples: David Lee Myers; time: 5:05

Livebatts!: Dinosaur Helpline
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: 6:33

Sonic Youth: Treatise, page 183 (C. Cardew)
Goodbye 20th Century (various composers)
Sonic Youth Records/1999
performers: Thurston Moore, Jim O’Rourke, Kim Gordon, Lee Ranoldo, Steve Shelley, Takehisa Kosugi, William Winant; recorded in New York City, 1999; composer: Cornelius Cardew; composition year: 1967 time: 3:29

Cornelius Cardew: Treatise (excerpt)*
Mode Records/2009
The QUaX Ensemble, director: Petr Kotik; recorded live in Prague, 1967; composition years: 1963-1967; excerpt time: 10:00
*CD 2, track 2, first 10 minutes

Benjamin Boretz: “…the sun poured molten glass on the fields…” *
Open Space 40 — bab-jkr-erb (Boretz/Randall/Barkin)
Open Space/2019
piano: Andrew Zhou; composition year: 2014; time: 7:11
*for Bob Morris at 70; title from Malclm Lowry, “Under the Volcano” novel, 1947

Thomas Newman & Rick Cox:
a. Paper Thin (0:40)
b. Grind the Bone and Bury it (2:36)

35 Whirlpools Below Sound
Cold Blue Music/2014
piano, phase metals, sound effects, processing: Thomas Newman, Rick Cox; recorded in Pacific Palisades, California; total selections time: 3:16

Hour 3

Alex Shapiro: O Death Rock Me Asleep
(for download)
(for SATB chorus and pre-recorded soundscape); premiered at All Saint’s Church, Beverly Hills, California; The Golden Bridge Ensemble, director: Suzi Digby; September 7, 2019; text: Anne Boleyn (attributed); composition year: 2019; time: 8:30

Charles Wuorinen: Creation History (Genesis, Movement II)
Albany Records/2004
Minnesota Orchestra & Minnesota Chorale, conductor: Edo De Waart; recorded at Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, November 1992; texts: Genesis I: 1-26, 30, 31, II: 1, 2 (Latin Vulgate, Revised Standard Version); composition year: 1989; time: 12:31

Arthur Kreiger: For Diane
Music from the Association for the Promotion of New Music, vol. 1 & 2 (various artists)
New Focus Recordings/2020 (for download)
electronic music on tape: Arthur Krieger; composition year: 1995; time: 6:11

Morton Subotnick: Prelude for Piano IV
Complete Works for Piano
Mode Records/2018
(for piano and tape); piano: SooJin Anjou; recorded in New York City, May 2014; composition year: 1966; time: 6:12

Nikos Stavropoulos: Granicus
empreintes DIGITALes/2019
(for percussion and fixed media); percussion: Alexander Pepelasis; realized at the composer’s studio, 2016; premiered at the International Festival for Innovations in Music Production and Composition (iFIMPaC), The Venue, Leeds, UK; time: 6:44

Elliott Carter: selections from Eight Pieces for Timpani
VI. March (2:51)
VII. Adagio (2:03)
VIII. Canaries (3:24)
I. Improvisation (3:00)

The Music of Elliott Carter Volume 4
Bridge Records/2001
timpani: Daniel Druckman; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters; 2000, 2001; composition years: 1950, 1966; total selections time: 11:18

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