Martian Gardens Episode 1016

Martian Gardens Episode 1016

Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
April 19, 2020
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Hour 1

Michael Parsons & Howard Skempton: Pieces for Cello and Accordion
Not Necessarily “English” Music (various artists)
Leonardo Music Journal CD Series Volume 11
A Collection of Experimental Music from Great Britain 1960-1977

cello: Michael Parsons; accordion: Howard Skempton; recorded at the British Music Information Society, August 8, 1974; time: 2:50

André Hamel + La Nef: Nouvelle esquisse
Les musiques d’Urnos
Ambiances Magnetiques/2016
bagpipes, percussion: Élise Guay; percussion: Patrick Graham; Shawm: Pierre Langevin;
recorded in Montreal 2004 and 2016; total time: 2:15

Jack Armstrong:
a. Rothbury Hills (J. Armstrong)
b. Whittingham Green Lane (A. Ellis)
c. The Cott (A. Ellis)
d. Border Fray (trad.)

Northumberland Rant (various artists)
Traditional Music from the Edge of England
Smithsonian Folkways/1999
Northumbrian small pipes: Jack Armstrong; composers: Jack Armstrong (a); Alice Ellis (b,c); traditional (d); field recordings from Northumberland, UK, 1954; suite time: 4:13

Philip Perkins: Yeah Machine
Yeah Machine
Artifact Recordings/2019
sound collage: Philip Perkins; time: 3:39

Anna Rubin: Late at Night
for fixed media (voices: Jenny Johnson, Laura Donnelly; cello, laughter: Gita Ladd);  composition year: 2018; premiered at the SEAMUS Conference, Boston, March 23, 2019; time: 7:15

Mari Kimura: Eigenspace
Voyage Apollonian
Innova Recordings/2017
violin, electronics: Mari Kimura; composer: Mari Kimura; recorded in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; time: 7:04

Craig Pepples: String Quartet No. 4
The Cabinet of Curiosities
a. pigeonhole 1 (1:35)
b. pigeonhole 2 (1:37)
c. pigeonhole 3 (0:47)
d. pigeonhole 4 (2:06)
e. pigeonhole 5 (2:12)
f. pigeonhole 6 — dr. caligari (2:06)

Open Space 42 (Boretz/Pepples)
Open Space/2020
Mivos String Quartet (violins: Olivia De Prato, Maya Bennardo; viola: Victor Lowrie Tafoya; cello: Tyler J. Borden); recorded at Oktaven Audio; composition year: 2016; total time: 10:29

Arditti Quartet: Espasmo fulgar (R. Sosa)
Mexico — New Music for Strings (various composers)
Mode Records/2006
(for string quartet and electronics); Arditti String Quartet (violin, violin solo: Irvine Arditti; second violin: Graeme Jennings; viola: Dov Scheindlin; cello: Rohan de Saram); recorded at Nezahualcoyotl, Mexico City, April 2002; composer: Rogelio Sosa; composition year: 2002; time: 10:21

Hour 2

Richard Teitelbaum: TBCi/bRT
Solo Live
Mutable Music/2012
piano, bells, slide whistle, Crackle Box, distant sirens: Richard Teitelbaum; recorded for the “Creative Differences” series at An Die Musik, Baltimore, April 11, 2009; time: 14:28

In memory of Richard Teitelbaum (May 19, 1939 – April 9 2020)

Chris Brown: Obelisk
(for piano and interactive computer); piano, computer: Chris Brown; recorded at Whitney Studios, Glendale, California, June 11, 2015; time: 7:54

Joseph Kubera: Fences, In Three Tragedies (S.S. Smith)
I. Personal Tragedy (2:48)
II. Community Tragedy (1:53)
III. Country Tragedy (2:52)

Book of Horizons (various composers)
New World Records/2014
piano: Joseph Kubera; recorded at the Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, June 2013; composer: Stuart Saunders Smith; composition year: 1998; total time: 7:30

Chinary Ung: Therīgāthā inside Aura*
Chinary Ung Volume 4
Bridge Records/2019
soprano: Anne Harley, Stacey Fraser; clarinet: Brian Walsh; viola: Susan Ung; percussion: Nicholas Terry; conductor: David Rentz; text: Therīgāthā; recorded at Scripps College, Claremont, California, March 2018; composition year: 2018; time: 22:06

Hour 3

Eldad Tsabary: Un sac avec un micro
field recordings, processing: Eldad Tsabary; recorded at Parc-de-Portugal, Montreal, April 9, 2005, 3:00 a.m.; time: 1:00

Lutz Glandien: Tile Windows Horizontally
The 5th Elephant — Virtualectric Stories
ReR Megacorp/2001
guitar, computer, sampling: Lutz Glandien; tuba, tape: Michael Vogt; Recorded in the Studio for Electroacoustic Music, Berlin Academy of the Arts; time: 1:55

Charles Dodge: The Days Are Ahead (Speech Songs IV)
Any Resemblance is Purely Coincidental
New Albion Records/1992
speech synthesis, text: Charles Dodge; created at Bell Laboratories; speech synthesis program developed by Joseph Olive; composition year: 1973; time: 1:57

Maurice Wright: Stereo Fantasy
Music from the Association for the Promotion of New Music, vol. 1 & 2 (various artists)
New Focus Recordings/2020 (for download)
computer music: Maurice Wright; recorded at the composer’s home studio, 2011; composition year: 2011 time: 14:50

Jody Diamond: Kenong
In That Bright World — Music for Javanese Gamelan
New World Records/2009
Kenong gongs: musicians from the Indonesian Institute of the Arts in Surakarta; composer: Jody Diamond; composition year: 1990; recorded at Studio 19, Indonesian Institute of the Arts, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia, July 2001; time: 9:26

Steve Reich: Mallet Quartet
a. Fast (6:39)
b. Slow (3:16)
c. Fast (5:03)

Steve Reich/Third Coast Percussion
Çedille Records/2016
Third Coast Percussion (David Skidmore, Robert Dillon, Peter Martin, Sean Connors); recorded at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, December 2014; composition year: 2009; total time: 14:58

Roscoe Mitchell: selections from Percussion Cage and Music on the Go —
a. Next Stop Titan (2:15)
b. At Corona’s End (2:18)

Solo (3)
Mutable Music/2003
saxophones, percussion: Roscoe Mitchell; recorded at Audio for the Arts, Madison, Wisconsin, 1999; total selections time: 4:33

— FIN —

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