Martian Gardens Episode 1022

Martian Gardens Episode 1022

Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
May 31, 2020
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Hour 1

Barton McLean: Rainforest Images II
Innova Recordings/2010
soprano recorder, clariflute, keyboards: Barton McLean; voice, violin: Priscilla McLean; voice, audio processing with Expanded Instrument system: Panaiotis; sampled recordings of birds of the Peruvian Amazon and Australian rain forests; composition year: 1993; time: 20:00

David Congo: The Creation
electroacoustic music: David Congo; recorded at the composer’s studio, West Springfield, Massachusetts; composition year: 1995; revised: 2019; time: 12:18

Ruth Anderson: Points
Arc Light Recordings/2020 (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

Fang Wan: Origin
Music from SEAMUS vol. 28 (various artists)
New Focus Recordings/2019 (for download)
electroacoustic music via Kyma platform: Fan Wang (sound sources: traditional Chinese percussion instruments); composition year: 2019; time: 9:12

Paul Lansky: As Things Were
Alphabet Book
Bridge Records/2002
computer music: Paul Lansky; reader: Hannah McKay; time: 3:01

Hour 2

Eric Chasalow: The Furies
a. The Fury of Beautiful Bones (4:03)
b. The Fury of Guitars and Sopranos (3:31)
c. The Fury of Cocks (1:29)
d. The Fury of Hating Eyes (3:58)
e. The Fury of Rainstorms (1:57)

Over the Edge
New World Records/1993
(for soprano and computer music); soprano: Christine Schadeberg; realized at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center; texts: Anne Sexton; composition years: 1984 (a-d); 1992 (e); total time: 15:00

Luciano Berio: Chamber Music
a. Strings in the Earth and the Air (4:30)
b. Monotone (2:58)
c. Winds of May (1:31)

The Great Works for Voice
Mode Records/1995
members of Musician’s Accord (clarinet: Sheldon Berkowitz; cello: Ted Mook; harp: Barbara Allen); soprano: Christine Schadeberg; texts: James Joyce; recorded at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, New York City, April 3, 1995; composition year: 1953; total time: 9:00

Endangered Quartet: The Honey Makers
New Focus Recordings/2020 (for download)
saxophones: Roy Nathanson; trombone: Curtis Fowlks; violin: Jesse Mills; bass: Tim Kiah; recorded at Figure 8 Recordings, Brooklyn, New York; composer: Tim Kiah; time: 2:55

Poul Ruders: Kafka (from Kafkapriccio)
(from Kafkapriccio — Five Paraphrases on the Opera Kafka’s Trial)
Poul Ruders Edition Volume 15
Bridge Records/2019
Odensesymfoniorkester, recorded at Carl Nielsen Symphony Concert Hall, Odense, Denmark, June 2018; composition year: 2008; time: 5:41

Jennifer Higdon: Raucous Rumpus (from Dance Card)
Project W (various composers)
Works by Diverse Women Composers
Çedille Records/2019
Chicago Sinfonietta, conductor: Mei-Ann Chen; recorded March 2018, Wentz Hall, Napierville, Illinois; composition year: 2015; selection time: 2:17

University of St. Thomas Symphonic Wind Ensemble: Staccato Dances (K. Turnbull)
(from Everything Starts from a Dot)
The Other Side (various composers)
Innova Recordings/2019
UST Symphonic Wind Ensemble recorded at the Minnesota Opera Space, Minneapolis, May 2017; composer: Kit Turnbull; composition year: 2017; selection time: 3:24

S. Prokofiev: Finale — Mvt. IV — Classical Symphony (Symphony No. 1 in D Major)
Classical Symphony/Lt. Kijé Suite/The Love For Three Oranges Suite
CBS Records/1989 (orig. CBS LP/1964)
The Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor: Eugene Ormandy; composition year: 1917; selection time: 4:07

Alfred Schnittke: Prelude in Memoriam Dmitri Shostakovitch
Quasi una Sonata — Music for Violin and Piano
Bridge Records/2000
(for violin and tape); violin: Joanna Kurkowicz; recorded at Wellesley Chapel, Wellesley, Massachusetts, January 1999; composition year: 1975; time: 5:09

Thomas Adès: Venezia notturna  (Mvt. I from Arcadiana)
Danish String Quartet (Adès/Nørgård/Abrahamsen)
ECM New Series/2016
violins: Rune Tonsgaard Sorensen, Frederik Øland; viola: Asbjørn Nørgaard; cello: Fredrik Schøyen Sjölin; recorded at Reitstadel, Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz, Germany, May 2015; selection time: 2:34

Hour 3

Philip Corner: gamelan COMING & GOING (1st 3rd)
gamelan COMING & GOING
ANTS Records/2017
(piano duo with counting); pianos, voices: Philip Corner, Evan Schwartzman; recorded at Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts, New Brunswick, New Jersey, November 27, 1985; composition year: 1983; excerpt time: 12:30 (of 36:00)

Kraftwerk: Numbers
Computer World
Elektra/1987 (orig/ Computerwelt/KlingKlang LP/1981)
synthesizers, computers, electronics: Ralf Hutter, Florian Schneider, Karl Bartos; composer: Florian Schneider; recorded at Kling Klang Studios; time: 3:19

Nicolas Bernier: Antithèse électronique
Travaux mécaniques
empreintes DIGITALes/2012
electronics: Nicolas Bernier; recorded at the composer’s studio, Montreal; composition year: 2011; time: 1:00

Timothy Polashek: Kinetics
Go-Go-Go (various artists)
Music from the Computer Music Center of Columbia University
computer music: Timothy Polashek; recorded at the Computer Music Center, Columbia University, 2000; time: 4:39

Daniel Goode: Slendro Drum
Clarinet Songs
XI Records/1993
clarinet: Daniel Goode; produced by Mary Jane Leach; time: 3:47

James Andean: Spores
empreintes DIGITALes/2014
music for stereo fixed media; realized at Studio Erkki, Sibelius-Akademia, Helsinki, Finland; premiered at the Spor Festival, Godsbanen, Aarhus, Denmark, May 9, 2014; composition year: 2014; time: 7:00

Pete Stollery: ABZ/A
Sonic Art from Aberdeen, Glasgow, Huddersfield, and Newcastle
MPS Music and Video/2000
electroacoustic music (sound sources: environs of Aberdeen, Scotland); composition year: 1998; time: 5:00

Suk-Jun Kim: Sealed to Become
Humming — Electroacoustic Music
Vox Regis/2019
sound sources: people humming their familiar songs, ambient sounds, remarks; composition year: 2018; recorded in Aberdeen, Scotland; time: 5:42

Robert Morris/David Mott: Rapport, November 18, 1973, 8:00 p.m. (excerpt)
Open Space/2011
synthesizer: Robert Morris; tape delay system; David Mott; recorded at the Yale Electronic Music Studios, November 18, 1973; excerpt time: 3:15 (of 29:35)

— FIN —

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