Martian Gardens Episode 1023

Martian Gardens Episode 1023

Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
June 7, 2020
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Hour 1

Bernard Rands: …In the Receding Mist…
Music for Chamber Ensemble (various artists)
Neuma Records/1992
members of Boston Musica Viva (flute: Renée Krimsier; violin: Nancy Cirillo; viola: Katherine Anderson; cello: Andrew Mark; harp: Susan Robinson); composition year: 1988; time: 10:35

Augusta Read Thomas: Bells Ring Summer
Prairie Sketches
cello: Julian Hersh; composition year: 2000; time: 4:23

Elliott Carter: Figment No. 1
The Music of Elliott Carter, Volume 5
Bridge Records/2003
cello: Fred Sherry; recorded at KAS Studio, Astoria, New York, 2001-2002; composition year: 1994; time: 5:19

Michael Byron: Bridges of Pearl and Dust
Bridges of Pearl and Dust
Cold Blue Music/2019
vibraphone: Ben Phelps; recorded at Architecture Studios, Los Angeles, August 2018; composition year: 2011; time: 15:58

Robert Scott Thompson/Erdem Helvacıoğlu: From A Language of Light
Aucourant Records/2020
synthesizers, cello: RST, processed guitar: Erdem Helvacıoğlu;percussion: Stuart Gerber; recorded at RST’s studio, Roswell, Georgia; time: 6:17

Vincent Clarke & Martyn Ware: Blue (You Are Under Water)
Spectrum Pursuit Vehicle
Mute Records/2001
synthesizers, computers, electronics: Clarke, Ware; composed and recorded at Studio 37B and the Institute of Sonology, Primrose Hill, London, UK, 2000; time: 12:00

Hour 2

Nomi Epstein: For Collect-Project
New Focus Recordings/2020 (for download)
Collect-Project (voice: Frauke Aulbert; bass flute: Shanna Pranaitis; electronics: Francisco Castillo Trigueors); recorded at Claudia Cassidy Theater, Chicago, October 9, 2016; composition year: 2016; time: 8:58

Kay Gardner: Jungle Night
(for alto flute and environmental sounds); alto flute: Kay Gardner; night sounds recorded on the Tahuayo River, Peru; flute and processing recorded at SyncroSound, Boston; time: 7:47

Ron Nagorcka: Grey Butcherbird (from the Artamidae suite)
Atom Bomb Becomes Folk Art
Pogus Productions/2014
fretless electric guitar, mandolin: Larry Polansky; trombone; Joe Cook; flute, piccolo: Jennie McDonald; clarinet, bass clarinet: Karlin Love; MIDI keyboard, didgiridoo: Ron Nagorcka; conductor: Marta Mumford; composition year: 2012; time: 4:31

Keller Quartet: Nocturne (String Quartet No. 15, Mvt. IV) (D. Shostakovitch)
Lento (Schnittke/Shostakovitch)
ECM New Series/2003
Keller Quartet (violins: András Keller, János Pilz; viola: Zoltán Gál; violin: Judit Szabó); recorded June 2000; composer: Dmitri Shostakovitch; composition year: 1974; selection time: 5:04

Stefan Wolpe: Adagio (Concerto for Nine Instruments, Mvt. II)
Wolpe in Jerusalem
Mode Records/2006
Ensemble Recherche; recorded at SWR studio, Karlsruhe, November 2003; composition years: 1933-1937; selection time: 6:17

Ralph Shapey: Mann Soli
a. Maestoso (0:33)
b. Bravura (0:25)
c. Maestoso (1:05)
d. Nite (1:46)
e. Vivo (0:32)
f. Cantabile, elegante (2:23)
g. Maestoso (0:38

Music by Ralph Shapey
Centaur Records/2007
violin: Miranda Cuckson; recorded at Patrych Sound, June 2006; composition year: 1985; total time: 7:26

Rory Cowal: Eight Pieces for the Vernal Equinox (K. Davis)
a. Raphiolepis (0:36)
b. Pieris (1:32)
c. Photina (1:26)
d. Vitex (2:46)
e. Abelia (0:49)
f. Calluna (0:58)
g. Nerium (4:09)
h. Choisya (2:04)

Clusters — American Piano Explorations (various composers)
New World Records/2018
piano: Rory Cowal; recorded in Pyatt Hall, Vancouver, British Columbia; composer: Kris Davis; composition year: 2018; total time: 14:21

Hour 3

Robert Morris/David Mott: Rapport, December 16, 8:00 p.m. (1st 1/2)
Open Space/2011
synthesizer: Robert Morris; tape delay system; David Mott; recorded at the Yale Electronic Music Studios, December 16, 1975; excerpt time: 15:00 (of 29:34)

Suk-Jun Kim: This Hum (Yet not a Hum)
Humming — Electroacoustic Music
Vox Regis/2019
electroacoustic music from The Humming Project; composition year: 2018; recorded in Aberdeen, Scotland; time: 6:09

Maggi Payne: HUM
The Extended Flute (various composers)
(for flute and tape); flute: Maggi Payne; recorded at the Center for Contemporary Music, Mills College, Oakland; composition years: 1972-1973; time: 9:31

Emanuell Dimas de Melo Pimenta: Rings (excerpt)
Digital Music
Mode Records/1990
computer music (sound sources: metallic objects): Emanuel Dimas de Melo Pimenta; composition year: 1989; excerpt time: 4:00 (of 25:00)

Chris Brown: Sparks II
piano, computer: Chris Brown; recorded at Roulette Intermedium, December 12, 1997; composition years: 1977, 1997; time: 5:06

Iannis Xenakis: Mélanges (Pléïades, Mvt. I)
Percussion Works
Mode Records/2006
(for percussion sextet); ensemble red fish blue fish, director: Steven Schick; recorded at Warren Studios, University of California, San Diego; composition year: 1978; time: 8:52

Daud Khan: Folk Tune
Tribute to Afghanistan
Dunya Records/2004
robab: Daud Khan Sadozai; tabla: Yama Karim; tambura: Dorran Ahmad Sadozai; recorded at the Orange Room, Turin, Italy, September 2003; time: 4:03

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