Martian Gardens Episode 1026

Martian Gardens Episode 1026

Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
July 4, 2020
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Hour 1

Drew Krause: First of July
Capstone Records/2007
(for percussion ensemble); McCormick Percussion Ensemble, conductor: Robert McCormick; recorded at Springs Theatre, Tampa, April, 1997; composition year: 1996; time: 5:12

John Cage: Apartment House 1776
Orchestral Works I
Mode Records/1994
(for four vocalists and chamber orchestra); New England Conservatory Philharmonia; voices –Protestant: Walter Buckingham, Native American: Darrell Dunn, African American: Semenya McCord; Sephardi: Chiam Parchi; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, March, 1991; composition year: 1776; time: 25:09

Philip Glass:
a. Prematurely Air-Conditioned Supermarket (12:17)
b. Ensemble (6:38)

Einstein on the Beach
The Philip Glass Ensemble and Chorus, conductor, keyboard: Michael Riesman; (a) spoken voice: Lucinda Childs; spoken voice: Sheryl Sutton (as Mr. Bojangles); texts: Lucinda Childs; Christopher Knowles; (b) flutes: Andrew Sterman, Jon Gibson, Richard Peck; keyboard: Michael Riesman; composition years: 1975-1976; total time: 18:55

Hour 2

Linda Dusman: O Star Spangled Stripes
I Need No Words
Neuma Records/2013
The Hoffmann/Goldstein Duo (piano: Paul Hoffmann; percussion: Tom Goldstein); composition year: 2004 (parodies referred: “The Stars and Stripes Forever” [J.P. Sousa, 1897], “When Johnny Comes Marching Home” [Patrick Gilmore, 1863], “You’re a Grand Old Flag” [George M. Cohan, 1906], “The Star Spangled Banner” [John Stafford Smith, 1780; Francis Scott Key, 1814]); time: 8:46

Stuart Saunders Smith: Tunnels
O.O. Discs/1992
(for musician/actor); percussion/actor: Thomas Goldstein; composition year: 1982; time: 7:06

Stuart Saunders Smith:
a. In Bingham (3:47)
b. Aussie Blue (3:58)

Wind in the Channel
O.O. Discs/1997
a. for solo speaker/actor; voice: Paul Hoffman; b. (for solo piano); piano: Paul Hoffman; (a, b); composition year: 1985; time: 6:45

Robert Erickson: Summer Music
Recent Impressions — Orchestral, Chamber & Vocal Music
Naxos/2007 (orig. 1990)
(for violin and tape) violin: Mia Wu; recorded at Yale Divinity School, New Haven, June 1988, tape sound source: the brooks of Sequoia National Park, Sierra Nevada, California; composition year: 1974; time: 15:41

Emilio Teubolo: Tectonic (Plates)
New Focus Recordings/2020 (for download)
(for solo piano); piano: Emilio Teubolo; recorded at Samurai Hotel Studios, Astoria, New York; time: 1:48

Elaine Barkin: Ebb Tide
Open Space 16 (Barkin/Carlé/Exley/Helmuth)
Open Space/2004
(for two vibraphones); vibraphone: Kenneth McGrath, Aaron Smith; composition year: 1977; time: 9:16

Hour 3

Robert Scott Thompson: Among the Unlaboring Stars
Gold Flowers Bloom Mercury Petals
Aucourant Records/2009
electronics, synthesizers: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at the composer’s studio, Roswell Georgia; time: 4:07

Robert Scott Thompson: Sidereal
Aucourant Records/2007
computer, synthesizers, programming: RST; recorded at the composer’s studio, Roswell, Georgia; time: 3:50

Laurie Spiegel: A Cosmos (from Three Modal Pieces)
Obsolete Systems
Electronic Music Foundation/2001
McLeyvier computer-controlled analog synthesizer: Laurie Spiegel; composition year: 1983; time: 3:07

Jorge Antunes: Valsa Sideral (Sidereal Waltz)
Savage Songs (1961-1970)
Early Brazilian Electronic Music
Pogus Productions/2003
electronic music composed and recorded in the composer’s studio, Rio De Janeiro, 1962; time: 3:12

Iannis Xenakis: Diamorphoses
Electronic Music
Electronic Music Foundation/1997
(electronic/musique concrète on two tracks of tape); composed at Groupe des recherches musicales studios, Paris, 1957; premiered in Brussels, October 5, 1958; time: 6:53

George Crumb: selections from Celestial Mechanics
Cosmic Dances for Amplified Piano, Four Hands
II. Beta Cygni (3:22)
III. Gamma Draconis (5:50)

Complete Crumb Edition Volume 18
Bridge Records/2017
pianos: Quattro Mani (Steven Beck, Susan Grace); recorded at Packard Hall, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, August 25, 2016; composition years: 1979; revised in 2012; total selections time: 9:12

Per Bloland: Los Murmullitos
Music from SEAMUS Vol. 29 (various artists)
New Focus Recordings/2020 (for download)
(for piano and electronics); piano: Keith Kirchoff; electronics: Per Bloland; composition year: 2018; time: 4:12

John Luther Adams: Dark Waves
Red Arc/Blue Veil
Cold Blue Music/2007
(for two pianos); piano: Stephen Drury, Yukiko Takagi; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, July 2007; composition year: 2007; time: 12:30

Paddy Kingsland: A Whisper from Space
BBC Radiophonic Workshop — A Retrospective (various artists)
BBC Music/2008
synthesizers, electronics: Paddy Kingsland; composition year: 1978; time: 2:12

— FIN —

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