Martian Gardens Episode 1027

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Martian Gardens Episode 1027

Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
July 13+17, 2020
Contact Max Shea: martiangardensmax@gmail.com 

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Hour 1

SET ONE
Daniel Goode: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
I. 2:49
II. 3:39
III. 4:03

Annbling
New World Records/2014
clarinet: Daniel Goode; piano: Douglas Martin; recorded in New York City, 2012; composition years: 1959-1960; total time: 10:31

Charles Wuorinen: The Blue Bamboula
Works for Violin and Piano 1969-1983
Bridge Records/1988
piano: Gahrick Ohlsson; recorded at RCA Studio A, December 1986; composition year: 1980; time: 11:20

SINGLE PLAY
Larry Polansky: 22 Sounds
These Are the Generations
New World Records/2020
(for percussion quartet); percussion: Douglas Perkins; recorded in Chicago, October 26, 2016; composition year: 2010; time: 17:12

SINGLE PLAY
Roger Reynolds: Sanctuary (excerpt)
Sanctuary (DVD)
Mode Records/2011
percussion: red fish blue fish, directed by Steven Schick; recorded at the National Art Gallery, Washington D.C., with live electronics, recorded in 2007, additional processing at the University of California San Diego, 2008-2009; composition years: 2003-2007; excerpt time: 13:00

Hour 2

SINGLE PLAY
Judith Shatin: Three Summers Heat–
a. Just Now the Sea-Green Banners Fly (2:09)
b. Just Now the Early Peach is Red (1:57)
c. It’s Midsummer and Too Hot to Walk (3:29)
d. Summer Earth is Windless. Heat Still Presses (1:49)
e. Light Clothes! Few Clothes! (2:00)
f. I Remember Desire like White Light (3:20)
g. I Raise my Head to Look at T’ung Trees (2:20)

CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 29 [various artists]
Music from VCCM: Virginia Center for Computer Music University of Virginia
Centaur Records/1999
soprano: Susan Narucki; text: Tzu Yeh (Chin Dynasty); recorded at Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University, August, 1998; composition year: 1989; total time: 17:48

SET TWO
Eighth Blackbird: The Light of the Dark (M. Gordon)
Singing in the Dead of Night (Lang/Wolfe/Gordon)
Çedille Records/2020
Eighth Blackbird (flutes, auxiliary piano, metals: Nathalie Joachim; clarinet, bass clarinet, auxiliary piano: Ken Thomson; violin, guitar, auxiliary piano, metals, sandpaper: Matt Albert; cello, harmonica, metals, sandpaper: Nick Photinos; percussion, accordion, metals, sandpaper: Matthew Duvall; piano, accordion, metals, sandpaper: Lisa Kaplan); recorded at the Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago; September-October, 2019; composer: Michael Gordon; composition year: 2008; time: 11:34

Musicians from soundSCAPE: Kikai No Mori/Chance Forest Interludes (selections)
a. From point to line — Going out for a walk (0:48)
b. Tinguely (2:44)
c. Genghis (0:57)
d. Genghis? (1:04)
e. Follow the feeling of the piece; then wrestle it into being (1:08)
f. Machine with Chinese Fan (0:56)
g. I imagine myself as a machine. What would I love? I’d love to be bathed in oil (1:41)

After the End
New Focus Recordings/2019 (for download)
soprano: Tony Arnold; flute: Lisa Cella; violin: Mark Fewer; percussion: Aiyun Huang; piano: Thomas Rosenkranz; text: Jonathan Brent Butler; recorded at the Auditorium di Maccagno, Pino e Veddasca, Lombardy, Italy; July 2017; composer: Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez; composition year: 2015; time: total selections time: 9:17

SET THREE
Andy Kozar: Osculati Fourniture (E. Beglarian)
A Few Kites
New Focus Recordings/2020 (for download)
(for solo instrument and prerecorded setar); trumpet: Andy Kozar; recorded at Oktaven Audio, Mt. Vernon, New York; composer: Eve Beglarian; composition year: 2007; time: 4:03

Muslimgauze: Saddam’s Children
Narcotic
Staalplaat/1997
tapes, electronics: Bryn Jones (Muslimgauze); time: 2:50

Hour 3

SET FOUR
Ukuphambana:
a. Subduct (1:10)
b. Furrow (3:38)

Underlie
Voidstar Productions/2020
homemade instruments, electronics: Chris Castiglione; total time: 4:48

Philip Mantione: Climatology
Random 26
Scattered Music/1999
sound collage (un-amplified electric guitar, triangle, claves, prerecorded sounds): Philip Mantione; time: 6:01

Chris Cutler & Thomas DiMuzio: selections from Gravity Waves
a. We Wave Back (1:16)
b. Hephaestus (2:35)

Quake
RéR Megacorp/1999
drums, electrified drums, sounds, CD player: Chris Cutler; sampler, live sampling, processing, radio, sounds, CD player: Thomas DiMuzio; recorded at Voix, Lowell, Massachusetts, March 27, 1999; time: 3:51

Z’ev: Fallen Titans (Act 5)
Opus 3
Staalplaat/1990
percussion: Z’ev; recorded at De Duif Church, Amsterdam, April 20, 1990; total selections time: 2:57

J.C. Combs: Simulated Music, or Descartes was right
MP3
J.C. Combs/2018
electronic music: Jimmy Combs; recorded at the composer’s studio, Seattle for the Sound-In Event “Ghost in the Machine”; composition year: 2018; time: 3:25

SET FIVE
John Cage: Child of Tree
The Works for Percussion 3
Mode Records/2014
amplified plant materials: D’Arcy Philip Gray; recorded at Sutton United Church, Sutton, Quebec, July 2008; composition year: 1975; time: 8:11

Chris Brown: Branches (excerpt)
Retrospectacles
Fo’c’sle/2018
piano, computer: Chris Brown; recorded at Mills College, Oakland, California, August 13, 2016; composition year: 2000; excerpt time: 10:00 (00:00-10:00 of 37:10)

Philip Perkins: Domestic Water
Yeah Machine
Live performances using recorded, made, found, purchased, and stolen sounds, 2016-2019
Artifact Recordings/2019
all sounds: Philip Perkins; total selections time: 3:29

SINGLE PLAY
Pierre Alexandre Tremblay: La Rage 2 — Brûlé
a. amoureux par intérim (2:27)
b. pompeux roi de nulle part (2:13)
c. le cheval mort (3:41)
d. ivre: vivre! (4:39)
e. Œdipe en banlieue (1:21)

La Rage
empreintes DIGITALes/2009
(for drum kit [free jazz], processing, interactive processing, 8-channel fixed medium);
drum kit: Stefan Schneider; electronics, processing: Pierre Alexandre Tremblay; realized at the electroacoustic music studios of the University of Montreal and the composer’s studio, 2004-2005; premiered by Stefan Schneider at Maison de la culture Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Montréal, total time: 12:21

— FIN —

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