Martian Gardens Episode 1028

Martian Gardens Episode 1028

Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
July 20, 2020
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Hour 1

Steve Reich: Clapping Music
Early Works
Nonesuch Records/1987
hand claps: Russ Hartenberger, Steve Reich; recorded at RCA Studio A, New York City; composition year: 1972; time: 4:45

Manuel Zurria:
a. Clapping Music (S. Reich) (4:32)
b. Számzene I — Counting Music (L. Sáry) (1:21)

Again & Again
ANTS Records/2020
a. hand claps, electronics: Manuel Zurria; composer: Steve Reich; arr. Zurria; composition year: 1972; b. (for seven voices and toy percussion); percussion, voices: Manuel Zurria; composer: László Sáry (dedicated to Tom Johnson); composition year: 1995; recorded at MZ @FUN’OM Studio, Rome; total selections time: 5:53

Philip Corner: gamelan COMING & GOING (excerpt)
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: 6:00 (12:55-18:55 of 36:00)

Jorge Reyes: El Despedimento
El Costumbre
Extreme Records/1993
percussion, body percussion, Aztec wind whistle, didgeridoo, body percussion, voice: Jorge Reyes; synthesizer: Elmar Schutlte; recorded at El Cuarto de Maquinas, Mexico City; composition year: 1992; time: 3:16

Hossein Alizâdeh: Aftab
Mahoon Institute of Culture & Art/2007
setar: Hossein Alizâdeh; time: 11:45

Ali-Akbar Shahnazi: Reng
The Music of Islam Volume 12 (various artists)
Music of Iran at Karaj
Celestial Harmonies/1997
(Reng in Dastgāh-e Šur mode); instrumentation: tār, percussion; time: 5:10

Ed Pias: Ancestor’s Halo, Part 7
Ancestor’s Halo
Extreme Records/1997
percussion, drone, idiophonic instruments: Ed Pias; recorded at Gravelvoice Studio, Seattle, 1996; time: 3:41

Collage Project:
a. Inner Androids (7:51)
b. Free #2 (3:51)

Off Brand
New Focus Recordings/2020 (for download)
guitars: Dan Bruce, Daniel Lippel; bass: Aidan Plank; saxophone: Noa Even; trombone: Chris Anderson; drums: Nathan Douds; a. composer: Dan Bruce; recorded at Tri-C Studios, Cleveland, September 20, 2019; b. composer: Collage Project; recorded at Kirton Farm Studios, Germantown, New York, March 17, 2019; total time: 11:42

Hour 2

Robert Scott Thompson: Pattern Language #3
Pattern Language
Aucourant Records/2020
electroacoustic music: Robert Scott Thompson; time: 8:31

David Rosenboom: Initial State
Systems of Judgment — CDCM Computer Music Series Vol. 4
Centaur Records/1989
violin, keyboards, sampled sounds: David Rosenboom; recorded at the Center for Contemporary Music, Mills College, 1987-1989; time: 8:54

Raul LaFuret Pereyra: Montjuïc
Anillo en Abril
Raul LaFuret Pereyra/2003
electroacoustic music: RLP; recorded at Cátedra de Composicion Musicale, Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina; time: 1:48

Charlie Parker: Cherokee (R. Noble)
Bird in Time — 1940-1947
ESP Disk’/2008
alto saxophone: Charlie Parker; guitar: Efferge Ware; drums: Little Phil Phillips;
recorded at Vic Damon Studios, Kansas City, Missouri, September 1942; composer: Ray Noble; composition year: 1938; time: 2:50

Steven Ricks: American Dreamscape
Mild Violence
Bridge Records/2008
(for ensemble and electronics); alto saxophone: John Sampen; percussion: Ron Brough; piano: Scott Holden; contrabass: Eric Hansen; inspired by Thomas Pynchon’s Gravity’s Rainbow (Slothrop); composition year: 2005; time: 12:12

Steve Roach & Roger King: Gone West
Dust to Dust
guitar, percussion: Roger King; electronics, processing, harmonica: Steve Roach; recorded at Timeroom, Tucson, Arizona; time: 7:27

Sascia Pellegrini: Alchemical Studies I & II (C. Pepples)
Sascia Pellegrini Plays Music by Boretz, Pepples, and Pellegrini
Open Space/2017
piano, vibraphone, processing: Sascia Pellegrini; composer: Craig Pepples; composition year: 2014; time: 10:10

Hour 3

Louis DuFort: Enfant d’obus
Matériaux composés (DVD)
empreintes DIGITALes/2008
electroacoustic music in 4.1 channel fixed medium; realized at the composer’s studio, Montreal; derived from a section for voice and tape from DuFort’s opeara L’archange (2005); composition year: 2007; time: 10:02

Ukuphambana: Umber Whelm
Voidstar Productions/2020
homemade instruments, electronics: Chris Castiglione; total time: 6:36

R. Weis: Quantum Hayride
Mystery of the Egg
R. Weis/2012
electronics, sampling: Robert Weis; recorded at the composer’s studio, New York City, 1994; time: 4:57

J.K. Randall: through Lapland
Intermediate Masterworks for Marimba (various artists)
Bridge Records/2009
marimba: Jean Geoffroy; recorded at the Zeltsman Marimba Festival 2009, St. Lawrence University Conservatory, Appleton, Wisconsin, July 3, 2009; composition year: 2009; time: 2:23

Larry Polansky: Eleh Tol’d’ot (These are the generations…) (Cantillation Study #3)
These Are the Generations
New World Records/2020
(for four marimbas); marimbas: William Winant Percussion Group (Tony Gennaro, Mike Jones, Scott Siler, William Winant); recorded at the Recital Hall at the University of California Santa Cruz, September, 2019; composition years: 1985, 2017; time: 9:44

David Behrman: Crisscrossed Eights
Unforeseen Events/Refractive Light
XI Records/1991
mutantrumpet: Ben Neill; electronics, processing: David Behrman; digital recordings: Tom Hamilton; mastered at Foothill Digital Productions, New Rochelle, New York; time: 7:09

Jean-Claude Risset: Saxatile
CCMix Paris — Xenakis/UPIC/Continuum (various artists)
Mode Records/2001
(for soprano saxophone and UPIC); soprano saxophone: Daniel Kientzy; recorded at CCMix Paris; composition year: 1992; time: 7:45

— FIN —

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