Martian Gardens Episode 1039

Martian Gardens Episode 1039
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
November 9, 2020
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Hour 1

Roger Reynolds: Experiencing  (FLiGHT, Part 3)
Roger Reynolds at 85, Vol. I
Mode Records/2020
(for string quartet); The JACK Quartet (violins: Christopher Otto, Ari Streisfeld; viola: John Pickford Richards; cello: Kevin McFarland); recorded at Conrad Prebys Music Center Concert Hall, University of California San Diego; December 1, 2017; composition years: 2012-2016; selection time: 12:52

D.J. Sparr: Superstring Serenade
Hard Metal Cantüs
Innova Recordings/2020
(for string quartet); Del Sol String Quartet (violins: Sam Weiser, Benjamin Kreith; viola: Charlton Lee; cello: Kathryn Bates; double bass: Michael Taddel; recorded at the Scoring Stage, Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, California; time: 6:58

Kaija Saariaho: Aure
Saariaho X Koh
Çedille Records/2018
violin: Jennifer Koh; cello: Anssi Karttunen; recorded at Studio Ferber, Paris, November 25-26, 2017; composition year: 2011; time: 5:48

Poul Ruders: selections from Cembal d’ Amore, Second Book
a. Air (3:48)
b. Menuet (3:08)
c. Gigue (2:18)
d. Epilogue (2:40)
Poul Ruders Edition Volume 15
Bridge Records/2019
Quattro Mani (harpsichord: Steven Beck; piano: Susan Grace); recorded at Packard Recital Hall, Colorado College, October 2016; composition year: 1986; total selections time: 11:55

Barry Schrader: Barroco
Music from SEAMUS Volume 2 (various artists)
New Focus Recordings/2019 (orig. SEAMUS*/1993)
(for harpsichord and electronics); harpsichord: Alissa Rhode; composition year: 1991; time: 6:19
*Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States

Lou Harrison: Adagio, Arioso (A Sonata for Harpsichord, Mvt. II)
Keyboard Works

New Albion Records/2002
harpsichord: Linda Burman-Hall; recorded at the University of California Santa Cruz; composition year: 1999; time: 3:24

Robert Morris: Ode (for Benjamin Boretz)
BenjaminBoretz9x9 (various artists)
Open Space/2015
piano: Robert Morris; composition year: 2004; time: 7:38

Hour 2

Robert Scott Thompson: Gwyddon
Cosmic Fire
Aucourant Records/2008
electrononic music: RST; recorded at the composer’s studio, Roswell, Georgia; time: 10:48

Jordan Dykstra: Orbits
The Arrow of Time
New World Records/2020
viola, sine tones: Jordan Dykstra; sheng: Eugene Moon; recorded in Val Verde, California, June 2016; composition year: 2016; time: 15:21

Thomas Meadowcroft: Cradles
Speak Percussion
Mode Records/2019
(for percussion and Wurlitzer); percussion: Eugene Ughetti, Matthias Schack-Arnott; Wurlitzer electric piano: Thomas Meadowcroft; recorded at MerzMusik, Haus der Berliner Festspiele, Berlin, March 16, 2013; composition year: 2013; time: 8:56

Francis Dhomont: Vol d’Arondes 
empreintes DIGITALes/2003
(for 8-channel fixed media); electroacoustic music realized at theMétamorphoses d’Orphée multitrack studio of Musiques & Recherches, Ohain, Belgium; premiered at  the 6th International Acousmatic Festival L’Espace du son in the XL Théâtre du Grand Midi, Brussels; November 21, 1999; composition years: 1999, revised 2001; time: 11:25

Secluded Bronte: Pistacchio (sic.)
Secluded in Jersey City
Pogus Productions/2013
toy piano, voice, whistling, bottles, cymbal, and numerous other noise-making objects: Adam Bohman, Jonathan Bohman, Richard Thomas; recorded live at WFMU, Jersey City, New Jersey, November 7, 2002; time: 4:31

Hour 3

George Lewis: Born Obbligato
I. 6:44
II. 2:59
III. 3:26
IV. 3:55
V. 1:30
VI. 5:48
The Will to Adorn 
The International Contemporary Ensemble & George Lewis
New Focus Recordings/2017 (for download)
The International Contemporary Ensemble, conductor: David Fulmer; recorded at Abrons Arts Center, January 13, 2015, Clark Studio Theatre, Lincoln Center, New York City, August 22, 2013; composition year: 2013; total time: 25:00
modeled after Beethoven’s Septet in E-flat major, Op. 20

Michael Gordon: Rewriting Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony
Part 1 (5:48)
Part 2 (7:39)
Part 3 (4:21)
Part 4 (3:57)
Cantaloupe Music/2014
Bamberger Symphoniker, conductor: Jonathan Nott; recorded at the Beethovenfest Bonn, September 30, 2006 (world premier); composition year: 2006; total time: 21:45
modeled after Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92

Wendy Carlos: selections from  Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9
a. Second Movement (Scherzo) (4:52)
b. March from A Clockwork Orange (Fourth Movement, abridged) (7:00)
Clockwork Orange — Complete Original Score 
Eastside Digital/2000 (orig. CBS LP/1972)
synthesizers: Wendy Carlos; production, additional electronics: Rachel Elkind; composer: Ludwig Van Beethoven; (Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125); composition years: 1822-1824; arr. W. Carlos; time: 12:52

— FIN —

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