Martian Gardens Episode 1041

Martian Gardens Episode 1041
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
November 29, 2020
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Hour 1

Wang Lu: An Atlas of Time
a. Internationale (1989 Edition) (2:56)
b. Molten Cathedral (3:49)
c. Piccolo Trumpets — A Children’s Broadcast (3:31)
d. Caravaggio’s Descent (2:47)
e. Tombeau (2:15)
An Atlas of Time
New Focus Recordings/2020 (for download)
(for 19 musicians and fixed media); Boston Modern Orchestra Project, conductor: Gil Rose; recorded at GBH, Boston, February 13, 2016; composition year: 2013; total time: 18:00

Enjott Schneider: Berlin Punk
I. Spiked Saxes (5:57)
II. Moon Over Alexanderplatz (…wir lassen dich nicht allein) (4:37)
III. Police Rats (…bullenjagd) (1:59)
IV. Toxic Love (…von Suizid-Susie aus Kreuzberg) (3:42)
V. Fun Punk (Schizo grellbunt) (4:09)
Clair-Obscur — Colors of Saxophones
(concerto for saxophone quartet and orchestra); Clair-Obscur Saxophone Quartett; Siberian State Symphony Orchestra, Krasnoyarsk, conductor: Vladimir Lande; recorded in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, June 29 — July 3, 2018; composition year: 2016; time: 20:21

Converge: A Soundscape (excerpt)
Open Space/2019
keyboard synthesizer: Benjamin Boretz; guitar: Michael O’Brien; flute: Lenore Epstein; drums: John Leaman; Inter/Play sessions recorded at the Boretz house, Barrytown, New York, November 20, 1980; excerpt time: 13:00 (00:00-13:00 of 45:00)

Hour 2

Henri Pousseur: Scambi
Works for Flute
Mode Records/2019
electronic music realized at the Studio di fonologia musicale of Radio Milan; composition years: 1956-1957; time: 6:35

Luciano Berio: Momenti
Acousmatrix — The History of Electronic Music (various artists)
electronic music realized at the RAI Music Phonology Studio, Milan; composition year: 1960; time: 7:11

Luc Ferrari: Tautologos 2, Part 3
Tautologos and Other Early Works
Electronic Music Foundation/2003
electronic music on tape; realized at Groupe de Recherches Musicales (GRM) Paris, 1961; selection time: 7:38

Jordan Dykstra: The Arrow of Time
a. “Dreunend” (Droning) (5:00)
b. “Nach innen gehen” (Towards the interior) (4:30)
c. The Arrow of Time (8:30)
d. “Natura Selvaggia” (Wild Nature) (4:30)
The Arrow of Time
New World Records/2020
piano, hand-cranked siren: Reinier Van Houdt; fixed media playback (field recordings, siren chords): Jordan Dykstra; additional drum programming: Adam Forkner; recorded at Splendor, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May 2019; composition year: 2019; time: 22:45

Alvin Lucier: Violin Solo (excerpt)
Still and Moving Lines in Families of Hyperbolas 
Lovely Music, Ltd./2019
(for violin and sine tones); violin: Conrad Harris; recorded at Systems II, Brooklyn, 2001; composition year: 1970s; excerpt time: 4:00

Hour 3

Eric Chasalow: Ghosts of Key West
Ghosts of our Former Selves
Suspicious Motives/2020
(for fixed media and live performance); voice, text: Eric Chasalow; excerpt time: 2:44 (from a one hour continuous performance)

Meredith Monk: Memory Song
Do You Be
voices: Andrea Goodman, Naaz Hosseini, Meredith Monk; keyboards: Wayne Hankin, Nurit Tilles; violin: Naaz Hosseini; recorded in New York City, 1987; time: 6:40

Ekmeles: selections from Motorman Sextet (T. Brook)
a. Part 1 (6:50)
b. Part 2 (3:50)
c. Part 3 (1:02)
A Howl, That Was Also a Prayer
New Focus Recordings/2020
Ekmeles vocal ensemble (soprano: Charlotte Mundy; mezzo-soprano: Elisa Sutherland; countertenor: Tim Keeler; tenor: Steven Bradshaw; bass: Steven Hrycelak; baritone, director: Jeffrey Gavett); recorded at Oktaven Audio, Mt. Vernon, New York, May 23-25, 2019; composer: Taylor Brook; composition year: 2011; text: David Ohle, Motorman; total selections time: 12:42

Béla Bartók: 
a. From the Diary of a Fly (1:39)
b. The Night’s Music and The Chase (7:39)
Bestiary on Ivory — Hsiang Tu, Piano (various composers)
Bridge Records/2020
piano: Hsiang Tu; recorded at Virginia Tech’s Recital Salon, Blacksburg, Virginia, June 2020; a. composition year: 1926-1939 (from Mikrokosmos); b. composition year: 1926 (from Out of Doors); total selections time: 9:18

Joseph Schwantner: Veiled Autumn (Kindertodeslied) 
Panorama of American Piano MusicYvar Mikhasoff, piano
from Antheil to Zappa: 1911 to 1991
Mode Records/2013
piano: Yvar Mikhashoff; recorded at Slee Hall, Buffalo, New York, 1991-1992; composition year: 1987; time: 4:20

David Felder: November Sky
Music of David Felder
Bridge Records/1995
flutes: Rachel Rudich; computer music: David Felder; computer processing engineered at at SUNY Buffalo and Banff Centre, Alberta; recorded at the University of California San Diego; 1992; composition year: 1992; time: 16:33

— FIN —

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