Martian Gardens Episode 1043

Martian Gardens Episode 1043
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
December 13, 2020
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Hour 1

Noah Creshevsky: Chamber Concerto
To Know and Not To Know

electroacoustic music: Noah Creshevsky; composition year: 1998; time: 11:40

In memory of Noah Creshevsky (January 31, 1945 — December 3, 2020)

Robert Scott Thompson: Gestures in the Eremocene (2nd 1/2)
Gestures in the Eremocene
Aucourant Records/2020
electronic music: RST; recorded at the composer’s studio, Roswell, Georgia; excerpt time: 12:25 (13:00 — 25:25 of 25:25)

Nicholas Chase: Bindu

Cold Blue Music/2017
electric violin: Robin Lorentz; computer, electronics: Nicholas Chase; recorded at Mercer Island, Washington, Eugene, Oregon, and Architecture Studios, Los Angeles, July 2016; composition year: 2013; time: 10:55

Otto Laske: Terpsichore
Electroacoustic Music VII
(various artists)
Neuma Records/2006
computer music: Otto Laske; recorded at the Computer Music Studio of Toronto University; composition year: 1980; dedicated to choreographer Peggy Brightman; time: 14:06

Diane Thome: Masks of Eternity, Part II
Palaces of Memory — Electro-Acoustic Music

Centaur Records/1995
electroacoustic music: Diane Thome; recorded at Lumiere Studio, Lake Forest Park, Washington; composition year: 1994; selection time: 3:48

Hour 2

Henri Pousseur: Litanie du miel matinal
Works for Flute

Mode Records/2019
flute: Roberto Fabbriciani; recorded in Florence, Italy, 2014; composition year: 1984; time: 8:41

Jennifer Koh: selections from For Violin Alone (J. Harbison)
I. Ground (3:40)
II. Dance I (3:10)
Bach and Beyond (various composers)
Çedille Records/2019
violin: Jennifer Koh; recorded at the Concert Hall of the Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, Purchase, New York; composer: John Harbison; composition year: 2019 (for Jennifer Koh); total selections time: 6:50

David Bowlin: Kastena
(A. Karastoyanova-Hementin)
Bird As Prophet
New Focus Recordings/2019 (for download)
violin: David Bowlin; cello: Katinka Kleijn; recorded at Abeshouse Productions, Pelham, New York; composer: Alexandra Karastoyanova-Hementin; composition year: 2003; time: 8:36

Arditti String Quartet: Éridán (F.B. Mâche)
The Arditti Quartet 1974 — 1994 (various composers)
Montaigne Auvidis/1994
The Arditti Quartet (violins: Irvine Arditti, David Alberman; viola: Levine Andrade; cello: Rohan de Saram); recorded at St. Michael’s, Highgate, London, February 1990; composer: François-Bernard Mâche; composition year: 1986; time: 4:08

Lansing McLoskey: selections from Zealot Canticles
a. I’ll drop some ratsbane on my tongue (2:52)
b. The 13th Canticle (2:59)
Zealot Canticles — An Oratorio for Tolerance
Innova Recordings/2018
The Crossing choral ensemble, conductor: Donald Nally; clarinet: Doris Hall-Gulati; violin: Rebecca Harris; violin: Mandy Wolman; viola: Lorenzo Reval; cello: Arlen Hlusko; texts, commentary: Wole Soyinka; recorded at St. Peter’s Church in the Great Valley, Malvern, Pennsylvania, March 17-18, 2017; composition year: 2016; selection time: 5:51

The Crossing: Protect Yourself from Infection (D. Lang)
Rising w/ The Crossing (various composers)
New Focus Recordings/2020 (for download)
The Crossing choral ensemble, conductor: Donald Nally; recorded at The High Point, St. Peter’s Church in the Great Valley, Malvern, Pennsylvania, July 9-12, 2019; composer: David Lang; composition year: 2019; text: U.S. government document about the 1918 influenza epidemic in Philadelphia; time: 6:30

Philip Glass & Allen Ginsberg: Song #13 — from Nagasaki Days (Everybody’s Fantasy)
Hydrogen Jukebox
The Philip Glass Vocal Ensemble; flute: Carol Winenc; reeds: Andrew Sterman; percussion: Frank Cassara, James Pugliese; keyboards, conductor: Martin Goldray; recorded at The Looking Glass Studios, New York City, 1992-1993; time: 4:56

Paul Lansky: Echo of…(After Hurricane Sandy)
Contemplating Weather

Bridge Records/2015
(for SATB chorus and eleven instruments); Western Michigan University Chorale with Birds On A Wire ensemble, conductor: Kimberly Dunn Adams; recorded at Western Michigan University Dalton Center, Kalamazoo, February 27-28, 2014; composition year: 2013; selection time: 4:37

Hour 3

Joan La Barbara: Autumn Signal
The Early Immersive Music of Joan La Barbara
Mode Records/2017
(vocal music on 8 channels of tape); extended vocals, electroacoustic vocals, respirations, Buchla synthesizer: Joan La Barbara; premiered at Metamusic Festival, Berlin, October 22, 1978; new 2017 stereo mix; time: 13:18

Harold Budd: Coeur d’orr
The Oak of the Golden Dreams (Maxfield/Budd)
New World Records/1999
electronics (source — two tracks of organ); soprano saxophone: Charles Oreña; recorded in Los Angeles, 1971; composition year: 1969; time: 19:46
*orig. Advance Records/1971; for artist Eric Orr

In memory of Harold Budd (May 24, 1936 — December 8, 2020)

J.K. Randall: GAP8 for piano then tape (in six parts)
a. 2:10
b. 2:01
c. 1:38
d. 1:52
e. 3:00
f. 4:34
JKR Pass 3 (various artists)
Music for Jim Randall’s 75th birthday by his friends
Open Space/2007
piano, tape: J.K. Randall; composition year: 2002; time: 14:58

— FIN —

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