Martian Gardens Episode 1044

Martian Gardens Episode 1044
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
December 20, 2020
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Hour 1

Noah Creshevsky: Memento Mori
Man & Superman

Centaur Records/1992
electroacoustic music: Noah Cresehevsky; composition year: 1989; time: 11:10

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

Livebatts!: Groovin’ Batts

ANTS Records/2018
battery-driven keyboards, toys: John White; battery-driven keyboards, vocals: M.J. Coldiron; electric guitar, samples: Andrea Rocca; electrified flute: Nancy Ruffer; recorded at Baby Microbe Studio, 1990s, remastered 2018; time: 7:23

Judith Shatin: Homemade Music
JKR Pass 3 — Music for Jim Randall‘s 75th Birthday [various artists]
Open Space/2007
percussive sounds, electronics: Judith Shatin; composition year: 2004; time: 3:08

Gerald Eckert: Annäherung an Petrarca

Mode Records/13:39
(for four voices, flute, and cello); Auditivvokal Ensemble/Ensemble Reflexion K, conductor: Olaf Katzer; recorded at Neumarkt, Reitstadl, Germany, January 14, 2018; composition year: 2006; time: 13:39

Paul Elwood: Ashe County Lament
Émissions Transparent

Innova Recordings/2019
piano: Rose Chancler; recorded vocals: Cary Fridley; fixed media (two channels): Paul Elwood; recorded at the University of Northern Colorado, October 18, 2016; composition year: 2008; time: 7:24

William Bolcolm:
a. Tabby Cat Walk (5:09)
b. The Serpent’s Kiss — Rag Fantasy (5:40)
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: 1968; b. composition year: 1969 (from The Garden of Eden); total selections time: 10:49

Hour 2

Jennifer Koh: selections from For Violin Alone (J. Harbison)
III. Air (3:12)
IV. March (2:32)
V. Dance 2 (4:14)
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: 10:00

Roger Sessions: Sonata No. 2
a. Allegro con Fuoco (3:41)
b. Lento (4:32)
c. Misurato e pesante (4:12)
Complete Works for Solo Piano
Albany Records/2005
piano: Barry David Salwen; composition year: 1946; total time: 12:31

“Blue” Gene Tyranny: She Wore Red Shoes

Unseen Worlds/2012
synthesizer, piano: BGT; recorded at the Chapel of Chimes, Oakland, California, February 20, 2005; time: 11:27

In memory of “Blue” Gene Tyranny (Né Robert Sheff) (January 1, 1945 — December 12, 2020)

Harold Budd with The Cocteau Twins: The Ghost Has No Name
The Moon and the Melodies

composed and performed by Harold Budd, members of the Cocteau Twins (Simon Raymonde, Robin Guthrie, Elizabeth Fraser), saxophone: Richard Thomas; recorded at the Townhouse, London; time: 7:32

Harold Budd/Ruben Garcia/Daniel Lentz: Somos Tres
Music for 3 Pianos EP
All Saints Records/1992
pianos: Budd, Garcia, Lentz; recorded at Metamusic Productions in Los Angeles March 2, 1992; time: 2:33

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

Alvin Curran: Georgia on My Mind
Endangered Species (various composers)
New World Records/2018
Yamaha Disklavier computerized piano: Alvin Curran; composers: Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell; arr. Alvin Curran; composition year: 1930; time: 7:35

Hour 3

William S. Burroughs: The Junky’s Christmas
Spare Ass Annie and Other Tales

Island Red Label/1993
voice, text: William S. Burroughs (from Interzone); music: The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy; voice recorded in Lawrence, Kansas; music recorded in San Francisco, California; time: 15:54

George Crumb: A Little Suite for Christmas, A.D. 1979:
a. The Visitation (3:09)
b. Berceuse for the Infant Jesu (1:43)
c. The Shepherd’s Noel (1:09)
d. Adoration of the Magi (3:00)
e. Nativity Dance (0:58)
f. Canticle of the Holy Night (3:03)
g. Canticle of the Bells (3:31)
The Complete Crumb Edition Vol. 1
Songs, Drones and Refrains of Death, Apparition, Suite for Christmas

Bridge Records/1991
piano: Lambert Orkis; recorded at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, October 1982; composition year: 1979; total time: 15:00

Sheree Clement: Round Trip Ticket — A Theme with Variations for Seven Players
Music from the APNM* (various artists)
New Focus Recordings/2019 (for download)
(for Pierrot ensemble with two percussionists); Washington Square Chamber Music Society, conductor: Lou Karchin; composition years: 2006 — 2007; time: 13:36
*Association for the Promotion of New Music

The New York New Music Ensemble: selections from Sacra Conversazione (J. Primosch)
I. Canon (3:16)
II. Solo with Variations (4:09)
New Electro-Acoustic Music (various composers)
Centaur Records/1998
(for ensemble and fixed media); Recorded at Mastersound, Astoria, Queens; September 24, 1994; composer: James Primosch; composition year: 1994; total selections time: 7:35

— FIN —

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