Martian Gardens Episode 1045

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Martian Gardens Episode 1045
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
December 31, 2020
Contact Max Shea: martiangardensmax@gmail.com 
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Hour 1

SET ONE
Noah Creshevsky: In Memoriam
Rounded with a Sleep

Pogus Productions/2011
electroacoustic music: Noah Creshevsky; cello: Juho Laitnen; composition year: 2008; time: 5:20

Noah Creshevsky: Favorite Encores
Favorite Encores (Creshevsky/Margolis)
Pogus Productions/2008
electroacoustic music: Noah Creshevsky; composition year: 2001; time: 6:45

Marco Oppedisano: Snapshots (for Noah Creshevsky)

BC Sound Serum (various artists)
Brooklyn College Electro-Acoustic Music Club/2004
electroacoustic electric guitar, samples: Marco Oppedisano; composition year: 2003; time: 7:18

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

SET TWO
Wesley Fuller: The Camargo Trio
Electro-Acoustic Music III (various artists)
Neuma Records/1994
(for piano, percussion, and computer); piano: Jacques Linder; percussion: Robert McCormick; composition year: 1990; time: 11:10

Kyong Mee Choi: Sublimation
Wavefields (various artists)
Recently Completed Compositions by graduate composers at the Experimental
Music Studios of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

EMS U. of IL/2005
(for electronics and marimba); marimba: Gabriel Darby; composition year: 2004; time: 7:01

Du Yun: Improvisation b — The Nāga
Dinosaur Scar

New Focus Recordings/2018
International Contemporary Ensemble, narrator, text: Du Yun, recorded at Sweeney Concert Hall, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 2009; composition year: 2007; time: 2:28

SINGLE PLAY
Sarah Maria Sun & the Gurks:
a. Political Science (Let’s Drop the Big One) (2:20)
b. I Don’t Understand the Poor (4:09)
c. Just the Right Bullets (3:20)
Killer Instincts (various composers)
Mode Records/2020
soprano: Sarah Maria Sun; The Gurks — piano, organ: Jan Philip Schulze; electric, acoustic & Hawaiian guitars, bass guitar; drums, percussion: Bernd Oezevim; baritone saxophone: Axel Nitz; piano: Max Renne; b. chorus: Jan Philip Schulze, Brian Brandt, Regina Stärke, Sarah Maria Sun; composers: a. Randy Newman, 1972; b. Steven Lutvak (music), Robert L. Freedman (text, from A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder), circa 2010; c. Tom Waits (from The Black Rider), circa. 1989; recorded at Studio 2, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Germany, February 2019; total selections time: 10:49

Hour 2

SET THREE
Yuji Takahashi:
a. Asu mo zangai (Only wrecks tomorrow) (2:41)
b. Shiinto (Without sound) (2:41)
c. Bofura ni tsukamatte (Clinging to mosquito larvae) (3:12)
Open Space 43 — Pepples/Takahashi
Open Space/2020
baritone saxophone: Takashi Matsuidaira; serpent: Shimya Hashimoto; texts: Ayane Kawata; total time: 8:34

Iannis Xenakis: Mists
Works for Piano

Mode Records/1999
piano: Aki Takahashi; recorded at Digital Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon Institute, March 1998; composition year: 1980; time: 12:51

SET FOUR
Mari Kimura: The Old Rose Reader (F. White)
Polytopia — Music for Violin & Electronics
Bridge Records/2007
violin: Mari Kimura; voice: Hervé Brönnimann; text: James Pritchett; composer: Frances White; composition year: 2004; time: 15:24

Elizabeth Brown: Loons (from Isle Royale Shakuhachi Duets)
The NYFA Collection — 25 Years of New York New Music (various artists)
Innova Recordings/2010
shakuhachi: Elizabeth Brown; recorded in Brooklyn, July 9, 2005; time: 4:43

SET FIVE
Robert Carl: Splectra, Part 2
Splectra

Cold Blue Music/2019
(for harp and digital processing); harp: Alison Bjorkedal; recorded to Architecture Studios, July 2019; composition year: 2019; time: 6:33

Anne LeBaron: Heat Wave 1
1, 2, 4, 3

Innova Recordings/2010
harp, live electronics: Anne LeBaron; time: 4:43

Hour 3

SINGLE PLAY
Shulamit Ran: Birds of Paradise
a. Sparkling, energetic (3:49)
b. With mystery and awe, slow and flexible (5:22)
c. Brilliant, articulate, propulsive (3:51)
Beauty Crying Forth — Flute Music by Women Across Time (various composers)
New Focus Recordings/2020 (for download)
flute: Sarah Frisof; piano: Daniel Pesca; recorded at Dekelboum Concert Hall, University of Maryland, College Park, July 5-7, 2018; March 11, 2019; composition year: 2014; total time: 13:32

SINGLE PLAY
“Blue” Gene Tyranny: The Intermediary (Part 2)
The Intermediary

Lovely Music, Ltd./2008 (orig. 1982)
piano, electronics: BGT; computer: Joel Ryan; time: 18:28

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

SET FIVE
Colin Hinton: Synesthopy
a. Synesthopy (intro) (3:20)
b. Synesthopy (6:40)
Simulacra
New Focus Recordings/2019 (for download)
tenor saxophone, flutes, bass flute: Anna Webber; tenor saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet, controalto clarinet: Yuma Yuesaka; electric and acoustic guitar: Edward Gravitt; bass: Shawn Lovato; drums, percussion, glockenspiel, gongs: Colin Hinton; recorded at Bunker Studios, Brooklyn, New York, September 18, 2018; total time: 10:00

Muhal Richard Abrams: One Line, Two Views
One Line, Two Views

New World Records/1995
piano, synthesizer: MRA; alto saxophone: Marty Ehrlich; tenor saxophone: Patience Higgins; trumpet: Eddie Allen; violin: Mark Feldman; accordion: Tony Cedras; harp: Anne LeBaron; bass Lindsey Horner; drums: Reggie Nicholson; vibraphones: Bryan Carrott; recorded at Electric Lady Studios, June 23-24, 1995; time: 11:53

— FIN —


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