Martian Gardens Episode 1046

Martian Gardens Episode 1046
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
January 10, 2021
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Hour 1

Francis Dhomont: Phoenix XXI
Images Nomades

empreintes DIGITALes/2020
electroacoustic music: Francis Dhomont; realized at the composer’s studio, Avignon, France; premiered a the Multphonies series, Auditorium Saint Germain of the MPAA, Paris, October 8, 2016; time: 14:51

John White:

a. Nintentions 1 (1:22)
b. Singles Bar (4:25)
Electric Music
ANTS Records/2021
music composed and performed by John White, 1980-1995, London; cassettes restored and remastered at Baby Microbe Studios, 2019-2020; total time: 5:48

Mark Bokowiec: Kirkjufell

MPS Music & Video/2018
electroacoustic music (sound sourced from geological locations in Iceland and Greece): Mark Bokowiec; realized at the composer’s Bodycoder System, University of Huddersfield, UK; time: 7:40

Jordan Dykstra: Fathom Peaks Unseen
The Arrow of Time

New World Records/2020
violin: Sara Cubarsi; violin: Jonathan Tang; viola: Joy Yi; cello: David Mason; double bass: Miller Wren; crotales: Jordan Dykstra; recorded in Val Verde, California, May 2016; composition year: 2015-2016; time: 10:59

Brian Belet: Difference (No Doubt, It Queues)
Sufficient Trouble — Compositions for Computer, Live Instruments, and Voice

Ravello Records/2017
computer-processed voice: Brian Belet; realized at the Center for Research in Electro-Acoustic (CREAM), San Jose State University, 1997; post-production autumn, 2016, LIGO Studios, Scotts Valley, California; time: 1:03

Craig Pepples: Wire Sculpture for Ben (for Benjamin Boretz)
Open Space 43 (Pepples/Takahashi)

Open Space/2020
piano: Julia Hsu; recorded at the Sonorium, Tokyo, February 16, 2019; composition year: 2016; time: 6:48

Benjamin Boretz: Invention
Open Space 18 — Piano Music by Benjamin Boretz (1976 –2000)

Open Space/2004
piano: Michael Fowler; composition year: 1988; time: 0:35

John Cage: selections from The Seasons — Ballet in One Act
a. Winter (1:36)
b. Prelude II (0:51)
The Piano Works 3
Mode Records/1998
piano: Stephen Drury; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, March 1993; total selections time: 2:25

Hour 2

Robert Sheff*: Ballad
Music from the ONCE Festival 1961-1966

New World Records/2003
flute: Philip Krumm; violin: Karin Fierce; piano: Larry Leitch; recorded at the ONCE Festival, Ann Arbor, December 16, 1962; composition year: 1960; time: 8:31
*aka. “Blue” Gene Tyranny (1945 — 2020)

Philip Corner: Pulse Polyphony

Alga Marghen/2002
(string piano to bell-tree); performers: Brian Dallow, Carole Weber, Daniel Goode; recorded at The Kitchen, New York City, 1974; time: 10:39

The Crossing: Lincoln (A. Berko)
Rising w/ The Crossing (various composers)
New Focus Recordings/2020 (for download)
The Crossing choral ensemble, conductor: Donald Nally; Recorded live in concert at The Month of Moderns, June 9, 2018 at The Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia; composer: Alex Berko; composition year: 2018; text: The Very Rev. Francis Bowes Sayre, Jr.; time: 5:45

Luciano Berio: O King (Sinfonia, Mvt. II)
Berio — Sinfonia, Calmo, Ritirata Notturna Di Madrid

(for 8 voices and orchestra); Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor: Hannu Lintu; alto: Jutta Seppinen, Pasi Hyökki; bass: Sampo Haapaniemi, Taavi Oramos; soprano: Annika Fuhrmann, Mirjam Solomon; tenor: Paavo Hyökki; Simo Mäkinen; recorded at Helsinki Music Centre, 2014; composition year: 1968; time: 5:11

Daniel Lentz: Requiem
Cold Blue Night at REDCAT — February 18, 2006
(various composers)
Cold Blue Music/2006 (promo only, not released)
voice: Susan James; electric piano: Brian Pezzone; cellos: Erika Duke-Kirkpatrick, Jessica Catron; recorded at the REDCAT Theater, Disney/CalArts Theater, Los Angeles, February 18, 2006; composition year: 1976; time: 3:21

Joane Hétu:
a. Jamais Froid (sous-movement) (4:18)
b. Rafales 3 (2:43)
Récits de Neige

Ensemble SuperMusique; voice: Hétu; text: Gilles Derome; recorded at Théâtre La Chapelle, winter, 2008; time: 7:01

Thomas Meadowcroft: Home Organs
Speak Percussion

Mode Records/2019
(for six percussionists); percussion: John Acaro, Laura Halian, Leah Scholes, Matthew Horsley, Matthias Schack-Arnott, Peter Neville; conductor: Eugene Ughetti; recorded at Iwaki Auditorium, ABC Southbank Centre, Melbourne, Australia; composition year: 2000; time: 13:52

Hour 3

David Starobin: Brief Light — on poems of James Laughlin (J. Musto)
I. When You Danced (1:59)
II. Song (1:40)
III. The Voices (1:42)
IV. The Brief Light (1:40)
V. The Summons (3:01)
VI. I Have Drifted (1:56)
New Music with Guitar, Volume 12 (various composers)
Bridge Records/2019
baritone: Patrick Mason; guitar: David Starobin; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, September 2010; composer: John Musto; texts: James Laughlin; composition year: 2010; total time: 12:58

Ben Johnston: selections from The Tavern
a. The Many Wines (3:15)
b. Special Plates (3:09)
Settings of Rumi & Billie Holiday in Just Intonation
MicroFest Records/2014
voice and microtonal guitar: John Schneider; texts: Rumi; composition year: 1998; total selections time: 6:24

Dither: But Because of Without This (P. Matthusen)
Potential Differences (various composers)
New Focus Recordings/2019 (for download)
Dither electric guitar quartet: Taylor Levine, Joshua Lopes, James Moore, Gyan Riley; recorded at Future-Past Studios, Hudson, New York; composer: Paula Matthusen; composition year: 2006; time: 6:32

Paula Matthusen: in absentia
Pieces for People

Innova Recordings/2015
(for violin, piano, glasses, and miniature electronics); violin: Todd Reynolds; piano: Yvonne Troxler; composition year: 2008; time: 4:08

Julia Wolfe: The Vermeer Room
Bang On A Can — Live, Vol. 1 (various artists)
Composers Recordings, Inc./1992
Le Nouvel Ensemble Modern; conductor: Lorraine Vaillancourt; recorded at WNYC; composition year: 1990; time: 11:39

Heiner Goebbels: selections from Black on White*
a. Oui Parle? (2:21)
b. The Concert (Zither) (2:31)
c. Text Machine (Spiele) 3:21)
Black on White
BMG Classics/1997
Ensemble Modern, director: Peter Rundel; recorded at TAT im Depot, Frankfurt, October 1996; composition year: 1996; total selections time: 9:13

— FIN —

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