Martian Gardens Episode 1048

Martian Gardens Episode 1048
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
January 24, 2021
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Hour 1

Ahmet Adnan Saygun:
a. Sketch No. 1 (Aksak Tarular Üzerine 10 Taslak Op. 58) (1:20)
b. Sketch No. 4 (Aksak Tarular Üzerine 12 Prelud Op. 46) (2:06)
To Anatolia (various composers) — Selections from the Turkish Five — Piano: Beyza Yazgan
Bridge Records/2021
piano: Beyza Yazgan; recorded at Skillman Music, Brooklyn, February 2020; composition year: 1976; total selections time: 3:26

Hasan Ferid Alnar: Foggy Morning (Sekiz Piyano Parçasi: Sisli Sabah)
To Anatolia (various composers) — Selections from the Turkish Five
Piano: Beyza Yazgan
Bridge Records/2021
piano: Beyza Yazgan; recorded at Skillman Music, Brooklyn, February 2020; composition year: 1928; time: 1:31

Giacinto Scelsi: selections from Quattro Illustrazioni*
I. Shésha-Shàyì Vishnu (3:35)
II. Varaha-Avatára (3:04)
New Piano Music from Europe and the Americas (various composers)
piano: Haydée Schvartz
Mode Records/1997
piano: Haydée Schvartz; piano: Haydée Schvartz; recorded at Slee Hall, SUNY Buffalo, January 1992; composition year: 1953; total selections time: 6:39
*Four illustrations of the metamorphoses of Vishnu

Claude Debussy: De pas sur la neige — Triste et lent
Préludes Books 1 & 2 —
piano: Haydée Schvartz
Mode Records/2020
piano: Haydée Schvartz; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, summer 2003; composition years: 1909-1913; time: 4:01

Craig Pepples: boris variations
Open Space 43 — Pepples/Takahashi
Open Space/2020
pianos: Ryan McCullough, Androw Zhou; recorded at the Sonorium, Tokyo, February 16, 2019; composition year: 2018; time: 14:11

Maurice Ravel: Noctuelles (Night Moths)
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; composition years: 1904 — 1905 (from Miroirs); time: 4:39

J.K. Randall: Pitch-Derived Rhythm I (from 6 Demonstrations)
Open Space 40 — bab — jkr — erb (Boretz/Randall/Barkin)
Open Space/2019
Open Space Chamber Players (flute: Matt Ross; clarinet: Viktor Toth; cellos: Lauren Peacock, Alana Shannon, piano: Corey Chang); composition year: 1961; time: 1:34

John Luther Adams: Falling (untouched, Part 3)
Lines Made by Walking
Cold Blue Music/2020
(for string quartet); The JACK Quartet (violins: Christopher Otto, Ari Streisfeld; viola: John Pickford Richards; cello: Kevin McFarland); recorded at Tippet Rise Art Center, Fishtail, Montana, February 2020; composition year: 2016; selection time: 8:16

Hour 2

John White: 16th Symphony
Electric Music

Music composed and performed in London, 1980 — 1995
ANTS Records/2021
cassettes restored and remastered by Andrea Rocca at Baby Microbe Studios, London, 2019-2020; time: 14:31

Tom Hamilton: Modhera
Pieces for Kohn/Formal and Informal Music

Kvist Records/2010
keyboards, synthesizer, custom electronics: Tom Hamilton; drums, percussion, bells, cymbals: Rich O’Donnell; flute, clarinet: JD Parran; recorded at Washington University, St. Louis, 1975; time: 7:56

Robert Scott Thompson: Pattern Language #7
Pattern Language

Aucourant Records/2020
electroacoustic music: Robert Scott Thompson; time: 11:27

Annie Mahtani: Inversions
empreintes DIGITALes/2019
(for 24-channel fixed media); realized at the Electroacoustic Music Studios of the University of Birmingham, UK; premiered at the BEAST FEaST Festival, Birmingham, May 1, 2015; composed for Néle Azevedo’s Minimum Monument project, Birmingham; time: 9:26

Chris Brown: selections from First Light
a. Ice (3:26)
b. Spotlight (2:49)
Some Center
New World Records/2020
The Chromelodia Project (cello, voice: Theresa Wong; oboe: Kyle Bruckmann; keyboards: Chris Brown); text: Jackson Mac Low; recorded at Tiny Telephone studio, Oakland, California, November 2, 2019; composition year: 2019; time: 10:57

Hour 3

D.J. Sparr: Lost in the Old South Tower
Hard Metal Cantüs
Innova Recordings/2020
(for piano trio); The Lee Trio (violin: Lisa Lee; cello: Angela Lee; piano: Mellinda Lee-Masur); recorded at the Scoring Stage, Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, California; composition year: 2014; time: 8:35

Sten Hanson: Peckos
a. Promenade dans la fôret (4:04)
b. Le fleuve (1:58)
c. Solstice d’été (2:06)
d. Dance dans la prairie (sic.) (2:54)
e. La fôret endormie (2:24)
Sten Hanson — Chrysopée Electronique series
Mnémosyne Musique Media/2001
electroacoustic music based on Swedish folk instruments; realized at the Institut international de musique électroacoustique de Bourges (IMEB), France, 1993; total time: 13:39

Christopher Bailey: Rain Lullaby
Rain Infinity

New Focus Recordings/2021 (for download)
udderbot: Jacob Barton; recorded at the Gesundheit!Institute, Hillsboro, West Virginia; composition year: 2018; time: 5:38

Ioannis Andriotis: Vocem
Music from SEAMUS Volume 29
(various artists)
New Focus Recordings/2020 (for download)
(for alto flute and electronics); alto flute: Alyssa Andriotis; composition year: 2018; time: 10:42

Annette Vande Gorne: selections from Printemps
a. Jeux d’oiseaux (2:55)
b. Jeux d’eau (2:25)
empreintes DIGITALes/2020
(for 16-channel fixed media); realized at the Métamorphoses d’Orphée studio of Musiques & Recherches in Ohain, Belgium; premiered at the Hors-les-murs: Haïkusmatique concert, Ars Musica Festival, Wallonie-Bruxelles, Paris; total selections time: 5:20

Philip Perkins: Squealer
At the Other End of the Day — (Improvisations 2005 -2008)

Fun Music/2008
sounds, tapes, recordings: Philip Perkins; recorded at the composer’s studio, San Francisco; time: 2:59

R. Weis: Parrot & Paperback, Part I
Parrot & Paperback

R. Weis/2015
musique concrete sourced from Congo the African Grey Parrot and a paperback book (about the Congo jungle) dropping on the floor; time: 3:14

— FIN —

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