Martian Gardens Episode 1049

Martian Gardens Episode 1049
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
February 3, 2021
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Hour 1

Sascia Pellegrini: Waves
Open Space 44 — Pepples/Pellegrini/Takahashi/Boretz
Open Space/2021
electronics: Sascia Pellegrini; composition year: 2020; time: 7:36

Alvin Lucier: Small Waves (excerpt)
Navigations for Strings/Small Waves
Mode Records/2003
piano: Hildegard Kleeb; trombone: Roland Dahinden; The Arditti Quartet; interactive amplified vessels of water; recorded at Sendesaal Hessicher Rundfunk, Frankfurt, June 2001; composition year: 1997; total excerpt time: 7:00

LaMonte Young: On Remembering a Naiad
a. A Wisp (1:02)
b. A Gnarl (1:17)
c. A Leaf (1:09)
d. A Twig (1:10)
e. A Tooth (1:22)
Arditti Quartet U.S.A. (various composers)
Arditti Quartet (violins: Irvine Arditti, David Alberman; viola: Garth Knox; cello: Rohan de Saram); recorded at WDR Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Köln June 1991, December 1992; composition year: 1956; time: 6:27

Jennifer Koh: Tranquillo ma sempre molto espressivo (from Cloud Trio)
Saariaho X Koh
Çedille Records/2018
violin: Jennifer Koh; cello: Wilhelmina Smith; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, December 11, 2016; composer: Kaija Saariaho; composition year: 2009; selection time: 5:01

Brian Belet: Stellar Nebulae
a. Emergence (3:31)
b. Contemplation (6:22)
c. Expansion (6:01)
Prisma 4 (various artists)
Navona Records/2020
Athens Philharmonia Orchestra; conductor: Michalis Economou; recorded at the Artemis Concert Hall, Athens, December 2019; composition year: 2018; total time: 15:54

Susie Ibarra: Dancesteps
Talking Gong

New Focus Recordings/2021 (for download)
percussion, gong: Susie Ibarra; piano: Alex Peh; recorded at Studley Hall, SUNY New Paltz and Spillway Studios, summer 2020; time: 7:00

Hour 2

Peter Zummo and Tom Hamilton: Neural Sturgeon
Slybersonic Tromosome

Tom Hamilton’s Bandcamp/2021 (orig. Penumbra Music/1999)
trombone, valve trombone, didjeridu, irrigation hose, mouthpiece extender, superfunnel, beat thing (sic.): Peter Zummo; synthesizer, electronics, beat thing (sic.); time: 8:27

Peter Zummo: Rocket Scientist
Experimenting with Household Chemicals

XI Records/1995
trombone, voice: Peter Zummo; amplified cello, voice, keyboard, bass: Arthur Russel; marimba, voice: Bill Ruyle; quartet: Mustafa Ahmed Percussion; saxophones, flute: Jon Gibson; edited from seven performances around New York City, 1989-1991; composition year: 1987; time: 9:41

Tom Hamilton and Bruce Eisenbeil: Shadow Machine
Shadow Machine

Pogus Productions/2009
electric guitar: Bruce Eisenbeil; Nord modular synthesizer: Tom Hamilton; recorded at the Pickle Factory, New York City, 2008; time: 3:45

Chantal Dumas: Les spectacle des habile(i)tés
Radius #3 (Kennedy/Migone/Dumas/Lander)
¿What Next? Recordings/1995
electroacoustic and acousmatic music realized at the GMEM Studio, Marseilles, composition year: 1994; time: 15:32

Chantal Dumas: selections from Oscillations planétaires
a. Marée crustale (7:04)
b. Plaque antarctique de loin en loin (2:57)
Oscillations planétaires
empreintes DIGITALes/2019
(for stereo fixed medium); realized at the composer’s studio, Montreal, 2017-2018; premiered on the radio program Klangkunst broadcast by Deutschlandfunk Kultur; total selections time: 10:01

Artemiy Artemiev: Freezing

Electroshock Records/1995
electronics: A. Artemiev, recorded at Electroshock Studios, Moscow, December, 1994; time: 3:26

Hour 3

Jordan Dykstra: In the Snow
The Arrow of Time

New World Records/2020
violin: Morgan Evans-Weiler; viola: Jordan Dykstra; cello: Laura Cetilia; recorded at Brown University, March 2018, composition year: 2018; time: 15:26

Werner Durand: Still Another Ocean
Schwingende Luftsäulen
ANTS Records/2021
Pan-Ney, digital delays: Werner Durand; recorded in Berlin, c. 1990 — 1999; time: 6:35

Ulvi Cemal Erkin: Five Drops
a. Five Drops I (Animato) (1:17)
b. Five Drops II (Lento) (2:05)
c. Five Drops III (Tranquillo) (1:11)
d. Five Drops IV (Energetico) (1:29)
e. Five Drops V (Moderato) (2:10)
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: 1931; time: 8:15

Dean Anderson: Divinations (W. Kraft)

Neuma Records/1996
solo percussion: Dean Anderson; recorded at Soundmirror, Inc., Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts; composer: William Kraft; composition year: 1995; time: 12:20

Fonema Consort: Umbrales
Vistas Furtivas — The Music of Juan Campoverde

New Focus Recordings/2020 (for download)
guitar: Samuel Rowe; flute: Dalia Chin; soprano: Nina Dante, Nathalie Colas; composer: Juan Campoverde; composition year: 2013; time: 7:04

— FIN —

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