Martian Gardens Episode 1052

Martian Gardens Episode 1052
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
February 28, 2021
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Hour 1

Eduard Toldrà: La Rosa als Llavis
a. Si anéssis tan lluny… (1:55)
b. Mocador d’olor (1:07)
c. I el seu esguard… (1:50)
d. I el vent deixava dintre la rosella…(1:26)
e. Seré a ta cambra amiga… (2:48)
f. Visca L’Amour (1:24)
Visca L’Amor (various composers)
Catalan Art Songs of the XX and XXI Centuries
Bridge Records/2021
tenor: Isaí Jess Muñoz; piano: Oksana Glouchko; text: Joan Salvat-Pappasseit; recorded at Gore Recital Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, August 2019; composition year: 1936; total time: 10:30

Leonardo Balada: Transparencies on Chopin’s First Ballade
Torquemada and Other Works

New World Records/1993
piano: Anthony di Bonaventura; composition year: 1977; time: 9:31

Eduardo Polonio: Matière Espace Temps
Compendium International — Bourges 2006
(various artists)
Mnémosyne Musique Média/2006
electroacoustic music: Eduardo Polonio; composition year: 2006; time: 16:19

Stéphane Roy: Les aurores pourpres

empreintes DIGITALes/2019
(for stereo fixed media); electroacoustic music realized at the composer’s studio, Montreal, 2017-2019; premiered at the Résidence croisée concert, Studio multimédia of the Conservatoire de musique de Montreal; time: 13:54

Mendi + Keith Obadike: Blue Jasper
The Sour Thunder — An Internet Opera

Bridge Records/2004
composed and performed by Mendi + Keith Obadike at Yale University, 1997-2002; time: 3:39

Hour 2

Alwin Nikolais: Ten Legs — Dance 1
Electronic Dance Music

Composers Recordings, Inc./1993
synthesizers, sound effects: Alwin Nikolais; composition year: 1989; time: 2:53

John White: Nintentions 1
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: 1:22

Judith Shatin: Glimmerings
60 x 60 2005
(various artists)
Vox Novus/2005
percussive sounds, electronics: Judith Shatin; composition year: 2004; time: 1:00

George Brunner: Radio Play
60 x 60 2005
(various artists)
Vox Novus/2005
electroacoustic music: George Brunner; composition year: 2003; time: 1:00

Oskar Sala: Improvisation Three
Electronic Music by Remi Gassmann and Oskar Sala

Westminster Gold/1970 (orig. Westminster LP/1961)
electronic music on tape; recorded at The Oskar Sala Electronic Music Studio, Berlin, composition year: c. 1960; time: 2:03

David Mooney: Lift Service Temporarily Suspended
Rhythmiconic Sections
Arizona University Recordings/2002
computer music: (virtual rhythmiconic environment) David Mooney; time: 1:10

Carey Nutman: Marimba Dance

MPS Music & Video/1994
synthesized marimba quartet: Carey Nutman; composition year: 1990; time: 4:15

Thomas Newman and Rick Cox: Slate Overture
35 Whirlpools Below Sound

Cold Blue Music/2014
piano, phase metals, sound effects, processing: Thomas Newman, Rick Cox; recorded in Pacific Palisades, California; time: 6:06

Esther Lamneck: Ceaseless Cease K.M. Choi)
Sky Rings
Neuma Records/2021
(for clarinet and electronics); clarinet: Esther Lamneck; premiered at the University of Miami, Florida, 2011; composer: Kyong Mee Choi; composition year: 2009; time: 7:03

Peter Zummo and Tom Hamilton: Cafe Criminal
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: 3:02

Frank Denyer: Play
Faint Traces — Chamber Works 1973–2001

Mode Records/2005
performed by The Barton Workshop (bamboo flute: Jos Zwannenberg; clarinet: John Anderson; violin: Marieke Kesser); recorded at Dartington Hall, Totnes, UK, May 1, 2003; Composition year: 1973; time: 4:08

Roberto Musci/Chris Cutler/Jon Rose/Claudio Gabbiano: Track 4

music for the silent films of Joris Ivens
ReR Megacorp/2002
sampler: Roberto Musci; electrified percussion, sampler: Chris Cutler; tenor violin, processing: Jon Rose; acoustic and electric guitars: Claudio Gabbiani; recorded at the SenzaParole Festival, Milan, December 10, 1999; time: 4:56

Elaine Barkin: Past is Part of… (from Five Collages)
Open Space 3 (Barkin, Boretz, et al.)
Open Space/1992
tape collage for for choreographer Annamaura Siverblatt; realized at UCLA, 1984; composition year: 1984; selection time: 10:45

Hour 3

Georgina Rossi: ¿Habrá alguien que en sus manos sostenga este caer?* (R. Diaz)
Mobili — Music for Viola and Piano from Chile (various composers)
New Focus Recordings/2020 (for download)
amplified viola: Georgina Rossi; recorded at Oktaven Audio, Mt. Vernon, New York; composer: Rafael Diaz; composition year: 2009; time: 10:40
*Will There Be Someone Whose Hands Can Sustain This Falling?

Wesley Fuller: Phases/Cycles
Seven by Seven

Neuma Records/2021
(for viola and computer); viola: Maria Labros; recorded at the Second Annual Festival of New Music, University of Maryland Baltimore County, October 27, 2011; composition year: 2009; time: 11:28

Eric Chasalow: The Ghost of John William
Ghosts of our Former Selves
Suspicious Motives/2020
(for fixed media and live performance); voice, text: Eric Chasalow; excerpt time: 2:41 (from a one hour continuous performance)

Amy Denio: I Wear Guns When I’m Dancing
No Bones

Spoot Music/2020 (orig. 1986)
guitar, saxophone, voice, lyrics: Amy Denio; time: 4:17

Frank Zappa: The Beltway Bandits
Jazz from Hell

Barking Pumpkin/1986
Synclavier DMS: Frank Zappa; recorded at Utility Muffin Research Kitchen, Los Angeles; time: 3:29

Martin Denny: Jungle Madness

The Exotic Sounds of Martin Denny
Scamp/1997 (orig. Liberty LP/1959)
piano, arranger: Martin Denny; vibes, marimba, xylophone, percussion: Julius Wechter; string bass: Harvey Wechter; bongos, congas, Latin rhythms; bird calls: Augie Colon; recorded a the Kamehameha school auditorium, Honolulu, Hawaii and Liberty Studios, Hollywood, 1958; time: 3:39

a. Great Mission (2:56)
b. You Gotta Say Yes to Another Excess (2:09)
You Gotta Say Yes to Another Excess
Mercury/1988 (orig. Stiff Records LP/1983)
instruments, electronics: Boris Blank, Carlos Peron, Dieter Meier; voice, words: Dieter Meier; drums: Beat Ash; total time: 5:05

Field recordings:
a. Totoro (Carimbo) (4:36)
b. Exú (2:05)
c. Exú Tranc-Rua (1:23)
d. Song for Lenja (1:39)
Batuque session at the Cabana Mineira de Mae Iêmanjá
Amazonia — Festival and Cult Music of Northern Brazil
Lyrichord Discs/1993 (orig. LP/1976)
festival music recorded by Morton Marks, Pará, Brazil, 1975; total time: 9:34

— FIN —

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