Martian Gardens Episode 1055

Martian Gardens Episode 1055
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
March 21, 2021
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Hour 1

John Cage: Our Spring Will Come
The Works for Piano 8

Complete Short Works for Prepared Piano
Mode Records/2007
prepared piano: Philipp Vandré; recorded at the Hessischer Rundfunk, Frankfurt, 2001-2002;  composition year: 1943; time: 4:30

Morton Subotnick: Until Spring (Side Two)
Volume 2: Electronic Works (Sidewinder/Until Spring)

Mode Records/2004
(for 4-channel tape); synthesizer, tape: Morton Subotnick; recorded at California Institute of the Arts, Santa Clarita, 1975; remastered 2003; time: 14:54

Loren Nerell: The Last Gamelan
The Gong Prophet

Steve Roach’s Bandcamp/2021
composition, performance: Loren Nerell; time: 13:25

Rapoon: Ghost Banning
In These Ancient Times

Rapoon’s Bandcamp/2021
composition, performance: Robin Storey; time: 8:01

Elsa Justel: Tapage Nocturne

empreintes DIGITALes/2015
(stereo fixed media); electroacoustic music realized at the composer’s studio, Mar del Plata, Argentina, 2015; premiered at Sala negra40, Buenos Aires, Argentina; time: 8:01

Iannis Xenakis: Concret PH
Electronic Music

electroacoustic music (sound source: burning charcoal); created for the Philips Pavilion under the direction of Le Corbusier, Expo ’58, Brussels, composition year: 1958; time: 2:42

Hour 2

Mary Claire Miller: Cards
Drift, Volume 34 (various artists)
Society of Composer’s, Inc.
Navona Records/2020
electroacoustic music: Mary Claire Miller; recorded at the Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, December 2018; time: 7:29

Robert Scott Thompson: Arcadia

Somewherecold Records/2021
electronic music: RST; recorded at the Resonance Observatory, September-October, 2020; time: 10:07

David Tanenbaum: Five Pieces for Guitar with Live Electronics (R.B. Smith)
a. Echoes (2:30)
b. Lachrymal (3:21)
c. Brunete (2:19)
d. Saudade (3:15)
e. Stéle (3:45)
As She Sings (various composers)
New Focus Recordings/2021 (for download)
guitar: David Tanenbaum; recorded at Wellspring Sound, Acton, Massachusetts; composer: Ronald Bruce Smith; composition year: 2007; time: 15:00

David Tanenbaum: Spring and Summer Dances (from Seasons) (W. Bolcom)
Great American Guitar Solo (various composers)
Neuma Records/1993
guitar: David Tanenbaum; recorded at Northeastern Digital Recording, Southborough, Massachusetts; composer: William Bolcom; composition year: 1974; selection time: 4:42

Mario Davidovsky: Synchronisms No. 10
New Music With Guitars, Volume 5 (various composers)
Bridge Records/1993
(for guitar and electronic sounds); guitar: David Starobin; composition year: 1992; time: 9:25

Hour 3

Jonathan Hulting-Cohen: Second Flight (J. Tower)
Second Flight (various composers)
Innova Recordings/2021
alto saxophone: Jonathan Hulting-Cohen; recorded at the Eric Brown Theater, Thurnauer School of Music, Tenafly, New Jersey, February 18, 2020; composer: Joan Tower; composition year: 2017; time: 6:52

Larry Polansky: Ensembles of Note
The World’s Longest Melody

New World Records/2010
ZWERM electric guitar quartet (Toon Callier, Matthias Koole, Johannes Westendorp; Kobe Van Cauwenbeghe); [sic]* saxophone quartets & drums (soprano saxophone: Bertel Schollaert; tenor saxophone: Eve Vemeiren; tenor saxophone: Thomas Van Gelder; baritone saxophone: Maarten Jan Huysmans; alto saxophone, drums: Mattijs Vanderleen); recorded at Champ d’Action, Antwerp, Belgium, December 2008; composition year: 1998; time: 7:32
*[sic] is the group name

Arthur Jarvinen: Clean Your Gun
Edible Black Ink

O.O. Discs/1996
clarinet, baritone saxophone: Jim Rohrig; recorded at Madd Hatter Studios, Los Angeles, November 1990; time: 5:23

Esther Lamneck: Small Imprints (M. Rataj)
Sky Rings
Neuma Records/2021
(for clarinet and electronic sounds); premiered by Esther Lamneck, June 4, 2014; composer: Michal Rataj; composition year: 2013; time: 5:52

John Rahn: The New Mother — Overture
J K R pass 3 — Music for Jim Randall’s 75th birthday by his friends (var.)
Open Space/2007
electronics: John Rahn; composition year: 2000; time: 4:01

Elaine R. Barkin: Faygele’s Footsteps (from 4 MIDI Pieces)
J K R pass 3 — Music for Jim Randall’s 75th birthday by his friends (var.)
Open Space/2007
computer music (MIDI instrumentation: dulcimer, sitar, Balinese gamelan metallophones, harp, piano); recorded at the composer’s studio, UCLA, composition year: 2007; time: 7:45

Liza Stepanova: Piglia (P. Ortiz)
E Pluribus Unum
Navona Records/2020
piano: Eliza Stepanova; recorded at Ramsey Concert Hall, University of Georgia Performing Arts Center, Athens, Georgia; 2019-2020; composer: Pablo Ortiz; composition year: 2002; time: 3:52

Daniel Lentz:
a. Slow Motion Mirror (4:22)
b. Midnight White (3:05)
c. Solar Cadence (4:39)
The Complete 10-Inch Series from Cold Blue (various artists)*
Cold Blue Music/2003
voice, keyboards: Arlene Flynn Dunlap; synthesizers: Garry Eister, Joanne Christensen, Richard Dunlap; lyrics (b); Kit Tremaine; recorded at Santa Barbara Sound, Santa Barbara, California, July 1977; total time: 12:00
*Lentz — orig. Cold Blue Records release, 1981

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