Martian Gardens Episode 1059

Martian Gardens Episode 1059
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
April 28, 2021
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Hour 1

Eric Lyon: selections from Giga Concerto
a. Giga Concerto I (4:59)
b. Wie Melodien Zieht Es Mir (1:24)
c. Auf Dem Kirchhöfe (1:30)
Giga Concerto
New Focus Recordings/2021 (for download)
Sting Noise (violins: Conrad Harris, Pauline Kim-Harris); drums: Greg Saunier; International Contemporary Ensemble, conductor: Nicholas DeMaison; recorded at Oktaven Audio, Mt. Vernon, New York, September 7-8, 2019; composers: a. Eric Lyon; b, c. Johannes Brahms (Fünf Lieder, Op. 105), arr. Lyon; composition years: 2021 (Lyon); 1886-1888 (Brahms); total selections time: 7:55

Harry Partch: selections from Water! Water!
a. Santa Mystiana and the Beautiful (Her Honor and Her Conductor) (2:39)
b. Water Criers. Visitors from strange and foreign places: The Singer from Spoleto
and an Alabama Mockingbird — Dear Old Alabama (2:02)
c. We Really Love Each Other (in 43 Whines to the Octave (Aldermen, Ladies’ Auxiliary,
Jazzmen, Witches) (1:41)
d. Water Criers. The baseball game is called on account of rain! (3:17)
e. To hell with the game! Rain! Rain! The highest goodness is like water (whole ensemble) (2:26)
The Harry Partch Collection Volume 3
New World Records/1997
Water! Water! An Intermission with Prologues and Epilogues, Gate 5 Ensemble Cast and Instrumentalists conducted by John Garvey; recorded at the University of Illinois, 1962; composition year: 1961; total selections time: 12:10

Arditti String Quartet: Tanzsuite mit Deutschlandlied — extracts Section II (H. Lachenmann)
a. Siciliano (3:53)
b. Capriccio (2:26)
The Arditti Quartet 1974 — 1994 (various composers)
Montaigne Auvidis/1994
The Arditti Quartet (violins: Irvine Arditti, David Alberman; viola: Levine Andrade; cello: Rohan de Saram); Deutches Symphonie-Orchester, conductor: Olaf Henzold; recorded at St. Michael’s, Highgate, London, February 1990; composer: Helmut Lachenmann; composition years: 1979-1980; time: 4:08

Gregory Oakes: Trio Fluido (H. Lachenmann)
Aesthetic Apparatus
Clarinet Chamber Music of Helmut Lachenmann
New Focus Recordings/2017 (for download)
clarinet: Gregory Oakes; percussion: Matthew Coley; viola: Jonathan Sturm; recorded at the Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; June 2 & 4, August 27, 2015; composer: Helmut Lachenmann; composition year: 1966; time: 16:27

Cantoria Hong Kong: selections from Zigeunerlieder (Gypsy Songs) (Brahms)
a. He, Zigeuner, greife in die Saiten ein (1:28)
b. Kommt dir manchmal in den Sinn (1:32)
c. Horch, der Wind klagt in den Zweigen (1:28)
d. Brauner Bursche führt zum Tanze (1:15)
Quotation of Queries (various composers)
Navona Records/2020
piano: Lai Pui Sang; tenor: Chu Cho Hang: soprano: Lau Cheuk Ling, Chan Wing Yan; recorded at Studio 28, Bangkok, June 2018; composer: Johannes Brahms; composition year: 1896; total selections time: 5:43

Hour 2

UVA Percussion Ensemble: Speed of Sound in an Ice Rain (M. Burtner)
Speed of Sound (various composers)
Innova Recordings/2019
(for percussion and playback — sound source: sleet on magnolia leaves); University of Virginia Percussion Ensemble members: Aliyah Cotton, Julianna Lee, Mark Panetti, Crystal Triplett, Tyler James Walsh; recorded at the Old Cabell Hall Auditorium, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 2016-2018; composer: Matthew Burtner; composition year: 2016; time: 9:28

Bernadette Speach: Angels in the Snow

Mode Records/2002 (for download)
piano: Bernadette Speach; recorded at LRP Studios, New York City, 2000-2001; composition year: 1993; time: 5:57

Laura Kaminsky: selections from Reckoning*
a. Majestic. Yet. (1:48)
b. Hurtling. Still. (1:39)
Oppens Plays Kaminky
Çedille Records/2021
pianos: Ursula Oppens, Jerome Lowenthal; recorded at Buchwald Hall, Tow Center for the Performing Arts, Brooklyn College; February 1, 2020; composition year: 2019; total selections time: 3:27
*Reckoning: Five Miniatures for America for Piano Four Hands

Annea Lockwood: Floating World, Part 3
Thousand Year Dreaming/Floating World

Pogus Productions/2007
field recordings — Shell Beach, Point Reyes, California, by Maggi Payne; Chimaya, New Mexico, by David Dunn; Bellagio, Lake Como, Italy, by Larry Austin; the New York Public Library reading room by Chris Mann; Swallow Hollow, Georgia, by Sorrel Hayes; oak tree branches, Sandia Crest, New Mexico, by Steve Peters; sonogram of jugular, Flathead Lake, Montana, by Ruth Anderson; Patarau Beach, New Zealand (microphone buried in gravel) by John Cousins; Gannets, Cape Kidnappers, New Zealand, by Philip Dadson; Peebles Island, Mohawk River, New York, by Warren Burt; Canal Spillway, Delaware River, Pennsylvania, by Brenda Hutchinson; editing, composition: Annea Lockwood; composition year: 1999; selection time: 15:55

David Dunn: Segment 6 from Tabula Angelorum Bonorum 49
Angels & Insects

¿What Next? Recordings/1992
computer-processed voices on 2 channels of tape: David Dunn (based on the mysticism of John Dee and Edward Kelly); composition year: 1991; time: 4:05

Elaine Barkin: at the piano
Open Space 12 — ee2: A Sound Album by Elaine Barkin

Open Space/2000
piano: Dan Poynton; recorded August 1982; time: 11:33

Hour 3

Francis Dhomont: Tintamarre!* (from Ami-Versaires)
Images Nomades

empreintes DIGITALes/2020
stereo fixed media was realized at the composer’s studio, Avignon, France, 2017; time: 1:00
*Dedicated to Pete Stollery

Pete Stollery: Peel
Un Son Peut en Cacher un Autre

empreintes DIGITALes/2006
stereo fixed media realized at the Electroacoustic Music Studios of the University of Birmingham, UK and the studios of Northern College, Aberdeen, Scotland, April 1997; premiered at the Midlands Art Centre, Birmingham, UK, April 5, 1997; time: 12:09

Carey Nutman: Six Days At Sea
The Sea and the Snake

MPS Music and Video/2013
computers, electronics: Carey Nutman; recorded at the composer’s studio Houghton-Le-Spring, UK; time: 7:26

Werner Durand: The Krems Five
Schwingende Luftsäulen 3
ANTS Records/2021
Pan-Ney, digital delays: Werner Durand; recorded in Berlin, c. 1990 — 1999; time: 10:47

David Seidel: Involution 2 (Prometheus and Marwa in Centaur) (excerpt)
XI Records/2020
synthesizer, C-Sound, computers: David Seidel; recorded at the composer’s studio, Peterborough, New Hampshire; excerpt time: 11:00 (12:00 — 23:00 of 23:00)

James Caldwell: Corner Pocket Music
No. 22 (0:52)
No. 23 (1:10)
No. 24 (0:53)
No. 25 (1:26)
No. 26 (1:11)
No. 27 (2:17
Pocket Music
concrète miniatures 1998-2020
Neuma Records/2021
electroacoustic music created at the composer’s studio, and the Electronic Music Studios of the University of Western Illinois, Macomb; composition year: 2018; time: 7:35

— FIN —

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