Martian Gardens Episode 1061

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Martian Gardens Episode 1061
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
May 16, 2021
Contact Max Shea: martiangardensmax@gmail.com 
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Hour 1

SET ONE
Mark So: NOCTURNE
Part of Life
Open Space/2021
cassettes, processing: Mark So, Manfred Werder; time: 5:00

Leo Kupper: Aviformes (Part 1-4)
Digital Voices
Pogus Productions/2012
soprano: Barbara Zanichelli; processing, electronics: Leo Kupper; recorded at Studio de Recherches, Brussels, composition year: 2009; time: 6:16

Jerry Tabor: engaging Causey
Electro-Acoustic Music VI (various artists)
Neuma Records/1999
computer music: Jerry Tabor; composition year: 1996; time: 11:47

SET TWO
Jose Halac: The Breaking of the Scream
Sonic Circuits VII (various artists)
Innova Recordings/1999
electroacoustic music: Jose Halac; text: Pablo Anadón; composition year: 1998; time: 10:44

Ricardo Dal Farra: Ashram
Desde El Otro Lado (various artists)
Electroacoustic Music from Latin America
O.O. Discs/1998
electroacoustic music: Ricardo Dal Farra; mukha veena (Indian double reed instrument): Joseph Celli; composition year: 1991; time: 9:20

SINGLE PLAY
Chin Ting Chan: Falling Stars
Drift, Volume 34 (various artists)
Society of Composer’s, Inc.
Navona Records/2020
Ball State University Wind Ensemble, conductor: Caroline Hand; recorded at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Kansas City, Missouri, March 16, 2017; composition years: 2016-2017; time: 7:43

Hour 2

SET THREE
Ken Field: A Space in a Place
Subterranea

O.O. Discs/1996
sticks on plastic tubs, sticks on suitcase, egg shaker, frame drum, flutes: Ken Field; recorded on DAT at The Henge, New Mexico, May 1995; edited and mastered in Massachusetts; time: 3:57

Ken Field: Transoceanic
Transmitter

Neuma Records/2021 (for download)
saxophones, live looping: Ken Field; production: Erdem Helvacıoğlu; editing, mastering: Andy Pinkham, Revolution Sound Studio, Charlestown, Massachusetts; time: 7:42

Jonathan Hulting-Cohen: Uirapuru (F. Salles)
Second Flight (various composers)
Innova Recordings/2021
(for soprano saxophone and live electronics); soprano saxophone: Jonathan Hulting-Cohen; recorded at Wellspring Sound Studios, Acton, Massachusetts, July 22, 2019; composer: Felipe Salles; composition year: 2017; time: 3:43

John White: Sitcom Tyrolean Après-Ski Muzak
Electric Music
Music composed and performed in London, 1980 — 1995
ANTS Records/2021
(synthesizers and electronic devices); cassettes restored and remastered by Andrea Rocca at Baby Microbe Studios, London, 2019-2020; time: 5:22

SET FOUR
Robert Gross: Nothing Has Changed
Chronicles

New Focus Recordings/2021 (for download)
Absynth 5 synthesizer, voice: Robert Gross; composition year: 2019; time: 10:04

Milton Babbitt: Occasional Variations
Occasional Variations

Tzadik Records/2003
RCA Mark II Sound Synthesizer: Milton Babbitt; realized at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center, 1968-1971; time: 9:54

SET FIVE
Aleck Karis: Variations, op. 27 (A. Webern)
a. Sehr mäßig (1:54)
b. Sehr schnell (0:42)
c. Ruhig fliessend (3:23)
Webern, Wolpe & Feldman
Bridge Records/2013
piano: Aleck Karis; recorded at Sommer Center, Concordia College, Bronxville, New York, March 2013; composer: Anton Webern; composition year: 1936; time: 6:00

Aleck Karis: Form (S. Wolpe)
Webern, Wolpe, & Feldman
Bridge Records/2013
piano: Aleck Karis; recorded at Sommer Center, Concordia College, Bronxville, New York, March 2013; composer: Stefan Wolpe; composition year: 1959; time: 3:27

Hour 3

SET SIX
Laura Kaminsky: selections from Reckoning*
a. Reverie (1:36)
b. Divided (2:31)
c. Forward. Yet. (1:21)
Oppens Plays Kaminky
Çedille Records/2021
piano: 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: 5:28
*Reckoning: Five Miniatures for America for Piano Four Hands

Craig Pepples: Wire Sculpture for Ben (for Benjamin Boretz)
Open Space 43 (Pepples/Takahashi)

Open Space/2020
piano: Julia Hsu; recorded at the Sonorium, Tokyo, February 16, 2019; composition year: 2016; time: 6:48

Thomas Meadowcroft: Cradles
Speak Percussion
Mode Records/2019
(for percussion and Wurlitzer electric piano); percussion: Eugene Ughetti, Matthias Schack-Arnott; Wurlitzer electric piano: Thomas Meadowcroft; recorded at MerzMusik, Haus der Berliner Festspiele, Berlin, March 16, 2013; composition year: 2013; time: 8:56

SET SEVEN
Guy Barash: Proteus — electric monologue
Facts About Water

Innova Recordings/2014
voice: Andrew Struck-Marcell; digital signal processing: Guy Barash; text: Nick Flynn; composition year: 2008; time: 8:24

Arie Shapira: Lament for Lotan*
Electronics Plus
Shapira/2000
(for readers, recorder, and electroacoustic processing); readers: Ido Bassok, Alona Frenkel, Shmuel Miller; recorder: Yahuda Gil’ad; text: Ido Bassok; composition, electronics: Arie Shapira; composition year: 1987; time: 10:18
*dedicated to Lotan Izhaki, killed at Bechamoun, Lebanon, 1982

SINGLE PLAY
Chantal Dumas:  Dorsale médio-atlantique (Mid-Atlantic Ridge)
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: 5:32

— FIN —

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