Martian Gardens Episode 1068

Martian Gardens Episode 1068
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
July 4, 2021
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Hour 1

Eclipse Quartet with William Winant: Whimwhams (F. Rzewski)
Eclipse Quartet with William Winant
New World Records/2013
marimba: William Winant; Eclipse (violins: Sarah Parkins, Sarah Thornblade, viola: Alma Lisa Fernandez, cello: Maggie Parkins); recorded at the Littlefield Concert Hall, Mills College, Oakland, 2012; composer: Frederic Rzewski; composition year: 1993; time: 13:57

In memory of Frederic Rzewski (April 13, 1938 — June 26, 2021)

Sascia Pelligrini and Craig Pepples: 2 July 2016
Open Space 47 (various artists)
Open Space/2021
xylophone: Sascia Pelligrini; piano: Craig Pepples; recorded at Not Art Studio, Kwi-Hing, Kowloon, Hong Kong, July 2, 2016; time: 15:17

Quey Percussion Duo: Khamsin (E. Séjourné)
soniChroma (various composers)
Innova Recordings/2019
percussion: Gene Koshinski, Tim Broscious; recorded at Weber Music Hall, University of Minnesota, Duluth, December 2018; composer: Emmanuel Séjourné; composition year: 2018; time: 6:00

Philip Glass: Prematurely Air-Conditioned Supermarket
Einstein on the Beach

The Philip Glass Chorus, conductor, keyboard: Michael Riesman; spoken voice: Lucinda Childs; spoken voice: Sheryl Sutton (as Mr. Bojangles); texts: Lucinda Childs; recorded at Looking Glass Studios, 1993; composition years: 1975-1976; time: 12:17

Thomas Newman & Rick Cox: Telegraph Vine
35 Whirlpools Below Sound

Cold Blue Music/2014
electronics, effects, field recordings: Rick Cox, Thomas Newman; recorded at the Deep Sleep and SnakeHouse Studios, Pacific Palisades, California; time: 1:33

Hour 2

John Browne: selections from The Suppliant Women
a. Ode 3 (5:05)
b. 3rd Amoibaion (5:00)
c. Exodus (3:41)
Quotation of Queries (various artists)
Choral Encounters of Hong Kong, China, and the Distant West
Navona Records/2020
Cantoría Hong Kong, conductor: John Winzenburg; percussion: Ben Burton; aulos: Callum Armstrong; Egyptian herald: John Winzenburg; text: Aeschylus; recorded at Studio 28, Bangkok, June 2018; composition year: 2017; total selections time: 13:46

Paul Lansky: Sad Song (from Angles)
Bridge Records/2021
Weis Kaplan Stumpf Trio (piano: Yael Weiss; violin: Mark Kaplan; cello: Peter Stumpf); recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City; composition year: 2017; selection time: 6:57

Linda Dusman: O Star Spangled Stripes
I Need No Words
Neuma Records/2013
The Hoffmann/Goldstein Duo (piano: Paul Hoffmann; percussion: Tom Goldstein); composition year: 2004 (parodies referred: “The Stars and Stripes Forever” [J.P. Sousa, 1897], “When Johnny Comes Marching Home” [Patrick Gilmore, 1863], “You’re a Grand Old Flag” [George M. Cohan, 1906], “The Star Spangled Banner” [John Stafford Smith, 1780; Francis Scott Key, 1814]); time: 8:46

Eleanor Hovda:
a. Dancing in Place (3:30
b. Music from The Proclamation (2:13)
The Eleanor Hovda Collection
Innova Recordings/2012
a. harp: Elizabeth Panzer; b. flute: David Gilbert; composition years: a. 1997, b. 1966; total time: 5:43

Stuart Saunders Smith:
a. Polka in Treblinka (4:47)
b. Over (2:53)
Stuart Saunders Smith At Sixty Selections
11 West Records*/2009
a. xylophone: Dale Speicher; snare drum and hi-hat: Chris Leonard; bass drum: Bill Sallak; b. orchestra bells: Kevin Lewis; recorded at the University of Akron, Ohio, March 7-8, 2008; composition years: a. 1996, b. 2006; total time: 7:40
*11 West — Smith Publications

Manuel Zurria: Clapping Music (S. Reich)
Again & Again (various composers)
ANTS Records/2020
hand claps, electronics: Manuel Zurria; composer: Steve Reich; arr. Zurria; composition year: 1972; recorded at MZ @FUN’OM Studio, Rome; time: 4:32

Sergio Sorrentino: An Unhappy Set of Coincidences (L. Polansky)
Dream (various composers)
Mode Records/2018
electric guitar, electric bass: Sergio Sorrentino; recorded in Vercelli, Italy, 2015-2017; composer: Larry Polansky; composition year: 1980; time: 3:21

Hour 3

Hildegard Westerkamp: Cricket Voice
empreintes DIGITALes/2010 (orig. 1996)
cricket song and environmental sounds recorded in the “Zone of Silence” in the desert of Northern Mexico; completed at Westerkamp’s Studio, Vancouver, BC, 1987; composition year: 1987; time: 10:55

id m theft able: The Bottom of the Well
Well I Fell in Love With the Eye at the Bottom of the Well
Pogus Productions/2021
sound collage recorded and assembled 2015–2020; time: 8:52

Amy Denio: All Things Connect (1488/108)
Corona Sonora
Spoot Music/2021
voice(s), lyrics, instruments: Amy Denio; recorded at Spacious Spoot Studios, Seattle, 2020; time: 1:04

Cornelius Cardew: Paragraph 1 (excerpt)
The Great Learning
Tone Glow Records/2021
The Montréal Scratch Orchestra, conductor: Dean Rosenthal; recorded live at Redpath Hall, McGill University, Montreal, March 8, 1996; composition years: 1963-1966; Paragraph 1 excerpt time: 10:00 (00:00 — 10:00 of 28:16)

John Cage: Souvenir
The Works for Organ

Mode Records/2013
pipe organ: Gary Verkade; recorded at the Nederluleå Church, Gammelstad, Luleå, Sweden, 2007; composition year: 1983; time: 6:50

Peter Zummo and Tom Hamilton: Loudspeaker Than Words
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: 2:19

David Taylor: Ode to Danny Kaye
State of the Union 2001 (various artists)
Electronic Music Foundation/2001
tapes: David Taylor; time: 0:59

Peter Gilbert: By the Lonely Traveler’s Call
Burned into the Orange
New Focus Recordings/2021
tuba (with amplified mute): Richard White; recorded at Keller Hall, Albuquerque; composition year: 2011; time: 7:55

Agnese Toniutti: Small Piece of Fluxus Reality
Subtle Matters
(various composers)
Neuma Records/2021
piano, timbre piano, toy piano: Agnese Toniutti; composer: Philip Corner; composition year: 2018; time: 2:26

— FIN —

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