Martian Gardens Episode 1070

Martian Gardens Episode 1070
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
July 18, 2021
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Hour 1

Florence Reece: Which Side Are You On?
Harlan County USA – Songs Of The Coal Miner’s Struggle (var.)
Rounder Records/2006
voice: Florence Reece; recorded by Alan Lomax, Harlan County, Kentucky, 1937; composer: Florence Reece; composition year: c. 1912; time: 1:41

Frederic Rzewski: Which Side Are You On?

Which Side Are You On? (Lisa Moore, piano and voice)
Cantaloupe Music/2003
piano: Lisa Moore; recorded at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, New Haven, Connecticut, January 2003; mixed at Fred Plaut Recording Studio, Yale University; composer: Frederic Rzewski, orig. Florence Reece; composition years: 1978-1979 (suite: North American Ballads); time: 11:53

Orkest De Volharding: Workers Union (L. Andriessen)
The Minimalists [various artists]
Mode Records/2009
composer: Louis Andriessen; recorded at MCO Studios, Hilversum, The Netherlands, April 2009; composition year: 1975; time: 17:15

In memory of Louis Andriessen (June 6, 1939 — July 1, 2021)

Susie Ibarra: Merienda (Snack)
a. Merienda 1 (0:45)
b. Merienda 2 (0:45)
c. Merienda 3 (0:34)
d. Merienda 4 (0:34)
Talking Gong
New Focus Recordings/2021
flutes: Claire Chase; piano: Alex Peh; drums, percussion: Susie Ibarra; recorded at Studley Hall, SUNY New Paltz, July 2020; composition year: 2004; total time: 2:40

Susie Ibarra Trio: selections from Lakbay*
a. Gawaing Ng Pamilya I (2:34)
b. Palengke (4:23)
Tzadik Records/2004
violin: Jennifer Choi; piano: Craig Taborn; drums: Susie Ibarra; recorded at Kampo Studios, New York City; composition year: 2004; time: 6:55
*A day in the life of a Filipino immigrant worker

Amy Denio: Rhythmic Ping Pong
Chickenhawks Ought Not

Spoot Music/2002
voice, processing: Amy Denio; recorded at Spacious Spoot Studios, Seattle, November 30, 2002; time: 4:03

Amy Denio: Dublin (21,787/1359)

Spoot Music/2021
percussion, accordion, voice, lyrics: Amy Denio; recorded at Spoot Studios, Seattle; time: 3:19

Alex Wand: selections from 81 Tao Songs
a. #19 — Give Up Sainthood (0:58)
b. #66 — Lakes and Rivers (1:46)
81 Tao Songs
Alex Wand/2021
a. voice, Partch adapted guitar: John Schneider; translation: Gia-fu Feng, Jane English; voice, guitar, drums: Logan Hone; translation: Ursula La Guin; texts: Lao Tzu’s Tao Te Ching total selections time: 2:44

Hour 2

Snowbeasts & Dead Voices on Air: The Stone of Pride
Dead Voices on Air & Snowbeasts
Mission Entertainment/2021
electronic music: Robert Galbraith, Elizabeth Virosa, Mark Spybey; produced in Providence, Rhode Island, and North Yorkshire, UK, 2020; time: 9:16

Ofer Pelz: Convergence

New Focus Recordings/2021
(for alto flute and electronics); alto flute: Roy Amotz (Meitar Ensemble); recorded at the music faculty studio, University of Montreal, June 2013; subsequently mixed in Montreal, 2015, 2021; composition year: 2013; time: 7:23

Máté Victor & Peter Winckler: Viscositas (Viscosity)
Hungarian Electronic Music (various artists)
Creel Pone/2005 (orig. Hungaraton LP/1979)
synthesizers: Victor Máté, Péter Winckler; recorded at the Electronic Music Studio, Budapest Radio, composer: Victor Máté; composition year: 1975; time: 5:12

Robert Scott Thompson: Perigee (Alternis Mix)
Summer Idyll

Aucourant Records/2018 (orig. 2015)
electronic music: RST, recorded at the composer’s studio, Roswell, Georgia, summer 2015; time: 2:59

Robert Erickson: Summer Music
Recent Impressions — Orchestral, Chamber & Vocal Music

Naxos/2007 (orig. 1990)
(for violin and tape) violin: Mia Wu; recorded at Yale Divinity School, New Haven, June 1988, tape sound source: the brooks of Sequoia National Park, Sierra Nevada, California; composition year: 1974; time: 15:41

Craig Pepples: selections from Watercolors*
a. Caddisfly (3:07)
b. Smoke (2:42)
Open Space 47 (Pelligrini/Pepples/Friedl/Hicks)

Open Space/2021
(for piano and electronics); piano: Julia Hsu; recorded at the Sonorium, Tokyo, February 2019; composition year: 2019; composition year: 2018; total selections time: 5:49
*for David Hicks

Thomas DeLio: Song: “Aengus
Selected Compositions 1991–2013

Neuma Records/2013
electronic music: Thomas DeLio; text: P. Inman; composition year: 2013; time: 5:12

Hour 3

Noah Creshevsky: Drummer
The Tape Music of Noah Creshevsky

EM Records/2004
tape collage: Noah Creshevsky; composition year: 1985; time: 5:56

id m theft ableShun, Unshun and Shun
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: 7:47

Greg Carr: nighttimemares
Technological Retreat — Radio Mixes 1985–1989

Innova Recordings/2005
sound collage created on Carr‘s Technological Retreat program, KFAI, Minneapolis, August 14, 1989; time: 7:33

Iannis Xenakis: Mycenae Alpha
CCMIX Paris — Xenakis/UPIC/Continuum
(various artists)
Mode Records/2001
UPIC* computer music system: Iannis Xenakis; realized at the Centre d’Etudes de Mathématique et Automatique Musicales (CEMAMu), Paris, 1978; time: 10:00
*Unité Polyagogique Informatique CEMAMu

a. Red Slur (3:03)
b. …Of Free Enterprise (1:22)
c. Aqua Regalia (1:29)
Gold is the Metal (With the Broadest Shoulders)
Threshold House/1988 (orig. LP/1987)
Coil artists: John Balance, Peter Christopherson, Stephen Thrower, Alex Fergusson, Jim Thirlwell, Billy McGee, and Andrew Poppy.; b. string arrangement: Billy McGee; marching band recorded in Acapulco on Día de los Muertos; c. string arrangement: Richard Fur-Verge; recorded at Threshold House, Bangkok, and Paradise Studios, London; total time: 5:54

Meredith Monk: Greensleeves (trad.)

Tzadik Records/2009
guitar, voice: Meredith Monk; recorded at Meriden, Connecticut, October 1966; time: 4:06

Tom Johnson: selections from Counting to Seven
a. Muruwari (2:52)
b. German & Turkish (4:34)
Counting to Seven
New World Records/2021
voices and percussion: Ensemble Dedalus, featuring Tom Johnson; recorded at Laboratoires d’Aubervilles, France, August 2020; composition year: 2014; total selections time: 6:26

— FIN —

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