Martian Gardens Episode 1072

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Martian Gardens Episode 1072
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
August 2-6, 2021
Contact Max Shea: martiangardensmax@gmail.com 
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Hour 1

SET ONE
David Hicks: selections from Penumbrae*
I. 2:50
II. 2:54
III. 3:04
IV. 3:29
Open Space 47 (Pellegrini, Pepples, Friedl, Hicks, Boretz)
Open Space/2021
(for piano and electronics); piano: Julia Hsu; recorded at the Sonorium, Tokyo, February 2019; composition year: 2016; total selections time: 12:25
*for Mario Davidovsky

Mario Davidovsky: Synchronisms No. 6
The Music of Mario Davidovsky Volume 3
Bridge Records/2005
(for piano and electronics); piano: Aleck Karis; recorded at K.A.S. Sounds, Astoria, Queens; composition year: 1970; time: 7:00

SET TWO
Duo Della Luna: Triptych of Gossips (L. Dusman)
Mangetsu
New Focus Recordings/2021
Duo Della Luna — soprano: Susan Botti; violin: Airi Yoshioka; recorded at the Linehan Concert Hall, University of Maryland Baltimore County, October 2019; composer: Linda Dusman; text: Serena Hilsinger; composition year: 2009; time: 12:54

Susan Botti: O gentle Desdemona (Telaio: Desdemona, Recit. I)
Listen, It’s Snowing
Composers Recordings, Inc./1998
soprano: Susan Botti; harp: Susan Jolles; piano: Daniel Kirk-Foster; percussion: Michael Lipsey; violins: Renée Jolles, Martha Caplin; viola: Liuh-wen Ting; cello: Dorothy Lawson; recorded at St. Peter’s Church, New York City, September 1995; text: William Shakespeare (Othello, Act 1, Scene 2); time: 6:30

SET THREE
Alex Wand: selections from 81 Tao Songs
a. #11 — Thirty Spokes (2:03)
b. #56 — Dust of Earth (1:24)
c. #67 — Three Treasures (1:40)
81 Tao Songs
Alex Wand/2021
a. guitar, voice: Alex Wand; b. autoharp, percussion, voice: Alex Wand; c. lute, león, classical guitar, synth, voice; texts: Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching; translations: Gia-fu Feng, Jane English, Ursula Le Guin; total time: 5:07

David Tanenbaum: As She Sings (J. A. Lennon)
As She Sings
New Focus Recordings/2021
guitar: David Tanenbaum; recorded at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music; composer: John Anthony Lennon; composition year: 1999; time: 4:07

Hour 2

SINGLE PLAY
John Luther Adams: The Circle from the Suns and Moons (Arctic Dreams, part 3)
Arctic Dreams
Cold Blue Music/2021
(for voices and string quartet); Synergy Vocals (soprano: Micaela Haslam; soprano: Amanda Morrison; alto: Heather Cairncross; bass: Simon Grant); violin: Robin Lorentz; viola: Ron Lawrence; cello: Michael Finckel; bass: Robert Black; voices recorded at the Almeida Opera, London; mixed and mastered in London, January 2021; composition year: 2021; time: 6:25

SET THREE
Francis Dhomont: Dénaturé Parmé sons*
Images Nomades
empreintes DIGITALes/2020
(stereo fixed media); electroacoustic music realized at the composer’s studio, Avignon, France; premiered at the 14th L’Espace du son festival, Théâtre Marni, Brussels, Belgium, October 20, 2007; composition year: 2007; time: 3:29
*dedicated to Bernard Parmegiani for his 80th birthday

Bernard Parmegiani: L’Herbe Rouge 1
Mémoire Magnétique, Vol.1

Transversales Disques/2018
electronics: Bernard Parmegiani; recorded at the composer’s studio, Villebon-sur-Yvette, France, 1985; time: 2:48

Cindy McTee: Metal Music
a. Bins and Bells (2:59)
b. Kettles and Cans (1:24)
c. Tins and Tanks (1:47)
d. Buckets and Bolts (2:29)
e. Pots and Pans (1:00)
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 9 (various composers)
…musics, metaphors, and machines (Music from CEMI)
Centaur Records/1991
music on computer-generated tape: Cindy McTee; recorded at CEMI (Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia), University of North Texas, Denton, 1990; composition year: 1989; total time: 10:29

Bernard Parmegiani: L’Herbe Rouge 2
Mémoire Magnétique, Vol.1

Transversales Disques/2018
electronics: Bernard Parmegiani; recorded at the composer’s studio, Villebon-sur-Yvette, France, 1985; time: 1:58

Francis Dhomont: Quelque éclats (A Few Flickers of Brightness)
Images Nomades

empreintes DIGITALes/2020
(stereo fixed media); electroacoustic music realized at the composer’s studio, Avignon, France, 2010; premiered at the Cadavre exquis musical, 25 Anos MMP (Miso Music Portugal) concerts, Instituto Franco- Português, Lisbon, April 15, 2010; composition year: 2010; time: 1:58

SET FOUR
David Tudor and John Cage: Rainforest II/Mureau (excerpt)
Rainforest/Mureau — A Simultaneous Performance
New World Records/2000
electronic music system: David Tudor; voice: John Cage; recorded at Bremen Glocke concert hall for Radio Bremen, May 5, 1972; texts extracted from Henry David Thoreau’s remarks on music in his journals (Music and Thoreau); total excerpt time: 10:00

David Tudor: Rainforest first version (excerpt)
The Art of David Tudor
Mode Records/1998 (for download)
electronic music system: David Tudor; performance: David Tudor and Takehisa Kosugi for the Merce Cunningham Dance Company; recorded in New Delhi, 1990; composition year: 1968; excerpt time: 10:00

Hour 3

SET FIVE
Dan Joseph: Closing (from Set of Four)
Electroacoustic Works
XI Records/2017
hammer dulcimer, electroacoustic processing: Dan Joseph; recorded at The Arts Center, Corvallis, Oregon, April 16, 2011; composition year: 2008; time: 8:15

Tom Chiu: Birave Trifecta
The LIVE One

XI Records/2021
The JCC Trio (violin: Tom Chiu; hammer dulcimer: Dan Joseph; modular synthesizer, beats: Jason Cady; live recording: Ian Douglas-Moore; mix: David Weinstein; recorded at Outpost Artists Resources, New York City, February 20, 2020; time: 11:49

SET SIX
Darius Mazurowski: Interlude Timeline (Hidden Dimensions Part 1)
Hidden Dimensions
Neuma Records/2018
electroacoustic music: Darius Mazurowski; recorded at the De eM Studio, January 2014, April 2015; composition year: 2015; selection time: 15:55

Loren Nerell: Reyong
The Gong Prophet

Steve Roach’s Bandcamp/2021
electronic music: Loren Nerell; time: 6:28

SINGLE PLAY
Gamelan Son of Lion:
a. Kacapi (L. Karrer) (6:27)
b. Music Box (J. Kruskal) (5:31)
Sonogram (various composers)
Innova Recordings/2008
gamelan performers: Barbara Benary, David Demnitz, Miguel Frasconi, Daniel Goode, Patrick Grant, Lisa Karrer, Jody Kruskal, Laura Liben, Denman Maroney, John Morton, David Simmons; drums: Bill Ruyle; composer: David Simmons; recorded at Hungry Hollow Studios, Georgetown, Ontario; composers: a. Lisa Karrer; composition year: 2003; b. Jody Kruskal; year: 2008; time: 6:27

— FIN —

















texts: Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching; translations: Gia-fu Feng, Jane English; total time: 3:27

David Tanenbaum: As She Sings (J. A. Lennon)
As She Sings
New Focus Recordings/2021
guitar: David Tanenbaum; recorded at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music; composer: John Anthony Lennon; composition year: 1999; time: 4:07

Hour 2

SINGLE PLAY
John Luther Adams: The Circle from the Suns and Moons (Arctic Dreams, part 3)
Arctic Dreams
Cold Blue Music/2021
(for voices and string quartet); Synergy Vocals (soprano: Micaela Haslam; soprano: Amanda Morrison; alto: Heather Cairncross; bass: Simon Grant); violin: Robin Lorentz; viola: Ron Lawrence; cello: Michael Finckel; bass: Robert Black; voices recorded at the Almeida Opera, London; mixed and mastered in London, January 2021; composition year: 2021; time: 6:25

SET THREE
Francis Dhomont: Dénaturé Parmé sons*
Images Nomades
empreintes DIGITALes/2020
(stereo fixed media); electroacoustic music realized at the composer’s studio, Avignon, France; premiered at the 14th L’Espace du son festival, Théâtre Marni, Brussels, Belgium, October 20, 2007; composition year: 2007; time: 3:29
*dedicated to Bernard Parmegiani for his 80th birthday

Bernard Parmegiani: L’Herbe Rouge 1
Mémoire Magnétique, Vol.1

Transversales Disques/2018
electronics: Bernard Parmegiani; recorded at the composer’s studio, Villebon-sur-Yvette, France, 1985; time: 2:48

Cindy McTee: Metal Music
a. Bins and Bells (2:59)
b. Kettles and Cans (1:24)
c. Tins and Tanks (1:47)
d. Buckets and Bolts (2:29)
e. Pots and Pans (1:00)
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 9 (various composers)
…musics, metaphors, and machines (Music from CEMI)
Centaur Records/1991
music on computer-generated tape: Cindy McTee; recorded at CEMI (Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia), University of North Texas, Denton, 1990; composition year: 1989; total time: 10:29

Bernard Parmegiani: L’Herbe Rouge 2
Mémoire Magnétique, Vol.1

Transversales Disques/2018
electronics: Bernard Parmegiani; recorded at the composer’s studio, Villebon-sur-Yvette, France, 1985; time: 1:58

Francis Dhomont: Quelque éclats (A Few Flickers of Brightness)
Images Nomades

empreintes DIGITALes/2020
(stereo fixed media); electroacoustic music realized at the composer’s studio, Avignon, France, 2010; premiered at the Cadavre exquis musical, 25 Anos MMP (Miso Music Portugal) concerts, Instituto Franco- Português, Lisbon, April 15, 2010; composition year: 2010; time: 1:58

SET FOUR
David Tudor and John Cage: Rainforest II/Mureau (excerpt)
Rainforest/Mureau — A Simultaneous Performance
New World Records/2000
electronic music system: David Tudor; voice: John Cage; recorded at Bremen Glocke concert hall for Radio Bremen, May 5, 1972; texts extracted from Henry David Thoreau’s remarks on music in his journals (Music and Thoreau); total excerpt time: 10:00

David Tudor: Rainforest first version (excerpt)
The Art of David Tudor
Mode Records/1998 (for download)
electronic music system: David Tudor; performance: David Tudor and Takehisa Kosugi for the Merce Cunningham Dance Company; recorded in New Delhi, 1990; composition year: 1968; excerpt time: 10:00

Hour 3

SET FIVE
Dan Joseph: Closing (from Set of Four)
Electroacoustic Works
XI Records/2017
hammer dulcimer, electroacoustic processing: Dan Joseph; recorded at The Arts Center, Corvallis, Oregon, April 16, 2011; composition year: 2008; time: 8:15

Tom Chiu: Birave Trifecta
The LIVE One

XI Records/2021
The JCC Trio (violin: Tom Chiu; hammer dulcimer: Dan Joseph; modular synthesizer, beats: Jason Cady; live recording: Ian Douglas-Moore; mix: David Weinstein; recorded at Outpost Artists Resources, New York City, February 20, 2020; time: 11:49

SET SIX
Darius Mazurowski: Interlude Timeline (Hidden Dimensions Part 1)
Hidden Dimensions
Neuma Records/2018
electroacoustic music: Darius Mazurowski; recorded at the De eM Studio, January 2014, April 2015; composition year: 2015; selection time: 15:55

Loren Nerell: Reyong
The Gong Prophet

Steve Roach’s Bandcamp/2021
electronic music: Loren Nerell; time: 6:28

SINGLE PLAY
Gamelan Son of Lion: Kacapi (L. Karrer)
Sonogram (various composers)
Innova Recordings/2008
gamelan performers: Barbara Benary, David Demnitz, Miguel Frasconi, Daniel Goode, Patrick Grant, Lisa Karrer, Jody Kruskal, Laura Liben, Denman Maroney, John Morton, David Simmons; drums: Bill Ruyle; composer: David Simmons; recorded at Hungry Hollow Studios, Georgetown, Ontario; composer: Lisa Karrer; composition year: 2003; time: 6:27

— FIN —



















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