Martian Gardens Episode 1075

Martian Gardens Episode 1075
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
August 29, 2021
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Hour 1

Neil Rolnick: The Persistence of the Clavé
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 11 (various artists)
The Virtuoso in the Computer Age — II
Centaur Records/1992
computer music performance system: Neil Rolnick; recorded at Wittenberg Studio, Bearsville, New York, February, 1992; composition year: 1992; time: 7:16

John Forshee: Apokatastasis (1st 1/2)
Open Space 48 (Forshee/Boretz)
Open Space/2021
(for ten instruments and computer-generated sounds); flute: Paul Nagem; clarinet: Sergei Vassiliev; bass clarinet: Ian Buckspan; horn: Sarah Ford; trombone: Andrew Freidrichs; percussion: Staci Toma Cotten; piano: Kelly Zuercher; violin: Martha Muehleisen; cello: Amy Kolb; contrabass: Marc Neihof; computer: John Forshee, conductor: Colin McAllister; composition year: unlisted; excerpt time: 12:04

Robert Cogan: Utterances
Neuma New Music Series Volume 2
(various artists)
Neuma Records/1988
soprano: Joan Heller; texts: William Bronk; Chiang K’uei; Karl Jaspers, Franz Kafka, Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, William Butler Yeats; composition year: not listed; time: 8:28

In memory of Robert Cogan (1930 — 2021)

Pozzi Escot: Visione (in three parts)
New Music Series Volume 3

Neuma Records/1993
The New Events Ensemble, conductor: Francis Wada; soprano: Maria Tegzes; text: Pozzi Escot; composition year: 1964; time: 6:17

Maria Tegzes & Geoffrey Burleson:
a. Galathea* (3:33)
b. Der Genügsame Liebhaber* (2:28)
Urban Cabaret — music by Eisler and Schoenberg
Neuma Records/1993
soprano: Maria Tegzes; piano: Geoffrey Burleson; music: Arnold Schoenberg; lyrics: a. Frank Wedekind; b. Hugo Sulus; recorded at Little Theater, Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts, June 1992; composition years: 1901; total selection time: 6:01
*from Brettl-Lieder (Cabaret Songs)

Walter Zimmermann: Riuti (Rodungen und Wüstungen*)
from Stilletänze
Lokale Musik — 1977-1981
Mode Records/2019
percussion and voice: Christian Dierstein; recorded at Westdeutschen Rundfunk, Köln, November 8, 2006; composition year (Stilletänze): 1981; time: 9:52
*Clearing and abandoned village

Hour 2

Stephen Dembski: For Toy Piano
Milton Babbitt — A Composers’ Memorial (various artists)
Open Space/2012
toy piano: Ju-Ping Song; composition year: 2011; time: 2:58

Stephen Dembski: Stacked Deck
Music of Stephen Dembski
Composers Recordings, Inc./1989
The Prism Orchestra, conductor: Robert Black; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, December 2, 1985; composition year: 1979; time: 7:32

In memory of Stephen Dembski (1949 — 2021)

Milton Babbitt: Swan Song No. 1
Music of Milton Babbitt

Bridge Records/2003
Cygnus Ensemble (flute: Tara Helen O’Connor; oboe: Robert Ingliss; mandolin: William Anderson; guitar: Oren Fader; violin: Calvin Wiersma; cello: Susannah Chapman), conductor: Jeffrey Milarsky; recorded at KAS Studios, Astoria, New York, 2003; composition year: 2003; time: 11:00

Lincoln Trio: selections from Trio No. 2 for violin, cello, and piano (E. Bacon)
a. Lento (6:16)
b. In Deliberate March Time (Lento, part II) (2:04)
Trios from the City of Big Shoulders (Bacon/Sowerby)
The Lincoln Trio (violin: Desirée Ruhstrat; cello: David Cunliffe; piano: Marta Aznavoorian); recorded at the Allen Recital Hall, DePaul University, Chicago, summer 2020; composer: Ernst Bacon; composition year: 1987; total selections time: 8:18

David Fulmer: Sky’s Acetylene
Sky’s Acetylene
New Focus Recordings/2021
New York Philharmonic (bass flute, flute, piccolo: MIndy Kaufman; harp: Nancy Allen; percussion: Daniel Druckman; piano: Eric Huebner; bass: Max Zeugner; conductor: Jeffrey Milarsky; recorded by the New York Philharmonic, May 22, 2017; composition year: 2017; time: 13:51

Mary Ellen Childs: Welding
Dream House

Innova Recordings/2007
Ethel (violin: Cornelius Dufallo; viola: Ralph Farris; cello: Dorothy Lawson; violin: Mary Rowell); recorded at The Clubhouse, Rhinebeck, New York, July 2006; composition year: 2006; time: 4:09

Hour 3

Annette Vande Gorne: Faisceaux (Beams) (mixed version)
empreintes DIGITALes/2016
(for piano and spatialized fixed media); piano: Ana Cláudia de Assis; realized at Métamorphoses d’Orphée of Musiques & Recherches, Ohain, Belgium; revised 2016; premiered at Musiques mixtes et interactive, Espace Senghor, Brussels, with pianist Kim Van den Brempt, April 6, 2017; time: 9:49

Robert Gross: Chronicles VIII

New Focus Recordings/2021
piano: Jeannette Louise Yaryan; synthesizer: Robert Gross; recorded at Idyllwild Arts Academy, Idyllwild-Pine Cove, California; composition year: unlisted; time: 12:19

Tom Chiu: Duo Improvisations
The LIVE One
XI Records/2021
violin: Tom Chiu; modular synthesizer, effects: Michael Schumacher; mix: David Weinstein; recorded at The Sump, New York City, March 15, 2017; time: 20:09

Anna Rubin: And suddenly everything goes bee
(for soprano, amplified violin, and fixed media); soprano: Susan Botti; violin: Airi Yoshioka; text: Di Brandt; recorded at Linehan Recital Hall, University of Maryland Baltimore County, October 28, 2018; composition year: 2018; time: 8:36

Johanna Beyer: Bees
Sticky Melodies

New World Records/2008
piano: Peter Dumsday; recorded in Melbourne, Australia, November 2007; composition year: 1936; time: 0:54

Johanna Beyer: To Be *
Sticky Melodies

New World Records/2008
soprano: Merlyn Quaife; clarinet: Craig Hill; text: Johanna Beyer; recorded in Melbourne Australia, 2007; time: 1:00
*from Three Songs for Piano and Clarinet; composition year: 1934

— FIN —

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