Martian Gardens Episode 1077

Martian Gardens Episode 1077
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
September 12, 2021
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Hour 1

Leo Sowerby: Comes Autumn Time
Organ Music by Frank Ferko and Leo Sowerby
Çedille Records/2021
organ: David Schrader; recorded at St. Ita’s Catholic Church, August 2020; composition year: 1916; time: 6:39

Olivier Messiaen: The Staircase Retold, Gestures of the Sun
Harawi — Sarah Maria Sun

Mode Records/2019
soprano: Sarah Maria Sun; piano: Stefka Perifanova; composer: Olivier Messiaen; composition year: 1945; total selections time: 6:40

Roger Reynolds: selections from Piano Etudes, Book I: Origins
a. Mercurial (2:09)
b. Persistence (4:04)
c. Alternation (7:27)
Piano Etudes — Books I and II
Mode Records/2021
piano: Eric Huebner; recorded at the Conrad Prebys Music Center Concert Hall, University of California San Diego; May 13, 2016; composition years: 2010-2011; total selections time: 13:40

Elaine Barkin: Of Lost Time — Extended Vibes
Open Space 46 (Randall/Barkin/Boretz)
Open Space/2021
MIDI-realized extended vibraphone: Elaine Barkin; time: 7:35

Barney Childs: Pastoral
A music; that it might be…

New World Records/2002
(for bass clarinet and electronic sounds); bass clarinet: Philip Rehfeldt; recorded at the University of California Redlands, 1996; composition year: 1983; time: 5:50

Aaron Jay Myers: Clever Machines
Clever Machines

New Focus Recordings/2021
(for Transient Canvas and Electronics); Transient Canvas (bass clarinet: Amy Advocat; marimba: Matt Sharrock); recorded at Futura Productions, Roslindale, Massachusetts, August 31, 2019; composition year: 2019; time: 5:50

Pamela Z: Typewriter
A Secret Code

Neuma Records/2021
BodySynth MIDI controller, text, recitation: Pamela Z; composition year: 1995; time: 2:36

Hour 2

Blind Labyrinth: Synaesthete’s Night Out at Café Oto
Blind Labyrinth: Kenneth Downey, Robert Gross; spoken word, text: Pauline Sewards; baritone: Brandon Gibson; mezzo soprano: Brooke Clark Gibson; composed and recorded at Gross’ home studio, Denton, Texas, May 18, 2016; time: 16:55

Livebatts: Adventures in Outer Space
ANTS Records/2018
battery-driven keyboards, toys: John White; battery-driven keyboards, vocals: M.J. Coldiron; electric guitar, samples: Andrea Rocca; electrified flute: Nancy Ruffer; recorded at Baby Microbe Studio, 1990s, remastered 2018; time: 4:56

Chris Brown: Shuffle

(for piano and interactive electronic sound); piano, electronics: Chris Brown; recorded at Roulette, New York City, December 2005; composition year: 2004; time: 9:49

Amy Knoles: Float

Echograph Records/2001
electronics, instruments: Amy Knoles; recorded at Echograph Studios, Los Angeles, time: 6:16

Leo Kupper: Paroles sur Lèvres (Words on Lips), parts 1-7
Digital Voices
Pogus Productions/2011
bass baritone: Nicholas Isherwood; electronic music: Leo Kupper; recorded at the Studio de Recherches, Brussels; composition year: 2006; total time: 7:35

Lee Hyla:

a. Pre-Amnesia (1:43)
b. Mythic Birds of Saugerties (2:56)
Americans in Rome (various artists)
Music by Fellows of the American Academy in Rome
Bridge Records/2008
alto sax, bass clarinet: Tim Smith; a. recorded at the Recital Hall at the Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, New York, May 17, 2005; b. recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, December 4, 2004; composition years: a. 1979, b. 1985; total selections time: 4:39

Hour 3

Ingram Marshall: September Canons
September Canons

New World Records/2009
violin, electronic processing: Todd Reynolds; a lamentation on the events of September 11, 2001; composition year: 2002; time: 13:19

Steve Reich: WTC 9/11 II — 2010
WTC 9/11/Mallet Quartet/Dance Patterns

(for string quartet and tape); Kronos Quartet (violins: David Harrington, John Sherba; viola: Hank Dutt; cello: Jeffrey Zeigler); pre-recorded voices sourced from a NYC fire department official and an ambulance driver recalling 9/11 in 2010; recorded at Studio Trilogy, San Francisco, February 2011; selection time: 7:27

Darren Copeland: They’re Trying to Save Themselves
Perdu et Retrouve

empreintes DIGITALes/2007
electroacoustic music: Darren Copeland; commissioned by CBC Radio One for the first anniversary of the 9/11 attacks; all sounds sourced from CNN immediately following the bombings of the World Trade Center towers, September 11, 2001; realized at the composer’s studio, 2002, premiered on CBC Radio One, September 11, 2002; time: 3:53

Eldad Tsabary: Soul of the City
Deep Wireless 2 — Radio Arts Compilation (various artists)
New Adventures in Sound Art/2005
sound collage: Eldad Tsabary; composition year: 2004; 7:58

Douglas Doherty: Heart of the City
On the Edge of Chaos

MPS Music and Video/2012
electronic music: Douglas Doherty; recorded at the composer’s Studio, Newcastle, England; street preacher recorded at Grey’s Monument, Newcastle Upon Tyne; composition year: 2000; excerpt time: 21:30

— FIN —

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