Martian Gardens Episode 1083

Martian Gardens Episode 1083
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
October 30, 2021
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Hour 1

Roger Reynolds: selections from Piano Etudes, Book I: Origins
a. Web (4:03)
b. Fixities (7:22)
c. Barrage (4:04)
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: 15:29

Julia Den Boer: Déserts (G. LoRusso)
a. Wadi Rum, Jordan
b. Uyuni, Bolivia
c. Atacama, Chile
d. Murzuq, Libya
e. Hammada, Sahara
New Focus Recordings/2021
piano: Julia Den Boar; recorded at Oktaven Audio, Mt. Vernon, New York, October 2020; composer; Giulia LoRusso; composition year: 2018; total time: 15:02

Carson Kievman: The Temporary & Tentative Extended Piano
The Temporary and Tentative Extended Piano

Composer’s Recordings, Inc./2000
piano: David Arden; recorded at the Darmstadt Férienkurs fur Neue Musik; composition years: 1976-1977; time: 10:16

In memory of Carson Kievman (1949 — 2021)

Cantoria Hong Kong: Two Cantonese Works (K. Young Chan)
a. Under the Mid-Autumn Moon (3:36)
b. The Crane Releasing Pavilion (3:07
Quotation of Queries (various composers)
Navona Records/2020
piano: Tsang Chiu In; Cantoria Hong Kong, conductor: John Winzenburg; text: Su Shi; recorded at Studio 28, Bangkok, June 2018; composer; Chan Kai-Young; composition years: a. 2014, b. 2018; total time: 6:43

Sophia Subbayya Vastek: A Room
(J. Cage)
Histories (various composers)
Innova Recordings/2017
prepared piano: S.S. Vastek; recorded at SUNY Purchase Recital Hall, April 2016; composer: John Cage; composition year: 1943; time: 3:07

Hour 2

Robert Gross: Chronicles

New Focus Recordings/2020
Absynth 5 synthesizer; Robert Gross; composition year: 2018; time: 10:08

Milton Babbitt: Phonemena (for soprano and synthesized tape)
New World Records/1995 (orig. LP/977)
soprano: Lynn Webber; tape realized at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center; composition year: 1969; time: 4:13

Paul Lansky: Dancetracks (Remix)
Ride — Paul Lansky Vol. 6

Bridge Records/2000
(for computer-synthesized drum track and electric guitar); electric guitar samples: Steve Mackey; composition years: 1994, 1997; time: 16:37

Tom Johnson: selections from Counting to Seven
a. Russian (1:23)
b. Mandarin (2:14)
c. Swahili (1:52)
d. Japanese (1:17)
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: 6:46

Lou Harrison: Simfony #13
Drums Along the Pacific

New Albion Records/2003
William Winant Percussion Group (suspended and muted gong, large tam-tam, elephant bell, cymbal, triangle: William Winant; cowbells, water buffalo bells, wood blocks: David Johnson; temple bells, suspended and muted automobile brake drums: Todd Manley; tom-toms, contrabass drum: David Rosenthal); recorded at Fantasy Records, Berkeley, California, August 2002; composition year: 1941; time: 8:31

David Saperstein: For Milton
Milton Babbitt — A Composers’ Memorial
(various artists)
Open Space/2012
vibraphone: Peter Jarvis; composition year: 2012; 6:33

Hour 3

Annette Vande Gorne: Automne (Haïkus)
a. Jeux Mécaniques (4:36)
b. Jeux éxtendus, brouillard (2:53)
c. Jeux fragmentés, feuilles d’automne (2:30)
d. Jeux répétés (2:54)
empreintes DIGITALes/2020
(for 16-channel fixed media); realized at the Métamorphoses d’Orphée studio of Musiques & Recherches in Ohain, Belgium; premiered on October 25, 2020, during the Espace du son festival at Théâtre Marni in Brussels (Belgium). selection time: 13:00

Dieter Kaufmann: Adagio — Automne
Les Saisons 1972 [GMEB] — 2002 [IMEB]
 (various artists)
electroacoustic music: Dieter Kaufmann; recorded at Institut International de Musique Electroacoustique de Bourges; composition year: 2002; time: 17:44 

Chas Smith: The Replicant
Cold Blue Music/2021
(for composer-developed instruments); Replicant, Lockheed, Sceptre, Pez Eater, Towers, Parabaloid; performed by Chas Smith; recorded at TDS Studio 2, Grass Valley, California, 2020-2021; time: 16:01

Daniel Warner: Delay in Glass, Movement I
Electro-Acoustic Music 1 (various artists)
Neuma Records/1990
electroacoustic music: Daniel Warner; composition year: 1987; time: 2:34

— FIN —

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