Martian Gardens Episode 1084

Martian Gardens Episode 1084
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
November 6, 2021
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Hour 1

Hilda Parades: Cotidales
Listen How They Talk — Chamber Music 1998-2001

Mode Records/2008
(for piano and string quartet); piano: Ian Pace; The Arditti Quartet (violins: Irvine Arditti, Grame Jennings; viola: Ralf Ehlers; cello: Rohan de Saram); recorded at Südwestrundfunk, Germany, September 2003; composition year: 2001; time: 18:29

Ensemble Dal Niente: Demente Cuerda (H. Parades)
Confined. Speak. (various composers)
New Focus Recordings/2021
Ensemble Dal Niente, conductor: Michael Lewanski; recorded at Aphorism Studios, Chicago; composer: Hilda Parades; composition year: 2004; time: 18:00

Miguel del Aguila: Life is a Dream
Salón – Buenos Aires
Bridge Records/2009
violins: Ertan Torgul, Karen Stiles; viola: Emily Watkins Freudigman; cello: Kenneth Freudigman; narrator: Bryn Jameson; text: Pedro Calderon de la Barca, “La vida es sueño” (translation Miguel del Aguila); recorded at the the First United Methodist Church, Boerne, Texas; summer 2008; composition year: 2002; time: 11:43

Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon: Páramo

Exchange — Latin America (various artists)
Composers Recordings, Inc./2000
The Furious Band (flute, piccolo: Andrée Martin; clarinet, bass clarinet: Oscar Espina-Ruiz; violin: Gabrielle Painter; cello: David Russell; piano: Gabriel Shulford; percussion: Michael Aberback, Tomm Roland); conductor: Paul Vaillancourt; recorded at the Staller Center for the Arts, SUNY Stony Brook, December 11, 1999; composition year: 1999; time: 7:01

Hour 2

Sophia Subbayya Vastek:
a. Dream I (3:03)
b. Dream II (3:11)
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: 6:11

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

Claude Debussy: Feuilles mortes — Lent et mélancolique (Dead Leaves)
Préludes Books 1 & 2 — Haydée Schvartz
Mode Records/2020
piano: Haydée Schvartz; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, summer 2003; composition years: 1909-1913; total selections time: 4:12

Sylvia Smith: Poems I, II, III (S.S. Smith)
a. Poem I (0:53)
b. Poem II (1:03)
c. Poem III (0:51)
The Year Begins To Be Ripe (Smith, Cage, Erickson)
11 West Records/2008
recitation: Stuart Saunders Smith; brake drums: Sylvia Smith; recorded at UMBC, Baltimore; composer, texts: Stuart Saunders Smith; composition year: 1970; time: 3:45

Thomas DeLio: by parch reading
Selected Compositions III 1986-2017

Neuma Records/2019
(electroacoustic music, readers uncredited); text: P. Inman, “sam” (1995); composition year: 2016; time: 6:59

Warren Burt: selections from Poems of Rewi Alley
a. Old Men New Man (3:14)
b. The Way Ahead for Youth (2:53)
Poems of Rewi Alley
Sonic Gallery/2006
reader: John Britton; electronic musical setting: Warren Burt; texts: Rewi Alley; recorded at Move Records Studio, Melbourne Australia Asia Foundation, 2006; total excerpts time: 5:07

Connie Beckley: A Fish Against the Flow
The Aquarium — Sonic Meditations on Life in the City

Composers Recordings, Inc./1997 (orig. 1995)
voice, text, electronics: Connie Beckley; recorded in New York City, 1995; total selections time: 7:06

id m theft ablePurple Rain
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: 5:23

Amy Knoles: It’s Hot in Here
The Men in the Cities

voice, text, percussion, electronics: Amy Knoles; time: 7:25

Hour 3

Shelley Hirsch: Utanussa (For Uta)

Apollo Records/1987 (Bandcamp reissue/2020)
voice: Shelley Hirsch; percussion: David Simons; recorded at the Kunstverein, Stuttgart, West Germany, December 1985; time: 4:26

Amy Denio: Kiss My Chrysalis

Spoot Music/2021
voice, accordion, sound effects: Amy Denio; recorded at Spoot Studio, Seattle, 2021; time: 2:49

Guy Klucevsek and the Bantam Orchestra: Passage North — Prologue and Processional
Citrus, My Love

Starkland/2021 (orig. RecRec Music/1995)
accordion: Guy Klucevsek; violin: Mary Rowell; recorded at Baby Monster Studios, June 1992; time: 3:53

Tod Dockstader: Two Fragments from Apocalypse
a. First Fragment (3:05)
b. Second Fragment (3:00)
musique concrète (sound sources: spring, switch arcs, metal plate, electrical generator, bell-tree, piano, voice): Tod Dockstader; composition year: 1961; total time: 6:05

Ambrose Seddon: The Nowness of Everything
Espaces éphémères

empreintes DIGITALes/2021
(for stereo fixed media); realized at the composer’s studio and at the Electroacoustic Music Studios of City, University of London, 2009; premiered at the University of London, March 16, 2010; time: 13:11

Mei-Ling Lee: Giant Dipper
Music from SEAMUS Volume 30
(various artists)
New Focus Recordings/2021
(computer music for Gametrak game controller, custom software); data-driven instrument: Mei-Ling Lee; composition year: 2019; time: 9:46

Insook Choi: Lit (excerpt)
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 23
(various artists)
Centaur Records/1996
(for computer-generated sounds on tape); realized at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1992-1993; excerpt time: 6:00 (3:35-9:35 of 18:00)

— FIN —

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