Martian Gardens Episode 1085

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Martian Gardens Episode 1085
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
November 14, 2021
Contact Max Shea: martiangardensmax@gmail.com 
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Hour 1

SINGLE PLAY
George Crumb: selections from Metamorphoses (Book I)
Ten Fantasy-Pieces (after celebrated paintings) for amplified piano
a. Black Prince (Paul Klee) (5:07)
b. Goldfish (Paul Klee) (2:48)
c. Crows Over the Wheatfield (Van Gogh) (4:30)
d. The Fiddler (Marc Chagall) (3:34)
Complete Crumb Edition Vol. 20Metamorphoses, Books I & II
Bridge Records/2021
piano: Marcantonio Barone; recorded at Lang Concert Hall, Swarthmore College, October 2019; composition years: 2015-2017; total selections time: 16:00

SINGLE PLAY
David Hicks: Penumbrae (for Mario Davidovsky)
I. 2:50
II. 2:54
III. 3:04
IV. 3:29
V. 5:49
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 time: 18:08

SINGLE PLAY
Roger Reynolds: selections from Piano Etudes Book II — Extensions)
a. Migration (8:22)
b. Field (4:54)
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: 2016-2017; selection time: 8:22

Hour 2

SINGLE PLAY
Christian Wolff: Out of Kilter (String Quartet 5)
a. Out of Kilter 1 (3:05)
b. Out of Kilter 2 (1:07)
c. Out of Kilter 3 (1:09)
d. Out of Kilter 4 (1:22)
e. Out of Kilter 5 (0:37)
f. Out of Kilter 6 (2:03)
g. Out of Kilter 7 (3:33)
h. Out of Kilter 8 (2:45)
i. Out of Kilter 9 (3:07)
3 String Quartets
New World Records/2021
Quatuor Bozzini (violins: Clemens Merkel, Alissa Cheung; viola: Stéphanie Bozzini; cello: Isabelle Bozzini); recorded at Église St-Joseph de Rivière-Des-Prairies, Montreal, February 2021; composition year: 2019; time: 18:48

SET ONE
Quatuor Bozzini: selections from Memento (A. Clementi)
a. Satz (2:07)
b. Satz 2 (9:03)
Aldo Clementi — Memento
Ambiances Magnetiques/2016
Quatuor Bozzini (violins: Clemens Merkel, Erik Carlson; viola: Stephanie Bozzini; cello: Isabelle Bozzini); recorded at Sendesaal, Bremen, fall 2014; composer: Aldo Clementi; composition years: a. 1998, b. 2001; total selections time: 11:10

Jennifer Higdon: Celestial Blue (from Dance Card)
Project W (various composers)
Works by Diverse Women Composers
Çedille Records/2019
Chicago Sinfonietta, conductor: Mei-Ann Chen; recorded March 2018, Wentz Hall, Napierville, Illinois; composition year: 2015; selection time: 7:55

SINGLE PLAY
Walter Zimmermann: Distentio
Schatteen der Ideen
Mode Records/2003
Ensemble recherche (flute: Martin Fahlenbock, oboe: Jacqualine Burk, clarinet: Uwe Mockel, violin: Melise Mellinger, viola: Barbara Maurer, cello: Lucas Fells); recorded at Hans Rosbaud Studio, Baden Baden, Germany, 1998-199; composition year: 1992; time: 11:37

Hour 3

SET TWO
Mark Kirschenmann: Long Walk
Cybersonic Outreach
8 comprovisations for processed trumpet in electronic environments
New Focus Recordings/2021
trumpet, pedals, plugins: Mark Kirschenmann; recorded at the composer’s home studio, Ann Arbor, during the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020; time: 8:49

Peter Zummo and Tom Hamilton: Rachel Tension
Slybersonic Tromosome
Tom Hamilton’s Bandcamp/2021 (orig. Penumbra Music/1999)
trombone, valve trombone, didjeridu, irrigation hose, mouthpiece extender, superfunnel, beat thing (sic.): Peter Zummo; synthesizer, electronics, beat thing (sic.); time: 9:54

SET THREE
Caroline Louise Miller: Subsong
Music from SEAMUS Volume 28 (various artists)
New Focus Recordings/2020
electroacoustics, field recordings: Caroline Louise Miller; composition year: 2017; time: 6:56

Francis Dhomont: Perpetuum mobile (Pluies fantômes)
Images nomades

empreintes DIGITALes/2020
(8 channels of fixed media); realized at the composer’s studio, Avignon, France, 2019; premiered at the L’Espace du son festival, Marni Theater, Brussels, December 11, 2019; time: 15:05

SET FOUR
Insook Choi: The Frog in a Machine
Electro Acoustic Volume VI
(various artists)
Neuma Records/1999
music composed with Chua‘s Circuit; composition year: 1997; time: 9:52

selections from The Frog Peak Collaborations Project*
a. Herbert Brün: Untitled (1:10)
b. Larry Polansky: Chris Choir (1:08)
c. Eric Lyon: Conversations I — A Micro-Oratorio (1:10)
The Frog Peak Collaborations Project (various artists)
Frog Peak/1998
contribution dates: a. 5/15/97; b. 7/15/97; c. 10/08/97;
*composer-contributed pieces based on a 66-second soundfile of a text by Chris Mann; contribution period: September 11, 1996 — December 1, 1997; curator: Larry Polansky


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