Martian Gardens Episode 1088

Martian Gardens Episode 1088
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
December 12, 2021
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Hour 1

Jerome Kitzke: Bringing Roses With Her Words
The Redness of Blood
New World Records/2021
piano, spoken voice, singing voice, whistling, percussion: Lisa Moore; recorded at Firehouse 12, New Haven, Connecticut, January 31, 2013; composition year: 2009; time: 11:55

Haruka Fujii: Snood the Poultroon (C. Schimmel)
Ingredients (various composers)
New Focus Recordings/2013
percussion: Haruka Fuiji; kazoo: Jonathan Hammill; recorded at Coppice Myoshi Concert Hall, Saitama, Japan; composer: Carl Schimmel; composition year: 2009; time: 111:12

Meredith Monk: selections from Songs of Ascension
a. Autumn Variation 2:48
b. Ledge Dance (1:50)
c. Traces (1:20)
d. Respite (5:56)
Songs of Ascension
ECM New Series/2011
violin: Todd Reynolds; violin: Courtney Orlando; viola: Nadia Sirota; cello: Ha-Yang Kim; alto saxophone, ceramic saxophone: Bohdan Hilash; percussion: John Hollenbeck; The M6 singers; Montclair State University Singers; voices: Allison Sniffin, Katie Geissinger; Meredith Monk, Bruce Rameker; Ching Gonzalez; shruti boxes: Sniffin, Geissinger; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, November 2009; total selections time: 11:50

Todd Reynolds: The End of an Orange (P. Matthusen)
Outerborough (various composer)
Innova Recordings/2011
violin, voice, live electronics: Todd Reynolds; text: Abi Basch; composer: Paula Matthusen; composition years: 2009-2010; time: 7:25

Liza Stepanova: Symphony in Blue (K. Ince)
E Pluribus Unum (various composers)
Navona Records/2020
piano: Eliza Stepanova; recorded at Ramsey Concert Hall, University of Georgia Performing Arts Center, Athens, Georgia; 2019-2020; composer: Kamran Ince; composition year: 2012; time: 12:45

Hour 2

David Starobin: Sonata No. 4 (W. Bland)
I. Allegro Moderato (4:04)
II. Cantibile, Lento Moderato (2:33)
III. Cantibile & Cadenza (3:48)
IV. Blues (3:27)
New Music With Guitar, Vol. 12 (various composers)
Bridge Records/2019
guitar: David Starobin; piano: Yun Hao; recorded at New Rochelle Studios, May 2018; composer: William Bland; composition year: 2016; total time: 13:52

Gerald Eckert: Absence — traces éloignées
Mode Records/2020
(for four piccolos and two percussionists); Ensemble Reflexion K (piccolos: Beatrix Wagner; Rebecca Lenton, percussions: Johannes Fischer), conductor: Gerald Eckert; recrorded at St. Nicolaikirche,  Eckernförde, Germany, November 9, 2017; composition year: 2007; time: 12:04

Charles Hamm: Round
Kenneth Gaburo Conducts New Music Choral Ensemble (various composers)
Neuma Records/2021
NMCE recorded at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, 1967; composition year: 1967; time: 5:05

Charlie Morrow: Windsong

XI Records/2011
ambient arctic sounds: Charlie Morrow; composition year: 1997; time: 3:28

Paul Lansky: Composition Project for Seniors
JKR Pass 3 (various artists)
Music for Jim Randall’s 75th birthday by his friends
Open Space/2007
computer music; composition year: 2005; time: 8:57

Philip Perkins: pno girl 2
It Gets the Corners — Still alive in the studio 2014-16

Fun Music/2016
found sounds, fixed media: Philip Perkins; recorded in the composer’s studio, San Francisco; time: 3:16

R. Weis: Sky Palace Ritual
Web of Illusion

R. Weis/1998
samples and sampler: Robert Weis; recorded at the composer’s studio, Pittsburgh, time: 2:19

Hour 3

Roger Kleier: We Speak of Deep Autumn
Deep Night, Deep Autumn

electric guitar: Roger Kleier; keyboards: Annie Gosfield; composition year: 1998; time: 7:13

Robert Scott Thompson: Rock Garden

Aucourant Records/2015
computer music: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at the composer’s studio, Roswell, Georgia, 2015; total time: 6:29

Roxanne Turcotte: selections from Les oiseaux de Nias
a. Murmurations (mobilisation) (7:06)
b. La résistance (révolution) (10:44)
empreintes DIGITALes/2021
(for 5 wind instruments, 25 birdcalls, 31 channels fixed media); birdcalls, ocarinas, shakuhachi, sulings, processing: Michel Dubeau; birdcalls, percussion: Julien Grégoire; birdcalls, flute, piccolo, didgeridoo: Claire Marchand; birdcalls, bassoon, Tayau long, processing: Sonia Paço-Rocchia; birdcalls, piccolo, sulings: Guy Pelletier; game calls: Serge Arcuri, Marie Anne Bérard, Elisabeth Cathy, Alain Chartier; Ana Dall’Ara-Majek, Martin Doyon, Chantal Dumas, Dustin Finer, Odile Gruet, Mark Hyland, Alain Lalonde, Julie-Ann Lepage, Chantal Levert, Jiaxin, Isabelle Paradis, Marie Pelletier; Simon-Émile Pelletier, Hélène Perrault, Estelle Schorpp, Arthur Turcotte, Chantal Turcotte, Élise Turcotte, Roxanne Turcotte, Bin Zhang; guitar-game call: Martin Doyon; recorded at Turcotte’s Studio Séducson, Montreal, 2017-19, revised 2020; premiered at at the concert D’un espace à l’autre presented at the Satosphère of the Société des arts technologiques (SAT), part of the Montréal / Nouvelles musiques (MNM) festival, February 26, 2019; selection time: 17:50

Natasha Barrett: Subliminal Throwback, track 3
Subliminal Throwback — Reveals the Living Sound

Natasha Barrett’s Bandcamp/2021
installation for amphitheater, Oslo, Norway (onsite recording extract, beam forming speaker, binaural sound); time: 15:27

Karin Senff: XRF
Deep Wireless 9
(various artists)
New Adventures in Sound Art/2013
computer music, sound source: X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometer; time: 4:49

— FIN —

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