Martian Gardens Episode 1090

Martian Gardens Episode 1090
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
January 1, 2022
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Hour 1

Benjamin Boretz: A Question, A Rose
Open Space 42 — Boretz/Pepples

Open Space/2020
violin: Scot Moore; recorded at Oktaven Audio, composition year: 2018; time: 7:39

Heiner Goebbels: selections from Eislermaterial
a. Anmut sparet nicht noch Mühe (Children’s Hymn) (7:02)
b. Andante — Aus: Suite für Septett Nr. 1 (2:01)
ECM New Series/2002
(for countertenor and orchestra); text: Bertolt Brecht; composer: Hanns Eisler; composition years: a. 1940/b. 1941 countertenor: Josef Bierbichler; Ensemble Modern, conductor: Max Federhofer; recorded at Hebbel-Theater, Berlin, October 1998; time: 9:03

Christian Wolff: Exercises Out of Songs 2*
String Quartet Exercises Out of Songs, mvt. 2
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 years: 1974-1975; time: 9:30
*based on Hanns Eisler’s Comintern Song

Walter Zimmermann: Ephemer
Lokale Musik (1977-1981)
Mode Records/2019
violin: Yulia Kopylova; cello: Reynard Rott; piano: Yun Qi Wong; recorded in Hannover, Germany, June 19, 2010; composition year: 1981; time: 14:25

Jeff Herriott: Luminous Stones
The Stone Tapestry

New Focus Recordings/2017
Third Coast Percussion (David Skidmore, Robert Dillon, Peter Martin, Sean Connors); recorded at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb; composition year: 2014; total selections time: 6:00

Hour 2

Michael Byron: Dragon Rite
Fabric for String Noise

Cold Blue Music/2019
double bass: James Bergman; recorded at Architecture Studio, Los Angeles, summer 2018; composition year: 1973; time: 8:01

Ros Bandt: selections from Medusa Dreaming
a. Ode to Emperor Justinianus (5:02)
b. Frozen Locks, Athena’s Curse (4:03)
Medusa Dreaming
Neuma Records/2021
Ros Bandt and The Medusa Ensemble: Erdem Helvacıoğlu, Natalia Mann, İzzet Kızıl; a. for electric guitarviol, live processing, and percussion; b. for stretched slide whistles and percussion, international words for turned into stone; recorded live by TRT Turkish Radio in the Yerebatan Sarnici (Basilica Cistern), May 8, 2010

Tom Hamilton and Bruce Eisenbeil: Shadow Machine
Shadow Machine

Pogus Productions/2009
electric guitar: Bruce Eisenbeil; Nord modular synthesizer: Tom Hamilton; recorded at the Pickle Factory, New York City, 2008; time: 3:45

Jin Hi Kim: Dragon Bond Rite
Jin Hi Kim’s Sound Universe

Living Tones/2009
Korean janggo: Choi Jong-Sil; Japanese otsuzumi: Shonosuke Okura; Indonesian kendang: I Gede Winartha Puto, Indian: mizhavu: Unikrishna Numbiar; commissioned by the Japan Society (New York City), 1997; time: 7:17

Bill Alves: The Question Mark’s Black Ink
The Terrain of Possibilities — Computer Music by Bill Alves

Electronic Music Foundation/1997
piano: Vicki Ray; percussion: Mark Nicolay; electronic tape: Bill Alves; composition year: 1986; time: 16:39

Arthur Jarvinen: Edible Black Ink
Edible Black Ink & The California Ear Unit
O.O. Discs/1996
electric guitar: Peter Zaferes; recorded at TRAX, Hollywood, May, 1991; time: 1:15

Part of Life
Open Space/2021
cassettes, processing: Mark So, Manfred Werder; time: 5:00

Hour 3

Pierre Alexandre Tremblay: Newsfeed
Quatre poèmes

empreintes DIGITALes/2021
(5.1 channels fixed media); realized at the composer’s studio, Huddersfield, UK, premiered at the Dialogues Festival, Edinburgh College of Art, July 8, 2021; time: 24:25

Bernard Parmegiani: Strio
Stries — For 3 Synthesizers and Tape

Mode Records/2021
synthesizers: Collette Broeckaert, Sebastian Berweck; Martin Lorenz; recorded at Hertz-Lab ZKM, Center for Arts and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany; composition year: 1980; time: 7:31

John White: 16th Symphony
Electric Music

Music composed and performed in London, 1980 — 1995
ANTS Records/2021
cassettes restored and remastered by Andrea Rocca at Baby Microbe Studios, London, 2019-2020; time: 14:31

— FIN —



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