Martian Gardens Episode 1098

Martian Gardens Episode 1098
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
March 6, 2022
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Hour 1

Benjamin Boretz: Coltrane Hendrix Mahler (2nd 1/2)
Music/ /Consciousness/ /Gender (Open Space 49)
Open Space/2022
notes in sequence — John Coltrane (Expression)/Jimi Hendrix (Purple Haze): fragments recontextualized by Benjamin Boretz (December 1994); don’t be so polite…(Jill Boerner & Benjamin Boretz, February 1982); TEXT OF A WITNESSING (Benjamin Boretz, September, 1988) reading: Gavin Russom; Mahler, Symphony V, Adagietto (The Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor: Seiji Ozawa); excerpt time: 12:00

Somei Satoh: Burning Meditation
From the Depth of Silence

Mode Records/2004
baritone: Thomas Buckner; The Janáček Philharmonic, conductor: Petr Kotik; recorded at Philharmonic Hall, Ostrava, Czech Republic, May 7, 2003; text: Kazuko Shiraishi; composition year: 1993; time: 12:11

Robert Kyr: Santa Fe Vespers
I. Heaven Hear My Words (3:15)
II. Hail, Star of the Sea (2:55)
III. Seraphim (4:25)
In Praise of Music
Bridge Records/2021
Antioch Chamber Ensemble, conductor: Joshua Copeland; recorded at Lenfest Center for the Arts; Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, November 2018; texts: I. Psalm 113, II. Luke 1:46-55, III. Isiah 6:3, John 5:7; (Biblical texts selected from Monteverdi’s Vespers for the Blessed Virgin, the composer’s inspiration); composition year: 2010; total time: 10:35

Jack Beeson: In Praise of Singing
In Praise of Singing

Albany Records/2009
Gregg Smith Singers, conductor: Gregg Smith (voices: Martha Sullivan, Mary Elizabeth Poore, Kristen Sollek-Avella, Gregory Davidson, Frank Haggard); composition year: 2001; time: 6:38

Quince Ensemble: selections from Love Fail (D. Lang)
a. as love grows stronger (5:48)
b. break #2 (0:17)
c. the outing (1:42)
d. i live in pain (3:49)
David Lang — Love Fail
Innova Recordings/2020
Quince Ensemble (soprano, glockenspiel: Amanda DeBoer Bartlett; mezzo-soprano, conch shell, concert ball drum: Kayleigh Butcher; soprano, ratchet, woodblock: Liz Pearse; soprano, sizzle cymbal: Carrie Henneman Shaw); recorded at Wild Sound Studio, Minneapolis, summer 2019; composer: David Lang; composition year: 2012; texts: David Lang (after Lydia Davis, Marie de France, Gottfried von Strassburg, Béroul, Thomas of Britain and Richard Wagner); total selections time: 10:04

Hour 2

PAN Project: Kangwong
PAN Project

Neuma Records/2021
piri: Gamin; shakuhachi: Ned Rothenberg; erhu: Ying Chieh; guqin: Jeff Roerts; janggu: Woonjung Sim; Pan Project recorded at Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 2019; studioLOG, Seoul, South Korea, June 10, 2021; engineering: Jacob’s Well, West Lebanon, New Hampshire, littlelife music, New York City; time: 7:54

Joseph Celli & Jin Hi Kim: April One
No World (Trio) Improvisations

O.O. Discs/1992
voice: Shelley Hirsch; electric komungo: Jin Hi Kim; reeds, piri: Joseph Celli; recorded at Coyote Studios, Brooklyn, 1991; time: 10:55

Jerome Kitzke: There is a Field
1.,2. Look Down Fair Moon
3. Peace
4. Reconciliation
5. You
6. There is a Field
7. Peace
8. A Clear Night
9. I
The Redness of Blood
New World Records/2021
piano, spoken word, vocals, whistling, percussion: Sarah Cahill; recorded at Firehouse 12, New Haven, Connecticut; April 24, 2014; texts: Walt Whitman, Rumi; composition year: 2008; time: 17:27

Denis Smalley: Ringing Down the Sun
Vues Spectrales

empreintes DIGITALes/2021
(fixed media, 6 channels); realized at the Dansk Institut for Elecktronisk Musik (DIEM), Aarhus, Denmark; the composer’s studio, London, 2001-2002; premiered at MIX.02 Festival, Auktionsscenen, Aarhus, Denmark, June 13, 2002; time: 14:39

Hour 3

Du Yun: dreams-bend
Dinosaur Scar

New Focus Recordings/2018
International Contemporary Ensemble, narrator, text: Du Yun, recorded at Sweeney Concert Hall, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 2009; composition year: 2007; time: 3:09

Tom Chiu: BABIP
The LIVE One
XI Records/2021
violin, effects: Tom Chiu; recorded at the Roulette Intermedium, New York City, December 12, 2008; time: 6:38

Adam Roberts: Diptych
I. Part I (5:41)
II. Part II (9:28)
Bell Threads
New Focus Recordings/2021
andPlay (violin: Maya Bennardo; viola: Hannah Levinson); composition year: 2019; Bell Threads music recorded at Oktaven Audio, Mt. Vernon, New York, September 26, 2020 — April 2, 2021; total time: 15:09

Malcolm Goldstein: selections
because a circle is not enough: music for bowed string instruments
a. For the left hand alone (3:38)
b. Extraordinarily variable, this source (7:03)
Because a circle is not enough
New World Records/2022
a. cello: Emilie Girard-Charest; b. violin: Malcolm Goldstein; recorded at Studio Hotel2Tango, Montreal, August 2021; total selections time: 10:41

Malcolm Goldstein: Scuttling a space of time, slowly
Soweto Stomp

Mode Records/2016
The Ratchet Orchestra (double bass: Nicolas Caloia; violin: Joshua Zubot; violin: Guido Del Fabbro; viola: Jean Réne; clarinets: Lori Freedman; flute, alto saxophone: Jean Derome; alto saxophone: Yves Charuest; tenor saxophone: Damian Nisenson; baritone saxphone: Jason Sharp; trumpet: Elwood Epps; trombone: Scott Thomson; guitar: Chris Burns; piano: Guillaume Dostaler; drums: Isaiah Ceccerelli; percussion: Ken Doolittle), violin, director: Malcolm Goldstein; recorded at Studio Hotel2Tango, Montreal, February 2015; composition year: 2014; time: 9:47

Jennifer Koh: selections from For Violin Alone (J. Harbison)
a. Ground (3:40)
b. Dance I (1:59)
Bach and Beyond (various composers)
Çedille Records/2019
violin: Jennifer Koh; recorded at the Concert Hall of the Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, Purchase, New York; composer: John Harbison; composition year: 2019 (for Jennifer Koh); total selections time: 5:39

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