Martian Gardens Episode 1099

Martian Gardens Episode 1099
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
March 13, 2022
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Hour 1

Karl Kohn: Soliloquy for Solo Flute
Encounters — Complete Works for Flute

Bridge Records/2022
flute: Rachel Rudich; recorded at Mabel Shaw Bridges Auditorium, Pomona College, Claremont, California; composition year: 2007; time: 9:22

Roger Reynolds: Ambages 
Three Circuitous Paths to the Music of Roger Reynolds

Neuma Records/2002
(for solo flute); flute: Rachel Rudich; recorded at June in Buffalo Festival, 2002; composition year: 1965; time: 8:11

Roger Reynolds: Rips (from Book II –Extensions)
Roger Reynolds at 85, Vol. 2 — Piano Etudes
Mode Records/2021
piano: Eric Huebner; recorded at Conrad Prebys Concert Hall, University of California San Diego, January 2021; composition years: 2016-2017; selection time: 10:46

Haruka Fujii: Eye on Genesis IV (J. Yuasa)
Ingredients (various composers)
New Focus Recordings/2013
piano: Eric Huebner; percussion: Haruka Fujii, Masao Yamashita, Keiko Nishikawa, Rika Fujii, Mtsuko Fujii; recorded Coppice Myoshi Concert Hall, Saitama, Japan; composer: Joji Yuasa; composition year: 2009; time: 111:12

Yuji Takahashi:
a. Asu mo zangai (Only wrecks tomorrow) (2:41)
b. Shiinto (Without sound) (2:41)
c. Bofura ni tsukamatte (Clinging to mosquito larvae) (3:12)
Open Space 43 — Pepples/Takahashi
Open Space/2020
baritone saxophone: Takashi Matsuidaira; serpent: Shimya Hashimoto; texts: Ayane Kawata; total time: 8:34

Hour 2

James Dashow: selections from Archimedes, Act 1
A Planetarium Opera
a. Scene IV — Mechanic’s Mime (4:36)
b. Scene IV — The Ship Moves (5:45)
c. Scene IV — Hieron’s Syracuse (8:13)
Neuma Records/2021
baritone: Michael Kelly as Archimedes; tenor: Martin Bakari as Marcellus; bass: Adrian Rosas as Hieron; soprano: Jennifer Zetlan as Demiurge; tenor: Brian Giebler as Demiurge; soprano: Jennifer Zetlan as Slave Girl 1; mezzo soprano: Toby Newman as Slave Girl 2; child: Madeleine Albus; voice of the Prime Mover: Philip Kerr; Flauti dolci (recorders): Antonio Politano; chorus: Nicholas Isherwood, Brian Giebler, Toby Newman, Adrian Rosas, James Wright, Jennifer Zetlan; libretto: Cary Plotkin, Ted Weiss; electronic music, concept: James Dashow; composition years: 2000-2008; total selections time: 18:34

Brian Belet: Still Harmless [BASS]ically
Sufficient Trouble

Compositions for Computer, Live Instruments, and Voice
Ravello Records/2017
(for Kyma interactive computer processing environment and electric bass); electric bass: Brian Belet; recorded at San Jose State University; composition year: 2000; time: 7:05

R. Weis: Requiem for a Paperweight (Chapters 3 & 4)
Installed Sound for Exhibitions
A mix of excerpts from five sound scores created for gallery/museum exhibitions
Wormhole World Bandcamp/2022
sound collage: R. Weis; music for installation of Arthur Tress photographs inspired by the stereotype of a Japanese salaryman; University Art Museum, University of California Long Beach, 1994; time: 2:15

Tom Dissevelt/Kid Baltan: Sonik Re-entry
Electronic Toys 2
(various artists)
A retrospective of early synthesizer music
Q. D. K. Records/1999
synthesizers, electronics: Tom Dissevelt, Kid Baltan; time: 2:34

Frank Zappa: Mount St. Mary’s Concert Excerpt
The Lost Episodes

Pick-Up College Orchestra, conductor: Frank Zappa; recorded at Mount St. Mary’s College, Los Angeles, 1963; time: 2:38

TriAngular Bent: Set 2
TriAngular Bent

TriAngular Bent Records/2016
computer and electronics: Don Preston, Philip Mantione; bent circuits: Jeff Boynton; time: 8:06

Elsa Justel: Purzelbäume (Somersaults)
empreintes DIGITALes/2019
(stereo fixed medium); realized at the composer’s studio, Paris, 2002-2003; premiered at the MaerzMusik, Sonic Arts Lounge, Berlin, March 23, 2003; time: 4:49

Hour 3

Malcolm Goldstein: Haiku Sounding
Because a circle is not enough — Music for Bowed Strong Instruments
New World Records/2022
violin: Malcolm Goldstein; cello: Emilie Girard-Charest; recorded at Studio Hotel2Tango, Montreal, August 2021; time: 9:15

Joseph Celli: A Summoning of Focus (M. Goldstein)
Organic Oboe
O.O. Discs/1991 (orig. 1978)
oboe: Joseph Celli; composer: Malcolm Goldstein; composition year: 1977 (for J. Celli); time: 11:01

Mathew Adkins: Pagan Circus
Fragmented Visions

MPS Music & Video/2002
electroacoustic music: Mathew Adkins; based on the poem Pagan Circus by Rose Dodd, and the paintings of František Tichý; composition years: 1996-1997; time: 14:25

Thomas DiMuzio: Cold Fusion Off Broadway

electronics: Thomas DiMuzio; recorded in New York City, March 21, 2001; time: 4:12

Thomas DiMuzio: Trouble in Mind
Sculpting the Electric — The Gas

Thomas DiMuzio’s Bandcamp/2022
Buchla modular synthesizers: Thomas DiMuzio; time: 9:20

Charles Dodge: selections from The Story of Our Lives
II. We are reading the story of our lives (2:49)
III. This morning I woke and believed (1:57)
Synthesized Voices
Composer’s Recordings, Inc./1976
speech synthesis: Charles Dodge; realized at Columbia University Center for Computing Activities and Nevis Laboratories; composition year: 1976; total selections time: 4:47

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