Martian Gardens Episode 1101

Martian Gardens Episode 1101
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
April 3, 2022
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Hour 1

Johanna Beyer: Sonata for B♭ Clarinet and Piano
I. Allegro (3:01)
II. Adagio (4:28)
III. Allegretto (2:10)
IV. Lento (2:34)
Music for Woodwinds
New World Records/2022
members of the Arizona Wind Quintet (piano: David Linder; clarinet: Jackie Glazier); Music for Woodwinds recorded at Haskell Recording Studio, Fred Fox School of Music, University of Arizona, Tucson, 2020-2021; composition year: 1936; total time: 12:13

Ursula Mamlok: Kontraste
I. Humoresque (0:41)
II. Largo e Mesto (2:46)
The Music of Ursula Mamlok Volume Three
Bridge Records/2011
oboe: Heinz Holliger; harp: Ursula Holliger; recorded at Radio Zurich, Switzerland, February 12, 2011; composition years: 2009, 2010; total time: 3:30

Giacinto Scelsi: Rucke di Guck
a. Part 1 (2:28)
b. Part 2 (3:00)
c. Part 3 (3:37)
Music for High Winds — The Scelsi Edition, Volume 3
Mode Records/2002
piccolo: Clara Novakova; oboe: Cathy Milliken; recorded in Chatillon, France; composition year:1957; total time: 9:05

Mara Helmuth: From O*
(various artists)
Open Space/2016
(for two cellos and electronic filtration); cellos: Leah Plave, Peter Phelan; composition year: 2013; time: 12:42
*inspired by Benjamin Boretz’s “O” for piano (2001)

Werner Durand: Schwingungsknoten
Schwingende Luftsäulen

ANTS Records/2017
pan-ney, processing: Werner Durand; recorded in Berlin, Germany, 2016-2017; time: 3:08

Nick Vasallo: Ein Sof
Neuma Records/2022
University of the Pacific Symphony Orchestra, Nicolas Waldvogel, conductor; recorded at the First Congregational Church of Berkeley, Berkeley, California, November 17, 2015; composition year: 2015; time: 7:25

Hour 2

Jon Rose: selections from Bagni di Dolabella
a. Introduction by one bored baths guide (2:37)
b. Bath Technology (1:38)
The Fence
ReR Megacorp/1998
The Orchestra of Ancient Guts, conductor: Dr. Johannes Rosenberg; voice: Vinetta Paraldi; recorded at RAI Studios, Rome, September 1993; time: 4:15

Stephanie Lamprea & William Bond:
a. Bathing (L. Corin) (0:56)
b. Bathing (W. Lu) (3:25)
Quaking Aspen (various composers)
New Focus Recordings/2022
a. spoken word: William Bond (text: Lucy Corin); b. soprano: Stephanie Lamprea (composer: Wang Lu; text: Lucy Corin); recorded at The Record Co., Boston, June — July, 2021; composition year: 2020; total time: 4:21

Alice Shields: Apocalypse Song
Apocalypse — An Electronic Opera

Composer’s Recordings, Inc./1993
voice, keyboards, synthesizers, text: Alice Shields; composition years: 1990-1993; recorded at Quality Studios and the Columbia University Electronic Music Center, New York City, 1993; time: 2:51

R. Weis: Requiem for a Paperweight (Chapters 5 & 6)
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: 3:05

Philip Perkins: Domestic Water
Yeah Machine

Live performances using recorded, made, found, purchased, and stolen sounds, 2016-2019
Artifact Recordings/2019
all sounds: Philip Perkins; total selections time: 3:29

David Hahn: Apocalypse Cow
Apocalypse Cow/Chernobyl

Fin Records/2011
sampling (Bush, Rumsfeld, aircraft, bombs, cows, pornografische Klänge): David Hahn; composition year: 2010; time: 1:39

idm theft able: Of Mustard Spit, of Oceans Drooled
My Entire Reproductive System Has Been Replaced by a Slide Projector
idm theft able’s Bandcamp/2020
noises, samples, processing: idm theft able; time: 7:52

J.K. Randall: It is to be learned – /This leaving and this burning*
Robert Morris at 70 (various artists)
Compositions and Performances in Celebration
Open Space/2014
MIDI electronics: J.K. Randall; title texts: Hart Crane; time: 4:07
*from BOBFEST — Exs. D 4 & 5

Malcolm Goldstein: because a circle is not enough
Because a circle is not enough — Music for Bowed Strong Instruments
New World Records/2022
violin: Malcolm Goldstein; recorded at Studio Hotel2Tango, Montreal, August 2021; time: 7:05

Malcolm Goldstein: Spring
The Seasons: Vermont
XI Records/1998
double bass: Robert Black; wood flutes, electric guitar, percussion: Mark Steven Woods; oboe, English horn, ocarina: Joseph Celli; violin: Malcolm Goldstein; saxophones, vibraphones: Tom Guralnick; vibraphone, percussion: Brian Johnson; vocalizing, accordion: Kenneth Karpowicz; recorded at Real Art Ways, Hartford, February 26, 1983; composition year: 1980-1982; time: 7:31

Hour 3

Agnese Toniutti: C.A.G.E, fingering for piano (T. Dun)
Subtle Matters
Neuma Records/2021
piano: Agnese Toniutti; recorded in Italy, Spring 2020; composer: Tan Dun; composition year: 1994; time: 10:43

John Cage: Triple-Paced
a. 1:07
b. 1:01
c. 0:43
d. 2:04
The Works for Piano 4 (John Cage Edition Vol. 25)
Mode Records/2002
piano, prepared piano: Margaret Leng Tan; recorded at Crowell Concert Hall, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut; August 5-6, 2001; composition years: 1943 (a,b,c), 1944 (d); total time: 4:55

John Cage: selections from Sonatas and Interludes
a. Sonata No. 6 (2:16)
b. Sonata No. 7 (2:23)
Sonatas and Interludes
Bridge Records/1998
prepared piano: Aleck Karis; recorded at the Sommer Center, Concordia College, Bronxville, New York, January 12-3, 1997; composition years: 1946-1948; total selections time: 4:39

Heather Stebbins: Things That Follow
Music from SEAMUS 21 (various artists)
New Focus Recordings/2021 (orig. SEAMUS/2012)
(for electronics and percussion); percussion: Adam Vidiksis; composition year: 2018; time: 8:09

Robert Normandeau: L’engloutissement (The Engulfment)

empreintes DIGITALes/2021
(multichannel fixed media); realized at the Centro Mexicano para la Música y Artes Sonoras (CMMAS); Morelia, Mexico; Laboratorio ARcis Informatica Musical (LAIM), Santiago, Chile, 2013; finalized at the composer’s studio, Montreal, 2017; premiered at the L’Espace du son festival at Théâtre Marni in Brussels ; time: 16:25

Ofer Pelz: Blanc sur Blanc — Epilogue

New Focus Recordings/2021
(for flute, clarinet, prepared piano, and amplified string quartet); Meitar Ensemble and Quatuor Ardeo, conductor: Renaud Déjardin; prepared piano: Amit Dolberg; recorded at the Art en Résonance Festival, Paris, November 26, 2011; mixed at Studio Sophronik, Montreal, 2021; composition year: 2011; time: 5:15

John Baker: P.M.
BBC Radiophonic Workshop — A Retrospective (various artists)
BBC Music/2008
electronics: John Baker; theme for the BBC’s evening magazine program; composition year: 1970; time: 0:15

— FIN —

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