Martian Gardens 1104

Martian Gardens Episode 1104
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
May 1, 2022
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Hour 1

Caroline Shaw/Sō Percussion:
selections from Let the Soil Play its Simple Part
a. Cast the Bells in Sand (4:45)
b. The Flood is Following Me (2:58)
Let the Soil Play its Simple Part
vocals: Caroline Shaw; percussion: Sō Percussion (Eric Cha-Beach; Adam Sliwinski, Jason Treuting, Josh Quillen); a. saxophone: Travis Laplante; lyrics: Josh Quillen; b. lyrics: Caroline Shaw, James Joyce (Ulysses); recorded at Guilford Sound, Guilford, Vermont; So Percussion’s studio; total time: 7:43

Paul Lansky: Interesting Numbers
Alphabet Book

Bridge Records/2002
computer music: Paul Lansky; reader: Hannah McKay; composition year: c. 2001; time: 6:37

Erik Lund: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
Experimental Music Studios 50th Anniversary (1958-2008)

School of Music, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign/2008
trumpet: James Bovinette; trombone: Erik Lund; piano: Drew Krause; double bass: Michael Cameron; percussion: David Collier; composition year: 1993; time: 8:31

Steven Mackey: Heavy Light
Heavy Light

New World Records/2004
electric guitar: Steven Mackey; MOSIAC (flute: Zizi Mueller; cello: Michael Fincekl; piano: Emma Tahmizian; percussion: Daniel Druckman); recorded at Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University; December 2003; composition year: 2001; selection time: 9:23

Arturo Parra: L’envers du temps [R. Normandeau]
Empreintes Digitales/2003
(for guitar and stereo fixed media); realized at Parra’s studio, Montreal, and Faculté Polytechnique, Université de Mons, Belgium, 1997-1999; composer: Robert Normandeau; guitar: Arturo Parra; acousmatic music: Robert Normandeau; premiered at Victoriaville, Quebec, May 15, 1998; time: 10:18

Cynthia Folio: Lilacs!
Robert Morris at 70 (various artists)
Compositions and Performances in Celebration
Open Space/2014
flute: Cynthia Folio; composition year: c. 2013; time: 2:54

Jean-Michel Damase: Rigaudon (from Sonate en Concert, Op. 17)
Aquarelles (various composers)
Bridge Records/2020
(for flute, piano, and cello ad libitum); flute: Bonita Boyd; cello: Steven Doane; piano: Barry Snyder; recorded at Hatch Recital Hall, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York, January 2017; composer: Jean-Michel Damase; composition year: 1952; time: 2:04

Hour 2

Craig Pepples: Batik
Open Space 51 (Hicks/Pepples)

Open Space/2022
synthesizers: Craig Pepples; software design: David Hicks; composition year: 1992; time: 5:32

Ganesh Anandan & Hans Reichel: In the Stillness
Self Made

Ambiances Magnetiques/2009
shruti stick, metallophone: Ganesh Anandan; daxophone: Hans Reichel; recorded by Hans Reichel, March 2008; time: 9:50

Bill Alves: Imbal-Imbalan

Spectral Harmonies/2008
The HMC American Gamelan; Harvey Mudd College; composition year: 2001; time: 8:39

Lou Harrison: Suite No. 1
a. Avalokiteshvara (2:20)
b. Music for Bill & Me (3:48)
c. Sonata in Am (3:07)
d. Tandy’s Tango (3:19)
e. Sonata in Ishartum (1:31)
Por Gitaro — Suites for Tuned Guitars
Mode Records/2008
guitars, National Steel Guitar: John Schneider; percussion: J.T. Troy, Gene Sterling (Just Strings group); recorded at Harrison House, Joshua Tree, California, July 5, 2004; composition years: 1972, 1992;  total time: 13:05

Ros Bandt: Ocean Bells
Soft & Fragile
Efficient Space/2022 (orig. Move Records/1983)
flagong and tape: Ros Bandt; recorded at the Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, November, 1982; time: 17:45

Hour 3

Annie Gosfield: EWA7, Movement 1
Rotation — The Rails to Furth — From Lever to Wheel: Revolution, Translations, Cylinders —
The Uniflow Principle — Friction

Flying Sparks and Heavy Machinery
keyboard sampler: Annie Gosfield, electronics: Ikue Mori; electric guitar: Roger Kleier; drums, percussion: Jim Pugliese, Sim Cain; pipes — transmission from a yellow pipe; mechanical firing of a yellow pipe; recorded at EWA7 industrial complex, Nuremberg, Germany; composition year: 1999; selection time: 19:07

David Liptak: selections from Constellations
a. Orion (5:46)
b. Canis Major and Canis Minor (2:40)
Innova Recordings/2019
piano: Eunmi Ko; recorded a Barness Hall, University of South Florida, Tampa; December 2017; composition year: 2010; selection time: 8:26

Daniel Pesca: Watercolors
a. A Pair of Cats (5:07)
b. In the Mountains (6:45)
Neuma Records/2021
piano: Daniel Pesca; recorded at Linehan Concert Hall, University of Maryland Baltimore County; October 2011; composition years: 2018-2020; total time: 11:52

Karl Kohn: Three Pieces for Flute and Piano
I. Allegro (2:05)
II. Largo (3:40)
III. Allegro vivace (2:01)
Complete Works for Flute
Bridge Records/2022
flute: Rachel Rudich; piano: Gayle Blankenburg; recorded at Mable Shaw Bridges Auditorium, Pomona College, Claremont, California; composition year: 1958; total time: 7:46

Charles Ives: Songs My Mother Taught Me
Charles Ives — Songs/Geroge Crumb — Apparition

Bridge Records/1987
mezzo-soprano: Jan DeGaetani; piano: Gilbert Kalish; text: Natalie McFarren; recorded autumn 1982; composition year: 1895; time: 2:25

— FIN —

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