Martian Gardens Episode 1105

Martian Gardens Episode 110
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
May 8, 2022
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Hour 1

Aznavoorian Duo: Sonata for Cello and Piano (A. Terterian)
I. Andante (9:19)
II. Adagio (6:08)
III. Presto (5:06)
Gems from Armenia (various composers)
Çedille Records/2022
cello: Ani Anzavoorian; piano: Marta Aznavoorian; recorded at the Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago, August 2021; composer Avet Terterian; composition year: 1955; time: 20:41

Stephen Jaffe: String Quartet No. 2 (Aeolian and Sylvan Figures)
a. Aeolian and Sylvan Figures, in a Dance (5:18)
b. Muted Interlude (2:16)
c. Scherzino Chickadee (2:04)
d. Homage to the Breath (Syrinx) (4:43)
e. Push Me, Pull You (5:41)
The Music of Stephen Jaffe, Volume 4
Bridge Records/2022
Borromeo String Quartet (violins: Nicholas Kitchen, Kristopher Tong; viola: Mai Motobuchi; cello: Yeesun Kim); recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, September 23, 2012; composition year: 2005; time: 20:03

Adrienne Albert: Courage (for Winds)
Prisma 4 (various artists)
Navona Records/2020
West Point Band, conductor: Lt. Col. Tod Addison; recorded at Eisenhower Hall Theater, West Point, New York, March 16, 2019; composition year: 2009; time: 4:53

Stephen Lucky Mosko: Native Songs and Dances (from Indigenous Music II)
Indigenous Music

O.O. Discs/1998
The California Ear Unit, conductor: Stephen Mosko; recorded at Mad Hatter Studios and the California Institute of the Arts; Autumn 1997; composition year: 1984; time: 7:16

Hour 2

Sorrel Hays: Exploitation
Voicings — For Tape/Soprano/Piano
voice, tape processing: Sorrel Hays; time: 4:04
*released under the name Doris Hays

Morton Feldman: Whisper
Three Voices for Joan La Barbara
New Albion Records/1989
voices: Joan La Barbara; text: Frank O’Hara (Wind, 1957), recorded in Los Angeles; composition year: 1982; time: 2:24

David Mahler: Cup of Coffee
The Voice of the Poet — Works on Tape 1972-1986

Artifact Recordings/1997
voice sample: Jamie Holland; recorded at Cornish and Soundwork Studio; composition year: 1980; time: 7:07

R. Weis: noitatu MovE oveR — nodule 3
Installed Sound for Exhibitions
A mix of excerpts from five sound scores created for gallery/museum exhibitions
Wormhole World Bandcamp/2022
sounds: R. Weis; premiered at the Pittsburgh Filmmaker Galleries, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2007; selection time: 3:00

Severed Heads: Pie, Shepard, Family
Haul Ass!

electronic music: Tom Ellard; time: 2:01

Justin Breame: Counting Time
60 x 60 2004-2005 (various artists)
Vox Novus/2006
filtered voices collage: Justin Breame; composition year: 2004; time: 1:00

Anthony Gatto: Wise Blood Scene 2 — Sabbath Lily tells a story
Wise Blood

New Focus Recordings/2020
Jason Paul Andrews as Enoch Emery; Martin Bakari as Hazel Motes; Holly Hansen as Sabbath Lily Hawks; Michael Sommers as the potato-peeling machine hawker; Brian Major as Asa Hawks; The Adam Meckler Orchestra, conductor: David Bloom (trumpets, flugelhorns: Adam Meckler, Tom Krochock, cameron Kinghorn; trombone: Nick Syman; bass trombone: Jenn Werner; euphonium: Eric Ebeling; tuba: Nelson Devereaux; alto saxophone, soprano saxophone: David Hirsch; alto saxophone: Gus Sandberg; tenor saxophone: Angela Hirsch; baritone saxophone and piccolo: Kameron Markworth; bass: Steven Hobert; piano and accordion: Erik Barsness; percussion: Reid Kruger); libretto adapted from Flannery O’Connor’s Wise Blood; recorded in Minneapolis; composition year: 2015; selection time: 1:40

Angela Davis: Street Interviews
Angela Davis Speaks

interviewees asked about the trial of Angela Davis, 1971-1972; time: 2:26

Andrew Conklin: selections from Field Reports
a. Field Reports IV — Why Don’t You Write a Letter Home? (3:28)
b. Field Reports V/Field Reports VI — Old Dan Tucker/Andrew Batan (6:45)
Field Reports
New Focus Recordings/2019
voices: Lynn Kiang, Valerie Madamba, Tina Šćepanović; bass: Kurt Kotheimer; percussion: Russell Greenberg, Sam Ospovat; recorded at Figure 8 Studios, Brooklyn, winter 2016; a. Spanish lyrics from folk song La Noche Está Serena; b. Old Dan Tucker (trad.), Andrew Batan (trad.); folk music sourced from the archives of Sidney Robertson Cowell; selection time: 10:13

Eliot Britton: Metatron 3 (1975) – Dim
Ambiances Magnétiques/2016
Architek Percussion (percussion, drums, electronics: Ben Duinker, Mark Morton, Ben Reimer, Alessandro Valliante), with guests on percussion and electronics: Zachary Hale, Christian Smith; recorded at MMR, McGill University, Montreal, February 14, 2014; time: 3:55

David Hicks: Experimental Rhythms
Open Space 51 (Hicks/Pepples)

Open Space/2022
synthesizers, software; David Hicks; composition year: 2020; time: 6:52

Hour 3

James Dashow: selections from Archimedes, Act II
A Planetarium Opera
a. scene I — In which Marcellus changes roles (4:54)
b. scene II — Syracuse comes to Archimedes (Archimedes at work) (1:14)
c. scene II — Mathematics II, Part 1 (3:03)
d. scene II — Chorus 1, Then Archimedes (4:06)
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: 13:17

Jorge Antunes: Estudios Cromofônicos (Three Chromophonic Studies)
a. Estudo para Circulos Verdes e Vermelhos (Study for Green and Red Circles) (2:51)
b. Estudo para Espirais Azuis e Laranjas (Study for Blue and Orange Spirals) (3:26)
c. Estudo para Pontos Amarelos e Violetas (Study for Yellow and Violet Points) (1:41)
Savage Songs — Early Brazilian Electronic Music 1961-1970
Pogus Productions/2003
electronics: Jorge Antunes; recorded at the composer’s studio, Brasilia, Brazil, 1966; total time: 8:58

Ingrid Drese: Tout autant

empreintes DIGITALes/2010
electroacoustic music on stereo tape; realized at the composer’s studio, Ohain, Belgium; voice: Ingrid Drese; text: Étienne Leclercq; realized at Musiques en marge, Théâtre-Poème, Brussels, Belgium, May 28, 2000; composition year: 2000; time: 9:37

Gerard Pape: Two Electro-Acoustic Songs
a. Time Caught in a Net
b. On the Road at Night
Electroacoustic Chamber Works
Mode Records/1998
(for voice, flute, tape, and sound projection; texts: Dahlia Ravikovitch); soprano: Janet Pape; flute: Cécile Daroux; tape, sound projection: Gerard Pape; recorded at the Festival Aspekte, Salzburg, Austria, 1994; composition year: 1993; total time: 10:50 

George Balch Wilson: Exigencies
Concatenations — Music of George Balch Wilson

electronic music: George Balch Wilson; recorded at the Electronic Music Studios, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1968; time: 3:53

Thomas DeLio: Isharet (Diptych)*
a. Isharet (July, 2021) (2:20)
b. Isharet (August, 2021) (2:45)
Transparent Waves — Selected Compositions IV (1995-2020)
Neuma Records/2022
electroacoustic music: Thomas DeLio; composition year: 2021; total time: 5:05
*sounds amplified to enhance audibility; silent passages are the intention of the artist

Michael Dellaira: Class Notes
JKR Pass 3 (various artists)
Music for Jim Randall’s 75th birthday by his friends
Open Space/2007
piano: Michael Dellaira; time: 0:59

— FIN —

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