Martian Gardens Episode 1108

Martian Gardens Episode 1108
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
May 30, 2022
Contact Max Shea: 
(or just leave a comment below)
Radio4All archive (search “Martian Gardens”)

Hour 1

Aleš Friedl: selections from Otročarije
a. Uspavanka — A Lullaby (1:23)
b. Jutro — A Morning (0:57)
c. Polž — A Snail (1:39)
d. Potoček — The Creek (0:54)
e. Želva — A Turtle (1:23)
f. Čebelica — The Bee (0:47)
g. Vodna vila — A Water Fairy (1:47)
h. Valcek — A Waltz (1:31)
Otročarije — Scenes from Childhood
violin: Nadežda Tokareva; piano: Lovorka Nemeš Dular; recorded at the PianoRoom, Golnik, Upper Slovakia, Slovenia, 2020-2021; total selections time: 10:05

Hsiang Tu: selections from Bestiary on Ivory (W. Bolcom)
a. Tabby Cat Walk (5:09)
b. The Serpent’s Kiss — Rag Fantasy (5:40)
Bestiary on Ivory (various composers)
Bridge Records/2020
piano: Hsiang Tu; recorded at Virginia Tech’s Recital Salon; Blacksburg, Virginia, June 2020; composer: William Bolcom; composition years: a. 1968, b. 1969; total selections time: 10:49

Third Coast Percussion: Metamorphosis No. 1 (P. Glass)
Perspectives (various composers)
Çedille Records/2022
Third Coast Percussion (Sean Connors, Robert Dillon, Peter Martin, David Skidmore) recorded at the Chicago Recording Company; May 2017; composer: Philip Glass (arr. TCP); composition year: 1988; time: 9:33

Iannis Xenakis: Pléïades II — Claviers (from Pléïades I-V)
Xenakis Edition 7 — Complete Percussion Works
Mode Records/2006
(for six percussionists); Red Fish, Blue Fish, director: Steven Schick; (Pléïades II instruments: vibraphones, marimbas, xylophones, xylorimbas) recorded at Warren Studios, University of California San Diego; composition year: 1978; time: 10:36

Chris Brown: selections from First Light
a. Smoking (3:18)
b. Ordinary (3:02)
Some Center
New World Records/2020
The Chromelodia Project (cello, voice: Theresa Wong; oboe: Kyle Bruckmann; keyboards: Chris Brown); text: Jackson Mac Low; recorded at Tiny Telephone studio, Oakland, California, November 2, 2019; composition year: 2019; time: 6:20

Hour 2

Steven Ricks: Reconstructing the Lost Improvisations of Aldo Pilestri (1683-1727)*
Assemblage Chamber
New Focus Recordings/2022
counter)induction (guitar, prepared guitar: Dan Lippel; violin: Miranda Cuckson; viola: Jessica Meyer; cello: Caleb van der Swaagh; bass clarinet: Benjamin Fingland); recorded at Oktaven Audio, Mt. Vernon, New York, June 18, 2019; composition year: 2019; time: 14:18

Ralph Shapey: Partita for solo violin, movement I (from Partita I-III)
Music by Ralph Shapey
Centaur Records/2007
violin: Miranda Cuckson; recorded at Patrych Sound Studios, New York City, composition year: 1965; time: 7:10

Davis Brooks: Inquietude for violin and violin-generated sounds (F. Leitão)
Violin and Electronics 2
Davis Brooks/2018
(for violin and electronics); violin: Davis Brooks; composer: Filipe Leitão; composition year: 2018; time: 6:18

Tzvi Avni: Vocalise
Musica Elettronica (Carlos/Mimaroglu/Lewin-Richter)
electronic music at the Columbia Princeton Electronic Music Center, New York City, 1964; time: 5:21

Arie Shapira: Bass 2000
Electronics Plus

Arie Shapira/2000
double bass: Yair Loewinson; composition year: 1999-2000; time: 5:00

Jorge Sad Levi: Maror
Música Para (Series) Parlantes

Jorge Sad Levi’s Bandcamp/2020
(for violin and electronics) composition year: 2012; time: 10:25

Hour 3

Ros Bandt and the Medusa Ensemble: selections from Medusa Dreaming
a. Basilica Dreaming (2:39)
b. From Belgrad Forest (5:12)
Medusa Dreaming
Neuma Records/2021
(a,b for windharps, multicultural voices, tarhu, guitarviol, ultrasound recordings of a Rimu tree growing); a. Aeolian windharps: Ros Bandt; recorded in the Australian desert; voices; b. tarhu: Ros Bandt; electric guitarviol, live processing: Erdem Helvacıoğlu; recorded live by TRT Turkish Radio in the Yerebatan Sarnici (Basilica Cistern), May 8, 2010; total selections time: 7:51

Robert Scott Thompson: Deformative Activities of the Imagination
Play is the Supreme Bricoleur of Frail Transient Constructions

Aucourant Records/2012
electroacoustic music: RST; recorded at the composer’s studio, Roswell, Georgia; time: 11:56

Arnold, Huang, and Rosenkranz: Curb Weight Surgical Field (M. Applebaum)
Inflorescence: Music From soundSCAPE (various composers)
New Focus Recordings/2013
soprano: Tony Arnold; piano: Thomas Rosenkranz; percussion: Aiyun Huang; the 2012 soundSCAPE Festival, Maccagno, Italy, 2012; composer: Mark Applebaum; composition year: 2010; time: 6:04

Mark Applebaum: Elegy (for carillon)

Innova Recordings/2004
carillon bells: Scott Paulson; recorded at the University of California San Diego; composition year: 1995; time: 6:16

Philip Mantione: Riverside Whistles and Bells (excerpt)
Riverside Bells and Whistles
(for bell ringing group, train whistles, and environmental sounds at Riverside, California); First Congregational Church of Riverside Carillon: Linda Corbitt, with the FCCR Handbell Choir; conductor, electronics, whistles and bells computer processing: Philip Mantione; recorded on Mission Inn Avenue and the roof of the Riverside Arts Museum, 2015; excerpt time: 10:00 of 45:27 (12:59-22:59)

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

Open Space/2022
synthesizers: Craig Pepples; software: David Hicks; composition year: 3:29

James Andean: Between the Leaves

empreintes DIGITALes/2019
(8-channel fixed media); realized at Studio Erkki of Sibelius-Akatemia, Helsinki, 2012; premiered at the Acousmatica VI concert, Black Box Music Centre, Helsinki, Finland; time: 5:14

— FIN —

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s