Martian Gardens Episode 1109

Martian Gardens Episode 1109
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
June 7, 2022
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Hour 1

Ingram Marshall: selections from Gradual Requiem
a. Part 1 (6:09)
b. Part 2 (7:21)
Fog Tropes
New Albion Records/1988 (orig. 1984)
mandolin: Foster Reed; voice, piano, gambuh (Balinese flute), Serge Modular synthesizer: Ingram Marshall; recorded at Möbius Studio, San Francisco; composition year: 1980; total selections time: 13:30

In memory of Ingram Marshall (May 10, 1942 — May 31, 2022)

David Hicks: Tightwire
Open Space 51
Open Space/2022
synthesizer: Craig Pepples; software: David Hicks; composition year: 2017; time: 17:32

Joseph Benzola: For Joseph (Wachtelaer/Benzola)
g​-​r​-​a​-​p​-​h​-​i​-​c (various artists)
Dirk Wachtelaer’s Bandcamp/2020
electronic instruments (DrumKat, Nano Pad 2); piano: Joseph Benzola; graphic score: Dirk Wachtelaer, interpretation: Joseph Benzola; time: 12:10

Alvin Curran: Endangered Species
Lost Marbles

synthesizers, samples, Disklavier: Alvin Curran; mixed at Akademie der Kunste, Berlin, 1990; time: 3:45

Bernard Parmegiani: L’Herbe Rouge 2
Mémoire Magnétique, Vol.1

Transversales Disques/2018
electronics: Bernard Parmegiani; recorded at the composer’s studio, Villebon-sur-Yvette, France, 1985; time: 2:58

Jackson Mac Lowe/Anne Tardos: The First Four-Language Word Event (excerpt)
In Memoriam John Cage
The John Cage Tribute (various artists)
Koch International Classics/1993
voices, electronics: Jackson Mac Lowe, Anne Tardos; recorded at Baby Monster Studios, New York City, composition year: 1992; excerpt time: 0:29

Hour 2

Iannis Xenakis: Concret PH
Electronic Music

Electronic Music Foundation/1997
electroacoustic music (sound source: burning charcoal); created for the Philips Pavilion under the direction of Le Corbusier, Expo ’58, Brussels, composition year: 1958; time: 2:42

Iannis Xenakis: Palimpsest
Xenakis Vol. 4 — Works for Piano

Mode Records/2006 (orig. 1999)
piano: Aki Takahashi; The Society for New Music, conductor: Charles Peltz; recorded at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Syracuse, New York, April 5, 1998; composition year: 1979; time: 12:41

In commemoration of the Xenakis Centenary

Wilfrido Terrezas: Torre del este
The Torres Cycle — A Musical Ritual for the Seven Cardinal Directions

New Focus Recordings/2022
(for percussion); The Torres Collective, director: Wilfrido Terrezas; recorded at the Warren Lecture Hall studios, University of California San Diego, 2020-2021; composition years; 2014-2021; time: 10:55

Third Coast Percussion: selections from Perspective (JLin)
a. Paradigm (5:11)
b. Obscure (4:37)
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: JLin (Jerrilynn Patton) ; composition year: 2020; total selections time: 9:48

Alvin Singleton: Secret Desire to be Black (String Quartet No. 2)
Four String Quartets

New World Records/2022
Momenta Quartet (violins: Emilie-Anne Gendron, Alex Shiozaki; viola: Stephanie Griffin; cello: Michael Haas); recorded at Oktaven Audio, Mount Vernon, New York, October 2021; composition year: 1988; time: 12:14

Nick Didkovsky: A Fire in God’s Path
The $100 Guitar Project (various artists)
Bridge Records/2013
the $100 guitar: Nick Didkovsky: total time: 0:40

Hour 3

Aleš Friedl: selections from Otročarije
a. Lovimo Oblake! — We Hunt Clouds! (0:49)
b. Etuda — Etude (0:53)
c. Žalostni pajac — A Sad Clown Doll (1:12)
d. Stari nergač — An Old Nerd (2:07)
e. Na hoduljah — On Stilts (0:46)
f. Na Prepihu — In a Draft (1:12)
g. Rumena Fantazija — The Yellow Fantasy (1:19)
h. Tri, štiri, zdaj! — Three, Four, Go! (1:09)
Otročarije — Scenes from Childhood
violin: Nadežda Tokareva; piano: Lovorka Nemeš Dular; recorded at the PianoRoom, Golnik, Upper Slovakia, 2020-2021; total selections time: 9:43

Daniel Pesca: Isles (A. Yun-Fei Jiang)
a. As Birds Bring Forth the Sun (3:31)
b. Salt (2:40)
c. Undercurrent (3:34)
Promontory (various composers)
Neuma Records/2021
piano: Daniel Pesca; recorded at Linehan Concert Hall, University of Maryland Baltimore County; October 2011; composer: Alison Yun-Fei Jiang; composition year: 2017; total time: 9:45

Nina C. Young: Always and Forever
Music from SEAMUS, Volume 31 (various artists)
New Focus Recordings/2022
electronics, sound design: Nina C. Young, for animation by Yuliya Lanina; composition year: 2020; time: 3:32

Peter Blasser: The Moon Camera
Sonic Circuits X (various composers)
Selections from the 10th Annual Festival of Electroacoustic Music
Innova Recordings/2002
electroacoustic music realized on the SuperCollider platform; composition year: 2002; time: 3:54

Jorge Sad Levi: La Danza Del Tutuguri

acousmatic music performed by  Jorge Sad Levi and the Ensamble Gest (u) alt; based on Antonin Artaud’s “Pour finir avec le jugement de Dieu; composition years: 2002-2005; time: 2:09

Javier Garavaglia: Miniaturstück I
acousmatic music in octophonic 8.1 surround sound; sound source: composer’s sneeze; premiered at tiefKLANG 2010 “Gefühlter Augenblick” – Internationales Klangkunstfest Berlin, 2010; composition year: 2010; time: 4:00

Elainie Lillios: Au deuxième étage (On the second floor)
Miniatures Concretes (various artists)
empreintes DIGITALes/1998
electroacoustic music: Elainie Lillios; composition year: 1996; time: 3:00

Mari Kimura: Submarine (R. Rowe)
Polytopia — Music for Violin and Computer (various composers)
Bridge Records/2007
(for violin and signal processing); violin: Mari Kimura; recorded at the New York New University Music Technology Studios, New York City, November 2004; composer: Robert Rowe; composition year: 1996, revised 2004; time: 8:38

Michael Lowenstern: Shells (R. Rowe)
Spasm — Works for Bass Clarinet (various composers)
New World Records/1996
(for bass clarinet and interactive computer program); bass clarinet: Michael Lowenstern; recorded at New York New University Music Technology Studios, New York City, Spasm recorded between August 1994 and July 1996, Stonybrook and NYC; Shells composition year: 1992; time: 8:04

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