Martian Gardens Episode 1114

Martian Gardens Episode 1114
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
July 17, 2022
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Hour 1

Lincoln Trio: City Beautiful* (S. Okpebholo)
I. Aqua (3:21)
II. Prairie (4:43)
III. Burnham (3:09)
Trios from Contemporary Chicago (various composers)
Çedille Records/2022
The Lincoln Trio (violin: Desirée Ruhstrat; cello: David Cunliffe; piano: Marta Aznavoorian); recorded at Nicholas Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, March 2022; composer: Shawn E. Okpebholo; composition year: 2022; total time: 11:18
*City Beautiful Movement; Aqua Tower; Prairie style; Daniel Burnham

Richard Carr: selections from Landscapes and Lamentations
a. Butterville (2:27)
b. Rushing Kill (5:02)
Landscapes and Lamentations
Neuma Records/2022
a. American Contemporary Music Ensemble (violins: Laura Lutzke, Ben Russell; viola: Caleb Burhans; cello: Clarice Jensen); b. piano, violin: Richard Carr; recorded at Kilgore Sound, New York City, March 16, 2022; total selections time: 7:29

George Walker: Piano Sonata No. 2
I. Theme and Ten Variations (2:26)
II. Presto (1:12)
III. Adagio (3:18)
IV. Allegretto tranquillo (2:04)
Five Piano Sonatas (1953-2003)
Bridge Records/2021
piano: Steven Beck; recorded at Oktaven Audio, Mt. Vernon, New York, February 2021; composition year: 1956: time: 9:00

Aleš Friedl: selections from OtročarijeScenes from Childhood
a. Prostrana planjava (The Spacious Layout) (2:23)
b. Kocka ledu (Ice Cube) (0:55)
c. Pometanje tal (Ground Sweeping) (1:30)
d. Spuščanje zmaja (Flying a Kite) (1:52)
e. Yi Jing — Knjiga premen (I Ching — The Book of Changes) 5:03
Otročarije — Scenes from Childhood
violin: Nadežda Tokareva; piano: Lovorka Nemeš Dular; recorded at the PianoRoom, Golnik, Upper Slovakia, 2020-2021; total selections time: 15:06

Tom Flaherty: Under the Weather
Mixed Messages

Music for Humans and Electronics
New Focus Recordings/2022
(for viola, organ, and electronics); viola: Cynthia Fogg; organ: Mark Winges; recorded at Bridges Hall, Pomona College, Claremont, California; composition year: 2012; time: 8:39

Hour 2

James Dashow: Archimedes at War (from Archimedes, Act II)
Archimedes — A Planetarium Opera
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; selection time: 15:18

Manuel Zurria: Canon (A. Demoč )
Again & Again
 (various composers)
ANTS Records/2020
(for four alto flutes) alto flutes: Manuel Zurria; recorded at MZ @FUN’OM Studios, Rome; composer: Adrián Demoč; composition year: 2017; time: 3:55

Morton Feldman: For violin, cello, and vibraphone (from Durations)
Straits of Magellan — Indeterminate Music (Feldman Edition 4)
Mode Records/2001
members of the Turfan Ensemble (violin: Barbara Kink; cello: Helmut Menzler; vibraphone: Konrad Graf); recorded at HR-Sendessal, Frankfurt, Germany, November 1996/June 1997; Durations composition year: 1960; selection time: 3:39

Sascia Pelligrini and Craig Pepples: 2 July 2016
Open Space 47 (various artists)
Open Space/2021
xylophone: Sascia Pelligrini; piano: Craig Pepples; recorded at Not Art Studio, Kwi-Hing, Kowloon, Hong Kong, July 2, 2016; time: 15:17

Shih-Hui Chen: Fantasia on the Theme of Guanglingsan
Silvergrass & Other Orchestral Works
New World Records/2020
(for zheng and Chinese orchestra); Hsin-Fang Hsu: Zheng soloist; Little Giant Chinese Orchestra, conductor: Chih-Sheng Chen; recorded at National Theater and Concert Hall, Taipei, August 2017; composition year: 2014; time: 11:31

Hour 3

Laurie Spiegel: Three Sonic Spaces No. 1
Unseen Worlds

Unseen Worlds/2019 (orig. Scarlet Records/1991)
computer programming, digital synthesis, sequencers, Music Mouse: Laurie Spiegel; composition years: 1988-1990; time: 1:36

Val Stephen: The Final Journey

Shame File Music/2012
electronics, synthesizers: Val Stephen, M.D.; composition year: c. 1963; time: 2:30

Philip Mantione: Two Minutes

Scattered Music/2000
computer music (Max/MSP), vocoder (Sound Hack): Philip Mantione; time: 2:00

Roxanne Turcotte: Au rythme des lucioles (To the Rhythm of the Fireflies)

empreintes DIGITALes/2021
(for synthesizer and 16-channel fixed medium); synthesizer: Roxanne Turcotte; recorded at Studio Séducson, Montreal, 2019; premiered at Salle Pierre-Mercure of the Centre Pierre-Péladeau; Les oiseaux de Nias concert, May 3, 2021; time: 2:56

Jon Fielder: Think
Music from SEAMUS, Vol. 31
(various composers)
The Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States
New Focus Recordings/2022
text-sound music: Jon Fielder; composition year: 2017; time: 9:16

John Luther Adams: Anabatic Winds
Houses of the Wind

Cold Blue Music/2022
aeolian harp, electronic processing: John Luther Adams; composition years: 2021-2022; time: 10:35

David Tudor: Rainforest first version (excerpt)
The Art of David Tudor
Mode Records/1998
electronic music system: David Tudor; performance: David Tudor and Takehisa Kosugi for the Merce Cunningham Dance Company; recorded in New Delhi, 1990; composition year: 1968; excerpt time: 10:00

Joseph Benzola: Okkulte Stimmen #1- The Call of the First and Second Aethyr, Enochian Version
When You Get to Saturn, Take a Left

Amanita Music/2021
drums, percussion, DrumKat with laptop, electronics: Joseph Benzola; time: 8:08

Laurie Spiegel: A Strand of Life (Viroid)
Unseen Worlds

Unseen Worlds/2019 (orig. Scarlet Records/1991)
computer programming, digital synthesis, sequencers, Music Mouse: Laurie Spiegel; composition year: 1990; time: 1:21

Philip Mantione: Track 5

Scattered Music/2003
computer music, field recordings: Philip Mantione; time: 2:27

— FIN —

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