Martian Gardens Episode 1115

Martian Gardens Episode 1115
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
July 24, 2022
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Hour 1

George Crumb: selections from Metamorphoses (Book II)
Ten Fantasy-Pieces (after celebrated paintings) for amplified piano
a. Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer (Lady in Gold) (Gustav Klimt) (2:24)
b. Spirit of the Dead Watching (Paul Gaugin) (3:02)
c. Guernica (Pablo Picasso) (5:14)
Complete Crumb Edition Vol. 20 — Metamorphoses, Books I & II
Bridge Records/2021
piano: Marcantonio Barone; recorded at Lang Concert Hall, Swarthmore College, June 2021; composition years: 2015-2017; total selections time: 10:40

Haskell Small: Lullaby of War, Part VI — Guernica Phantom
Book of Hours

MSR Classics/2016
piano: Haskell Small; narrators: Robin Weigert, Martin Raynor; Part VI text: Paula Tatarunis, ; recorded at the United Church of Christ, Bethesda, Maryland, June 22, 2008; composition year: 2007; total time: 6:33

Daniel Goode: Clarinet Quintet
AnnCela Express

New World Records/2021
clarinet: Moran Katz; Momenta Quartet (violins: Emilie-Anne Gendron; Alex Shiozaki; viola: Stephanie Griffin; cello: Michael Haas; recorded at Oktaven Audio, Mt. Vernon, New York, October 20, 2020; composition year: 2015; time: 13:47

Judith Shatin: selections from Three Summers Heat
a. It’s Midsummer and Too Hot to Walk (3:29)
b. Summer Earth is Windless. Heat Still Presses (1:49)
c. Light Clothes! Few Clothes! (2:00)
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 29 [various artists]
Music from VCCM: Virginia Center for Computer Music University of Virginia
Centaur Records/1999
soprano: Susan Narucki; text: Tzu Yeh (Chin Dynasty); recorded at Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University, August, 1998; composition year: 1989; total selections time: 7:18

Ruth Lomon: Tributary
Ruth Lomon at 80

Neuma Records/2011
flutes: Jesse Begelfer, Jill Dreeben, Emily Krainer; recorded at the Women’s Studies Research Center, Brandeis University, November 14, 2010; composition year: 2001; time: 8:42

Hour 2

Third Coast Percussion: selections from Perspective (JLin)
a. Duality (5:53)
b. Embryo (3:33)
Perspectives (various composers)
Çedille Records/2022
Third Coast Percussion (Sean Connors, Robert Dillon, Peter Martin, David Skidmore) recorded at the Chicago Recording Company, May 2021; composer: JLin (Jerrilynn Patton); composition year: 2020; total selections time: 8:26

Steve Reich: Sextet — Fast (Mvt. 5)
Steve Reich by Third Coast Percussion
Çedille Records/2016
Third Coast Percussion recorded at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, December 2014; composition years: 1984-1985; selection time: 6:34

David Saperstein: For Milton
Milton Babbitt — A Composers’ Memorial
 (various artists)
Open Space/2012
vibraphone: Peter Jarvis; composition year: 2012; 6:33

Joseph Benzola: D.T. Suzuki
Portraits of the Dead Complete — 1995-2021

Amanita Music/2021
music and instruments: Joseph Benzola; time: 6:40

John Cage: Three Seconds on Zen Buddhism (from 19 Questions)
From Zero (DVD)
Mode Records/2004 (orig. 1995)
voice, stopwatch: John Cage; director: Frank Scheffer; time: 0:32

John Cage: Soliloquy
John Cage Edition – Vol. 28: The Works for Piano 5

Mode Records/2003
piano: Haydée Schvartz; composition year: 1944; time: 3:09

Dorota Czerner: St. Andrew’s Night
Open Space 29 (Barkin, Czerner, Boretz)
Open Space/2012
voice, texts: Dorota Czerner; sound: Benjamin Boretz; composition year: 2011; time: 6:13

Sascia Pellegrini: Duet 1 (Clarinet)
5 Unsound Duets

The Repository/2022
saxophone sounds, electronics: Sascia Pellegrini; time: 5:53

Jenny Olivia Johnson: The After Time (Drinking)
Don’t Look Back

Innova Recordings/2015
vocals: Megan Schubert; flutes: Jessica Schmitz; clarinets: Eileen Mack; bassoon: Andrew Delcios; violin: Todd Reynolds; cellos: Peter Gregson, David Russell, Melinda Menzes; guitars: Lisa Liu; electric guitar, didgeridoo: Dan Kozak; pianos: Isabelle O’Connell, Eliko Akahori, Jake Penn Kozak; percussion: Jude Traxler; electronics, percussion, synthesizer, lyrics: Jenny Olivia Johnson; conductor: Nathaniel Berman; recorded at Oktaven Audio, Yonkers, New York; time: 9:55

Hour 3

Adolfo Nuñez: Nuestra cápsula (Our Capsule)
Audios 2003-2021
Viajero Inmóvil Ex]p[rimental/2022
urban environments, electronics: Adolfo Nuñez; composition year: 2018; time: 9:04

Maggi Payne: Heat Shield
Music from SEAMUS Vol. 31
(various artists)
New Focus Recordings/2022
electroacoustic music; sound sources: Moog IIIP synthesizer, cricket recording; composition year: 2018; time: 9:59

Roderik De Man: Entanglements (for Recorders and Tape)
Electrified Music
Electroshock Records/2004
recorders, electronic processing: Roderik De Man; composition years: 1988, revised 1992; time: 10:30

Andrew Lewis: Cân (Song)
empreintes DIGITALes/2013
electroacoustic music realized at the Electroacoustic Music of Bangor University, 1997, Wales; premiered at the Sonic Arts Network Conference, Birmingham, UK, September 19, 1998; time: 11:51

Susie Ibarra: Kolumbrí* (Hummingbird)
Talking Gong

New Focus Recordings/2021
solo percussion: Susie Ibarra; recorded at Studley Hall, SUNY New Paltz, July 2020; time: 5:35
*printed as both Kolumbrí and Kolubrí

Guy Klucevsek: Hungarian Hummingbird
Teetering on the Verge of Normalcy

violin: Todd Reynolds; accordion: Guy Klucevsek; recorded at John Kilgore Recordings, New York City, Spring 2015; time: 2:32

Matthew Doyle: Courtship Dance (Didjeridu and Drum Dance)

Black Sun Music/1996
didjeridu: Matthew Doyle; percussion: Michael Atherton; lyrebird recorded at Mount Wilson, New South Wales, Australia, January 1996 by Michael Atherton; music recorded at Nepean Studios, University of Western Sydney, Australia; time: 2:58

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