Martian Gardens Episode 1120

Martian Gardens Episode 1120
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
September 4, 2022
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Hour 1

Kate Soper: Dialogue I
The Understanding of All Things — Kate Soper featuring Sam Pluta

New Focus Recordings/2022
voice: Kate Soper electronics: Sam Pluta; text: George Berkeley–Three Dialogues Between Philonous and Hylas; recorded at Sweeney Concert Hall, Northampton, Massachusetts; August 2021; time: 1106

Meredith Monk: Liminal

ECM Records/2008
voices: Meredith Monk, The Bleckmann, Katie Geissinger, Allison Sniffin; piano, violin: Allison Sniffin; marimba, vibraphone, bass drum, percussion: John Hollenbeck; clarinets, soprano saxophone, aulos: Bohdan Hilash; recorded at Avatar Studios, New York City, January 2007; time: 10:36

Lincoln Trio: Soliloquy (S. Ran)
Trios from Contemporary Chicago (various composers)
Çedille Records/2022
The Lincoln Trio (violin: Desirée Ruhstrat; cello: David Cunliffe; piano: Marta Aznavoorian); recorded at the Logan Center for the Arts, July 26-27, 2021; composer: Shulamit Ran; composition year: 1997; time: 8:29

Shulamit Ran: Mirage
Music by Shulamit Ran

Bridge Records/1995
Da Capo Chamber Players (flute: Patricia Spencer; clarinet: Laura Flax; piano: Sarah Rothenberg; violin: Eric Wyrick; cello: André Emelianoff); recorded at Bard College, December 20-22, 1993; composition year: 1990; time: 10:21

Anne LeBaron: Mirage
1, 2, 4, 3

Innova Recordings/2010
amplified violin: Leroy Jenkins; electric harp, live electronics: Anne LeBaron; recorded at Disney Hall, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California, 2002; time: 6:59

Leo Kupper:  Electro-Acoustic Santur, Part I

Pogus Productions/1996
(for 2 santurs, 4 microprocessors, and electronic sounds); santurs, electronics: Leo Kupper, Kyomars Peregalou; composition year: 1989; total time: 3:54

Hour 2

Roger Reynolds: Iannis (from…not forgotten)
Roger Reynolds at 85, Vol. 1
Sting Quartets: FLiGHT/not forgotten
Mode Records/2020
(for string quartet); The JACK Quartet (violins: Christopher Otto, Ari Streisfeld; viola: John Pickford Richards; cello: Kevin McFarland); recorded at Conrad Prebys Music Center Concert Hall, University of California San Diego; February 13, 2013; composition years: 2007-2010; selection time: 3:57

Iannis Xenakis: Analogique A+B
Music for Strings

Mode Records/2005
Ensemble Resonanz, conductor: Joannes Kalitzke; with tape, recorded at Hamburg Musikhall, Frankfurt Feste Burg Kirche, Köln, WDR Saal 2 (no date listed); composition year: 1959; time: 6:38

Jon Christopher Nelson: and sometimes the wind from the south*
Music from SEAMUS Vol. 31 (various artists)
Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States
New Focus Recordings/2022
(for fixed media and voice); voice, text: Robert Gregory; composition year: 2020; time: 8:15
*In memoriam Robert Gregory (1947-2018)

Monique Jean: Danse de l’enfant esseulée (Dance of the Forsaken Child)
L’adieu au s.os.

empreintes DIGITALes/2003
(for stereo fixed media); realized at the composer’s studio, 1999; premiered at the Rien à voir (5) concert, Montreal, February 17, 1999; time: 10:08

Agnese Toniutti: Man in Field (The Sound as “Hero”) (P. Corner)
Subtle Matters (Dlugoszewski/Dun/Glass/Corner)
Neuma Records/2021
toy piano: Agnese Toniutti; recorded in Italy, spring 2020; composer: Philip Corner; composition year: 2020; time: 7:47

Morton Feldman: Intersection 4 for Three Pianos
John Cage — Music for Keyboard 1935-1948/Morton Feldman–The Early Years

New World Records/2007*
pianos: David Tudor, Russell Sherman, Edwin Hymovitz; The Early Years recorded December 31, 1958, January 23, 1959, and February 12, 1959, New York City; composition years: 1952-1953; time: 6:04
*reissues from Columbia’s Music of Our Time series, orig. Feldman, 1968; Cage, 1970

Earle Brown: December 1952
Selected Works — 1952-1965

New World Records/2006
piano: David Tudor; composition year: 1952; time: 6:08

Hour 3

Wadada Leo Smith & Benjamin Boretz: Sugar, Free (2nd 1/2)
Open Space 52 — Sugar, Free
Open Space/2022
trumpet, flugelhorn: Wadada Leo Smith; keyboards: Benjamin Boretz: recorded at Brook House, Bard College, Red Hook, New York, October 21, 1988; excerpt time: 18:30

CRAG: For the Money

drums, percussion, junk, lo-fi electronics: Ron Coulter; trombone, electronics: Steven Ricks; piano, keyboards: Christian Asplund; woodwinds: Vinny Golia; recorded at Madsen Recital Hall, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, September 19, 2019; time: 5:55

Tim Hodgkinson: Vers Kongsu II
Sketch of Now

Mode Records/2006
bass clarinet: Vinny Golia; percussion: Gustavo Aguilar; clarinet solo: Tim Hodgkinson; Hyperion Ensemble, conductor: Iancu Dumitrescu; recorded in Ploieşti, Romania, October, 2003; composition year: 2003; time: 10:13

CRA: A Clever, Miming Surplus
Visceral, Premium Lungs

Comprovise Records/2022
percussion, lo-fi electronics: Ron Coulter; trombone, electronics: Steven Ricks; amplified viola: Christian Asplund; recorded at the Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah, October 8, 2021; time: 7:27

Amelia Cuni & Alex Mendizabal:
a. Bambú (2:32)
b. The Folk Metaphysics (1:05)
Stimmen aus Himmel und Hölle

ANTS recordings/2022
voices through bamboo pipe: Amelia Cuni, Alex Mendizabal; text: Erin Honeycutt; recorded in Berlin, 2021, mastered by Andrea Rocca, Baby Microbe Studios, London; total time: 3:37

Anne La Berge: Rollin’

Frog Peak Music/1994
flute: Anne La Berge; recorded at STEIM (Studio for Electro-Acoustic Music), Amsterdam; composition year: 1986; time: 7:46

— FIN —

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