Martian Gardens Episode 1122

Martian Gardens Episode 1122
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
September 18, 2022
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Hour 1

Elliott Carter: Piano Concerto
I. 10:23
II. 13:00
Elliott Carter Volume 9
Bridge Records/2013
piano: Charles Rosen; Basel Sinfonietta, conductor: Joel Smirnoff; recorded at the Stadcasino, Basel, Switzerland, April 3, 2021; composition years: 1964-1965; total time: 23:23

Wadada Leo Smith & Benjamin Boretz: Infra Structure (1st 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: 21:12

Wadada Leo Smith: Another Wave More Waves

Nda Kulture (trumpet, flugelhorn: Wadada Leo Smith; two low drums, frame drums: David Philipson; vibraphone, tubular bells, timpani: Mika Noda; recorded at Capitol Recording Studio, Los Angeles, November 17, 1995; time: 9:30

Hour 2

Lukas Foss: Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird
Curriculum Vitae

New World Records/2010
mezzo-soprano: RoseMarie Freni; flute: Robert Dick; percussion: Jan Williams; piano: Yvar Mikhashoff; text: Wallace Stevens; recorded in New York City, April, 1980; composition year: 1978; time: 16:23

Mikel Kuehn: Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird

New Focus Recordings/2022
(for soprano and electroacoustics); soprano: Deborah Norin-Kuehn; text: Wallace Stevens; recorded at Clonick Hall, Oberlin Conservatory, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio; November 2021; composition year: 2022 (sic.); time: 10:18

John Melby: Two Stevens Songs
I. A Postcard from the Volcano (4:24)
II. Domination of Black (4:55)
International Electronic Music (various composers)
Composer’s Recordings, Inc./1976
soprano: Phyllis Bryn-Julson; computer-synthesized tape: John Melby; texts: Wallace Stevens (I. 1923; II. 1916); composition year: 1975; realized at the Digital Recording Laboratory, University of Illinois, and Godfrey Winham Laboratory, Princeton University; total time: 9:18

Ingram Marshall: September Canons
September Canons

New World Records/2009
violin, electronic processing: Todd Reynolds; a lamentation on the events of September 11, 2001; composition year: 2002; time: 13:19

Mari Kimura: Canon élastique
Voyage Apollonian

Innova Recordings/2017
violin, bow motion sensor, computer processing: Mari Kimura; composed and recorded at IRCAM, 2010; time: 3:22

Hour 3

Nikos Stavropoulos: Topophilia

empreintes DIGITALes/2019
(for fixed media); realized at the composer’s studio, Leeds, UK, 2016; premiered at Visiones Sonoras Festival, Morelia, Mexico; October 2016, time: 8:23

James Dashow: Mathematics III (from Archimedes, Act III)
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: 14:49

Paul Rudy: Sun’s Soliloquy
Electronic Music Midwest (various artists)
Irritable Hedgehog/2013
electronic music: Paul Rudy; composition year: 2009; time: 7:02

Carey Nutman: An Elizabethan Mosaic With Mirror
The Sky and The Sea
MPS Music & Video/2021
computer, Coagula software*: Carey Nutman; recorded at the composer’s studio, Houghton-Le-Spring, UK; time: 12:00
*for creating music from visual images

Eric Lyon: Brain Damage
Voys — Number Two (various artists)
A Journal Exploring Sign in Sound — Featuring the Electronic Voice
computer (VAX 11/780; source material: patient with split-brain syndrome): Eric Lyon; realized at CARL (Computer Audio Research Lab), San Diego, 1990; time: 9:00

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