Martian Gardens Episode 1123

Martian Gardens Episode 1123
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
September 25, 2022
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Hour 1

Walter Zimmermann: Seiltänze
Lokale Musik (1977-1981)

Mode Records/2019
(for cello and orchestra); cello: Lucas Fels; Stuttgart Radio Sinfonie Orchester, conductor: Erik Nielsen; recorded at the Stuttgart Theaterhaus am Pragsattel, November 23, 2007; composition year: 2002-2004; time: 19:19

Robert Morris: Arc (for String Quartet)
Robert Morris at 70
(various artists)
Open Space/2014
The Jack Quartet (violins: Christopher Otto, Ari Streisfeld; viola: John Pickford Richards; cello: Kevin McFarland); recorded at Baird Hall, University of Buffalo, October 13, 2009; composition year: 1988; time: 15:28

Ross Lee Finney: Violin Sonata No. 2, Mvt. III — Tenderly but with Passion
Music by Ross Lee Finney

Fantasy in 2 Movements, Violin Sonata No. 2, Fiddle-Doodle-Ad
Centaur Records/2005
violin: Miranda Cuckson; piano: Thomas Sauer; recorded at Patrych Sound, New York City, recorded November 2004; composition year: 1953; time: 3:45

Arlene Sierra: Avian Mirrors
a. Greeting (3:43)
b. Reflection (3:01)
c. Display (4:26)
Arlene Sierra, Vol. 3
Butterflies Remember A Mountain
Bridge Records/2018
violin: Jesse Mills; cello: Raman Ramakrishnan; recorded at the American Academy of Arts & Letters, New York City, February 2016; composition year: 2013; total time: 11:10

Hour 2

Ensemble Musikfabrik: selections from The Tempest Songbook (K. Saariaho)
a. Ariel’s Hail (2:53)
b. Miranda’s Lament (3:43)
Edition Muiskfabrik 15 (Schleiermacher/Saariaho/Wertmüller)
Ensemble Musikfabrik (flute: Helen Bledsoe; oboe: Peter Veale; clarinet: Carl Rosman; bassoon: Alban Wesly; horn: Christine Chapman; trumpet: Marco Blaauw; trumpet: Bruce Collings; tuba: Melvyn Poore; piano: Benjamin Kobler, Ulrich Löffler; drum kit: Dirk Rothbrust; violin: Judith Haeberlin, Hannah Weirich; viola: Axel Porath; cello: Dirk Wietheger; contrabass: Florentin Ginot, Michael Tiepold), director: Emilio Pomarico; soprano: Olivia Vermeulen; baritone: Peter Schöne; recorded at Klaus-von-Bismarck, Saal, WDR funkhaus am Wallrafplatz Köln, June 20, 2010; composer: Kaija Saariaho; texts: William Shakespeare; composition years: 1992-2004; total selections time: 6:37

Otto Luening & Vladimir Ussachevsky: Suite from King Lear
Music of Luening, Ussachevsky, Bergsma

Composers Recordings, Inc./1957*
electronic music on tape; composed for Orson Welles’ radio production of King Lear, aired January 1956; time: 4:45
*made available for CD-R by New World Records, 2010

Jorge Sad Levi: Lo nuevo es la memoria radiante del pasado*
Trois pièces Levogyre

electronic music: JSL; composition year: 2020; time: 10:30
*The New is the Radiant Memory of the Past; link to video by Pablo Magne

Ramon Zupko: Fluxus I
William Matthews/Ramon Zupko
Composers Recordings, Inc./1977
electronic music on tape; realized at the Western Michigan University Electronic Music Studio, 1977; time: 6:06
*made available for CD-R by New World Records, 2011

Robert Gross: Dressing Station (Chronicles XVII)

New Focus Recordings/2021
(for mezzo-soprano and synthesizer); mezzo-soprano: Brooke Clark Gibson; synthesizer: Robert Gross; text: George Green (in re: the Spanish Civil War); composition year: 2020; time: 11:44

James Dashow: Demiurge and the Death of Archimedes (Archimedes, Act III — Final Scene)
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: 11:05

Hour 3

Joseph Benzola:
a. Dance #1 (3:38)
b. Dance #2 (5:12)
3 Haikus
Amanita Music/2019
music and instruments: Joseph Benzola; total time: 8:50

John Bischoff: Bitplicity
Artifact Recordings/2021
circuit box: John Bischoff; recorded live at Littlefield Concert Hall, Mills College, Oakland, California, August 10, 2021/April 24, 2021; engineer: Philip Perkins; composition year: 2013; time: 15:32

Daniel Nass: Gitchee Gumme
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 33 — Toys in the Attic
(various artists)
Music from iMPACT: Intermedia Music Production and Computer Music Technology Center,
University of Missouri, Kansas City
Centaur Records/2002
electronic music on tape: Daniel Nass; (sound sources gathered from the north shore of Lake Superior); realized with Csound at the composer’s studio, Kansas City, Missouri, 1998; time: 4:31

Marie-Jeanne Wyckmans:
a. Voyage mirages (7:56)
b. Voyage, Voyage (2:54)

empreintes DIGITALes/2021
a. (stereo fixed medium); realized at Musiques & Recherche’s Métamorphoses d’Orphée studio, Ohain, Belgium; premiered at the ÉlectroBelge concert, Brussels, April 25, 2018; b. (stereo fixed medium) realized at Musiques & Recherche’s Métamorphoses d’Orphée studio, Ohain, Belgium, 2006; premiered at the Hommage aux 80 ans de Francis Dhomont, L’Espace du son Théâtre Marni, 2006, Brussels; total time: 10:50

Francis Dhomont: Lettre de Sarajevo
Sonic Circuits IV
(various artists)
Innova Recordings/1996
(stereo fixed medium); realized in the Syter studio at Ina-GRM (Paris, France) and in the composer’s studio in 1995-96 and premiered on 22 February 1996 as part of the Festival Présences of Radio France in the Salle Olivier Messiaen of the Maison de Radio France (Paris, France); time: 14:35

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