Martian Gardens Episode 1125

Martian Gardens Episode 1125
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
October 14-15, 2022
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Hour 1

George Crumb: Eleven Echoes of Autumn, 1965 (Echoes I)
Eco 1. Fantastico (1:17)
Eco 2. Languidamente, quasi lontano (“Hauntingly”) (1:27)
Eco 3. Prestissimo (3:23)
Eco 4. Con bravura (2:44)
Eco 5. Dark, intense 2:06)
Eco 6. Dark, intense (1:25)
Eco 7. Dark, intense (0:57)
Eco 8. Feroce, violento 1:13)
Eco 9. Serenamente, quasi lontano (“Hauntingly”) (2:35)
Eco 10. Senza misura (“gently undulating”) (0:47)
Eco 11. Adagio; (“like a prayer”) (1:50)
Complete Crumb Edition Vol. 12
Bridge Records/2008
The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) (violin: David Bowlin; alto flute: Claire Chase; clarinet: Joshua Rubin; piano: Jacob Greenberg); recorded at the Performing Arts Center, Theater C, SUNY Purchase, September 6, 2006; composition year: 1966; time: 17:50

Morton Subotnick: Falling Leaves
Complete Works for Piano

Mode Records/2018
piano: SooJin Anjou; recorded at The Loft, Köln, Germany, December 17, 2015; composition year: 2012; time: 8:43

Claude Debussy: Feuilles mortes — Lent et mélancolique (Dead Leaves)
Préludes Books 1 & 2 — Haydée Schvartz
Mode Records/2020
piano: Haydée Schvartz; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, summer 2003; composition years: 1909-1913; total selections time: 4:12

Richard Carr: A Cabin in the Woods
Landscapes and Lamentations
Neuma Records/2022
guitar, violin: Richard Carr; recorded at Kilgore Sound, New York City, March 16, 2022; total selections time: 3:58

Angelo Badalamenti: Country Waltz
The Straight Story — Motion Picture Soundtrack
Windham Hill Records/1999
composer, conductor: Angelo Badalamenti; musicians uncredited; time: 3:38

Mari Kimura: Kaze (The Wind)
Voyage Apollonian

Innova Recordings/2017
violin, µgic motion sensor, voice, voice processing: Mari Kimura; text: Sei Shōnagon; composition year: 2016; time: 7:15

Marco Oppedisano: Noir
Evening Sky

Marco’s Bandcamp/2022
electric guitar, electric bass and percussion samples: Marco Oppedisano; voice samples: Kimberly Fiedelman; time: 2:03

Marco Oppedisano: The End is Near
(various artists)
Vox Novus-Capstone Records/2004
electric guitar samples, George W. Bush samples, processing: Marco Oppedisano; composition year: 2004; time: 1:00

Hour 2

Greg Stuart: Side by Side II (M. Pisaro-Liu)
New Focus Recordings/2022
percussion: Greg Stuart; recorded at the University of South Carolina School of Music, Columbia, South Carolina, December 2021; composer: Michael Pisaro-Liu; composition year: 2021; time 13:24

Gamelan Son of Lion: Pemangku (N. Brooke)
Bending the Gending
GSOL Records/2002
(for gamelan and electronics); realized at the Winham Computer Music Laboratory, Princeton University; composer: Nick Brooke; time: 8:12

Jody Diamond: In That Bright World
In That Bright World — Music for Javanese Gamelan

New World Records/2009
musicians from the Indonesian Institute of the Arts, Surakarta; voice: Jody Diamond; text: “The Wayfaring Stranger” (trad.); recorded in Central Java, July, 2001; composition year: 1981; time: 10:13

Elaine R. Barkin: Ars Nova Motet & Ars Subtilior Ballades*
a. Philippe de Vitry: Vos pastores (1291-1361) (3:52)
b. Baude Cordier (1380-1440) and Jacob de Senleches (fl. 1382-1395) (3:48)
Open Space 34 — Elaine R. Barkin
Open Space/2019
(MIDI orchestrations); a. oboe, voice, Balinese pemade, suwir, gong kajar, jegog, percussion, cello, harp; b. descant recorder, violin, cor anglais, triangle, maracas, voice, vibraphone, French horn, banjo, electric bass, harp, cello, contrabass; composition year: 2008; total time: 8:00
*dedicated to Kenneth Jay Levy

Hour 3

SET FOUR, continued
Enjott Schneider: Pavane — Variations on a Dance by Luis de Milán
Colors of Saxophone
(for cor anglais and saxophone quartet); English horn: Dominik Wollenweber; Clair-Obscur Saxophone Quartet (tenor saxophone: Christoph Enzel; soprano saxophone: Jan Schulte-Bunert; alto saxophone: Maike Krullmanm; baritone saxophone: Kathi Wagner); recorded at Andreaskirche, Berlin, September 2018; composition year: 2016; time: 7:17

Elliott Carter: Nine by Five
Elliott Carter Volume 9

Bridge Records/2013
(for woodwind quintet); Slowind Wind Quintet (flute, piccolo: Aleš Kacjan; oboe, cor anglais: Matej Šarc; clarinet, e-flat clarinet: Jurij Jenko; horn: Metod Tomac; bassoon, contrabassoon: Paolo Calligaris); recorded in Ljubljana, Slovenia, June, 2011; composition year: 2009; time: 7:45

Joseph Benzola: Soma
3 Haikus

Amanita Music/2019
all music and instruments: Joseph Benzola; time: 8:19

D.J. Sparr: Percussion Quartet — Compass Chrome
Hard Metal Cantüs

Innova Recordings/2020
Third Coast Percussion (David Skidmore, Robert Dillon, Peter Martin, Sean Connors); recorded at Scoring Stage, Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, California; composition year: 2012; time: 9:20

Joan La Barbara: October Music — Star Showers and Extraterrestrials
Voice is the Original Instrument — Early Works
Lovely Music, Ltd./2003
voices, tapes: Joan La Barbara; premiered at The American Center for Students and Artists, Paris, France, October 1980; time: 14:16

Roxanne Turcotte: Bourdons enjoués (Cheerful Drones)

empreintes DIGITALes/2011
(stereo fixed medium); sound sources: sawtooth soundwave, improvised drones on bagpipes, Breton bombarde, and keyboards; wind instruments: Michel Dubeau; keyboard: Roxanne Turcotte realized at Turcotte’s Studio Séducson, Montreal; premiered at the Les Maîtres sonneurs concert, Synthèse, the 34th Bourges International Electronic Music and Creation Festival; time: 4:08

— FIN —

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