Martian Gardens Episode 1131

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Martian Gardens Episode 1131
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
December 10, 2022
Contact Max Shea: martiangardensmax@gmail.com 
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SET ONE
Arvo Pärt:
a. Estonian Lullaby (2:08)
b. Christmas Lullaby (2:27)
Adam’s Lament
ECM New Series/2012
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir with Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor: Tõnu Kaljuste; recorded at Niguliste Church, Tallinn, May 2007; composition years: 2002/2006; total time: 4:35

Benjamin Broening: Dark Wood
Trembling Air

Bridge Records/2012
(for cello and electronics); cello: Nicholas Photinos (of the Eighth Blackbird ensemble); recorded at Camp Concert Hall, University of Richmond; composition year: 2007; time: 12:01

SET TWO
Robert Scott Thompson: Breath
The Strong Eye

Aucourant Records/1992
cello samples, computers, signal processing: RST; voice samples: Victoria Bearden; bass flute samples: Sebestian Winston; C-flute samples: John Fonville; recorded at DIEM (Danish Institute of Electroacoustic Music), April-July, 1991; selection time: 10:27

Werner Durand: Gegenwelle
Schwingende Luftsäulen

ANTS Records/2017
pan-ney, processing: Werner Durand; recorded in Berlin, Germany, 2016-2017; time: 2:55


SET THREE
Amelia Cuni & Alex Mendizabal:
a. hopscotch Ba Z Be (1:27)
b. Pop Off (0:27)
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 selections time: 1:54

Katharina Rosenberger: selections from Tempi Agitati
a. Vive Faville Prelude (0:34)
b. Vive Faville (5:18)
c. Io amai sempre (5:12)
Tempi Agitati
Mode Records/2022
Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart (high soprano: Johanna Zimmer; soprano: Susanne Leitz-Lorey; mezzo soprano: Truike van der Poel; tenor: Martin Nagy; baritone: Guillermo Anzorena; bass: Andreas Fischer); recorded at Stadtkirche Böblingen, Stuttgart, Germany, October 2016; texts: Francesco Petrarch (a,b. Canzionere CCLVIII; c. Canzionere LXXXV); original sonnet setting: Adrian Willaert, Cipriano de Rore; contemporary arrangements, composition: Katharina Rosenberger; composition year: 2016; total selections time: 11:04

Stefanie Abderhalden and Kyle Flens: Ilta (D. Maki)
Ilta
Neuma Records/2022
alto flute, flute, tuned gongs: Stefanie Abderhalden; crotales, glockenspeil, tuned gongs, copper pipes, vibraphones: Kyle Flens; recorded at the Northern Illinois University School of Music Recital Hall, April 25, 2016; composer: David Maki; composition year: 2008; time: 9:22

Hour 2

SET FOUR
Philip Perkins: febo3nf
Flare — Solo Live Performances 2019-2022
Artifact Recordings/2022
all sounds: Philip Perkins; no details; time: 2:48

Musicians for the Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Event — Oslo
Music for Merce 1953-2009
[various artists] (boxed set)
New World Records/2010
live electronics, percussion, voice: Takehisa Kosugi; electric guitar, live electronics: James Woodrow; recorded September 29, 2002, Oslo, Norway; time: 4:12

Lawson & Merrill: Coda
Signals

Neuma Records/2022
synthesizers, electronics, processing: David Margolin Lawson and David Merrill; mastered at Tiki Studios, Glen Cove, New York; time: 5:57

Connie Beckley: Moses and the Bulldozer
The Aquarium — Sonic Meditations on Life in the City
Composers Recordings, Inc./1997 (orig. 1995)
voice, text, electronics: Connie Beckley; recorded in New York City, 1995; total selections time: 7:01

SET FIVE
Laurie Anderson: selections from Life on a String
a. One White Whale (3:03)
b. Pieces and Parts (3:35)
c. Here with You (2:23)
Life on a String
Nonesuch Records/2001
a. keyboard, vocals: Laurie Anderson; vocals: Tom Neil; background vocals: John Kelly; percussion: Joey Baron; b. keyboard, vocals: Laurie Anderson; violin: Eyvind Kang; cello: Eric Friedlander; keyboard, Claviola, Mellotron: Mitchell Froom; bass: Skúli Sverrisson; c. violin: Laurie Anderson; cello: Eric Friedlander; bass: Skúli Sverrisson; texts: Laurie Anderson; recorded at The Lobby, New York City; total selections time: 9:01

Marianne Gythfeldt: And When White Moths Were on the Wing (E. Hoffman)
a. I (4:53)
b. II (1:43)
c. III (3:11)
Only Human (various composers)
New Focus Recordings/2018
(for clarinet and electronics); clarinet: Marianne Gythfeldt; recorded at Oktaven Audio, Mount Vernon, New York; composer: Elizabeth Hoffman; composition year: 2017; total time: 9:47

SET SIX
Carey Nutman: Rough…Calm
Contrasts 3

MPS Music & Video/2019
electronic music: Carey Nutman; recorded at the composer’s studio, Houghton-Le-Spring, UK, time: 4:09

Mary Lee Roberts: White Writing
a. Bird (1:51)
b. Night Foxes (3:59)
Open Space 9 — Mary Lee Roberts
Open Space/1997
computer music: Mary Lee Roberts; mastered at New York University; total time: 5:50

Hour 3

SET SEVEN
Arthur Kreiger: Theme and Variations
Electronic Works (Kreiger/Matthews/Tanenbaum)
Composers Recordings, Inc./1982
electroacoustic music: Arthur Kreiger; realized at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center; composition year: 1977; time: 9:16

Hubert Howe: Computer Variations (1967-68)
J K R Pass 3 — Music for Jim Randall’s 75th Birthday by his Friends

The Open Space/2007
computer music: Hubert S. Howe; realized at Queens College and Bell Labs, 1967-1968; time: 9:30

SET EIGHT
John Bischoff: Five Segments #1
Surface

Artifact Recordings/2022
electronics: John Bischoff; recorded at the composer’s studio, 1994-1995; time: 3:07

Roger Doyle: Passades — Third Set
Charlotte Corday and the Lament of Louis XVI/Passades–Volume 1

Bvhaast/2003
electronics: Roger Doyle; transformed voices: Kathy Kennedy, Paul Dutton, Olwen Fouere, Roger Doyle; composition years: 2002-2003; time: 10:22

Howard Jonathan Fredrics: The Raven’s Kiss
Music from SEAMUS Vol. 4 (various artists)
The Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States
New Focus Recordings/2022 (org. SEAMUS/1995)
computer music: Howard Jonathan Fredrics (sound source: HJF reading Charles Bukowski’s poem All I Know); composition year: 1995; time: 7:49

SINGLE PLAY
Vanessa Massera: Éclats de feux
Fulgurances
empreintes DIGITALes/2022
(stereo fixed medium); realized at the University of Sheffield Sound Studios, UK, 2015-2016; premiered at the Sound Junction concert series, Sheffield, May 14, 2016; time: 9:55

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