Martian Gardens Episode 1134

Martian Gardens Episode 1134
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
December 27-29, 2022
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Hour 1

Walter Zimmermann: Dialogue des deux Roses

Mode Records/2022
(for two sopranos, mezzo-soprano; countertenor, two baritones, and cello); Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart (sopranos: Angelika Luz, Christina Landshamer; mezzo-soprano: Truike van der Poel; countertenor: Daniel Gloger; baritones: Guillermo Anzorena, Andreas Fischer; cello: Olivier Marron); text: Edmond Jabès, Dialogue des deux Roses (Dialogue of Two Roses), Buch der Fragen (The Book of Questions), Wesleyan University Press, 1976–1984; recorded at the Theaterhaus, Stuttgart, Germany, November 2, 2006; composition year: 2005; time: 16:28

Mary Simoni: Doxology
Alternating Currents
[various artists]
Electronic Music from the University of Michigan
Centaur Records/2000
electronic music, processing: Mary Simoni; Gregorian chant: Dennis Keller, St. Mary’s Parish, Pickney, Michigan; recorded at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1998; time: 4:17

Mari Kimura: The Old Rose Reader (F. White)
Polytopia — Music for Violin & Electronics (various composers)
Bridge Records/2007
violin: Mari Kimura; voice: Hervé Brönnimann; text: James Pritchett; composer: Frances White; composition year: 2004; time: 15:24

Pacifica Quartet: Four Angels (R. Danielpour)
American Stories (Pacifica Quartet/Anthony McGill) (various composers)
Çedille Records/2022
Pacifica Quartet (violins: Simin Ganatra, Austin Hartman; viola: Mark Holloway; cello: Brandon Vamos); recorded at the Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago, September 2021; composer: Richard Danielpour; composition year: 2020; time: 13:45

Hour 2

Charles Carpenter: Pêche à la Frog
Frog à la Pêche

Caterwaul Records/1994
Kurzweil K2000 synthesizers: Charles Carpenter; recorded at Caterwaul Studios, Bloomfield, Connecticut; Cedar House Sound, New London, New Hampshire; music composed in the Bohlen-Pierce scale; composition years: 1992-1993; time: 11:03

William Sethares: selections from Xentonality
a. Saint Vitas Dance (3:24)
b. The Turquoise Dabo Girl (4:10)
Xentonality — Matching Timbre and Tuning

Frog Peak Music/1997
synthesizer, processing: William Sethares; total selections time: 7:34

(Xenharmonic music)

Stefania de Kenessey: Unorthodox
In Her Words

Neuma Records/2022
electronic music SdK; composition year: 2021; time: 8:48
SdK discusses Unorthodox

Péter Eötvös: Music for New York

Budapest Music Center Records/2002
(improvisation) synthesizer-transformed Hungarian zither and hurdy-gurdy: Péter Eötvös; soprano saxophone and percussion improvisation: László Dés; bodhrán: András Dés; original tape recorded in Oldorf, Germany, 1971; additional recording: Budapest, 2001; composition years: 1971, 2001; time: 10:50

Joseph Benzola: I will let fall from heaven a shower of roses
When You Get to Saturn, Take a Left

Amanita Music/2021
piano: Joseph Benzola; time: 8:36

Gerald Barry: All day at home busy with my own affairs
In the Asylum

Mode Records/2022
piano: Gerald Barry; recorded at the Harty Room, School of Music, Queen’s University, Belfast; composition year: 2015; time: 2:56

Hour 3

Sascia Pellegrini: Waves
Open Space 44 — Pepples/Pellegrini/Takahashi/Boretz
Open Space/2021
electronics: Sascia Pellegrini; composition year: 2020; time: 7:36

Adam Stanović: We Are the Voices of the Wandering Wind*
Hymnes sans paroles

empreintes DIGITALes/2022
(stereo fixed medium); realized at the studio of Sydney Conservatorium, Sydney, Australia; premiered at the festival L’Espace du son at Théâtre Marni, Brussels, October 26, 2018; recomposed at Adam Stanović’s studio, Sheffield, UK, 2022; additional sounds: Adrian Moore, Dale Jonathan Perkins; time: 7:07
*”We are the voices of the wandering wind which moan for rest and rest can never find.” — Edwin Arnold

Matthew Burtner and MICE: Sandprints
MICE World Tour

Mobile Interactive Computer Ensemble created by Matthew Burtner; sounds on Sandprints: Microphones in the Namib Desert, performers whistling; composition year: 2009; time: 6:59

Claire Chase: Terrestre (K. Saariaho)
Terrestre (various composers)
New Focus Recordings/2012
International Contemporary Ensemble (violin: Eric Carlson; harp: Nuiko Wadden; percussion: Nathan Davis; cello: Kivie Cahn-Lipman; flute soloist: Claire Chase); recorded at Oktaven Audio, Mt. Vernon, New York; composer: Kaija Saariaho; composition year: 2002; time: 11:13

Nicholas Chase: Bindu

Cold Blue Music/2017
electric violin: Robin Lorentz; computer, electronics: Nicholas Chase; recorded at Mercer Island, Washington, Eugene, Oregon, and Architecture Studios, Los Angeles, July 2016; composition year: 2013; time: 10:55

Stephen Lucky Mosko: Piano (from Indigenous Music II)
Indigenous Music

O.O. Discs/1998
piano: Vicki Ray; recorded at Mad Hatter Studios and the California Institute of the Arts; Autumn 1997; composition year: 1984; time: 7:16

— FIN —

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