Martian Gardens Episode 1136

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Martian Gardens Episode 1136
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
January 14, 2023
Contact Max Shea: martiangardensmax@gmail.com 
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Hour 1

SET ONE
David Hicks: Fractal Logic: After Compositions VIII
Open Space 53 (Pepples/Hicks)
Open Space/2023
MIDI piano: David Hicks; composition year: 2019; time: 12:47

Barry Lewis: selections from Curves and Jars
a. Wisps (2:06)
b. Random Walk (1:53)
c. Cirri (1:13)
d. Laminar (1:41)
e. Pareto Distribution (1:57)
Curves and Jars
Fractal Dice Music
MPS Music & Video/1994
electronics: Barry Lewis; recorded at Projects UK Studio, Newcastle; total selections time: 8:54

SET TWO
Brian Eno: selections from The Drop
a. Slip, Dip (2:17)
b. But If (1:49)
c. Belgian Drop (1:57)
The Drop
All Saints/1997
electronics: Brian Eno; total selections time: 6:03

Chris Brown: Obelisk
Retrospectacles

Foclesmusic/2018
(for piano and interactive computer); piano, computer: Chris Brown; recorded at Whitney Studios, Glendale, California, June 11, 2015; time: 7:54

David B. Doty: Fake Greek Music
Uncommon Practice — Selected Compositions 1984-1995

Syntonic Records/1998
computer music in just intonation: David B. Doty; time: 3:58

SINGLE PLAY
John Schneider & Just Strings: Suite No. 2 (L. Harrison)
a. Jahla (1:51)
b. Waltz for Evelyn Hinrichsen (1:57)
c. Threnody (2:33)
d. Sonata in Ishartum (1:41)
e. Beverly’s Troubadour Piece (1:33)
Just West Coast (various composers)
Music for Guitar and Harp in Just Intonation
Bridge Records/1993
just guitar: John Schneider; harp: Amy Shulman; percussion: Gene Sterling; composer: Lou Harrison; composition years: 1972, 1992; time: 9:33

Hour 2

SET THREE
Walter Zimmermann: Echoes
Voces

Mode Records/2022
mezzo-soprano: Tehila Nini Goldstein; KNM Ensemble Berlin (bass flute: Rebecca Lenton; basset horn: Theo Nabicht; violin: Ekkehard Windrich; viola: Kirstin Maria Pienka; cello: Cosima Gerhardt); text: Robert Creeley; recorded at St. Elisabeth Kirche Berlin, June 22, 2013; composition year: 2000; time: 13:43

Ted Hearne: Exposure 1 — Adjacencies (from String Quartet no. 1)
Hazy Heart Pump
New Focus Recordings/2019
Argus Quartet (violins: Clara Kim, Jason Issokson; viola: Dana Kelley; cello: Joann Whang; composition year: 2017; time: 7:30

SET FOUR
Andrew Byrne: White Bone Country, Part III — Desert Weather
a. for solo piano (1:33)
b. for piano inside and out (3:02)
c. for piano and crotales and glockenspiel (3:09)
White Bone Country
New World Records/2009
piano: Stephen Gosling; percussion: David Shivley; recorded at Patrych Sound Studios, Bronx, New York, October 2006; total time: 7:44

Gilbert Galindo: Not the light, but the fire that burns
I. The Glow that Flickers (3:12)
II. Deep Blue (4:28)
III. Burn! (5:41)
Terrestrial Journeys
Neuma Records/2023
members of Iktus Percussion (Chris Graham, Sean Statser); piano: Kathleen Supové; recorded at Oktaven Audio, Mount Vernon, New York; composition years: 2015, revised 2017; time: 13:21

SINGLE PLAY
Third Coast Percussion: selections from Percussion Quartet (D. Elfman)
a. Movement 1 (5:08)
b. Movement 4 (4:17)
Perspectives (various composers)
Çedille Records/2022
Third Coast Percussion (Sean Connors, Robert Dillon, Peter Martin, David Skidmore) recorded at the Chicago Recording Company, October 2020; composer: Danny Elfman; composition year: 2020; total selections time: 9:25

Hour 3

SET FIVE
Michael Snow: Blues with Beer, Magazines, Table and Chair
Ghosts and Monsters
[various artists]
Technology and Personality in Contemporary Music
Leonardo Music Journal CD series, Volume 8

Electronic Music Foundation/1998
whistling: Michael Snow; recorded at the composer’s studio, June 1998; reconstruction of a performance at the “Pfeifen im Walde/Whistling in the Dark festival, International Music Festival, Lucerne, Switzerland, August 23, 1997; composition year: 1997; time: 4:27

In memory of Michael Snow (December 10, 1928 — January 5, 2023
Film by Michael Snow, “Wavelength” (1967)

Dai Fujikura: Obi*
Turtle Totem
New Focus Recordings/2020
(for shō and electronics); shō: Tamami Tono; composition year: 2019; time: 16:59
*a broad sash worn with a kimono

SINGLE PLAY
Åke Parmerud: selections from Louder than Life
a. Adagio (10:13)
b. Scherzo (5:55)
Bruit Noir
empreintes DIGITALes/2022
(stereo electroacoustic music); realized at the composer’s studio, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2020-2021; premiered at the Echoes Around Me festival, Akademi der Bildenen Künste, Vienna, Austria; composition year: 2020-2021; total selections time: 16:08

SET SIX
Stanislav Kreitchi: Winter (from Four Fantasies)
Voices and Movement
Electroshock Records/2002
electroacoustic music: Stanislav Kreitchi; recorded in Moscow, January 2000-October 2001; selection time: 9:45

Daniel Leduc: selections from Die Winterreise (The Winter’s Journey)
a. Gute Nacht (2:03)
b. Die Wetterfahne (1:42)
c. Gefrorne Tränen (0:36)
d. Erstarrung (1:08)
e. Der Lindenbaum (1:28)
f. Wasserflut (1:03)
Le voyage d’hiver
empreintes DIGITALes/1999
(stereo fixed medium); realized at the composer’s studio, and the Secteur électroacoustique of the Faculty of Music of the Université de Montréal; text: Wilhelm Müller; composition years: 1995-1997; total selections time: 7:58


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