Martian Gardens Episode 1145

Martian Gardens Episode 1145
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
March 25, 2023
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Hour 1

Justin Benavidez: Goodnight Moon (E. Whitacre)
Storyteller (various composers)
Bridge Records/2022
tuba: Justin Benavidez; piano: DeLoise Lima; recorded at Opperman Music Hall, Florida State University, Tallahassee; August 2021; composer: Eric Whitacre (arr. Benavidez); composition year: 2012; time: 3:51

Aaron Tindall: selections from Are You Experienced? (D. Lang)
a. On Being Hit on the Head (3:17)
b. On Being Hit on the Head (Reprise) (1:09)
c. On Hearing the Voice of God (2:12)
Transformations (various composers)
Bridge Records/2016
(for electric tuba, narrator, and chamber orchestra); electrified tuba: Aaron Tindall; narrator: Steven Stucky; Ithaca College Chamber Orchestra, conductor: Jeffrey Meyer; recorded at Ford Hall, Ithaca College School of Music, December 13, 2014; composer, text: David Lang; composition years: 1987-1989; total selections time: 6:38

The Astra Choir: Psalm (K. Gaburo)
Unsettled Choruses (various composers)
A Terrain of Humming and Phoneties 1930-1974
New World Records/2023
The Astra Choir, conductor: John McCaughey; text: Psalm 31; recorded at the Church of All Nations, Melbourne, Australia, February 19, 2020; composer: Kenneth Gaburo; composition year: 1965; time: 2:21

Ingram Marshall: Bright Hour Delayed (from Hymnodic Delays)
Kingdom Come

Nonesuch Records/2001
Theatre of Voices, directed by Paul Hillier; recorded at The United Church, Warren Village, Warren, Vermont, October 2000; text: Jeremiah Ingalls, How Long Dear Saviour? (Psalm 199); (The Bay Psalm Book); composition year: 1997; time: 4:58

Jack Beeson: Three Settings from the Bay Psalm Book
a. My Heart’s Not Haughty Lord–Psalm 131 (1:29)
b. Clap Hands–Psalm 47 (1:35)
c. The Lord to Mee a Shepheard is–Psalm 23 (2:42)
In Praise of Singing
Albany Records/2004
Gregg Smith Singers, conductor: Gregg Smith; composition year: 1951; total time: 5:54

Johanna Beyer:
a. Bees (0:54)
b. The Federal Music Project (5:14)
Sticky Melodies
New World Records/2008
a. piano: Peter Dumsday; composition year: unknown; b. The Astra Choir, conductor: John McCaughey; text: Johanna Beyer; recorded in Melbourne, Australia, November, 2007; composition year: 1936; time: 6:10

Aine Nakamura: The Koma Top is not for Spinning
APNM, Vol. 3
(various artists)
Music from the Association for the Promotion of New Music
New Focus Recordings/2023
electronically processed voice: Aine Nakamura; time: 5:31

Annea Lockwood: Amazonia Dreaming
Tiger Balm/Amazonia Dreaming/Immersion
Black Truffle/2017
snare drum, objects, vocals: Dominic Donato; composition year: 1987; time: 4:37

Robert Honstein: An Index of Possibility: Repose 1
Lost and Found

New Focus Recordings/2023
(for percussion trio); Tigue (percussion: Matt Evans, Amy Graphic; Carson Moody); recorded at Oktaven Audio, Yonkers, New York, 2014; composition year: 2013; selection time: 4:49

Hour 2

Charles Ives: Hawthorne (Piano Sonata No. 2, Concord, Mass., 1840-1860, Mvt. II)

Neuma Records/2023
piano: Phillip Bush; recorded at the University of South Carolina School of Music Recital Hall, Columbia, August 2019; composition years: 1915; selection time: 12:28

Henry Brant: Hawthorne (A Concord Symphony, Mvt. II)
The Henry Brant Collection Vol. 7 — A Concord Symphony

Orchestral transcription of Charles Ives’ Piano No. 2, Concord, Mass., 1840-1860
Innova Recordings/2007
Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor: Dennis Russell Davies; recorded at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, September 15, 2000; composer: Charles Ives, orchestration: Henry Brant; composition year: 1915, Brant’s orchestration years: 1958-1994; selection time: 14:53

Walter Zimmermann: Self-Forgetting/Selbstvergessen

Mode Records/2021
harmonium, voice: David Tudor; violin, voice: Takehisha Kosugi; almglocken (alpine bells): D’Arcy Gray; tuned glasses, voice: John D.S. Adams; text: Meister Eckhart; composition years: 1982-1992; for the Merce Cunningham Dance Company; dance: Change of Address (1992); recorded at the University of Texas, Austin, January 1992; time: 19:33

Hour 3

Meredith Monk: Memory Song
Do You Be
voices: Andrea Goodman, Naaz Hosseini, Meredith Monk; keyboards: Wayne Hankin, Nurit Tilles; violin: Naaz Hosseini; recorded in New York City, 1987; time: 6:40

Vivian Adelberg Rudow: Weeping Rocker*
I Didn’t Want to Say Goodbye

Vivian Adelberg Rudow/2005 (CD-R)
electronic music on tape for dance: Vivian Adelberg Rudow; composition year: 1992; time: 8:40
*written for choreographer Nancy Wanich-Romita for a 1992 program about Alzheimer’s disease

Lei Liang: Hearing Landscapes III. Water and Mist
Hearing Landscapes/Hearing Icescapes

New Focus Recordings/2023
electronics (sound sources: Styrofoam peanuts dropped into a piano, guqin): Lei Liang; guqin: Wu Jing-lüe (Water and Mist Over Xiaoxiang, trad.); inspired by the paintings of Huang Binhong; recorded at Studio A, University of California San Diego; January 2022; composition year: 2015; time: 8:48

Elizabeth Hoffman: Water Spirits
Intérieurs harmoniques

empreintes DIGITALes/2012
algorithmic processing of water sounds: Elizabeth Hoffman; realized at the composer’s studio in New York City, 2007-2011; premiered at the SEAMUS 2006 National Conference, University of Oregon, Eugene, time: 10:41

Mark So: Nocturne
Part of Life
Open Space/2021
cassettes, processing: Mark So, Manfred Werder; time: 5:00

C-Schulz: selections from Plätze
a. Part 1 (1:20)
b. Part 3 (1:52)
4. Film Ton
4. Film Ton — electronics, saxophone (MIDI), oboe; piano, synthesizer, programming: Christoph Kahse; cello: Lucas Wernze; double bass: Martin Kollbau; guitar: Marcus Schmickler; trombone: Thomas Sieger; viola: Kai Stowasser; Recorded at Krone Studios, Köln, 1991; total selections time: 3:12

Jon Rose: selections from The Fence
a. Potzdamer Platz (3:33)
b. The Wrong Place (4:22)
c. The Fortune Tellers (2:43)
The Fence
ReR Megacorp/1988
violin, samples, electronics: Jon Rose; recorded in Berlin, 1996; total selections time: 10:48

— FIN —

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