Martian Gardens – 05/20/2013

Thursday, May 16, 2013
Martian Gardens for May 19-20, 2013

Sundays live broadcast/webcast
21:00–24:00 EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
May 19, 2013

webcast: Mondays 9:00 — Noon EDT
May 20, 2013 Host: Max Shea
online playlists: Martian Gardens blog


Ursula Mamlok: Sonar Trajectory
Mamlok Volume 2
Bridge Records/2010
electronic music on magnetic tape: Ursula Mamlok; recorded at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center, 1966; composition year: 1966; time: 4:07

David Tudor: Anima Pepsi
The Art of David Tudor 1963-1992 boxed-set
New World Records/2013
live electronics: David Tudor; recorded in the Pepsi Pavilion, Expo ’70, Osaka, Japan, 1970; time: 23:37

Iannis Xenakis: Hibiki Hana Ma
Electronic Works 2
Mode Records/2009
electronic music on 8-channel tape: Iannis Xenakis; presented at the Federation of Iron and Steel Companies’ Pavilion, Osaka World’s Fair, 1970; sound sources: UPIC, orchestra, biwa (Japanese lute), snare drum; composition years: 1969-1970; time: 17:45

Denis Smalley: selections from Tides
a. Pools and Currents (excerpt) [3:00]*
b. Sea Flight (12:47)
empreintes DIGITALes/2000
electroacoustic music: Denis Smalley; created at the University of Toronto Computer Systems Research Group, the Experimental Studio of Finnish Radio at Helsinki, and the Ina-GRM, Paris; final mix at completed at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, 1984; composition year: 1984; time: 12:47
*TAINT Radio version only

Trevor Wishart: selections from Two Women*
a. Sirens (Margaret Thatcher quoting St. Francis of Assisi) (3:26)
b. Stentor (Ian Paisley talking about Margaret Thatcher) (2:27)
Electronic Music Foundation/2000
voice processing, sounds: Trevor Wishart; premiered at the Parachialkirke, Berlin, in a concert commemorating the 50th anniversary of Musique Concrete, September 1998; composition year: 1998
*refers to the subjects Margaret Thatcher and Lady Diana

Trevor Wishart: selections from the VOX Cycle
a. Vox 2 (2:13)
b. Vox 3 [Hocket] (0:47)
MusicWorks 98 [various artists]
MusicWorks Magazine/2007
voice processing: Trevor Wishart; vocal group: The Electric Phoenix; composition years: 1980-1988

Neely Bruce: Eight Ghosts
a. 49 (3:38)
b. 38 (2:05)
c. 25 (3:35)
d. 58 (1:18)
e. 39 [Marilyn Monroe] (5:26)
f. 21 (2:21)
g. 28 (2:49)
h. 28 (1:52)
The Electric Phoenix Sing Neely Bruce
The Plague & Other Vocal Works
Mode Records/1991
vocal group: The Electric Phoenix; text: Michael McClure, “Ghost Tantras” (1964), recorded at October Sound, London, July 1989; composition year:1989; total time: 19:39

Blue Gene Tyranny: Decertified Highway of Dreams II
Go, Blue
O.O. Discs/2000
Digital Music Ensemble of the University of Michigan; (soloists — electric bassoon: Steve Newton, electric flute: Jessica Johnson), conductor: Stephen Rush; recorded at Ann Arbor, 2000; composition year: 2000; time: 3:43

Larry Austin: Redux
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 39 [various artists]
Music from the University of North Texas
Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia (CEMI)
Centaur Records/2012
for violin and computer; computer music: Larry Austin; violin: Patricia Strange; composition year: 2007; time: 7:28

Allen Strange: Shaman, Sisters of Dreamtime
a. Evocation (1:37)
b. Crystal Woman (2:44)
c. Serpent Woman [Cihuocoatl) (3:09)
d. Sun Woman [Sutalidihi] (3:10)
e. Sky Woman [Selu] (1:54)
f. Jaguar Woman (1:47)
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 26 [various artists]
Music from the Center for Research in Electro-Acoustic Music (CREAM)
San Jose State University, San Jose, California
Centaur Records/1998
electronic music: Allen Strange; amplified violin: Patricia Strange; recorded at the Aurora Studios, Modesto, California, November, 1997; composition year: 1994; total time: 14:21

Jace Clayton: selections from Evil Nigger
a. Evil Nigger Part I (J.Eastman) [6:00]*
b. Evil Nigger Part IV (J. Eastman) [10:0]**
The Julius Eastman Memory Depot
New Amsterdam Records/2013
composer: Julius Eastman; arrangements, processed piano: Jace Clayton; pianos: David Friend, Emily Manzo; recorded at Merkin Concert Hall, New York City, 2013; composition year: 1979; time: 10:02
*WMUA Version only
**TAINT Radio version only

Philip Glass and Allen Ginsberg: Jahweh and Allah Battle
Hydrogen Jukebox
Nonesuch Records/1993
narrator, text: Allen Ginsberg; piano: Philip Glass; vocal ensemble with flute: Carol Wincenc, reeds: Andrew Sterman; percussion: Frank Cassara, James Pugliese; keyboards, conductor: Martin Goldray; recorded at The Looking Glass Studios, New York City, 1992-1993; time: 3:40

Anthony De Mare: Nowth Upon Nacht (J. Cage)
Pianos and Voices (Music of John Cage and Meredith Monk)
composer: John Cage; piano, voice: Anthony De Mare; text: James Joyce, “Finnegans Wake,” recorded at Master Sound Astoria, Astoria, New York, 1991; composition year: 1984; time: 0:49

Diamanda Galás: Let My People Go
The Singer
Mute Records/1992
voice, piano, lyrics: Diamanda Galás; music: traditional; recorded at Sorcerer Sound, New York City; time: 4:57

Joane Hétu:
a. Fragment Territoire (1:04)
b. Ô madame la mort (4:06)*
La Femme Territoire ou 21 Fragments D’Humus
conductor, voice, objects, melodica: Joane Hétu ; voice, objects: Susanna Hood; accordion, voice: Alice Tougas St-Jak; voice, flutes, alto saxophone, keyboards, objects: Jean Derome; percussions, objects, voice: Isaiah Ceccarelli; recorded at Studio 270, Montreal, 2011
*WMUA version only

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