Martian Gardens – 05/27/2013

Martian Gardens for May 26-27, 2013


Sundays live broadcast/webcast
21:00–24:00 EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
May 26, 2013

webcast: Mondays 9:00 — Noon EDT
May 28, 2013 Host: Max Shea
online playlists: Martian Gardens blog


John Cage/David Tudor: Indeterminacy # 76
(concerning Henry Cowell’s Oriental music class)
Smithsonian Folkways/1992
reader, text: John Cage; piano, electronics: David Tudor

Ursula Mamlok: Grasshoppers
I. Sunday Walk (0:33)
II. Night Serenade (1:24)
III. In the Rain (0:30)
IV. Minuet (0:50)
V. In the Army (0:45)
VI: Hurry Home (0:37)
The Music of Ursula Mamlok Volume 4
Bridge Records/2013
piano: Holger Groschopp; recorded in Berlin, Gartenstra├če, September 2012; composition year: 1956

Benjamin Boretz: Red Hook (Language, as a music IV)
Open Space 10 (Randall/Boretz)
Open Space/1999
monologue: Benjamin Boretz; “Remember,” Irving Berlin, performance uncredited; composition year 1978; time: 9:00

Noah Creshevsky: Highway
The Tape Music of Noah Creshevsky
EM Records/2004
electronic music on tape: Noah Creshevsky; composition year: 1979; time: 8:53

John Cage: Imaginary Landscape No. 4. “March No. 2” (First Version)
The Works for Percussion I
Mode Records/2011
music for 12 radios and ensemble; College-Conservatory of Music Percussion Ensemble, conductor: James Culley; recorded at Werner Concert Hall, College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati, Ohio, May 25, 2006; composition year: 1942; time: 4:26

Pauline Oliveros: Bye Bye Butterfly
Women in Electronic Music 1977 [various artists]
New World Records/2006 [orig. 1977]
electronic music on tape: Pauline Oliveros; recorded at the San Francisco Tape Music Center, 1965; composition year: 1965; time: 8:00

Val Stephen:
a. Fireworks (2:00)
b. The Orgasmic Opus (0:45)
Electronic Music [various artists]
recorded in Melbourne, Australia, 1963; composition year: 1963

The Human League: The Circus of Death
Virgin Records/1979
voice, lyrics: Philip Oakey; synthesizers, electronics: Martyn Ware, Ian Craig Marsh; recorded at Workshop Studios, Sheffield, 1979; time: 4:00

Desmond Briscoe: Phra the Phoenician*
BBC Radiophonic Workshop (A Retrospective) [various artists]
BBC Music/The Grey Area of Mute/2000
electronics: Desmond Briscoe; recorded at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, London, 1960; composition year: 1960; time: 0:49

Delia Derbyshire: Doctor Who (R. Grainer)
BBC Radiophonic Workshop (A Retrospective) [various artists]
BBC Music/The Grey Area of Mute/2000
composer: Ron Grainer; realization, synthesizers: Delia Derbyshire; recorded at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, London, 1963; composition year: 1963; time: 2:19

Brian Hodgson: TARDIS
BBC Radiophonic Workshop (A Retrospective) [various artists]
BBC Music/The Grey Area of Mute/2000
electronics: Brian Hodgson; recorded at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, London, 1963; composition year: 1963; time: 1:25

John Eaton: Thoughts on Rilke
First Performances
Electronic Music Foundation/2007
soprano: Michiko Hirayama; Syn-Kets: John Eaton, Jane Schoonover Smith; vibration plate, sound mixing: Paolo Ketoff; text: Rainer Maria Rilke, “Sonnets to Orpheus, Part II, Sonnet 10,” composition year: 1966; time: 10:57
*TAINT Radio version only

Andrew May: Still Angry
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 39 [various artists]
Music from the University of North Texas
Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia
Centaur Records/2012
music for flute, clarinet, and computer; flute: Elizabeth McNutt; clarinet: Esther Lamneck; software: Andrew May; quotations from songs by Joy Division, Magazine, and the Buzzcocks performed by Andrew May; premiered in Manchester, England, at the Tornado Project; composition year: 2007; time: 8:51

Biota: Watch and Watch
The $100 Guitar Project [various artists]
Bridge Records/2013
the $100 guitar: Tom Katsimpalis, Mark Piersel, and Charles O’Meara; time: 1:58

Alvin Curran: Light Flowers Dark Flowers (excerpt)
Solo Works — The ’70s
New World Records/2010
piano, toy piano, Serge modular synthesizer, tapes, electronics: Alvin Curran; recorded in Rome, 1974; composition year: 1974; excerpt time: 10:00

John Cage/David Tudor:
Mesostics re Merce Cunningham/Untitled [excerpt]
The Art of David Tudor boxed-set
New World Records/2013
voice: John Cage; live electronics: David Tudor; recorded at the Pro Musica Nova Festival, Radio Bremen, May 8, 1972; composition year: 1972; excerpt time: 22:00

David Tudor: Rainforest, Version I — Music for Dance
Mode Records/1998
live electronics: David Tudor, Takehisa Kosugi, for the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, recorded in New Delhi, India, 1990; composition year: 1968; time: 21:35

Pauline Oliveros: Bog Road (excerpt)*
No Mo
Pogus Productions/2002
Buchla Series 100 Box: Pauline Oliveros; recorded at the Mills Tape Music Center, Oakland, Summer of 1967; composition year: 1967; excerpt time: 16:00/complete time: 33:11
* excerpt on TAINT Radio version/complete on WMUA Version

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