Martian Gardens – 08/06/2014

MARTIAN GARDENS – Episode 084

WMUA .ORG
Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. — 12:00 a.m. EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
August 3, 2014

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webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. — 9:00 p.m. EDT; repeats Saturdays 3:00 a.m. – 6:00 a.m.
Webcast date: August 6, 2014
See program schedule for archived editions of Martian Gardens.

Host: Max Shea

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog
email: maxtshea@gmail.com

SINGLE PLAY
Robert Erickson: Summer Music
Orchestral, Chamber, & Vocal Music
Naxos Records/2007 (orig. 1990)
(for violin and tape); violin: Mia Wu; recorded at Yale Divinity School, New Haven, Connecticut, June 1989; composition year: 1974; time: 15:41

SET ONE
John Luther Adams: Among Red Mountains
Red Arc/Blue Veil
Cold Blue Music/2007
piano: Stephen Drury; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, composition year: 2001; time: 11:00

John Luther Adams: Strange Birds Passing
Songbirdsongs
Mode Records/2012
New England Conservatory Music Ensemble, director: John Heiss; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music; October 3, 2006; composition years: 1983, 2003; time: 6:43

John Cage: In A Landscape (excerpt)
In A Landscape
Catalyst Records/1994
piano: Stephen Drury; recorded at Clinton Studios, New York City; composition year: 1948; excerpt time: 1:25

SET TWO
John Cage: Child of Tree
The Works for Percussion 3
Mode Records/2014
amplified plant materials: D’Arcy Philip Gray; recorded at Sutton United Church, Sutton, Quebec, July 2008; composition year: 1975; time: 8:11

Paul Rudy: Degrees of Separation, “Grandchild of Tree”
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 33 (various artists)
Toys in the Attack: Electroacoustic Music from the UMKC iMPACT Center
Centaur Records/2002
(for amplified cactus, digital effects, tape); cactus: Nathan David; recording engineer: Paul Rudy; recorded at the University of Missouri Kansas City; composition year: 1999; time: 10:01

Brian Eno: In Dark Trees
Another Green World
EG Editions/1987 (orig. Island LP/1975)
rhythm generator, percussion, electric guitar: Brian Eno; recorded at Island Studios, London, Summer 1975; time: 2:29

SET THREE
Robert Scott Thompson: Wind in the Trees (excerpt)
Amorphia
Aucourant Records/2007 (orig. 1995)
electroacoustic music: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at the composer’s studio, Roswell, Georgia; excerpt time: 10:30

Eduardo Kusnir: Como es Lily
Lily
Mnémosyne Musique Média/1996
electroacoustic music: Eduardo Kusnir; recorded at LPM Studios, Buenos Aires; Argentina; composition year: 1985; time: 10:30

SET FOUR
Malcolm Goldstein: Summer
The Seasons — Vermont
XI Records/1998
double bass: Robert Black; wood flutes, electric guitar, percussion: Mark Steven Woods; oboe, English horn, ocarina: Joseph Celli; violin: Malcolm Goldstein; saxophones, vibraphones: Tom Guralnick; vibraphone, percussion: Brian Johnson; vocalizing, accordion: Kenneth Karpowicz; recorded at Real Art Ways, Hartford, February 26, 1983; composition year: 1980-1982; excerpt time: 16:05

Laurie Spiegel: Riding the Storm
Unseen Worlds
Scarlet Records/1991
Music Mouse, MIDI, FM, digital processing: Laurie Spiegel; composition year: 1990; time: 4:22

SET FIVE
Hildegard Westerkamp: Cricket Voice
Transformations
empreintes DIGITALes/2010 (orig. 1996)
cricket song and environmental sounds recorded in the “Zone of Silence” in the desert of Northern Mexico; completed at Westerkamp’s Studio, Vancouver, BC, 1987; composition year: 1987; time: 10:55

Mary Lee Roberts: Things Fall Apart
6 Compositions
Open Space/1997
(computer music) mastered on Sonic Solutions at New York University by Mary Lee Roberts, 1997; time: 7:40

Marco Oppedisano: In Dark Wood
from Scenes from Dante’s Inferno
Electroacoustic Compositions for Electric Guitar
OKS Recordings of North America/2007
electric guitar, processing: Marco Oppedisano; composition year: 3:30

SET SIX
Ricardo Mandolini: El cuaderno del alquimista
Cultures Électroniques 16 (various artists)
Magistère Prix 29e Concours International 2002
Mnémosyne Musique Média/2002
electroacoustic music: Ricardo Mandolini; realized at IPEM Studio, Gand, Beligium, 1979; time: 9:28

Alex Shapiro: Bioplasm
Notes from the Kelp
Innova Recordings/2007
flutes, piccolo: Los Angeles Flute Quartet; recorded at Citrus Studios; Glendora, California, March 2004; composition year: 2004; time: 11:56

SET SEVEN
Eve Beglarian: Preciosilla
Overstepping
O.O. Discs/1998
voice, percussion: Eve Beglarian; flute Margaret Lancaster; text: Gertrude Stein; recorded at Noise Production, New York City; composition year: 1990; time: 7:42

John Cage: Living Room Music
a. To Begin (1:06)
b. Story (2:25)
c. Melody (3:10)
d. End (1:23)
The Works for Percussion 2
Mode Records/2012
(for percussion, household objects, recorder, and voices); Third Coast Percussion; text (b.): Gertrude Stein, “The World is Round”; recorded at Boutell Memorial Concert Hall, Norther Illinois, University DeKalb, Illinois, June 2011; composition year: 1940; time: 8:00

African Head Charge: Stebeni’s Theme
Great Vintage Volume 1 & 2
On-U-Sound/1991
traditional African chant: Stebeni, AHC; percussion: Style Scott, Bonjo Iyabinghi Noah; production: Adrian Sherwood, recorded at Berry Street Studio, London; 1981, time: 3:42

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