Martian Gardens – 08/27/2014

Martian Gardens for August 24 & 27, 2014

MARTIAN GARDENS

WMUA .ORG
Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. — 12:00 a.m. EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
August 24, 2014
(extended edition 9:00 p.m. — 12:30 a.m. EDT)

TAINTRADIO.ORG
webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. — 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: August 27, 2014
Host: Max Shea

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

SINGLE PLAY
Fifth House Ensemble: Perpetual Spark (A. Shapiro)
Excelsior
Cedille Records/2014
composer: Alex Shapiro; Fifth House Ensemble (flute: Melissa Snoza; violin: Andrew Williams; viola: Clark Carruth; cello: Herine Coetzee; bass: Eric Snoza; piano: Jani Parsons); recorded at the Chicago Recording Company, 2013; composition year: 2011; time: 6:53

SINGLE PLAY
Robert Erickson: Corfu
Complete String Quartets
New World Records/2014
Del Sol Quartet (violins: Kate Stenberg, Rick Shinozaki; viola: Charlton Lee; cello: Kathryn Bates); recorded at Skywalker Sound, Marin County, California, December 2013; composition year: 1986; time: 22:28

SINGLE PLAY
Robert Morris: Arc for String Quartet
Robert Morris at 70 (various artists)
Compositions and Performances in Celebration
Open Space/2014
The JACK Quartet (violins: Christopher Otto, Ari Streisfeld; viola: John Pickford Richards; cello: Kevin McFarland); recorded at Baird Hall, SUNY Buffalo, October 13, 2009; composition year: 1988; time: 15:28

SET ONE
Harry Partch: Harry Partch introduces the 1953 premiere (excerpt)
Plectra and Percussion Dances
An Evening of Dance Theater
Bridge Records/2014
recorded at KPFA FM, Berkeley, 1953; total excerpt time: 2:55

Harry Partch: Castor & Pollux
A Dance for the Twin Rhythms of Gemini
Castor
a. Leda & the Swan (Insemination) [1:53]
b. Conception [1:51]
c. Incubation [1:51]
d. Chorus of Delivery from the Egg [1:53]
Pollux
e. Leda & the Swan (Insemination) [1:50]
f. Conception [1:51]
g. Incubation [1:52]
h. Chorus of Delivery from the Egg [2:00]
Plectra and Percussion Dances
An Evening of Dance Theater
Bridge Records/2014
PARTCH ensemble (ingredients may include — diamond marimba, Eroica, cymbal: Erin Barnes; voice: Paul Berkoids; kithara: Alison Bjorkedahl; canon, surrogate kiethara, Eroica: Matt Cook; cloud chamber bowls, chromelodeon: David Johnson; saxophone: Ulrich Krieger; percussion: Yumi Lee; canon: Tom Peters; guitars, canons: John Schneider; adapted viola: Derek Stein; bowls, bass marimba, Eroica, fight bell: Nick Terry; bass marimba, voice: T.J. Roy; guitar, canons: Alex Wand); recorded at Disney Hall/Redcat Theatre, Los Angeles, June 9, 2013; composition year: 1952; total time: 14:58

Lou Harrison: Short Set from “Lazarus Laughed”
a. Caligula’s Dream (1:34)
b. Miriam (1:36)
c. Round Dance (2:02)
Works 1939-2000
Mode Records/2003
flute, alto flute: Leta Miller; cello: Karen Andrie; celesta: Michael McGushin; recorded at the recital hall at the University of Santa Cruz, 2001; composition year: 1999; total time: 5:12

SET TWO
Henry Cowell: Sound Form No. 1
Dancing with Henry
Mode Records/2001
flute: Leta Miller; clarinet: Mark Brandenburg; bassoon: Jane Orzel; percussion: Russell Greenberg, Michael Strunk; recorded at the recital hall of the University of California Santa Cruz, January 2000; composition year: 1937; time: 4:51

Philip Glass & Allen Ginsberg: Nagasaki Days (Everybody’s Fantasy)
Hydrogen Jukebox
Elektra-Nonesuch/1993
The Philip Glass Vocal Ensemble; flute: Carol Winenc; reeds: Andrew Sterman; percussion: Frank Cassara, James Pugliese; keyboards, conductor: Martin Goldray; recorded at The Looking Glass Studios, New York City, 1992-1993; time: 4:56

Phil Kline: Wondrous Love
John The Revelator
A Mass for Six Voices
Cantaloupe Music/2008
Lionheart vocal group; Ethel string quartet; recorded at the Church of St. Luke’s in the Fields, Greenwich Village, August 2007; music, lyrics: traditional, arr. Kline; time: 2:42

Phil Kline: selections from Zippo Songs
a. Ours is Not (4:36)
b. Been to Hell (2:30)
Zippo Songs
Airs of War and Lunacy
Cantaloupe Music/2004
vocals: Theo Bleckmann; violin: Todd Reynolds; guitar: Phil Kline; percussion: David Cossin; recorded in New York City, September 2003; music, lyrics: Phil Kline; total excerpts time: 7:06

SET THREE
Jon Hassell: Chor Moiré
Dream Theory in Malaya
EG Records/1981
electronically filtered trumpet: Jon Hassell; recorded at Grant Avenue Studio, Hamilton, Ontario, 1981; time: 2:15

Ilia Belorukou: Gnat
I Did What Was Possible to Quiet Us
Spectropol/2014
electronics, processed saxophone:Ilia Belorukou; recorded in Saint-Petersburg, Russia; time: 5:53

Robert Scott Thompson: Waters and the Wild
Gold Flowers Bloom Mercury Petals
Aucourant Records/2009
electronics, synthesizers: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at the composer’s studio, Roswell, Georgia; time: 6:47

Robert Scott Thompson: Monk Gazes at Moon
Poesis Athesis
Lens Records/2008
electronics, synthesizers: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at the composer’s studio, Roswell, Georgia; time: 5:29

Paul Rubenstein: The Garden Still Sleeps
Soundtrack to Travels with H
A series of short films by Raeshma Razvi
Spectropol/2013
instruments, composition: Paul Rubenstein; recorded in Seattle, time: 3:45

SET FOUR
Rapoon: Cello Yellow
Cultural Forgeries
Alrealon Musique/2014
cello, percussion, processing: Robin Storey; time: 4:05

Erdem Helvacioğlu: An Unmeasured Loss of Acumen
Esther’s Memory
Aucourant Records/2013
instruments, processing: Erdem Helvacioğlu; percussion: Stuart Gerber; recorded at the CARA studios, Georgia State University, Atlanta; November, 2010; time: 4:45

Erdem Helvacioğlu: Shattered Snow Globe
Eleven Short Stories
Innova Recordings/2012
prepared piano, processing: Erdem Helvacioğlu; recorded at Robert College Suna Koçak Theater Hall, Istanbul, Turkey; time: 5:08

Brian Eno: Little Fishes
Another Green World
E.G.-Jem/1987 (org. Island Records LP/1975)
prepared piano, Farfisa organ: Brian Eno; recorded at Island Studios, London, summer 1975; time: 1:30

Brian Eno with Rick Holland: Fierce Aisles of Light
Drums Between the Bells
Warp Records/2011
electronics, voice: Brian Eno; poem, voice: Rick Holland,voices: Nick Robertson, Anastasia Afomina; recorded in London, 2011; time: 2:32

Odeya Nini: Dalai
Vougheauxyice (Voice)
pfMENTUM/2014
voice, whistling, vocalizations, noises, processing: Odeya Nini; recorded at Joshua Tree, California, September 25, 2012; time: 6:16

SET FIVE
Alain Savouret: 1st Book of Illusions
Alain Savouret
Mnémosyne Musique Media/2004
electroacoustic music realized at GMEB (IMEB), Bourges, France, 1987; time: 19:40

Gilles Gobeil: La Nuit*
from Ombres, espaces, silences…
Trois Songes
empreintes DIGITALes/2008
electroacoustic music realized at the studios of the Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe (ZKM) in Germany, winter 2005, premiered at trans_canada, ZKM, February 12, 2005; time: 2:58
* WMUA version only

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