Max Shea’s Martian Gardens, Ep. 883 – Mondays mid-3am EDT; Fridays 3-6am

Episode 883
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts

Featured on Taint Radio, week of April 1, 2018
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Listen: Where and When

Hour I

SET ONE
Noah Creshevsky: La Sonnambula
Rounded With a Sleep
Pogus/2011
electroacoustic music: Noah Creshevsky; clarinet: Sherman Friedland; composition year: 2010; time: 10:08

Allen Strange: Sleeping Beauty (selections)
a. Dreams of Fools (Waltz) (4:34)
b. Whispers (3:15)
c. Noble Procession (3:06)
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 18 (various artists)
Centaur Records/1994
(for amplified violin and computer-generated sounds); violin: Pat Strange; recorded at CREAM (Center for Research in Electroacoustic Music); San Jose State University School of Music, November 1993; composition years: 1988-1992; total selections time: 10:54

SET TWO
Jonty Harrison: Espaces cachés
Voyages
empreintes DIGITALes/2016
(electroacoustic music on 30-track tape); realizedat the composer’s studio in Birmingham, UK, 2014; premiered at the Klang! électroacoustique 2014 festival in Montpellier, France, June 7, 2014 (stereophonic Ambisonic UHJ Encoded recording was produced and mastered by Joseph Anderson in February and March 2016 at the Sound Lab of the Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media (DXARTS) of the University of Washington, Seattle, using the Ambisonic Toolkit); composition year: 2014; time: 13:54

Alvin Curran/Clark Coolidge:
a. Introduction to Mine (1:04)
b. Mine (11:09)
Maritime Rites
New World Records/2004
poetry improvisation: Clark Coolidge; maritime sounds of the U.S. Eastern Seaboard recorded and arranged by Alvin Curran; produced for NPR, 1984; total time: 12:13

Leslie Scalapino: excerpt from Way (from the Bum Series)
MP3
reader: Leslie Scalapino; recorded at the Ear Inn, Tribeca, New York City, December 13, 1986; time: 4:52

Moondog: Why Spend a Dark Night with Me?
Round the World of Sound
New World Records/2016
performed by Dedalus & Muzzix, directors: Didier Aschour, Christian Pruvost; recorded at La Muse en Circuit, Alfortville, France, November 2015; music and lyrics: Louis T. Hardin (Moondog); composition year: 1950; time: 0:59

Hour II

SET THREE
Elliott Carter: Poems of Louis Zukofsky
I. Tall and Singularly Dark (3:14)
II. Alba (1952) (1:23)
III. Finally a Valentine (0:45)
IV. O Sleep (1:56)
V. The Rains (0:47)
VI. Rune (0:57)
VII. Strange (0:47)
VIII. Daisy (0:49)
XI. You Who Were Made for this Music (3:04)
Music of Elliott Carter Volume Eight — 16 Compositions — 2002-2009
Bridge Records/2010
soprano: Lucy Shelton; clarinet: Charles Neidich; texts: Louis Zukofsky; recorded at Lefrak Concert Hall, Queens College, New York City, October 9, 2009; composition year: 2008; time: 13:44

Neil Rolnick: Plays Well With Others
Digits
Innova Recordings/2006
(for violin, bass clarinet, keyboard, electronic percussion, computer); written for and performed by the Paul DresherEnsemble’s Electro-Acoustic Band; sampled voices: Tom Ritter, Michele Ragusa; text: Neil Rolnick; recorded at the Yerba Buena Center, San Francisco; composition year: 2006; time: 13:25

SET FOUR
Lou Harrison: Suite for National Steel Guitar–
a. Jahla (1:53)
b. Solo (3:51)
c. Palace Music (2:59)
d. Threnody to the Memory of Oliver Daniel (2:53)
e. Serenado por Gitaro (1:50)
Por Guitaro–Suites for Tuned Guitars
Mode Records/2008
National Steel guitar: John Schneider; recorded at Harrison House, Joshua Tree, California, July 15, 2004; composition years: 1952, 1992; total time: 13:14

Bill Alves: Elegy for Lou Harrison
Imbal-Imbalan
Spectral Harmonies/2008
HMC American Gamelan, director: Bill Alves; cello: Roger Lebow; recorded at Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, California; composition year: 2003; time: 5:10

SINGLE PLAY
I Wayan Sadra: Buka
Karya — Compositions by I Wayan Sadra
Lyrichord/1994
(for Central Javanese pelog gamelan and voices); performed by students and faculty of the STSI; recorded at Surakarta Cultural Center, February 27, 1990; time: 3:18

Hour III

SINGLE PLAY
Pozzi Escot: Visione
New Music Series Volume 3
Neuma Records/1993
The New Events Ensemble, conductor: Francis Wada; soprano: Maria Tegzes; text: Pozzi Escot; composition year: 1964; time: 6:17

SET SIX
Sascia Pellegrini: Alchemical Studies I & II (C. Pepples)
Sascia Pellegrini Plays Music by Boretz, Pepples, an Pellegrini
Open Space/2017
piano, vibraphone, processing: Sascia Pellegrini; composer: Craig Pepples; composition year: 2014; time: 12:15

John Gibson: Red Plumes
Traces
Innova Recordings/2016
(for cello and electronics); cello: Craig Hultgren; composition year: 2008; time: 13:16

SET SEVEN
Eduardo Polonio: Matière Espace Temps
Compendium International — Bourges 2006 (various artists)
Mnémosyne Musique Média/2006
electroacoustic music: Eduardo Polonio; composition year: 2006; time: 16:19

Adolfo Núñez: Chimes
Music of Adolfo Núñez
CD-R/2004
(for four percussionists and electronic sounds); percussion: Percussions de Barcelona; composition year: 2003; time: 13:04

— FIN —

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