Max Shea’s Martian Gardens, Mondays mid-3am (EDT); repeats Saturdays 3-6am

Episode 882
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
April 20-21, 2017 (Taint Radio premiere April 23, 2018)
Contact Max Shea: 
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Listen: Where and When

Hour I

SET ONE
Dan Joseph: Opening (from Set of Four)
Electroacoustic Works
XI/2017
electroacoustic music (source: hammered dulcimer): Dan Joseph; recorded at the composer’s studio, summer 2008; time: 7:23

Laraaji: The Dance #3
Ambient 3 — Day of Radiance
Editions EG/1987 (orig. Editions EG LP/1980)
hammered dulcimer: Laraaji; tape processing: Brian Eno; time: 3:15

Tom Hamilton: City of Vorticity (excerpt)
City of Vorticity
Pogus Productions/2016
violin: Al Margolis; percussion; hammered dulcimer: Alan Zimmerman; trombone didgeridoo: Peter Zummo; electronic sound environment: Tom Hamilton; composition year: 2016; excerpt time: 10:00

SET TWO
Miyuki Ito: On a Spring Day
Go Go Go — Music from the Computer Music Center, Columbia University (various artists)
Columbia University/2000
computer music: Miyuki Ito; time: 5:13

François Giraudon: Passages
La Corrida
Mnémosyne Musique/1998
(electroacoustic music for two synthesizers); recorded at IMEB, Bourges, France; composition year: 1991; time: 11:11

Thomas Licata: Another…Turning
Electro-Acoustic Music VII (various artists)
Neuma Records/2006
electroacoustic music: Thomas Licata; realized at Hartwick College Recording and Electroacoustic Music Studios, Oneonta, New York; composition year: 2005; time: 2005; time: 5:56

SET THREE
Wayne Vitale & Brian Baumbusch: Gineman (from Mikrokosma)
Mikrokosma
New World Records/2017
(for Balinese gamelan); Santa Cruz Contemporary Gamelan, director: Brian Baumbusch; recorded at the University of California Santa Cruz, March 13, 2015; composition year: 2015; composer: Brian Baumbusch; time: 9:27

Henrik M. Uly: Jila Puru Ratu (Join in With the Chieftain) (trad.)
Music of Timor (various artists)
Celestial Harmonies/2000
vocals with sasando (gong accompaniment); recorded in West Java, January 1990; time: 2:23

Hour II

SET FOUR
John Cage: Bird Cage, Part 2
Bird Cage
Electronic Music Foundation/2000
(for two-channels of tape [sound sources: caged birds, bird cages, and conversation among John Cage, David Tudor, Joel Chaddabe, et al. recorded September 9, 1973, Albany, New York], and eight loudspeakers; composition years: 1972, 1973; selection time: 3:43

Warren Burt: 100xJohn — The View from Wombat Hill
Four Pieces 2012-2013
Scarlet Aardvark/2013
environmental sound recordings (100 recordings, 10 seconds each, recorded at Wombat Hill, Daylesford, Victoria, Australia); computer processing: Warren Burt; composition year: 2012; time: 16:40

SET FOUR
Ron Nagorcka: Dawn in the Wombat Forest
Atomic Bomb Becomes Folk Art
Pogus Productions/2014
violin: Liza Lim; clavichord, didgeridoo, electronics, field recordings: Ron Nagorcka; composition year: 1985; time: 11:41

Mari Kimura: Canon élastique
Voyage Apollonian
Innova Recordings/2017
violin, bow motion sensor, computer processing: Mari Kimura; composed and recorded at IRCAM, 2010; time: 3:22

Hildegard Westerkamp: Beneath the Forest Floor (edit)
Earth-Ear Radio Summer 2001 Edition
Earth-Ear/2001
environmental sounds recorded in old-growth forest on the British Columbia coast by Norbert Ruebsaat and Hildegard Westerkamp,1991, produced at CBC’s Advanced Audio Production Facility, Toronto; 1992; edit time: 6:19 (original 17-minute version released on “Transformations,” empreintes DIGITALes, 1996)

SINGLE PLAY
Christian Wolff:
a. Peace March II (7:28)
b. The Sad Children’s Song (1:23)
(re): Making Music — Works 1982-1999
Mode Records/2004
(a. for flute, clarinet, piano, cello, percussion; b. for soprano and bass-baritone [from From Leaning Forward, texts:Gracy Paley]); performed by The Barton Workshop; recorded in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1999; composition years: a. 1984; b. 1988; total time: 8:51

Hour III

SET FIVE
Philip Mantione: Sinusoidal Tendencies
Containers
Scattered Music/2000
computer-generated sine waves; processing: Philip Mantione; time: 9:54
See also: Sonic Circuits VIII (Innova Recordings/2000)

Tod Dockstader: Song and Lament (from Quatermass suite)
Quatermass
Starkland/1992
electroacoustic music (sound source: balloons), processing: Tod Dockstader; composition year: 1964; time: 9:41

Desmond Briscoe: Quatermass and the Pit (Effects)
BBC Radiophonic Workshop — A Retrospective (various artists)
BBC Music/2008
synthesizer, tape: Desmond Briscoe; composition year: 1958; time: 0:36

SET SIX
Victoria Jordanova: Paddleboat (from Modules for Harp & Electronics)
Dance to Sleep
CRI/1997
harp, electronics: Victoria Jordanova; composition year: 1995; time: 10:38

Quattro Mani: Lounge Lizards (M. Daugherty)
I. Sip ‘N Stir (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) (3:48)
II. Dennis Swing Club (Hamburg, Germany) (3:07)
III. Ramada Inn (Exit 1, New Jersey Turnpike) (2:54)
IV. Bamboo Bar (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) (3:50)
Lounge Lizards
Bridge Records/2017
(for two pianos & percussion); Qattro Mani (Steven Beck, Susan Grace): Pianos; percussion: John Kinzie; Michael Tetrault; recorded at Packard Recital Hall, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, October 2015; composer: Michael Daugherty; composition year: 1994; total time: 12:59

SINGLE PLAY
Eric Chasalow: Are You Radioactive, Pal?
I. Bop Energy (4:27)
II. Natural, like breathing (3:53)
III. Dramatic, cadenza-like (3:19)
Are You Radioactive, Pal?
Suspicious Motives Records/2015
(for alto saxophone and tape); alto saxophone: Philipp Stäudlin; composition year: 2010; total time: 11:39

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