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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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

TAINTRADIO.ORG
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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Martian Gardens – 07/30/2014

Martian Gardens radio for July 27 & July 30, 2014

MARTIAN GARDENS

WMUA .ORG
Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. — 12:00 a.m. EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
July 27, 2014

TAINTRADIO.ORG
webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. — 9:00 p.m. EDT; Saturdays 3:00 a.m. – 6:00 a.m.
Host: Max Shea

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

SET ONE
Earle Brown: Three Pieces(No. 2)
Yvar Mikhashoff – Panorama of American Music [various artists]
From Antheil to Zappa 1911-1991
Mode Records/2013
piano: Yvar Mikhashoff; recorded at Slee Hall, Buffalo, New York, 1991-1992; composition year: 1951; time: 1:45

Judith Shatin: Grito del Corazón
Time to Burn
Innova Recordings/2014
(for clarinets and electronics) clarinets: F. Gerard Errante, D. Gause; composition year: 2001; time: 5:18

SINGLE PLAY
John Cage: Variations III
for one or any number of people performing any actions
Variations I-III
Mode Records/2003
electronics: John D.S. Adams, D’Arcy Philip Gray, Andrew R. Miller (MOTION Ensemble); recorded at Memorial Hall, University of New Brunswick, Fredricton, New Brusnwick, Canada, June 19, 2001; composition years: 1962-1963; time: 20:00

SET TWO
Carey Nutman: Moon Spin 2001
The Sea and the Snake
MPS Music and Video/2013
electronics: Carey Nutman; time: 9:04

Morton Subotnick: And the Butterflies Begin to Sing IV
Images Will Descend to the Ground
a. The waves are bitter (0:39)
b. Truth will remain simple, and gigantic wheels, will ride the bitter waves (1:13)
c. And images will descend to the ground (1:52)
And the Butterflies Begin to Sing
New World Records/1997
electronics: Morton Subotnick; The Amernet String Quartet (violins: Kyoko Kashiwagi, Marcia Littley de Arias; viola: Malcolm Johnson; cello: Javier Arias-Flores); recorded at Corbett Studios, Cincinnati, Ohio, composition year: 1988; time: 3:36

Paul Dolden: excerpts from Who Has the Biggest Sound?
a. The Village Wind Orchestra – The Answer is Blowing in the Winds (3:37)
b. Who Has the Biggest Noise (2:00)
c. To Play or Not to Play? (1:00)
d. The Village Wind Orchestra – more Blowing in the Wind (2:55)
Who Has the Biggest Sound?
Starkland/2014
instruments, electroacoustics, processing: Paul Dolden; recorded at the composer’s studio, Val-Morin, Québec, 2005-2008; total excerpts time: 10:32

SET THREE
Louis Dufort: Hi_Res
Trans_Canada — ZKM/Karlsruhe [various artists]
empreintes DIGITALes/2009
electroacoustic music realized at the studios of the zkm, Germany, premiered at trans_canada, zkm, Mediantheater, Karlsruhe, Germany, 2005; composition year: 2005; time 13:37

Louis Dufort: Matério_*
Montreal Sound Matter [various artists]
Pogus Productions/2006
electroacoustic music realized at the composer’s studio, Montreal, premiered at Spatio Lumino — Festival Montréal / Nouvelles musiques 2007, Société des arts technologiques (SAT), Montreal, February 24, 2007; composition year: 2006

SINGLE PLAY
Françoise Barrière: Aujourd’hui
Par Temps Calme Et Ensoleillé
Le Chant De Monde/1992
electroacoustic music realized at Groupe de musique expérimentale de Bourges, 1975, time: 18:53

SINGLE PLAY
Alvin Curran: Canti Illuminati II
Solo Works — The ’70s
New World Records/2010
instruments, tapes, processing: Alvin Curran; recorded in Rome, 1974; composition year: 1977; time: 19:00

SINGLE PLAY
Jorge Antunes: Sinfonia Das Diretas (Direct Elections Symphony) (1st 1/2)
Sinfonia Das Diratas
Sistrum Edições Musicais Ltd./1995
for choir, ensemble, electronic effects and car horns; composed for Diretas Já, 1984; excerpt time: 20:00

SET FOUR
Beatriz Ferreyra: Río de los pájaros azules
Cultures Électroniques 14 (various artists)
Le Chant Du Monde/2000
electroacoustic music: Beatriz Ferreyra; realized at the composer’s studio, commissioned by the Bregman Studio, Dartmouth College, 1998; time: 12:07

Peter Cusack: selections from Where is the Green Parrot?
a. Squabble (1:28)
b. Safari (5:46)
c. Good Sport (3:44)
d. Nightjar (1:00)
Where is the Green Parrot?
ReR Megacorp/1999
field recordings: Peter Cusack; seabirds on b: Chris Watson; total excerpts time: 10:30

Martian Gardens – 07/16/2014

TAINTRADIO.ORG
webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. — 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: July 16, 2014
Host: Max Shea

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

SINGLE PLAY
George Perle: Modal Suite
a. Moderato (0:32)
b. Slowly (1:32)
c. Very Quickly (0:38)
Eight Pieces (1938-1997)
Bridge Records/2014
piano: Michael Brown; recorded at Oktaven Audio, Yonkers, New York, May 2013; composition year: 1940; time: 2:45

SET ONE
Guy Barash: Blind Huber
a. Blind Huber [i] (1:42)
b. Swarm (1:00)
c. Blind Huber [ii] (1:38)
d. Workers [attendants] (1:20)
e. Geometry (1:39)
f. Burmens [i] 1:58
Facts About Water
Innova Recordings/2014
soprano: Jamie Jordan, tenor: Eric Dudley; piano: Kathleen Supové; guitar: Nadav Lev; violin: Rachel Golub; clarinet: Vasko Dukovski; marimba: Amy Garapic; trombone: Daniel Linden; conductor: David Bloom; text: Nick Flynn; recorded at Dubway Studios, New York City; composition year: 2011; total time: 7:07

John Cage:
a. The Wonderful Widow of Eighteen Springs (2:32)
b. Nowth Upon Nacht (0:49)
Sylvia Smith — The Year Begins to be Ripe
11 West Records/2008
composer: John Cage; voice: Christie Finn; closed piano: Sylvia Smith; recorded at the University of Baltimore County, Maryland; composition years: a. 1942, b. 1984; text: James Joyce, “Finnegans Wake,” total time: 3:21

Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon: Páramo
Exchange — Latin America (various artists)
CRI/2000
The Furious Band (flute, piccolo: Andrée Martin; clarinet, bass clarinet: Oscar Espina-Ruiz; violin: Gabrielle Painter, cello: David Russell; piano: Gabriel Shuford; percussion: Tomm Roland; conductor: Paul Paul Vaillancourt; recorded at the Staller Center for the Arts, SUNY, Stony Brook, December 11, 1999; composition year: 1999; time: 7:01

SET TWO
Percy Grainger:
a. In a Nutshell III
b. Pastorale
Yvar Mikhashoff — Panorama of American Piano Music
Mode Records/2013
(composer: Percy Grainger); piano: Yvar Mikhashoff; recorded at Slee Hall, Buffalo, New York, 1991-1992; composition year: 1916; time:11:47

Percy Grainger:
a. Free Music No. 1 [for Four Theremins] (1:33)
b. Free Music No. 2 [for Six Theremins] (1:19)
c. Beatless Music [for Six Theremins] (0:33)
Lydia Kavina — Spellbound! Works for Theremin
Mode Records/2008
composer: Percy Grainger; theremins: Lydia Kavina; recorded at Patrych Sound, Bronx, New York, July 10, 2000; composition years: a. 1936, b. 1937, c. 1937; total time: 3:18

Music from the BBC Radiophonic Workshop –
a. Daphne Oram: Amphitryon 38 (1:50)
b. Daphne Oram and Desmond Briscoe: Sound for a Radio Drama (1:05)
c. Desmond Briscoe: Quartermass and the Pit (sound effects) (0:36)
BBC Radiophonic Workshop — A Retrospective (various artists)
BBC Music/2000
compositions, electronics: Daphne Oram, Desmond Briscoe; composition year: 1958 (a,b,c); total time: 3:31

Cluster & Eno: Schöne Hände
Cluster & Eno
Gyroscope Records/1996 (orig. Sky Records LP/1977)
composition, synthesizers: Brian Eno, Hans-Joachim Roedelius, Dieter Moebius; recorded at Conny Plank’s Studio, Munich, Germany, 1977; time: 3:03

SET THREE
Fountainhead: Wind on Water
Cloud Cover
Aucourant Records/1998
composition, electronics: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at RST’s studio, Roswell, Georgia; time: 6:19

Steve Roach: Trancemigration
Land Mass
Timeroom Editions/2008
synthesizers, electronics: Steve Roach; recorded live on Star’s End, WXPN, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2008; time: 7:52

Music from University of Illinois Experimental Music Studios –
a. Lejaren Hiller: Vocalise from Seven Electronic Studies for Two-Channel Tape (5:32)
b. IBM 7094: Early sound synthesis sample (1:41)
In Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the University of Illinois
Experimental Music Studios (1958 — 2008) [various artists]
University of Illinois School of Music EMS/2008
a. composer: Lejaren A. Hiller, b. composer: anonymous; MUSICOMP computer program written by Lejaren Hiller and Robert Blake; composition year: 1963 (a,b); total time: 7:13

SET FOUR
John Bischoff: Audio Combine
Audio Combine
New World Records/2012
electronics, computers: John Bischoff; recorded at Littlefield Concert Hall, Mills College, Oakland, California; composition year: 2009; time: 12:53

Juan Blanco: Music para Danza
Nuestro Tiempo (Our Time)
Innova Recordings/2013
sine-wave generator, tape dubbing: Juan Blanco; recorded in Cuba; composition year: 1961; time: 5:28

Hugh Le Caine:
a. Dripsody [An Etude for Variable Speed Recorder] (1:28)
b. Invocations (2:20)
c. Nocturne (3:07)
Compositions and Demonstrations 1946 — 1974
Electronic Music Foundation/1999
electronics, tapes: Hugh Le Caine; recorded at National Research Council’s Electronic Music Laboratory (ELMUS) , Ottawa, Canada; composition years: a. 1955, b. 1957; c. 1962; total time:6:55

SET FIVE
David Rosenboom: Given the Senses the Real Pregeometry
Zones of Influence, Part III
Zones of Influence
Pogus Productions/2014
electronics: David Rosenboom; percussion: William Winant; recorded at the Dizzy Gillespie Digital Recording Complex, California Institute of the Arts, and the composer’s studio, Valencia, California, composition years: 1984, 1985; revised for this recording 2013; time: 8:36

Gil Delindro: Live in Silent Barn
MusicWorks #119 (various artists)
MusicWorks Magazine/2014
field recordings, amplified sounds, feedback: Gil Delindro; recorded at The Silent Barn, Brooklyn, New York, March 24, 2014; time: 12:58

SET SIX
David D. McIntire: The Pornography of Unfettered Optimism
Electronic Music Midwes [various artists]
Irritable Hedgehog Music/2014
voices: Michelle Allen McIntire; electroacoustics: David McIntire; realized at the composer’s studio, Kansas City, Missouri, 2010; premiered at Electronic Music Midwest, 2011; time: 6:55

Ann Magnuson: Art Professor
Pretty Songs & Ugly Stories
Asphodel/2007
music: Chopin, Prelude in E Minor; text: Ann Magnuson; piano, voice: Ann Magnuson; time: 2:29

Robert Ashley: Gretchen (from Au Pair)
Atalanta (Acts of God) Volume II
Lovely Music, Ltd./2010
voices: Robert Ashley; Jacqueline Humbert; text: J. Humbert; electronics: Tom Hamilton; recorded at Teatro Olimpico in Rome, 1985; time: 4:54

Melody Sumner Carnahan: My Pleasure
The Time is Now
Frog Peak Music/1996
voice, arrangement: Barbara Golden; additional voices: Ben Azarm, Sheila Davies, Carla Fabrizio; cello: Carla Fabrizio; keyboards: Barbara Golden; text: Melody Sumner Carnahan, 1983; time: 8:21

If, Bwana/Al Margolis: Tattooed Love Muffins
Rex Xhu Ping
Pogus Productions/2005
voice, text: Dan Andreana; voice: Laura Biagi; bowed cymbals:: Detta Andreana; tapes, clarinets, processing: Al Margolis; time: 11:52

J.K. Randall: Intimacy (a polemic) (1-3)*
Open Space 10 (Randall/Boretz)
Open Space/1999
voice: Jim Randall; recorded in New York City for a meeting of the Society for Music Theory; time: 10:00
*excerpt on TAINT Radio version 3:40

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Martian Gardens – 07/02/2014

MARTIAN GARDENS

WMUA .ORG
Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. — 12:00 a.m. EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
June 29, 2014

TAINTRADIO.ORG
webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. — 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: July 2, 2014
Host: Max Shea

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

SINGLE PLAY
Mason Bates: Terrycloth Troposphere
Stereo is King
Innova Recordings/2014
percussion: Cynthia Yeh, Jacob Nissly, Eric Banks; electronics: Mason Bates; time: 5:15

SET ONE
Eno – Hyde: Time to Waste It
High Life
Warp Records/2014
CDJ processing, distorted organ, backing voice: Brian Eno; electric guitars, backing voice: Karl Hyde; drums: Fred Gibson; electric guitar, processed electric guitar: Leo Abrahams; recorded at Brian Eno’s studio, London, April 2014; time: 8:19

Brian Eno: I Fall Up
Ali Click maxi-single
Opal/1992
vocal, synthesizer, processing: Brian Eno; lead and rhythm guitar: Jamie West Oram; drum loop: Ian Dench; recorded 1991 for the cancelled album My Squelchy Life; time: 4:54

Brian Eno: Distributed Being
Nerve Net
Opal/1992
piano: John Paul Jones; drums: Richard Bailey; conga: Isaac Cheapenin; guitar solo: Robert Fripp; bass, voice, organ, synthesizer mix: Brian Eno; time: 4:41

SET TWO
Tirta Sari Ensemble: Kapi Raja (King of Birds)
The Music of Bali Volume II – Legong Gamelan
Celestial Harmonies/1997
The Tirta Sari Gamelan Ensemble of Peliatan Village; recorded at the Pura Gunung Sari Temple, Bali; total time: 3:05

Glenn Kotche: Traveling Turtle
Adventureland
Cantaloupe Music/2014
(for Gamelan); Gamelan Galak Tika, director: Evan Ziporyn; additional percussion: Glenn Kotche; recorded at the Endicott World Music Room, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; composition year: 2007; time: 5:20

Glenn Kotche: Clapping Music Variations (after Steve Reich)
Mobile
Nonesuch Records/2006
clapping, electronics: Glenn Kotche; recorded at The Loft, Chicago; time: 4:45

Steve Reich: Clapping Music
Early Works
Nonesuch Records/1987
clapping: Russ Hartenberger, Steve Reich; recorded at RCA Studio A, New York City; composition year: 1972; time: 4:45

Brian Chase: Stick Shot Harmonies Drone
Drums and Drones
Pogus Productions/2013
(for percussion); recorded in Brooklyn, New York; time: 4:49

Timorese percussion group: Tari Likurai
[Retrieving Heroes from Battle]
Music of Timor
Celestial Harmonies/2000
(from Kabupaten Belu drum dance (Likurai), field recording, Atambua, Timor; recorded in January, 1990; time: 4:52

SET THREE
Arie Shapira: Piano Concerto
Jerusalem Symphony, conductor: Yuval Zorn; piano: Amit Dolberg; recorded in Jerusalem, May 6, 2014; composition years: 2000–2003; time: 11:30
(download courtesy of Arie Shapira)

George Cacioppo: Bestiary I: Eingang
Advance of the Fungi
Mode Records/2006
(for soprano, piano, and 5 percussionists); Ataelier de Musique Contemporaine de CNR de Versailles; conductor: Lionel Arnaud; piano: Jacqueline Méfano; soprano: Janet Pape; text: Rainer Rilke; recorded at the CNR de Versailles, March 26, 2004; remixed at CCMIX, Paris; composition year: 1960; time: 8:12

SET FOUR
Morton Feldman: String Quartet No. 1 (31-40)
String Quartet No. 1/Structures/Three Pieces
Mode Records/2014
Flux Quartet (violins: Tom Chiu, Conrad Harris; viola: Max Mandel; cello: Felix Fan); recorded at the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York; October 2009; composition year: 1979; excerpt time: 10:11

Philip Corner: Calling! OM (“from the ’70s”)
Extreme Positions
New World Records/2007
(for piano and 2 trombones); piano: Philip Corner; trombones: James Fulkerson, Hilary Jeffery (the Barton Workshop); recorded at Het Bethanienklooster, Amsterdam, spring 2006; composition year: 1972; time: 8:54

Philip Corner: Short Piano Piece XIII
40 Years and One — Philip Corner Plays the Piano
XI Records/2001
piano: Philip Corner; recorded at iiwii studios, New Jersey, January 1998; composition year: 1957; time: 1:50

SET FIVE
David Rosenboom: The Stochastic Port
from The Winding of a Spring
Zones of Influence
Pogus Productions/2014
electronics: David Rosenboom; percussion: William Winant; recorded in the Dizzy Gillespie Digital Recording Studio, California Institute of the Arts and the composer’s studio, Venice, California; composition years: 1984, 1985, revised 2013; time: 11:21

Kenneth Gaburo: The Wasting of Lucrecetzia
Tape Play
Pogus Productions/2000
(electronic music on tape); recorded at The University of Illinois Experimental Music Studio and the composer’s studio; composition year: 1964; time: 3:43

The League of Automatic Music Composers: Radio Air Check
LAMC 1978-1983
New World Records/2007
computer music network: Tim Perkis, John Bischoff, Jim Horton; recorded at Mills College, Oakland, California, 1981; time: 2:58

Noah Creshevsky: Götterdämmerung
The Twilight of the Gods
Tzadik Records/2010
electroacoustic processing: Noah Creshevsky; vocals, trumpet: Susan Watts, clarinet, alto sax: Alex Kontorovich; violin, vocals: Amy Zakar; bass, vocals: Heather Chriscaden Versace; tenor sax, alto sax: Audrey Betsy Welber; trumpet: Ben Holmes; piano: Adrian Banner; drums: Gregg Mervine; samples: The Klez Dispensers; composition year: 2009; time: 4:04

SET SIX
Douglas Doherty: Pacific 462
On the Edge of Chaos
MPS Music & Video/2012
(electroacoustic music); recoded at the University of Birmingham, UK; composition year: 1997; time: 8:50

Pete Stollery: Back to Square One
Scènes
empreintes DIGITALes/2011
(electroacoustic music); realized at the Studio Circé of IMEB, Bourges, 2007; North East Scotland’s Festival of New Music Sound at the Mitchell Hall, University of Aberdeen, September 1, 2007; time: 10:17

SINGLE PLAY
Manuel Rocha Iturbide: Purusha-Prakriti
Cultures électroniques Vol. 19 (various artists)
Mnémosyne Musique Media/2012
(electroacoustic music); realized at IMEB, Bourges, France, 2006; time: 12:23

-FIN-

Martian Gardens – 06/18/2014

TAINTRADIO.ORG – Episode 077
webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. — 9:00 p.m. EDT & Saturdays 3:00 a.m. 0 6:00 a.m.
Host: Max Shea

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

SINGLE PLAY
Carrie Rose: High Flyer (R. Erickson)
Books of Flutes
Smith Publications/2008
composer: Robert Erickson; solo flute: Carrie Rose; composition year: 1969; time: 5:50

SINGLE PLAY
Robert Erickson: String Quartet No. 1
I. (5:38)
II. (4:11)
III. (5:36)
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: 1950; total time: 16:10

SET ONE
Namaste Duo: Sulle Ali Delle Ombre (G. Bruni)
Different Visions
MPS Music & Video/2008
(composer: Giuseppe Bruni, for 2 clarinets and tape); Namaste Duo (clarinets: Guido Arbonelli, Paolo Gallipoli); time: 9:39

Esther Lamneck: Trio for Clarinet and Two Computers (Lippe/Lamneck)
I. 4:35
II. 2:42
III. 5:11
Cigar Smoke
Innova Recordings/2007
composers: Esther Lamneck, Corte Lippe; clarinet: Esther Lamneck; recorded at Vecchio Mulino Produzione; Lucca, Italy; 2002; composition year: 2002; time: 12:29

SET TWO
Morton Feldman: Piano Piece (to Philip Guston)
Aki Takahashi Plays Morton Feldman
Mode Records/1996
piano: Aki Takahashi; recorded at SUNY Purchase, December 1995; composition year: 1963; time: 3:54

Yvar Mikhashoff: Vertical Thoughts (M. Feldman)
Panorama of American Piano Music [various artists]
from Antheil to Zappa: 1911 to 1991
Mode Records/2013
(composer: Morton Feldman); piano: Yvar Mikhashoff; recorded at Slee Hall, Buffalo, New York, 1991-1992; composition year: 1963; time: 3:36

John Cage: Spontaneous Earth
Complete Short Works for Prepared Piano
Mode Records/2007
prepared piano: Philipp Vandré; recorded at Hessischer Rundfunk, Frankfurt, 2002; composition year: 1944; time: 2:49

John Cage: Five
The Number Pieces 6
Mode Records/2012
(for unspecified instruments or voices); blown bottles: Essential Music (Judith Gordon, Maya Guniji, John Kennedy, Eric Kivnick; Charles Wood); recorded at SUNY Purchase, 1993-1994; composition year: 1988; time: 5:00

George Crumb: Softly and Tenderly
from American Songbook VII
A cycle of Hymns, Spirituals, Folk songs, and American Indian Chants
Complete Crumb Edition Volume 16
Bridge Records/2014
soprano: Ann Crumb; Orchestra 2001 (amplified piano: Marcantonio Barone; percussion: Brenda Weckerly, Greg Giannascoli, David Nelson, William Kerrigan), conductor: James Freeman; recorded at Swarthmore College, October 2012; composition year: 2010 (lyrics: “Softly and Tenderly,” Will L. Thompson, published 1880); time: 8:28

George Crumb: Firefly Song
from American Songbook V: Voices from a Forgotten World
A cycle of American songs from north and south, east and west
Complete Crumb Edition Volume 15
Bridge Records/2011
mezzo-soprano: Jamie Van Eyck; Orchestra 2001 (amplified piano: Marcantonio Barone; percussion:
William Kerrigan, Susan Jones, David Nelson, Angela Nelson), conductor: James Freeman; recorded at Swarthmore College, October 2008; time: composition year: 2006 (lyrics: “Firefly, Oijibwe origins, American Primitive Music (1909); time: 1:31

SET THREE
Mary Jane Leach: Song of Sorrows
Ariadne’s Lament
New World Records/1998
(composer: M.J. Leach, under the influence of Monteverdi); The Booke Chapel Choir of Bucknell University, conductor: William Payn, Bucknell; lyrics: Ottavio Rinuccini, Mary Jane Leach; composition year: 1995; time: 8:00

Oöphoi: Dissolving in the Void
Electroacoustic Music Vol. VII (various artists)
Electroshock Records/2002
(composer: Gianluigi Gasparetti [Oöphoi], electroacoustic); composition year: 2000; time: 9:26

SET FOUR
Jukka Ruohomäki: June Sessions Remix
Compendium International — Bourges 2006 [various artists]
Mnémosyne Musique Média/2012
(electroacoustic); improvised electric guitar, MIDI-guitar: Mikko Räisänen; recorded and remixed at IMEB, Bourges, France; composition years: 2001, 2007; time: 12:44

The Legendary Pink Dots:
a. Prague Spring [instrumental] (3:26)
b. Leper Colony (6:26)
Shadow Weaver
Play It Again Sam/1992
synthesizers, keyboards, vocals, lyrics: Edward Ka-Spel; synthesizers, keyboards: Silverman; wind instruments: Neils Van Hoornblower; electric guitar: Martijn Van Kleer; bass guitar: Ryan Moore; violin: Patrick Q. Wright; recorded in The Netherlands; time: 9:52

SET FIVE
Pierre Alexandre Tremblay: Still, Again
A short chamber opera
La marée
empreintes DIGITALes/2013
(electroacoustic); soprano: Peyee Chen; text, processing, interactive system, and multitrack tape: P.A. Tremblay; realized and recorded at the composer’s studio and the studios of the University of Huddersfield, UK; composition years: 2012, 2013; time: 14:07

Radwan Ghazi Moumneh: Amanem
MusicWorks #119 — Summer 2014 [various artists]
MusicWorks Magazine/2014
vocals, buzuq (Middle Eastern long-necked lute), electronics, processing: R.G. Moumneh; recorded at Hotel2Tango, Montreal; released under the AKA Jerusalem In My Heart, album title, “Mo7it Al-Mo7it,” (Constellation Records), 2013; time: 8:54

SINGLE PLAY
Lou Cohen:
a. Homage to Cage (8:43)
b. Symphony 6 (for Noah Creshevsky) (9:33)
Music
Pogus Productions/2013
sampled instruments, MIDI keyboard: Lou Cohen; total time: 18:13

– FIN –

Martian Gardens – 06/10/2014

Martian Gardens for June 8 & 11, 2014

MARTIAN GARDENS – EPISODE 077

WMUA .ORG
Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. — 12:00 a.m. EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
June 8, 2014

TAINTRADIO.ORG
webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. — 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: June 11, 2014
Host: Max Shea

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

hour one

SET ONE
Current 93:
a. Those Flowers Grow
b. Stone Witness I
I Am The Last of All The Field That Fell
The Spheres/2014
vocals: David Tibet; piano: Reinier Van Houdt; saxophone: John Zorn; bass: James Blackshaw; guitar: Tony McPhee; organ: Jack Barnett; hurdy gurdy: Ossian Brown; drums: Carl Stokes; bass clarinet: Jon Seagrott; lyrics: David Tibet, Norbert Knox; total time: 8:43

J.K. Randall: Mudgett: Monologues by a mass murderer*
a. Electronic Prelude (3:00)
b. Toronto (6:57)
Computer Music (Randall/Vercoe/Dodge)
Nonesuch/1974
(for electronics and voice) soprano: Melinda Kessler; realized at the Columbia Princeton Electronic Music Center; composition year: 1965; time: total time: 10:02
*SET TWO TAINT RADIO and WMUA recurrent versions

In memory of James K. Randall (June 16, 1929 – May 29, 2014)

SET TWO
J.K. Randall: selections from 1st Gathering*
a. The Shadow knows (1:21)
b. Into a Stiff Wind (3:41)
c.Tintinnabulation (2:04)
A Garland of C-Sound
Open Space/2004
(for C-Sound software and synthesizer); recorded at Princeton University, 2004; total excerpts time: 7:05
*SET ONE TAINT Radio and WMUA recurrent versions

Gordon Mumma: Music from the Venezia Space Theatre
Studio Retrospect
Lovely Music, Ltd./2000
(electronic music for theater); composed and recorded in 1964 for the 27th Venezia Biennale of Teatro dell Spazio, September, 1964; time: 11:55

SET THREE
Musica Elettronica Viva: New Music America Festival (excerpt)
MEV 40 (1967 — 2007)
New World Records/2008
soprano saxophone: Steve Lacy; trombone: Garrett List; digital synthesizer, sampler, MAX/MSP software, Crackle Box: Richard Teitelbaum; sampler, MIDI keyboard, flugelhorn: Alvin Curran; piano: Frederic Rzewski; recorded at the Knitting Factory, New York City, November 15, 1989; excerpt time: 12:00

Melody Sumner Carnahan & Out of Context ensemble:
a. Mask (5:42)
b. Luggage (6:54)
One Inch equals 25 Miles
Burning Books/2005
words: Melody Sumner Carnahan; music: J.A. Deane; Out of Context (cornet: Jon Baldwin; sampler, live sampling: C.K. Barlow; oud, electronics: Stefan Dill; voice, acting: John Flax; cello: Katie Harlow; bassoon: Sam Rhodes; vocalist: Molly Sturges; viola: Alcia Ultan; drums, percussion: Jefferson Voorhees; sampler, uniflute, conductor: J.A. Deane); recorded at Outpost Recording Space, Albuquerque, December 10, 2004; time: 12:46

SET FOUR
Brigitte Robindoré: L’Autel de la Perte et de la Transformation
CCMIX Paris — Xenakis/UPIC/Continuum [various artists]
Mode Records/2001
(electronic music); Brigette Robindoré: UPIC/CCMIX; Centre de Création Musicale Iannis Xenakis, Alford, France; composition year: 1993; time: 8:33

Horacio Vaggione: TILL
Musiques pour Piano et Electroacoustique
Mnémosyne Musique Media/1995
(for piano and electroacoustic music); piano: Philip Mead; realized at the IMEB, Bourges, France; composition year: 1991; time: 12:45

SET FIVE
Elodie Lauten: Cat Counterpoint
Piano Works
Unseen Worlds/2010
piano, sequencer, sound loops: Elodie Lauten; composed and recorded in New York City, 1983; time: 3:23

Elodie Lauten: Heaven
Tronik Involutions
O.O. Discs/1996
(improvised/composed electronic music); time: 6:18

In memory of Elodie Lauten 1950 — 2014

David Borden: The Continuing Story of Counterpoint, Part Twelve A
The Continuing Story of Counterpoint Parts 9-12
Cuneiform Records/1988
Performed by Mother Mallard (composer, synthesizers: David Borden; wind instruments: Les Thimming; voice: Ellen Hargis); recorded at Calf Audio, Ithaca, New York, composition year: 1987; time: 7:21

Laurie Spiegel: Folk Study
The Expanding Universe
Unseen Worlds/2012 (orig. LP Philo/1980)
synthesizer: Laurie Spiegel; recorded at Bell Labs, February 1975; time: 2:03

SET SIX
Yver Mickhashoff: two pieces by La Monte Young
a. Study No. 2 (0:46)
b. Sarabande (3:14)
Panorama of American Piano Music [various artists]
from Antheil to Zappa: 1911 to 1991
Mode Records/2013
(composer: La Monte Young) piano: Yvar Mikhashoff; recorded at Slee Hall, Buffalo, New York, 1991-1992; composition years: a. 1959; b. 1959, revised 1989; total time: 4:00

Bernard Rands: selections from Preludes for piano
a. Ricercare (3:28)
b. Ostinato (2:49)
c. Bordone (1:44)
Piano Music (1960 — 2010)
Bridge Records/2013
piano: Robert Levin; recorded at SUNY Purchase, March — October, 2013; composition year: 2007; time: 8:00

Lions Gate Trio: Nocturne (from Angel Chant) (A. R. Thomas)
Piano Trios
Centaur Records/1999
composer: Augusta Read Thomas; Lions Gate Trio (piano: Florence Millet; violin: Katie Landsdale; cello: Scott Kluksdahl; recorded at Patrych Sound Studios, New York City, November, 1997; composition year: 1991, revised: 1994; time: 7:28

SINGLE PLAY
Ken Thomson: Perpetual
a. Underlying (6:21)
b. Bad Idea (4:18)
c. Don Pullen says it’s OK (4:42)
Thaw
Cantaloupe Music/2013
(string quartet); the JACK Quartet (violins: Christopher Otto, Ari Streisfeld; viola: John Pickford Richards; cello: Kevin McFarland); bass clarinet: Ken Thomson; recorded at Flux Studios, New York City, August 2012; composition year: 2010; total time: 16:22

SINGLE PLAY*
Peter Zummo:
a. Fresh Batteries (6:57)
b. Rocket Scientist (9:45)
Experimenting with Household Chemicals
XI Records/1995
trombone, voice: Peter Zummo; amplified cello, keyboard bass, voice: Arthur Russell; marimba, voice: Bill Ruyle; recorded at various locations 1987-1991; total time: 16:43

*TAINT RADIO version only

– FIN –

Martian Gardens – 05/07/2014

Martian Gardens for May 4 & 7, 2014

MARTIAN GARDENS

WMUA .ORG
Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. — 12:00 a.m. EDT
(Live version returns to three hours, May 4, 2014)
TAINTRADIO.ORG
webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. — 9:00 p.m. EDT & Saturdays 3:00 a.m. (Eastern)
Webcast date: May 7, 2014
Host: Max Shea

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

hour one

SINGLE PLAY
George Crumb: Sun and Shadow
(Spanish Songbook II)
A cycle of five songs on the poetry of Federico Garcia Lorca
I. Lazy River (Corriente Lenta) [3:53}
II. The Fly (Mosca) [2:29}
III. The Interrupted Concert (El Concertieto Interrumpido) [2:33]
IV. Dance of the Moon in Santiago (Danza da Lua en Santiago) [2:33]
V. Farewell (Despedida] [3:15}
Complete Crumb Edition Volume 16
Bridge Records/2014
soprano: Ann Crumb; amplified piano: Marcantonio Barone; texts: Garcia Lorca; recorded at Swarthmore College, July 2013; composition year: 2009; total time: 15:24

SINGLE PLAY
Arthur Levering: Drinking Songs
a. A Drinking Song [1:59]
b. Potatores exquisiti [3:57]
c. Le Vin Perdu [2:47]
d. Dronken [3:18]
Parallel Universe
New World Records/2014
mezzo-soprano: Krista River; harps: Franziska Huhn, Amanda Romano; pianos: Donald Berman, John McDonald; conductor: Scott Wheeler; texts: a. W.B. Yeats, b. Anon.(13th c. Bavaria), c. Paul Valéry, d. Anon. (14th c. England); recorded at Distler Performance Hall, Tufts University, May 29, 2009; composition year: 2005; time: 12:13

SET ONE
Ben Johnston: I Concentrate on You (C. Porter)
from Revised Standards
Ruminations
MicroFest Records/2014
composer: Cole Porter, 1940, arr. Ben Johnston, 1987; Eclipse String Quartet; time: 2:28

Elizabeth Brown: Three Arias from “A Bookmobile for Dreamers”
a. Bookmusic
b. Swamp Aria
c. Lullaby
Mirage
New World Records/2013
theremin, tapes: Elizabeth Brown; recorded at the Liguria Study Center, Bogliasco, Italy, March 2012; composition year: 2011 (music to accompany animation by Lothar Osterburg); time: 6:55

Anne LeBaron: Concerto for Active Frogs
Rana, Ritual & Revelations
Mode Records/1992
(for frog sounds, male soloist, chorus, and ensemble) The New Music Consort, conductor: Anne Lebaron; tenor sax, animal calls: George Cartwright; trombone: Jim Stanley; percussion, tape: William Trigg; baritone voice: David Shea; chorus: Rodney Thomaston, Susan Botti, Adam Weisman, Julie Marti, Christina Wheeler, David Anthony, Debra Degenhardt, Michael Rosensky; originally recorded in 1975; composition year: 1975; time: 10:44

hour two

SET TWO
Eve Beglarian: Testy Pony
Songs from the River Project II
EVBVD Music/2012
voice: Eve Beglarian, text: Zachary Schomberg; violin: Ron Blessinger; cello: Hamilton Chaifetz; composition year: 2011; time: 3:53

Twisted Tutu: Touchtone Tony
Play Nice
O.O. Discs/1999
telephony, processing: Eve Beglarian, Ben Rubin; phone message: Touchtone Tony, the Hotline Homeboy; composition year: 1994; time: 1:43

David Hahn: Apocalypse Cow
Apocalypse Cow/Chernobyl
Fin Records/2011
sampling (Bush, Rumsfeld, aircraft, bombs, cows, pornografische Klänge): David Hahn; composition year: 2010; time: 1:39

Phillip Kent Bimstein: A Little Bit About My Cows
Garland Hirschi’s Cows
Starkland/1996
sampler: PKB, sampled voice: Garland Hirschi; sampled lowing: Garland Hirschi’s cows, Springdale, Utah; composition year: 1990; time: 2:47

Polly Moller: Cold Blood
60 x 60: 2004/2005 [various artists]
Vox Novus/2007
electronics, flute, voice, text: Polly Moller; time: 1:00

Annie Gosfield: Daughters of the Industrial Revolution (excerpt)
Almost Truths and Open Deceptions
Tzadik/2012
sampling keyboard: Annie Gosfield; electric guitar: Roger Kleier; cello: Felix Fan; drums, percussion: Ches Smith; percussion: Alex Lipowski; recorded at the Kitchen, New York City; composition year: 2011; time: 5:35

Secluded Bronte: Pistacchio (sic.)
Secluded in Jersey City
Pogus Productions/2013
found sounds, microphones, laptop: Adam Bohman, Jonathan Bohman, Richard Thomas; recorded at WFMU, New Jersey, November 7, 2002; time: 4:31

SET THREE
John Luther Adams: Sky with Four Suns
Cold Blue Two (various artists)
Cold Blue Music/2012
ETHEL (violins: Cornelius Dufallo, Jennifer Choi; viola: Ralph Farris; cello: Dorothy Lawson); recorded at Kaleidoscope Sound, Union City, New Jersey, July 2011; composition year: 2010; time: 4:25

James Tenney: Mallets in the Air
Cold Blue Two (various artists)
Cold Blue Music/2012
Partch diamond marimba (in just intonation): Erin Barnes; Formalist Quartet (violins: Andrew McIntosh, Andrew Tholl; viola: Mark Menzies; cello: Ashley Walters); recorded at Architecture Studios, Los Angeles, 2010; composition year: 2002; time: 4:40

SET FOUR
James Tenney: Percussion Response (with Ergodos I)
Melody, Ergodicity and Indeterminacy
Mode Records/2007
(for computer music and percussion); percussion: Tobias Liebezeit; recorded in the Netherlands, 2007; composition year: 1964; time: 8:42

Peter Batchelor: Nebula (from Kaleidoscope: Cycle)
Kaleidoscope
Pogus Productions/2013
(electroacoustic music); realized at the Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, composition year: 2012; time: 13:17

hour three

SET FIVE
Maggi Payne: Electric Ice
Experimental Music Studios 1958 — 2008 [various artists]
In Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of
the University of Illinois Experimental Music Studios [boxed set]
U. of Ill. EMS/2008
electronics, synthesizers: Maggi Payne; recorded at the University of Illinois Experimental Music Studios, Urbana-Champaign, 2008; time: 6:31

Barbara Golden & Melody Sumner Carnahan:
At the Corner of Alive & Jesus (2nd 1/2)
At the Corner of Alive & Jesus
Burning Books/2001
music, narration: Barbara Golden; text: Melody Sumner Carnahan; vocals: Barbara Golden, Sheila Davies, Barney Jones; keyboards: Barbara Golden; percussion: William Winant; guitar: Larry Polansky; flute: Maggi Payne; viola, violin: Mary Oliver; saxophone: George Brooks; additional voice: K. Atchley; additional narration: Robert Ashley, David Cremin; remasterering: Maggi Payne, ABC, Sydney, Australia; premiered at The Lab, San Francisco, 1988; excerpt time: 18:00

SINGLE PLAY
Eduardo Reck Miranda: Le Jardin de Jérôme
Mother Tongue
Sargasso/2004
computer music composed and recorded at the Bourges Institute of Electroacoustic Music Studios, France; composition year: 2001; time: 111:50

Xenia Pestova: On the Impossibility of Reflection (S. Wilson)*
Shadow Piano
Innova Recordings/2013
(for piano and electronics, composer: Scott Wilson); piano: Xenia Pestova; recorded at Elgar Concert Hall, University of Birmingham, UK; composition year: 2011; time: 12:40

Ikue Mori: Kaleidoscope*
Labyrinth
Tzadik/2001
computer, drum machine: Ikue Mori; recorded in Brooklyn, December 2000; time: 3:10

*TAINT Radio and WMUA automated versions only

– FIN –

Martian Gardens – 04/16/2014

hour one

SINGLE PLAY
Mary Kathleen Ernst: Mosquito (Jing Jing Luo)
Keeping Time
Innova Recordings/2014
composer: Jing Jing Luo; piano: MKE; composition year: 1991; time: 5:26

SET ONE
Tim Hodgkinson: Jo-Ha-Kyu
Onsets
Mode Records/2014
(for string quartet, harp, trombone, synthesizer, and glass); Ne(x)tworks, conductor: Tim Hodgkinson; recorded at the Issue Project Room, New York City, April 18, 2010; composition years: 2000-2010; time: 15:56

Catherine Jauniaux & Tim Hodgkinson:
a. Infant Sorrow (2:47)
b. The dancers under the hill (3:07)
Fluvial
Ad Hoc/2005 (orig. WOOF LP/1983)
a. vocals: Catherine Jauniaux; bassoon, sopranino sax: Lindsay Cooper; percussion, vibraphone, xylophone: Dominic Weeks; percussion, clarinet, piano: Tim Hodgkinson; text: William Blake; b. vocals: Catherine Jauniaux; organ, viola: Tim Hodgkinson; recorded at Cold Storage Studio, London, summer 1983; total excerpts time: 5:56

SET TWO
Melody Sumner Carnahan: Try Being Alive in THIS World
Try Being Alive in THIS World (e.p)
Burning Books/2011
words: MSC; voice: Elizabeth Wiseman; sound design: Dino J.A. Deane; voice recorded at Mayhem Studios, October 12, 2006; sound recorded at MOV-IN Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, December 11, 2006; realized for CD, February 27, 2007; time: 10:05

Fortner Anderson & Ned Bouhalassa: 3 Out of Every 10
Annunciations
Les Blocs errants/2012
words, voice: Fortner Anderson; electroacoustic music: Ned Bouhalassa; recorded in Montreal, 2012; time: 7:22

Glenn Kotche: The Haunted, Movement 4: Hive
Adventureland
Cantaloupe Music/2014
percussion: Matthew Duvall, Doug Perkins, Glenn Kotche; recorded at Ganz Hall, Institute of Chicago, 2011; time: 3:32

hour two

SET THREE
Judith Shatin: Time to Burn
Time to Burn
Innova Recordings/2014
oboe: Aaron Hill; percussion: Mike Schutz, I-Jen Fang; composition year: 2006; time: 10:25

Wendy Mae Chambers: Mamman Brigitte
122
New World Records/1998
percussion: Michael Pugliese, Randy Crafton, Jason Cirker, Charles Kiger, Andy Bowman, Kory Grossman, Mark Belair, Dan McMillan, Frank Cassara, David Cossin, Jimmy Musto, Dominic Donato, conductor: Howard Van Hyning; recorded at St. Paul’s Chapel, Columbia University, July 21, 1994; time: 4:42

Gloria Coates: Aria: “Junge Witwe” (from The Force for Peace in War)
Inidan Sounds
New World Records/2002
soprano: Sigune von Osten; Musica-viva ensemble Dresden, conductor: Jürgen Wirmann; text: Charlotte Hagedorn (Berlin, 1941); recorded at Munich Philharmonic Chamber Hall, Gasteig cultural center, February 27, 1992; composition year: 1973; time: 5:00

SET FOUR
Paul Rudy: Sun’s Soliloquy
Electronic Music Midwest (various artists)
Irritable Hedgehog Music/2014
(electroacoustic music); composition year 2012; time: 7:02

Mara Helmuth: The Edge of Noise
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 36 [various artists]
The Composer in the Computer Age XI
Mara Helmuth: Sound Collaborations
Centaur Records/2007
(for ensemble and computer music); performed by the NeXT Ens, conductor: Mara Helmuth; recorded at the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati; composition year: 2004; time: 7:45

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

SINGLE PLAY
Benjamin Boretz: Downtime
Open Space 31 (Postlude/Downtime/The Memory of All That)
Open Space/2014
(for piano and electronic percussion); piano: Ian Pace; recorded in London, 2012; composition year: 2005; time: 19:53 (WMUA live 10:00)

hour three
TAINT Radio and WMUA automated versions only

Boretz, Continued

SET FIVE
Cindy McTee: Introduction: On with The Dance
(Symphony No. 1: Ballet for Orchestra, Mvt. I)
Symphony No. 1: Ballet for Orchestra, and other works
Naxos Records/2013
Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor: Leonard Slatkin; recorded at the Fisher Music Center, Detroit, May 2012; composition year: 2002; time: 8:20

Felix Mendelssohn: “Ruy Blas” Concert Overture, op. 95
Lento-Allegro molto
Mendelssohn: 5 Symphonies – 7 Overtures (boxed set)
Deutsche Grammophon/2002
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor: Claudio Abbado; recorded at All Saints Church, Tooting, London, November 1986; composition year: 1839; time: 8:39

In memory of Claudio Abbado (June 26, 1933 — January 20, 2014)

SET SIX
Luigi Nono: Como una ola fuerza y luz (abridged)
(Like a wave of strength and light)
a. Beginning (2:33)
b. Interno dolce (1:47)
c. Duro deciso (2:14)
d. Piano Entry (6:55)
e. Dolcissimo sereno (2:11)
f. Orchestra Entry (10:02)
g. Orchestra and Piano Entry (4:20)
Como una olo fuerza y luz, etc.
Deutsche Grammophon/1988
(for soprano, piano, orchestra, and tape; text: Julio Huasi, paen to Luciano Cruz); soprano: Slavka Taskova; piano: Maurizio Pollini; Symphony Orchestra of Bayerischen Radio, conductor: Claudio Abbado; composition years: 1971-1972; total abridged time: 25:38

Arnold Schoenberg: Peripetie: Sehr rasch
(from Fünf Orchesterstücke op. 16)
Schönberg / Messiaen
CPO/2000
Saarbrücken Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor: Hans Zender, recorded at Frankfurt Singakademie; composition year: 1909; time: 2:29

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Martian Gardens – 04/9/2014

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

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

hour one

SINGLE PLAY
George Crumb: from Makrokosmos, Volume I, Part Three
a. The Abyss of Time (Virgo) (2:41)
b. Spring-Fire (Aries) (1:29)
Complete Crumb Edition Volume 8
Bridge Records/2005
amplified piano: Robert Shannon; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, November 2003; composition years: 1972-1973; total excerpts time: 4:10

SET ONE
Judith Shatin: Hoshech Al P’ney HaTehom
(Darkness Upon the Face of Deep)
Time to Burn
Innova Recordings/2014
electronic music: Judith Shatin; composition year: 1990; time: 11:13

Alice Shields: Sacrifice
Apocalypse — An Electronic Opera
CRI/1993
voice, text, keyboards, synthesizers: Alice Shields; electric guitar: Jim Matus; recorded at Quality Studios and the Columbia Princeton Electronic Music Center, New York City; composition year: 1990; time: 9:58

SET TWO
Ingram Marshall: Cortez
Ikon and Other Early Works
New World Records/2000
tape music: Ingram Marshall; text, voice: Don McCaig; composition years: 1972-1973; time: 8:29

Jay Batzner: Near Burning
Electronic Music Midwest [various artists]
Irritable Hedgehog Music/2014
fixed media: Jay Batzner; composition year: 2005; time: 7:56

Jorge Reyes: Omeyocan, Lugar 2
El Costumbre
Extreme Records/1993
percussion, body percussion, spirit catcher, Aztec ocarina: Jorge Reyes; recorded at El Cuarto de Maquinas, Mexico City; composition year: 1992; time: 4:17

hour two
Updated April 6, 2014, 23:50

SET THREE
Somei Satoh: Burning Meditation
From the Depth of Silence
Mode Records/2004
baritone: Thomas Buckner; The Janáček Philharmonic, conductor: Petr Kotik; text: Kazuko Shiraishi; recorded at Philharmonic Hall, Ostrava, Czech Republic, May 7, 2003; text: Kazuko Shiraishi; composition year: 1993; time: 12:11

David Lang: from Death Speaks
a. Death Speaks 2: I Hear You (3:45)
b. Death Speaks 3: Mist is Rising (5:02)
Death Speaks
Cantaloupe Music/2013
bass drum, vocals: Shara Worden; guitar: Bryce Dessner; piano: Nico Muhly; violin, vocals: Owen Pallett; composition year: 2012; total excerpts time: 8:47

SET FOUR
Mary Kathleen Ernst: Keeping Time (V. Fung)
Keeping Time
Innova Recordings/2014
composer: Vivian Fung; piano: MKE; recorded at Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts; composition year: 2011; time: 3:49

David Rosenboom: In the Beginning: Etude III (for keyboard & two oranges)
In The Beginning (1978-1981)
New World Records/2012
piano: David Rosenboom; recorded at the composer’s studio, CalArts, June 18, 2012, composition year: 1980; time: 6:15

Vijay Iyer:
a. Spellbound and Sacrosanct, Cowrie Shells and the Shimmering Sea (7:33)
b. When We’re Gone (3:27)
Mutations
ECM Records/2014
piano, electronics: Vijay Iyer; recorded at Avatar Studios, New York City, September 2013; total excerpts time: 11:00

SINGLE PLAY
Artemiy Artemiev & Christopher De Laurenti:*
a. A Glimpse (2:05)
b. Internal Static Bursts (3:38)
57 Minutes to Silence
Electroshock Records/2002
synthesizers, electronics: Artemiy Artemiev, Christopher De Laurenti; total excerpts time: 5:43
*WMUA Live version only

SET FIVE
Philippe Auclair: Le Creux de L’Enfer
Compendium International — Bourges 2006 [various artists]
Mnémosyne Musique Media/2006
(electroacoustic music); composition year: 2006; time: 10:03

hour three
TAINT Radio and WMUA automated versions only

Artemiy Artemiev & Phillip B. Klingler: Broken Sleep in the Fracture Zone
A Moment of Infinity
Electroshock Records/2002
synthesizers, Artemiy Artemiev, Phillip B. Klingler; composition year: 2001; time: 11:07

SINGLE PLAY
Helmut Lachenmann: Grido
Complete String Quartets
Mode Records/2014
The JACK Quartet; Klaus-von-Bismarck-Saal, Köln, October 31, 2007; time: 25:24

SET SIX
Iannis Xenakis: Anemoessa
50 Years of Holland Festival — A Dutch Miracle (boxed set)
Globe/1997
(for mixed choir and orchestra); Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus of the Netherlands Radio, conductor: Richard Dufallo; recorded a Concertgebouw Amsterdam, June 16, 1979; composition year: 1979; time: 12:04 (sans applause)

Iannis Xenakis: Diamorphoses
Electronic Music
Electronic Music Foundation/1997
electronic music composed at Groupe de Recherches Musicales, Paris, 1957; time: 6:53

Iannis Xenakis: Concret PH
Electronic Music
Electronic Music Foundation/1997
electronic music composed at Groupe de Recherches Musicales, Paris, 1958; time: 2:42

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