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Verity Sharp

Verity Sharp's selection tonight includes the fascinating choral singing of South Africa’s Dizu Plaatijies Ibuyumbo Ensemble alongside songs from Scott Walker and Welsh band Pigyn Clust. Plus the Riga Philharmonic Orchestra play Cantabile by Latvian composer Peteris Vasks, and Malian griots Ousame Sacko and Yakaré Diabaté sing in praise of the Apollo lunar landing.

11.15.00

Trad arr. Tickell: The Wedding – Because He Was A Bonny Lad

Kathryn Tickell, pipes/Kit Haigh, guitar/Julian Sutton, melodeon/Gregor Borland, fiddle/Nick Holland, piano

Taken from the album Debateable Lands

Park Records PRKCD50

11.19.30

Trad: The Yellow Handkerchief

Phoebe Smith (vocals)

Taken from the album My Father’s The King of the Gypsies

Topic TSCD 661

11.23.00

South Africa

Trad arr. Plaatjies/Matotiyana: Ngqo Ngqo Ngqo

The Dizu Plaatijies Ibuyumbo Ensemble

Taken from the album African Kings

Mountain Records MOU7575D

11.28.00

Walker: Bolivia

Scott Walker

Taken from the album Tilt

Drag City DC134CD

11.35.00

Vasks: Cantabile

Riga Philharmonic Orchestra

Taken from the album Vasks: Message

BMG 8287664286 2

11.44.00

Turkey

Anon: Kurtulus Kasabiko

Cihat Askin (Askin Ensemble)

Taken from the album Istanbulin

Kalan CD 421

11.47.00

Greece

Trad: Tsirigótiko eínai to Neró

Kyría Koúla

Taken from the compilation Blowers From the Balkans

Topic TSCD928

11.50.30

Welsh

Trad: Ty a gardd – y derwydd

Ceri Rhys Matthews, pibe-cyrn

Taken from the album Pibddawns

Fflach Tradd CD1293h

11.54.00

Welsh

Trad: Blodau LLundain

Pigyn Clust

Taken from the album Enaid

Flach Tradd CD309H

11.57.00

Eriksson: Den Där

Fatang

Taken from the album Fatang

RPM Music RPMCD003

12.03.00

Trad arr. McQuaid: The Chickens They Are Crowing

Sarah McQuaid

Taken from the album I Won’t Go home Till Morning

Sarahmcquaid.com

12.08.00

Diabate: Yamfa

Toumani Diabate & Ballake Sissoko, koras

Taken from the album New Ancient Strings

Hannibal HNCD 1428

12.14.00

Mali

Sacko: The Apollo Shuttle

Ousmane Sacko, voice & guitar/Yakaré Diabaté, voice/Brahima Kouyate, balafon/Boubakar Diabaté, kora

Taken from the compilation The World of Traditional Music Volume 5

Ocora C561065

12.22.00

Lüdemann: Turning Points

Trio Ivoire (Hans Lüdemann, piano/Aly Keita, balafon/Steve Argüelles, percussion)

Taken from the album Touching Africa

RISM 3002

12.29.30

Dawson: Will You Be Me?

Kimya Dawson

Taken from the album My Cute Fiend Sweet Princess

Important Records imprec019

12.34.00

Purcell: Ground Z D 222 (from Celebrate the Festival)

Richard Egarr, harpsichord

Taken from the album Henry Purcell: Keyboard Suites and Grounds

Harmonia Mundi HMU 907428

12.36.00

Trad: A Piece Without Title

Les Witches (Pascal Boquet, lute)

Taken from the album Nobody’s Jig: The English Dancing Master 1651

Alpha 502

12.39.00

Trad/Buchan: The Twa Corbies

The Duplets

Taken from the album Tree of Strings

Pond Chicken Music CHIK001

12.43.00

Cooder: Theme from Southern Comfort

Ry Cooder

Taken from the album The Ry Cooder Anthology

Rhino Promo

12.47.00

Micus: Sara

Stephan Micus

Taken from the album Snow

ECM 176 2533

12.55.00

Oophoi: Chikai Bardo: Dissolution

Oöphoi

Taken from the album Oöhoi Bardo

Electro Shock ELCD 024

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