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Verity Sharp

Verity Sharp presents a special St George's Day English music edition of the programme, featuring music from Howard Skempton, Davy Graham, Cornelius Cardew, PewPew, June Tabor and archive recordings of traditonal festivals.

Track List:

Brian Peters (anglo-concertina): Kissing Stones – The Spud Spattered Piper – Go Away Miss Ashton
Album: Anglophilia
Pugwash PUGCD006

Tippett: Bonny at Morn
Performed By Michael Copley, Maurice Hodges, Evelyn Nallen (recorders); Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford.
Album: Sir Michael Tippett
Nimbus NI1759


Howard Skempton: Passing Fancy
Performed By John Tilbury
Album: Howard Skempton
Sony Classical SK66482


Busby/Harries: Moth Wings For Lisa
Sleeps in Oysters
Album: We Kept The Memories Locked Away Like The Beetles Of Our Childhood, Or How To Appreciate Someone Who’s Always Around
Seed CD16


Bryars: Lauda 23
Performed By Latvian Radio Choir
Album: Glorious Hill
GB Records BCGB CD09

Anne Briggs: The Cuckoo
Album: A Collection
Topic TSCD 504


Trad: Tom Mellin’s Hornpipe
Becky Price (accordion) & Dave Shepherd (fiddle)
Album: Ashburnham
Beautiful Jo Records BEJO CD36

Speech: Account of the Padstow Hobby Horse Ceremony – Morning Song - Jack Collins – Night Song
Joe Channell, Jack Collins & Padstow Residents, recorded May 1st 1945


The A Lords: Summerhouse
Album: John Barleycorn Reborn - Dark Britannica
Cold Spring Records CSR84


Bednall: Nunc Dimittis
Performed By Wells Cathedral Choir & David Bednall (organ)
Album: Hail, Gladdening Light
Regent REGCD 247

Andy May (Northumbrian smallpipes) & Ian Stephenson (guitar): Unknown – The Regular Climber
Album: Happy Hours
Fellside FECD 224

James Fagan (voice & guitar); Nancy Kerr (fiddle); Robert Harbron (concertina): Alan Tyne of Harrow – Alvin’s
Album: Station House
Fellside FECD 211

June Tabor: The Band Played Waltzing Matilda
Album: Always
Topic TSFCD 4003


Cornelius Cardew: Four Principles on Ireland
Album: Cornelius Cardew - Piano Music
B&L BLCD 011

John Metcalfe: Curve of the Sand
Album: Scorching Bay
Black Box BBM 1082


Sieben: Ogham on the Hill
Album: John Barleycorn Reborn - Dark Britannica
Cold Spring Records CSR84


Sharron Kraus: Horn Dance
Album: compilation John Barleycorn Reborn: Dark Britannica
Cold Spring Records CSR84

Abbots Bromley players, Staffordshire, September: Abbots Bromley Horn Dance
Album: English Customs and Traditions
Saydisc CD SDL 425


Reigns: Take It Down
Album: The House on the Causeway
Monotreme Records Mono 37

Howard Skempton: The Voice of the Spirits
Performed By Exaudi
Album: Ben Somewhere
NMC D 135

Quickthorn: PewPew
Album: John Barleycorn Reborn - Dark Britannica
Cold Spring Records CSR84


Davy Graham : Ballad of the Sad Young Men
Album: Folk Blues and Beyond
Fledgling Records FLED 3050

John Metcalfe: 7 Days Later
Album: Scorching Bay
Black Box BBM1082

Release date:

1 hour, 45 minutes

Last on

Thu 23 Apr 2009 23:15

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