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Verity Sharp

1 hour, 45 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 16 June 2009

Verity Sharp's selection includes a song from Cuba's Compay Segundo, the Northumbrian pipe-playing of Kathryn Tickell and the vocal writing of 16th-century Spanish composer Diego Ortiz. Plus Thomas Ades playing Stanchinsky's Canon a 4 Voci and Dragutin Djurdjevic singing a Serbian ballad.

Track List:

Compay Segundo: Guantanamera
Album: Gracias Compay - The Definitive Collection
Warner/Dro East West 2564608892


Louis Sclavis: Divinazione Moderna II
Album: Napoli’s Walls
ECM 038 504 2

Lhasa: The Lonely Spider
Album: Lhasa
Warner 2564 690438


Aka Pygmies: Mo Boma
Album: Central Africa: Musical Anthology of the Aka Pygmies
Ocora C 560171/72


Our Brother The Native: Younger
Album: Make Amends For We Are Merely Vessels
Fat Cat FAT SP15

Cantar Lontano: Ave Maria – Ortiz - Dixit Dominus – Beata es Virgo
Album: Diego Ortiz - Ad Vesperas
Alpha 108


Incerto: Pavan - The Funerals
Performed By Capriccio Stravagante Renaissance Orchestra
Album: Venezia Stravagantissima
Alpha 049

Goran Bregovic & Shantel: Gas, Gas, Gas
Album: Welcome to the Best of Goran Bregovic
Wrasse Records WRASS 241


Orchestra Alex Mâta & Codin: Dura, Dura
Album: Blowers from the Balkans
Topic TSCD928

Dragutin Djurdjevic (voice & violin): Padura, Sora Padura
Album: Yugoslavia - The Candles of Paradise
Ocora C 580041

Richard Anthony Jay: Washington Subway
Performed By Sarah Brandwood-Spencer (violin)
Album: This is What I Live For
Burning Petals Records BURCD 101


Kathryn Tickell (Northumbrian pipes); Kit Haigh (guitar); Julian Sutton (melodeon) & Gregor Borland (fiddle): Dustanburgh – Kathryn’s Favourite
Album: Debateable Lands
Park Records PRKCD 50


Kelly Joe Phelps: Crow’s Nest
Album: Tunesmith Retrofit
Rounder LC 03719

Ali Farka Touré & Toumani Diabaté: Monsieur le Maire de Niafunké
Album: In The Heart Of The Moon
World Circuit WCD 072


Kandia Kouyaté (voice); Kerfala Kanté (voice); Kasse Mady Diabate (voice); Mamadou Diabaté (kora); Baïssa Kone (ngoni): Malissadio
Album: Mandekalou
Syllart 796663 2

L’Arpeggiata; Gianluigi Trovesi (clarinet): Kapsberger
Album: All ‘Improvviso
Alpha 512


John Richards & Germ : Génia - Germ Rework
Album: Génia
Non Classical Recordings NONCLSSCD 002


Stanchinsky: Canon A 4 Voci
Performed By Thomas Adès
Album: Thomas Adès - Piano
EMI 5 57051 2

Tony McManus: Valse des Bélugas
Album: The Maker’s Mark
Greentrax CDTRAX 331


Trio DCA: Dejos Lo Rosier Blanc
Album: Musique de Haute-Auvergne
Modal MPJ 111026

Dumisani Abraham Maraire (voice and mbira); Nkosana Arthur Araire (voice & hosho); Sukutai Laura Chiora (voice): Tipe Tizwe
Album: Music from the Nonesuch Explorer Series
Nonesuch 7559 79793 2


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