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Verity Sharp

1 hour, 45 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 06 October 2009

Verity Sharp's varied musical selection includes a traditional song from the Faroe Islands, the haunting sound of the Cretan lyra, and electro-acoustic music by Ireland's Jurgen Simpson. Plus a chance to hear Zoltan Kocsis playing Bartok and Iarla O Lionaird singing Gavin Bryars' Anail De - The Breath of God.

Track List:

Rose: Some Happy Day
Jack Rose, guitar/The Black Twig Pickers
Album: Beautiful Happiness

Trad: Automobile Trip Through Alabama
New Lost City Ramblers
Album: Out Standing in their Field
Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40040

Bocoum: Tapital Pulaku
Afel Bocoum & Alkibar
Album: Tabital Pulaaku
Contre Jour

Kamanga: Dale Wangu Ukamuntenga Masotho
Beti Kamanga, voice and bangwe raft zither
Album: Northern & Central Malawi
Smithsonian Folkways SWP 014

Reed: Tractor Pull
Preston Reed, guitar
Album: Handwritten Notes
Outer Bridge Music OB1001

Cage: No. 6 (The Perilous Night)
Boris Berman, prepared piano
Album: John Cage: Music for Prepared Piano Vol. 2
Naxos 8 554562

Trad: Asri Dewata
Joged Tresna Maguna
Album: A Journey to Bali
Playasound LC 8191

Micus: Mikhail’s Dream
Stephan Micus, kalimba, voice, sinding, steel drums, percussion
Album: Desert Poems
ECM 159739 2

Simpson: Sigilum
Jürgen Simpson
Album: Hiccup
RTE Lyric CD123

Trad arr Okna Tsahan Zam: Akhner Duner – Moukhna Tshan
Okna Tsahan Zam
Album: Shaman Voices: A Journey In The Steppe
Buda Records 301 6822

Daly: Miroloi
Ross Daly, Cretan lyra/Tim Powell, double bass
Album: Elefthero Simio
Oriente Musik LC 3592

Meurig: Gwên Sali – Plentyn Gwanwyn
Cass Meurig, crwth/Nial Cain, guitar
Album: Deuawd
Fflach:Tradd CD323H

Trad: Der bor en Jarl i Engeland
Símun Rasmussen
Album: Traditional Music in the Faroe Islands
Fremeaux & Associés FA 5036

Llywarch Hen (attrib): Lament of the Old Man
Robin Williamson
Album: The Skirting Road
ECM 543 819 2

Trad: The Duke of Fife’s Welcome to Deeside – Miss Ann MacNamara – Dusky Meadow –Sandy Cameron – St Kilda’s Wedding Reel – The Trip to Windsor
Jerry Holland, Buddy MacMaster, Natalie MacMaster, Carl MacKenzie, Brenda Stubbert, Dougie MacDonald, fiddles
Album: From A Distant Shore: Traditional Music from Cape Breton Island
Nimbus NI 1752

Perapaskero: Jasmina Dromoro
Taraf de Haidouks
Album: Gypsy Caravan
World Village 468070

Trad arr. Bela Lakatos: O Bijav
Bela Lakatos & The Gypsy Youth Project
Album: Bela Lakatos
World Music Network Intro 106CD

Bartok: 3 Hungarian Folk Tunes Sz. 66
Zoltán Kocsis, piano
Album: Béla Bartók
Philips 4341042

Frisell: Shutter, Dream
Bill Frisell
Album: Disfarmer
Nonesuch Promo

Bryars: Anáil Dé II
Iarla Ó Lionárd, voice/Gavin Bryars, bass/Crash Ensemble
Album: Hiccup
RTE Lyric CD123

Weatherall/Kooner/Burns: Chapel Street Market 9am
Sabres of Paradise
Album: Haunted Dancehall


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