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Tortoise and Colin Newman

Duration:
1 hour, 45 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 15 October 2009

Fiona Talkington presents a varied musical selection, including an exclusive collaborative session between Chicago's post rock pioneers Tortoise and front man of post punk band Wire, Colin Newman. In another instalment of Late Junction's monthly collaboration sessions, Newman and Tortoise meet at the BBC's Maida Vale studios for an unplanned and unprepared day of music making.

Music Played

17 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for A Fokas
    00:00

    A Fokas Oi Olia (trad Lithuanian)

    Proteviu Sauksmas and call of the ancestors, LITuanus JACD065

  • Image for Rytis Mažulis
    00:01

    Rytis Mažulis The dazzled eye lost its speech

    Performers: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Paul Hillier

    Estonian Voices 3, HMU 907391

  • Image for A Fokas (kankle)
    00:06

    A Fokas (kankle) Seserutas pasejo/sister sowed rue

    Performers: Sutaras

    Proteviu Sauksmas and call of the ancestors, LITuanus JACD065

  • Image for Three flocks of geese
    00:07

    Three flocks of geese A Adomaityte R Petrulyte L Aleknvicus A Fokas

    Proteviu Sauksmas and call of the ancestors, LITuanus JACD065

  • Image for Robert Moran
    00:08

    Robert Moran Lithuanian Spin from Three Dances

    Piano Circus, Argo 440 294

  • Image for Esbjörn Svensson Trio
    00:16

    Esbjörn Svensson Trio Behind the yashmak

    Retrospective, the very best of Est, ACT9021 2

  • Image for Kasai Allstars
    00:25

    Kasai Allstars Tshitua Fuila Mbuloba

    In the 7th moon

  • Image for Montserrat Figueras/Hesperion XX1
    00:30

    Montserrat Figueras/Hesperion XX1 Nani nani

    diaspora sefardi, Alia vox 9809

  • Tortoise and Colin Newman Session

    • Image for Tortoise and Colin Newman
      00:47

      Tortoise and Colin Newman Track 1

    • Image for Tortoise and Colin Newman
      00:51

      Tortoise and Colin Newman Track 2

    • Image for Tortoise and Colin Newman
      00:56

      Tortoise and Colin Newman Track 3

    • Image for Tortoise and Colin Newman
      01:00

      Tortoise and Colin Newman Track 4

  • Image for Ngadu
    01:06

    Ngadu Masumbi music from Tanzania

    Ocora C560165

  • Image for Erkan Oğur
    01:13

    Erkan Oğur Tutam yare linden

    Hic, Kalan 135

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach
    01:20

    Johann Sebastian Bach Ciaccona from Partita No 2 in D minor

    Performers: Alin Ibragimova (violin)

    CDA 67691/2

  • Tortoise and Colin Newman Session

    • Image for Tortoise and Colin Newman
      01:35

      Tortoise and Colin Newman Track 5 (bonus track)

  • Image for Algirdas Martinaitis
    01:39

    Algirdas Martinaitis Alleluia

    Estonian PCC

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  • Tortoise & Colin Newman Session

    An exclusive collaborative session between Chicago's post rock pioneers Tortoise and front man of legendary post punk band Wire, Colin Newman.

    Newman and Tortoise met together at the BBC's Maida Vale studios, for an unplanned and unprepared day of music making.

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