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Verity Sharp

Verity Sharp's varied musical selection includes a remix by Scanner of music by Frederic Rzewski, the voice of Puerto Plata from the Dominican Republic, the Jew's harp-playing Wright family, tracks from a new collaboration between Bonnie Prince Billy and Brian Harnetty, and trebles Andrew Swait and Sam Harris singing Mouth of the Dumb by James MacMillan.

Track List:

23:15
Brennan: SUONEN – from the Source to the Songline
John Wolf Brennan
Album: The Speed of Dark
Solopiano CD LR543

23:20
Wright: This Old House
Sandy Wright
Album: The Songs of Sandy Wright
Navigator 5060169470576

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23:25
Plata: Herminia
Puerto Plata
Album: Casita de Campo
IASO Records IASCD004

23:30
Sivuca/Gadelha: Feira de Mangaio (forró)
Dominguinhos, Sivuca & Oswaldinho
Album: Cada Um Belisca Um Pouco
Biscoito Fino BF 583

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23:34
Trad arr. Thomas: What Do We Do With a Drunken Sailor
David Thomas (voice), Warren Ellis (strings/etc)
Album: Rogue’s Gallery
Anti 6817 2

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23:38
Trad arr. Harcourt: Farewell Nancy
Ed Harcourt (vocals), Kate St John (oboe, accordion), Warren Ellis (strings/etc)
Album: Rogue’s Gallery
Anti 6817 2

23:45
Rzweski arr. Rimbaud: Dawnfire Mix (2002) Main Drag original remix
Scanner
Album: Main Drag
Stradivarius STR33631

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23:51
Trad: My Love Is in America
The Wright Family
Album: The Wright family: Jew’s Harp Tradition

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23:53
Prauda arr. Frigg: Kisapolska
Frigg
Album: Arctic Paradise
Arctic CD2010

23:58
Kouyate: Moustapha
Bassekou Kouyate
Album: I Speak Fula
Out Here Rec OH 013
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00:02
Bertoni: Zeebis
Martina Bertoni
Album: Ten Trace Recordings
Trace CD007

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00:05
MacMillan: Mouth of the Dumb
Andrew Swait (treble), Sam Harris (treble), Lucy Wakeford (harp)
Album: The NMC Songbook
NMC D150

00:10
Matteis: Diverse Bizzarie Sopra la Vecchia Sarabanda ò pur Ciaccona
Gli Incogniti/Amandine Beyer (violin)
Album: Matteis: False Consonances of Melancholy
Zig Zag ZZ 090802

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00:14
Trad arr. Rasch: Mit Hjerte Altid Vanker
Bukkene Bruse
Album: Den Fagraste Rosa
Heilo HCD 7168

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00:16
Harnetty/Oldham: Sleeping in the Driveway
Brian Harnetty, Bonnie Prince Billy
Album: Silent City
Atavistic

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00:20
Harnetty: The Top Hat
Brian Harnetty
Album: Silent City
Atavistic

00:29
Mingus arr. Previte: Open Letter To Duke
Tony Trischka (banjo), Bob Stewart (tuba), Bobby Previte (kazoo, castanets spoons/ etc)
Album: Hal Wilner Presents Weird Nightmare: Meditations on Mingus
Columbia 4724672

00:35
Trad arr. Crooked Jades: False Hearted Lover – Yerba Buena Lament
Crooked Jades
Album: The Unfortunate Rake Vol. 2
Yellow Mercury CJ004

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00:40
Rzewski: Attica
Alter Ego
Album: Main Drag
Stradivarius STR33631

00:49
Barley/Joseph: Improvisation No. 3
Matthew Barley (cello), Julian Joseph (piano)
Album: Dance of the Three Legged Elephants
Signum Records SIGCD171

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00:55
Viers: Shadows on Parade
Laura Gibson
Album: Beasts of Seasons
Souterrain Transmissions sou001

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