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Verity Sharp

Verity Sharp's varied musical selection includes a song from the Cuban Estudiantina tradition sung by Miguel Matamoros, the Bell Orchestre playing the music of Aphex Twin, Don Byron and friends in some of Hal Willner's Meditations on Mingus, and the Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin singing a setting of Psalm 143 by Paul Sartin.

Track List:

Romme: Forårsfred
Eskil Romme (sax), Karen Tweed (accordion), Peter Rosendal (piano), Ditte Fromseier (violin)
Album: Himmerlandsmelodier
Tutl SHD 098


Waterson/Knight arr. The Unthanks: At First She Starts
The Unthanks
Album: Looking for a New England
Froots ACE1

Sartin: Psalm 143
The Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin
Album: Umbrellowhead


James: Bucephalus Bouncing Ball
Bell Orchestre
Album: As Seen Through Windows
Arts & Crafts A&C041


Hairline: Opening Medley (Hi Diddle Dee Dee)
Ken Nordine (voice), Bill Frisell (guitar), Wayne Horvitz (piano)
Album: Stay Awake
A&M CDA3918

Brennan: Ever For Never
John Wolf Brennan
Album: The Speed of Dark
Solopiano CD LR543


Valdes: En El Ultimo Trago
Buika & Chucho Valdes
Album: El Ultimo Trago
Warner Promo

Matamoros: Lagrimas negras
Miguel Matamoros
Album: Oriente de Cuba: The Estudiantina Tradition
Nimbus NI 1746

Xenakis: Rebonds B pour ‘set’ de percussions
Pedro Carneiro (percussion)
Album: Iannis Xenakis: Psappha etc
Mécénat Musical ZZT 040901

Zvirevo/Camara: Nyaneru
Batanai Marimba
Album: Mudzimu Mudzimu
Koni CD 002

Trad arr. Sildoja: Vormsi labajalad
Väike Seltsike
Album: Väike Seltsike


Trad arr. Henriksson/Kleemola/Prauda: Kahman Anti
Marianna Henriksson (harpsichord), Piia Kleemola (baroque violin), Petri Prauda, (Finnish bagpipes)
Album: Arctic Paradise
Arctic CD2010

Trad arr. Ferry: Lowlands Low
Bryan Ferry & Antony
Album: Rogue’s Gallery
Anti 6817 2


Cave/Ellis: Song for Jesse
Nick Cave & Warren Ellis
Album: White Lunar
Mute Records CDSTUMM313

Lê: Nanae Goromo
Nguyên Lê (guitars), Mieko Miyazaki (voice & koto), Prabhu Edouard (tabla)
Album: Saiyuki
ACT 9483 2

Mingus arr. Frisell: The Shoes of the Fisherman’s Wife are Some Jive Ass Slippers
Don Byron (clarinet), Art Baron (great bass recorder), Greg Cohen (bass), Bill Frisell (guitar), Hubert Selby Jr (voice)
Album: Hal Wilner Presents Weird Nightmare: Meditations on Mingus
Columbia 4724672


Mingus arr. The Uptown Horns: Oh Lord Don’t Let Them Drop That Atomic Bomb on Me
Greg Cohen (bass), Chuck Leavell (piano), Keith Richards (voice, guitar), Charlie Watts (drums), Bobby Keyes (tenor sax), The Uptown Horns, Bernard Fowler (vocals)
Album: Hal Wilner Presents Weird Nightmare: Meditations on Mingus
Columbia 4724672

Feldman: Measure 609 (Clarinet and String Quartet (1983)
Mark Lieb (clarinet), Phoenix Ensemble
Album: Clarinet Quintets
Innova 746

Foster: What Shall I do – it whimpers so
Josephine Foster
Album: Graphic as a Star
Fire Records Fire CD136


Jørgensen: To (extract)
P Jørgensen
Album: To


Pärt: Nunc Dimittis
Album: Triodion
Hyperion CDA67375


Cave/Ellis: Srey Leak (The Girls of Phnom Penh)
Nick Cave & Warren Ellis
Album: White Lunar
Mute Records CDSTUMM313

Lynch: Moon Cycle
Gillian Poznansky (flute)
Album: Undiscovered Islands
Priory PRCD 1024

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1 hour, 45 minutes

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Wed 25 Nov 2009 23:15

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