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Fiona Talkington

Fiona Talkington presents some of her favourite tracks of 2009, including Jon Hassell's Last Night the Moon Came Dropping Its Clothes in the Street and Christmas music from the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir. Plus a concert set from Basque txalaparta band Oreka TX.

Track List:

Kerfuffle: Three Ships
Album: Lighten the Dark

Marta Sebestyen: Invocation: Oh St Stephen/Don’t let me fall almighty God
Album: I can see the gates of Heaven
World Village 450009

BBC Radio 3 Recording, Sat 31st Oct 2009: WOMEX In Copenhagen
Oreka TX:
1.Saapmi , 2.Solo TX.3. Ebue Ebue, 4.Hosoo (composed Hosoo), 5.Dzud
Harkaitz Martinez de San Vicente (wooden & stone txalapartas, pipes, large cans)
Igor Ochoa Odriozola (wooden & stone txalapartas, pipes, large cans)
Mikel Ugarte Azurmendi (wooden & stone txalapartas, pipes, large cans)
Jean Michel Ducau-Lucart (alboka [hornpipe], ttun ttun (string percussion instrument), sax, clarinet)
Iñigo Eguia Sancho (percussion, table, cajon, bendir, bodhrán, Jars, Wok)
Amaiur Carajaville Garmendia (bass, double bass)
Aziza Brahim (vocals)
Hosoo (vocals)
(all songs composed by Harkaitz Martinez de San Vicente apart from Hosoo)

In the Country: Doves dance
Album: whiteout
Rune Grammofon RCD 2086

M:ashräp: Gülmerem
Album: Migrants Travellers and Natives


Johan Sara jr: Mother earth
Album: Johan Sara jr in Turkey Mono Mano

Jon Hassell: Abu Gil
Album: Last Night the moon came dropping its clothes in the street
ECM 1792636
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir/Paul Hillier: Bell Ringing St Alexander Cathedral/ Today the virgin gives birth (Aleander Katalsky)
Album: A New Joy
Harmonia mundib 807410

Belshazzar’s Feast: Cherry Tree Carol, Yuleogy
Album: Frost Bites
Wild Goose Records WGS366CD

Triakel: Tusen Tankar
Album: Triakel
Songlines sampler 64


Orsa Spelmän: Hjortingen
Album: Fiolen Min
Songlines sampler

Sting: There Is No Rose
Album: If On A Winter’s Night
Decca (UMO)

Belshazzar’s Feast: Gerlad Road Mazurkas/Sans Day Carol
Album: Frost Bites
Wild Goose Records WGS366CD


Carla Bley, Steve Swallow + Partyka Brass Quintet: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (part one)
Album: Carla’s Christmas Carols
WATT 35 2712413

Release date:

1 hour, 45 minutes

Last on

Tue 15 Dec 2009 23:15

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