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Verity Sharp

A song from the South Pacific island of Vanuatu sung in Pidgin by the Singera Serenaders, Norwegian guitarist Knut Reiersrud duets with organist Iver Kleive, Majid Kiâni plays a suite of traditional dances on the Iranian santur and the string quartet Ethel play the ethereal music of Mary Ellen Childs. With Verity Sharp.

Track List:

23:15
Kalaniemi arr. Alakotila/Varis: Ahma
Maria Kalaneimi & Aldargaz
Album: Rough Guide to the Music of Scandinavia
World Music Network RGNET 1051

23:19
Cutler: Women of the World
Jim O’Rourke
Album: Eureka
Domino WIGCD062

23:28
Hopper: Mr Chuff Chuff
Kev Hopper
Album: Whispering Foils
Duophonic Super 45s DS45 CD 26

(Segue)

23:31
Robin: La Petite Mer
Titi Robin (guitar & oud), Amar ‘Bruno’ Saadna (voice, guitar, palmas), Joseph ‘Mambo’ Saadna (voice, guitar, palmas)
Album: Gitans
Naïve WN 145170

23:38
Trad: Te Kuri
The Tahitian Choir
Album: Rapa Iti
Shanachie 64055

23:41
Trad: Beautiful Isle
Singera String Band, South Pentecost, Vanuatu
Album: Spirit of Melanesia
Saydisc CDSCL418

(Segue)

23:43
Jackson arr. Flemons: Your baby ain't sweet like mine
Carolina Chocolate Drops
Album: Genuine Negro Jig
Nonesuch Promo

23:47
Muwewesu: Wairenziante
Muwewesu Xylophone Group, Bela Fleck (banjo)
Album: Throw Down Your Heart
Rounder 6106342

(Segue)

23:50
Oreka tx: Areloreak
Oreka tx
Album: Nömadak Tx
World Village Promo

23:55
Roedelius/Moebius: Umleitung
Cluster
Album: Sowiesoso
Bureau Promo

(Segue)

23:59
Parkins/Tin Hat Trio: Elliott Carter Family
Tin Hat Trio
Album: Book of Silk
Ropeadope RCD16051

(Segue)

00:02
Yorkston: La Magnifica
James Yorkston
Album: Roaring the Gospel
Domino WIGCD157P

00:06
Reisersrud/Hotseth/Kleive: Tramp
Knut Reiersrud (guitar), Iver Kleive (organ)
Album: Rough Guide to the Music of Scandinavia
World Music Network RGNET 1051

(Segue)

00:10
Trad: Gourc’hemenou Doue
Anne Auffret (voice), Jean Baron (bombard), Michel Ghesquère (organ)
Album: Soñj
Keltia Musique KMCD 17

00:16
Childs: Very High - Strum (Dream House)
Ethel
Album: Dream House
Innova 672

(Segue)

00:24
N’Dour: Xale
Youssou N’Dour
Album: Set
Virgin 786195 2

00:29
Khachaturian: Lezghinka
Taraf de Haidouks
Album: Maskarada
Crammed Discs CRAW 40 F

00:32
Kiâni: 12 Sequences in Reng-e Shahr Ashub (extract)
Majid Kiâni, santur
Album: Iran
Ocora C560024

(Segue)

00:39
Parkins/Tin Hat Trio: Red Hook Stoop
Tin Hat Trio
Album: Book of Silk
Ropeadope RCD16051

00:45
Trad: Eileen Aroon
The McPeake Family
Album: Wild Mountain Thyme
Topic TSCD 583

(Segue)

00:47
Trad arr. Chibite/Fleck: Zawose
Chibite (The Zawose Family), Bela Fleck (banjo)
Album: Throw Down Your Heart
Rounder 6106342

(Segue)

00:51
Garbi: Mirrors
Andy Garbi
Taken from the album The Sound of One
AIS CD 001

00:57
Improv: Katajjaq
Unnamed Inuit singers
Album: Canada: Inuit Games and Songs
Unesco D 8032

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