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Wednesday - Verity Sharp

Tonight the words of Thomas Hardy set by composer Ian Venables and sung by Andrew Kennedy, the Japanese bamboo shakuhachi flute played by Tajima Tadashi, and songs from multi-linguist Aldona Nowowiejska. Plus Voreia Monoipatia, 'Northern Footpaths' by Cretan lyra player Stelios Petrakis, and Quatuor Hêlios perform Imaginary Landscape No.1 by John Cage. With Verity Sharp.

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Wed 8 Feb 2012 23:00

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