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Tuesday - Verity Sharp

1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 04 December 2012

Tonight's programme features the legendary mother of gypsy soul Ljiljana Buttler, the deep, resonant sound of the Korean geomungo zither, the spiritual music of James McMillan sung by Capella Nova, and Tod Dockstader and David Lee Myers transform the nocturnal croaking of frogs into an electronic masterpiece.

Music Played

20 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Va Fan Fahre

    Va Fan Fahre Spices from Omar

    Al Wa'Debt, Zephyrus ZEP010

  • Image for The Destroyers

    The Destroyers Sisyphus

    Hole in the Universe, Transition TRANSCD06

  • Image for Ljiljana Buttler

    Ljiljana Buttler Zvonija, zvonija

    The Mother of Gypsy Soul, Snail Records LC12490

  • Image for Daniel Herskedal & Marius Neset

    Daniel Herskedal & Marius Neset Herskedal: Lutra, Lutra

    Neck of the Woods, Edition Records EDN1034

  • Image for Transkapela

    Transkapela Trad: Hora de la Munte

    Over the Village, Ferment Music

  • Image for Sam Lee & Friends

    Sam Lee & Friends Trad: London Lights

    London's Calling, Clash 001

  • Image for Nicolas Mase Makombo

    Nicolas Mase Makombo Trad: Musical Arc of Central Africa

    Musical Instruments of the World, Le Chant du Monde LDX 274 675

  • Image for Asnaqètch Wèrqu

    Asnaqètch Wèrqu Lèmma/Trad: Shèmonmwanayéa

    Éthiopiques 16, Buda Musique 822652

  • Image for Tod Dockstader and David Lee Myers

    Tod Dockstader and David Lee Myers Dockstader/Myers: Surge

    Pond, ReR TDDM1

  • Image for Capella Nova

    Capella Nova James MacMillan: In Splendoribus sanctorum

    Tenebrae, Linn CKD 301

  • Image for Arve Henriksen

    Arve Henriksen Henriksen: Bird's-eye View

    Chiaroscuro, Rune Grammofon RCD2037

  • Image for Aziza Brahim

    Aziza Brahim Alal: Dios Mio

    Rough Guide to the Sahara, World Music Network RGNET 1153

  • Image for D'Iberville

    D'Iberville d'iberville: Le Souffle c'est la Vie

    Bip Hop Generation Volume 5, Bip Hop Bleep 13

  • Image for Meredith Monk

    Meredith Monk Monk: Shaking

    Mercy, ECM 1829

  • Image for Chris McGregor

    Chris McGregor McGregor: Sea Breeze

    Sea Breezes, Fledgling FLED3081

  • Image for Donald Byrd

    Donald Byrd Pearson: Christo Redentor

    Mojo, Original Soundtrack, Premier Soundtracks 8217182

  • Image for Geomungo Factory

    Geomungo Factory Mi-Young/En-Ryoung: Movement on Silence

    Metamorphosis, Synnara DDCJ122C

  • Image for Staff Benda Bilili

    Staff Benda Bilili Ngambali: Kuluna/Gangs

    Bouger Le Monde, Crammed Discs CRAW81

  • Image for Kevin Brown and Moussa Kouyate

    Kevin Brown and Moussa Kouyate Sister Song

    Kora Blues, Doo Dah DD083

  • Image for Cahalen Morrison / Eli West

    Cahalen Morrison / Eli West Morrison: All I Can Do

    Our Lady of the Tall Trees,


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