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Wednesday - Mara Carlyle

Mara Carlyle explores songs about death, plus music from Georgian singer Hamlet Gonashvili, Siouxsie and the Banshees and orchestral sounds from A Winged Victory for the Sullen.

Mara Carlyle is a British singer, songwriter and arranger whose sound combines an eclectic range of influences, including choral music, jazz, bluegrass, electronica & R&B. Her musical collaborators have included Matthew Herbert, Willy Mason, MF DOOM and the London Contemporary Orchestra. She is known for reworking songs by classical composers from John Dowland to Benjamin Britten, and her arrangement of Schubert's Du bist die Ruh was featured in Radio 3's Spirit of Schubert Season in 2012.

1 hour, 30 minutes

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Wed 2 Apr 2014 23:00

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