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Verity Sharp

A hop, skip and jump through the avenues of adventurous music. Verity's selection includes kalimba players in Zambia and the experimental recorder playing of Sylvia Hinz.

A hop, skip and a jump through the avenues of adventurous music. Verity's selection includes kalimba players in Zambia from 1930's field recordist Hugh Tracey's International Library of African Music; experimental recorder player Sylvia Hinz; a new album from Appalachian duo Anna and Elizabeth and the piano music of poet and painter Richard Moult which has accompanying verses:

And so at true mid-Night
Shall I steer this boat forwards
With the comfort of lights receding
And over the threshold between salt water and ethe?

The years remind me, just as Winter pulls the trees
That I have been born before the light
And need to become by crossing over
One key to one abyss

Produced by Rebecca Gaskell for Reduced Listening.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Bitchin Bajas & Bonnie “Prince” Billy

    May Life Throw You A Pleasant Curve

    • Epic Jammers And Fortunate Little Ditties.
    • Drag City.
  • BUTE

    Fables Part 2.2

    • BBC Introducing.
  • Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids


    • An Angel Fell.
    • Strut.
  • Kyría Koúla

    Tsirirgótiko Eínai To Neró (The Water Is Tsirgiotic)

    • Blowers From The Balkans (Classic Historic Recordings Of Wind Instruments).
    • Topic Records.
  • Didier Squiban

    Image 4

    • Rozbras - 12 Images Pour Piano.
    • Naïve.
  • Louise Ebrel & Ifig Flatres

    Pierig Ha Fransoazig

    • Tre Tavrin Ha Sant Voran (Kan Ha Diskan / Mélodies).
    • Coop Breizh.
  • Richard Moult


    • Ethe.
    • Self-released.
  • Anna & Elizabeth


    • The Invisible Comes to Us.
    • Smithsonian Folkways Recordings.
  • Josiasi Yemba Mate & Hugh Tracey

    Tambuka Nalikishi (The Mask Dance)

    • Kalimba & Kalumbu Songs, Northern Rhodesia: Zambia, 1952 & 1957: Lala, Tonga, Lo.
    • Sharp Wood Productions.
  • James Holden & The Animal Spirits

    The Animal Spirits

    • The Animal Spirits.
    • Border Community.
  • Sylvia Hinz

    Windserie III

    • windserie I - VII.
    • Self-released.
  • David Sylvian

    I Should Not Dare (For N. O.)

    • Died In The Wool / Manafon Variations.
    • Samadhisound.
  • Miman

    Omkring Ilden

    • Ulme.
    • Self-released.
  • Can

    Dizzy Dizzy

    • Soon Over Babaluma.
    • United Artists Records.
  • Peter Zummo

    Song II: Left; On The Beat - Variations (feat. Arthur Russell)

    • Frame Loop.
    • Foom.
  • John Tavener


    Performer: Matthew Barley.
    • Around Britten.
    • Signum Classics.
  • Barry Adamson

    The Hymn of the Seventh Illusion

    Composer: Jóhann Jóhannsson. Ensemble: Pan Sonic. Choir: Hijomeyki Choir.
    • The Hymn Of The 7th Illusion.
    • Cold Spring.
  • Chorus of the Children's Opera Group

    The Day Is Now Over

    • Refined Lard - A Trunk Records Sampler.
    • Trunk Records.


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