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Fiona Talkington

Fiona Talkington reviews the career of post-rock pioneers Tortoise. Plus music by Spanish Renaissance composer Cristobal de Morales and contemporary British composer Gavin Bryars.

To mark the release of their album Beacons of Ancestorship, Fiona Talkington looks back over the career of Chicago's post-rock pioneers Tortoise. Plus music by Spanish Renaissance composer Cristobal de Morales and contemporary British composer Gavin Bryars.

Track List:

23:15
Tortoise: De Chelly
Album: Beacons of Ancestorship
Thrill Jockey Thrill210

23:17
Tortoise: Ry Cooder
Album: 1994
City Slang 04950

23:24
Hans Raj Hans: Nit Khair Manga
Album: Sufi Music From India
Arc Eucd 2113

23:29
James Blackshaw: Arc
Album: The Glass Bead Game
Young God

23:48
Tortoise: The Fall Of Seven Diamonds Plus One
Album: Beacons of Ancestorship
Thrill Jockey Thrill210

(Segue)

23:51
Lachenmann: Toccatina For Solo Violin
Performed By Mariette Leners (violin)
Album: Chamber Music
Wergo WER 66822

(Segue)

23:56
Gavin Bryars: The Summons (Edwin Morgan)
Performed By The Estonian national male choir
Album: Silva Caledonia
BCGBCD 11

00:03
Jon Hassell: Aurora
Album: Last Night The Moon Came Dropping Its Clothes In The Street
ECM 179 2636

(Segue)

00:08
Cristobal de Morales: Exaltata Et Sancta Dei Genitrix
Performed By Nordic Voices
Album: Reges Terrae Music From The Time Of Charles V
Chandos CHSA 5050

00:16
Christopher Roberts: Around the Hearth
Album: Trios For Deep Voices
Cold Blue Music CDBM30

(Segue)

00:24
Mens Vocal Quartet with Seed Pod Rattles
Album: Rainforest Music From Papua New Guinea
Smithsonian Folkways 40487

00:28
Isaac Hayes: You Don’t Know Like I Know
Album: Presenting Isaac Hayes
Stax Records

(Segue)

00:36
Elbbjørg Raknes; Stian Westerhus & Eirik Hegdal: Closer
Album: From Frozen Feet Heat Came
MY Recordings MY03

00:43
Tortoise: Ten Day Interval
Album: TNT (1998)
Thrill Jockey Thrill050

00:48
On (Sylvain Chaveau, Steven Hess, Mixed By Helge Sten): The Lonesome Poetry of Mark Rothko
Album: Your Naked Ghost Comes Back At Night
Type 050

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