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08/09/2009

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of Topic Records, Verity Sharp dips into its vast array of releases, including the mammoth 20 volume Voice of the People series.

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of Topic Records, Verity Sharp dips into its vast array of releases, including the mammoth 20 volume Voice of the People series, the early recordings of Martin Carthy, The Watersons, and AL Lloyd. From the Topic World Series, music from Georgia, Bulgaria, Hungary and Zanzibar. Plus change ringing on handbells, and the Schoenberg Ensemble play Ruth Crawford Seeger's Andante for Strings.

Track List:

23:30
Nic Jones: The Flandyke Shore
Album: Penguin Eggs
Topic TSCD 411

23:34
Zakharev (gaida) & Ognyan Vasilev (tapan): Sitno Horo
Album: Folk Music of Bulgaria Collected by A L Lloyd
Topic TSCD 905

(Segue)

23:35
Ruska Bozhilova Nachalnichka (voice): Marko Iska Moravka Devoika
Album: Folk Music of Bulgaria collected by A L Lloyd
Topic TSCD 905

(Segue)

23:37
The Watersons: Country Life
Album: For Pence and Spicy Ale
Topic TSCD 462

23:40
The Old Swan Band: Walter Bulwer’s Polkas No. 2 & 1
Album: Stepping Up
Topic TSCD 752

(Segue)

23:43
Lizzie Higgins: Lady Mary Ann
Album: Voice of the People Volume 17
Topic TSCD 667

(Segue)
23:45
Al-Ateuf: Recitation of Verses of the Qu’ran
Album: Music in the World of Islam
Topic TSCD 901

(Segue)

23:47
Bob & Ron Copper: Good Ale
Album: Early Recordings of the Copper Family of Rottingdean
Topic TSCD 534

(Segue)

23:50
Fanica Luca & His Orchestra: Sarba
Album: Blowers from the Balkans
Topic TSCD 928

23:55
Ewan McColl (voice); Peggy Seeger (music direction); Charles Parker, (actuality recordings): My Mother Said - I Am Tire of Always Having To Shift - Born In The Middle of the Afternoon
Album: The Travelling People – A Radio Ballad
Topic TSCD 808

(Segue)

00:05
Jacaszek-Treny: Powoli
Album: Jacaszek – Treny
Miasmah Recordings MIACD007

00:12
Ruth Crawford Seeger: Andante for Strings
Performed By Schönberg Ensemble
Album: Ruth Crawford Seeger, Portrait
Deutsche Grammophon 449 925 2

(Segue)

00:16
Culture Musical Club & Akhwani Safaa: Dhikrayat
Album: Zanzibar - Music of Celebration
Topic TSCD 917

00:23
Bert Lloyd (voice) & Dave Swarbrick (fiddle): Jack Orion
Album: Byker Hill
Topic TSCD 342

(Segue)

00:27
Muhammadvali Hasanov (voice); Nosir (violin); Davlat (doyra); Khayriddin (tablak): Mukhammasi Do’i Sherozi
Album: Falak - The Voice of Destiny
Topic World Series TSCD 932

(Segue)

00:29
June Tabor: Soldiers Three
Album: Apples
Topic TSCD 568

(Segue)

00:32
Louis Killen: Young Edwin in the Lowlands
Album: English Originals
Topic TSCD 706

(Segue)

00:35
Chanters of St Panteleimon: Aslanuri Mravaljamier
Album: Georgia, Songs of Survival
Topic TSCD 935D

(Segue)

00:38
Martin Carthy: John Barleycorn
Album: Sweet Wivelsfield
Topic TSCD 418

(Segue)

00:40
Eliza Carthy (fiddle); Saul Rose (melodeon); Ed Boyd (guitar); Lucy Adams (clogging): Commodre Moore – The Black Dance – A Andy O
Album: Rice
Topic TSCD 464

00:45
Unnamed Ensemble: Wadi Mawr Zar
Album: Yemen Tihama
Topic TSCD 920

(Segue)

00:48
Steve Reich: Clapping Music
Arranged and performed by Glenn Kotche (percussion)
Album: Mobile
Nonesuch 7559 79927 2

00:52
The Change Ringing Handbell Group: Bristol Surprise Maximus
Album: Change Ringing on Handbells
Saydisc CD SDL 310

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