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Verity Sharp

Verity Sharp presents a seasonal mix of music from across time and space, including evocative pieces for piano by Ryuichi Sakamoto, the crystal clear voice of Mary Hopkin with a traditional Welsh song associated with her birthplace in West Glamorgan and a Hungarian lullaby as interpreted by Marta Sebestyen on her latest album I Can See the Gates of Heaven. Plus seasonal music by both Chris Wood and Howard Skempton.

Track List:

23:15
Trad arr. Hopkin: Y’deryn pur
Mary Hopkin (voice and guitar)
Album: Blodeugerdd
Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 40552

23:18
Bensusan: The Last Pint
Pierre Bensusan (guitar)
Album: Pierre Bensusan A La Carte
Dadgad Music DM1010

(Segue)

23:21
Vile: Blackberry Song
Kurt Vile
Album: Childish Prodigy
Matador OLE 887 2

(Segue)

23:24
Sakamoto: Riot in Lagos
Ryuichi Sakamoto (piano)
Album: Playing the Piano
Decca 2717098

23:29
Trad: Nzombi
Aka Pygmies of Central Africa (voices and mo-beke whistle)
Album: Central Africa: Musical Anthology of the Aka Pygmies
Ocora C 560171/72

(Segue)

23:34
Trad arr. Sebestyén: Vision
Márta Sebestyén
Album: I Can See The Gates of Heaven
World Village 450009

(Segue)

23:39
Trad: Elias
Jonas Simonson (willow flute), Mattias Perez (guitar), Mats Edén (fiddle)
Album: Crane Dance
Nordic Tradition Records NTCD08

23:44
Wood. arr. EAC: While Shepherd’s Watched
English Acoustic Collective
Album: Private Recording

(Segue)

23:48
Change Ringing: The Bells of St Cuthbert’s Church
St Cuthbert’s Change Ringers
Album: Adeste Fideles
Delphian DCD34077

(Segue)

23:51
Skempton: To Bethlem did they go
Choir of Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge
Album: Into This World this Day Did Come
Dephian DCD34075

23:55
Trad arr. Jenkins: Gaudete
Tenebrae
Album: What Sweeter Music
Signum Classics SIGCD182

(Segue)

23:56
Holden/Cowper: Cowper 168
Liberty Baptist Church
Album: Awake My Soul
Awake Productions

(Segue)

23:59
Turner/Wesley: Consecration 448t
Woven Hand
Album: Awake My Soul
Awake Productions

00:02
Thompson/O’Rourke: Small Racket
Richard Thompson, James O’Rourke (piano)
Album: Grizzly Man
Cooking Vinyl CookCD360

00:06
Alhousseyni: Kel Tamashek
Tinariwen
Album: Imidiwan
Independiente ISOM78CD

00:10
Tenniscoats: Hajimari/Owari – Dream is Refreshing
Tenniscoats
Album: Temporacha
Room 40 RM436

(Segue)

00:14
Hampton: Free Grace
Mary Hampton
Album: My Mother’s Child
Navigator 15

00:20
Viv: Billy
Viv
Album: Sea Shells Listening
Pebble 02

(Segue)

00:23
Trad: More Ângna
Titi Robin, Faiz Ali Faiz
Album: Jaadu
Accords Croises AC130

00:34
Gustafsson: You Liked Me Five Minutes Ago
Fire! (Mats Gustafsson (sax, electronics), Johan Berthling (bass), Andreas Werliin (percussion)
Album: You Liked Me Five Minutes Ago
Rune Grammofon RCD 2091

00:38
Sakamoto: Thousand Knives
Ryuichi Sakamoto, piano
Album: Playing the Piano
Decca 2717098

(Segue)

00:43
Piaf arr. Wainwright: Soudain Une Vallée
Martha Wainwright
Album: Sans Fusils, Ni Souliers, A Paris
Co-op Promo

(Segue)

00:48
Biolay: Tu Es Mon Amour
Benjamin Biolay
Album: La Superbe
Naïve

00:51
Stevens: Linear Tableau with Intersecting Surprise
Sufjan Stevens
Album: The BQE
Rough Trade Promo

00:55
Trad: Diadem
Grimthorpe Colliery Band
Album: The Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Castle Music PLS CD 194

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