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Synnove S Bjorset and Hari Sivanesan

Fiona Talkington presents music from Oneohtrix Point Never and Troyka, plus a special session featuring hardanger fiddle player Synnove S Bjorset and veena player Hari Sivanesan.

Fiona Talkington with electronica from Brooklyn-based producer Oneohtrix Point Never, organ-driven jazz experimentalism from Troyka, and in this month's Late Junction Session, new music rom Norwegian hardanger fiddle player Synnove S. Bjorset and UK veena player Hari Sivanesan.

This collaboration came about at this summer's WOMAD Festival, when the two met in the artists' tent of the BBC Radio 3 stage. They were intrigued by the similarities between the hardanger fiddle and the veena: though they are from totally separate cultures, both have drone strings, the tuning is similar, and there are stylistic parallels in the playing styles too. Synnove S. Bjorset is one of Norway's leading young fiddle players, and she is a regular with the band Majorstuen. Hari Sivanesan was born in London of Sri Lankan parents - he is BBC Radio 3's current World Routes Academy protégé, and he gave a solo performance at this year's BBC Proms.

Producer Felix Carey.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Elsie & Doris Waters

    Gert and Daisy Make a Christmas Pudding

    • A Vintage Christmas.
    • Flapper PASTCD9768.
  • Louis Armstrong / The Heavy Remix

    'Zat You Santa Claus?

    • The Verve Remixed Christmas.
    • Verve 1184902.
  • Talabarte

    Pasacorredoiras Gorentosa

    • fRoots 38.
    • fRoots Magazine.
  • Oneohtrix Point Never [Daniel Lapotin]

    Replica

    • Replica.
    • Software SFT0102I.
  • Ólöf Arnalds

    Close My Eyes

    • Ólöf Sings.
    • One Little Indian TPLP1121CD.
  • Sufjan Stevens

    We Three Kings

    • Songs for Christmas (Volume 3).
    • Asthmatic Kitty Records AKR028.
  • The Roches

    Winter Coat

    • Can We Go Home Now.
    • Rykodisc RCD10299.
  • Troyka

    Tax Return

    • Troyka.
    • Editions Records EDN1014.
  • Gianluigi Trovesi and Gianni Coscia

    Offenbach arr. Trovesi / Coscia: Le jugement de Paris / Ma! Non so!

    • Frere Jacques Round About Offenbach.
    • ECM 278 1135.
  • Espen Eriksen (piano)

    Eriksen: Oslo

    • Private Recording.
    • No Label.
  • Hari Sivanesan (veena) / Synnøve Bjørset (hardanger fiddle)

    We Do

    • Late Junction Session.
    • BBC Recording.
  • Hari Sivanesan (veena) / Synnøve Bjørset (hardanger fiddle)

    State of Mind

    • Late Junction Session.
    • BBC Recording.
  • Hari Sivanesan (veena) / Synnøve Bjørset (hardanger fiddle)

    Two Dragon Heads

    • Late Junction Session.
    • BBC Recording.
  • Coconami

    Sleigh Ride

    • Wish You: Best Christmas Ever.
    • Trikont US-0377.
  • Bugge Wesseltoft

    It's Snowing On My Piano / In Dulce Jubilo

    • It's Snowing On My Piano.
    • ACT 9206 2.
  • Elsie & Doris Waters

    Gert and Daisy Make a Christmas Pudding

    • A Vintage Christmas.
    • Flapper PASTCD9768.
  • Louis Armstrong / The Heavy Remix

    'Zat You Santa Claus?

    • The Verve Remixed Christmas.
    • Verve 1184902.
  • Talabarte

    Pasacorredoiras Gorentosa

    • fRoots 38.
    • fRoots Magazine.
  • Oneohtrix Point Never [Daniel Lapotin]

    Replica

    • Replica.
    • Software SFT0102I.
  • Ólöf Arnalds

    Close My Eyes

    • Ólöf Sings.
    • One Little Indian TPLP1121CD.
  • Sufjan Stevens

    We Three Kings

    • Songs for Christmas (Volume 3).
    • Asthmatic Kitty Records AKR028.
  • The Roches

    Winter Coat

    • Can We Go Home Now.
    • Rykodisc RCD10299.
  • Troyka

    Tax Return

    • Troyka.
    • Editions Records EDN1014.
  • Gianluigi Trovesi and Gianni Coscia

    Offenbach arr. Trovesi / Coscia: Le jugement de Paris / Ma! Non so!

    • Frere Jacques Round About Offenbach.
    • ECM 278 1135.
  • Espen Eriksen (piano)

    Eriksen: Oslo

    • Private Recording.
    • No Label.
  • Hari Sivanesan (veena) / Synnøve Bjørset (hardanger fiddle)

    We Do

    • Late Junction Session.
    • BBC Recording.
  • Hari Sivanesan (veena) / Synnøve Bjørset (hardanger fiddle)

    State of Mind

    • Late Junction Session.
    • BBC Recording.
  • Hari Sivanesan (veena) / Synnøve Bjørset (hardanger fiddle)

    Two Dragon Heads

    • Late Junction Session.
    • BBC Recording.
  • Coconami

    Sleigh Ride

    • Wish You: Best Christmas Ever.
    • Trikont US-0377.
  • Bugge Wesseltoft

    It's Snowing On My Piano / In Dulce Jubilo

    • It's Snowing On My Piano.
    • ACT 9206 2.

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