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Tuesday - Verity Sharp

Verity Sharp's selection includes a reworking of Purcell, music from the Change Ringing Handbell Group, plus Spitfires, a song by Chris Wood exploring British emblems.

Tonight's programme includes a reworking of Purcell by trumpeter Graham Ashton, Henry Cowell's Fairy Bells played by Chris Burn and the Change Ringing Handbell Group enjoying a round of Spliced Surprise Major. Plus Chris Wood's thought provoking look at British emblems in his song Spitfires and, from across the pond, the sultry voice of Karen Dalton. Presented by Verity Sharp.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Hannah James & Sam Sweeney

    Trad: The Bonny Miller – Strike a Bell

    • State and Ancientry.
    • Rabble Rouser RBRCD13.
  • Chris Wood


    • Handmade Life.
    • Ruf Records RUFCD012.
  • Graham Ashton / Michael Matthes

    Ashton: Fantasia Upon A Ground After Purcell

    • In Recital at Tulle Cathedral.
    • Signum classics SIGCD306.
  • Bratsch

    Trad. arr. Bratsch: Nous Chantons

    • Plein du Monde.
    • World Village WVF479056.
  • Roger Davidson & Frank London - Davidson: Freedom Dance

  • Brave Old World

    Trad. arr. Alpert/Bern: Ver Klapt du Azoy

    • Rough Guide to Klezmer.
    • World Music Network RGNET11252.
  • Chris Burn

    Cowell: The Fairy Bells

    • A Henry Cowell Concert.
    • Acta Records Acta7.
  • The Change Ringing Handbell Group

    Change Ringing: Spliced Surprise Major

    • Change Ringing on Handbells.
    • Saydisc CD SDL 310.
  • Ryan Teague


    • Field Drawings.
    • Village Green VGCD003.
  • Karen Dalton

    Trad. arr. Dalton: Katie Cruel

    • In My Own Time.
    • Light in the Attice LITA022.
  • Phoebe Smith

    Trad: I'm a Romany Rai

    • I'm a Romany Rai.
    • Topic Records TSCD672.
  • Amon Tobin

    The Third Hand

    • Amon Tobin.
    • Ninja Tune ZEN180.
  • Joanna MacGregor (piano)

    William Byrd: Hugh Ashton's Ground

    • Play.
    • Sound Circus SC007.
  • Emily Portman

    Portman: Spine of a Wave

    • Weirdlore.
    • Folk Police Recordings FPR 008.
  • Marconi Union

    A Temporary Life

    • Distance.
    • Just Music TA0045.
  • Karen Dalton

    Valenti: Something On Your Mind

    • In My Own Time.
    • Light in the Attice LITA022.
  • Alina Ibragimova (violin)

    Watkins: Lento (Partita for solo violin)

    • In My Craft or Sullen Art.
    • NMCD164.
  • David James / Annemarie Dreyer / Ulrike Lachner / Rebecca Firth

    Bryars: Incipt Vita Nova

    • Vita Nova.
    • ECM 1533 445 351 2.
  • Garth Knox

    Trad. arr. Knox: Port na bPúcai, Chanter's Song, Star of the County Down

    • Saltarello.
    • ECM 2157 476 4501.
  • Hannah James & Sam Sweeney

    Trad arr. Sweeney/James: On Yonder Hill There Sits a Hare

    • State and Ancientry.
    • Rabble Rouser RBRCD13.


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