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Wednesday - Verity Sharp

Verity Sharp's varied selection includes a song from Karine Polwart's latest album, Finnish jouhikko, Henry Cowell played by Chris Burn, Mendelssohn and Dajuin Yao.

Tonight a hard hitting song from Karine Polwart's latest album Traces, the ethereal sound of the Finnish jouhikko, pianist Chris Burn plays the music of Henry Cowell and Michael Duke performs Sax Sounds III by Steven Galante. Plus a song without words by Mendelssohn alongside words without a song from Beijing's Dajuin Yao.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Poor Moon

    Wargo: Illusion

    • Illusion.
    • Bella Union CD329P.
  • Eero Turkka / Jouni Arava

    Turkka: Lapajalka

    • Hiien Hivuksista, Jouhikko Music From Finland.
    • Kansanmusiikki Instituutti KICD82.
  • Session A9

    Trad. arr. Session A9: Lady Montgomery

    • Session A9.
    • RAJ Records 005.
  • Karine Polwart

    Polwart: Half a Mile

    • Traces.
    • Hegri Music HegriCD08.
  • Au

    wyland / Valatka: The Veil

    • Both Lights.
    • Leaf Label LC12877.
  • Murray Perahia

    Mendelssohn: Lieder Ohne Worte Opus 30 No. 6

    • Songs Without Words.
    • Sony SK66511.
  • Dajuin Yao

    Yao: Words Without A Song

    • Cinnabar Red Drizzle.
    • Juxiang Music.
  • Wu Man / Abdulla Majnun

    Trad. arr. Man / Majnun: Shadiana

    • Borderlands.
    • Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD40529.
  • Stephanie Hladowski / C. Joynes

    Trad. arr. Hladowski / Joynes: The Pretty Ploughboy

    • The Wild Wild Berry.
    • Bo'Weavil WeavilCD49.
  • Moskus

    Moskus: Farlig norsk hengebru

    • Salmesykkel.
    • Hubro HUBROCD2518.
  • Mariem Hassan

    Hassan: Id Chab

    • Rough Guide to the Sahara.
    • World Music Network RGNET 1153.
  • Jack Rose

    McGhee: Knoxville Blues

    • Dr. Ragtime and Pals.
    • Beautiful Happiness.
  • Colin Stetson

    Trad. arr. Stetson: Lord I Just Can't Keep from Crying Sometimes

    • New History Warfare Volume 2.
    • Constellation Records CST0572.
  • Efrén López / Stelios Petrakis / Bijan Chemirani

    Petrakis / Trad: Saros - Pano Horos

    • Mavra Foudia.
    • Mohlos Studio.
  • Old Crow Medicine Show

    Sewanee Mountain Catfight

    • Carry Me Back.
    • Decca 3719037.
  • Chris Burn

    Cowell: The Sleep Music of the Dagna

    • A Henry Cowell Concert.
    • Acta 7.
  • Gareth Dickson

    Dickson: Adrenalin

    • Quite a Way Away.
    • 12K 1070.
  • Michael Duke

    Galante: Saxsounds III (Diminishing Returns)

    • Duo Sax.
    • Saxophone Classics CC4006.


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