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Wednesday - Mara Carlyle

Mara Carlyle explores songs about death, music from Georgian singer Hamlet Gonashvili and orchestral sounds from Winged Victory for the Sullen and Siouxsie and the Banshees Mara1

Mara Carlyle explores songs about death, plus music from Georgian singer Hamlet Gonashvili, Siouxsie and the Banshees and orchestral sounds from A Winged Victory for the Sullen.

Mara Carlyle is a British singer, songwriter and arranger whose sound combines an eclectic range of influences, including choral music, jazz, bluegrass, electronica & R&B. Her musical collaborators have included Matthew Herbert, Willy Mason, MF DOOM and the London Contemporary Orchestra. She is known for reworking songs by classical composers from John Dowland to Benjamin Britten, and her arrangement of Schubert's Du bist die Ruh was featured in Radio 3's Spirit of Schubert Season in 2012.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • A Winged Victory for the Sullen

    Steep Hills of Vicodin Tears

    Performer: A Winged Victory for the Sullen.
    • A Winged Victory For The Sullen.
    • Erased Tapes Records.
    • 5.
  • Edmund Finnis

    Brother

    Performer: Alex Shiozaki. Performer: Derek Mosloff.
    • Recorded live by Alex Shiozaki and Derek Mosloff at Seiji Ozawa Hall, Tanglewood.
  • Bill Cosby

    Martin's Funeral

    Performer: Badfoot Brown And Bunions Bradford Funeral Marching Band.
    • Bill Cosby Presents Badfoot Brown And The Bunions Bradford Funeral Marching Band.
    • Dusty Groove America.
    • 1.
  • Courtney Barnett

    Avant Gardener

    Performer: Courtney Barnett. Performer: Pete Convery. Performer: Dave Mudie. Performer: Dan Luscombe. Performer: Bones Sloane. Performer: Jen Cloher.
    • Avant Gardener.
    • Milk! Records.
  • Traditional Georgian

    Tsintskaro

    Performer: Hamlet Gonashvili.
    • Hamlet.
    • Jaro.
    • 6.
  • Hejira

    Pinter (Hello Skinny Remix)

    Remix Artist: Hello Skinny.
    • Hejira - Pinter (Hello Skinny Remix).
    • XLR8R.
  • Einojuhani Rautavaara

    Cantus Arcticus: Concerto for Birds and Orchestra: I. The Bog

    Orchestra: Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer: Einojuhani Rautavaara. Conductor: Leif Segerstam.
    • Garden of Spaces / Clarinet Concerto / Cantus Arcticus (Helsinki Philharmonic Or.
    • Ondine.
    • 005.
  • Abdullah Ibrahim

    Maraba Blue

    Performer: Abdullah Ibrahim. Performer: Marcus McLaurine. Performer: George Gray.
    • Cape Town Flowers.
    • Enja Records.
    • 10.
  • Felix Kubin

    Restez En Ligne

    Performer: Felix Kubin. Performer: Sarah Bogner. Performer: Jakobus Siebels. Performer: Thomas Burhorn. Performer: Alex Tsitsigias.
    • Zemsta Plutona.
    • Gagarin Records.
    • 5.
  • Henry Purcell

    With Drooping Wings (Act III, Scene 2 from Dido & Æneas)

    Performer: Les Arts Florissants. Conductor: William Christie.
    • Dido & Æneas.
    • Erato.
    • 26.
  • MF DOOM

    GMO

    Performer: MF DOOM.
  • Mugison

    Haglél

    Performer: Mugison. Performer: Davíð Þór Jónsson.
    • Haglél.
    • Mugiboogie.
    • 7.
  • Trad.

    Let No Man Steal Your Thyme

    Performer: Pentangle.
    • Pentangle: Early Classics.
    • Shanachie.
    • 1.
  • Polar Bear

    Open See

    Performer: Polar Bear.
    • In Each And Every One.
    • Leaf Label.
    • 1.
  • Traditional American

    Oh, Death

    Performer: Ralph Stanley. Performer: Gillian Welch.
    • Clinch Mountain Sweethearts.
    • Rebel Records.
    • 4.
  • Traditional American

    I Love My Little Rooster

    Performer: Almeda Riddle.
    • Sounds Of The South.
    • Atlantic.
    • 2.
  • Siouxsie and the Banshees

    Strange Fruit

    Performer: Siouxsie and the Banshees.
    • Through The Looking Glass.
    • Polydor.
    • 5.
  • Squarepusher

    Port Rhombus

    Performer: Squarepusher.
    • Port Rhombus EP.
    • Warp Records.
    • 1.
  • Talk Talk

    I Believe In You

    Performer: Talk Talk.
    • Spirit Of Eden.
    • Parlophone.
    • 5.
  • Celestine Ukwu

    Onwunwa

    Performer: Celestine Ukwu. Performer: Philosophers' National.
    • Celestine Ukwu: Greatest Hits.
    • Flame Tree.
    • 10.

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