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Northern Lights: Emily Hall, John Luther Adams

Robert Worby and Sara Mohr-Pietsch present new music by Emily Hall and John Luther Adams as part of Radio 3's Northern Lights season.

As part of Radio 3's Northern Lights season, Robert Worby and Sara Mohr-Pietsch present new music by the British composer Emily Hall, inspired by and incorporating recordings from a trip to the most northerly part of the UK, the Shetland isle of Unst.

American composer John Luther Adams talks to Tom McKinney about his recent work Ilimaq, an electro-acoustic collaboration with Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche, evoking the northern territories of Alaska in North America.

And continuing our coverage of this year's Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, the group Apartment House perform John Cage's Hymnkus, whose title combines the words hymn and haikus, reflecting of the work's construction.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Emily Hall

    Ode To The Pylon

    Performer: Sofia Jernberg. Performer: Allan Clayton. Performer: Ruth Wall. Performer: Emily Hall.
    • Folie A Deux.
    • Bedroom Community.
    • 1.
  • Emily Hall

    Morning: I dreamed a dream and I

  • John Luther Adams

    Descent

    Performer: John Luther Adams. Performer: Glenn Kotche.
    • Ilimaq.
    • Cantaloupe Music.
    • 1.
  • John Luther Adams

    The Sunken Gamelan

    Performer: John Luther Adams. Performer: Glenn Kotche.
    • Ilimaq.
    • Cantaloupe Music.
    • 3.
  • Emily Hall

    Afternoon: My Dolphins

  • John Cage

    Hymnkus

    Performer: Philip Thomas. Performer: Gordon Mackay. Performer: Simon Limbrick. Performer: Anton Lukoszevieze.
  • Emily Hall

    Evening: Starka Virna

  • Thomas Larcher

    Smart Dust

    Performer: Richard Uttley.
  • Terje Isungset

    Ice Talks

    • Ice Concerts.
    • All Ice Records.
    • 9.
  • Terje Isungset & The Nature

    Ice Memories

    • Ice Concerts.
    • All Ice Records.
    • 14.

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