Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

International Women's Day

Verity Sharp presents a selection of music to mark Radio 3's celebration of International Women's Day.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Peggy Seeger

    Lady, What do you do all day?

    • Songs of Love and Politics.
    • Smithsonian Folkways.
    • 002.
  • Oumou Sangaré

    Moussolou (Women)

    • Moussolou.
    • World Circuit.
    • 4.
  • Daphne Oram

    For Granada - Oramics Demonstration - Electronic Sound Patterns

    • The Oram Tapes Vol 1.
    • Young Americans.
    • 005.
  • Mary Lou Williams

    Koolbonga

    • Black Christ of the Andes.
    • Smithsonian Folkways.
    • 10.
  • Mary Lou Williams

    St Martin de Porres

    • Black Christ of the Andes.
    • Smithsonian Folkways.
    • 1.
  • Grace Williams

    Moderato cantando (Penillion)

    Performer: English Chamber Orchestra.
    • Grace Williams.
    • Lyrita.
    • 006.
  • Shirley & Dolly Collins

    Bonny Cuckoo

    • Anthems in Eden.
    • BGO Records.
    • 5.
  • Kathryn Tickell

    Kilfenora - My Laddie Sits Ower Late Up

    • Debateable Lands.
    • Park Records.
    • 6.
  • Mahotella Queens

    Selailai

    • Marriage is a Problem.
    • Shanachie.
    • 1.
  • Crying Woman Singers

    Northern Lights

    • Heartbeat, Voices of First Nations Women.
    • Smithsonian Folkways.
  • Laurie Anderson

    O Superman (for Massenet)

    • Big Science.
    • Warner.
    • 6.
  • Tanya Tagaq

    Uja

    • Animism.
    • Six Degrees.
    • 2.
  • Laura Jurd

    Smashtag

    • BBC New Generation Artist recording.
  • Sister Rosetta Tharpe

    This Train

    • Sister Rosetta Tharpe, the Original Soul Sister.
    • Proper Records.
    • 3.
  • Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Guèbrou

    Homesickness

    • Éthiopiques 21, Ethiopia Song.
    • Buda Musique.
    • 009.
  • Amália Rodrigues

    Coimbra (April in Portugal)

    • A Country’s Soul.
    • Fremeaux.
  • Electra Perivolaris

    Furu Ike Ya?

    • BBC Proms Inspire.
  • Maya Youssef, Laura Moody and Ana Silvera

    Greenwich Pier

    • BBC Late Junction Session.
  • Amy Beach

    Secrets (Children’s Carnival Op. 25)

    Performer: Kirsten Johnson.
    • Amy Beach Piano Music Vol 1, The Early Works.
    • Guild.
    • 017.
  • Ivor Cutler & Linda Hirst

    Women of the World (Take Over)

    • Women of the World / Counting Song 7'' Single.
    • Rough Trade.
    • 1.

Broadcast

Late Junction Albums of the Year 2018

Late Junction Albums of the Year 2018

Radio 3's adventurous music obsessives pick their records of the year.

Is the synth the ultimate feminist instrument?

Is the synth the ultimate feminist instrument?

Five pioneering women and the technology they made their own...