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Verity Sharp

Adventures in music, ancient to future: Verity Sharp presents songs about conceptual art and Tahiti, plus music by Marais and new releases from Ninebarrow and Hession/Stefani.

Verity Sharp adventures into the mind of William Burroughs, songs about conceptual art, and Tahiti in the Gauguin years.

We'll also hear a new interpretation of the prolific 17th-century French court composer Marin Marais by viola da gamba player François Joubert-Caillet, experiments in percussion, electronic treatment and real time synthesis by Hession/Stafani, and new music from folk duo Ninebarrow whose latest album draws on the folklore of Dorset.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Unknown Artist

    Sing Then Dance Then

    • Tahiti: The Gauguin Years: Songs and Dances.
    • Nonesuch Explorer Series.
    • 23.
  • Unknown Artist

    Drums of Welcoming and Rejoicing

    • Tahiti: The Gauguin Years: Songs & Dances.
    • Nonesuch Explorer Series.
    • 19.
  • Hession / Stefani

    Vermeer Kankare

    • Concretes.
    • Bruce’s Fingers.
    • 6.
  • Kayla Painter

    EFA

    • Turnstile.
  • Jib Kidder

    Conceptual artists are mystics rather than rationalists. They leap to conclusions that logic cannot reach.

    • Songs On Conceptual Art.
    • Teenage Teardrops / Awesome Vistas / Marriage Records.
    • 1.
  • Jordan Dykstra

    Formal art is essentially rational

    • Songs About Conceptual Art.
    • Teenage Teardrops / Awesome Vistas / Marriage Records.
    • 4.
  • Yannis Kyriakides

    Junk World

    • Lunch Music.
    • Unsounds.
    • 4.
  • Tom Waits feat. William Burroughs

    T’Aint No Sin

    • The Black Rider.
    • Island Records.
    • 6.
  • Laurie Anderson feat. William Burroughs

    Sharkey's Night

    • Mister Heartbreak.
    • Warner Bros. Records.
    • 7.
  • Louis Sarno

    The Bayaka Community Sing Yeyi At Dawn

  • Marin Marais

    Les Voix Humaines, Livre II

    Performer: François Joubert-Caillet & L'Archéron.
    • Marin Marais: Pièces Favourites for Viola da Gamba.
    • Ricercar.
    • 13.
  • Caetano Veloso

    London, London

    • Caetano Veloso (A Little More Blue).
    • Famous.
    • 2.
  • Gilberto Gil & Caetano Veloso

    Eu Vim Da Bahia

    • Dois Amigos, Um Seculo De Musica.
  • Fumaça Preta

    Baldoñero

    • Impuros Fanaticos.
    • Soundway.
    • 3.
  • Bob and Ron Copper

    The Month of May

    • Come Write Me Down.
    • Topic.
    • 9.
  • Cate Le Bon

    I Was Born On The Wrong Day

    • Crab Day.
    • Turnstile.
    • 6.
  • Richard Dawson

    William And His Mother Visit The Museum

    • The Glass Trunk.
    • Domino.
    • 7.
  • Paper Dollhouse

    Will Ford

    • Devon Folklore Tapes Vol. IV - Rituals & Practices.
    • Folklore Tapes.
    • 2.
  • Ninebarrow

    Lord Exmouth

    • Releasing the Leaves.
    • Ninebarrow.
    • 3.
  • John Surman

    Rill-A-Ree

    • Westering Home.
    • Fledg’ling.
    • 9.
  • Sóley

    I Will Never

    • Ask The Deep.
    • Morr Music.
    • 2.
  • A.M.P. Studio

    Photon Sphere

    • Uncertainty Principles.
    • Ampbase.
    • 2.

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