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Fiona Talkington

Fiona Talkington presents new music by harmonium player Amirtha Kidambi, archive selections from reeds and woodwind virtuoso Thomas Chapin and incidental music from the Moomins.

Fiona Talkington presents new music from harmonium player and bandleader Amirtha Kidambi, plus a new album of incidental music from the children's TV series, the Moomins. Written in Finland and animated in Poland, the electronics duo behind the soundtrack were based in Leeds.

We also hear music from saxophonist and flautist Thomas Chapin on what would have been his 60th birthday. An exuberant presence on the 1980s New York jazz circuit, equally at home on the downtown experimental and straight-ahead scenes. He died of leukemia in 1998.

Produced by Joby Waldman for Reduced Listening.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Children of Alice

    The Liminal Space

    • Children Of Alice.
    • Warp.
  • Pura Paku Alaman

    Hudan Mas

    • Java: Court Gamelan.
    • Nonesuch.
  • Alissa Firsova

    Stabat Mater

    Choir: The Sixteen. Director: Harry Christophers.
    • Spirit, Strength & Sorrow.
    • Coro.
  • Philip Glass

    Song 3

    Performer: Mark Atkins. Performer: Michael Riesman.
    • Voices For Didgeridoo And Organ.
    • Orange Mountain Music.
  • Jessica Sligter

    A Sense Of Growth

    • A Sense of Growth.
    • Hubro.
  • Thomas Chapin Trio

    Night Bird Song

    • Night Bird Song.
    • Knitting Factory.
  • Nicholas Britell

    Chiron's Theme: Chopped and Screwed

    • Moonlight (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Lakeshore Records.
  • Martin Pyne

    Niamh of the golden hair

    • Behind The Mist.
    • Self-Released.
  • Jason Steel

    We Danced

    • Crucible Songs.
    • Rif Mountain.
  • The Ragga Preservation Society


    • RaggaPreservationSociety EP.
  • Thomas Chapin Trio

    Just Now

    • Sky Piece.
    • Kitting Factory Records.
  • Sven-David Sandström


    Performer: Lena Willemark. Performer: Cecilia Zilliacus.
    • Dansa.
    • BIS.
  • Amirtha Kidambi & Elder Ones

    Sathya Yuga

    • Holy Science.
  • Lee Fraser

    Thews And Limbs (II)

    • Dark Camber.
    • Entr'acte.
  • Graeme Miller/Steve Shill

    Moomins Partytime

    • The Moomins.
    • Finders Keepers Records.


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