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Verity Sharp

Verity Sharp with songs for the middle of May from Ed Dowie, Lisa Knapp and Anita O'Day. Plus a dub tribute to Dylan Thomas and a setting of a Mother Teresa text by Peteris Vasks.

Enjoy songs for the middle of the month of May from Ed Dowie, Lisa Knapp, and Anita O'Day, as well as a sublime setting of a Mother Teresa text by Latvian composer Peteris Vasks.

Also tonight we listen to more music from composer Lou Harrison, born 100 years ago this week, and mark the just-gone International Dylan Thomas Day with a dub tribute to the poet.

Produced by Jack Howson for Reduced Listening.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Gene Krupa and His Orchestra & Anita O’Day

    In The Middle Of May (feat. Roy Eldridge)

    • The Big Band Years.
    • President.
  • Archipelago

    Rupture​/​Fuse

    • I.
    • Self-released.
  • Michael John McCarthy

    The Cork Hornpipe

    • I Carry the Dead in My Hand.
    • Monorail Music.
  • Alasdair Roberts

    Scarce of Fishing

    • Pangs.
    • Drag City.
  • The Dubwood Allstars

    Under Dubwood (feat. Richard Burton)

    • Under Dubwood.
    • Rivertones.
  • Lisa Knapp

    Pleasant Month Of May

    • Till April Is Dead, A Garland Of May.
    • Ear To The Ground Records.
  • Clara Chill

    Under Water

    • verdure engraved: north accent.
    • verdure engraved.
  • Paul Lansky

    Threads IX Chorus III

    Performer: Svet Stoyanov. Performer: Gwendolyn Burgett. Performer: Ian Rosenbaum. Performer: Ayano Kataoka. Ensemble: Time Travellers.
    • Bridge Records.
  • Lou Harrison

    Varied Trio 1. Gending

    Performer: William Winant. Performer: Julie Steinberg. Performer: David Abel.
    • La Koro Sutro.
    • New Albion.
  • Ed Dowie

    May For A Dead Queen

    • The Uncle Sold.
    • Lost Map Records.
  • Emily Hall

    So Far

    Performer: Lady Maisery. Lyricist: Toby Litt.
    • Cycle.
    • RootBeat Records.
  • Suzanne Ciani

    Fish Music

    • Fish Music.
    • Finders Keepers Records.
  • Zosia Jagodzinska

    First Breath

    • BBC Introducing.
  • Saltfishforty

    Boss

    • Bere.
    • Self-released.
  • Dellie Norton

    Young Emily

    • I Carry the Dead in My Hand.
    • Monorail Music.
  • Klein

    Bye Winter

    • It's Okay.
  • Peteris Vasks

    The Fruits of Silence

    Performer: Huw Watkins. Ensemble: VOCES8.
    • Winter.
    • Decca.
  • Stephen Montague

    Headless Horseman, for piano

    Performer: Philip Mead. Performer: Stephen Montague.
    • Headless Horseman, for piano.
    • NMC Recordings.
  • Mulatu Astatke

    Dewel

    • Mulatu of Ethiopia.
    • Strut.
  • TOMAGA

    Four Ducks Dead

    • The Shape Of The Dance.
    • Hands In The Dark.
  • Samuel Rohrer

    Nimbus

    • Range of Regularity.
    • arjunamusic.
  • Jake Xerxes Fussell

    Jump For Joy

    • What In The Natural World.

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