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Verity Sharp with Robert Wyatt

Ahead of his birthday, Robert Wyatt rejoins Verity to share music exciting him at the minute. Plus Japanese court music, men imitating birds & a psycho-sexual piece by Jenny Moore.

Ahead of his birthday this weekend, Robert Wyatt rejoins Verity down the line to share some musical selections that are exciting him at the minute.

Also on the programme; 16th century court music from Japan, men imitating birds and a psycho-sexual choral piece by Jenny Moore's "orchestra of chaos" Mystic Business. Plus stripped back grime from East Man, and we dip a toe into slow radio.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Hugh Masekela

    Ha Lese Le Di Khanna

  • Robert Wyatt

    Little Red Riding Hood Hit The Road

  • Julia Wolfe, Bang on a Can All-Stars & Trio Mediæval


    • Steel Hammer.
    • Cantaloupe.
  • Simon Fisher Turner

    Move More

    • Giraffe.
    • Editions Mego.
  • East Man & Kwam

    Tear Down

    • Red, White & Zero.
    • Planet Mu.
  • Shigen-Kaï

    Anatô - Utamono (Pièces Vocales)

    • Musiques Traditionnelles Du Japon, Des Origines au XVIe Siècle.
    • Cité de la Musique / Actes Sud.
  • Group Listening


    • Clarinet & Piano: Selected Works, Vol. 1.
    • PRAH Recordings.
  • Otava Yo

    The Tale Of Ivan Groove

    • Once Upon A Time.
    • CPL-Music.
  • Duke Ellington

    Sonnet for Sister Kate

    • Such Sweet Thunder.
    • Columbia/Legacy.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Hymn of the Cherubim

    Choir: State Chamber Choir of Moscow Conservatory. Conductor: Valery Kuzmich Polyansky.
    • Pyotr Tchaikovsky. Liturgy of St John Chrysostom.
    • CDK Music Classical.
  • Kemper Norton

    Hungan 1

    • Hungan.
  • Bruno Spoerri

    Automation 2

    • Extrakugel.
    • Disposable Music ‎.
  • Sharon Gal


    • Delicious Fish.
    • Fractal Meat Cuts.
  • Charles Kellogg

    How Birds Sing

    • Ecstatic & Wingless: Bird​-​Imitation on Four Continents, ca. 1910​-​44.
    • Canary Records.
  • Jenny Moore's Mystic Business


    • Self-released.
  • Keith Tippett

    All Time, All Time

    • Mujician I & II.
    • FMP.
  • Dlamini, Shezi and Sambo

    Ukuhluphe Kakwami

  • Chris Stout & Catriona McKay


    • Bare Knuckle.
    • McKay Stout Music.


  • Tue 23 Jan 2018 23:00

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