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Verity Sharp with Rita Ray

DJ, broadcaster and African music specialist Rita Ray joins Verity in the studio. Plus music that’s old, new, borrowed and blue.

DJ, broadcaster and African music specialist Rita Ray joins Verity in the studio. Plus music that’s old, new, borrowed and blue.

Our old track comes from a 1976 recording of sacred bamboo flute music from New Guinea. New; a preview of Sam Sweeney’s forthcoming album The Unfinished Violin. Borrowed; a modern take on the ancient tonalities of Greece composed by Harry Partch. Blue; the Mississippi blues (not the other kind of blue).

Produced by Rebecca Gaskell for Reduced Listening.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Tue 21 Aug 2018 23:00

Music Played

  • Moondog

    Log In B (Op. 87 N°22)

    Performer: Ensemble Minisym ‎.
    • Moondog - New Sound.
    • Les Disques Bongo Joe ‎.
    • BJR021.
  • Paddy Steer

    A Badger's North

    • Dragon's Breath.
  • Harry Partch

    Archytas' Enharmonic (Two Studies on Ancient Greek Scales)

    Performer: Rody Van Gemert. Performer: Assi Karttunen.
    • Ancient Greece - Musical Inspirations.
    • Pilfink Records.
  • Belton Sutherland

    Blues #2

    • Root Hog Or Die: 100 Songs, 100 Years, An Alan Lomax Centennial Tribute.
    • Mississippi Records.
  • Rothko

    One Million Drops Of Death In The Seas

    • Blood Demands More Blood.
    • Trace Recordings.
  • Sam Sweeney

    The Battle Of The Somme

    • The Unfinished Violin.
    • Universal / Island.
  • Youssou Ndour & Étoile de Dakar

    Thiapathioly

    • Bou Bess Bi - Thiapathioly.
    • MCA.
  • Ibaaku

    Processhun

    • Alien Cartoon.
    • Akwaaba Music.
  • Pierre Kwenders

    Woods of Solitude

    • MAKANDA at the End of Space, the Beginning of Time.
    • Bonsound.
  • Hekla

    Muddle

    • Á.
    • Phantom Limb.
  • Roger Robinson

    Ashes To Fire

    • Dis Side Ah Town.
    • Jahtari.
  • Gaika

    Seven Churches For St Jude

    • Basic Volume.
    • Warp Records.
  • Tribes Of Europe

    DUSSKSONG

    • Some Inner / Outer Space Music For The Lonely Children Of Earth (And Other Plane.
  • Hildegard von Bingen

    The Clouds Are Grieving (Our King Is Swift - Rex Noster Promptus Est)

    Ensemble: Sinfonye.
    • Symphony Of The Harmony Of Celestial Revelations.
    • Celestial Harmonies.
  • Unknown, Ragnar Johnson & Jessica Mayer

    Noindeh

    • Sacred Flute Music From New Guinea: Madang / Windim Mabu.
    • Editions Mego.
  • 1/2H 1/2W

    Night Quarry

    • Black Pelvic Fluids.
    • Bezirk Tapes.

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