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Gaelic pipes from Skye and bagpipes from California

Verity Sharp selects new music from young Gaelic piper Brighde Chaimbeul, Julia Holter and Peter Broderick.

Verity previews the debut solo album from stunning young Gaelic piper Brighde Chaimbeul from the Isle of Skye. Californian composer Julia Holter features bagpipes on her lush new album, Aviary, we’ll hear a track to mark Holter’s UK tour.

Also on the show is a preview of multi-instrumentalist Peter Broderick’s new album on Erased Tapes, music from Lone Taxidermist and an early recording from blues legend Mississippi John Hurt.

Produced by Freya Hellier for Reduced Listening.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Johnny Dowd

    That's Your Wife On The Back Of My Horse

    • That's Your Wife On The Back Of My Horse.
    • Mother Jinx Records.
  • Lisa O'Neill

    Violet Gibson

    • Heard A Long Song Gone.
    • River Lea.
  • Pierre Francisque Caroubel

    Passepieds de Bretaigne

    Conductor: Vincent Dumestre. Ensemble: Le Poème Harmonique.
    • Coeur - Airs de Cour Français de la fin du XVie siècle.
    • Alpha.
  • Julia Holter

    Voce Simul

    • Aviary.
    • Domino.
  • Sisters

    Sister's Rage

    • The Mono.
    • Multikulti Project.
  • Oneness of Juju


    • African Rhythms.
    • Strut.
  • Lone Taxidermist (AKA Natalie Sharp)

    Hammered In Homebase

    • TRIFLE.
    • MemeTune.
  • Mauricio Kagel

    Rrrrrrr... Ragtime-Waltz

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Alexandre Tharaud plays Mauricio Kagel.
    • Outhere.
  • Lemzi


    • LEKI.
  • Khruangbin

    Como Me Quieres

    • Con Todo El Mundo.
    • Night Time Stories Ltd..
  • Peter Broderick

    Two Balloons (Part 5)

    • Two Balloons.
    • Erased Tapes.
  • Gazelle Twin


    • Pastoral.
    • Anti Ghost Moon Ray.
  • Gazelle Twin

    Better in My Day

    • Pastoral.
    • Anti Ghost Moon Ray.
  • Banda Filarmonica

    Bella Andajina

    • Mountain Music of Peru, Vol. 1.
    • Smithsonian Folkways Recordings.
  • Brìghde Chaimbeul

    Gur Bòidheach Nighean Donn Mo Chridhe

    • The Reeling.
    • River Lea Records.
  • Stick in the Wheel

    Cruel Ship's Captain

    • Stick In The Wheel Presents This And The Memory Of This (Mixtape).
    • From Here.
  • Jessie Marino

    Grind a Stone

  • Allison Miller's Boom Tic Boom

    Otis Was A Polar Bear

    • Otis Was A Polar Bear.
    • The Royal Potato Family.
  • Mississippi John Hurt

    Ain't No Tellin'

    • The Original 1928 Recordings.
    • Spokane Records.
  • Charlemagne Palestine & Rhys Chatham


    • Youuu + Mee = Weee.
    • Sub Rosa.


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