Memento mori in music
Music to remember, console and celebrate with Verity Sharp, plus Radiohead for choir and the latest work by Vessel.
Music to remember, console and celebrate with Verity Sharp.
Alex Rex (Alex Neilson from the Trembling Bells) explores the grief he experienced in the aftermath of this brother’s death in his new album Otterburn. Verity previews a track from his album and examines the role that music plays in coping with loss and longing with lamentations from the 16th century and Eastern Europe.
Also on the programme; Radiohead reworked for choir and the latest work by Bristol producer Vessel, a.k.a. Sebastian Gainsborough.
Produced by Freya Hellier.
A Reduced Listening production for BBC Radio 3.