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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.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Alex Rex

    Lay Down In Ashes

    • Otterburn.
    • Tin Angel.
  • Snorkel

    Stop Machine

    • Stop Machine.
    • Slowfoot.
  • Alexis Zoumbas

    Epirotiko Mirologi

    • A Lament For Epirus 1926-1928.
    • Angry Mom Archives.
  • Fanga & Maâlem Abdallah Guinéa

    Kelen

    • Fangnawa Experience.
    • Strut.
  • Vessel

    Zahir (For Eleanor)

    • Queen Of Golden Dogs.
    • Tri Angle.
  • Kouta Katsutaro

    Musumegokoro

    • Kouta Katsutaro.
    • Death Is Not The End.
  • Alessandra Eramo

    a-tem

    • Tracing South.
    • Corvo Records.
  • Thom Yorke

    Pyramid Song

    Music Arranger: Geoff Lawson. Ensemble: VOCES8.
    • DECCA.
  • Ken Ueno

    Chimera II: In the Shadow of my Sorrow

    Performer: Elinor Frey.
    • Guided By Voices.
    • Analekta.
  • Alex Rex

    Smoke & Memory

    • Otterburn.
    • Tin Angel.
  • Fong Naam

    Nang Hong Suite

    • Nang Hong Suite: Siamese Funeral Music.
    • Nimbus Alliance.
    • 1.
  • Kees Tazelaar

    Crosstalk A (Excerpt)

    • Anthology Of Dutch Electronic Music 1999-2010.
    • Basta.
  • The Matthew Herbert Great Britain and Gibraltar European Union Referendum Big Ba

    Fish and Chips

    • The State Between Us.
    • Accidental Records.
  • Carla dal Forno

    The Garden

    • The Garden.
    • Blackest Ever Black.
  • Pippa Murphy

    Speaking North

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