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Along the River: Annea Lockwood

Max Reinhardt gets the week flowing with composer Annea Lockwood’s river inspirations.

Music that’s upstream, downstream but rarely mainstream.

As part of Radio 3’s Along the River week, composer and sound artist Annea Lockwood talks about her fascination with these bodies of water. She shares favourite field recordings that have inspired her own work making sound maps of the Danube, Hudson and Housatonic. And she introduces her tribute to Pauline Oliveros: a graphic-score piece modelled on the bayous around Houston.

Plus, Max Reinhardt guides us down a river of his own making - a mini-mix of tracks flowing from source to estuary along a musical approach that has evolved over time.

Produced by Chris Elcombe.
A Reduced Listening Production for BBC Radio 3.

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1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Raph Clarkson


    • Resolute.
    • Babel.
  • Unidentified singers from Nakapele Muru, Jie County, Karamoja, Uganda

    Asinyom Mamgarab

    • The Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings collection.
    • the British Library Sound Archive.
  • Grupo Cimarrón

    Atardecer en Arauca

    • Sí soy llanero: joropo music from the Orinoco plains of Colombia.
    • Smithsonian Folkways.
  • Mildred Bailey & Delta Rhythm

    It's So Peaceful In the Country

    • Mildred Bailey.
    • Diamond.
  • Yoko Ono & Plastic Ono Band

    Mildred, Mildred

    • Feeling the Space.
    • Apple.
  • Meredith Monk

    Water/Sky Rant

    Performer: Meredith Monk. Ensemble: Meredith Monk and Vocal Ensemble.
    • On Behalf of Nature.
    • ECM Records.
  • Cucina Povera


    Performer: Cucina Povera.
    • Zoom.
    • Night School.
  • David Dunn

    Chaos and the Emergent Mind of the Pond

    • Angels and Insects.
    • ¿What Next?.
  • Rhein_Strom

    Stein am Rhein

    • Von der rheinquelle bis hafen karlsruhe.
    • Gruenrekorder ‎.
  • Annea Lockwood

    Lake Tear of the Clouds, Mt. Marcy - The Source, Elevation 4.332 feet

    • A Sound Map of the Hudson River.
    • Lovely Music.
  • Annea Lockwood

    Calamity Brook, Mt. Marcy - A Tributary

    • A Sound Map of the Hudson River.
    • Lovely Music.
  • Annea Lockwood

    bayou-borne, for Pauline (excerpt)

    • Six players vocal and/or instrumental.
    • self-release.
  • Son House

    Forever On my Mind

    • Forever On my Mind.
  • Burning Spear

    I and I Survive (Slavery Days Dub)

    • Trojan Presents: Roots.
    • Trojan.
  • Cath Roberts


    Performer: David Toop. Performer: Jan Hendrickse. Performer: Cath Roberts. Ensemble: CUEE.
    • Boundaries.
    • multi.modal.
  • Anon

    Mantras / conch bell and drums / dhol

    • Ganga: the music of the ganges (from the Himalayas to the Gulf of Bengal).
    • EMI.
  • Bob Dylan

    Watching the River Flow

    • 7 " 45 RPM SINGLE.
    • Columbia.
  • Ali Farka Touré


    • The River.
    • World Circuit.
  • Sarah-Jane Summers

    The Spey Wife

    • Owerset.
    • Dell Daisy Records.
  • Dance Band


    • Moppa Elliott/Acceleration Due To Gravity.
    • Hot Cup.


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