The Astrolabe with Vlad Smishkewych

The Astrolabe with Vlad Smishkewych

Tuesday, 7 - 8pm

The Astrolabe with Vlad Smishkewych Tuesday 22 December 2015

Explore science and culture through music on The Astrolabe, with an hour’s sonic journey through time, history, and space. Join Vlad Smishkewych in charting our cosmic course as cultural animals, getting to know ourselves—and our place in the universe—by the music we make.

The Astrolabe with Vlad Smishkewych

The Astrolabe with Vlad Smishkewych

In a special holiday episode of the Astrolabe, Vlad musically explores the transformation of holidays through history.

Music Played on the Show

19:01

Title: Lully, Lulla Thou Little Tiny Child (Coventry Carol)

Composer: Trad

Performer(s): Tallis Scholars, Tallis Scholars

Album: Christmas With The Tallis Scholars / Gimell / CDGIM202

Duration: 3:19

19:06

Title: Doxastikon - The Magi, The Kings Of Persia

Composer: Lambadarios, Petros

Performer(s): Greek Byzantine Choir

Album: Christmas Hymns / Jade / 74621-294922

Duration: 2:48

19:10

Title: Sainte Marie Viergene, Christ & St. Marie, St. Nicholas

Composer: Anon

Performer(s): Sequentia / Barbara Thornton / Benjamin Bagby

Album: English Songs of the Middle Ages / EMI Deutsche Harmonia Mundi / EL 7 49192 1

Duration: 4:12

19:14

Title: Ora Pro Nobis, Beate Nicolae

Composer: Anon

Performer(s): Sequentia / Barbara Thornton / Benjamin Bagby

Album: Lux Refulget / BMG / DHM Deutsche Harmonia Mundi / 2RC 77370

Duration: 2:13

19:18

Title: O Virum Omnimoda / O Lux Et Decus / O Beate Nicholaë

Composer: Ciconia, Johannes

Performer(s): Ensemble Project Ars Nova

Album: Secular Music Of Johannes Ciconia, Ca. 1370-1412 / New Albion / NA048CD

Duration: 2:18

19:21

Title: Verbum Patris Umanatur O O!

Composer: Anon

Performer(s): Sequentia / Barbara Thornton / Benjamin Bagby

Album: Lux Refulget / BMG / DHM Deutsche Harmonia Mundi / 2RC 77370

Duration: 1:43

19:22

Title: Ar Dymor Gaeaf

Composer: Trad Welsh

Performer(s): Parti Cut Lloi

Album: Ar Dymor Gaeaf / Sain / B0045LSTQC

Duration: 3:02

19:26

Title: Salmetone Fra Verdal

Composer: Trad arr Frigg

Performer(s): Frigg

Album: Frigg / NorthSide / nsd6079

Duration: 3:25

19:36

Title: The Darkest Midnight In December

Composer: Trad Arr O'Leary, Lunny, Henry, Cohen

Performer(s): Caitriona O'Leary (Voice);, Donal Lunny (Bouzouki); John Smith (Guitar); Adrian Hart (Fiddle); Kate Ellis (Cello); Mel Mercier (Percussion); Graham Hopkins (Drums)

Album: The Wexford Carols / Heresy Records 2014 / Heresy 016

Duration: 3:41

19:40

Title: An Angel This Bright Midnight

Composer: O'Leary,Caitriona/ Waddinge, Luke

Performer(s): Voices; Roseanne Cash; Caitriona O'Leary; John Smith; Graham Hopkins, Donal Lunny (Bouzouki); John Smith (Guitar); Adrian Hart (Fiddle); Kate Ellis (Cello); Mel Mercier (Percussion); Graham Hopkins (Drums)

Album: The Wexford Carols / Heresy Records 2014 / Heresy 016

Duration: 4:35

19:45

Title: Perfectly Still This Solstice Morning

Composer: Schneider, Maria

Performer(s): Dawn Upshaw, St Paul Chamber Orchestra

Album: Winter Morning Walks - Dawn Upshaw / Maria Schneider / i-tunes / i-tunes

Duration: 3:36

19:54

Title: Instrumental Piece

Composer: Anon

Performer(s): Sequentia / Barbara Thornton / Benjamin Bagby

Album: Lux Refulget / BMG / DHM Deutsche Harmonia Mundi / 2RC 77370

Duration: 3:49

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Presenter: Vlad Smishkewych

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Linda McGlynn

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