All Things Strings

Wednesdays 2pm - 3pm GMT
Tune in every month to hear interesting arrangements, original compositions, collaborations and interviews, all revolving around strings. 

Click on each tracklist link to see the full list of works included in each episode.


ep1 tracklist

  1. Torn Into Two Maria Kelly
  2. Tenebre Bryce Dessner
  3. Year of the Dog Sufjan Stevens
  4. Interview with Sufjan Stevens, 2012 Works & Process at the Guggenheim
  5. Year of the Dog (arr. Rob Moose performed by OSSO Quartet)
  6. Jump Linda Buckley (performed by Kate Ellis)
  7. The Only Tune Sam Amidon & Nico Muhly

aired 14.03.18

ep2 tracklist

  1. Pulaski At Night Andrew Bird
  2. Pulse Daniel Barkley (perf. Robinson Panoramic Quartet)
  3. With The Dark Hug Of Time Colin Stetson, Sarah Neufeld
  4. Petals Kaija Saariaho (perf. Anssi Karttunen)
  5. Glass Eyes Radiohead
  6. Year of our Lord (arr. Michael Atkinson) OSSO Quartet, Sufjam Stevens
  7. Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 1 in A minor, Op. 77 (I. Nocturne) Dmitri Shostakovich (perf. Hilary Hahn & the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra)
  8. Vertigo Love Theme Bernard Herrmann
  9. In É Dowry

aired 14.04.18

ep3 tracklist

  1. Song Long Forgotten Ye Vagabonds
  2. The Electricity Goes Out and We Move to a Hotel (Landfall) Laurie Anderson, Kronos Quartet
  3. Celestial Anna Clock
  4. Become Ocean John Luther Adams (Seattle Symphony)
  5. Conversation with Molly Sheridan & John Luther Adams: 'The Music of a True Place'
  6. Unwarranted Laughter Meltybrains?
  7. The Wind Lifted the Boats and Left Them on the Highway (Landfall) Laurie Anderson, Kronos Quartet
  8. Come Meh Way Sudan Archives
  9. Dark Was The Night Kronos Quartet
  10. Soon-To-Be Innocent Fun/Let's See Arthur Russell
  11. Everything is Floating (Landfall) Laurie Anderson, Kronos Quartet

aired 06.05.18

ep4 tracklist

  1. The End of the World (Sharon Van Etten cover prod. by Danger Mouse) Skeeter Davis
  2. A Day In The Life The Beatles
  3. Différences Luciano Berio
  4. Polymorphia Krzysztof Penderecki
  5. In Converstaion with Jonny Greenwood re his 2012 48 Responses to Polymorphia
  6. 48 Responses to Polymorphia 'Pacay Tree' Jonny Greenwood
  7. It’s Raining Today Scott Walker
  8. Low Voices Paddy Hanna
  9. La Tendresse Jacques Brel
  10. A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall Bob Dylan
  11. Something (isolated orchestral track) The Beatles
  12. Goldfinger Theme Song Shirley Bassey

aired 06.06.18

ep5 tracklist

  1. Dreams Kelsey Lu
  2. Dreams (Landfall) Laurie Anderson & Kronos Quartet
  3. Genuflect Cloud Castle Lake
  4. Concert Piece for Drums and Strings Stefan Solyom
  5. Movement IV: Allegretto pizzicato of String Quartet No. 4(1928) Béla Bartók (perf. Emerson Quartet)
  6. I’m Late from the OST of Disney’s Alice in Wonderland (1951) Sammy Fain
  7. Curiosity Leads To Trouble from the OST of Walt Disney’s Alice in Wonderland (1951) Oliver Wallace
  8. Alice Pogo (Christopher Nicholas Bertke)
  9. We Head Out (Landfall) Laurie Anderson & Kronos Quartet
  10. Happiness Jónsi & Alex
  11. Violin and vocal improv (feat. various interview snippets) Dowry
  12. I Am All That I Need / Arroyo Seco / Thumbprint Scar Fleet Foxes (string arr. Gabriel Gall)
  13. Clapping MusicSteve Reich (perf. Neil Percy & Sam Walton LSO)
  14. When You Wish Upon A Star (reprise) from the OST of Walt Disney's Pinocchio (1940) Leigh Harline and Ned Washington

aired 04.07.18

ep6 tracklist

  1. Du gamla (That's Alright Since My Soul Got A Seat Up In The Kingdom) Håkan Hellström
  2. Orange Jófríður Ákadóttir (JFDR)
  3. Tomorrow, Forever Beyond The Wizard
  4. Day Is Coming Katie Kim
  5. Symbol Adrianne Lenker
  6. If I Were A Runway Model Peter Broderick
  7. Next Year Participant
  8. Year of the Rooster (arr. Gabriel Kahane) OSSO Quartet, Sufjan Stevens
  9. Chelsea The 442s
  10. Mandarin Tandem Felix
  11. Signals Júníus Meyvant
  12. Early To The Party Andy Shauf
  13. Something On Your Mind Karen Dalton

aired 26.09.18

ep07 tracklist

  1. Mahe Maarja Nuut & Ruum
  2. Rugla amiina
  3. Coast Participant
  4. Metasakukkia Gaelynn Lea
  5. CNN Predicts a Monster Storn (Landfall) Laurie Anderson & Kronos Quartet
  6. Her Hollow Ways Danger Mouse, Daniele Luppi
  7. Year of the Rabbit (arr. Olivier Manchon) OSSO Quartet & Sufjan Stevens
  8. Clouded Yellow (Bill Frisell Remix) Michael Gordon
  9. Words I Heard Julia Holter
  10. Taste Rhye
  11. Solid Silk Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks
  12. Season's Trees (feat. Norah Jones) Danger Mouse, Daniele Luppi
  13. Do You Feel Loved Cash Savage and the Last Drinks
  14. These 3 Things Ought
  15. California Suite The Beach Boys, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  16. California Girls The Beach Boys, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

aired 24.10.18

ep08 tracklist

Christmas Special

  1. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (Dowry remix) Frank Sinatra
  2. Festive Dowry improv featuring christmas favourites and dislikes offered up by some willing participants.
  3. Christmas Time (Dont Let The Bells End) The Darkness
  4. Happy Birthday Jesus Dowry
  5. Troy & Abed's Christmas Rap from Community
  6. More Dowry improv and anecdotes
  7. Lonely Man of Winter Sufjan Steven
  8. Calling Home For Christmas Dowry
  9. North Pole Dance (The Snowman) Howard Blake & Sinfonia of London
  10. Cold as Ice Foreigner
  11. Frosty The Snowman Theme Tune Walter E. Rollins and Steve Nelson
  12. In The Bleak Midwinter Choir of Kings College
  13. Christmas Eve: Orchestral Suite (1895) Rimsky-Korsakov
  14. My Favourite Thing About Christmas Is Dowry
  15. The Christmas Song Nat King Cole

aired 19.12.18

ep09 tracklist

  1. Undertow Dan Auerbach
  2. Toothwheels múm
  3. Scandal at the parkade Owen Pallett
  4. The Dark Side (Landfall) Lauria Anderson & Kronos Quartet
  5. The Lemon of Pink I The Books
  6. The Lemon of Pink II The Books
  7. Flatlands Chelsea Wolfe
  8. Kargus Maarja Nuut
  9. Eisenach Ben Lukas, Sebastian Piano
  10. I Don't Want To Change You Damien Rice
  11. Wave Beck
  12. NW Overture Keaton Henson
  13. You Keaton Henson
  14. An Empty Space Dustin O'Halloran, Gyda Valtysdottir
  15. Sign On The Window Bob Dylan
  16. Cosmic Girl Jamiroquai

aired 16.01.19

ep10 tracklist

  1. You Keep Me Hangin' On The Supremes
  2. In Your Eyes BADBADNOTGOOD feat. Charlotte Day Wilson
  3. Thinkin Bout You Frank Ocean
  4. Damn Your Eyes (Alex Clare cover) Steve Bogard & Barbara Wyrick
  5. Plastic (Chris Barry’s Boys cover) Moses Sumney
  6. Tender Lisa Hannigan
  7. Man Of The Hour Norah Jones
  8. Audio from 1965 screen tests of The Monkees
  9. Gonna Buy Me a Dog The Monkees
  10. Martha My Dear The Beatles
  11. Shibuya The 442s
  12. Martha Sways Andy Shauf
  13. Both Sides Now Joni Mitchell
  14. Lohengrin Act 1 (Berliner Phil, Easter Festival, Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, 2014 cond. Simon Rattle) Richard Wagner
  15. Atlantic Peter Broderick
  16. Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) The Temptations

aired 13.02.19

ep11 tracklist

  1. Some New Bones Malojian
  2. Billie Holiday Warpaint
  3. Simple Jay Som
  4. Don’t Bother Calling Moses Sumney
  5. Incontro la contessa (Love Birds – Una strana voglia d’amare 1969) Nicolai Bruno
  6. The Fall Rhye
  7. Smoke Signals Phoebe Bridgers
  8. The Twin Peaks Suite (Brussels Philharmonic World Soundtrack Awards 2008) Angelo Badalamenti
  9. Medicine Participant
  10. Waltz #2 Elliott Smith
  11. Jesus, etc Wilco
  12. Venus in Furs The Velvet Underground
  13. Babies Pulp

aired 13.03.19

ep12 tracklist

  1. Crapa Pelada Quartetto Cetra
  2. Lovers Rock TV Girl 1. Movies Weyes Blood
  3. Stonemilker Bjork
  4. Shaker Loops Pt.1 Shaking and Trembling John Adams
  5. Bosses Hang Pt.1-3 Godspeed You! Black Emperor
  6. For My Crimes Marissa Nadler
  7. I’m Your Man Spiritualized
  8. Shaker Loops Pt.4 A Final Shaking John Adams
  9. Opus. 40 Mercury Rev

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