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Saturday 14th September 2013With John Harle

John Harle: Silencium Songs of the Spirit

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"Sexy, sassy saxophone from John Harle" BBC News

Composer and saxophonist John Harle wrote and performed the music for BBC Two's 90-minute documentary about Freud, one of Britain's greatest artists who was filmed painting his final work.

Sue Lawley's castaway this week is the most-recorded saxophonist in the world. Inspired by Duke Ellington and encouraged by Jack Brymer, John Harle is equally at home playing jazz or classical music. He once

"John Harle, a soloist of barbarous splendour" The Sunday Times


John Harle (saxophones), Elvis Costello (vocalist), Sarah Leonard (soprano), Andy Sheppard (saxophones), John Harle (saxophone), Steve Lodder (keyboards), Mitch Dalton (electric guitar), Roy Babbington (double bass), Andy Sheppard (saxophone), Paul Clarvis (percussion), Chris Wells (percussion), Thomas Russell (narrator), Alexander Balanescu (violin), William Purefoy (alto)

John Harle Band, Balanescu Quartet, London Voices

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ONE MAN AND HIS SAX (Documentary about John Harle/BBC2)

THIS MONTH, MARC ALMOND and composer John Harle release their collaborative LP The Tyburn Tree, named for the famous gallows that once stood near London’s Marble Arch, where numerous highwaymen, traitors, criminal aristos and even the long-dead were hung for the enjoyment of . Concerned with the macabre, supernatural history of the loved and reviled city, and subtitled Dark London, the album’s song-cycle includes dramatisations of the Highgate Vampire, the Limehouse Golem and Spring Heeled Jack.

THIS MONTH, MARC ALMOND and composer John Harle release their collaborative LP The Tyburn Tree, named for the famous gallows that once stood near London’s Marble Arch, where numerous highwaymen, traitors, criminal aristos and even the long-dead were hung for the enjoyment of . Concerned with the macabre, supernatural history of the loved and reviled city, and subtitled Dark London, the album’s song-cycle includes dramatisations of the Highgate Vampire, the Limehouse Golem and Spring Heeled Jack.