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Episode notes

Griot classics, hardanger fiddle, tactile transducers and Messiaen in a tiki bar all feature in a new episode of The Tonic, with Luke Fraser presenting some of the best new and recently released instrumental and electronic classical music from Canada, Norway and Mali.With music by Alison Cameron, Fjóla Evans, Emilie Cecilia LeBel, Hawa Kassé Mady Diabaté, Fodé Lassana Diabaté, Mamadou Diabaté, Rokia Traoré, Øyvind Torvund, Helga Myhr, Thov G. Wetterhus, Dei Kjenslevare and Jon Øivind Ness.The featured image shows Sound Sculpture (2023) from the exhibition Oh Lord, Don‘t Let Them Drop That Atomic Bomb on Me, by Austrian performance and media artist Valie Export.