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Sufi musician Riffat Salamat, sings and accompanies herself on a drum. She considers it necessary to study classical music to assimilate the basic music language. The footage includes a Sufi song performance with a jazz-inflected accompaniment. Sufi is a vibrant musical tradition stretching back more than 700 years. Originating in Pakistan, it is now famous throughout the world.
Class Clips
This clip is from:
Class Clips, Travels with Music
First broadcast:
10 June 2009

Classroom Ideas

Ask students what Bhangra is. Teach students a raga and then get them to compose a Bhangra style composition using music technology in the classroom.

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