The Strand Archive - 08/08/2012
Oumou Sangaré and Béla Fleck, Read My Country from Argentina and a musical tribute to Marvin Hamlisch.
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Presented by Mark Coles.
On today's programme, we hear from Mali's Oumou Sangare and the world's premier banjo player, Bela Fleck about their special musical collaboration, Argentinian author Carlos Gamerro introduces his selection of books that best represent his country in the return of the occasional series Read My Country and our tribute to Marvin Hamlisch.
(Image: Oumou Sangare. Credit: Pierre Emmanuel Rastoin)
- Broadcast on BBC World Service, 9:32AM Thu, 9 Aug 2012
- Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
- First broadcast BBC World Service, 3:32PM Wed, 8 Aug 2012
- Duration 18 minutes