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Rich Ward

Rich Ward

World Music Beginners' Guides

Listen to our reporter's step by step guides to musical topics from around the globe.

What is Gypsy music? What is a raga? What exactly is Flamenco? The Global Echoes team have come up with a series of bite-sized, easy to digest briefings about everything from folk music to the tabla.

hand on tablas

Playing the tabla

Join Rich Ward as he enlists the help of the experts for the Global Echoes Beginners' Guides - he'll start with the basics and build on them to create a comprehensive guide to various world music topics.

We'll post one on this page after each one is first broadcast so be sure to hit this site on a regular basis.

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last updated: 11/05/2009 at 14:39
created: 16/04/2009

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