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Cimarron and Carlou D

Lucy Duran presents two specially recorded sessions from Latin America and Africa.

Cimarron perform the joyful and energetic 'musica llanero' from the vast central plains of Colombia, with virtuosic harp-playing and songs to milk cows by. While Carlou D brings his big-range, soulful voice to a mixture of songs that celebrate Muslim mysticism and warn of the dangers facing his homeland Senegal.


Presented by Lucy Duran
Produced by James Parkin

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Saturday 11th April 2009, 3:00pm

Studio session with Colombian ensemble Cimarron, consists of the following musicians
Carlos Rojas (harp); Ana Veydó (voice); Jhon Onofre (maracas/voice); Libardo Rey (cuatro); Hugo Molina (bandola); Carlos López (Bass); José Oviedo (cajón)

Rojas: Llanero Soy

Studio session with Senegalese singer Carlou D

Carlou D: Namenala
Carlou D (vocals/acoustic guitar)

Carlou D: Sam Fall
Carlou D (vocals/acoustic guitar)

Carlou D: Sen Regal
Carlou D (vocals/acoustic guitar)

(Doudou Sarr acted as translator during interviews with Carlou D)

Studio session with Colombian ensemble Cimarron

Rojas: Maria Laya

Rojas: Tonada
Carlos Rojas (harp); Ana Veydó (voice)

Rojas: Quitapesares

Rojas: Orinoco

(Juan Carlos Jaramillo acted as translator for Cimarron band leader Carlos Rojas)

All recordings made at Broadcasting House by BBC Sound Engineer James Birtwistle

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1 hour

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Sat 11 Apr 2009 15:00