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The Lost Music of Rajasthan

imagine..., Winter 2011 Episode 5 of 8

The arts series takes a road trip round the desert state of Rajasthan, meeting musicians whose existence is under threat from the new India. They meet Bhopa bards who recite four-night-long epics in front of huge hand-painted scrolls, saffron-clad, chillum-smoking sisters, cross-dressers and Gypsy dancers who literally bend over backwards to pick up rupees.

1 hour, 5 minutes

Last on

Tue 6 Dec 2011 22:35

Credits

Role Contributor
Series EditorAlan Yentob
ProducerJill Nicholls
DirectorJill Nicholls
PresenterAlan Yentob

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