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Bhaktapur, Nepal

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Sunday 02 September 2012

Lucy Duran travels to the ancient capital of Nepal, Bhaktapur in the Kathmandu Valley. The seat of culture in Nepal, it's a city full of diverse traditional music, and today's programme includes exclusively recorded sessions by The Master Drummers of Nepal, a group of flute-playing farmers, and the temple singing group Chandeshwari Dapha. Producer James Parkin.

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8 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    Chandeshwari Dapha group Lambodar

    Composer: Trad Recording: BBC Recording made in Bhaktapur, Nepal on 24th August 2010

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    Chandeshwari Dapha group Devi Indrayani

    Composer: Trad Recording: BBC Recording made in Bhaktapur, Nepal on 24th August 2010

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    Masterdrummers of Nepal Partaal

    Composer: Trad Recording: BBC Recording made at the Kathmandu University Music Department in Bhaktapur, Nepal on 24th August 2010

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    Masterdrummers of Nepal Nyaa Choo Guu

    Composer: Trad Recording: BBC Recording made at the Kathmandu University Music Department in Bhaktapur, Nepal on 24th August 2010

  • Image for Inside the Open Toilet Group

    Inside the Open Toilet Group Lanjati

    Composer: Trad Recording: BBC Recording made in Bhaktapur, Nepal on 23rd August 2010

  • Image for Sanumaya Dhaubhadel & Panchalal Manandhar

    Sanumaya Dhaubhadel & Panchalal Manandhar Seelu

    Composer: Trad Recording: BBC Recording made at the Kathmandu University Music Department in Bhaktapur, Nepal on 24th August 2010 Performers: Laxmi Prasad Manandhar, harmonium, Buddha La Manandhar, percussion

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    Bharat Nepali We are the Children of the Mountains

    Composer: Trad Recording: BBC Recording made at the Kathmandu University Music Department in Bhaktapur on 22nd August 2010 Performers: Rubin Kumar Shrestha, Bharat Budhathoki, & Meghraj Lungeli

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    Bharat Nepali Sorathi

    Composer: Trad Recording: BBC Recording made at the Kathmandu University Music Department in Bhaktapur on 22nd August 2010 Performers: Rubin Kumar Shrestha, Bharat Budhathoki, & Meghraj Lungeli

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