Rikhi Ram and sons, Nizami brothers

In the second of three programmes, Lucy Duran and Viram Jasani continue their musical tour of North India.

This week they visit Rikhi Ram & Sons' music shop in New Delhi. Renowned throughout the world, they still hand craft sitars for all the leading Indian masters: their customers have included Ravi Shankar, Vilayat Khan and The Beatles. Plus, Lucy and Viram pay homage to the shrine of Nizam Uddin Auliya, the famous Sufi philosopher, and are treated to an authentic Qawali performance during afternoon prayers by the Nizami Brothers. And, leaving Delhi behind they make their way south, where they hear the extraordinary singing boys of Rajasthan in the middle of this vast and magical desert landscape.

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Sat 22 Feb 2003 13:00

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