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Mount Tabor and the Sea of Galilee

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 27 November 2004

Moshe Morad visited Israel to find out how the country's diverse ethnic makeup influences its music.

He recorded the coffee-grinding music of Bedouins on Mount Tabor, and attended a Peace Festival by the Sea of Galilee where he met world music diva Noa and Palestinian rap group Dam. Plus an introduction to central bus station music, and a session from chart-topping Ethiopians in Tel Aviv.

Music and featured items

21 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Jaffa’s clock-tower square.

    Moshe Morad introduces the programme from Jaffa’s clock-tower square.

  • Idan Reichel.

    Moshe Morad with Idan Reichel, Israel’s world music star.

  • Music Played

    • Image for Idan Raichel
      00:02

      Idan Raichel Hinach Yafa

    • Image for Kabra and Avi from the Idan Reichel project
      00:08

      Kabra and Avi from the Idan Reichel project Ayal Ayale

    • Image for Idan Raichel
      00:10

      Idan Raichel Ayal Ayale – album version.

  • Idan Reichel's album.

    Idan Reichel talks about his new album project and plays a track.

  • Music Played

  • The Sea of Galilee.

    Moshe visits the location of the biblical story where Jesus walked on water.

  • The Shibli Bedouin tribe

    Moshe visits a tent on mount Tabor with the head of the Shibli Bedouin tribe.

  • Music Played

    • Image for Shibli Bedouins
      00:19

      Shibli Bedouins Traditional Bedouin wedding music

      BBC recording on location

    • Image for Shibli Bedouins
      00:25

      Shibli Bedouins Traditional Bedouin music

      BBC recording on location

  • The peace festival at Galilee.

    Moshe visits the peace festival on the shores of the sea of Galilee.

  • Music Played

    • Image for Noa
      00:34

      Noa Mishaela

      BBC recording on location

  • Arab/Palestinian rapper Tamer.

    Moshe with Arab/Palestinian rapper Tamer Nafer and his hip hop band DAM.

  • Music Played

    • Image for DAM
      00:39

      DAM Palestinian Rap

  • The Arabic orchestra of Nazareth.

    The Arabic orchestra of Nazareth in a special session in the World Routes studio.

  • Music Played

    • Image for Musicians of the Arabic Orchestra of Nazareth
      00:42

      Musicians of the Arabic Orchestra of Nazareth In the steps of my lover

      BBC recording on location

    • Image for Lubna and the Arabic Orchestra of Nazareth
      00:49

      Lubna and the Arabic Orchestra of Nazareth Arabic song

      BBC recording on location

  • “the queen of oriental music”

    Moshe with “the queen of oriental music” (aka “bus station music”) in a rare interview.

  • Music Played

    • Image for Zehava Ben
      00:55

      Zehava Ben Melech Amiti

      BBC recording on location

    • Image for Zehava Ben
      00:56

      Zehava Ben Mal'ach Yalda

      BBC recording on location

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