Courtesan songs and music of the Bauls

In search of music performed for Krishna, Lucy Duran and the musician Viram Jasani find themselves in a brothel in Kolkata, India.

Squeezed into a sleazy little bed-sit, two courtesan sisters perform songs for the Hindu Deity, rarely recorded and normally reserved for their paying clients.

Plus the mad world of the Bauls – music by the tantric philosophers of rural Bengal.

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Sat 3 Jun 2006 15:00

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