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Music Planet - Burma

Duration: 20:59

For this major series to accompany BBC One's 'Human Planet', Andy Kershaw and Lucy Duran go in search of music from some of the world's remotest locations...

This week, Andy visits the Thai town of Mae Sot on the border with Burma where he records musicians from one of the giant refugee camps there, meets a Burmese protest singer who has just finished a 10-year jail sentence, and drops in on the local Karen-rebel guerrilla centre disguised as a restaurant.

Producers Roger Short and James Parkin.

Available since: Thu 3 Feb 2011

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Music Planet Jungles

Andy Kershaw and Lucy Duran explore the music of remote jungle communities.

First broadcast: 03 Feb 2011

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