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Music Planet - Congo

Duration: 20:35

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, Lucy presents a profile of the Mbendjele people of northern Congo, a pygmy hunter-gatherer group whose music echoes the sound of the forest that feeds them.

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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