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Playing: Symphony No.9 in C major 'The Great' (D.944) by Franz Peter Schubert
BBC Radio 3

Music Planet - Solomon Islands

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 heads to the capital of the Solomon Islands, Honiara, to team up with musicians who use giant rainforest bamboo trees to give a monster bass sound to their songs.

Producers Roger Short and James Parkin.

Release date: 03 Feb 2011

16 minutes

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