2/2. From the brothels of Kolkata to the tantric philosophers of rural Bengal.
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1/2. Singing shepherds directly descended from the milk-maids and boys of Krishna's time.
Lucy Duran and Andy Kershaw present a special tribute to their friend, Ali Farka Toure.
2/2. Sam Farah explores the character of Syria through its rich musical heritage.
1/2. Samir Farah visits Syria's capital to explore the country's character through music.
2/2. The world-famous Culture Musical Club, and 2005 WOMEX award-winner Bi Kidude.
1/2. Swahili Arab-influenced Taarab and Africa's oldest music club.
2/2. Central bus station music and ancient music of Jerusalem.
1/2. Including music from Noa, Palestinian rap group Dam and central bus station music.
Andy explores the music of Sardinia and Corsica.