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Lopa Kothari

Lopa Kothari explores the world of Indian vocal music with guests Viram Jasani and Jameela Siddiqi, and music from Jayasree Sengupta.

Lopa Kothari explores some of the different vocal traditions in India, from Bollywood soundtracks to the virtuoso Varanasi style of the Misra Brothers. Her guests include director of the Asian Music Network Viram Jasani, writer and broadcaster Jameela Siddiqi, and singer Jayasree Sengupta.

WORLD ROUTES

Presented by Lopa Kothari
Produced by Felix Carey

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Saturday 15th August 2009

A. R. Rahman: Chaiya Chaiya
Sukhvinder Singh; Sapna Awasthi
Album: OST from the motion film Dil Se
Universal CDF12

Rajan Mishra: Thumri composition in Jhaptal
Mishra Brothers
BBC Recording by James Parkin, on location in India 2003

Trad: Khayal in Tintal
Mishra Brothers
BBC Recording by James Parkin, on location in India 2003

In Session:

Jayasree Sangupta (vocals)
Fida Hussein (harmonium)
Hanif Khan (tabla)

Trad/Ustaad Bahadur Hussain Khan: Tarana
(Raag Yaman, Teen taal)
Jayasree Sangupta, Fida Hussein; Hanif Khan
BBC Recording by sound engineer James Birtwistle, Broadcasting House, 2009

Sangupta: Kajri
(Raag Mishra Pilu, Dadra taal)
Jayasree Sangupta, Fida Hussein; Hanif Khan
BBC Recording by sound engineer James Birtwistle, Broadcasting House, 2009

Shakeel Badayani: Madhuban Mein Radhika
Mohammed Rafi
Album: The Last Journey of Mohammed Rafi
Navras Records NRCD 2001 ADD

Salil Chowdhary/Shailendra: Aaja Re Pardesi
Lata Mangeshkar
Album: The greatest film songs of Lata Mangeshkar
Nascente NSCD 088

C. Ramchandra/Rajendra Kirshan: Ina Mina Deeka
Asha Bhosle
Album: Rough Guide to Bollywood Legends
World Music Network RGNET1131

1 hour

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