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Hans Raj Hans Session

Lopa Kothari presents tracks from around the world and a session by Indian Sufi singer Hans Raj Hans, who performs Punjabi-language songs and featured in 2011's Alchemy Festival.

Lopa Kothari with tracks from across the globe and a session from Indian Sufi singer Hans Raj Hans.

Hans Raj Hans sees his main role as conveying the message of the ancient Sufi masters through music. His Punjabi-language songs have a more lyrical style than the better-known Sufi Qawwali style of the late Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan - but he feels his music is a 'truer' approach to Sufism. He also frequently writes and sings music for Bollywood films, and occasionally makes appearances in them too. He recently featured in London South Bank's Alchemy Festival.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Nidi d'Arac

    Tarantulae

    • Taranta Container.
    • TA.
    • TA-003.
  • Khaira Arby

    Ehe Youma

    • Ya Roussell.
    • ML.
    • ML-081.
  • Baloji

    Karibu ya Bintou ft.Konono no.1

    • Kinshasa Succursale.
    • EMI.
    • 5099996657928.
  • Flux

    Flux - Shakin' my Brain

  • Preßburger Klezmer Band

    Dzhankoye

    • Pressburger Special - the Best Taste.
    • Slovak Klezmer Association.
    • SKA 002.
  • The Kurikorder Quartet

    Meet the Kurikorder Quartet

    • Meet the Kurikorder Quartet.
    • Jasrac.
    • R-1130307.
  • BBC Studio Session - Hans Raj Hans

    • Hans Raj Hans

      Rakho mori Lage

      Performers: Hans Raj Hans (vocals) Sadiq Ali (tabla) Kishore Chand (keyboard) Jayantilal Ghosh (rabab)

      • BBC Studio Session.
      • 15th April 2011.
    • Hans Raj Hans

      Kharam raseed imshubh

      Performers: Hans Raj Hans (vocals) Sadiq Ali (tabla) Kishore Chand (keyboard) Jayantilal Ghosh (rabab)

      • BBC Studio Session.
      • 15th April 2011.
  • Mionor Empire

    Hayder Hayder

    • Second Nature.
    • World Trip Records.
    • WTR001.
  • Söndörgő

    Joka

    • Tamburising - Lost Music of the Balkans.
    • World Village.
    • 450017.
  • The National Duduk Ensemble of Armenia

    Alagyaz

    • Traditional Crossroads - The National Duduk Ensemble of Armenia.
    • Traditional Crossroads.
    • CD 4341.
  • BBC Studio Session - Hans Raj Hans

    • Hans Raj Hans

      Yee kyar ras he

      Performers: Hans Raj Hans (vocals) Sadiq Ali (tabla) Kishore Chand (keyboard) Jayantilal Ghosh (rabab)

      • BBC Studio Session.
      • 15th April 2011.
    • Hans Raj Hans

      Nitkher Manga

      Performers: Hans Raj Hans (vocals) Sadiq Ali (tabla) Kishore Chand (keyboard) Jayantilal Ghosh (rabab)

      • BBC Studio Session.
      • 15th April 2011.
  • Dub Colossus

    Guragigna

    • Addis thru the Looking Glass.
    • Real World.
    • CDRW183.
  • Axel Krygier

    Serpentae el Tren

    • Pesebre.
    • Crammed Discs.
    • CRAM-167.
  • Rafa Barreto

    Nem Mais

    • Entre Becos.
    • Tratore.
    • AA0002000.
  • Do Amor

    Isso e Carimbo

    • Do Amor.
    • Tratore.
    • MB0024.
  • Mohamed Rashad

    Wallah al-Azim ya Baladna

    • From the Kasbah/Tunis to Tahrir Square/Cairo and back.
    • Network.
    • 495135.
  • The Watersons

    The Thirty Foot Trailer

    • Early Days.
    • Topic Records.
    • TSCD-472.
  • Fink

    Wheels

    • Perfect Darkness.
    • Ninja Tune.
    • ZENCD170P.
  • Teófilo Chantre

    Tu Verrais

    • Mestissage.
    • LUSAFRICA.
    • 562 512.
  • BBC Recording

    • Daler Nasarov

      Turki Sheroz

      • BBC Recording.
      • Sayan Ring Festival, July 2010.

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