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Human Planet - Part 2

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Charles Hazlewood conducts the BBC CO in part of a Prom featuring music composed by Nitin Sawhney for the BBC TV series Human Planet, alongside works from Radio 3's Music Planet.

BBC PROMS 2011

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Louise Fryer

Music composed by Nitin Sawhney for the acclaimed BBC One series 'Human Planet', alongside artists from across the globe who featured in Radio 3's accompanying series 'Music Planet'. Charles Hazlewood conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, whose players also make an appearance as the Scrapheap Orchestra, with instruments created from junk objects.

'Human Planet' was the first BBC Natural History series to focus on the human race, demonstrating how people around the world have adapted to sometimes harsh environments to survive. 'Music Planet' visited the same locations and environments, and explored the music of those places. The TV score is interleaved with Music Planet artists, starting with the mighty voice of Greenland's Rasmus Lyberth, followed by Zambian singer and storyteller Enock Mbongwe, and Mongolian throat-singers Khusugtun. Later on, Ayarkhaan, three women from the Sakha Republic, create a thunderous sound from their mouth harps, and the Bibilang Shark-Calling Group perform their unique repertoire of songs for shark hunting. The project to create a Scrapheap Orchestra from junk and found objects will be the subject of a television film to be broadcast on BBC FOUR in the autumn.

Part Two

Enock Mbongwe
Ayarkhaan
Bibilang Shark-Calling Group
Khusugtun
Rasmus
BBC Concert Orchestra
Charles Hazlewood (conductor).

1 hour, 20 minutes

Last on

Sat 23 Jul 2011 20:40

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Music Played

  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    '1812' Overture

    Performers: Scrapheap Symphony

  • Ayarkhaan

    My Horse

  • Ayarkhaan

    Dedication to the Blacksmiths' Patron Kudai Bakhsy

  • Music from Human Planet

    • Nitin Sawhney

      Man and Nature

      Performers: BBC Concert Orchestra Conductor: Charles Hazlewood

  • Bibiland Shark-Calling Group

    Sogosok

  • Bibiland Shark-Calling Group

    Lasepmat

  • Bibiland Shark-Calling Group

    Sambalaman

  • Bibiland Shark-Calling Group

    Ruhlima

  • Music from Human Planet

    • Nitin Sawhney

      Natural Born Survivors

      Performers: BBC Concert Orchestra Conductor: Charles Hazlewood

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  • Sat 23 Jul 2011 20:40

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