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Mary Ann Kennedy - Mor Karbasi in Session

Mary Ann Kennedy presents new music from around the world, plus Jerusalem-born singer Mor Karbasi in a live studio session with her blend of Ladino and Latin American folk songs.

Mary Ann Kennedy with new music from across the globe, plus the Jerusalem-born singer Mor Karbasi in a live studio session.

Since she broke into the World Music scene in 2008, Mor, based now in Seville, has mesmerised audiences with her blend of Ladino songs, music from the exiled Jews of Spain, and Latin American as well as European folk songs. Mor produces her own material, which she's been composing from an early age, but also relies on traditional songs across continents, performing in Ladino, Hebrew, Arabic and Spanish providing a fascinating bridge between ancient cultures and traditions.

Plus the latest from BBC Introducing, and another dip into the Radio 3 World Music Archive.
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2 hours

Music Played

  • Mor Karbasi

    Roza

  • Lau

    The Death of the Dining Car

    • The Bell That Never Rang.
    • Reveal Records.
  • Hohka

    October Flowers

    • Mailla Halmeilla.
    • Hohka.
    • 1.
  • Charles Aznavour

    Des Tenebres a la Lumiere

    • Encores.
    • Wrasse.
    • 5.
  • Marcos Valle

    Escape

    • Brazilika Brazil and Beyond.
    • Far Out.
    • 2.
  • Flora MacNeil

    Mhic Iarla Nam Bratach Bana

    Performer: Flora MacNeil. Performer: Calum Johnston.
    • From the Alan Lomax Collection at the American Folklife Center, Library of Congr.
  • Gary Innes

    Our Heroes

    Performer: Our Heroes.
    • Our Heroes.
  • Mbongwana Star

    From Kinshasa to the Moon

    • From Kinshasa.
    • World Circuit.
    • 1.
  • Terry Riley

    Africa Express Presents... Terry Riley's in C Mali

    Performer: Africa Express.
    • Africa Express Presents... Terry Riley's in C Mali.
    • Transgressive Records.
    • 1.
  • Mor Karbasi

    La hija de la primavera

  • Mor Karbasi

    La galana I la mar

  • Michalis Kouloumis

    Diplochordo

    • Michalis Kouloumis.
  • Blick Bassy

    Ake

    • Ako.
    • No Format!.
    • 1.
  • Stick in the Wheel

    Common Ground

    • Common Ground.
    • Static Caravan.
    • 1.
  • The Poozies

    Achiltibuie

    • Into the Well.
    • 4.
  • John Hiatt

    Crossing Muddy Waters

    Performer: Sarah Jarosz. Performer: Aoife O’Donovan. Performer: Sara Watkins.
    • I'm With Her.
    • Sugar Hill.
  • Ben Somers' Brass Hysteria

    Hey (BBC Introducing)

  • Ofra Haza

    Kaddish (Heritage Track)

    • Desert Wind.
    • WEA.
    • 011.
  • Mor Karbasi

    Dezile a mi Amor

  • Mor Karbasi

    Sol La Tsadika

  • Siba E A Fuloresta Do Samba

    Vale do Juca (World Music Archive)

    • World Routes on the Road.
    • Nascente.
  • Barbecue Bob

    Poor Boy A Long Ways From Home

    • Reborn and Remastered.
    • Rough Guides.
    • 1.
  • Faris

    Assouf id nekmam (Trouble so hard)

    • Missisippi to Sahara.
    • Wrasse Records.
    • 3.

Broadcast

Seven pioneering figures in world music

Seven pioneering figures in world music

From Miriam Makeba to the Buena Vista Social club via Alan Lomax and Ravi Shankar.

BBC Introducing on World on 3

BBC Introducing on World on 3

World on 3 is now playing tracks from BBC Introducing, upload your tracks here

World Music chart-toppers...

World Music chart-toppers...

From Ravi Shankar and The Beatles, to Youssou N'Dour - World Music's breakthrough moments