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Lopa Kothari with Muzykanci and Wu Man in Concert

Lopa Kothari presents Polish band Muzykanci performing with Chinese pipa virtuoso Wu Man. Plus the 2015 fRoots Critics Poll, the World Music Archive and BBC Introducing.

Lopa Kothari with new music from across the globe, and Polish band Muzykanci with Chinese pipa virtuoso Wu Man in concert. Plus the winners of this year's fRoots Poll are announced.

fRoots magazine editor Ian Anderson announces the winners of this year's Poll. The concert recordings are from this year's WOMEX showcases, which took place in Budapest in October.

Also more from the World Music Archive and BBC Introducing.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Miria - Union Malian Des Aveugles

    Farinya Manji

    Ensemble: Miria - Union Malian Des Aveugles.
    • Lost In Mali.
    • Riverboat Records.
    • 3.
  • Hillfolk Noir

    Round I Sing/Mile On Up

    • Pop Songs for Elk.
    • Hillfolk Noir.
    • 2.
  • Daniel Koulack & Kamnel Sawitsky

    Red Rocking Chair

    • Fiddle & Banjo: Tunes From The North, Songs From The South.
    • http://www.fiddlebanjo.ca/2015-album/.
    • 7.
  • Youssou N'Dour & Le Super Étoile

    Ndobine (fRoots - Historical / Re-issue / Compilation)

    • Fatteliku – Live In Athens 1967.
    • Real World.
    • 4.
  • Lead Belly

    On A Monday (fRoots - Best Packaged Album 2015)

    • Lead Belly - The Smithsonian Folkways Collection.
    • Smithsonian Folkways.
    • 20.
  • Stick in the Wheel

    Seven Gypsies (fRoots - New Album of 2015)

    • From Here.
    • Stick In The Wheel.
    • 3.
  • Olli & The Bollywood Orchestra

    Tchaine Tchourake

    • Olli Goes To Bollywood.
    • Label Caravan.
    • 3.
  • Gonne Choi

    Sailor's Song

    • Into The Light - Music of Korea VI.
    • Korean Arts Management Service.
    • 1.
  • Mariza

    Missangas

    • Mundo.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 12.
  • Songhoy Blues

    Kashmir

    Ensemble: Songhoy Blues.
  • Dina El Wedidi

    El Sira

    • Turning Back.
    • Kirkelig Kulturverksted.
    • 5.
  • Ceumar

    Rio Verde

    • Silencia.
    • ARC Music.
    • 1.
  • Carlos Vives

    Carito (World Music Archive)

    • World Routes Academy, Colombia, 2012.
    • BBC Recording.
  • Vo Tuan Minh

    I Long To Return To My Hometown (Que Me)

    • Hanoi Masters - War Is A Wound, Peace Is A Scar.
    • Glitterbeat.
    • 5.
  • The Wainwright Sisters

    Prairie Lullaby

    • Songs In The Dark.
    • [PIAS].
    • 1.

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