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Lopa Kothari - Faith i Branko and Sam Lee's Nightingales

Lopa Kothari presents new music from around the world, plus a live session with Balkan duet Faith i Branko and a duet with nightingales.

Lopa Kothari with new music from across the globe, and a live session with Faith i Branko, a collaboration between an English circus accordionist and a traditional Roma violinist, whose formation in rural Serbia tells of a remarkable personal story. Also tonight, Sam Lee ventures one last time into the woods of Suffolk for a nocturnal session duetting with nightingales.

Every Spring, during the months of April and May, the woods of Sussex resound with the songs of the nightingale. This Spring, singer and folk song collector Sam Lee is venturing into the woods accompanied by musician colleagues who have volunteered to make music with the nightingales. These late-night sessions are being broadcast across a week of Late Junction and World on 3, Tuesday to Saturday, 10th to 13th May at around 11.30 pm each night. We'll hear what happens when nature's finest singers meet with human artistic creation.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Joao Cirilio

    Po d'Terra

    • Space Echo (The Mystery Behind The Cosmic Sound Of Cabo Verde Finally Revealed).
    • Analog Africa.
    • 9.
  • Allen Toussaint

    Delores’ Boyfriend

    • American Tunes.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 1.
  • Idris Ackamoor and the Pyramids

    Rhapsody in Berlin

    • We Be All Africans.
    • Strut.
    • 4.
  • Faith i Branko


  • Faith i Branko

    Colo Branko

  • Sam Lee & Alice Zawadzki

    Sam Lee's Singing with Nightingales

    • BBC Recording (Secret Location Nr Lewes).
  • Simdi Ensemble & Michel Goddard

    Gel ey kardes

    • Eternal Love.
    • 4.
  • Mayito Rivera

    Oye Me Quinto

    • Best of Cuba.
    • ARC Music.
    • 5.
  • Nile Project

    Abbay Mado (World Music Archive)

    Performer: Nile Project. Performer: Meklit Hadero.
  • Boban Voz Piromanac

    Ciganska Tuga (Heritage Track)

  • Faith i Branko

    Boli Jivot

  • Faith i Branko

    Fa di do

  • Bella Hardy

    Good Man’s Wife

    • Battleplan.
    • 1.
  • Quantic & Flowering Inferno

    A Life Worth Living (feat. U‐Roy & Alice Russell)

    • A Life Worth Living.
    • Tru Thoughts.
    • 1.
  • Ernest Ranglin


    Performer: Ernest Ranglin. Performer: Baaba Maal.
    • In Search of the Lost Riddim.
    • Palm Pictures.
    • 3.
  • Afro Celt Sound System

    Mansani Cisse Taladh

    • The Source.
    • 8.
  • Tashi Lhunpo Monks

    Cham-choe and Nang-wa

    • Power of Prayer.
    • 4.
  • Nomade Orquestra


    • Nomade Orquestra.
    • Far Out Recordings.
    • 4.
  • Celestine Ukwu

    Obialu Be Onye Abiagbunia Okwukwe

    • Rough Guide to A World of Psychedlia.
    • Rough Guide.
    • 5.


  • Fri 13 May 2016 23:00

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