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Lopa Kothari - World music milestones

Coinciding with the 70th anniversary of the Third Programme, Lopa Kothari presents milestones from World Music over the last seven decades with guests Simon Broughton and Rita Ray.

As part of the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the birth of The Third Programme, Lopa Kothari introduces a wide variety of World Music milestones selected from the last seven decades, from Lord Kitchener to Mercedes Sosa, from Fela Kuti to Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, from Ravi Shankar to Youssou N'Dour. This anthology, which includes Radio 3 archive material, is discussed in studio with guests Simon Broughton, from Songlines magazine, and DJ Rita Ray. Collaborating also in the programme as they select their favourite World Music artist are composer and producer Nitin Sawhney; the poet, composer, songwriter PJ Harvey, and the singer, songwriter and broadcaster, Cerys Matthews.

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Fri 21 Oct 2016 23:00

Music Played

  • Umm Kulthum

    Gannat Naimi

    • Vol. V (1931 - 1932).
    • Artistes Arabes Associes.
    • 1.
  • Ikhwani Safaa Musical Club

    Cheo Chako

    • Ikhwani Safaa Musical Club ‎– Zanzibara 1: Ikhwani Safaa Music Club.
    • Buda Musique.
  • Lord Kitchener

    My Landlady

    • London Is The Place For Me: Trinidadian Calypso In London, 1950-1956.
    • Honest Jon's Records.
  • Toumani Diabaté


    • Kaira.
    • Hannibal Records.
  • Belafonte and Makeba

    Train Song

    • An Evening with Belafonte and Makeba.
    • RCA.
    • 1.
  • Youssou Ndour


    • WOMAD 2009.
  • Mariza


    • Transparente.
    • EMI - Valentim de Carvalho, Música Lda..
  • Gilberto Gil

    Todo Menina Baiana

    • Realce.
    • Warner Music Group.
  • Ramy Essam


    • Occupation Records.
  • Muzsikás

    The Rooster Is Crowing

    • The Lost Jewish Music of Transylvania.
    • Hannibal.
    • 2.
  • Fela Kuti

    Egbe Mi O

    • Fela's London Scene.
    • Stern's Music.
  • Mercedes Sosa

    Gracias A La Vida

    • En Argentina.
  • Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

    Mustt Mustt (Massive Attack Remix)

    Remix Artist: Massive Attack.
    • Mustt Mustt ‎.
  • Luigi Lai

    Spinello in F (World Music Archive)

    • Andy Kershaw in Corsica and Sardinia.
  • Geomungo Factory

    Geomungo & Tango

    • Metamorphosis.
    • Synnara.
  • Buena Vista Social Club

    Veinte Anos

    • Buena Vista Social Club.
    • World Circuit.
  • Llio Rhydderch

    Castell Rhos Y Llan

    • Melangell.
    • Fflach.
  • Ross Daly

    Houdetsanes Kontylies

    • Beyond the Horizon.
    • Music Box International.
  • Ravi Shankar

    Ravi Shankar with a traditional sequence of ragas

    • BBC Proms 2005.
    • BBC Recording.
  • Blick Bassy


    • Ako.
  • Dina El Wedidi

    Ya Ganoube


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