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Ancient Melodies - Part One

Musician and composer Soumik Datta presents a musical travelogue around India. From a spectacular religious festival in Kerala, to encounters with Delhi's hip hop superstars.

In this six-part series, musician and composer Soumik Datta presents a musical travelogue around India. From a spectacular religious festival in Kerala to folk musicians in the deserts of Rajasthan, intimate performances on the banks of the Ganges to encounters with Delhi's hip hop superstars, Soumik takes us on an entertaining journey celebrating India's remarkable musical diversity. Meeting and performing with folk, classical and pop musicians, he travels from the biggest cities to the most remote communities, exploring how music helps us understand India's past and its rapidly changing present.

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Presenter Soumik Datta
Executive Producer Richard Bright
Director Ashok Prasad

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