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21 August 2010

Contemporary and classical tracks from around the world with Mark Coles.

Join Mark Coles for half an hour of musical wanderings. This week World Of Music visits New Zealand for a couple of tracks from an excellent new album by Maori band, Wai. There's some grassland throat singing by Hanggai (pictured) from Inner Mongolia, a Peruvian song about dancing oil workers, something from female Algerian guitar player Hasna El Becharia, an East Timorese song that deals with the recent conflict there, and a song by a Senegalese singer that espouses the joy of double-decker bus travel in London.

28 minutes

Last on

Mon 23 Aug 2010 02:32GMT

Music Played

  • Wai

    Te Whanau A Tama Nui Te Ra

    New Zealand

    • Ora.
    • Jayrem.
    • CDJAY416.
  • Hanggai

    Gobi Road


    • Juan Zou De Ren (He Who Travels Far).
    • World Connection.
    • WC039.
  • Los Wembler's de Iquitos

    La Danza del Petrolero


    • The Roots of Chicha 2.
    • Crammed discs.
    • CRAW 73.
  • Hasna El Becharia

    Smaa Smaa


    • Smaa Smaa.
    • Lusafrica.
    • 562343.
  • Ego Lemos


    East Timor

    • O Hele Le.
    • Dramatico.
    • DRAMCD0062.
  • Nuru Kane

    Number One Bus


    • Number One Bus.
    • Iris.
    • 3002012.
  • Wai

    Tuhia Te Ha

    New Zealand

    • Ora.
    • Jayrem.
    • CDJAY416.