Lucy Duran explores the archive of pioneering ethnomusicologist Jean Jenkins.
The Jean Jenkins Archive
World Routes in Canada
A visit to the Chants de Vielles Festival in Quebec
Mary Ann Kennedy visits the Chants de Vielles Festival in Quebec.
Cape Breton Island
Mary Ann Kennedy visits Canada to make a musical tour of Cape Breton Island.
World Routes in Madagascar
Lucy Duran profiles Madagascan musician Justin Vali and records his Malagasy Orkestra.
Hira Gasy and Court Music
Lucy Duran presents music from the 18th-century Malagasy royal court in Madagascar.
Valiha and the music of the Spirit House
Lucy Duran presents Madagascan songs accompanying exhumation and reburial ceremonies.
Lucy Duran visits the the musical capital of Madagascar, Fianarantsoa.
Lucy Duran travels to Tulear and Anakao in Madagascar to hear traditional music.
World Routes in Albania
Albanian Urban Music
Lucy Duran visist Albania to record the urban music of this once-isolated country.
Iso-Polyphony in Southern Albania
Lucy Duran explores the distinctive sound of iso-polyphony in Southern Albania.
Northern Albanian and Kosovan Music
Lucy Duran travels to the north of Albania for a folk festival in Bajram Curri.
Salvador da Bahia and the Source of Samba
Lucy Duran visits Bahia in Brazil to search for the source of samba.
Brazil - Abril Pro Rock Festival
Lucy Duran presents a World Routes residency at Brazil's Abril Pro Rock Festival.
Jerusalem Oud Festival 2011
Jerusalem International Oud Festival 2011
Moshe Morad with recordings made at the 2011 Jerusalem International Oud Festival.
Moshe Morad presents a performance given by oud player Taiseer Elias.
Lucy Duran with music recorded in Bamako and the sound of young Mali.
Lucy Duran listens to the traditional sounds of the ancient city of Bhaktapur in Nepal.
Lucy Duran is in Kenya to record the Massai singing about the dangers of cattle raiding.
World Routes in Athens
Moshe Morad visits Athens, presenting music from Manolis Karantinis and Glykeria.
Moshe Morad presents music from Lazarus Koulaxizis and Rembetiko star Mario.
The Nile Project in Aswan
Simon Broughton explores the connexion between the different lyres found along the Nile.
Simon Broughton focuses on Nubian culture, still present in the Aswan basin.
The Baroque and Beyond
Lucy Duran explores Latin American Baroque in Paraguay, focusing on music for the harp.
Lucy Duran meets one of the world's greatest classical guitarists, Berta Rojas.
Lucy Duran visits Paraguay, introducing cowboy-musicians from the Misiones region.
Lucy Duran visits Bolivia, where she enjoys the famed Baroque music of Chiquitos.
Lucy Duran visits Bolivia, listening to the panpipes of Lake Titicaca.
Equatorial Guinea Episode 1
Lucy Duran visits Equatorial Guinea in central Africa to hear music of the Fang people.
Equatorial Guinea Episode 2
Lucy Duran visits Equatorial Guinea to hear the music of Annobonese singer Desmali.
Shetland Folk Festival 2013
British Music from the Shetland Folk Festival
From the 2013 Shetland Folk Festival: The Long Notes, Leon Hunt and Skerryvore.
From the 2013 Shetland Folk Festival, performances by Kevin Henderson and Claire White.
Rainforest World Music Festival 2013
Lopa Kothari is at the 2013 Rainforest World Music Festival. Including Rhythm in Bronze.
From 2013's Rainforest World Music Festival: Chet Nuneta, Shangyin Chamber Music Orchestra
Lucy Duran looks back over 13 years of the programme.
Maracatu, ciranda and Mangue bit
Lucy Duran discovers Brazilian Carnival music, including maracatu, frevo and ciranda.
World Routes Academy
Hari Sivanesan in Tamil Nadu
World Routes Academy protege Hari Sivanesan discovers the roots of Carnatic music.
Candomble, Samba and Ranata Rosa
Lucy Duran discovers Brazilian Carnival music, including the Candomble cult.
Hari Sivanesan in Jaffna
World Routes Academy protege Hari Sivanesan heads to the Sri Lankan province of Jaffna.
Rio, the samba and Mart'nalia
Lucy Duran is in Rio, at a music school where children are taught to sing and play samba.
Forro, coco and cowboys
Lucy Duran travels to rural North East Brazil, going in search of traditional Forro music.
World Routes Academy 2012 protégé José Hernando visits Colombia to work with his mentor.
Coco music, the pifano flute and Sebastian Dias
With music for the indigenous pifano flute and a session by Sebastian Dias.
Lucy Duran with more specially-recorded music from Colombia's most important folk festival
Lucy Duran visits in Baku for the World Routes Academy 2013, which focuses on Azerbaijan.
Lucy Duran is in Baku, Azerbaijan, for the 2013 World Routes Academy.
Memorable and Iconic CDs.
Bruce MacGregor brings you the very best of folk and roots music from around the world.
An alternative string quartet collaboration session
Max presents Elliot Galvin, Caoimhin O Raghallaigh, Sam Underwood and Cheng Yu in session.
Max Reinhardt’s music to lift your spirits
From the sublime to the ridiculous, music to move through you and lift your spirits.
Betto Arcos is back reporting from the musically diverse port city of Cartagena, Colombia
Blick Bassy in session with Lopa Kothari
The best roots-based music from across the world.