Crossing Over

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0119990315

Robin Denselow talks to musicians who have fallen in love with music from another culture.

Graham Wiggins, master didgeridoo player, tells of his experience living and studying the techniques with the Aboriginal masters in Australia.

He demonstrates the electronic sampling tricks he uses to turn this ancient instrument into the funky bass-line for his band, Dr Didg.

on the pressures of taking the stage alone, night after night.

0219990322

Robin Denselow talks to musicians who have fallen in love with music from another culture.

2: Nitin Sawhney.

031999032719990329

Robin Denselow talks to musicians who have fallen in love with music from another culture.

3: Producer and lecturer Lucy Duran first went to a Gambian village to learn to play the kora and has devoted her life to West African music.

She followed the trail of the kora players deep into the Malian interior, and has since helped introduce British audiences to one the world's richest musical cultures.

041998050919980518

Robin Denselow talks to six musicians who have fallen in love with music from another culture.

In the last of the series, Billy Bragg crosses over to America to sing the songs of his hero Woody Guthrie which were never recorded during Guthrie's lifetime.

on the pressures of taking the stage alone, night after night.

041999040319990405

Robin Denselow talks to musicians who have fallen in love with music from another culture.

4: Belinda Sykes finds the true voice of a medieval troubadour in modern Morocco.

0519980510

Robin Denselow talks to six musicians who have fallen in love with music from another culture.

5: Belinda Sykes finds the true voice of a medieval troubadour in modern Morocco.

0619980517

Robin Denselow talks to six musicians who have fallen in love with music from another culture.

In the last of the series, Billy Bragg crosses over to America to sing the songs of his hero Woody Guthrie which were never recorded during Guthrie's lifetime.

A011998041219990313

Robin Denselow talks to musicians who have fallen in love with music from another culture.

1: Graham Wiggins, master didgeridoo player, tells of his experience living and studying the techniques with the aboriginal masters in Australia.

He demonstrates the electronic sampling tricks he uses to turn this ancient instrument into the funky bass-line for his band, Dr Didg.

on the pressures of taking the stage alone, night after night.

A021998041119980420
A021998041119980413

Robin Denselow talks to six musicians who have fallen in love with music from another culture.

2: Graham Wiggins shares his experience of studying didgeridoo techniques with the Aboriginal masters in Australia.

on the pressures of taking the stage alone, night after night.

A021998041919990320

Robin Denselow talks to musicians who have fallen in love with music from another culture.

2: Nitin Sawhney grew up a British Asian in a white neighbourhood.

One of his first encounters with another musical world was through the flamenco guitar.

He explains how this passion has led him back to his INDIAn roots.

A03Asian Underground1998041819980427

Robin Denselow talks to six musicians who have fallen in love with music from another culture.

3: Nitin Sawhney grew up as a British Asian in a white neighbourhood, and one of his first encounters with another musical world was through flamenco guitar.

He shows how this passion has led him back to his INDIAn roots and has been incorporated into his extraordinary `Asian underground' fusion.

on the pressures of taking the stage alone, night after night.

A03Asian Underground1998042619990327

Robin Denselow talks to musicians who have fallen in love with music from another culture.

3: Producer and lecturer Lucy Duran first went to a Gambian village to learn to play the kora and has devoted her life to West African music.

She followed the trail of the kora players deep into the Malian interior, and has since helped introduce British audiences to one the worlds richest musical cultures.

A041998042519980504

Robin Denselow talks to six musicians who have fallen in love with music from another culture.

4: Producer and lecturer Lucy Duran first went to a Gambian village to learn to play the kora and ended up devoting her life to West African music.

She followed the trail of the kora players deep into the Malian interior and has since helped introduce British audiences to one of the world's richest musical cultures.

on the pressures of taking the stage alone, night after night.

A041998050319990403
A051998050219980511

Robin Denselow talks to six musicians who have fallen in love with music from another culture.

5: Belinda Sykes finds the true voice of a medieval troubadour in modern Morocco.

on the pressures of taking the stage alone, night after night.

AP20031027

By Steve Hennessy.

Rhodri supplements his income by working as a medium.

When Sian asks for his help, the consequences are unexpected for several people close to Rhodri.

Geraint....Robert Harper Rhodri....Brendan Charleson Sian....Manon Edwards Mrs Reed....Lynn Hunter Dai Reed....Huw Davies.