One Equal Music?

The voices of world music are linked by common human experiences.

Andrew Mcgregor hosts a virtual roundtable with Ian Anderson and Ben Mandelson.

1.05pm

Birth-music and the Rhythms of Family Life

From a Yiddish lullaby to Senegalese duo Pape and Cheikh

1.30pm

Finding an Audience

Ali Farka Toure's rise from cab-driver and farmer to world music star, with Andy Kershaw and Njane Mugambe

1.50pm

Working Songs and Table Music

From grinding millet in North Cameroon to the potato harvest in Bolivia.

2.30pm

Nurturing a Brand

World music on the radio with Francis Gay from Funkhaus Europa and Charlie Gillett, Catherine Guilyardi on a 100-year-old French connection, and Wah! - a guide to the interactive informality of the Indian classical tradition

2.45pm

Lovers' Laments and Wedding Grooves

From the Laurel Fork Travelers at Rosalee McFall, via Ginesa Ortega, to an Australian version of Barbara Allen.

4.00pm

Crossing the Borders

World music festivals, Bill Badley on the Bedu, Jameela Siddiqi's memory of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, and the delicate balance of creative destruction with Simon Broughton and Robin Denselow

4.20pm

Courtly Music and Protest Songs

From Balinese gambuh depicting the battle with King Tan Mundur to the imperial traditions of China

5.00pm

Dressing the Mix

World music on the dancefloor with Clotaire K, Doudou Sarr, Max Reinhardt and Rita Ray, klezmer in the new world order, and Western composers' attitutes.

5.20pm

Music Over the Horizon

From Kurdish epic chant to Strings of Pearls from The Klezmatics.

5.45pm

Stepping Out of the Box

Aysegül Merrick from Turkey, Stella Chiweshe from Zimbabwe, music from the top of the world and the final frontiers of world music.

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The voices of world music are linked by common human experiences.

Andrew Mcgregor hosts a virtual roundtable with Ian Anderson and Ben Mandelson.

1.05pm

Birth-music and the Rhythms of Family Life

From a Yiddish lullaby to Senegalese duo Pape and Cheikh

1.30pm

Finding an Audience

Ali Farka Toure's rise from cab-driver and farmer to world music star, with Andy Kershaw and Njane Mugambe

1.50pm

Working Songs and Table Music

From grinding millet in North Cameroon to the potato harvest in Bolivia.

2.30pm

Nurturing a Brand

World music on the radio with Francis Gay from Funkhaus Europa and Charlie Gillett, Catherine Guilyardi on a 100-year-old French connection, and Wah! - a guide to the interactive informality of the Indian classical tradition

2.45pm

Lovers' Laments and Wedding Grooves

From the Laurel Fork Travelers at Rosalee McFall, via Ginesa Ortega, to an Australian version of Barbara Allen.

4.00pm

Crossing the Borders

World music festivals, Bill Badley on the Bedu, Jameela Siddiqi's memory of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, and the delicate balance of creative destruction with Simon Broughton and Robin Denselow

4.20pm

Courtly Music and Protest Songs

From Balinese gambuh depicting the battle with King Tan Mundur to the imperial traditions of China

5.00pm

Dressing the Mix

World music on the dancefloor with Clotaire K, Doudou Sarr, Max Reinhardt and Rita Ray, klezmer in the new world order, and Western composers' attitutes.

5.20pm

Music Over the Horizon

From Kurdish epic chant to Strings of Pearls from The Klezmatics.

5.45pm

Stepping Out of the Box

Aysegül Merrick from Turkey, Stella Chiweshe from Zimbabwe, music from the top of the world and the final frontiers of world music.

(Times are approximate)

Evening

Morning

Afternoon.