Sacred To Us

Richard Coles presents three programmes exploring the music of non-Christian faiths.

Episodes

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01Judaism2000092620001009

Music plays an essential role in Jewish life, both inside and outside the synagogue, ranging from the cantorial tradition in worship to the foot-stomping celebration of Klezmer.

02Islam2000100320001016

Music may be forbidden within the mosque, but outside there is a thriving tradition of Qawwali, the devotional music of the Sufis.

03 LASTHinduism2000101020001023

All music and dance is considered a form of worship in the Hindu tradition, and special scales and rhythmic modes are associated with different deities.

03 LASTHinduism2000101720001030

All music and dance is considered a form of worship in the Hindu tradition, and special scales and rhythmic modes are associated with different deities.