|Eliades Ochoa - Mariam Hassan - Channi Singh *||20090724|
From Charlton Park in Wiltshire, Andrew Mcgregor, Charlie Gillett, Lopa Kothari and Lucy Duran begin present performances from WOMAD, the globe's leading festival of world music.
This programme features performances from the Buena Vista Social Club's Eliades Ochoa and Saharawi singing star Mariam Hassan from the Open Air Stage, the Portico Quartet from the Siam Tent, as well as the Dennis Bovell Dub Band and Bhangra pioneer Channi Singh on Radio 3's own stage in the shady Arboretum. Plus interviews and truck sessions.
Music from the festival, including Eliades Ochoa, Mariam Hassan and Channi Singh.
|Mamer - The Dhoad Gypsies *||20090726|
Lucy Duran presents more coverage from the leading festival of world music, including a performance from BBC Radio 3's own stage by the Chinese singer and two-string lute player Mamer, and highlights from a set by the Dhoad Gypsies of Rajasthan.
Lucy Duran with a performance from Mamer and highlights from a set by the Dhoad Gypsies.
|Oumou Sangare - Kamel El Harrachi - Jim Moray * *||20090725|
Andrew Mcgregor is joined by Lopa Kothari and Lucy Duran for more from the leading festival of world music, from the festival site in Charlton Park in Wiltshire.
There are highlights from performances by Malian diva Oumou Sangare, with songs from her critically praised new album Seya, and by Algerian star Kamel El Harrachi, who sings the popular Chaabi style that's heard all across North Africa. And from BBC Radio 3's own stage, the UK's Jim Moray, winner of the 2008 fRoots Album of the Year.
Andrew Mcgregor presents performances from Oumou Sangare, Kamel El Harrachi and Jim Moray