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Episode #1951

Program #1951

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Sunday, August 31, 2003

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, the Pakistani singer who introduced many Westerners to Sufi devotional songs, has become almost synonymous with Pakistani music, especially since his death in 1997. As we hear, he could be nothing less than mesmerizing in long, spectacular stretches of nonverbal vocalizing. We also hear selections by Tarafs de Haidouks from Romania (pictured) and Tarika from Madagascar, among others.

PROGRAM #1951, world music (First aired on Wed., Sept. 5, 2001)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and Party

Devotional and Love Songs

Allah Hoo Allah Hoo, excerpt [1:30]

Real World #CAROL-2300**. www.realworldrecords.com and other online sources.

Farid Ayaz Qawwal & Brothers featuring Munshi Raziuddin

Live in NYC

Chhap Tilak [16:30]

Virsa Records, no #. www.virsaonline.com or virsa@virsaonline.com

Temple of Sound & Bizwan-Muazzam Qawwali

People's Colony #1

Beloved [5:30]

Real World/Narada #50789**
www.realworldrecords.com

Tarika

D

Tatan'i Bina [4:00]

Xenophile/Green Linnet #4053** www.greenlinnet.com

Taraf de Haidouks

Band of Gypsies

Bride In A Red Dress [4:30] A La Turk [6:00]

Nonesuch #79641** www.nonesuch.com

Various artists: Valentin Clastrier

World Fusion: Metissages

Et la roue de la vie [6:00]

Silex/Auvidis #225063. Auvidis, 47, rue Paul Vaillant-Couturier, BP 21
94251 GENTILLY CEDEX France
Tél +33 [0] 1 46 15 36 85 Fax +33 [0] 1 47 40 36 85

*, ** - Find the recordings you've heard - go to the New Sounds Recordings Information page

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