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Episode #230

Vaults: Mickey Hart

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Friday, August 12, 2005

For this New Sounds from the Vaults from 1991, Mickey Hart, the longtime Grateful Dead percussionist, discusses his music and the sounds from other traditions that have inspired him. Hart has been one of world music’s earliest and most visible champions - and on this program, he presents selections from Egyptian drummers to the Gyuto Monks.

PROGRAM #230, With Guest Mickey Hart (First aired on 6/29/1991)





The Diga Rhythm Band


"Sweet Sixteens” {7:00}

Rykodisc #10101.
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Various Arists

Music of Upper and Lower Egypt

"Manami," excerpt {3:30}

Rykodisc #10106.
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Sultan Khan

Sarangi: The Music of India

"Thumri" excerpt {6:00}

Rykodisc #10104.
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Babatunde Olatunji and Drums of Passion

The Invocation

"Kori" {6:00}

Rykodisc #10102.
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Hamza El Din


"Mwashah" {4:00}

Rykodisc #10103.
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The Golden Gate Gypsy Orchestra

The Traveling Jewish Wedding

"Tumbalalaika" {3:30}

Rykodisc #10105.
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The Gyuto Monks Choir

Tibetan Tantric Choir

"Guhyasamaja Tantra" {2:30}

Windham Hill #2001.
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