For this New Sounds, listen to a suite of excerpts from the opera by Philip Glass about the early career of Mohandas K. Gandhi, sung in Sanskrit. Plus, music from his seminal Einstein On The Beach and solo piano music as well.
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Wind down each night with an hour of unusual music from artists, composers, and traditional musicians - all gleefully oblivious of their genres. Hosted by WNYC’s John Schaefer.
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