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Revueltas

Friday, May 14, 2010

A hundred years after the start of the Revolution in Mexico, people are finally paying attention to a Mexican composer who mixed his music with his political convictions. As WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us in this edition of the Fishko Files, the results were dramatic.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Please Explain: Indian Classical Music

Friday, January 29, 2010

Hindustani music, a classical musical tradition of northern and central India, can be traced back to Vedic times, around 1000 BC. On today’s edition of Please Explain we’ll take a look at India’s rich culture of music and its trademark instruments. Tabla player Dibyarka Chatterjee, and sitar player ...

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