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Music from Central Asia

Monday, September 01, 2014

On this New Sounds, hear music from the steppes of central Asia, featuring Mongolian group Hanggai, the overtone singing of Huun Huur Tu together with Brooklyn's Hazmat Modine, and more.

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New Sounds

Music from Central Asia

Monday, May 13, 2013

Listen to music from the steppes of central Asia on this New Sounds.  Hear the overtone singing of Huun Huur Tu colliding with the New York folk/world group Hazmat Modine.  There’s also music from the Mongolian group, Hanggai, recorded in the WNYC studios.  Hear music by Russian composer Anton Batagov and a Buddhist monk from Republic of Kalmykia. Plus, listen to other voices from the Eurasian steppes, including a singer from the Russian region of Buryatia, Namgar Lhasaranova, whose 4-person group goes by “Namgar,” and performs traditional Buryat and Mongolian music.

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