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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

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Qawwali and Qawwali-based Music

Friday, March 13, 2015

Hear some Sufi devotional music, known as Qawwali, which is mostly Pakastani & usually sung by men. Listen to the late great Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan & Party in the WNYC studio from 1993.

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New Sounds

25 Years Of Real World Records I

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Listen to the first of our two part celebration of Peter Gabriel’s Real World record label, featuring music from around the globe: obscure folk chants, gospel, rock and/or classical.

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New Sounds

Devotional Music

Saturday, September 06, 2014

Listen to devotional songs from the late great Qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, as well as music recorded at a South Indian temple complex where both Muslims and Hindus pray.

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New Sounds

Cross Cultural Music From the Indian Subcontinent

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

For this New Sounds, hear a blend of western music & musicians with singers and instrumentalists from the Indian subcontinent; North and South India and/or Pakistan. Most unexpectedly, there’s a recently issued record, recorded in the late 1990’s, by guitarist Warren Cuccurullo of Duran Duran, Frank Zappa and Missing Persons fame together with the late Hindustani classical singer and sarangi (Indian box cello) player Ustad Sultan Khan. Then, listen to music from the late, great Pakistani Qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, in collaboration with Canadian Michael Brook. Also, hear music from the South-Indian born American-based double-necked 10 string electric violinist and composer, L. Shankar.

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New Sounds

Qawwali and Qawwali-based Music

Friday, August 01, 2014

Hear an hour of Sufi devotional music, mostly Pakastani and usually sung by men, known as Qawwali for this New Sounds program.   Listen to this ecstatic prayer music performed live by the late great Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and Party in the WNYC studio, from a November 1993 appearance.  Then there’s an arrangement of Nusrat’s “Allah Hoo” by the Brooklyn Qawwali Party, using jazz band instrumentation, recorded live from the 2009 Globalfest.

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New Sounds

Muslim World Music

Sunday, August 18, 2013

For this New Sounds, it's an hour of Muslim world music. Listen to rare archival footage of the Fez Festival in Morocco recorded by John Schaefer in 2001, along with a live performance by the Mojdeh Ensemble from 1994. Plus, music from the late Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan (& Party), from a live performance in our studios, recorded in 1993.

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New Sounds

Devotional Music

Thursday, August 08, 2013

Listen to some devotional music on this New Sounds program by the late great Qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.  Then, hear some songs by Arif Lohar, a hugely popular Pakistani singer whose music has lots of dance elements, but is also based on Sufi music.  Plus, hear more from the record, “Nagore Sessions,” music recorded at the Nagore Dargah, a South India temple complex where both Muslims and Hindus pray.  And more.

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New Sounds

Qawwali and Qawwali-based Music

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Hear an hour of Sufi devotional music, mostly Pakastani and usually sung by men, known as Qawwali for this New Sounds program.   Listen to this ecstatic prayer music performed live by the late great Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and Party in the WNYC studio, from a November 1993 appearance.  Then there’s an arrangement of Nusrat’s “Allah Hoo” by the Brooklyn Qawwali Party, using jazz band instrumentation, recorded live from the 2009 Globalfest. 

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New Sounds

Sufi Crossovers

Sunday, February 24, 2013

For this New Sounds, listen to music that combines Sufi traditions with Western sounds.  We’ll hear Sufi singers Abdul Ghani, Ajah Maideen and Saburmaideen Babha Sabeer from the Nagore Dargah -a sufi shrine- in a town of the same name in South India where a church, this shrine, and a Hindu temple are all next to each other.  They are part of a musical collaboration featuring Sufi, Indian, Middle Eastern and Western elements called the Nagore Sessions.

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World Music Survey

Saturday, December 01, 2012

For this New Sounds, listen to an hour of world music, beginning in the concert hall with "La Pasion," the world music-tinged setting of the Passion according to St. Mark by Argentinian-American composer Osvaldo Golijov.

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New Sounds

Muslim World Music

Monday, July 23, 2012

For this New Sounds, it's an hour of Muslim world music. Listen to rare archival footage of the Fez Festival in Morocco recorded by John Schaefer in 2001, along with a live performance by the Mojdeh Ensemble from 1994. Plus, music from the late Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan (& Party), from a live performance in our studios, recorded in 1993.

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New Sounds

Devotional Music

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Listen to some devotional music on this New Sounds program by the late great Qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.  Then, hear some songs by Arif Lohar, a hugely popular Pakistani singer whose music has lots of dance elements, but is also based on Sufi music.  Plus, hear more from the record, “Nagore Sessions,” music recorded at the Nagore Dargah, a South India temple complex where both Muslims and Hindus pray.  And more.

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New Sounds

Sufi Crossovers

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

For this New Sounds, listen to music that combines Sufi traditions with Western sounds.  We’ll hear Sufi singers Abdul Ghani, Ajah Maideen and Saburmaideen Babha Sabeer from the Nagore Dargah -a sufi shrine- in a town of the same name in South India where a church, this shrine, and a Hindu temple are all next to each other.  They are part of a musical collaboration featuring Sufi, Indian, Middle Eastern and Western elements called the Nagore Sessions.

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New Sounds

World Music Survey

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

For this New Sounds, listen to an hour of world music, beginning in the concert hall with "La Pasion," the world music-tinged setting of the Passion according to St. Mark by Argentinian-American composer Osvaldo Golijov.

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New Sounds

Sufi Crossovers

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

For this New Sounds, listen to music that combines Sufi traditions with Western sounds.  We’ll hear Sufi singers Abdul Ghani, Ajah Maideen and Saburmaideen Babha Sabeer from the Nagore Dargah -a sufi shrine- in a town of the same name in South India where a church, this shrine, and a Hindu temple are all next to each other.  They are part of a musical collaboration featuring Sufi, Indian, Middle Eastern and Western elements called the Nagore Sessions.

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New Sounds

World Music Survey

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

For this New Sounds, listen to an hour of world music, beginning in the concert hall with "La Pasion," the world music-tinged setting of the Passion according to St. Mark by Argentinian-American composer Osvaldo Golijov.

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Features

A Pakistani Legend Lives On

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan performed to a sold out house at the Colden Center in Flushing, in mid-April. Khan is the nephew of the late great qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.

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