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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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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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Musical Cross-Pollination

Sunday, January 05, 2014

On this edition of New Sounds, we'll hear from singers who reach across musical traditions, including a new recording of a Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan piece – “Mustt Mustt” - by Indo-Canadian singer Kiran Ahluwalia, featuring the Tuareg musical rebels from Mali, Tinariwen.  Kiran says of the collaboration - "I knew it would be compelling to have a song from the South Asian Islamic tradition performed with Muslims from Mali."  We'll hear the results on this program.

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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

Musical Cross-Pollination

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

On this edition of New Sounds, we'll hear from singers who reach across musical traditions, including a new recording of a Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan piece – “Mustt Mustt” - by Indo-Canadian singer Kiran Ahluwalia, featuring the Tuareg musical rebels from Mali, Tinariwen.  Kiran says of the collaboration - "I knew it would be compelling to have a song from the South Asian Islamic tradition performed with Muslims from Mali."  We'll hear the results on this program.

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New Sounds

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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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

Musical Cross-Pollination

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

On this edition of New Sounds, we'll hear from singers who reach across musical traditions, including a new recording of a Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan piece – “Mustt Mustt” - by Indo-Canadian singer Kiran Ahluwalia, featuring the Tuareg musical rebels from Mali, Tinariwen.  Kiran says of the collaboration - "I knew it would be compelling to have a song from the South Asian Islamic tradition performed with Muslims from Mali."  We'll hear the results on this program. 

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Soundcheck

Gig Alert: Brooklyn Qawwali Party

Friday, December 10, 2010

Brooklyn Qawwali Party brings its high-octane, horn-driven take on a mystical Pakistani music genre to Littlefield in Brooklyn tonight. Download their "Musst Musst" here.

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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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