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1992

    • Music of India: the serie

      A documentary directed by , .

      The unique and excep­tional music of Ustad Bis­mil­lah Khan. Rec­og­nized through­out the world as one as the great­est musi­cians of Indian Raga, his fame is due to his astound­ing work with the Shanaï oboe whose sta­tus he tran­cended from that of a com­mon court instru­ment to that of a classical […]

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    • Music of India: Rajasthan, the music of the the desert ep.2/2

      A documentary directed by , .

      A voy­age through the arid and colour­ful land of Rajasthan. This desert plateau in west­ern India is home to some of the country’s most ancient rural com­mu­ni­ties founded by the region’s wan­derind bards and min­istrels. The film’s set­ting is cen­tered around the Langa. Man­gani­yar, Cha­ran com­mu­ni­ties, their castes and musical […]

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    • Music of India: Banaras, music of the Ganges ep.1/2

      A documentary directed by .

      The unique and excep­tional music of Ustad Bis­mil­lah Khan. Rec­og­nized through­out the world as one as the great­est musi­cians of Indian Raga, his fame is due to his astound­ing work with the Shanaï oboe whose sta­tus he tran­cended from that of a com­mon court instru­ment to that of a classical […]

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    • Gypsy music of Romania

      A documentary directed by , , .

      To be a musi­cian is a great thing. Being a musi­cian is not sim­ply play­ing music. When play­ing for oth­ers , you have to be happy if you want to give hap­pi­ness, if you want to lead the dance…” San­dor, Gypsy musi­cian from Tran­syl­va­nia. They are Roman­ian gyp­sies, pro­fes­sional musicians, […]

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    • Rumba

      A documentary directed by .

      A doc­u­men­tary trac­ing the his­tory of this pop­u­lar African dance music. From Kin­shasa to Braz­zav­ille, along the banks of the River Congo, Rumba has been the music for the peo­ple of Congo and Zaïre since the 1950’s, often cel­e­brat­ing the events of mod­ern Africa, such as the famous “Inde­pen­dence Cha-Cha” […]

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