Music Around The World - Part 2


20000102In the second part of Radio 3's special day of music from around the world, live music from Broadcasting House in London by four British groups, reflecting some of the musical traditions flourishing in the UK today.

The Guo Brothers play Chinese traditional music on bamboo flute and sheng (Chinese mouth organ).

Chartwell Dutrio and Spirit Talk Mbira are a group based around the distinctive tones of the African thumb piano.

Alistair Anderson (Northumbrian pipes and concertina) plays traditional tunes from the British Isles.

And Vajahat Khan plays classical Indian rags on the sarod, a plucked string instrument.