Music Planet [World Service]

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Mexico's Jarocho Folk Music2019100520191006 (WS)

Music journalist Betto Arcos reports on the son jarocho folk music of his native Veracruz in Mexico. Son jarocho was made famous through the song La Bamba and a typical line-up features the 8-stringed jarana and requinto guitars. The style has evolved over centuries and remains popular today thanks to bands like Mono Blanco and Quetzal.

Producer: Felix Carey

The son jarocho of Veracruz, Mexico remains popular thanks to bands like Mono Blanco

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Music From Mozambique2019101220191013 (WS)

Ivan Larenjeira takes us on a road trip through Mafala in Maputo Mozambique

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The Music Of Belize2019110220191103 (WS)

Discover the music of Belize with record producer Ivan Duran

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The Music Of Ghana2019111620191117 (WS)

DJ Rita Ray takes us on a journey through the music of Ghana \u2013 from highlife to afrobeats

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The Music Of The Island Of R\u00e9union2019102620191027 (WS)

J\u00e9r\u00f4me Galabert of the Sakifo Festival in R\u00e9union reports on the vibrant music scene

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The Roots Of Music In Finland2019101920191020 (WS)

Amanda Kauranne explores the diverse roots of Finnish music from Karelia to folk

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The Vocal Music Of Guizhou Province, China2019110920191110 (WS)

The music of Guizhou province is inextricably linked to the landscape and nature

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