Sacred To Us

Richard Coles presents three programmes exploring the music of non-Christian faiths.

Episodes

EpisodeTitleFirst
Broadcast
RepeatedComments
01Judaism2000092620001009Music plays an essential role in Jewish life, both inside and outside the synagogue, ranging from the cantorial tradition in worship to the foot-stomping celebration of Klezmer.

"Music plays an essential role in Jewish life, both inside and outside the synagogue, ranging from the cantorial tradition in worship to the foot-stomping celebration of Klezmer."

02Islam2000100320001016Music may be forbidden within the mosque, but outside there is a thriving tradition of Qawwali, the devotional music of the Sufis.

"Music may be forbidden within the mosque, but outside there is a thriving tradition of Qawwali, the devotional music of the Sufis."

03 LASTHinduism2000101020001023All music and dance is considered a form of worship in the Hindu tradition, and special scales and rhythmic modes are associated with different deities.

"All music and dance is considered a form of worship in the Hindu tradition, and special scales and rhythmic modes are associated with different deities."

03 LASTHinduism2000101720001030All music and dance is considered a form of worship in the Hindu tradition, and special scales and rhythmic modes are associated with different deities.

"All music and dance is considered a form of worship in the Hindu tradition, and special scales and rhythmic modes are associated with different deities."