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Music In Sahara by StuartMa on 1 December 2002 11:31am
 
Loved the snippets of West/North African pop and ethnic music used in SAHARA, particularly the second and third episodes. But have no idea what they all were. Are there any World Music enthusiasts out there who could help identify any of the musicians and pieces for me? Will keep fingers crossed.
 
Re: Music In Sahara by Mudhooks on 2 December 2002 9:21am
 
I am also interested in World Music and was particularily interested in the music of Toumani Diabate.... I don't know which pieces were played, but there are plenty of sites which have information about Diabate, as well as other Malian musicians.

Check out Google and do a search. I have put one site below which has a page with a bio and discography of Diabate.

http://worldmusicportal.com/Artists/African/Mali/toumanidiabate.htm

You can also check out the search on this site. If you look to your left, there is a list "Plain's Guides". Click on "Person" and a dropdown list of names. If you click on, for instance, Toumani Diabate, you will be taken to the narrative for him.

Personally, I think one of the things that sets MP's travels is that he doesn't just point out someone doing something, he talks with them, and lets us meet THEM....

Anyhoo... If you have music you'd like to share, I'd like to chat. I have an ever-expanding collection of World (and other) music. I am constantly finding one more artist or style that fascinates me.

I have a webpage (nothing special) leave me a message.... http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/classic/U205935
 



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