Nine Lives: Sacred Music in Modern India

Location: Barbican Centre London EC2Y 8
Start Date: 25 September, 2009 at 07:30
Finish Date: 25 September 2009 at 09:30
Leader: Leader (View profile)
Cost: £12.50

This special concert is curated by William Dalrymple, author of Nine Lives: In Search Of The Sacred In Modern India.

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Featuring the Bauls of Bengal - mystic minstrels whose beliefs draw on Vaishnavite Hindu and Sufi Muslim thought - and the Shah Jo Raag Fakirs, who sing at the shrine of Sufi saint Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai in Sindh (Pakistan). Plus Thevaram hymns of Tamil Nadu from Susheela Raman and the celebrated Chandu Pannicker Theyyam Dance Group from Kerala.

 

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