Tuning 2 You: Lost Musicians Of India

April 2017

Episode 6

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In the ancient city of Varanasi, Soumik explores an area that has produced five generations of Indian classical masters. He also meets female devotional singers and a talented young drummer.

Episode 5

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In tropical Karnataka, Soumik meets some of the state's famous dancers. Their performances are impressive, but they also explain how India's archaic caste system has a negative impact on their lives.

Episode 4

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In the former Portuguese colony of Goa, Soumik meets a young fado singer and a wise old violinist. He also explores pre-colonial ghumat arti music and the unique Portuguese/Goan fusion called mando.

Episode 3

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Nagaland. In the mountains of north-east India, Soumik encounters the Naga tribes. They teach him about their mysterious customs, including their chicken dances and head-hunting traditions.

Episode 2

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In Rajasthan, Souvid and Soumik Datta visit a qawwali group at the Ajmer Sharif Dargah (the shrine to the Sufi saint Moinuddin Chishti), jam with drummers and meet some ambitious female singers

Episode 1

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The series starts in West Bengal, where Soumik and Souvid Datta track down the travelling minstrels known as Bauls, who are driven by deep faith and extraordinary spiritual resilience
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