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David Lewiston Shares Music from Bali and Other Regions of the World.

Musicologist David Lewiston. Since the early 60s, Lewiston has traveled the world collecting the music of the indigenous cultures. He's recorded the Andean music of Peru, the fiestas of southern Mexico and the marimba music of Guatemala. In addition, he's travelled extensively in the Himalayas and other remote, mountainous areas of the Far East. These recordings have been released as part of the Nonesuch Record Company's Explorer Series. Over the last few years, Lewiston has focused on the music and rituals of the people of Tibet, now living in exile in northern India. The most recent release of the Nonesuch Explorer series features Lewiston's recordings of the music of Bali.


Other segments from the episode on August 1, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 1, 1989: Interview with David Lewiston; Commentary on Gene Vincent; Interview with Buck Clayton; Commentary on The Capris.


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