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"Voices of the Rain Forest."

Terry talks with ethnomusicologist Steven Feld. His record, "Voices of the Rainforest," captures the songs of the Kaluli (KAH-loo-lee) people of Paupa New Guinea. Feld's studies have just earned him a MacArthur Grant. Feld also works for preservation of the world's rain forests, since if the forests are eliminated, it will also mean the loss of much indigenous music. (The record is on Rycodisc). (Rebroadcast. Original date 4/15/91).

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Other segments from the episode on July 15, 1991

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 15, 1991: Interview with Dmitry Sitkovetsky; Interview with Steven Feld; Review of Peter Matthiessen's and Denns Boyles' essay collections "African Silences" and …

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