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What’s the link between C20th Muslim pop music and Victorian synagogue music?
27 February 2022
Presented by Ed Kessler
Production by Claire Curran.


Cartoon of choir, arms aloft in praise


It’s a long way from Victorian synagogues to Twentieth Century recording studios but both provided a catalyst for musical sharing and cultural enrichment bringing, respectively, Jewish and Muslim music into the mainstream. Danielle Padley and Jonas Otterbeck survey the scene...


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