Sharing music with the spirits of the forest
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What happens when you learn music from fairies while you sleep? Come along with host Susan Owensby and meet the women who do … the artisan/musicians of the Lemhadong Collective, from the Philippines. There’s music from the winner of this year’s RFI Discovery Prize, Ugandan Maurice Kirya - and of course, the quiz!
I’ve had such good feedback about the programme that I want to have him on the show on a regular basis – but with your participation. Send in themes for him to develop, musically – it could be “Sunday morning in front of Lake Victoria in Uganda”, “A summer evening in the Himalayas”, “A wedding in Jamaica” – the only limit is your imagination. Send in your ideas, and let’s see what he’ll come up with. Put DJ Doug to work!
I still want you to crowd into the kitchen and cook with me … I want you to write and tell me about people in your community who are doing good things, for a regular feature on the Club 9516/Sound Kitchen about “ordinary” heroes – the people in your community who are trying to make the world a better place.
And I am still looking for your letters about the weirdest thing that has ever happened to you, or that you’ve seen … or, your favourite guilty pleasure – mine’s chocolate - or your favourite day-off thing to do. Share your proudest achievement with us all – and send in your musical requests and dedications, too.
And then the all-important recipes and proverbs: get ‘em in! As I’ve been telling you, we’re going to put together a Sound Kitchen listener cookbook, filled with your recipes - and your proverbs, too. We won’t put the book together for awhile, so there’s still time to be included. If you contribute, you will be the first to receive a Sound Kitchen Cookbook. Later, we can use it as a prize for the quiz.
So, to your pens! Include a phone number, if you can. I’d like to call you and put you on-the-air – and send you an RFI CD. If you go on-the-air, you get a CD of music chosen by the RFI musical team - so don’t be shy!
Send your thoughts to me at:
or, of course, via “real” mail to:
Club 9516 / The Sound Kitchen
75016 Paris, FRANCE
I look forward to hearing from you.
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