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The Song Collector

  • Aired: 05/28/2017
  • 54:02
  • Expires: 08/27/2017
  • Rating: NR
Deep in the Indian Himalayas lies Ladakh, one of the more sparsely populated regions on the globe. For thousands of years, the people of Ladakh were isolated from the larger world and developed a rich cultural heritage free from outside influence. All that changed in the 20th century. See the story of famed singer Morup Namgyal’s attempt to save the songs of his people.
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Saving the songs — and stories — of the Ladakhi.
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