Asia & Pacific
Songs of Lalon Shah (Ocora Radio France)
The acclaimed Bangladeshi singer Farida Parveen is acknowledged as the finest interpreter of the lyrics of the 19th-century Bengali poet and Baul mystic Lalon Shah. Captured in concert in Paris more than a decade ago, this is a high-quality recording of a passionate performance on which her striking voice is backed by percussion, flute, dotara (lute) and harmonium. A Top of the World in #132.