Farida Parveen – Asia & Pacific Award Nominee | Songlines

Asia & Pacific

Farida Parveen
Songs of Lalon Shah (Ocora Radio France)

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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.

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