Posts Tagged ‘The Mountain Music Project’

Tonight: Mountain Music From the Appalachians to the Himalayas

When mandolin player Tara Lynette traveled to Nepal during college, she found people playing eerily familiar songs on banjo- and fiddle-like instruments. "Some of their melodies are almost exactly like old time Appalachian tunes," she says. In 2006, she returned to Nepal with a fiddle-playing friend, eager to jam with the locals. A film crew [...]

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