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Ode To Gravity:
An Interview with Robbie Bāsho

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Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 87 min
Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA

From a program recorded in 1974, Charles Amirkhanian interviews Berkeley California guitarist and composer, Robbie Bāsho. Bāsho, who died at the age of 45 in 1986, was one of the most innovative acoustic steel string guitarist of the late 20th Century. In this program Robbie introduces music from his 1974 album "Zarthus" and talks about the influence of world music in his work, as well as his interest in Native American music in particular.

Musical Selections:  Zarthus [excerpt] -- Khoda E Gul Abe [excerpt] -- Mehera -- Khalil Gibran -- Bride Divine -- Rhapsody In Druz -- Tassajara (Zen Shinji) -- California Raga -- Leaf in the Wind
Performers:  Robbie Bāsho, guitar, piano, voice (all selections)
Susan Graubard, flute (Tassajara)
Genres:  Folk Music; World Music
Subject:  Bāsho, Robbie; Fairuz; Fayrūz; Fairouz; Hovhaness, Alan, 1911-2000; Calafia; Gibran, Kahlil, 1883-1931; Folk music; World music; Ethnic music; Guitar music; Piano music; Music -- Iran; Music -- Persia; Music -- India; Music -- Lebanon; Songs with guitar; Songs with piano; Flute and guitar music; Druze
People:  Amirkhanian, Charles; Bāsho, Robbie; Graubard, Susan
Recording Date:  11/06/1974
First Broadcast Date:  11/06/1974
 
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