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Anoushka Shankar - Land of Gold featured on 'Hearts of Space: BHAKTI'

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Land of Gold, Anoushka Shankar's fourth album for Deutsche Grammophon, is her heartfelt response to the trauma and injustice experienced by refugees and victims of war. Offering an uplifting message of hope for dark times, its music was inspired by recent news images of people fleeing civil war, oppression, poverty and unbearable hardship. The album contemplates the common thread of humanity and its power to reconnect people divided by hatred and fear. "The seeds of Land of Gold originated in the context of the humanitarian plight of refugees," Anoushka recalls. "It coincided with the time when I had recently given birth to my second child. I was deeply troubled by the intense contrast between my ability to provide for my baby, and others who desperately wanted to provide the same security for their children but were unable to do so." Track 9 Say Your Prayers from Land of Gold is featured on Syndicated - Hearts of Space.

Hearts of Space is heard on over 200 National Public Radio stations. Estimated audience: 200,000 listeners / week is the #2 contemporary Music program on public radio in station carriage is in the Top 20 list of all syndicated programs, including All Things Considered, Morning Edition, Garrison Keillor, etc. has a worldwide audience online via our HOS ARCHIVE service heard weekly on Digitally Imported ( on the SPACE DREAMS channel.   Here's a listing for the full program


   PGM 1118 : "BHAKTI - the sound of spiritual devotion in Indian fusion /  FEED DATE : 7-22-16



  "Say Your Prayers" < 0:00->4:29 >

   : LAND OF GOLD; Deutsche Grammophon B0024640-02; 2016

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  "OM Mantra (The Cosmic Yes)" (edited) < 4:29->14:38 >

   : COSMIC CONNECTIONS - LIVE; White Swan WS-0165; 2016

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  "Greeting the Dawn--Part 1 (Alap)" < 14:38->20:18 >

   : SHAVASANA TRANCE [compilation]; Sounds True MM04707D; 2016

     also on SHAKTI GUITAR; White Swan WS-0153; 2014

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  "Meditation on the Skeleton" (edited) < 20:18->27:09 >

   with Mark Seelig, bansuri flute

   : THESE FLEETING MOMENTS; Metropolis MET 1033; 2016

     -- to be released on August 12 --

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  "Bija" (edited) < 27:09->34:12 >

   : BIJA; self-published [no catalog #]; 2003

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  "Atma" (edited) < 34:12->54:21 >

   : ATMA BHAKTI: Healing Sounds of Prayer; New Earth NE 3154; 2015

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  "Awakening" (edited) < 54:21->58:59 >

   : ANJALI; AF-3001; 2002

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