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Luka Bloom Claire Burge Dublin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: ThistleRadio New

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Dougie MacLean: New Tomorrow

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Ballads Of The Border

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In a short video drawing attention this week, musician B.C. Manjunath uses the Fibonacci sequence to illustrate the depth and complexity of konnakol rhythms. Tomekbudujedomek/Getty Images hide caption

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Zinzile Majola, 27-year-old singer of Friends Band, says it felt like a window opening when Mugabe left. "It actually gave us more confidence that things would change from now on, from the way they were, from the way they used to be," Majola says. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Politics In Zimbabwe Has A New Soundtrack

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Sertanejo singer Marília Mendonça, 22, sings to a crowd of thousands at Expo Londrina, an agricultural fair in the southern Brazilian city of Londrina. Catherine Osborn for NPR hide caption

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In 'Macho' Brazil, Fast-Rising Star Marília Mendonça Is Inspiring Women To Push Back

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This weeks' episode of The Thistle & Shamrock features music by Kris Drever. Chloe Garrick /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: ThistleRadio Classic

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Iraqi-born, New Mexico-based composer and oud player Rahim Alhaj. Michael G. Stewart/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Stories Of Wartime, Transformed Through Music

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"Ayibobo means blessings or welcome," Paul Beaubrun explains. Hugue-Robert Marsan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Paul Beaubrun Shares His Love For Haiti In Song: 'Our Message Is Still Strong'

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