Global Hit

A daily spotlight on international musical artists and trends. Created by host Marco Werman, the Global Hit features interviews with musicians, critics and deejays around the globe. Subscribe to the podcast: RSS iTunes

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A French professor of art and music contends that ancient cave paintings were part of music-filled rituals. Reporter Ari Daniel Shapiro visited a cave with the French professor and an American skeptic.

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Dutch avant-garde composer Stephen Emmer has a new "music and spoken word project." The World's April Peavey tells us how Emmer wrote the music to complement the words of old recordings by writers such as Jorge Luis Borges.

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Global Hit - Tim Ries

Saxophonist and keyboardist Tim Ries has been touring with the Rolling Stones for almost a decade. Ries talks to anchor Lisa Mullins about his new CD 'Stones World" a world music take on the Rolling Stones' songs.

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Geo Answer and Global Hit

On today's Geo Quiz we were looking for a South African city that was once a way-station for the Dutch East India Company. The answer is Cape Town. That city's streets come alive this week with the sounds of marching minstrels. It's part of a new-year's tradition that dates back to the days when the Dutch forced people from Southeast Asia to work as slaves in Cape Town. Terry FitzPatrick sent us this report.