Voice On Record

Episode 5: India

In this week’s episode Ghandi, Nehru, Krishnamurti and the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi provide different perspectives on the colossal subject of India, and field recordings help conjure some atmosphere. Aldous Huxley presents his fascinating insights into the Nataraj Shiva symbol and how it relates to western symbology. Familiar voices from Test Match Special contribute to this programme with words on the sport that millions of Indians are fanatical about…

Voice On Record is produced and presented by Sean Williams. Each episode features a selection of recordings of the human voice which have been preserved on vinyl. Historic events stand alongside esoteric guides to better bowling. Arid studio recordings are juxtaposed with location recordings rich with fascinating incidental sounds.

Originally broadcast on September 29th 2009.