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It's 'Music Time in Africa'! (VOA On Assignment Aug. 9)i
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August 09, 2013 3:31 PM
4. It's 'Music Time in Africa'! (VOA On Assignment Aug. 9) VOA's resident ethnomusicologist, Heather Maxwell, gives On Assignment's Rebecca Ward the inside scoop on VOA's longest-running English language program, "Music Time in Africa." Since 1965, the award-winning radio program has featured pan-African music spanning generations. Heather is the current host of the show and also writes a blog for VOA called "African Music Treasures." Check it out at blogs.voanews.com/african-music-treasures/

It's 'Music Time in Africa'! (VOA On Assignment Aug. 9)

Published August 09, 2013

4. It's 'Music Time in Africa'! (VOA On Assignment Aug. 9) VOA's resident ethnomusicologist, Heather Maxwell, gives On Assignment's Rebecca Ward the inside scoop on VOA's longest-running English language program, "Music Time in Africa." Since 1965, the award-winning radio program has featured pan-African music spanning generations. Heather is the current host of the show and also writes a blog for VOA called "African Music Treasures." Check it out at blogs.voanews.com/african-music-treasures/

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