China's Wild West, the Xinjiang Autonomous Region is home to the Uyghur ethnic minority group. Famous for the Silk Road, the cultural melting pot is most evident in the Uyghur traditional song and dance - Muqam. Then, travel east to Mongolia, where the Long Song reigns supreme. Famous for its elongated pronunciations and difficulty, this traditional folk music is epitome of Mongolian culture.
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Episode #1111 / Length: 26 minutes