Sudan archives preserves music from across the decades and continents

The World

A Sudanese American woman in Sacramento, California, is digitizing cassettes recorded with classic Sudanese songs going all the way back to the 1960s. In the process, she’s created a music archive called Sudan Tapes Archive that more and more people are accessing. Reporter Hana Baba, of station KALW and the podcast “The Stoop,” talked to Haneen Sidahmed about how her work has taken on new urgency as many centers of culture and musical preservation are being destroyed in the war in Sudan.

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