Special Features

The music of Mali

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27 October 2013

Episode 3

15 minutes

The music of Mali, like most African nations, is diverse, but its cultural importance spans far beyond its entertainment value. When armed militants imposed a ban on music in 2012, for 10 months musicians were forced to the front line. Monocle brings this special report on Malian music to assess the significance it has to its people.

The music of Mali, like most African nations, is diverse, but its cultural importance spans far beyond its entertainment value. When armed militants imposed a ban on music in 2012, for 10 months musicians were forced to the front line. Monocle brings this special report on Malian music to assess the significance it has to its people.

27 October 2013

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