Each weekday, Pulse of the Planet provides its listeners with a two-minute sound portrait of Planet Earth, tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide and blending interviews and extraordinary natural sound.
Developed by sound recordist Alan Lomax in the 1950s, Cantometrics is a measure of music in relation to the culture from which it stems. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
African spiritism blends with Catholic ritual on a saint's day in Salvador, Bahia, in Brazil.
Stay tuned at the end of the program for a preview of "Sacred Mounds", Jim Metzner's novel of historical fiction and magical realism. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.