The World Accordion to Phil

BBC Scotland

Andrew Twaddle DIRECTOR
Phil Cunningham PRESENTER

Series of documentaries which examines how the musical instrument, the accordeon, has found a place in diferent cultures around the world. Presented by Scottish musician, Phil Cunningham. For this episode, it was filmed the zyldeco traditions, the tango tradition in Argentina and the forró musicians in Brazil : origins of the music and how that instrument fits into Brazilian musical life, how Forró is becoming a Brazilian cultural export - growing in popularity across Europe; filmed in Caruarú – in a Forró Bar and in the market.