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Clychau Dibon is a one-of-a-kind album. The first collaboration between Welsh classical harpist Catrin Finch and Senegalese kora player Seckou Keita, the album brings to life an extraordinary combination.

The two instruments have actually a lot in common. Originally from the same musical family, they play central roles both in Wales and Senegal, where oral history is often expressed through music.

The result is an inventive, calm and creative mix — so if you're in the mood for something both soothing and inspiring, Clychau Dibon is what you need right now.

British dailyThe Guardian described the album as "delicate but quietly thrilling," while French magazine Les Inrocks'Stéphane Deschampscalled it simply "wonderful" and "as beautiful as silence."

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People pay their respects to former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe outside the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo, ahead of his state funeral. Shinzo Abe died after he was shot during a political campaign event on July 8.

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Welcome to Tuesday, where Japan honors former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in a controversial state funeral, unexplained gas leaks are reported on Nord Stream pipelines and NASA’s Dart mission succeeds, at high speed. Meanwhile, German daily Die Welt looks at how European countries are dealing with the prospect of a winter energy crisis and the potential repercussions on their support for Ukraine.

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