Musicology Lecture Series. "Improvisation on the Sitar: Traditional Knowledge and Free Expression"


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  • Speaker: Professor Sanjoy Bandopadhyay, Rabindra Bharati University
  • Host Department: musicol
  • Date: 02/14/2014
  • Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

  • Location: 506 Burton Memorial Tower

  • Description:

    This talk discusses the relationship between sitar performance and improvisation.  Such on-the-spot musical combinations combine traditional repertoire, effective application techniques, and artistic logic. A free mind is required to perform the spontaneously generated flow of musical ideas. 

    This event is co-sponsored by CWPS.