Music Histories of the Kathmandu Valley: performance and the archive
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Date: 11 March 2020Time: 1:00 PM
Finishes: 11 March 2020Time: 5:00 PM
Venue: The British Museum Room: Asia Study Room
Type of Event: Workshop
This one day international workshop examines the sources for developing musical histories of early modern Nepal and the Kathmandu Valley, from instruments and performance practices to administrative documents and paintings. Admission is free and no registration is required.
|13:15||Richard Widdess – Musical ensembles at a royal ritual, Kathmandu 1664|
|13:45||Makoto Kitada – The Cacā, or Buddhist esoteric songs: text and practice in Nepal|
|14:15||Gert-Matthias Wegner – Kettledrums of Bhaktapur|
|15:15||Astrid Zotter – Musicians on Record: Samples from Administrative Documents from 19th-century Nepal|
|15:45||Richard Williams – Songs between Banaras and Bhaktapur: musical circulation in Hindi and Maithili sources|
The event is free to attend.
Organiser: Dr Richard David Williams
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Contact Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4390