Oneness and Otherness: Frontiers of Musical Empathy

3:00 PM  - 4:30 PM
Sunday Nov 5, 2017
Mairs Concert Hall, Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center, Music Building

Join performer-scholars Marié Abe (Boston University), Mark Mazullo (Macalester College), and Matthew Rahaim (University of Minnesota) for a lively discussion about, and musical demonstration of, three case studies in musical empathy. Subjects will range from the piano sonatas of Beethoven, to the master teacher-student relationship in Hindustani vocal music, to the contemporary phenomenon of chindon-ya, a live musical advertisement practice in Japan. What lies behind our claims to connect with others through music? Is there value in the preservation, through musical encounters, of difference?

This event is for: Alumni, Students, Staff, Faculty and Public

Admission: free

Sponsored By: Music

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