Assumption University HumanArts- Dr. Robert Labaree, Ethnomusicology

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Date & Time: Monday, April 12, 2021
7:00 PM-8:00 PM
Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School
Location: Online
Cost: Free
Sponsored by: Assumption University HumanArts program and the Office of the Provost
Description: April 12, 2021, 7:00 PM, Dr. Robert Labaree, Ethnomusicology lecture

Whats musical about biology and why does this matter to musiciansor to the planet?

An exploration of music and nature as if they were continuations of each other.
Maybe they are.

Robert Labaree, Ph.D. is an ethnomusicologist and performer specializing in Turkish music, with writings on improvisation, Ottoman-European musical interactions, and music and biology. He is now faculty emeritus in the musicology faculty at New England Conservatory where he has taught since 1984. In 1993 he founded the conservatorys Intercultural Institute, and in 2013, the conservatorys Music in 2050 Forum. He is the co-founder of two ensembles specializing in researching, performing and teaching the music of the former Ottoman region: The EurAsia Ensemble (1980-1995) and Dünya (2004-present), which have produced between them more than a dozen CDs and three films.
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