Classes

Performing Musical Difference

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2017

Kay Kaufman Shelemay, PhD

Taught in cooperation with musicians of the Harvard-affiliated Silk Road Ensemble, this course explores the social processes and ethical challenges of intercultural musical exchange, composition, and performance. With an articulated humanistic goal of creating "unexpected connections, collaborations, and communities in pursuit of meaningful change," the Silk Road Project provides a rich laboratory for appraising how dimensions of difference have been conveyed through

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