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May 2 2021

Indo-Persian Musical Confluence: Indo-Persian Music Histories I

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Our seventh panel in the Indo-Persian Confluence series studies Indian music history using Indo-Persian sources. It is followed by a Dhrupad performance with Sanskrit, Urdu, and Persian lyrics.

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William Rees Hofmann (SOAS University of London)
Katherine Butler Schofield (King's College, London)
Ayesha Sheth (University of Pennsylvania)
Richard David Williams (SOAS University of London)
Vivek Virani (University of North Texas), Chair and Moderator


Sumeet Anand
Dhrupad performance in Sanskrit, Urdu, and Persian lyrics

This collective exploration of the Indo-Persian musical exchange aims to give new prominence to its contemporary legacy while enhancing musical relationships, collaborations, and comparative research.

Event Co-Sponsors
The Mohindar Brar Sambhi Chair in Indian Music at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music
UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology
UCLA Center for Musical Humanities and the Joyce S. and Robert U. Nelson Fund
UCLA Jahangir and Eleanor Amuzegar Chair in Iranian Studies
UCLA Iranian Studies program
UCLA Center for India and South Asia (CISA)
UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies (CNES)

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