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May 16 2021

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

Ustad Naseeruddin Saami

Our eighth panel in the Indo-Persian Confluence series studies Indian music history using Indo-Persian sources.

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Link to Presentation Abstracts (PDF)


Max G. Katz (William & Mary)
Allyn Miner (University of Pennsylvania)
Dard Neuman (UC Santa Cruz)
Richard Widdess (SOAS London)
Bonnie Wade (UC Berkeley), Chair and Moderator


Khayal performance by Ustad Naseeruddin Saami (Pakistan)

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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The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music acknowledges the Gabrielino/Tongva peoples as the traditional land caretakers of Tovaangar (the Los Angeles basin and So. Channel Islands). As a land grant institution, we pay our respects to the Honuukvetam (Ancestors), ‘Ahiihirom (Elders) and ‘Eyoohiinkem (our relatives/relations) past, present and emerging.