North Indian classical music is performed in a format shared by stringed, bowed and wind instruments. intermediate North Indeian Instrumental performance is open to students who play a Western or Indian instrument with at least an intermediate degree of proficiency and to those who have completed Beginning Sitar. The course will cover North Indian methods of composition, rhythm and improvisation and focus on two or three performance pices. A group performance will be given at the end of the semester.
organized by Mary Channen Caldwell and Mauro Calcagno, will take place in the sixth-floor Orrery Pavilion in Van Pelt Library, showcasing an array of professional and international musicians, performing not only gems from standard concert repertoires, but also premiering works found only in the wealth of materials held in the Kislak Center's collection.